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Gary Sinise describes faith journey, commitment to serving nation’s veterans

Gary Sinise describes faith journey, commitment to serving nation’s veterans

| Tom Tracy | August 7, 2014 | 6 Comments

Some 2,000 Knights of Columbus, their families and church leaders were delighted by a surprise encounter with actor Gary Sinise during the fraternal organization’s Aug. 5-7 convention in Orlando.

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Catholic tour groups thrive despite economy

Catholic tour groups thrive despite economy

| Zoey Di Mauro | July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although the shifting economy sometimes forces people to forgo usual vacations, Catholic tour companies do not seem to feel the impact.

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Cribbage and the kingdom of heaven

Cribbage and the kingdom of heaven

| Bill Dodds | July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recently, I was teaching my 9-year-old grandson how to play cribbage. I was dusting off a lot of mental cobwebs about the game. We were quite pleased with ourselves.

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Natural family planners cautious about new fertility monitoring apps

Natural family planners cautious about new fertility monitoring apps

| Nancy Frazier O’Brien | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

As new fertility monitoring applications such as Clue and Glow make news, specialists in natural family planning caution that any technological application is only as good as the expertise behind it and the comfort level of its users.

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Jotting down family tales leaves priceless legacy

Jotting down family tales leaves priceless legacy

| Bill Dodds | June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Let’s start with possible reasons you may give for not writing your memoirs now:

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In Pictures – June 19, 2014

In Pictures – June 19, 2014

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

PRIEST ATTACK
REFUGEE CAMP

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In Pictures – June 5, 2014

In Pictures – June 5, 2014

CHARISMATIC PRAYERS
MARIAN PRAYERS

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Head of National Conference for Catechetical Leadership dies at age 66

Head of National Conference for Catechetical Leadership dies at age 66

Lee Nagel, executive director of the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership for the past eight years, died in his sleep May 26. He was 66.

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Bishops to hear reports on marriage, family, sex abuse at June meeting

Bishops to hear reports on marriage, family, sex abuse at June meeting

| Carol Zimmermann | May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops, meeting in New Orleans June 11-13, will discuss today’s economy and its impact on marriages and evangelization. They will also review their efforts in preventing sexual abuse of children, strengthening marriage, helping typhoon victims and preparing for upcoming church-sponsored events on family life.

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Portraying saint is chance to share message of God’s mercy

Portraying saint is chance to share message of God’s mercy

| Joanne Fox | April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Actress says one-woman drama about St. Faustina has taught her lessons about prayer, sacrifice

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EWTN to air Easter, canonization programs

EWTN to air Easter, canonization programs

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday
Urbi et Orbi: Message and Blessing
Easter Sunday Mass
Pope John Paul II Canonization Celebration and Vigil

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In Pictures – April 10, 2014

In Pictures – April 10, 2014

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL
PRAYERS FOR RWANDA

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