The Life and Times of Thérèse of Lisieux

Read about Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, her childhood and her life as a Carmelite. Also, learn about the inspirational writings and messages of the “Little Flower.”

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Lent: More Than Penance

To think of Lent only as a time of penance is to do it an injustice. While the traditional practice of "doing something" for Lent is praiseworthy, there is much more to this wonderful season than just additional practices of piety or acts of penance and mortification.

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101 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Along with graduations and weddings, June also brings the annual celebration of Father’s Day in many countries as a day set aside to honor and pay special tribute to dads.

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Understanding Saint Thérèse’s Relics

Read about the significance of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux's relics and the relics of all saints.

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A Short History of the Eucharist

"Eucharist: Jesus With Us" examines the function of the prayers and actions of the Mass, provides a fresh look at the Eucharist and explores the ways Catholics understand and talk about this central mystery of the Catholic faith.

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The Truth about Jesus and Women

At a time when so many different ideas about Jesus are being circulated, what more authentic source for learning about him than the Gospels? And what better way of studying the New Testament than with an expert who has spent his life pondering and teaching it? Scripture scholar Father Daniel J. Harrington, S.J., is our guide.

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Padua, home of Saint Anthony

Follower of Francis: Saint Anthony of Padua

Saint Anthony was a simple and humble friar who preached the Good News lovingly and with fearless courage.

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Why Catholics Celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday

On the Second Sunday of Easter of the Jubilee Year 2000, at the Mass for the canonization of Saint Faustina Kowalska, Pope John Paul II proclaimed to the world that “from now on throughout the Church this Sunday will be called Divine Mercy Sunday.”

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The Seven Catholic Sacraments

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The Sacraments: Reconciliation

Click on an image below to send a Catholic e-Greeting![cgcards]Click on the links below for more information from resources offered by Franciscan Media.What's the difference between Confession and Reconciliation?

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