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A Time to Cast Away

When I was a college student with budget issues, I was always looking for a more reasonable lease. Often I would sign a nine-month contract and

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Miracle in the Classroom

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the

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Advent with Our Lady of Fatima

For those with a special devotion to Our Lady of Fatima, Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle provides the perfect opportunity to journey through the season with Our

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Advent and the Liturgical Year

Catholics can rightfully wish each other “Happy New Year!” on Sunday, December 2nd, because it is the beginning of a new liturgical year in the

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Journaling through Advent

As you read this you probably either A) have not dived into your Thanksgiving feast or B) just finished. You’re probably also going to say….really

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The Wait: A True Advent Story of Hope

My strawberry-blond, freckled-faced, non-stop mother, Jeannine, was the youngest of four and as such was hopelessly spoiled. Nicknamed “Peaches,” she was a very welcome addition

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Austerity for Christmas

I recently realized how I naturally put on the classical, jazz or fado (traditional Portuguese music) radio stations in my car, without any sacrifice at

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