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“I declare that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women and that this judgment is to be definitively held by all the Church’s faithful.” —Pope St. John Paul II
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“Why was I granted such a blessing beyond measure while so many others lost their loved ones?”
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“From this galaxy of sight and sound will the face of Christ emerge and the voice of Christ be heard? … This is what will make the internet a genuinely human space, for if there is no room for Christ, there is no room for man.” —Pope St. John Paul II
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“Let me take this man’s place. He is a father … I am a Catholic priest.”
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Devotion to Saint Anne, honored as the holy mother of Mary and grandmother of Jesus, was popular among early Christians.
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“Healing graces flow from the sacrament of marriage.”
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“This tour reminds people that, no matter your circumstances, you can make a difference in the world.”
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St. Junípero, pray for us, that we will be filled with the same courage and love that you showed during your lifetime.
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“Although it might not look very hopeful right now, this could be an opportunity in disguise.”
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“The Sacred Heart builds a fire of love in every heart.”
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As one police officer says, “We have to start kneeling at church before God.”
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“You who are the mother of sorrows at the foot of the cross, be there to lighten our loads, and wipe away the tears of those afflicted by family difficulties.” —Prayer of Pope St. John Paul II
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The more we know Mary, the more we will love her, and the more we love her, the more we will love her Son.
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“I got the idea for Our Lady’s Wardrobe and I knew it was a book I had to write — because I knew it could help bring people to Christ.”
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“Dear God, give me eyes to see, a mind that is open and a heart filled with compassion.”
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The lay faithful need priests and priests need the lay faithful, and Satan does everything he can to drive them apart.
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“Do what I cannot do, O loving Angel, to bring healing and strength to soul and body, according to the Father’s will.”
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“I consider that the sufferings of this present time are as nothing compared with the glory to be revealed for us.” (Romans 8:18)
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“Save us, Lord our God, and gather us from the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise.” (Psalm 106:47)
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“Prostitution does injury to the dignity of the person who engages in it, reducing the person to an instrument of sexual pleasure. The one who pays sins gravely against himself: he violates the chastity to which his Baptism pledged him and defiles his body, the temple of the Holy Spirit. Prostitution is a social scourge.” (CCC 2355)
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“Jesus slept with the protection of Joseph.”
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Rest in the heart of Christ, and don’t let your hunger for the Bread of Life fade away during this difficult time in history.
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“It is time to amaze the Lord by our faith. It is time to ask God’s mercy for all humanity.”
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“Since I cannot at this moment receive you sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart.”
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The writings of Ireland’s patron saint come alive in this new docudrama, which is set for limited release March 17-18.
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“Preserve the warmth of the family, because the warmth of the whole world cannot make up for it.”
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Fatima tells the story of the apparitions through the eyes of Lúcia Santos, the eldest of the three seers.
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“It’s that simplicity and childlike trust of doing what Our Lady asks that Jacinta and the other children did to a heroic degree.”
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May God bless us all on the journey to heaven and lead us to surrender.
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“Music is among the many and great gifts of nature with which God, in whom is the harmony of the most perfect concord and the most perfect order, has enriched men, whom he has created in his image and likeness.” —Pope Pius XII
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“I felt an urgent need to bring Jesus to the public and silently remind everyone he is still here.”
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Beginning with prayer and culminating (if necessary) with formal exorcism, these are four steps of breaking Satan’s bonds and finding “freedom through Christ.”
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Blessed Solanus, pray for us to have a faith like yours and to imitate your humble holiness!
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And all of you saints and angels in heaven, pray for peace and joy to fill us.
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In the end, the resolution passed 3-2 with an amendment to cap new arrivals at 25 and evaluate the situation again next year.
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Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the Americas and of the unborn, giving us great hope to overcome the culture of death of today.
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“O most pure Virgin Mary conceived without sin, from the very first instant, you were entirely immaculate.”
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Dear Blessed Mother and St. Joseph, pray for us to grow in holiness this Advent.
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No matter the circumstances, each child is a gift from Heaven.
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Kanye West is now being criticized for some of the same things Catholics are criticized for.
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Here are 12 habits to help you, by the grace of God, “stay the course.”
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Evil has had its day, but the story is far from over.
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These South American Marian devotions are heaven’s rebuke to idol worship.
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“The house of the priest is not the rectory. He is at home only where Christ is present.”
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The Ford Foundation is a primary supporter of Catholics for Choice (CFC) and other organizations that oppose the Gospel.
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“When we pray, do we speak from the height of our pride and will, or ‘out of the depths’ of a humble and contrite heart? He who humbles himself will be exalted; humility is the foundation of prayer...” (CCC 2559)
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“The devil hates everything beautiful and the bells are specifically used to draw attention to the divine worship of God.”
