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What Is the Church’s Teaching on Single People Adopting?

While the Church doesn’t have an official teaching on this topic, it is the policy of Catholic Charities to place adoptive children with single adults.…

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You Don’t Know Jack… about the Assumption

With the Feast of the Assumption approaching on August 15th, we sent our intrepid Paulist priest, friend and colleague, Fr. Jack Collins, CSP, out into New York City to find out the Assumption IQ of citizens on the street.

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Catholic Mass Isn’t What I Thought It’d Be — It’s So Much More

I left Mass in tears again. You would think that after attending Catholic Mass for four years now I would get the hang of it.…

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Is Watching Mass on TV or on My Phone Just as Good as Going to Mass?

No. Television and internet broadcasts of Mass are useful for the sick or those unable to get to Mass because of some other infirmity. If…

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Understanding and Celebrating the Feast of the Assumption

What the heck is the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven, you ask? The Assumption (August 15) refers to the Blessed…

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Forever Plaid: My First Summer Job at a Catholic School Uniform Store

Whenever I’m in the thick of summer, I can’t help but think of the first summer job I ever had. Too young for the hostessing…

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How Can I Serve the Church and Avoid Being a ‘Little Old Church Lady’?

What is the best way for a young adult to get involved in ministry without becoming one of the “little old church ladies”? I work…

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Sloth! Wrath! Greed! Oh My! What the Seven Deadly Sins Mean Today

I will go ahead and admit it. The last time I went to confession, I said to the priest, “I have to tell you about…

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Finding Romance in the Simple Moments of Life

Sharing a home-cooked meal and cleaning up the kitchen afterward aren’t Hollywood’s ideas of a winning Rom-Com, but I’ve found that those genuine moments nurture…

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What Is a Sign From God?

  What is a sign (from God)? What “signs” might appear to us today, and how is God still speaking? There are many events, supernatural…

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