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Pope Francis: Christian life is a constant battle against the devil (Video)

01 January 1970

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Not Religious, But Pro-Life

01 January 1970

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Daily Marriage Tip

“Sexiness wears thin after a while, and beauty fades. But to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.” (Joanne Woodward) Think of a way to help your honey laugh today.

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Pope's Morning Homily: Christian Life Is a Continuous Battle Against the Devil

01 January 1970

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All Saints and All Souls Day: A Time of Mercy, Forgiveness and Reflection (Part I)

01 January 1970

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Called to Vote, to Participate in Political Life

01 January 1970

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Daily Marriage Tip

Nagging is hard on a marriage. Try patience and gentleness on the one hand, attentiveness and follow-through on the other.

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Portland Archbishop Affirms Value of Life as Young Woman Prepares Suicide

01 January 1970

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Spouses needn’t know where each other is every hour of the day, but it’s nice to know each other’s daily routines. Pick a common time during the day to pause and hold each other in prayer for 10 seconds.

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Daily Marriage Tip

(Reader’s Tip) You do not have to like your spouse 100% of the time, but love them with all your heart.

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Daily Marriage Tip

“You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” (Mt 22:37) God is (and must be) at the center of each marriage. You can love and serve Him through your love and service to your spouse. How are you keeping God at the center […]

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Daily Marriage Tip

“Whoever wishes to be great among you must be your servant.” (Mk 10:43) Just for fun see which of you can serve the other more today. Make a game out of it if you wish. “No, let me get the door, the snack, make dinner, etc.” “No, honey, you must let me do it.”

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Daily Marriage Tip

“Son, why have you done this to us? Your father and I have been looking for you with great anxiety.” (Luke 2:48) Have you ever lost a child physically or emotionally (to mental illness, drugs, poor decisions)? Go to Mary. She understands.

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Daily Marriage Tip

(Reader’s Tip) See your spouse as the most precious gift you will ever receive. Do not underestimate God’s ability to send you the spouse who will help you grow spiritually and personally.

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Daily Marriage Tip

St. John Paul II left a legacy of teaching on marriage and family. Try reading parts of his “Letter to Families” today.

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Daily Marriage Tip

Have you held hands or hugged your spouse today? Little acts of loving touch boost endorphins and build mental bonds. Win-win!

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Daily Marriage Tip

Do marriage enrichment programs work? Aren’t those just for couples with troubles? Yes and No. Research shows that couples who attend marriage enrichment programs (even if they go reluctantly) report more marital happiness.

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Daily Marriage Tip

“Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” (Mt 22:21) It is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life but you must not forget to devote time to God, both on your own and with your spouse.

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Daily Marriage Tip

St. Luke is the patron of doctors. Nursing a sick or dying family member is an act of love; but can be difficult. Don’t be ashamed to ask for help or take a break.

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Daily Marriage Tip

(Reader’s Tip) Find a task or chore that is your spouse’s least favorite thing to do (taking out the trash, doing the dishes) and do it for them as often as you can.

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In the News

Not Religious, But Pro-Life

30 Oct 2014

With the Catechism's clear defense of human life from the moment of conception, the Catholic Church is one of the most vocal advocates for an end to elective abortion. It's natural that many Catholics, then, are leaders in the pro-life movement. But Catholics and other Christians are

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Daily Marriage Tip

30 Oct 2014

“Sexiness wears thin after a while, and beauty fades. But to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.” (Joanne Woodward) Think of a way to help your honey laugh today.

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Pope's Morning Homily: Christian Life Is a Continuous Battle Against the Devil

30 Oct 2014

“Put on the armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the tactics of the Devil.” These words from St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians were at the center of Pope Francis’ homily today at Casa Santa Marta. The Holy Father described

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All Saints and All Souls Day: A Time of Mercy, Forgiveness and Reflection (Part I)

30 Oct 2014

During this time of the year, the dead are often associated with spooky ghosts and scary poltergeists. The Catholic Church instead celebrates the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls, a time to reflect on those who have passed from this life to eternal life in Christ.

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