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Happy Anniversary, Blessed George!

On June 28, 1987, Pope St. John Paul II raised our beloved Renovator, Blessed George Matulaitis-Matulewicz, to the honors of the altar.

In John the Baptist, a Lesson for Us All

"Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall name him John" (Lk 1:13).

A Saint for All Seasons

If you had money, power, and status second only to the king of your country, would you be able to lay it all down for the sake of conscience and faith? Would you possess a trust in God greater than your many extraordinary possessions? Saint Thomas More, whom we celebrate on June 22, is a gallant example.

Patron of Youth, Warrior for Christ

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (feast day: June 21) is the patron saint of youth. For most of his brief life, this son of a warrior was fighting a very different battle with an absolute determination to win: a war against against sin. As the Church attests, he won.

Saint Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Saint Cyril of Alexandria, bishop and Doctor of the Church, whose feast day we celebrate on June 27, was a man of strong character, great devotion to orthodoxy, and faithful service to the Holy Father.

Marians in the (White) House

“So, is this a normal Saturday for you?” Novice Josh was asked. “No!” he exclaimed. “We visited the White House today!”

The Sacred Heart and Divine Mercy

On the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (June 16), we ask, "What is the difference between the devotion of the Sacred Heart and the Divine Mercy message?"

To be a pilgrim, in Catholic Poland

Poland is the ideal land for learning the art of pilgrimage, says Stephen J. Binz, author of the award-winning book from Marian Press, The Way of Mercy: Pilgrimage in Catholic Poland.

Miracle worker: St. Anthony of Padua, Doctor of the Church

Without a doubt, St. Anthony of Padua is one of the world’s most beloved and popular saints. Known for finding lost articles, awe-inspiring miracles, and his love for the poor, his feast is celebrated on June 13.

The miracle that is the Eucharist

On a Corpus Christi Sunday several years ago, the Very Rev. Chris Alar, MIC, declared, "God once in awhile gives a sign, and man did He give a sign!"

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