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The Social Reign of the Sacred Heart

Part 16: In the next entry of his new weekly series on the Sacred Heart, Dr. Robert Stackpole explores the connection between devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Catholic social teaching on matters of justice, outlining a vision for a civilization of love.

 

Do pets go to Heaven?

A timely question, as animals are blessed on Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. The answer is: We really don't know.

National Men’s March in Boston is a Call to Pro-Life Action

The National Men’s March to Abolish Abortion and Rally for Personhood is a crucial milestone in the history of the pro-life movement, for it brings together men from all walks of life to march in defense of the most sacred gift of human life.

Gabriel, Michael, and Raphael: Agents of Divine mercy

The archangels carry God’s important messages to man. On Sept. 29, we honor a heavenly triumvirate of archangels: St. Gabriel, St. Michael, and St. Raphael. Saint Faustina revealed that the Archangel Michael was expressly chosen by God to watch over her and protect her.

In Dark Days, Welcome Gifts from the Church

Divine Mercy; Mary Immaculate; intercession for the Holy Souls; serving the Church where the need is greatest. In light of the Marian charisms, we’re coming up on one of the spiritually richest weeks of saints and feasts in the Church’s entire calendar.

Holiness from the Heart of Jesus: Blessed Dina Bélanger

Part 15: In the next entry of his new weekly series on the Sacred Heart, Dr. Robert Stackpole explores the spiritual legacy of Blessed Dina Bélanger (1897-1929), a Canadian religious with an extraordinary desire to console our Lord.

Holiness from the Heart of Jesus: St. Charles De Foucauld

Part 14: In the next entry of his new weekly series on the Sacred Heart, Dr. Robert Stackpole explores the incredible love that the recently canonized St. Charles de Foucauld (1858-1916) had for the Sacred Heart of Jesus, especially present in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar.

Life Size Stations Turn 10

A decade ago, a long-held dream became a reality: life size Stations of the Cross on Eden Hill. Here's our coverage from the day of their dedication.

Lift High the Cross – and make the Stations

Today, the Church marks the Feast of the Exaltation (“Triumph”) of the Holy Cross. It’s a good day to make a Lenten devotion a year-round habit: making the Stations of the Cross. And this year marks the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the magnificent outdoor, life-size Stations of the Cross at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy.

On the Queen of Heaven’s birthday, a secular queen dies

Whatever you thought of the late Queen Elizabeth II, her country, or her church, we devotees of the Divine Mercy have a special obligation to pray for another who is dying or has died. It’s what Our Lady would want for her birthday.

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