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The Advent Season and the Wreath: Preparing for Christ

We are in the last week of ordinary time based on the Catholic liturgical calendar. In fact, we celebrate the feast of Christ the King today, a fitting tribute  to end the liturgical ordinary time.  291 more words

Catholic Traditions

Is it Morally Permissible to Attend a Gay Marriage?

When the Supreme Court legalized marriage in all 50 states of the union this past summer I knew it would be inevitable that people would be asking whether or not they could attend the marriage of a same-sex couple. 707 more words

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Listen to Pope Francis, not the media!

This week Pope Francis begins a historic visit to the United States. It will be the first time in history that a Pope addresses the joint sessio… 1,260 more words

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The True Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. Do you believe?

As we prepare to welcome Pope Francis to New York at the end of the month, I would like to ask everyone to view this video about something he was personally involved with that is astounding: the Eucharistic Miracle of Buenos Aires. 78 more words

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Never Go to Mass Empty Hearted, Empty-Handed

We have the tendency to go to mass empty-handed–or rather, empty-hearted. How?

As Catholics, it is our spiritual obligation to attend mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation.  270 more words

Catholic Beliefs

Judging the Don't Judge Challenge vs. God Given Natural Beauty

I keep seeing these videos where people put on heavy amounts of makeup to make themselves look “ugly”. These videos are otherwise known as the Judging the Don’t Judge Challenge. 126 more words