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angels

8 Incredible Thoughts from Mother Angelica about Angels

The world we live in is full of technological advances. Often times though, these advances leave us demanding proof for everything. But, as humans, we’re still fascinated by mystery. We desire mystery in our spiritual life and we’re fascinated by the presence of angels in our world today. We celebrate our advances in technology and …

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superheroes

The Catholic Nerd’s Guide to Superheroes

If science fiction or superheroes are your thing, James L. Papandrea’s book From Star Wars to Superman: Christ Figures in Science Fiction and Superhero Films is for you! Covering all manner of science fiction, from Lost to The Fifth Element and everywhere in between, Papandrea delivers a delightfully informative book. This book isn’t meant for serious theologians but, …

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Benedict and Francis’ Shared Vision for the World

It’s been almost four years since Catholics around the world heard the news that Pope Benedict XVI was resigning from his place as pope. His papacy lasted almost eight years, and ended on February 28, 2013. Less than a month later, the news of Pope Francis’s election spread throughout the world. In his latest book, Benedict and …

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Catherine

8 Incredible Facts About Catherine of Siena You Probably Never Knew

Catherine of Siena was born into a world full of corruption, brutality, and turbulence. But despite the state of the world, she grew up to be a political force to be reckoned with. In her latest book, Saint Catherine of Siena and Her Times, Margaret Roberts argues that not only was Catherine an amazing saint, she was …

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Saints Versus Scoundrels – Who Would Win in These Dream Debates?

What if the greatest saints could have sat down with history’s greatest scoundrels and debated the big topics? What would debates between Edith Stein and Friedrich Nietzsche have looked like? Or what would Flannery O’Connor have to say to Ayn Rand if she got the chance? In his latest book, Dr. Benjamin Wiker invites readers …

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Discover This Long Forgotten Path for Growing Closer to God

Too many Christians believe that they please God better by a trembling submission to Him rather than a sweet and confiding liberty. In the pages of Holy Confidence – The Forgotten Path for Growing Closer to God, Father Benedict Rogacci shows us that time and time again, Our Lord insisted that we be at ease with Him. …

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business

Catholic Business Advice From a Fortune 500 Businessman

When working in the ‘real world’, it can be difficult to run a business with integrity, make honest decisions with regarding co-workers, employees and follow every rule and regulation. It is much easier to cut corners, not follow a safety regulation, or even underpay an employee who doesn’t know they are being underpaid, but it …

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Sacred and Super – Exploring Christianity in Science Fiction and Superhero Films

Are you a Catholic nerd? Does finding analogies and underlying Christian themes in science fiction and superhero movies seem like the perfect way to spend a day? Then James Papandrea’s latest book, From Star Wars to Superman: Christ Figures in Science Fiction and Superhero Films  is the book for you. Papandrea describes the book, saying: “In …

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