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The Power of the Keys

After his Resurrection, Christ sent his apostles “so that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be preached in his name to all nations.” The apostles and their successors carry out this “ministry of reconciliation,” not only by announcing to men God’s … Continue reading

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Marian Devotion

“All generations will call me blessed”: “The Church’s devotion to the Blessed Virgin is intrinsic to Christian worship.” The Church rightly honors “the Blessed Virgin with special devotion. From the most ancient times the Blessed Virgin has been honored with the … Continue reading

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Mission – A Requirement of the Church’s Catholicity

The missionary mandate. “Having been divinely sent to the nations that she might be ‘the universal sacrament of salvation,’ the Church, in obedience to the command of her founder and because it is demanded by her own essential universality, strives … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Originally posted on The Holy Ones:
The devotion commonly known as that of the Miraculous Medal owes its origin to Zoe Labore, a member of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, known in religion as Sister Catherine…

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Our Lady of the Pillar

Originally posted on Virgo Clemens:
Saragossa, Spain (ca. 40 AD) – Feastday Oct. 12 After the crucifixion, resurrection and ascension of Jesus, His Apostles began to spread the message he left throughout Israel and shortly thereafter, through the Roman empire.…

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St. Augustine, Father and Doctor of the Church

Originally posted on The Holy Ones:
St. Augustine, pray for us! St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions. His complete turnaround and conversion has been an inspiration to…

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St. Joseph the Worker

Originally posted on The Holy Ones:
St. Joseph, pray for us! St Joseph is patron saint of the universal Church of Christ on earth, the dying, marriages, fatherhood, families. He is also an excellent example of humility and obedience to the calling of God in his life.…

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