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All Saints Day

What is All Saints Day? It is when the Catholic Church and some Protestant churches commemorate every saint, known and unknown. It falls on November 1st. The eve of All Saints is known as All Hallows Eve, or Halloween. Liturgical Color(s): White Type of Holiday: Solemnity, Holy Day of Obligation Duration: One Day Celebrates/Symbolizes: All…
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Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels

Guardian Angels Angels are servants and messengers from God. "Angel" in Greek means messenger. In unseen ways the angels help us on our earthly pilgrimage by assisting us in work and study, helping us in temptation and protecting us from physical danger . The idea that each soul has assigned to it a personal guardian…
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Prayers of the Catholic Church

The Mystery and Power of Personal Prayer by Dr. Jeff Mirus, October 12, 2007 I am continually amazed at how many Catholics forget the power of personal prayer. There are priestly, consecrated and lay apostles who make significant commitments to the active Christian life, including the Church’s liturgical life, but fail to nourish that commitment…
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St. Matthew the Apostle

Matthew was the son of Alphaeus born at Capernaum , a settlement on the shore of the Sea of Galilee , about a year after the birth of Jesus. One day Jesus was walking and saw a tax collector named Matthew sitting at a tax collection post, and said to him, "Follow me." And Matthew…
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