Faith & Life

FAITH FOR THE FUTURE

Businesses implement five-year plans to reach organizational priorities. Families, couples and individuals adopt five-year planning to help them buy a…

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WHAT’S IN A NAME?

While each parish approaches the sacrament of Confirmation differently, a current trend acknowledges recent Church documents in which Confirmation is…

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I FIRMLY RESOLVE…

The tradition of making New Year’s resolutions began during the reign of Caesar, when the calendar was adjusted so that…

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INCLUSION IN COMMUNION

“Celiac disease is a serious autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads…

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CATHOLIC NATIVITY TRADITIONS

Many centuries ago, St. Francis of Assisi was the first to make a Christmas creche, or manger, displaying figures depicting…

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EVANGELIZATION AT THE HOLIDAYS

  A  cradle Catholic, Cathy Duffy left the church as an adult and spent 20 years in the Protestant world…

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SEASON OF PREPARATION

Have you ever wondered why the liturgical color for Advent is purple, just like Lent? Or why Catholics don’t sing…

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RING IN THE HOLIDAYS 

As Catholic families make spiritual preparations for the coming Advent season, a host of seasonal events perfect for families are…

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COMFORT AND JOY

Whether it’s watching a holiday film like “Trains, Planes and Automobiles” or “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” or sharing midnight Mass…