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Poll: What type of Lenten sacrifice will you participate in?

Lent can be a spiritual jump start, and there is an endless array of possible mortifications. Some people fast from food, technology, or alcohol – while some monks fast for 40 days from solid food and survive off the carbs they receive from hearty beer. What type of Lenten sacrifice will you participate in? Lent can […]

Poll: What is your favorite Marian Catholic Dogma?

Dogmas are proclaimed articles of faith which are necessary for the belief of all in communion with the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church has attributed four dogmas to Mary. What is your favorite Marian Catholic Dogma?   Dogmas are proclaimed articles of faith which are necessary for the belief of all in communion with the […]

Poll: Do you think Trump should repeal the Obama-era executive order?

An executive order under the Obama administration posed a threat to Catholic organizations who ask their employees to reflect Church teaching in their lifestyle. President Trump has initially suggested that he will keep the executive order, but religious groups are asking him to repeal it. Do you think Trump should repeal the Obama-era executive order? […]

Poll: If you could visit one Marian apparition site where would it be?

Marian apparitions have been a rich gift throughout Church history. Messages from Mary often include encouragement to a greater conversion, new devotions, and miracles. Fewer than 20 have been established by the Holy See. If you could visit one Marian apparition site where would it be? Marian apparitions have been a rich gift throughout Church […]

Poll: Do you agree with President Trump’s indefinite ban on Syrian refugees?

Last week, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning immigrants from seven countries in the Middles East to keep out radical terrorists. The order bans entry from several countries for the next 90 days, but bans Syrian refugees indefinitely. Many bishops are concerned the order may not offer relief for the heightened needs of […]

Poll: If you could join any religious order which one would you join?

The Catholic Church has many religious orders which include both consecrated and lay people. The orders may make a vow to the Church for chasity, poverty, and obedience, or make a promise for similar virtues. If you could join any religious order which one would you join? The Catholic Church has many religious orders which […]

Poll: How are you using advent to prepare for Christmas?

Advent has traditionally been a time of preparation for Christ’s incarnation, something similar to the preparation within Lent. The members of the church have participated with greater alms giving, prayer, and material sacrifice. Only with the past century has Christmas time taken a turn towards the holiday hustle and material mindfulness. Pope Francis has urged […]

Do you think this Medal of Honor recipient will be canonized?

The Congregation for the Causes of Saints approved another step in the possible canonization of Servant of God Fr. Emil Kapaun, a Catholic priest who died in a North Korean POW camp. This means that the committee assigned to his cause have evaluated documents in his case and have found no error and and will […]

Policeman in heartwarming viral video also a Franciscan grad

People on the Internet are praising a Los Angeles police officer and his colleagues after a video of them comforting a toddler left at the scene of a hit-and-run has gone viral. LAPD officer John Neal Cooke, a seven year veteran of the force, told CBSLA.com that tending to the upset child was “kind of just […]

Never watched Mother Angelica? Clips and quotes to get you hooked.

Before I had ever watched Mother Angelica, I dismissed her as a grumpy old nun who couldn’t possibly have anything to say to my life. But the first time I really sat down and listened, I was so caught off guard by how much I was laughing and how adorable I found this sassy, grandmotherly nun, […]