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Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati: A Eucharistic Life & the Practice of Penance

Editor’s note: Bl Pier Giorgio Frassati’s feast is on July 4th. The following article is adapted from the upcoming book, Finding Frassati: And Following His Path to Holiness. It is available to pre-order from your neighbourhood Catholic bookstore or online through Sophia Institute Press. Pier Giorgio’s Eucharistic Life Jesus Christ has promised to those who […]

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What I Learned from the Lady in the Magenta Hat

Churches attract a lot of spooky parties. I firstly became aware of this in sixth grade at my parochial school. Whenever we marched into the church for choir pattern, adoration, or Mass, we ensure a woman sitting in the back pew. She always accommodated a magenta joined hat, but I don’t remember her ever wearing […]

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The Holy Spirit is God’s Gift to You

Not simply to possess us does the Holy Spirit live in us, but also to be is in possession of us, to be ours. For compassion must dominate, as well as be dominated. He is the Gift of God Most High — Donum Dei Altissimi. Now, the talent that belonged to the giver becomes the […]

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Lessons on Motherhood from the Visitation

Monday, May 31 st, is the Feast of the Visitation of Our Lord. It is a feast day that evokes us into a deeper enjoy of Our Lord and Our Heavenly Mother. It is likewise through the Visitation that mothers can enter more profoundly into the joy of their vocation, as well as the rejoice […]

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The Saints Who Levitated: Extraordinary and Concrete Miracles

Carl Sagan once said, “Extraordinary claims involve astonishing evidence.” Levitation is an extraordinary claim, to be sure. It is also a claim that is very concrete: it is something anyone can observe readily if it follows. But unlike incorruption, its effects are not lasting, so we have to rely on eyewitness accounts. As with all […]

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Pray the Pentecost Novena for the Outpouring of the Holy Spirit & for Our Confirmed

My oldest son is preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation this year. Even better than good, we have the great blessing that his Confirmation liturgy is happening on Pentecost Sunday. My son will get to have his personal Pentecost on the working day that we celebrate the original Pentecost! Now, he has been through two […]

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How Can Marriage Persevere Through Hardships?

Ben and I gingerly located our right hand–mine over his–on a monstrous crucifix after we’d certified our pledges during the Nuptial Mass. I knew our hope would, surely, last-place a lifetime, and my soul fluttered with a exultation I’d never known. I remember dreamily telling my mummy some years later, “I want heaven to be […]

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First preview of Android 12

Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Every date, Android apps help billions of people labor, frisk, communicate, and appoint on a broad range of machines from phones and laptops to tablets, TVs, and automobiles. As more beings come to rely on the experiences you construct, their anticipations can rise just as fast. It’s one […]

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Does Christ’s Presence Leave Us Baffled?

In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus appears to the apostles and says, “Peace be with you.” Why does this render the exact inverse of treaty? Gospel( Read Lk 24:35 -4 8) We would do well today to keep the context of our Gospel reading in brain if we want to understand its full force. In the preceding […]

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The Annunciation Proclaims Our Call to Be a Eucharistic People Again

Today the Church celebrates the Annunciation of the Lord. In response to St. Gabriel’s greeting, Our Heavenly Mother says her “yes” to God, and she allows the Holy Spirit to mar her. In so doing, she becomes a living Tabernacle. The mas, blood, soul, and divinity of Christ dwelt within her. Today she announces each […]