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The Assumption of Mary: 12 Things to Know and Share
Source Aug. 15 is the solemnity of the Assumption of Mary. In the United States, it is a holy day of obligation (in years when it does not fall on a Saturday or Monday). What is the Assumption of Mary, how did it come to be defined, and what relevance does it have for our lives? Here...

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A Fool, For the Sake of Christ
Source By Sonja Morin Imagine that you enter your church one day, at a time when no one else is likely to be there. You see a swift motion, one after the other, out of the corner of your eye. When you get closer, it becomes clearer: someone is juggling before the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mar...

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The Power

Posted on July 29, 2022 in: General News

The Power
Source I could have the power. If I had faith, true faith, I could work miracles. But I don’t, so I can’t. Thank heavens for that, because there’s no telling what I’d do. But then that’s false, isn’t it, since if I had that kind of...

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Temperance for Kids

Posted on July 13, 2022 in: General News

Temperance for Kids
Source Have you ever eaten too much food and felt bad afterwards? Or have you felt really angry and acted out by yelling or throwing a fit? Sometimes people struggle with controlling what they do and how they feel. The virtue of temperance is about practicing self-control. It helps you contro...

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Justice for Kids

Posted on July 13, 2022 in: General News

Justice for Kids
Source Have you ever owed someone something? If you have, this means you have an obligation or responsibility to repay him or give him his due. Did you also know that you have a responsibility to give God and others their due? Yes, you owe God and others something. I’m not talking about...

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What Catholics Must Believe About the Blessed Virgin Mary
Source During a recent trip back to Tyler, I was driving down Broadway Avenue with a non-Catholic friend when we spotted a bumper sticker that read: “No Mary, No Jesus. Know Mary, Know Jesus.” He didn’t know what to make of it, and I was soon flooded with all kinds of questi...

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Posted on July 13, 2022 in: General News

Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Source The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, celebrated  on July 16, was first instituted in the late 14th century in commemoration of the approval of the rule of the Carmelite Order a hundred years earlier. According to legend, a religious community was established even before the time...

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Source “The sign of the Scapular points to an effective synthesis of Marian spirituality, which nourishes the devotion of believers and makes them sensitive to the Virgin Mother’s loving presence in their lives.” —Pope Saint John Paul II  As we prepare to celebrate...

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Bishop Strickland’s Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
Source TYLER – In response to the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Bishop Joseph E. Strickland of the Diocese of Tyler issued the following statement:  “It is with great joy that we receive the news of the decision ...

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Month of the Precious Blood

Posted on July 01, 2022 in: General News

Month of the Precious Blood
Source The month of July (Overview - Calendar) is dedicated to the Precious Blood. The feast of the Precious Blood of our Lord was instituted in 1849 by Pius IX, but the devotion is as old as Christianity. The early Fathers say that the Church was born from the pierced side of Christ, a...

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