Who is Saint Agatha
Feb05

Who is Saint Agatha

Saint Agatha was another martyr of legendary status. Agatha was a Sicilian virgin from a noble family. She was said to have rejected the advances of the governor of Sicily resulting in the charge of being a Christian. She was threatened with torture if she did not renounce Christ, but her answer was, “I am a handmaid of Christ & bear the appearance of a slave, which is of the highest nobility.” Saint Agatha was held in...

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Who is Saint Blaise
Feb03

Who is Saint Blaise

St. Blaise was a physician and Bishop in Armenia. Blaise has been extremely popular for centuries and many cures were attributed to him He lived in a cave on Mount Argeus and was known as a healer of men and animals. According to legend, sick animals would come to him on their own for help. When Agricola came to Sebaste to persecute Christians and while searching for wild animals for the arena games, rediscovered Blaise deep in...

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Who is Saint John Bosco?
Jan31

Who is Saint John Bosco?

Saint John Bosco was born in Turin, Italy, in 1815 His father died when John was only two years old and it was his mother Margaret who provided him with a good Christian education. At the age of twenty he entered the major seminary John Bosco was ordained a priest on June 5, 1846, and with the help of John Borel he founded the oratory of St. Francis de Sales. John Bosco formulated a system of education based on “reason, religion...

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Who is Saint Thomas Aquinas
Jan28

Who is Saint Thomas Aquinas

Saint Thomas Aquinas taught philosophy and theology with such genius that he is considered one of the leading Christian thinkers. He ranks among the greatest writers and theologians of all time. His most important work, the Summa Theologica, an explanation of the entire body of Catholic teaching, has been standard for centuries. He inspired others by how he suffering with the poor in his efforts to alleviate their needs. Gladly giving...

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Who is Saint Agnes?
Jan21

Who is Saint Agnes?

Saint Agnes is one of the most glorious saints in the calendar of the Roman Church. The name “Agnes”, means ‘lamb’ in Latin, but in Greek it is ‘the pure one'”. One day thirteen year old Agnes, was returning home from school, she happened to meet Symphronius, a son of the city prefect. At once he became passionately attracted to her and tried to win her by precious gifts. Agnes rejected him, saying:...

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Who is Saint Sebastian?
Jan20

Who is Saint Sebastian?

The oldest historical account of the saint is found in a commentary on the psalms by St. Ambrose; the passage reads: “Allow me to propose to you the example of the holy martyr Sebastian. By birth he was a Milanese. Perhaps the persecutor of Christians had left Milan, or had not yet arrived, or had become momentarily more tolerant. Sebastian believed that here there was no opportunity for combat, or that it had already passed. So...

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Measuring For A First Communion Dress – Infographic
Jan15

Measuring For A First Communion Dress – Infographic

With three simple measurements for Bust, Waist, and Length you’ll be able to select the correct size without worry.

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Did Your Faith Make it on Your New Year’s Resolution List?
Dec31

Did Your Faith Make it on Your New Year’s Resolution List?

Happy New Year! Making resolutions is the norm this time of year, as we come up with a mental list of areas we want to improve or things we want to accomplish. While losing those stubborn pounds, exercising regularly, and getting to work on time are great resolutions, there’s one more important resolution that belongs on all of our lists: being more Christ-like. If you’ve fallen off the proverbial wagon in regards to praying,...

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Who is Saint Stephen?
Dec23

Who is Saint Stephen?

The Deacon Stephen, is the first martyr. Stoned in Jerusalem two years after the death of Christ. The account in the Acts of the Apostles about his arrest and the accusations brought against him show a parallel with our Saviour’s trial; He was stoned outside the city wall and died, as he prayed for those who were focused on killing him. Stephen belongs to the group of seven deacons that helped the Apostles He was “filled...

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Fourth Week of Advent – The Angel’s Candle
Dec19

Fourth Week of Advent – The Angel’s Candle

The fourth candle is also called the “Angel’s candle” as we are reminded of the angel of the Lord appearing before a group of shepherds, proclaiming, “Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” As the final purple candle is lit on this Fourth Week of Advent, let us pray:
 Pour forth, we beseech you, O Lord,...

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Poinsettia Christmas Rosary Giveaway

Thankful Thursday is a day where we find a great Catholic product and offer it up to one of our fans. Today we are giving away this beautiful Ruby Red and Green Poinsettia Christmas Rosary – Gold Tone To win this Poinsettia Christmas Rosary, all you need to do is enter with your email address. Option to buy this Ruby Red and Green Poinsettia Christmas Rosary – Gold Tone: Ruby Red and Green Poinsettia Christmas Rosary...

