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Patricia Heaton and Stephen Colbert Compete to See Who’s the Better Catholic

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Emmy Award-winning actress Patricia Heaton and comedian/talk show host Stephen Colbert are two of the entertainment industry’s most prominent Catholics. So when they met on Colbert’s talk show, naturally they had to try to “out Catholic” each other. Whose family includes more kids? Who has a sister who is a Dominican nun? How many places [Read More...]

Powerball and the Road to Sainthood

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With Powerball fever sweeping the nation and people standing in line for hours to buy a ticket, the jackpot just keeps getting bigger and bigger. The likelihood of winning, though, is another story. Over the weekend, CBS News reported that you have a higher chance of getting struck by lightning than winning the Powerball. Then, [Read More...]

Peggy Noonan: The Catholic Church Should Treat America as Vast Mission Territory

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Peggy Noonan can be described in many ways: former speechwriter for President Reagan, best-selling author, Wall Street Journal columnist, and political commentator. But the “core of [her] identity,” she says, is being Catholic. To Noonan, that means she embraces the tenets of Catholicism and sometimes offers “tough love” to the Church’s leadership, as she did [Read More...]

Beautiful Threads of Grace Are Woven Through Life, Even in Times of Suffering

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“Jesus, help me, please,” prayed a then-teenage Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle in a state of terror as her fiancĂ© Matthew (not his real name) forced a gun into her hand and tried to get her to kill him. Matthew was an ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran who had been a leader in O’Boyle’s Catholic parish and she [Read More...]


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