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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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Divine Mercy for the Sick and Dying

As Dr. Thatcher prayed, he remembered that just the day before he had been telling people at a conference to pray, “Jesus, I trust in You.” He also remembered the Scripture verse in which Abraham offers Isaac to God. He told himself, he had to have the faith of Abraham. In his mind, he walked his son up a mountainside and gave his son, “the apple of my eye, the fruit of a healed marriage,” back to God. Continue reading

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Why Eucharistic Adoration is the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Spiritual Life

“The Church is our mother but, most especially, Our Lady is our mother. The second chapter of my book deals with Consecration to Our Lady as another fundamental principle in coming to know and love Christ more deeply.” -Father Barry Braum Continue reading

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The Real Story of Catholic History: Answering Twenty Centuries of Anti-Catholic Myths

How often do you hear anti-Catholic bigots say things like this: The Church is opposed to science, and persecuted Galileo for teaching that the earth revolves around the sun. The Catholic Church is responsible for more wars than anything else … Continue reading

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Heaven Help Us! The Benefits of Befriending Your Guardian Angel

“When we’re in heaven, we will understand God’s plan so perfectly that we will look back on our life and the lives of all who’ve ever lived and we will say: ‘The way you did things was exactly right.’ The angels see the perfection and we, through them, come to see more clearly the perfection of God’s plan.” -Fr. John Horgan Continue reading

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Understanding the Messages of Our Lady of Good Help (Part 2 of 2)

“What are you doing here in idleness …while your companions are working in the vineyard of my Son?” That is the question Our Lady, Queen of Heaven, asked 29-year-old Belgium immigrant Adele Brise during an apparition in 1859 – and … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Good Help Awaits Your Visit (Part 1 of 2)

Standing at the top of the stairs that lead to the Apparition Oratory at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, Wisconsin, the first thing you notice is the profound sense of peace, of holiness, of – … Continue reading

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EWTN’s New Documentary Series Features ‘The Doctors of the Church’

Many Catholics have a desire to learn more about the doctors of the Church, but few have time to dig through mounds of heavy textbooks to satisfy their curiosity – so EWTN Sr. Contributor Matthew Bunson has done the work … Continue reading

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Bravery Under Fire: The Heroic Story Of Irish Army Chaplain Father Willie Doyle

He was so brave during the battles of The First World War that he ran countless times into “no man’s land” to drag fellow soldiers to safety. He was so devout that he would get up and pray throughout the … Continue reading

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Native Americans Murdered for Their Catholic Faith: The Martyrs of La Florida

“Overall, more than 2,000 Apalachees were put to death, and 86 have currently been identified as having been killed out of hatred of the Catholic faith.” –Producer/Writer Michael O’Neill Continue reading

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