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Third Week of Advent – Pink Candle
Dec14

Third Week of Advent – Pink Candle

The third week of Advent, also known as “Gaudete Sunday,” means we have passed the half-way point and Christmas is drawing near. The word gaudete means “rejoice,” and at this point in our Advent journey our hearts should be filled with joy as we ponder the magnitude of Christ’s birth. We mark this joyful time by lighting the one and only pink candle on the wreath. Throughout Advent, priests wear purple vestments, except on Gaudete...

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Who is Saint Lucy? Find out in 60 seconds
Dec12

Who is Saint Lucy? Find out in 60 seconds

Who is Saint Lucy and what is she known for? Find out in 60 seconds. St. Lucy was born in Sicily, where she also died. She was of a noble Greek family, and was brought up as a Christian by her mother. Lucy’s mother was suffering from hemorrhage which guided them to visit St. Agatha. After praying devoutly at the tomb, Agatha appeared to her in a dream and consoled her. Her mother was miraculously cured and Lucy asked permission to vow...

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Framed Print Giveaway
Dec11

Our Lady of Guadalupe Framed Print Giveaway

Thankful Thursday is a day where we find a great Catholic product and offer it up to one of our fans. Today we are giving away this beautiful Our Lady of Guadalupe Framed Print To win this Our Lady of Guadalupe Print, all you need to do is enter with your email address. Option to buy this Our Lady of Guadalupe Print: Our Lady of Guadalupe Framed Print Download a FREE How To Pray The Rosary Guide Email Address* First Name Last Name * =...

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Second Week of Advent – Advent Prayer Series
Dec07

Second Week of Advent – Advent Prayer Series

This candle is also called the “Bethlehem candle” and reminds us of Blessed Mary and St. Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem to give birth to our Savior. We recall with awe the words of the Virgin Mary when she learned she would carry the Son of the Most High, “Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word.” We honor Blessed Mary as the mother of our Lord. We also remember St. Joseph. As Mary’s spouse and the guardian...

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Who is Saint Barbara? Find Out in 60 Seconds
Dec05

Who is Saint Barbara? Find Out in 60 Seconds

Hi, and welcome to Saint Feast Days in 60 Seconds from the Catholic Faith Store. Saint Barbara was the daughter of a Pagan man who worshiped false Gods. She was very beautiful and he had her enclosed in a tower, locked away, from the snares of men. During this time in the tower she secretly became a Christian and vowed virginity. During one of his absences, she had a third window put in the tower to honor the Holy Trinity. And even...

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Advent — How will you spend these four weeks?
Nov29

Advent — How will you spend these four weeks?

What are you doing this November 30 to December 24? Will you be shopping, wrapping, decorating, baking, and trying to squeeze in some time sitting by a crackling fire? Like many, you probably have a long list of what needs to get done in time for Christmas Day. The race is on and every minute matters. During this busy time, how many times will you think about Jesus, Blessed Mary, and St. Joseph? How many times will you remember to...

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All Saints’ Day — Celebrating Our Spiritual “Tour Guides”
Nov01

All Saints’ Day — Celebrating Our Spiritual “Tour Guides”

True or False: All Saints’ Day is a Holy Day of Obligation in the Catholic Church? If you guessed true, you’re right! In the United States, the Church celebrates six Holy Days of Obligation—feast days when Catholics are mandated to attend mass. The other five Holy Days of Obligation are: Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God; The Ascension of Our Lord; The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; The Solemnity of the Immaculate...

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Bliss Rosary GIVEAWAY – Month of the Rosary
Oct23

Bliss Rosary GIVEAWAY – Month of the Rosary

Thankful Thursday is a day where we find a great Catholic product and offer it up to one of our fans. Today we are giving away this beautiful Woman’s Aqua Blue Bliss Miraculous Rosary with the retail value of $74.98! To win this Bliss rosary, all you need to do is enter with your email address. Option to buy this rosary with custom choice of beads: http://bit.ly/Bliss-Miraculous-Rosary Download a FREE How To Pray The Rosary...

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Saint Faustina & The Divine Mercy
Oct05

Saint Faustina & The Divine Mercy

Saint Faustina & The Divine Mercy “You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls, and the ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O Fount of Life, unfathomable Divine Mercy, envelop the whole world and empty Yourself out upon us.” “O Blood and Water, which gushed forth from the Heart of Jesus as a fount of mercy for us, I trust in You!” Pin...

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St. Francis of Assisi Peace Prayer
Oct03

St. Francis of Assisi Peace Prayer

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace, Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy; O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console; to be understood as to understand; to be loved as to love. For it is in giving that we receive; it is in pardoning that we...

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Our Lady of Grace Statue — Biggest Giveaway Yet!
Sep11

Our Lady of Grace Statue — Biggest Giveaway Yet!

