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Chris Weickert

Chris is a devoted husband and the father of six beautiful children. He and his wife Elaine operate multiple online Catholic Stores. Starting in ministry related work at age 18, Chris was Diocesan Director of Youth Retreats. Subsequent work as a DRE, Youth Minister, and Development Director preceded his entry into Catholic retail.

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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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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Do You Know Where Your Candles Are?

Ordinary time ends this weekend and Advent begins in one week. That means that this weekend my wife and I should try and find the Advent wreath, make sure we have candles that are not burned to nubbins. We need to prepare to prepare. It is time for us to …

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