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NFP: Celebrating God’s design for love and life

NFP: Celebrating God’s design for love and life

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pro-Woman, Pro-Man, Pro-Child, Natural Family Planning

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NFP summer schedule

NFP summer schedule

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Natural Family Planning Information

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Restoring dignity through NFP-compatible medical care

Restoring dignity through NFP-compatible medical care

| Jonathan Scrafford | July 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Following the sexual revolution, many in the women’s healthcare community in the United States adopted a paradigm of care which has undermined women’s dignity through a few key hypocrisies.

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The fruitfulness of NFP

The fruitfulness of NFP

| David and Kayla Meier | July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Marriage is a loaded, contested word these days. Everyone seems to have a different idea on what it is, and what it looks like. The Church teaches that three essential factors of marriage are that it be faithful, fruitful, and forever. We may feel at a loss as to how to make that point in our society today; we’ve called the legislators, we are still praying, but we really feel that one of the best things to do as Catholics is to live our own marriages well. To do that, we need to be martyrs, of a sort.

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Pentecost: Catch the Spirit and be bold in your faith!

Pentecost: Catch the Spirit and be bold in your faith!

| Father Michael Van Sloun | May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pentecost, May 19, is a solemnity — the highest ranking liturgical feast — and it celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles. It serves as the grand and glorious conclusion to the 50-day Easter Season — seven continuous weeks that celebrate the greatest mystery of the Christian faith, the resurrection. It brings the paschal mystery to completion.

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We find grace for Christian conversion in meeting the Risen Lord and the Holy Spirit

We find grace for Christian conversion in meeting the Risen Lord and the Holy Spirit

| Fr. Daniel Griffith | May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

In examining the early Christian Church as described in Acts, there are certain characteristics that were integral and intrinsic to the Christian community.

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Month of May celebrates Mary, motherhood

Month of May celebrates Mary, motherhood

| Father Michael Van Sloun | April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Three special days celebrate devotion to Mary

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Pope: God is real, concrete person, not mysterious, intangible mist

Pope: God is real, concrete person, not mysterious, intangible mist

| April 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Christian faith teaches that God is a real, concrete person, not some intangible essence or esoteric mist like “god-spray,” Pope Francis said.

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Easter joy extends throughout 50-day season

Easter joy extends throughout 50-day season

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Greatest of Christian feasts can’t be adequately observed in a single day

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Confessors called to help Catholics recognize God’s love

Confessors called to help Catholics recognize God’s love

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The sacrament of penance, or reconciliation, helps Catholics recognize “the truth about themselves: that they are beloved children of the Father, who is rich in mercy,” said Cardinal Manuel Monteiro de Castro.

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Epiphany: Jesus came for the salvation of all

Epiphany: Jesus came for the salvation of all

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The good news of the birth of Jesus and the salvation he brings is intended not only for the people of Israel, but for all people everywhere. And, the appearance of the star to the Magi is one of the first Gospel indicators of the universality of salvation.

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The real St. Nicholas

The real St. Nicholas

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Third-century saint was model of charity and justice, author says

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