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A Feast Day Prayer to the Holy Innocents 

When Herod realized that he had been deceived by the magi, he became furious. He ordered the massacre of all the boys in Bethlehem...

4 Lessons From Mary and Joseph on the First Christmas

The journey to Bethlehem taught them valuable life lessons. My Pope shares four very special ones with you.

7 Powerful Prayers for the Third Week of Advent

Third Week of Advent Prayer Sunday I lift my heart up to you, Lord, to thank you for the blessings you shower on me each day. You are the...

READ: Pope Francis Explains Advent in the Most Heartwarming Way

On the second Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis reflected on the Gospel of Mark, saying that it reveals an itinerary of faith that is...

What Do the Four Candles on the Advent Wreath Symbolize?

This year, November 29 marked the beginning of Advent— a season typically associated with the birth of Jesus and the start of the Christmas...

Meet the ‘Main Characters’ That Every Belen Should Have

Once the Advent season rolls in, out comes the belen. It doesn't matter if your belen is made up of wood, copper wires, or plush,...

10 Tips to Keep in Mind When You Set up Your Belen This Advent

In Europe, the start of Advent signals a very special time and commitment for the family. In fact, in Italy, the festivities start on the...

Joy of Advent: Why Are the Christmas Tree and Nativity Scene Important?

On the first Sunday of Advent, we enter the season that opens the liturgical year. This is a time that prepares us for Christmas,...

LIST: Local Food Items to Put in Your Christmas Gift Basket

It's that time of the year once again—lights are strewn around the house, decorations are livening up public places, and carols are making the...

Prayer on the Solemnity of Christ the King

The Solemnity of Christ the King, also known as Christ the King Sunday, was instituted by Pope Pius XI in the year 1925. It...

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