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Healing a heart

Catholic News Service Cheryl Wunsch was a new mother and a recently baptized Catholic when she received the awful news that sent her on a...

Spiritual direction for today and tomorrow

Catholic News Service Spiritual direction is not only for those seeking to discern a vocation to the priesthood or vowed religious life. Often, a life...

Saints to know during Lent

Catholic News Service Who is your favorite saint?  Oh, what a simple, yet very complicated question! As a child, I learned about saints from mostly secondhand sources...

Divine connection: The positive effects of prayer on health

  Catholic News Service For people of faith who face health challenges, turning to God in prayer is not unusual. But over the past few decades,...

Viewpoint: Read for your life

  If the winter days seem dingy and drab, I have a suggestion to perk things up: Read a book. I recently attended a lecture that...

Living Our Faith: Mary’s pondering heart

Catholic News Service Long before there were cellphone cameras, sophisticated webcams and social media platforms, there was Mary, the mother of Jesus, and her singularly...

Viewpoint: Stepping aside can be a gesture of love and...

    They also serve who decide to pray and get out of the way   When we are ill, there‚Äôs often nothing more uplifting than an encouraging...

Health Commentary: Faith-full recipe

  With a tried and true recipe, the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration have been producing altar breads and distributing them since 1910. But in...

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