Category Archives: Bishops, Priests, Religious

‘Faith on the Frontier:’ Winning the West for God

It’s hard to imagine an American alive who hasn’t seen a movie or TV show about life on the American frontier. We’re all familiar with legendary frontiersmen such as Lewis and Clark, Daniel Boone, and Davy Crockett. But outside of … Continue reading

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How To Combat The New ‘Dark Ages’ Which Threatens To Consume Us

“The first barbarians believed in marriage, believed men and women were different, believed in God, believed God should be worshiped. … The new barbarians don’t hold to any of those principles. Therefore, we can say in all legitimacy, that we are entering a new Dark Ages.” 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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Lead Us Not Into Temptation: Get Help From St. Thomas Aquinas and the Dominicans

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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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Moose, Mountains & The Midnight Sun: Shining The Light Of Christ On the Last Frontier

“Alaska is a state where you either love it or hate it – no in between. For those who have chosen to live there, you see God in everything. One Christmas, walking out of the church after Midnight Mass, the whole sky was filled with the aurora. You had a sense that this is what the first Christmas must have been like!” Continue reading

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St. John Vianney: The Parish Priest Who Took On The Penance For His Parishioners’ Sins

St. John Vianney loved the penitents who came to his confessional so much that he couldn’t bear to give them the heavy penances required by the French Church – and most of Western Europe – at that time. According to … Continue reading

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Three Things You Can Do To Help Your Departed Loved Ones, And One To Ask A Priest To Do For the Dying

November is the month when the Church Militant prays for the Church Suffering, meaning the Holy Souls in Purgatory. Most of us submit the names of loved ones to our parish or a Mass society to be remembered during this month. … Continue reading

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EWTN’s “Called and Chosen – Fr. Vincent R. Capodanno” Showcases Military Chaplain’s Heroics On and Off the Battlefield

In these days when the world is in so much need of real heroes, Father Vincent R. Capodanno stands out as a man of God, who is worthy of emulation. If you want your teenagers to understand what it means … Continue reading

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Cardinal Dolan Reveals His Most Memorable Lenten Practice

EWTN recently visited the offices of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan to film a series of one-minute Lenten reflections. After listening to his many insights about Lent, we wondered if there were any practices he had found particularly helpful in … Continue reading

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