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May God bless you. May God keep you safe. God be with you. God be in your heart. May God bless and protect you. -- Daily Blessing of a Child, catholic Household Blessings and Prayers Revised Edition, USCCB 2007
Christ is born that by his birth he might restore our nature ... and the creature he had formed of earth he now makes heavenly. -- St. Peter Chrysologus
When God decided to become man in his Son, he needed the freely-spoken "yes" of one of his creatures. God does not act against our freedom. -- Pope Benedict XVI
I simply wish to note that the figure of Mary of Nazareth sheds light on womanhood as such by the very fact that Go din the sublime event of the Incarnation of his Son, entrusted himself to the ministry, the free and active ministry of a…
Thanksgiving homily from Bishop Reed
Of all our national holidays, Thanksgiving is one of my absolute favorites. What a wonderful idea it is to gather with family and friends, reflect on our bountiful blessings, and give thanks for God’s generosity. At our house this year, we…
For many of us, Catholic Digest is like an old friend. For years we have seen its familiar logo on coffee tables and in the back of our churches. In fact, having celebrated 80 years of publishing just last year, Catholic Digest is…