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Send a Message to the Knights of Columbus: Don’t Dishonor St. Patrick!

Last December, in a shocking defeat for Catholic religious freedom rights, a minority on the board of the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council—the organizers of Boston’s Saint Patrick’s Day... More →

Hesburgh and Rice: Notre Dame Loses Two Polar Opposites

John F. McManus has written a masterful evaluation in The New American comparing Father Theodore Hesburgh, a world renowned ND president and adversary to Catholic teaching, and Professor Charles Rice, a... More →

Can You Find Armenia on a Map?

Americans are sometimes justly accused of wanting to intervene in the affairs of nations they cannot pick out on a map. Armenia has been in the Catholic news lately, and... More →

A Homeless Man With a Holy Mission, RIP Willie Herteleer

I just read a beautiful story about a homeless man who went to Mass every day at the Church of Sant’Anna inside the Vatican walls. His name was Willie... More →

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[As Lent begins, please let me draw the readers’ attention to two relevant offerings on our web site: Suggested Lenten Penances, and Guilt Transformed, Some Lenten Thoughts. Also, for those beginning the preparation for Total Consecration on February 20 in order to make the consecration on March 25, here is a book with True Devotion to Mary and all... More →

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Is St. Veronica mentioned in the Gospels

The loving woman who wipes Our Lord’s face in the sixth Station of the Cross is extra-biblical, or so most people think. But the saint, whose feast is on July 12, is thought by some to be the Haemorrhissa (woman with an issue of blood) mentioned in the Gospels (Mt. 9:20-22; Mk. 5:25-34; Lk.... More →


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