Norbertines name their beer after the Virgin Mary
"Some of the other beers out there are named after pretty awful, demonic things"

On Sept. 29, 2022, the Norbertines at St. Michael’s Abbey hosted a feast of sorts – a reception held in the courtyard following Mass that featured Monastic brews (beer) produced in the Abbey’s kitchen by its seminarians and

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Why St. Catherine of Siena is a saint for our times
El Centro parish dedicates year to her, including classes and reading her book, “The Dialogue.”

Running parallel to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ three-year call to Eucharistic Revival, the pastors of Our Lady of the Valley Parish have dedicated a year of their pastoral ministry to the patronage of St. Catherine of Siena.

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LA Cathedral hosts memorial for 1500 homeless
Homeless Persons Interreligious Memorial remembers those who died on streets this past year

Delia Johnson heard from her family contacts that Major Slaughter, the brother of her former husband, had died recently after a long struggle experiencing homelessness. Johnson knew a bit about the situation of the man best known by

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Kathleen Holcomb, Thomas Aquinas College grad, joins Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles
California girl becomes stay-at-home mom for the Church

“The contemplative is the stay-at-home mother within the Church,” reflects Sr. Mary Josefa (Kathleen ’07) Holcomb, O.S.B. in this video. “The stay-at-home mother has a role that is not seen, and probably not appreciated, by many in the world

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Mormon Jeremy Christiansen confronted the Real Presence
Joseph Smith's folk magic, treasure digging, extreme polygamy started doubts

…When those promises about what he would accomplish in law school didn’t come to pass, Christiansen started to doubt. “It was really devastating and it caused a huge amount of cognitive dissonance,” he said. At the same

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