Teaching Our Children How to Become Good Catholic Citizens
Apr17

Teaching Our Children How to Become Good Catholic Citizens

As Christian parents, it is our responsibility to cultivate our children’s faith and encourage them to become God-fearing, sensitive and responsible adults. Having a solid set of Catholic values and beliefs can go a long way in helping our child make the right choices in today’s increasingly complex world.

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Prayers to Saint Bernadette
Apr16

Prayers to Saint Bernadette

Saint Bernadette is the patron saint of illness and poverty. Bernadette was the eldest child in a large poor family. In February of 1858, in Lourdes, France, she witnessed her first vision of the Virgin Mary. She received over fifteen more in the next half-a-year.

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The Meaning of Easter Sunday for Catholics
Apr13

The Meaning of Easter Sunday for Catholics

Easter is a beautiful celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In the Gospels, Jesus Christ died for the sins of humankind. He rose three days after his crucifixion which is a miraculous and meaningful event for Christians.

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What are the Stations of the Cross?
Mar24

What are the Stations of the Cross?

The Stations of the Cross, also known as the Way of the Cross, Via Crucis, and Via Dolorosa (Latin for Way of Sorrows), is a devotion that reflects on Jesus’ final days on Earth—from being condemned to death to dying on the cross and being placed in the tomb.

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Prayers to Saint Patrick
Mar17

Prayers to Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, snakes and engineers.

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Prayers to Saint Joseph
Mar02

Prayers to Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph is the Patron Saint of Universal Church, fathers, the dying and carpenters.

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Prayers to Saint Brigid
Feb01

Prayers to Saint Brigid

Saint Brigid of Ireland is the patron saint of Infants, Ireland and children with unmarried parents. She renounced her beauty, praying to become ugly…

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Catholic Ten Commandments in Modern Times
Aug22

Catholic Ten Commandments in Modern Times

As the popular adage says, “the times they are a changin.’” Good or bad, there’s no denying that the world is constantly changing—whether it’s politically, technologically, environmentally, socially, etc. One thing that remains unchanged is the relevance of the Ten Commandments even through modern times. Although some of the words and phrases are archaic—thou, false witness, shall not, etc.—the message of these centuries-old commandments are as relevant today as they were when they were first presented by God to Moses, well before Jesus’ time.

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Which Catholic Bible is Right for Me?
Aug02

Which Catholic Bible is Right for Me?

These are the words of St. Isadore (560-636 AD) on what we gain when we pray and read the Catholic Bible regularly. How many times have you felt alone trying to figure out life’s rough patches, or needed words of wisdom and encouragement, or have given up praying because God doesn’t seem to answer? Lots of times, right?

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The Spiritual Works of Mercy – Part 2
Jun24

The Spiritual Works of Mercy – Part 2

In part one of a two-part series readers explore the Corporal Works of Mercy; acts by which we help others with their material and physical needs. In part two, we take a closer look at the Spiritual Works of Mercy; acts that address the emotional and spiritual needs of our friends, family, and strangers. Below are the seven Spiritual Works of Mercy.

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Works of Mercy, Part 1 Corporal Works of Mercy
Jun24

Works of Mercy, Part 1 Corporal Works of Mercy

Whether you’re a lifelong practicing Catholic or one who has been away from the Church for some time and want to come back, the Church offers plenty of tools to boost your faith and help you continually evolve as Christians, specifically by enacting the Corporal Works of Mercy…

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St. Thomas the Apostle and the Doubter?
Jun10

St. Thomas the Apostle and the Doubter?

On July 3, the Church celebrates the Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle, better known as “Doubting Thomas.” St. Thomas has been dubbed “the doubter” for thousands of years and counting for questioning Jesus’ resurrection. As the story goes, after some of the disciples encountered Jesus for the first time after His resurrection, they went to Thomas to tell him the astounding news.

