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Late exorcist’s words lift the veil on the demonic, Satan

Late exorcist’s words lift the veil on the demonic, Satan

| Allan F. Wright | February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

“An Exorcist Explains the Demonic: The Antics of Satan and His Army of Fallen Angels” by Father Gabriele Amorth with Stefano Stimamiglio. Sophia Institute Press.

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Appointments – February 23, 2017

Appointments – February 23, 2017

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis:

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This Lent, give up taking the season too lightly

This Lent, give up taking the season too lightly

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | February 23, 2017

The “lite” has come into the world. We have lite music on lite FM, lite fermented beverages, lite microwave dinners, lite salad dressings and lite salt. Even the word “light” is lighter — it is spelled “L-I-T-E”.

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Época de Cuaresma, no la viva tan a la ligera

Época de Cuaresma, no la viva tan a la ligera

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | February 23, 2017

Lo “ligero” ha llegado al mundo. Tenemos música ligera en la frecuencia FM de la radio, tenemos bebidas fermentadas ligeras, cenas ligeras para calentar en el horno microondas, tenemos aderezos ligeros para las ensaladas y hasta sal ligera. Aún la palabra “ligera” es ligera — se pronuncia “L-I-G-E-R-A.”

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When the world becomes too much

When the world becomes too much

| Jeff Hedglen | February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

I will be showing my age and possibly run the risk of losing many Generation X and millennial readers when I use this example, but sometimes when I feel at the end of my rope, or look around at the state of the world or even look at how my day-to-day life can seem out of control, I often think of a 1970s television show called “Hee Haw.”

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The price of fraternity

The price of fraternity

| Vincenzo Randazzo | February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

A dentist, an IT buff and a radiation therapist walk into a bar. They each pay $2 for two beers and they make a toast to Our Lady.

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Retreat helps young women discerning religious vocation

Retreat helps young women discerning religious vocation

| Melenie Soucheray | February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

In his 18 months as director of the archdiocesan Office of Vocations, Father David Blume has come to believe that the discernment process is more difficult for women because they have so many options. That’s a challenge for women and for his office, he said.

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The rosary and the renewal of politics

The rosary and the renewal of politics

| Jason Adkins | February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Exactly one 100 years ago, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children outside of Fatima, Portugal, sharing with them some extraordinary messages and prophecies. But Our Lady of Fatima’s most urgent plea was for repentance — on behalf of ourselves, sinners and entire nations — as well as for people to pray the rosary. In the end, she promised, her Immaculate Heart would triumph.

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Pope’s tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn’t like you

Pope’s tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn’t like you

| Cindy Wooden | February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

A practical first step toward holiness — as well as for assuring peace in one’s family and in the world — is to pray for a person who has caused offense or harm, Pope Francis said.

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