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How Mary became Queen

How do Catholics come to believe that Mary is Queen? This article looks at Jewish customs and traditions we can find in the Bible to answer this question.

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Dedication of St. Mary Major Basilica

We celebrate the dedication of St. Mary Major Basilica on August 5 as a reminder that Jesus is God.

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Proper Disposition in Prayer

It is always good to pray hoping God will grant us what we ask for. However, our expectations might get disordered if we think God has to do what we want simply because we pray for it. This article takes a look at what kind of disposition we should have.

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Meditations on the Visitation

The Gospel of Luke packs so many things in a few verses about the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. This article unpacks it and offers insights and points to reflect on.

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The Sacraments are meant to make us more like Christ

The grace from each of the seven sacraments are meant to make us more and more like Christ. In this article we look at how each of the sacraments configures us to Christ.

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How Christ's Crucifixion Saves Us

We say Christ died on the cross to save us, but how exactly does it do that? This article explores the five models that explain how the Passion brings us eternal life

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A Primer on Angels

Our belief in angels can be influenced by strange depictions of them by popular media. It goes to show what we know about these spiritual creatures. This article will ferret out what the Church officially teaches, from what is suggested by theologians.

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The Importance of Christ's Circumcision

We gloss over the circumcision of Jesus, but when we learn that his circumcision has great implication about his genealogy, the meaning of our baptism becomes apparent.

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Mental Prayer – Part 1 of 2: Why we need it

There are many types of prayer, but mental prayer is the one that develops and maintains a relationship with Christ. This article will explain why.

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Mental Prayer – Part 2 of 2: How to do it

The concept of mental prayer is to find out what God wants us to do. This is a general guide for someone who wants to start mental prayer based on a book by Fr. John Bartunek

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