St. Rita, Pray for Marriages!

Today is the feast of St. Rita of Cascia, an extraordinary woman of devotion and perseverance. For almost 20 years, Rita (Born Margherita Lotti) patiently prayed for the conversion of her husband, who persistently abused her. After her husband was murdered, this saintly woman eventually entered a religious community in the Augustinian tradition. Rita died […]

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Will Francis Reunite East and West? (Part 2)

In addition to the Patriarch Bartholomew’s presence, other Orthodox prelates similarly excited media comment with their attendance at Pope Francis’ installation. This was particularly true of the Metropolitan Hilarion Aleyev of Volokolamsk, who represented the Patriarch of Moscow, Kyril, and has been in charge of the Russian Orthodox Church’s ecumenical affairs. He is well known […]

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St. Catherine of Siena Trivia

Today is the feast of St. Catherine of Siena, a Doctor of the Church and beloved patroness of Italy, nurses, firefighters, and those afflicted with illnesses–among many other people, things, and places. As a bit of trivia for her feastday, can you answer where St. Catherine’s remains are located? a. Siena b. Avignon c. Rome d. Milan Click under […]

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Feedback Requested from Spanish Readers!

Catholics United for the Faith is working to translate our popular Faith Facts series into Spanish. Below is posted the first in the new series of Spanish Faith Facts. If our Spanish-speaking readers would leave any comments or feedback in the comments field, it would be greatly appreciated.  Siguiendo a Nuestros Obispos          Pregunta: Cómo […]

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Triduum Q&A

Holy Week is at last upon us! To mark the celebration of Christ’s Passion and Resurrection, the United States Conference of Bishops has posted a brief yet helpful list of questions and answers regarding different aspects of the Paschal Triduum liturgies. Visit the USCCB’s page to learn about everything from how the faithful should venerate the […]

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