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Shining Example Minute Meditations
We need to be more aware of the power of our good examples and our personal contacts—even something as seemingly insignificant as our smile.
— from Catholic Update Guide to the New Evangelization

Thursday, July 25, 2013
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		<p>Clement of Rome was the third successor of St. Peter, reigning as pope during the last decade of the first century. He’s known as one of the Church’s five “Apostolic Fathers,” those who provided a direct link between the Apostles and later generations of Church Fathers. </p>
		<p>His <em>First Epistle to the Corinthians </em>was preserved and widely read in the early Church. This letter from the bishop of Rome to the Church in Corinth concerns a split that alienated a large number of the laity from the clergy. Deploring the unauthorized and unjustifiable division in the Corinthian community, Clement urged charity to heal the rift. <br /></p>
American Catholic Blog To avoid running aground on the rocks, our spiritual life cannot be
reduced to a few religious moments. In the succession of days and 
seasons, in the unfolding of times and events, we learn to see ourselves by looking to the One who does not pass away: spirituality is a return to the essential, to that good that no one can take from us, the one truly necessary thing.

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)
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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.

God is a beacon in our lives: the steady light that always comes around again.

World Youth Day
Encourage young people to pray with and for their contemporaries in Rio de Janeiro this week.

St. Bridget of Sweden
Let someone know that you're inspired by St. Bridget's life with a feast day e-card.

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Mary's Flower - Fleur-de-lis
“Hail, Full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.”

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