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The ‘Secret Code of Catholic’

What’s the name of that screwball comedy? The one with the two desperados? That one. Anyway, they’re in mortal danger. One guy makes a quick Sign of the Cross in a desperate plea for heavenly aid. The other guy looks at him, thinks for a…

Sister Margaret Mary Alacoque

Sister Margaret Mary Alacoque Feast Day: June 6 Praying lying prostrate with her face to the ground, Sister Margaret hoped that her Holy Hour would enable her to share in the sadness of a Christ abandoned by His Apostles, Even as a little…

Everlasting fire Purifier

Why is it that, when we take the youth group to camp on retreat, we always make sure there is a campfire on the schedule? Why do we put up with the dirt, soot, and smoke of a fireplace in our home when we no longer need it for heat? Why do…

St. James the Lesser

St. James the Lesser Feast Day: May 3 James the Lesser, meaning younger, is traditionally celebrated as being the author of a letter in the New Testament. His mother is thought to have been a sister or close relative of the Blessed Virgin…