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The Gospel of Luke - A Reflection
Last edited 19th October 2011

As we celebrate the feast day (18 October) of St. Luke, the Patron Saint of Doctors, let us reflect on the Gospel of Luke - which gives us the story of the Annunciation and the Birth of Jesus in the stable. Watch this video to learn more!


Sacraments 101: Confirmation - Why We Are Confirmed
Last edited 19th November 2013

Why do I have to get confirmed if I’m already baptized? How do I choose a sponsor as I prepare for confirmation? Why do I have the option to choose a new name?

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"Give to Caesar what Belongs to Caesar; And to God what Belongs to God"
Last edited 16th October 2011

During the Gospel readings at Mass for 16th October 2011, which marks the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, we hear Jesus utter the famous words, "Give to Caesar what Belongs to Caesar; And to God what Belongs to God". What message is Jesus sending? Watch this short video reflection to find out!

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Advent & Christmas Feast Day Podcast 2011
Last edited 12th January 2012

Learn more about the Saints and Feast Days that we celebrate during the Advent and Christmas seasons, with Xt3's new Feast Day podcast! Let the stories of these men and women inspire you to prepare yourself for the coming of Christ at Christmas...

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Pope's General Audience on Psalm 126: "May Those Who Sow in Tears, Reap with Shouts of Joy"
Last edited 12th October 2011

The Pope held the weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, where he talked about being thankful even during challenging times: "Dear Brothers and Sisters, In our continuing catechesis on Christian prayer, we now turn to Psalm 126. This Psalm is a joyful prayer of thanksgiving for God’s fidelity to his promises in bringing about Israel’s return from the Babylonian Exile: “The Lord has done great things for us, and we rejoiced”.

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Incomplete Without the Eucharist
Last edited 11th October 2011

As Catholics, we have the incredible privilege to receive Our Lord in the Eucharist - a privilege we often take for granted. In this article, convert Bradley Opitz explains why we are incomplete without the Eucharist! "You know when you find something and you can’t imagine your life without it? For some of you that one thing is a relationship with a good friend, pet or a cell phone. This is a story about that; the one thing in my life that I can’t live without."


Pope Benedict XVI: Modern Life Needs Silence
Last edited 10th October 2011

The lack of silence in contemporary society is making many people’s lives “more agitated and at times convulsed,” Pope Benedict XVI has said.

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The Daily Decalogue of Blessed John XXIII
Last edited 10th October 2011

Have you heard of the "daily decalogue"? Blessed John XXIII was the Pope who convened the Second Vatican Council. His "daily decalogue" is still extraordinarily timely today, and shows the Church's holiness and human wisdom. Watch this video for a reflection on the daily decalogue of Blessed John XXIII.

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A Prayer That Brings Peace - The Rosary
Last edited 2nd November 2011

As we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary on 7 October, let us reflect on the words of Blessed John Paul II, who saw the Rosary as "a secret of peace".


Pope Explains How God Serves as Shepherd for People Throughout History
Last edited 5th October 2011

During the Pope's general audience in St. Peter's Square, he reflected on Psalm 23 and explained how God has been a Shepherd for people. Benedict XVI spoke on God's presence during the Exodus to the arrival in the Holy Land by the chosen people. Listen to the Pope's reflection in this video!


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