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A Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

In 1908, Father Paul Wattson conceived an idea known as the Octave of Christian Unity. Wattson is one of the cofounders of the Graymoor Franciscan Friars, a branch in the Catholic Church. He wanted the church to focus on ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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Who Is Saint Lucy and Why Is She Celebrated in December?

On December 13, the Feast of Saint Lucia, or St. Lucy’s Day, is observed by Protestants and Catholics, typically in Scandinavian countries, such as Norway and Sweden, but also in Italy. Her feast day is associated ...

Category: Religion

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5 Female Saints of November

Take a trip into the history of the church by looking at some of the patron saints who have feast days in November. Saint Agnes of Assisi Most people are familiar with Agnes’ older sister, Clare. Clare founded th ...

Category: Religion

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Patron Saints for Your Culinary Endeavors

As the holidays approach, you’re probably gearing up for making special meals and dishes for events. Let’s take a look at some of the church’s saints that protect cooks, bakers, housewives and more. Sa ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

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Know the Story of David and Bathsheba

The Bible is full of iconic stories, many of which are alluded to in literature, art, music and film. Even if you don’t believe that the Bible is the Word of God, it’s important to understand the characters a ...

Category: Religion

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4 Quotes About the Blessed Virgin Mary for May

In the Catholic tradition, May is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. It’s kind of ironic that the same month in which Americans celebrate Mother’s Day, Catholics remember the most iconic mother of all. Her ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

Catholic holidays and observances

When Fashion Collides With Religion

The 2018 theme for the Met Gala is Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. It’s a bold idea to use Catholicism as the theme for this major event, but the Met has never shied away from controversy. Re ...

Category: Ceremonies Religion

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Women to Know: Jeanne III

Let’s take a look at a woman of the Reformation who was highly influential. Many of the most important women during the Reformation were royalty. It was the virtue of their birth that gave them power to influence t ...

Category: Religion

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Remembering Clare of Assisi for Women's History Month

March is traditionally Women’s History Month, a time to focus on women who have made a difference both historically and in contemporary times. This year’s theme is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring ...

Category: Religion

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Green Pope Speaks God's Mind

80529084](/assets/ulc/blog/scaled/white-robes.jpg){.alignleft .size-medium .wp-image-7882 width=300 height=200}For a billion faithful worldwide, when the pope declares a thing, God has spoken. By that standard, there sho ...

Category: Environment Religion

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