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There is a Crisis of “Fatherless” Children in America; We Should Turn to St. Joseph for Help

by Larry Peterson I call St. Joseph the “Shadow Saint.” That is because so little is known about him. He never spoke a word that was recorded. He never wrote anything that was saved on parchment. It does not matter. … Continue reading

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Learning to Love with the Saints

In the secular world, Jean Heimann could write a book, “The Three Romances of Jean Heimann,” since she tells her story from the perspective of three main romantic interests in her life. No, Learning to Love with the Saints: a … Continue reading

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The “Protector” Saint of the Mexican Border*

By Larry Peterson Since there is so much discussion about the Mexican border I thought I would share this column I wrote about two months ago. Meet St.Toribio Romo,The Protector of the Mexican Border. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sometime during the early summer … Continue reading

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Meet “The Doorkeeper:” Solanus Casey, the Man without Ego

By Larry Peterson The 2016 election (more than a year away) has already worn me down. The pundits include the greatest thinkers of our time. I know this because virtually all of the TV and radio commentators, campaign officials, editorial … Continue reading

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Jean Heimann and Seven Saints – CWG April Book Blast

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie Jean M. Heimann’s book, Seven Saints for Seven Virtues. It’s been awarded the CWG Seal of Approval. Check out this collection of seven stellar saints who model heavenly virtues that inspire … Continue reading

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The Life and Glories of Saint Joseph – Book Review

Among the classics of Catholic literature, The Life and Glories of Saint Joseph, is a book to be consumed, savored, and meditated on. Do not attempt large bites, rather enjoy each morsel, one paragraph, even one sentence at a time. … Continue reading

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Rita

  ST. RITA Oh Rita, woman of Cascia, Who carried burden upon burden, Yet, sought more suffering By accepting Christ’s thorn, And now pleads to relieve Others’ misfortune. Clyde L. Borg  Clyde L Borg is a retired high school teacher. … Continue reading

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