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Saint John Paul II

The longest reigning pope in modern history, John Paul II, took his message on the road, visiting 129 countries -- several repeatedly -- on 104 trips and logging more than 700,000 miles in a papacy that lasted more than 27 years.  Blessed John Paul died at the age of 84 at the Vatican April 2,…
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Eucharistic Adoration

Jesus waits for us in this Sacrament of Love “In the sacred Host, He is present, the true treasure, always waiting for us. Only by adoring this Presence do we learn how to receive Him properly.” When Catholics say they are “going to Adoration,” they are typically referring to Eucharistic Adoration. Which, in the most…
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The Most Holy Name of Mary

The Feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary is the 12th September. The feast originated in Spain and was approved by the Holy See in 1513. Innocent XI extended its observance to the whole Church in 1683 in thanksgiving to our Lady for the victory on September 12, 1683 by John Sobieski, king of…
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St. Theresa of Calcutta

Mother Teresa of Calcutta (1910-1997) Feast Day: September 5 Patron of World Youth Day Birth: 1910 Death: 1997 Beatified By: Pope John Paul II “By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the…
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