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St. Marianne Cope (1838 – 1918)

In honor of Pope Benedict’s canonization of two new saints back in October, here is a biography for St. Marianne Cope. St. Marianne Cope was born on January 23, 1838 to Peter Koob and Barbara Witzenbacher in the Grand Duchy … Continue reading

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Blessed Miguel Pro (1891-1927)

Yesterday was the feast of Blessed Miguel Pro. I did not have a chance to put this up yesterday, but here is a biography that I wrote on Blessed Pro for my parish’s bulletin. Enjoy and Viva Cristo Rey. Blessed Miguel … Continue reading

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Archbishop Fulton Sheen Tells the Story of Blessed Charles de Foucauld

In this video, Archbishop Fulton Sheen tells the story of Blessed Charles de Foucauld, a modern martyr.

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St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)

I originally wrote the following for my parish’s bulletin. Since today is St. Edith Stein’s feast day, I though I would share it with you. Edith Stein was born on October 1891 in Breslau, Germany to Jewish parents. Her father, … Continue reading

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Upon This Rock I Will Build My Church

“And Jesus came into the quarters of Cesarea Philippi: and He asked His disciples, saying: Whom do men say that the Son of man is? But they said: Some John the Baptist, and other some Elias, and others Jeremias, or one … Continue reading

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Catholics Must Read the Bible

The statement above may seem like an obvious fact, but sad to say most Catholics do not read their Bibles.  There are a few Catholics who read their Bibles, but the vast majority do not.  Most seem to think that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Passion of Christ

Today is the feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, martyr.  St. Maximilian was a Polish Franciscan, who was imprisoned by the Nazis in the notorious Auschwitz concentration camp.  It was here that he traded places with a family man sentenced to … Continue reading

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