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Pope Expresses Shock over Terror Attack, Murder of Priest in France

Last edited 28th July 2016

The murder of a priest in northern France, taken hostage with a handful of other faithful during a weekday morning Mass on 26 July, is another act of “absurd violence” added to too many stories of senseless violence and death, said the Vatican spokesman.


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Today Is 1st Liturgical Feast of Mary Magdalene

Last edited 25th July 2016

It was announced on June 10, 2016, that Pope Francis decided to raise the celebration of the memorial of St. Mary Magdalene (July 22) to the dignity of a liturgical Feast. In the modern Church calendar, saints may be commemorated with a memorial (optional or obligatory), feast, or solemnity. The decree was signed on 3 June 2016, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart.


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An Introduction to St Benedict of Nursia's The Rule of Saint Benedict- A Macat Theology Analysis

Last edited 8th July 2016

How can we best organise ourselves if we want to live communally? Perhaps surprisingly, it's by introducing rules. Watch Macat's short video for a great introduction to St. Benedict's The Rule of St. Benedict, one of the most important theology books ever written. Subscribe for weekly videos that are your guide to the world's greatest ideas. Macat's Analyses are definitive studies of the most important books and papers in 14 humanities and social sciences subjects.


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Extraordinary Women for Ordinary Time: St. Clare

Last edited 29th June 2016

This post originally appeared on Blessed Are The Feet.


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9 Saints that Were Superheroes in Their Free Time (And Their Great Captain!)

Last edited 23rd June 2016

These days, the most popular movies often involve superheroes (Ironman, Captain America, etc.). They show us a series of admirable values such as nobility, courage, and integrity. We watch as hundreds of thousands of children fill the movie theaters to watch their idols beat the bad guys and save the world.


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Pope Announces the Canonization of Elisabeth of the Trinity and Manuel González

Last edited 21st June 2016

The Pope will name seven new saints on October 16th.


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Mary Magdalene - 'Apostle to the Apostles' - Gets Upgraded Feast Day

Last edited 15th June 2016

Faithful to the wish of Pope Francis, a new decree has bumped the liturgical celebration honoring St. Mary Magdalene from a memorial to a feast, putting her on par with the apostles.


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St Anthony (of Padua) in 60 Seconds

Last edited 10th June 2016

The feast of St. Anthony is celebrated every June 13.


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A Reflection on St Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Last edited 17th June 2016

Father Barron examines the life of St Edith Stein, a Jewish convert to the faith and a Carmelite martyr killed in Auschwitz by the Nazis. This video is part of the ‘Catholicism’ Series.

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Previously Unreleased Writings by Mother Teresa to be Published in August

Last edited 24th May 2016

A Call to Mercy: Hearts to Love, Hands to Serve will be published ahead of Mother Teresa's canonisation


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