Five Steps to Better Parenting

The following is some good advice for parents: Make the most of our time together.  My son and I have been having great conversations on the way to lacrosse practice and when we throw the football in our front yard.  The important thing is to maximize every minute with our children as opportunities to share […]

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Citing financial concerns, the Washington Theological Union has announced that it will close in 2013. Founded by six religious orders in 1968, the graduate school of theology and ministry has 1,400 alumni.

Citing financial concerns, the Washington Theological Union has announced that it will close in 2013. Founded by six religious orders in 1968, the graduate school of theology and ministry has 1,400 alumni. Catholic Culture : Latest Headlines : Washington Theological Union to close

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What is a Novena?

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Novena(From novem, nine.) A nine days’ private or public devotion in the Catholic Church to obtain special graces. The octave has more of the festal character; to the novena belongs that of hopeful mourning, of yearning, of prayer. “The number nine in Holy Writ is indicative of suffering and grief” (St. Jerome, in […]

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What is a Novena?

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Novena(From novem, nine.)A nine days’ private or public devotion in the Catholic Church to obtain special graces. The octave has more of the festal character; to the novena belongs that of hopeful mourning, of yearning, of prayer. “The number nine in Holy Writ is indicative of suffering and grief” (St. Jerome, in Ezech., […]

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Q: What Makes the Catholic Church “Catholic” A: The Four [indelible] Marks of the Church

My very dear friend and God and Cheeseburgers contributer (well, he can post any time he pleases) Dan, who runs the Protestant blog Arminian Chronicles recently posted his take on a very serious question: What Makes the Catholic Church ‘Catholic’?: Is it her people, her leadership, her beliefs? The term catholic usually means universal, so one […]

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Q: What Makes the Catholic Church "Catholic" A: The Four [indelible] Marks of the Church

My very dear friend and God and Cheeseburgers contributer (well, he can post any time he pleases) Dan, who runs the Protestant blog Arminian Chronicles recently posted his take on a very serious question: What Makes the Catholic Church ‘Catholic’?: Is it her people, her leadership, her beliefs? The term catholic usually means universal, so one […]

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