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If the 7 Capital Virtues Were Jane Austen Characters

There is no shortage of moral tales in Jane Austen’s six completed and published novels. After all, she was the daughter of an Anglican minister and lived an upright life. Although I’ve already written about the characters that best examples of the 7 deadly virtues, this time we’ll focus on which characters best exemplify their …

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Catholic Back to School Supplies That Aren’t on the School Lists

Besides the normal pencils, paper and backpacks that we normally send kids back to school with, there is a list of Catholic supplies kids should never go to school without. A morning prayer Every morning on the way to school, turn off the radio and say a quick prayer over your children. There is nothing …

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How the Greatness of John the Baptist Guides Us to the Greatest One

Catholics around the world celebrate the martyrdom of St. John the Baptist. Few saints played a greater role in salvation history. Known as the greatest prophet, he prepared the way for Jesus Christ. Normally, I tend to remember the ending before the beginning of a story. The author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow described it best, “Great …

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What 60% of Catholics Don’t Know About the Eucharist—But Need to Learn

Recently a Pew Research study determined that approximately sixty percent of Catholics do not believe in the True Presence of Christ under the species of bread and wine in the Eucharist. This has caused a stir and some consternation among the faithful, priests, and bishops. The Eucharist, according to Lumen Gentium no. 136, is the …

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