FREE Wisdom from the Saints & Brandon Vogt

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You’ve probably heard me say before that I’m a huge Brandon Vogt fan. Which is why I jumped at the chance to get a free copy of his new book  The Saints’ Favorite Books: Read What They Read, Become Who They Are. The book is perfectly formatted for you to not only enjoy, but also use [Read More...]

Cause for Venerable Fulton Sheen’s Canonization Moves Forward

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Good news today from Peoria! Cause for Venerable Sheen’s Beatification moves to next step Peoria, IL — The Most Reverend Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria and President of the Archbishop Fulton Sheen Foundation, received word today that the seven-member theological commission who advise the Congregation of the Causes of Saints at the Vatican [Read More...]

Get the Life of John Chrysostom for free!

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From Verbum Catholic Bible Study: The Life of John Chrysostom details the “golden-mouthed” orator’s influence on Asia Minor. It offers a look into his role as preacher and bishop, his interactions with different sects and notable persons during his life, and an exacting account of his three-year exile. Find out how here [Read more...]

Saints & Scripture on “Trouble”

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Today’s gospel from John 16 contains one of my favorite bible verses: In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the world. I’m always amazed by the ability of daily scripture to come to me in a moment of great need. When this happens, as it frequently does, it feels [Read More...]

“Perspectives” Offers a Digest Version of the Canonizations

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Just in case you were otherwise occupied yesterday and haven’t had a chance to check out the Canonization mass, this great video from Salt & Light’s Perspectives program offers a quick overview of the beauty of the day: [Read more...]

Seeking the Saint: In Search of Saint Patrick

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Just a very quick post from my vacation in Ireland this week to share a sensation that won’t leave me tonight until I blog it out of my system. For those who don’t already know, I am enjoying Spring Break with my husband and son this week in Dublin. We decided to focus on staying [Read More...]

Venerable Fulton Sheen a Step Closer to Sainthood with Approval of Reported Miracle

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Big news today out of the Diocese of Peoria: the 7-member board of medical experts who advise the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints at the Vatican unanimously approved a reported miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Archbishop Fulton Sheen. Definitely take a moment to read the full press release. [Read More...]

Question the Beauty – It Bears Witness!

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Inspired by St. Augustine’s sermons, a modern-day Youtube rendition provides a brief respite in the midst of a crazy day: From the Vatican website: “Question the beauty of the earth, question the beauty of the sea, question the beauty of the air, amply spread around everywhere, question the beauty of the sky, question the serried [Read More...]

Father Vincent Robert Capodanno, MM — A New Saint in the Making

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From the Archdiocese for the Military Services, outstanding news on the opening of the Cause for Beatification of Father Vincent Robert Capodanno, MM. Having recently read about Fr. Capodanno, I am now praying through his intercession on a regular basis.  Archbishop Broglio Solemnizes Cause for the Beatification of Father Vincent Capodanno, MM Makes public tribunal [Read More...]

The Day the Bull Went to the Pet Blessing

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From the “Cool Catholic Files”, my favorite tweet of the day from my friend Matthew Kurtz, Director of Communications for the Bismarck Diocese: And for those who want the full experience, a selfie of said bull: Kudos to Msgr. Tom Richter and the school staff for a memorable moment on a blustery Friday Feast of [Read More...]


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