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Father Joseph Kentenich – Dilexit Ecclesiam

Father Joseph Kentenich   October 1912. A storm was shaking the seminarians’ residence hall in Schoenstatt, Vallendar, not far from Kolblenz, Germany. The older students were protesting a school rule they believed to be too strict. Antiestablishment graffiti were all … Continue reading

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Venerable Mary Potter

Venerable Mother Mary Potter – Little Company of Mary   [C]hrist did not die alone. Two others died with Him. As Mary stood near her dying Son, so she stood near the two thieves in their agony. It was thanks … Continue reading

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Saint Philip Neri, God’s Fool

Saint Philip Neri, God’s Fool [I]t is the laws of the Gospel and the commandments of Christ that lead to joy and happiness: this is the truth proclaimed by Saint Philip Neri to the young people he met in his … Continue reading

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Antoni Gaudi, architect for God

Antoni Gaudi   [A] CHURCH is the only thing worthy of representing the soul of a people for religion is the most noble aspect of man, according to Antoni Gaudi, the architect of the Basilica of the Holy Family in … Continue reading

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