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God Friended Me starts its second season Sunday night.
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“He opened the crate and pulled out the ninth station and sent me a picture from his phone. It took my breath away.”
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The world does not value or understand the power of humility but we do, because it was what Jesus used to save us.
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“Evil is not concerned about your freedom. It wants control.”
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Servant of God died on a battlefield in Vietnam Sept. 4, 1967.
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“God equips us to fight and he can work with small numbers.”
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St. Teresa of Kolkata, pray for us to follow your example and live the beatitudes.
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“Christ wants to bring all of us into order and abundant life.”
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According to an experienced exorcist, the power of holy water united to the authority of a bishop is especially powerful.
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“The power of the Church entrusted to the bishops is exactly what the devil fears most.”
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Families should stop protesting and put their kids in public schools if Catholic teaching upsets them.
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Hiding behind a “God loves you” message while accepting slavery to sin and rebellion is not love.
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“Divine love is infinite love. Satanic hatred is limited.”
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The new document was written specifically to address Catholic schools, where teaching is often at odds with radical cultural ideology.
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Are thrill seekers who risk their lives for bragging rights suffering from restless hearts?
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The saints, and ordinary Catholics, bear testimony to the love and power of our guardian angels
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It is the Catholic Church, not Melinda Gates, who is the “pillar and foundation” of truth.
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“Mary, Mother of Jesus, please be a mother to us now.”
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Father Flanagan dedicated his life to ministering to broken children.
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“Every worldly priest hinders the growth of the Church. Every saintly priest promotes it.”
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“People should not be terrified of Satan; he is a creature of God. Fear comes from an overemphasis on his power.”
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After all, it’s holiness, not intelligence, that makes saints.
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Pray for speeders — and thank God for car troubles
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Suggestions for prayer, fasting and almsgiving during Passiontide — the last two weeks of the Lenten season
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Let’s pray that Unplanned overcomes its R rating to touch hearts and save lives
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“When Divine Life came to the world, He, too, was treated as disposable life.”
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“Either they are intentionally promoting demonic things, or they are ignorant. Either way, they are responsible for spreading evil.”
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Walter Hoye and Matt Fradd fight to free men from an epidemic of our times
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As any exorcist will attest, we can’t use the devil — the devil uses us.
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“Father, you can have my eyes. You can have anything. You can have everything!”
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Pray for our priests. They need our prayers, and we need them to bring us the sacraments and shepherd us.
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Many early champions of women’s rights in the U.S. made their opposition to abortion clear.
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The destructive force of envy can destroy a soul.
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Ronin Hsiao’s story is not about hearing. It’s about seeing.
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Rebellion against God and nature and the vilification of men is the way to failure
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“There is spiritual warfare going on by removing the Eucharist—who is Jesus Christ—from people’s lives.”
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“One confession is worth 100 exorcisms.”
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Devotion to Mary is God’s way and can be our way too.
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Our eternal home is in heaven and it is not over-populated
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Those pleading for change need to be listened to
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“I’m convinced that the way this gender thing has spread is demonic.”
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Words of advice from Phil Lawler, Marcy Klatt, Edward Sri and George Weigel
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“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” (Mark 8:38)
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Brace yourself for anything and after the election, regardless of the results, simply proceed as you were.
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Praying for the dead is an obligation that even Catholics often neglect.
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“I don’t feel fearful. I believe I am on the winning side.”
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As long as we walk with the Lord, there is nothing to fear.
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Word is spreading to pray and fast, not just for the protection of Kavanaugh, but for those who wish him harm.
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Bl. Óscar Romero pleaded for the conversion of all hearts through the Gospel, not through violence.
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All other issues pale in comparison to the right to live.
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Children’s Hospital Colorado assists in sex-reassignment for children at their ‘TRUE Center for Gender Diversity,’ despite science that advises otherwise.
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Even in the midst of bad news, we still have good news.
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“All forms of divination are to be rejected. ... They contradict the honor, respect, and loving fear that we owe to God alone.” (CCC 2116)
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Patti Maguire Armstrong is an award-winning author and was the managing editor and co-author of Ascension Press’ bestselling Amazing Grace Series. Her newest books are Holy Hacks: Everyday Ways to Live Your Faith & Get to Heaven and Big Hearted: Inspiring Stories from Everyday Families. She has a B.A. in social work and M.A. in public administration and worked in both those fields before staying home to work as a freelance writer. Patti and her husband, Mark, live in North Dakota, where they are still raising the tail end of their 10 children.

Follow her on Twitter at @PattiArmstrong and read her blog at PattiMaguireArmstrong.com.