Catholic Beliefs

Catholic Beliefs Catholic Beliefs are divided into three main parts. First, they believe in the sanctity of the soul, both before and after death. They also believe in salvation for the lost. Those who have been saved from hell during the crucifixion and rise of Christ, are said to be saved. The belief in salvation is very important to Catholics, and they often go to great lengths to show their respect to salvation by not smoking on Sunday, or visiting the sick on their death bed. Catholics also have a…

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What Are the Best Types of Patron Saints and What They Represent?

What Are the Best Types of St patron Saints and What They Represent? If you have ever gone to a Catholic Church, you may have seen pictures of the patron saints of your favorite religion displayed in front of the church. These images typically portray one of the many qualities that the Saints represent. Some people will display a picture of a Saint with their own life and some might display one based on their belief system. Even though there are many different representations of the patron saints of different…

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A Look at Five Popular patron Saints and Prayers

A Look at Five Popular patron Saints and Prayers Our patron Saints and pray options vary greatly depending on the religion that we subscribe to. Each of our twelve special beings has a different way of providing help and assistance to those who ask for it. The important thing is not which saint is best for you but that you are at least familiar with the ones that are mentioned. St. Valentine is considered by many to be the patron Saint of lovers, which may explain why there is so…

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Catholic Saints

A Catholic Saint is someone who is considered to be a great religious person. This is an incomplete listing of divine beings and people whom the Catholic Church considers to be saints. According to Catholic doctrine, all Saints enjoy the beatific view of life. Being beatified involves receiving the gift of faith from God and becoming a full member of the flock. While the Catholic Church does not officially list the names of its Catholic saints, the Catholic religion places great emphasis on the sanctity of the dead. Catholics believe…

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A Saint of Special Education

Saint Raphael is the patron saint of special education. Raphael was a Roman Catholic teacher who spent a lot of time in prayer and helping the poor. He is well-known for his teaching abilities and his compassion for all mankind. When he became a saint, his work continues to help children throughout the world with disabilities and learning differences. His love of children makes him one of the most sought after teachers in the United States. Raphael’s specialty was teaching reading, writing, science, music, history, geography, and philosophy. He was…

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What Is Lent And Why Is It Important?

Ash Wednesday

What Is Lent And Why Is It Important? Lent is a Catholic fasting and penance period which start in late February. The first day of Lent is Ash Wednesday.   In Catholicism, Ash Wednesday is  spiritually significant.  During mass on Ash Wednesday the faithful get a cross of ashes placed on their foreheads. What is Ash Wednesday? Pope Gelasius I instituted this feast to honor Bishop Thaddeus of Ephesus. His feast day is celebrated on the Tuesday of Lent, which was the first week of Lent. The Catholic Church celebrates the…

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Eastern Catholic bishops in US have particular pastoral concern for immigrants

Vatican City, Feb 19, 2020 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- In the United States, Eastern Catholics face many of the same challenges as Latin rite Catholics, but the Eastern Catholic Churches are particularly concerned about growing anti-immigrant rhetoric and the plight of Christians overseas, a Ukrainian Catholic archbishop said Wednesday. The U.S.-based Eastern Catholic bishops are in Rome for their ad limina visit to the Vatican and to the tombs of St. Peter and St. Paul Feb. 17-21. “I see [the ad limina visit] as a chance for discussion, but it’s…

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Catholic Saints Info

Catholic Saints Info The Catholic saints are historical figures that have had a profound effect on humanity, and their influence is still felt in the lives of people today. In fact, the stories of Catholic saints are not just remembered and passed down from generation to generation; they have become part of the everyday lives of modern people. St. Anthony of Padua was a seventh century friar who lived in the city of Avila in Spain. He is most widely known for being St. Anthony the Great, the patron saint…

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List of Saints and What They Protect

A list of saints and what they protect is a powerful weapon in one’s battle with the demonic world. It is the most valuable tool you have in your arsenal in the fight against the Devil and his demons. You can use this weapon to create a strong bond with your God or Goddess of choice and strengthen your relationship. Using this weapon will help you protect yourself from the demonic forces that will always be out to attack you. This is a very deep and meaningful thing to do…

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Daily Catholic Prayers Focus Your Attention on God

Daily Catholic Prayers Focus Your Attention on God We all want to pray more and make the time that we spend at prayer much more meaningful. There are so many distractions in our lives, from TV and the internet to friends and family and every day is a struggle to get through them all. Daily Catholic prayers are a great way to focus and keep ourselves open to God’s presence. When praying the people in your life come first, your God, and then you will hear Him call you to…

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