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Real Suffering: Finding Hope and Healing in the Trials of Life

He’s a marriage and family therapist who started a ministry to heal couples and families. Little did Dr. Bob Schuchts, founder of the John Paul II Healing Center, know that he would one day have a need for exactly the … Continue reading

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‘If This Is The Way, I’m In:’ Your Pro-Life Call to Help Society’s Modern Day Orphans

Lisa Wheeler, President and Founder of Carmel Communications which promotes faith-based films, came to EWTN to deliver two very personal messages: First, foster care and adopting children out of foster care should be part of the Church’s pro-life agenda – … Continue reading

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Spiritual Advice From A Retreat Master for Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity

Father Donald Haggerty is a priest-in-residence at New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral, but he travels the world giving retreats to Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity (MOC), who are close to his heart. That’s because he spent his first year studying … Continue reading

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EWTN Employees: The Lenten Penance That Changed My Life

Lent begins Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – so we, as Catholics, have less than two weeks to decide upon the penitential gift we want to give our Lord this Easter. To give you ideas and, we hope, some inspiration, “Inside … Continue reading

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How To Recognize Human Trafficking – And What To Do About It

The first thing to know about human trafficking is that its victims don’t fit any one stereotype; in other words, they aren’t always poor women and men from a foreign country or children with a difficult home life – although … Continue reading

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When the Pain Doesn’t Make Sense: A Catholic View of Suffering

Gabriel Gillen wasn’t sure what he was going to do with his life after graduating from college, but during his family’s Thanksgiving reunion he was quite vocal about the poor choice he believed his older sister was making. She was … Continue reading

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Lead Us Not Into Temptation: Get Help From St. Thomas Aquinas and the Dominicans

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How a Texas Wildcatter and an Agnostic Archeologist Discovered St. Peter’s Bones

It was 1939 and the world was going to war. However, at the Vatican, a bevy of men were working feverishly underneath St. Peter’s Basilica to fulfill Pope Pius XI’s request to be buried in that mostly forgotten and unused … Continue reading

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EWTN’s Original Movie “Mother Cabrini” Shows That, With God, Nothing Is Impossible

She was the foundress of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, who crossed an ocean in the expectation of staffing an orphanage, a school and a hospital. Instead, she arrived in New York to find a rat-infested tenement and many Italian immigrants who were not only living in horrible conditions, but who had lost their faith because there were almost no clergy or religious who spoke their language to help them.
She was Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first American saint and the subject of a fascinating EWTN Original Movie, “Mother Cabrini,” which premieres at 8 p.m. ET, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 with an encore at 1:30 a.m. ET, Monday, Nov. 12. Continue reading

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Get Out of Your Christian Comfort Zone… and Other Ways to Think Like Jesus

If you watch “Living Right With Dr. Ray [Guarendi]” on EWTN, you know that this psychologist and father of 10 likes to be provocative! So he began our interview about his new book, “Thinking Like Jesus: The Psychology of a … Continue reading

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