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Priest: Why holy water comes with me whenever I travel(0)

December 13, 2017

Fr. Edward Looney explains why he brings holy water with him into every hotel room, and shares the prayers he prays. Every now and again, I have the opportunity to travel and speak at conferences, sharing about Mary’s importance in the spiritual life. When I do so, I usually have to spend the night in […]

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The 10 technological diseases affecting us today

Has technology hijacked our quality of life?  When we talk about the increasing number of people who are addicted to technology, we immediately picture smartphone zombies who can barely hold a conversation because they’re constantly busy scanning their phone’s push notifications, or that time your most selfie-centered friend nearly got hit by a car while […]


Have souls in Purgatory visited people on earth?

Vatican City, Nov 2, 2017 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nestled in Rome just outside the Vatican, a small unassuming museum dedicated to the souls in Purgatory displays simple items such as prayer books and clothing. Nothing too unusual, until you realize that each allegedly show the marks of the deceased – such as inexplicably […]


3 Morning habits that start your day off on the wrong foot

Aleteia: We crowd-sourced lots of ideas for starting your morning off on the right foot, in order to have a more successful day. Whether we’re early birds getting our worms or night owls hooting it up until the wee hours, starting our day off right — no matter when we get up — is not […]


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