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The idea of consecrating oneself to Mary, or to “Jesus through Mary,” seems to be growing in popularity among Catholics. Why is this and what does it mean? Although Catholics throughout the centuries have been consecrating themselves to the Blessed Mother, it began to grow in popularity under the pontificate

Young Boy Scout and Scoutmaster place U.S. flags at graves of military veterans
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord (Psalms 33:12). Eternal God, stir thou our minds and stimulate our hearts with a high sense of patriotism as we approach the Fourth of July. May all that this day symbolizes renew our faith in freedom, our devotion to democracy, and

by CNA Staff Washington D.C., May 20, 2021 / 17:01 pm America/Denver (CNA). The chair of the US bishops’ international justice and peace committee on Thursday called for participation in the prayer octave for the Church in China urged by Charles Maung Cardinal Bo of Yangon. In 2007, Benedict designated

by Christine Rousselle Rome Newsroom, May 21, 2021 / 07:30 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Friday asked Catholics around the world to pray for peace in the Middle East as he addressed ambassadors newly accredited to the Holy See. At the conclusion of his speech to the new ambassadors,

A Mother’s Love There are times when only a mother’s love Can understand our tears, Can soothe our disappoints And calm all of our fears. There are times when only a mother’s love Can share the joy we feel When something we’ve dreamed about Quite suddenly is real. There are

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O GOD OUR CREATOR, from your provident hand we have received our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. You have called us as your people and given us the right and the duty to worship you, the only true God, and your Son, Jesus Christ. Through the

Yangon, Burma, Mar 14, 2021 / 09:50 am MT (CNA).- Charles Maung Cardinal Bo of Yangon on Sunday called for the expansion of a day of prayer for the Church in China, established by Benedict XVI, into an octave. In 2007, Benedict designated May 24, the feast of Our Lady

CNA Staff, Jan 20, 2021 / 11:30 am MT (CNA).- The inauguration ceremony of President Joe Biden started with an invocation prayer delivered by Catholic priest Leo J. O’Donovan, Jesuit, a former Georgetown University President. Here is the full text of this invocation prayer: Gracious and merciful God, at this

God of all nations, Father of the human family, we give you thanks for the freedom we exercise and the many blessings of democracy we enjoy in these United States of America. We ask for your protection and guidance for all who devote themselves to the common good, working for