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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 ...

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Noteworthy American Jews to Remember in May

Since 2006, May has been designated Jewish American Heritage Month to recognize and celebrate contributions and achievements of American Jews. Here are some famous people who made a difference in the history of the Unite ...

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Fasting for Faith

The Quran teaches that "the month of Ramadhan is that in which was revealed the Quran, guidance for the people. . ." The holy book then goes on to instruct that when one sights the new moon of the month, "let him fast ...

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Ways to Honor Mom

Mother's Day is a time when people take a step back and take a moment to appreciate their mother. It is celebrated in many different ways, with the common denominator being to show you are thankful for your mom and all s ...

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Four Amazing Biblical Moms For Mother’s Day

Biblical women often get little consideration in the stories where they are featured. Mary, Jesus’ mother, and Sarah, the wife of Abraham, get mentioned more than most. While these two women were good examples, the ...

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Remembering Senior Citizens in May

Here in the United States, the month of May is most commonly associated with graduation, Mother’s Day, the Kentucky Derby and Memorial Day. The Administration on Aging leads a celebration for older Americans, recog ...

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Remembering the Holocaust

On April 12, people around the world remembered one of the worst genocides in history. Yom Hashoah Ve-Hagevurah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is not a federal holiday, but it is an important event that memorializes the ...

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Be Fearless Be Kind: Global Youth Service Day

In 1988 President Ronald Reagan issued a letter of support for Youth Service America’s (YSA) “A Day in the Life of Youth Service” event. This year, YSA celebrates the 30th anniversary of Annual Global Y ...

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Non-Religious Easter Traditions

Easter is a holiday that almost all Christian people celebrate. Is a way of celebrating the rising of Christ, three days after he was crucified. While this is a holiday that is typically seen as religious, there are many ...

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A List of Easter Movies to Get Ready for the Holiday

Christmas might be the ultimate holiday movie season, but Easter isn’t far behind. This year, Easter falls on April Fools’ Day which might seem a long way off, but it will be here before you know it. To get i ...

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