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Heroic virtue, martyrdom, and putting on Christ

Posted at Catholic Insight On  April 28, 2014, the Canadian Senate passed  Bill C-250 which adds “sexual orientation” to the list of classes that the Canadian Criminal Code protects under its hate provisions. With this provision in place, how long will … Continue reading

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Do this in remembrance of Me

“The mysteries that we commemorate this evening can also only be recognized by revelation and our knowledge of them can only deepen through faithful discipleship and an intense life of prayer.” Father Marco Testa is a priest of the Archdiocese … Continue reading

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Confession and the little child within us

Posted at Catholic Insight I have been thinking a lot about confession lately. As the First Confession and First Communion catechist in my parish, the past few weeks of class have been focused on mortal and venial sin, repentance, forgiveness, … Continue reading

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A Feminine Genius Responds to Jimmy Carter

Posted at Catholic Insight Jimmy Carter, the thirty-ninth president of the United States, is making the rounds of the major media outlets and talk shows pedaling his new book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power. The description … Continue reading

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The Glory of the Cross

A holy life is our glory and the means by which we glorify God and participate in His own life, even now. Fr. Marco Testa is a priest of the Archdiocese of Toronto. Here is his homily for the Second … Continue reading

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We are dynamic women of faith

Also posted at Catholic Insight In 1972, singer Helen Reddy exploded onto the pop charts with the song that became the anthem for the young women of my generation and for our older sisters. I Am Woman Hear Me Roar … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Author Erin McCole-Cupp

It is my pleasure to introduce Erin McCole-Cupp, blogger, author, work-at-home mom, lay Dominican. Erin’s new book, Don’t You Forget About Me, has just been released and is available on A Day in the Life of the Work-from-home Catholic … Continue reading

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Small Success Thursday – The Kids Are All Right Edition

If it’s Thursday, then it’s time for another Small Success post over at Catholic Mom. List three things you are grateful for this week: victories over minutia, victories over the big stuff, blessings which you have received which reveal the … Continue reading

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The Importance of the Family Rosary

Originally posted on Michael's Rosaries:
The following comes from the fall newsletter of Mother Miriam’s new community, Daughters of Mary, Mother of Israel’s Hope (pdf), and I thought it was appropriate for this Month of the Holy Rosary: [F]rom…

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Ten Dates Every Catholic Should Know – Part 3

“We firmly believe that God is master of the world and of its history. But the ways of His providence are often unknown to us. Only at the end, when our partial knowledge ceases, when we see God ‘face to … Continue reading

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