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“What do you do with a broom when you are finished sweeping? You put it back where it belongs, behind the door.” This is the response St. Bernadette gave when asked about the many apparitions she received in the year 1858. This simple, frail young girl was just 14 when …

A few years ago, we had the opportunity to enjoy a weekend away in St. Louis without our children. We almost didn’t know what to do with ourselves! It was great to see all the sites, but the one that stood out the most for us was the immense and …

CNA Staff, Dec 20, 2020 / 05:22 am MT (CNA).- A group of Catholic board game enthusiasts has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to create a game based on the Father Brown series by G.K. Chesterton. The game is called Father Brown Investigations: The Death of Sir Percy Coldwell. It …

Tip-Toe Twinkle, the name of our Elf on the Shelf, arrived in our house by surprise one December day a few years ago. For the remainder of the month, he would occasionally cause mischief about the house while we parents grumbled about the mess left behind. However, the next year, …

A crackling bonfire flickering in the crisp fall air. Warm apple cider in hand. Friends and family gathered in a circle sharing laughter and making memories together. All a picture-perfect image of what an autumn night should be. Heading into November, we try to squeeze in just a few more …

The devotion to Our Lady of the Rosary has a very dramatic origin. On October 7, 1571, a small Christian fleet of ships went out to battle the massive Muslim fleet that was dominating the Mediterranean Sea and stood poised to invade Europe. In miraculous fashion, the Christian fleet destroyed …