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7 Things (Other Than Pumpkin Spice) Catholics Can Look Forward to This Fall

Ah fall. Cooler temperatures, changing leaves, harvest moons, and pumpkin spice lattes. There is so much goodness and richness to look forward to each fall–– it’s no wonder it’s so many people’s favorite time of year! But there are also so many amazing Catholic things to look forward to in the fall! Here are 7 of …

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Even After Pentecost, Stand on the Table with Mary

Pentecost, literally translating to “the fiftieth day” occurs 50 days after Easter (or on the Sunday after the 50th day) and is the celebration of the descent of the Holy Spirit. Jesus foretells of the Holy Spirit’s arrival: “The Advocate, the holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name—he will teach you everything …

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What to Give up for Lent According to Your Temperament

Lent is right around the corner. Want to give up something more than soda or sugar this year? Knowing your temperament can help you sacrifice something meaningful! You may know your temperament (if you don’t, take this quiz), defined by Hippocrates hundreds of years before the birth of Christ. Melancholic, choleric, sanguine, or phlegmatic, your …

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Here’s Why Catholics Celebrate the Chair of Saint Peter

What is the Chair of Saint Peter, and why does it get its own special day in the Catholic Church’s liturgical calendar? Usually, the Catholic 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. . . chairs? Absolutely! Here are …

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