August 23, 2019

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St. Bartholomew

Nothing is known about St. Bartholomew except that he was one of the original twelve apostles (Mt 10:3; Mk 3:18; Lk 6:14; Acts 1:1). Was he a fisherman like some of the other apostles, or a farmer, a shepherd, or a craftsman? How did Jesus call him? How quickly did he respond? What was his personality like?

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August 16, 2019

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St. John Eudes – Priest and Founder

St. John Eudes

St. John Eudes is a great French saint of the Seventeenth Century. He was born in Ri, France, in the region of Normandy and the Diocese of Seez, in 1601. His family lived on a farm. He was the oldest of seven children.

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August 9, 2019

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The preface for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Each year on August 15 the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Assumption, the belief that Mary was assumed, taken up body and soul to heaven, where she lives in eternal glory with her son Jesus. The prayers that are said at Mass, particularly the Preface, provide a concise statement of the major aspects of this dearly held belief.

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July 26, 2019

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The Real Little Mermaid

If we focus on the argument of what actress portrays Ariel, we forget that she was originally a Christlike figure that has now been lost along with the lessons the story taught. The washed down Disney version created over 25 years ago misses the conversation between the little mermaid and her Grandmother that explains an eternal soul.

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July 26, 2019

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Novena for a Rebirth of Chastity and Purity – Day 9

For all those who bear the cross of infertility

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July 25, 2019

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Novena for a Rebirth of Chastity and Purity – Day 8

For all those who pray and labor for a rebirth of chastity and purity.

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July 23, 2019

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Novena for a Rebirth of Chastity and Purity – Day 6

For all divorced couples, for those having marital difficulty and for broken families

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July 22, 2019

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Novena for a Rebirth of Chastity and Purity – Day 5

For all who work in entertainment and the arts

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July 21, 2019

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Novena for a Rebirth of Chastity and Purity – Day 4

For all doctors, nurses, and all who work in the fields of medicine and pharmacology

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