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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

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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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9 Movies to Inspire Introspection for Lent

The season of Lent should be time for spiritual reflection. Many give up meat and other luxuries for Lent. Fasting can be part of spiritual growth, but there’s more to faith development. Stories that help you refle ...

Category: Religion

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Do Ash Wednesday and Lent Matter in the Modern Church?

Many traditions in the church can seem outdated, especially when you don’t understand the history behind them. If you do something because it’s rote, even if it’s part of your childhood, your heart may ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Christianity

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Christian Feast Days Celebrated on January 1

New Year’s Day might be centered around football, parades and parties, but there’s much more to the day than the Rose Bowl and Hoppin’ John. Although these saints might not be some of the most famous, t ...

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