Lego Vatican

Priest builds replica of the Vatican made entirely of Lego

Pennsylvania priest Bob Simon used over 500,000 Lego bricks to construct an amazing replica of the Vatican in anticipation of Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S. The Lego Vatican is now on display at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia or you can see more pictures and videos of it by clicking on the link below. […]

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Pope Francis on audience, greeting the crowds in St Peter's Square, the Vatican, 30th October 2013. Photo © Martin Podzorny / Shutterstock.com.

Pope Francis and the Family

For Sunday, September 27, 2015, 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time This week, Pope Francis begins his historic visit to the United States. We can expect the news media to provide extensive coverage and analysis of this popular pontiff’s words and actions, with Time Warner Cable dedicating a channel to the visit for “fans of Pope Francis.” […]

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Watch Every Moment of the Pope’s Visit to America on TV

Time Warner Cable will offer uninterrupted coverage of Pope Francis’ historic trip to Cuba and the U.S. for cable television customers on its Papal Visit Channel. They will also offer documentaries on the Pope and more on a separate On Demand channel. Click here for more information  

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Everyday Stewardship: The Last Shall Be First

It seems to be human nature to want to be first, the best, or the greatest. We think there is a great value to be on top. We are sure if we can be better than everyone else, the prize waiting for us will ultimately satisfy. Jesus’ disciples argued about which one of them was […]

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Driving Lessons

Driving Lessons

Giving driving lessons is a lot like our relationship with God. When we trust in God we learn when to accelerate and when to slow down. Like driving, life has a way of bringing many things at us at one time. Click here to read the full post

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The Pope Wants to Hear Your Best Joke

Looking for a safe place to exercise your Catholic humor? In honor of Pope Francis’s first visit to the United States, the Pontifical Mission Societies has launched a campaign called “Joke With the Pope.” Participants are asked to “donate” a joke to one of three nonprofit organizations and the person with the funniest joke will be […]

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Embrace the Smallest

For Sunday, September 20, 2015, 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Long before he became the cardinal archbishop of New York, Timothy Dolan was the rector of the North American College in Rome. He used to give regular talks to the seminarians, which were collected in a very good book called Priests for the Third Millennium. In […]

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Eucharistic Congress

One > 12,000

This past weekend at the Eucharistic Congress in Charlotte, NC, thousands of Catholic marched through the streets and celebrated Jesus’ real presence in their midst and in their very souls. Click here to read the full post

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We remember 9/11

Remembering September 11

September 11, 2001 is a day that we will forever remember as our country lost thousands of innocent lives at the hands of men intent on delivering a fatal blow to our way of life. What those fanatics did not count on was the resilience of the American people who refused to allow the hatred […]

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Prayer

The Care and Feeding of a Catholic Prayer Life

Catholics are learning how much they need prayer, and how simple it is to integrate prayer into our lives. Older Catholics are discovering new ways to converse with their God; younger Catholics, including those whose faces are not seen at Sunday Mass, insist their prayer lives are active. Click here to read the full post

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Who Do You Say that I Am?

For Sunday, September 13, 2015, 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time A new Pew Forum Study looking at the views of American Catholics on family life, sexuality, and Catholic identity has concluded that 45% of Americans are Catholic or are “connected to Catholicism.” It gauged people’s views of the topics mentioned, but in some ways, the figure […]

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Virgin Mary

Our Human Destiny

We must never brush off the place we have in God’s plan. How will those we see in our everyday lives come to know the Lord and then find salvation? Click here to read the full post

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