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Catholic school forced to cover up 'suggestive' statue of saint

Following the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and protests around the country demanding that confederate statues be removed because of their sullied past, it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to hear such tales cropping up in other countries as well. 352 more words

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Pregnancies, Prayer Intentions, and Spanish Water

Catholic pregnancy tip: well water from the Abbey of Santo Domingo in Spain where Blessed Jane of Aza prayed for another child—a prayer heard and answered in the person of Saint Dominic. 586 more words

Saint Vincent Ferrer - April 5th

Even before his birth, this saint was stirring excitement in his parents. It is noted that during her pregnancy, his mother felt only joy and never experienced any  pains or difficulties. 670 more words

Patron Saints

A Silent Lent

Imagine that the ghost of Søren Kierkegaard, the Danish philosopher, appeared to you in a dream. So you ask him, “Sir, what do you suggest I do for Lent this year? 903 more words

Noli Me Tangere

Noli Me Tangere means ‘Touch Me Not’ or ‘Don’t Touch Me’.  This Latin phrase has such a poetic ring to it; the sound of its English translation is dull by comparison.  912 more words