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Holy Water

In Signs of Life by Scott Hahn, Chapter 2 is about holy water. Holy water is normal water blessed by a priest which symbolically represents cleansing. 359 more words

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St. Zita


Zita lived for forty-eight years in the service of Fatinelli, a citizen of Lucca. During this time she rose each morning, while the household were asleep, to hear Mass, and then toiled incessantly till night came, doing the work of others as well as her own. 304 more words

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The Merchants of Venice

I’ve enjoyed Nate’s posts this month on the importance and benevolence of the market as a human institution. The market can indeed promote tolerance, cooperation, and peace, to say nothing of wealth. 844 more words

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 106 – What is Hell?

Today we begin Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians. We must remember that this was a dramatic period in history. The witnesses to the resurrection were numerous and still alive. 191 more words

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"Quintessential Catholic Novel"?

Our Scarpa conference at Villanova Friday ended with a delightful dinner, during which the conversation ranged over many topics.  My friend and colleague Lisa Schiltz’s Mirror of Justice… 171 more words

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