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Saint Joseph, the second greatest saint

Saint Joseph, the second greatest saint

By Soul Staff (Compiled with writings from “Doorway to Heaven” by Catherine Moran, Ph.D.)    “Joseph was the living image of his Virgin Spouse; they resembled each other like two pearls.”  St. Bernadine St. Joseph in Sacred Scriptures is mentioned only by St. Luke and St.

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The Immaculate Conception and the Age of Mary

The Immaculate Conception and the Age of Mary

by Donal Anthony Foley – The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8 commemorates and celebrates the Catholic Tradition that the Blessed Virgin Mary was completely preserved from the stain of original sin, and was, therefore, immaculately conceived in the womb of her mother,

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Our union with the Holy Souls is anchored in Jesus’ mercy

Our union with the Holy Souls is anchored in Jesus’ mercy

By Father James Walling – A few years ago, when I was associate pastor in a parish in Kentucky, I visited a Protestant funeral service with a priest friend of mine. The deceased was a woman who used to practice the Catholic Faith, but had

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The “Little Way” of St. Therese through Mary to Jesus

The “Little Way” of St. Therese through Mary to Jesus

Original text by Rev. Jack Riley – “It is to you, dear mother, to you who are doubly my mother that I come to confide this story of my soul. The day you asked me to do this, it seemed to me it would distract

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A place of holiness for 45 years

A place of holiness for 45 years

Today, on the feast of the Queenship of Mary, the Holy House, USA at the National Blue Army Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima celebrates the 45th anniversary of its dedication. The Holy House is a place of worship for the people of God, built

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The Incredible Story of the Miracle at Hiroshima

The Incredible Story of the Miracle at Hiroshima

By Father Paul Ruge, OFMI On August 6, 1945, the B-29 aircraft Enola Gay dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima at 8:15 a.m. The bomb exploded half a mile from the Jesuit Church of Our Lady’s Assumption.  More than 100,000 people were killed instantly

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Confession is a gift to yourself – use it frequently

Confession is a gift to yourself – use it frequently

By William Sockey – In the Old Testament, repentant sinners could only pray to God for forgiveness of their sins and hope that they were forgiven. Many Christians today believe this is the only way to obtain forgiveness for sins: pray and hope. Jesus knew

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Golden crosses crown new Kazan Cathedral in Russia

Golden crosses crown new Kazan Cathedral in Russia

By Peter Anderson –    An important milestone in the reconstruction of the Orthodox cathedral at the Mother of God Monastery in Kazan, Russia occurred on Monday, June 18, 2018. Metropolitan Feofan, the Orthodox bishop for the diocese of Kazan, blessed five golden crosses to

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St. Padre Pio and the July/August Apparitions

St. Padre Pio and the July/August Apparitions

by Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR – During the July and August apparitions at Fatima, Our Lady revealed a number of things that reinforced her basic message for prayer and penance for the eternal salvation of souls. She also repeated requests that she had made in

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Gospels reveal the triumph of the two Hearts

Gospels reveal the triumph of the two Hearts

By Father James Walling, CPM – Chaplain of the Blue Army Shrine The triumph of the Immaculate Heart follows the triumph of the Sacred Heart, which is why Our Lord made known at Fatima his desire that devotion to the Immaculate Heart be established in

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