My Faith Anchor Point is my Fridge

When I say my fridge is an anchor point of faith, it is not because it keeps my beer cold. While that is a plus for the fridge, the faith anchor point is actually on the outside. All over the outside, held on with a vast array of magnets. Nearly …

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Are Cross Necklaces Catholic?

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Is there a “Catholic” Cross? It is very common to see people wearing a cross necklace. Some are plain, some are ornate and some feature an image of Jesus on them. Among all these options is there a “Catholic” cross? The answer of course, is both yes and no. Let’s …

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Dear Pope Francis

The experience of a good book is wonderful. Once you begin, it is hard to put it down. I recently had this experience from an unexpected source: a book for children. I suppose I should have known better, given that it was a book where Pope Francis answered letters from children around …

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What does a Saint Wear on Her First Communion?

While browsing through our Communion veils, gloves and accessories, I began to wonder, what does a saint wear on her First Communion? Would her dress be simple? Or would she be dressed to the nines for such a special day? And then I stumbled across this photo of St. Therese’s …

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Lenten Moments of Mercy

Ideas for the Struggling Super Disciple Ready or not here comes Lent. Have you sorted out your plans for prayer, sacrifice and fasting yet? Like a new years resolution in March it can be difficult to hold onto our plans without help. We want to be the super disciple, able …

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