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Prayer Before the Crucifix Friday, November 9, 2012
Francis's Last Will for the Poor Clares Friday, October 12, 2012
Plain and Simple Thursday, October 11, 2012
"God Give You Peace Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Reverence for the Word of God Monday, October 8, 2012
We Adore You, O Christ Sunday, October 7, 2012
Bitter Becomes Sweet Saturday, October 6, 2012
Praises of the Virtues Friday, October 5, 2012
Praises of God Thursday, October 4, 2012
Canticle of Creation Thursday, September 20, 2012
Canticle of Creation Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Canticle of Creation Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Canticle of Creation Monday, September 17, 2012
Canticle of Creation Sunday, September 16, 2012
Canticle of Creation Saturday, September 15, 2012
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Marcellinus and Peter: Marcellinus and Peter were prominent enough in the memory of the Church to be included among the saints of the Roman Canon. Mention of their names is optional in our present Eucharistic Prayer I. 
<p>Marcellinus was a priest and Peter was an exorcist, that is, someone authorized by the Churh to deal with cases of demonic possession. They were beheaded during the persecution of Emperor Diocletian. Pope Damasus wrote an epitaph apparently based on the report of their executioner, and Constantine erected a basilica over the crypt in which they were buried in Rome. Numerous legends sprang from an early account of their death.</p> American Catholic Blog Faith can help us accept that the one who has died is now joined with all those who were part of his or her life, those whom they have loved and who have gone before them. We believe that they are now with God in a fuller way than was possible during their life on earth.

The Spirit of Saint Francis

 
CATHOLIC GREETINGS
Sympathy
Our faith reminds us that those who believe in the Lord will never die.

Happy Birthday
Become a part of the birthday festivities by choosing and sending an e-card.

Most Holy Trinity
The Trinity illustrates the community of love between the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

St. Joan of Arc
The piety of this 15th-century military heroine was not appreciated until centuries after her death.

Graduation
If you’re not able to attend the graduation in person, send an e-card expressing your pride and affection.




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