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The Powerful Witness of St. Jeanne Jugan, Foundress of the Little Sisters of the Poor

The Powerful Witness of St. Jeanne Jugan, Foundress of the Little Sisters of the PoorImagine for a moment that all of your life’s work was stolen by someone else. You spent years living in poverty, begging for alms, and serving the poorest among the elderly. There were immense sacrifices, charitable works, and fervent prayers offered in order to build up a new religious community. You were once in the […]

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The Powerful Story of St. Nektarios of Aegina

The present situation in the world between Russia and Ukraine has brought to our attention many different saints that the western Church, that is, Roman Catholics, would have little familiarity.  They could be saints associated with the Eastern Churches in communion with Rome like the Ukrainian Catholic Church or it could be saints associated with […]

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Saint Robert Bellarmine on the Fruits of Fasting

Saint Robert Bellarmine on the Fruits of FastingThe necessity of fasting is twofold, derived from divine law and human law. Of the divine, the prophet Joel speaks: “Be converted to me with your whole heart, in fasting, and in weeping, and in mourning.” The same language is used by the prophet Jonah, who testifies that the Ninevites, in order to appease the […]

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