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The Angelus Prayer

  Maybe you’re thinking that you’d like to add more prayer times to your day, but you don’t know how to do it since you have a busy life. How about the Angelus? This venerable

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Look to Mary and find your knighthood!

Longing for a mission? Look to Mary and find your knighthood! Each knight battles the enemy despite all odds to preserve the dignity of a fair maiden. For us that is in a general sense

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Sacred Art and The Springtime of Faith

There is something about Easter glory that draws us to look at sacred art and the ‘snapshot’ of faith which it strives to capture. As spring unfolds in the Northern Hemisphere this rare painting (above)

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Crown Mary in Your Heart

May is the month of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is spring and a new beginning. Crown Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, crown her in your heart and allow her gentle loving rule to bring

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Help Make Our Lady Known and Loved!

Do you want to help make Our Blessed Mother known and loved? Enroll today in the Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary, and join the worldwide “Bridge of Rosaries”! To learn more, visit https://visitationproject.org. Holy

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This Lent, Give Up … Yourself!

Sometimes—make that often!—it is so difficult to come to grips with the fact that we aren’t in control—that we can’t control our circumstances, what others do, what happens in our families, what happens in our

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Lenten Prayer of St. Ephrem

This short but meaningful prayer by St. Ephrem of Syria, deacon (c. 306-373) is still used by both the Byzantine Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church during Lent. You can pray this whenever you’d like,

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Make Lent Your Getaway Vacation

  We all know the feeling of being unplugged, and especially when people know we’re in a downtime reserved for repose and restoration. On a micro-scale, locking oneself in the bathroom to take a hot

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A Lent Refresher: So, just what is mortal sin?

  “Sin” is a thought or action that is, at root, an offense against God. It’s a violation of the great commandment to love God above all else, and to love your neighbor as yourself.

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Lenten Almsgiving of a Different Kind

Dear Family,

Because our community relies on Divine Providence, I rarely have to ask our friends for support, but that day has come.

Would you kindly consider a donation to the Knights of the Holy Eucharist as part of your Lenten almsgiving?

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St. Francis on Reverence for the Lord’s Body

Liturgical abuse was not new to St. Francis, especially when it came to the Holy Eucharist. He writes, “Let us all consider, O clerics, the great sin and ignorance of which some are guilty regarding

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Pietà of the Snows

Brother John’s photo essay of a February snow at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament gives the Pietà in the garden a remarkable quality and light. The humble acceptance of Our Lady now draped

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Three Knots That Our Lady Helps Us Keep Tied

The Cincture, or White Cord, is a sign of chastity, and has been since the Church’s beginning — and before. Old Testament priests wore cinctures, Consecrated Virgins and religious wear cinctures, and the wearing of

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Be Still

Another gem from Swiss Catholic thinker Max Picard which echoes Psalm 46:10 and which lies at the heart of our Eucharistic Franciscan life. “Nothing has changed the nature of man so much as the loss

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Neglected Quotes

Our digital fast paced culture is fascinated with quotes, sound bites, or rather sound bytes — tiny morsels of easily digestible “common wisdom”. It is no secret that media outlets fight for market share of

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Vice necessarily follows upon public nudity

Pope Pius XII on August 15, 1954 delegated Cardinal Ciriaci to issue a letter on modesty. It is worth recounting this little gem. “Everyone knows that during the summer months particularly, things are seen here

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The Ultimate Interest Free ‘Vacation’

With the coming of frigid winter weather many look to vacation destinations — sunny, warm, beachy places where we can re-charge. We then look at our bank accounts and for some that might mean collecting

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St. Francis Borgia and God’s Little Signature

Today, October 10th, we remember a lesser known saint who bears both a famous given name, that of St. Francis of Assisi and a rather infamous family name, Borgia. Reading an outline of St. Francis

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The Rosary Every Day

Dr. Taylor Marshall, in a link no longer available, pulled this timely, overlooked quote from then-Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio: “If I remember well it was 1985. One evening I went to recite the Holy Rosary

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Model of the Perfect Knight, The Archangel Michael

“Mi – cha — El: who is like God? Of itself, this name expresses, in its brevity, the most perfect adoration, the most complete recognition of divine transcendence, and a creature’s humblest confession of his

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Do Not Be Afraid of Holiness

Pope Francis encourages us to aspire to holiness though God’s grace, in his most recent general audience. I couldn’t help but think of St. Francis giving a beggar his cloak as his hero, the noble

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Commemorating the Transitus of Holy Father St. Francis

As we commemorated the Transitus of Our Holy Father St. Francis, we reflected on the passing of this great saint into the Beatific Vision of God. The Transitus and Solemnity of St. Francis is, as

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