Day: November 6, 2018

6 Practical Steps Every Catholic Can Take for Spiritual Perfection

We try hard. Really hard. Sometimes too hard to be perfect. And when we fail, we become discouraged and fall harder. What is it about sin that makes it so difficult to conquer? Why are we lured into temptation, failing once again? Father Philip Dion wrote A Handbook of Spiritual Perfection to help us along our journey …

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These 4 Catholic Charities Made the Top 100 Largest in the U.S.

With the holidays coming soon, odds are you’re already starting to receive physical letters and emails, asking for donations from a variety of different organizations and religious orders. It’s no wonder that many people check Forbes list of the top 100 largest U.S. charities to make sure they’re donating to a legitimate organization. With the …

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Basilica

Here’s Why Catholics Celebrate the Dedication of a Basilica

What is St. John Lateran Basilica, and why does it get its own day in the Catholic Church’s liturgical calendar? Normally, the Church’s liturgical calendar designates feast days, solemnities, and memorials that we celebrate throughout the year. We honor martyrs, popes, doctors of the Church, and. . . church dedications? Yes! Here are seven things …

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