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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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