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The spiritual inspiration behind this rare photo of Queen Elizabeth

Not everyone knows the religious meaning behind this iconic image of the queen.

Why you should take your kids to confession with you — even if they’re little

It's not easy, but there's something powerful that can happen when you bring your children along.

Put yourself in the presence of God with this prayer

The prayer can be prayed before entering into a time of meditation.

This is the key to achieving peace through contemplation

St. Mary of Bethany teaches us a sacred repose that should be our chief goal in prayer.

Want to live a longer, happier life? Go to church

There are 4 major benefits that practicing your faith provides -- and studies that back them up.

Here’s how much the Blessed Mother loves her spiritual children

The Virgin Mary loves humanity far more than we could even imagine.

You can make your own “medieval” manuscript. Here’s a video guide.

In the era of PDFs and mass printing, there is something the monastic art of calligraphy and illumination can teach us about work, time, and beauty.

St. Francis de Sales: The primary difference between contemplation and meditation

Although they are similar, contemplation is distinct from the practice of meditation.

What the month of May means to Catholics and how to honor it in your home

10 lovely ways to bring Mary's love into your life.

When your spiritual life is dry and difficult, pray this prayer

Speak to God and relate to him your struggles when prayer becomes hard to endure.

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