Thankful Thursday is a day where we find a great Catholic product and offer it up to one of our fans. Today we are giving away this beautiful ceramic Our Lady of Grace statue with the retail value of $95! This is the biggest giveaway yet! To win this statue, all you need to do is enter with your email address. Your email will also be added to our list to receive upcoming discounts, interesting articles and future giveaways. Please...

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Prayer of Contrition
Sep06

Prayer of Contrition

O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, and I detest all my sins because of Thy just punishments, but most of all because they offend Thee, my God, Who art all-good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace, to sin no more and to avoid the near occasions of sin. Amen Act of Contrition Laminated Prayer Cards 25 Pack Act of Contrition Laminated Prayer Cards 25 Pack We say the Act of...

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Hail, Holy Queen
Sep03

Hail, Holy Queen

Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy! Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve: to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, most gracious Advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us, and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus. O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary!
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Risen Christ & Customer Ingenuity
Aug30

Risen Christ & Customer Ingenuity

One of our very creative customers created this crucifix using a handmade wooden cross and a Risen Christ statue. He attached the Risen Christ to the wooden cross and made it into an Risen Christ crucifix. He will be adding this piece to an auction to help raise money for their church. Risen Christ Statue, Hand Painted, Marble Composite – 25″H The Risen Christ statue is a stunning piece to mount on your wall. Christ wears...

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Garden Statue — Thank you for the excellent workmanship and care
Aug27

Garden Statue — Thank you for the excellent workmanship and care

She is lovely and was perfectly packaged. She is now in our memorial garden at Christ Church Episcopal, having been blessed this past Sunday. Thank you for the excellent workmanship and care. Here are a few pictures..the base isn’t cracked in the first photo…our priest blessed her and trickled some holy water over her! We are very glad to have her..she was placed in the Garden on the occasion of my husband’s one year...

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First Communion — A truly beautiful and spiritual gift.
Aug23

First Communion — A truly beautiful and spiritual gift.

“We received the smaller Baptism version for our daughter and thought it was such a pretty, prayerful, special gift we got it for our God daughter’s First Communion. A truly beautiful and spiritual gift. This will definitely remain a gift option for all our other God daughters.” First Communion Faux Pearl Rosary Bracelet What a pretty bracelet for a young girl! The bracelet is made with 5mm faux pearl beads and has...

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Iraqi Christians are being slaughtered and branded with the Arabic letter N”

As you read this our fellow Christians in Iraq are being slaughtered for their religious beliefs. We as Catholic Christians stand united against genocide and religious discrimination. Iraqi Christians are being marked with the Arabic symbol for “N”, we too proudly display it in solidarity for those killed in Iraq. The “N” stands for Nazarene. They are being branded, beaten and killed by the Islamic State of...

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Entrust Peace to the Protection of the Virgin Mary
Aug13

Entrust Peace to the Protection of the Virgin Mary

Entrust the path of peace to the protection of the Virgin Mary. Pin...

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Inspired To Paint St. Catherine of Bologna – A Customer Story
Aug11

Inspired To Paint St. Catherine of Bologna – A Customer Story

Dear Catholic Faith Store, Last month I purchased a medal of St. Catherine of Bologna. I bought this while I was starting on a painting of St. Catherine. I took an interest in her after seeing the movie Monuments Men. I’ve always had an interest in history of all kinds and I’ve also found that art is the best way to explore history. With those interests combined, that leads to research. When I start on a painting, I like...

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Pope Francis’ Signature Piece of Jewelry—the Pectoral Cross
Jul31

Pope Francis’ Signature Piece of Jewelry—the Pectoral Cross

From the first moment Pope Francis stepped out on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica soon after being elected pope, Catholics around the world have been captivated by the man chosen to lead the Catholic Church. What fascinates so many people about Pope Francis is his humility and simplicity. In a world where appearances count, the way Pope Francis chooses to dress and adorn himself speaks volumes about his quiet, meek persona. Unlike...

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Share Your Favorite Prayer With The World

Share a prayer with the world! Help spread the faith with a prayer you love in the comments. Pin...

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A Wonderful Garden With A Devotion to Mary
Jul26

A Wonderful Garden With A Devotion to Mary

Angela sent us these wonderful photos and description on how she is honoring Mary in her Mary garden. We love to see the photos and inspiration from our happy customers! “Here are the pictures from my yard for my Our Lady of Lourdes statue you made me. She is so beautiful and I am so proud to share this with you. Here grotto is made out Of marble hand carved from Italy over 150 years ago. My father had the marble from A church...

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Jul16

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

For her feast day, we offer a prayer to Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Oh most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Sea, help me and show me you are my Mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity (insert your request)....

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Can I Get An Amen?

Pope Francis Gives His First Angelus Blessing © Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk Pin...

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