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Beloved: Finding Happiness in Marriage

Tuesdays - September 20th to October 25th Whether you are married 6 months or married half a lifetime, these sessions will strengthen your bond with your spouse and give you a fresh perspective on your marriage. Beloved explores the true meaning of Marriage and how to live it out together ...
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Prayer Reminders!

We all need a few reminders each day to pray! Kaitlin shares seven ways to keep connected to God during the day. You can find them on her recent post on the Barefoot Blog. Prayer is one of the richest blessings a Christian has. To be able to have open companionship ...
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ePriest Daily Reflections Gospel Connects

While I receive several emails that offer reflections on the Sunday or daily Mass readings, a recent newcomer to this service has quickly become my new favorite! ePriest.com promotes its service as "A Resource for Catholic Priests [and deacons!], dedicated to loving Christ, building the Church, and serving people".  Available to ...
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Free Video Series During Lent The Bible and the Sacraments

If you are looking for something to supplement your Lenten journey, the Saint Paul Center is offering part of their Journey Through Scripture video Bible Study at no cost during Lent. The Bible and the Sacraments is based on Swear to God; The Promise and Power of the Sacraments, a ...
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Religion and romance

On this Valentine's Day, some interesting facts and numbers regarding faith and relationships! Read more in the article found in the Randolph County Herald Tribune. Religious compatibility isn't a top-of-mind concern for many relationship seekers, who are often more focused on finding someone who likes the same television shows or ...
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New novel offers spiritual nourishment to children The Costly Cookie Chronicles: A Young Heart Discovers the Face of Christ

Our young people need guidance and encouragement on their paths of discipleship. With each generation faith is becoming less of a priority, needless to say,  planting and nurturing the seeds of faith is very important. Julie Kelly offers her second book aimed at touching young hearts and lives! You can read more ...
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Tiny Saints Little gifts of faith for the young people in your life!

Here is a wonderful way to introduce the young folks in your family to the saints! Joe and Colleen Klinker began this adventure to explain to their older children the unexpected death of their stillborn daughter, Melody Paige. You will fall in love with these adorable small saints and find yourself ...
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When God is Silent — Finding spiritual peace amid the storms of life

I have just finished Archbishop Martinez's, Worshipping a Hidden God and found it to be very insightful and practical. When God is Silent focuses on peace and, in a world that is at times chaotic, unpredictable and stressful, finding peace is a true blessing. Putting this on my future reading list! ...
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Pope: Prayer brings light of hope in dark times – Catholic Courier

"Prayer brings you to hope," the pope said. "And when things become dark, with more prayer there will be more hope." - See more at: http://catholiccourier.com/news/world-nation/pope-prayer-brings-light-of-hope-in-dark-times/#sthash.vmnshEGu.nRzltuIE.dpuf Source: Pope: Prayer brings light of hope in dark times - Catholic Courier ...
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Dry Spell Tips

A few tips when you fail to sense God's presence. The first suggestion is dead on! When we have a temporary dry spell, follow Saint Teresa's advice to reflect on the blessings of the past. I grew up thinking that a relationship with God was a transaction: I gave God ...
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