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The Beatitudes — The Key to Happiness
Jun09

The Beatitudes — The Key to Happiness

Want to know the secret to happiness? The answer is revealed in The Beatitudes. Want to be the best Catholic you can ever be? The Beatitudes tell you how. Want to make Jesus happy? Practice the doctrine of The Beatitudes. The Beatitudes are eight simply stated, yet profound guidelines Jesus revealed to His followers during His Sermon on the Mount. Jesus uses the words of The Beatitudes to paint a picture of what the true people of God look like. Not physically, but morally and spiritually.

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Prayers for the Sick
Jun09

Prayers for the Sick

Whether it’s physical, mental, or emotional there are many times in all of our lives when we find ourselves in need of healing. When we face a challenge, we often reach within ourselves to find the inner strength or reach out to others for help to overcome our difficulties. While relying on our inner resolve and turning to others for support and guidance is helpful, we mustn’t forget an important first step: turning to the Master Healer: God.

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Why Bother Praying As A Family?
May20

Why Bother Praying As A Family?

Your great-grandmother’s engagement ring, the “good” silver, holiday traditions, and the family’s blue-ribbon-winning apple pie recipe are just some of the things that may have been passed down for the last few generations in your family. You cherish these mementos and memories for the way they make you feel connected to your family. What about the gift of praying?

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Don’t Pray Before Meals? Drop Your Fork and Bow Your Head
Mar30

Don’t Pray Before Meals? Drop Your Fork and Bow Your Head

Can you recall the last time you ate and thought about how the food is helping to nourish your body and helping it to function properly? How about reflecting on the fact that for so many, food and clean drinking water is a luxury?

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Guardian Angel Prayer
Feb24

Guardian Angel Prayer

The guardian angel prayer is a simple prayer that asks our guardian angel to help make our paths straight, to guide our steps and to light our way:

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Glory Be Prayer — Short But Mighty
Feb11

Glory Be Prayer — Short But Mighty

Glory Be to the Father—is technically called a doxology. Doxology is defined as an expression of praise to God, especially a short hymn either spoken or sung.

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The Apostles’ Creed: Did The Apostles Really Write It?
Feb05

The Apostles’ Creed: Did The Apostles Really Write It?

The word creed comes from the Latin word credo, meaning to believe, trust, entrust. Much like The Nicene Creed, The Apostles’ Creed, states the main tenets of the Catholic faith and all that we as followers of Jesus believe.

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The Hail Mary — Reflecting On One of the Most Important Catholic Prayers
Nov16

The Hail Mary — Reflecting On One of the Most Important Catholic Prayers

Each line of the popular Catholic prayer recited countless times since our childhood—the Hail Mary—is rich in meaning and is meant to lead us to reflect deeply on our faith.

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The Powerful Image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Jun15

The Powerful Image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

As the age-old saying goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Jesus communicates with us in many ways—through prayer, through the Scriptures, and through images. The Catholic religion abounds with symbols and imagery—from stained glass windows to statues of the holy family, the Rosary, and relics of the saints. These images serve as a visual reminder of our faith and represent messages Jesus is trying to communicate to us. One of...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lead Me to Places Where I Can Rest in Your shadow

Lord, when my soul thirsts and wilts, lead me to places where I can rest in your shadow and drink from your fountain. Pin...

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Thoughts for Good Friday – Ready to Walk, Come Rain or Shine
Mar28

Thoughts for Good Friday – Ready to Walk, Come Rain or Shine

Ready to Walk, Come Rain or Shine Tomorrow is a big day. My children and I will be joining dozens of other Catholic families in walking approximately 14 miles while reflecting on the Via Dolorosa. Fourteen miles to remember the 14 Stations of the Passion of Jesus. For the kids the question on Thursday is: What is the weather going to be like? Last weekend we had freezing weather here in New Mexico and 60 mile an hour winds! There was...

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Prayer for September 11th – We Remember

Prayer for this Day Dear Heavenly Father, We turn to You, Lord, on this day of remembrance.  It was eleven years ago that our country was attacked and plunged into fear and mourning. Yet, You in Your infinite wisdom, brought us together during that time. We were, for awhile, no longer Democrats or Republicans. We were no longer Black, Hispanic, Asian or Caucasian….instead we were united as one people. We stood together as Americans to...

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