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Faith–or Feelings?

Feelings are, in the end, just feelings.  They are a gift, but they cannot last—they must give way in order for us to grow in the holy virtue of faith.  Faith is an entirely free gift of God–but it is something to be asked for, assented to, nourished, and practiced.  Or else we can find ourselves “shipwrecked.” (I Timothy 1:19) Claire Dwyer continues her series.

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Immortal Combat: War in Heaven

Fr. Dwight Longenecker maps out the myriad places where evil lurks in our world, shines a light on its many faces, and details the countless clever tricks it uses to hide.

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The Life of a Carmelite

“The contemplative nun rises in the morning to pray and work and obey and die a little more to herself, to offer herself for the Church with all the missionary zeal of the apostles and martyrs and in total union with them.  And not one moment or ounce of her strength is wasted or dissipated.” Claire Dwyer continues her series on St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

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Meet Mary: Mary in the Early Church

“Meet Mary: Getting to Know the Mother of God” is a slim volume written by renowned Marian expert Mark Miravalle, and it will help you answer your questions — and more!

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Praise God for the Great St. Joseph

Theologians attribute to God the cult of Latria—that of adoration. Then to Mary that of Hyperdulia—the highest veneration. To the saints is attributed Dulia—the cult

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Saint Catherine of Siena and Her Times

Margaret Roberts tells the moving tale of Catherine, whose call to live a cloistered life of prayer and penance was trumped not only by the poverty and plagues of her day, but by the explicit orders of the Pope, who, hearing of her remarkable powers of reconciliation of enemies, called her out of obscurity to mediate between the warring parties, sometimes even at the risk to her life.

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