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St. Maria Goretti

St. Maria Goretti is unique in that she is the youngest canonized saint in the Church.  She died tragically on July 6, 1902, at the age of eleven. Born into poverty, her father moved the family when Maria was just six years old from the east side of Italy (near Ancona) to the west side…
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The Books of Kings

The Books of Kings are a set of books in the Old Testament. The Books of Kings describes the history of Israel's kings from the end of the rule of David until the time of the Babylonian exile, a time of about 453 years. After a long description of Solomon's rule, 1,2 Kings writes of how the kingdom of Israel was divided and then shows…
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Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

The Feast of Corpus Christi (Latin for Body of Christ), also known as Corpus Domini, is a Latin Rite liturgical solemnity celebrating the tradition and belief in the body and blood of Jesus Christ and his Real Presence in the Eucharist. Liturgical Color(s): White Type of Holiday: Solemnity; Holy Day of Obligation Time of Year: the Sunday After Trinity Sunday (in some Catholic dioceses) Celebrates/Symbolizes: The Holy Eucharist Scriptural References:…
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Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday, a moveable feast also known as Holy Trinity Sunday, is celebrated a week after Pentecost Sunday in honor of the most fundamental of Christian beliefs—belief in the Holy Trinity. We can never fully understand the mystery of the Trinity, but we can sum it up in the following formula: God is three Persons in one Nature. The…
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