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Offer your day for priests with this prayer

"Give us truly holy priests, inflamed with the fire of your divine love."

Here are St. Paul’s criteria for bishop candidates

St. Paul wanted to make sure that those chosen to be bishops were worthy of the title and responsibilities.

Pray for your bishop with this short prayer

"Give him a spirit of courage and right judgment, a spirit of knowledge and love."

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The cross is used in the Benedictine coat of arms and has a rich history.

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Many of the island's most famous desserts were conceived by cloistered nuns.

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You don't have to be perfect to accomplish great things.

Helping people is not that difficult: Meet the Friars and Sisters of the Poor Jesus

A Brazilian priest got a chance to truly see what young people are up against. That was the beginning of his call.

8 “Holy” spirits born in the monasteries

The editors of Aleteia have discovered the treasures of the cellars of the abbeys and selected 10 liqueurs that will hopefully delight you.

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