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St Jerome and Bethlehem’s Church of St Catherine

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ST JEROME AND BETHLEHEM’S CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE Did you know that St. Jerome is the patron saint of librarians and of translators? In Latin, his name is Hieronymus—which I love—and every September 30th, on the memorial of his death, translators around the world celebrate International Translation Day! How awesome is that? Today, I’d like to show you to the cave... Read More

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Frustrated with my prayer life – I am stuck!

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God Loves You!

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Frustrated with my prayer life – I am stuck!

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The Labor and Work I Put into Spiritual Growth Doesn’t Seem to Get Results. Help!

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The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

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Is there Significance to the Order of the Three Temptations of Jesus in the desert?

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Spiritual Progress

Presence of God – Help me, O Lord, to advance rapidly in the path of... Read More

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The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

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The Labor and Work I Put into Spiritual Growth Doesn’t Seem to Get Results. Help!

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Affection for Jesus — Video

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Five Reasons “IF ONLY” and “I WISH” Should Be Banned From the English Language

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