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Church Remembers its Fourth Pope, St. Clement I, on Nov. 23

Last edited 22nd November 2011

On Nov. 23 Roman Catholics remember the fourth Pope, St. Clement I, a disciple of the apostles who inherited the authority of St. Peter in the first century. Eastern Catholics celebrate his feast on Nov. 25.

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Diocese of Avila Petitions for 2015 to be Year of St. Teresa

Last edited 21st November 2011

The Diocese of Avila in Spain has begun collecting signatures for a petition declaring 2015, the 500th anniversary of St. Teresa of Jesus' birth, as a “Year of Prayer.”

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Benedict XVI Praises Newly Beatified Priest Killed by Nazis

Last edited 22nd November 2011

Father Carl Lampert, an Austrian priest who was killed by the Nazis in 1944, was beatified in his native country on 13 November 2011. Pope Benedict XVI has praised his example - visit this article to read the Pope's words!

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary - A Holy Princess

Last edited 17th November 2011

On 17 November the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of St. Elizabeth of Hungary - a Princess who became a Saint! Watch this video to find out more.

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Evangelization of Culture - Feast of St. Margaret of Scotland

Last edited 23rd November 2011

On 16 November we celebrate the feast day of St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland - a woman who is a true example of the evangelization of culture. Watch this video to find out more.

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Beloved Queen St. Margaret of Scotland, Feast Day 16 November

Last edited 15th November 2011

On Nov. 16, Roman Catholics celebrate the feast of St. Margaret of Scotland, the queen whose devotion, charity and defense of the faith made her one of the land's patron saints. Visit this article to read her story!

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Feast of St. Albert the Great, Scientist and Priest - 15 November

Last edited 23rd November 2011

Many people think that science and religion are in conflict with one another - but this isn't true! In fact, some of the greatest scientists in history were priests - one of them being St. Albert the Great! Watch this video to reflect on the message of St. Albert, as we celebrate his feast day on 15 November.

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Teenage Martyr Could Become the Second Filipino Saint

Last edited 13th November 2011

According to Filipino bishops, the Vatican has officially attributed a miracle to the Filipino martyr, Blessed Pedro Calungsod. This miracle has paved the way for his canonization. The 17 year old Filipino was beatified in the year 2000 by Pope John Paul II. The miracle deals with a woman who was declared brain dead, but was inexplicably cured just a few hours later.

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St. Patrick's Breast-Plate: A Prayer for St. Patrick's Day

Last edited 13th February 2012

Happy St. Patrick's Day! The beautiful prayer of St. Patrick, popularly known as "St. Patrick's Breast-Plate", is supposed to have been composed by him in preparation for this victory over Paganism. Here is a literal translation from the old Irish text:

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Doubting Easter. An Inspiring Video for Lent...

Last edited 23rd January 2013

Do you sincerely believe in the Easter story? In the midst of the joy of Easter, it can be difficult to acknowledge doubt. But the redemptive story of Thomas declares that doubt has long been a part of Easter. Watch this video, and question yourself... do you believe?

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