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Is Faith Blind?

Posted on November 12, 2021 in: General News

Is Faith Blind?
By: Robert L. Judge Nov 11, 2021 Source We often think of faith as believing in something we have not seen. Does this mean faith blind? Is faith believing in something unseen without any evidence to demonstrate its reasonability? Should we only believe in things that can be demonstrated wi...

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St. Andrew the Apostle

Posted on November 12, 2021 in: General News

St. Andrew the Apostle
Source St Andrew was a native of Bethsaida, a town in Galilee, upon the banks of the lake of Genesareth. He was the son of Jonas, or John, a fisherman of that town, and brother to Simon Peter, but whether elder or younger the Holy Scriptures have not acquainted us. They had afterwards a house at ...

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St. Charles Borromeo

Posted on October 29, 2021 in: General News

St. Charles Borromeo
Source Facts Feastday: November 4 Patron: of bishops, catechists, cardinals, seminarians, spiritual leaders Birth: October 2, 1538 Death: November 3, 1584 Beatified: May 12, 1602 by Pope Paul V Canonized: November 1, 1610 by Pope Paul V Saint Charles Borromeo was born on Octo...

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St. Joseph Provides Silent Witness to Responsibilities of Fatherhood and Faith
Source COMMENTARY: A father can have no higher responsibility than ensuring his children’s education in the Catholic faith, leading to the formation of their spirituality and the development of a deep relationship with God. Not a single word uttered by St. Joseph is recorded in the Scrip...

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The Meaning Of All Saints Day

Posted on October 29, 2021 in: General News

The Meaning Of All Saints Day
Source All Saints Day emphasizes the universality of the call to sanctity. If you isolate a given saint—Francis of Assisi, Thomas Aquinas—they can seem so far beyond us. But All Saints Day emphasizes not only canonized saints but also all the ordinary people, forgotten to history, who...

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What Does "Respect Life" Look Like?
Source Hostile faces glared at me from across the steel barricades and riot police. I was at the Women’s March for Reproductive Rights in Washington, D.C., attempting to puncture the violent shouts with the truth of human life. The atmosphere was enraged, but barely masked deeper wounds tha...

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What is All Saints Day?

Posted on October 29, 2021 in: General News

What is All Saints Day?
Source All Saints Day honors the saints in Heaven – those who have been recognized by the Church as saints, as well as those who have not been canonized. The feast was established in Rome as a result of the emperor’s giving of the Pantheon (the temple to all the gods) to the Church an...

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St. Teresa of Avila

Posted on October 13, 2021 in: General News

St. Teresa of Avila
Source Teresa of Avila was born Teresa Ali Fatim Corella Sanchez de Capeda y Ahumada in Avila, Spain. Less than twenty years before Teresa was born in 1515, Columbus opened up the Western Hemisphere to European colonization. Two years after she was born, Luther started the Protestant Reformation....

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Diocesan Rosary Novena Oct. 7 to Nov. 30
Oct 2, 2021 Bishop Source   Bishop Joseph E. Strickland is encouraging the faithful of the Diocese of Tyler to participate in a 54-Day Rosary Novena beginning Oct. 7. During the Novena, Bishop Strickland asks those praying to reflect on 1 John 4:16 – “We have come to ...

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Nacogdoches Mission Celebrates Mexico’s Independence Day
Nacogdoches Mission Celebrates Mexico’s Independence Day with Groundbreaking Ceremony By: Elizabeth Slaten Oct 6, 2021 Source Many parishes and missions throughout the Diocese of Tyler celebrated Mexico’s Independence Day with a festival after weekend Masses. On September 1...

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