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Filling the Void Minute Meditations
When we ignore the Creator and follow our own selfish desires, we end up hurting ourselves. God can live without us, but we can’t live without God.
— from A 40-Day Spiritual Workout For Catholics

Sunday, June 23, 2013
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Denis and Companions: This martyr and patron of France is regarded as the first bishop of Paris. His popularity is due to a series of legends, especially those connecting him with the great abbey church of St. Denis in Paris. He was for a time confused with the writer now called Pseudo-Dionysius. 
<p>The best hypothesis contends that Denis was sent to Gaul from Rome in the third century and beheaded in the persecution under Emperor Valerius in 258. </p><p>According to one of the legends, after he was martyred on Montmartre (literally, "mountain of martyrs") in Paris, he carried his head to a village northeast of the city. St. Genevieve built a basilica over his tomb at the beginning of the sixth century.</p> American Catholic Blog The saints share in God’s glory, for they are God’s new creation through Jesus Christ. This new creation radiates God’s glory, for God fills the saints with his grace. He shares his glory, his divine life, with those who are willing to receive it through the work and person of Jesus Christ.

Through the Year With Mary

Start the New Year off right with these daily insights on the Mother of God!

The Rosary Project
This unique celebration of prayer and song will lead you deeper into the life of Christ! (2CDs)
150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know

Ignorance of scripture is ignorance of Christ. Do you know these Bible passages?

Mysteries of the Virgin Mary

On this Feast of the Immaculate Conception, grow closer to Mary with this beautiful book by Fr. Peter John Cameron, O.P.

Mary's Flower - Columbine
Mary, let us follow your footprints. Even better, teach us to walk in your shoes.

St. Aloysius Gonzaga
This 16th-century Jesuit, known as the patron of seminarians and AIDS patients, died of a plague at age 23.

Surprise your spouse today with a “Just Because” e-card from Catholic Greetings.

Take time to relax and encourage others to do so as well.

Thank You
We thank God for family, loved ones, and all that is yet to be.

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