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Wednesday

Mexico City, Mexico (CNA/EWTN News)—It would be virtually impossible to travel to Mexico without seeing the colorful star-cloaked image of Our Lady of Guadalupe on street corners, in private homes, on restaurant walls, and certainly in church chapels.

Four hundred and eighty-seven years ago, the Virgin Mary appeared multiple times to St. Juan Diego, an Aztec convert to Catholicism, in his native Mexico. The Mestiza Mary, [read more]

Tuesday

The Redemptorists invite all young adults to join an Advent pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. John Neumann on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 2 to 8 p.m. The shrine’s address is 1019 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123.

Pilgrims will meet at the shrine at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 for a day of prayer, service, worship, and fellowship. Cost for the day (meal included) is $10.

The day begins [read more]

Tuesday

If you’d like to enroll friends and loved ones in our octave of Christmas Masses and receive beautiful Christmas cards, you can do so in two ways: [read more]

Tuesday

November 6 is the feast day of the Martyrs of Cuenca, Spain, six of whom were Redemptorists. These holy men gave their lives during the bloody Spanish Civil War of 1936-39, which claimed the lives of approximately 270,000 people, including soldiers and civilians. They were beatified on October 13, 2013.

About 6,850 people died as a direct result of religious persecution, [read more]

Wednesday

Father Kevin MacDonald, C.Ss.R.

As Catholics, it’s important that we don’t become fundamentalist Christians regarding Halloween. Knowing our history is a help. Otherwise we might miss appreciating things that could be life-giving in our culture.

The word Halloween or Hallowe’en dates to about [read more]