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Saint Joseph's Yes

It would seem St. Joseph wanted to divorce Mary because he thought she carried someone else's child, but scripture scholars suggest something different and it is beautiful.

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Our Lady of the Rosary and the important Battle of Lepanto

October 7 is dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary because it is through her intercession Turkish invaders were stopped forever in the decisive Battle of Lepanto.

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How is the Church the Bride of Christ and why is that important?

When Christ presents himself as a bridegroom, he makes two claims: he is God, and he is our redeemer.

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Becoming the Sacred Heart of Jesus

We all have the capability to become the heart of Jesus that people encounter in their daily lives.

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Mary, Help of Christians

Mary is the Help of Christians for she fights against the enemies of Christ's Kingdom. One such instance is in the Battle of Lepanto, and another is against Napoleon's evil plans against Pope Pius VII.

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Mary as the Tower of Ivory on Black Saturday

We invoke Mary as the Tower of Ivory because she exhibits its characteristics on Black Saturday.

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Emptying Purgatory

The Church prescribes some works we can do to merit indulgences we can apply to those in purgatory during Lent.

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Feast of the Guardian Angels

The Church teaches us that we each have a guardian angel. This article explains what they are and how we can have a relationship with them.

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The Most Holy Name of Mary

We celebrate the Holy name of Mary because it evokes scenes from Scripture: the wedding of Naomi, and the lovers in the Song of Songs.

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Mary Mother of the Church

One of Mary's titles is Mother of the Church. Since she did not give birth to the Church, we should understand why she is given this title.

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