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Life Lessons from the Mysteries of Light

When Saint John Paul II introduced these rosary mysteries, this author found a new way to pray through Ordinary Time. By Patricia Robertson

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Movies and Television

Reel Time | February 2017

Film critic Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews "Silence," "Patriots Day," and "Collateral Beauty."

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Don’t Let Illness Get You Down

Sickness damages more than our bodies. Here are five ways to help you cope. By Rita E. Piro

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Discover Your Church

Next time you’re at church, stop and look around. You might be surprised by what you find. By Theresa Doyle-Nelson

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Reform is more than just a face-lift, pope tells Curia

The reform of the Roman Curia is not a mere face-lift to rejuvenate an aging body but a process of deep, personal conversion, Pope Francis said.

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Born in a Barn

She learned the true meaning of Christmas on her family’s farm. By Rita Waters Mailander

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Franciscan Christmas in Austria

Saint Francis, who loved to celebrate the Incarnation, would enjoy the extended celebration of the season in Austria. His followers there build on a long tradition. By Marilyn and Paul Nejelski

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When Children Become Adults

A parent’s journey never ends; it just changes. By Susan Vogt

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Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 31. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis: Why the Name Fits

Pope Francis chose his name for a reason. His actions continue to show us why. By Pat McCloskey, OFM

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Saint Nicholas: Fact or Fiction?

This expert went on a journey to find the man behind the legend. By Carol Ann Morrow

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