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North American Sanctity: Blessed Solanus Casey, OFM Cap

“Thank God ahead of time. If the enemy of our soul is pleased at anything in us, it is ingratitude of any kind. Why? Ingratitude leads to so many breaks with God and our neighbor.”

By Kimberly Bruce

He was not your average priest, yet stories of miracles abound from those who sought him out for his spiritual wisdom, counsel, and healing touch. And he could be the first native-born American priest to be named a saint.

He is Bl. Solanus Casey, OFM Cap, and his feast day is July 30.

Filled with grace: St. Charbel Makhlouf, OLM

In the early 19th century, high in the mountains of Lebanon, Youssef Makhlouf dreamed of giving his life to Christ in a radical way. He became St. Charbel Makhlouf, OLM, whose feast we celebrate on July 24.

North American Sanctity: Blessed María Inés Teresa of the Blessed Sacrament

"We must teach others about Christ," said Bl. María Inés Teresa of the Blessed Sacrament (feast day: July 22). "We missionaries should not, therefore, let a day go by without our talking of Christ to others. To know that only a small number of people know the true God (Love) should be a source of torment for us."

The National Eucharistic Congress: Day 4

The National Eucharistic Congress is under way in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the Marians are here! Check here for updates on the last full day, Day 4, July 20!

The National Eucharistic Congress: Day 3

The National Eucharistic Congress is under way in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the Marians are here, along with some other famous faces! Check here for updates on Day 3, July 19!

"Inspectio Cordis": 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 21

A weekly web series by Fr. Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC, introduces us to the meditations for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time by the Marian Founder. The goal is to allow Jesus to gaze into your heart and teach you self-examination, leading you to a more fruitful reception of Holy Communion at Sunday Mass, where there is a true encounter of our hearts with His Sacred Heart – especially fitting during this period of National Eucharistic Revival.

The National Eucharistic Congress: Day 2

The National Eucharistic Congress has begun in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the Marians are here! Check here for updates on Day 2, July 18!

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