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Looking for the Perfect Mother's Day Gift? INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - May 9, 2013 ... culture. With its emphasis on youth, physical beauty, and sexuality, the secular media is encouraging women--and girls--to see themselves primarily as sex objects. Packed with not only persuasive statistics but also powerful personal testimonies, Extreme Makeover shows that it is not the slogans of the sexual revolution and the women's liberation movement that free and dignify women, but the beautiful teachings of the Catholic Church. Also available as an e-book and audio download . ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2013/05/looking-for-the-perfect-mothers-day-gift-.html
Papal Authority THE ONE TRUE FAITH - May 1, 2013 May 1st is celebrated as May Day. It's a day of celebration for laborers, and as such it is appropriate to have as its patron saint, St. Joseph. It is appropriate because St. Joseph worked with his hands and that's the definition of laborer. May 1st is also noted as the date for the very first ecumenical council. Since it was not the full blown out ordeal that ecumenical councils usually are, it's sometimes historically considered a proto-council, an ...http://theonetruefaith-faith.blogspot.com/2013/05/papal-authority.html
Thursday, 2 May – A New Thing OXYGEN - May 1, 2013 2 May Memorial of Saint Athanasius of Alexandria Studied the classics and theology in Alexandria, Egypt. Deacon, secretary, and student of bishop Alexander of Alexandria. Attended the Council of Nicea in 325 where he fought for the defeat of Arianism and acceptance of the divinity of Jesus. Formulated the doctrine of homo-ousianism which says that Christ is the same substance as the Father; Arianism taught that Christ was different from and a creation of ...http://thecatholicwriter.com/oxygen/2013/05/thursday-2-may-a-new-thing/
10 Evangelical Virtues of Mary: Chastity CATHOLICMOM.COM - April 10, 2013 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Catholicmomcom/~3/ECucfBFEGlY/
Saint Francesca of Rome VULTUS CHRISTI - March 9, 2013 This painting, attributed to Antonio da Viterbo the Elder (1450-1516), depicts Saint Francesca being clothed by the Blessed Virgin in the great white veil that, even today, characterizes the Olivetan Benedictine Oblates of Mary she founded in 1433. Our Lady wears a golden mantle, which Saint Paul at the left wraps around Francesca Romana. Saint Paul also holds a scroll. The mystical scene takes place on a cloud; fiery seraphim accompany ...http://vultus.stblogs.org/2013/03/9-march-saint-francesca-of-rom.html
February 5, 2013: Saint Agatha A YEAR OF PRAYER: 365 ROSARIES - February 5, 2013 February 5 marks the feast day of Saint Agatha (born unknown, deceased 251), Virgin Martyr of the Church. Like Saint Agnes, Saint Agatha endured torture, imprisonment, persecution, and death at a very young age, all the while withstanding the pressure of society and those in power to conform. Rather, she dedicated her life, her heart, and her entire body to Christ, willingly suffering for Him and witnessing to many in the process. She is one ...http://365rosaries.blogspot.com/2013/02/february-5-2013-saint-agatha.html