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Eleventh Day of Christmas – Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, First American-Born Saint

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 4, 2021 at 7:00pm 1/4/2021 at 7:00pm
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We celebrate St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, America’s first saint, on January 4th, which is the eleventh day of Christmas.

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Tenth Day of Christmas: Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 1:30pm 1/3/2021 at 1:30pm
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On January 3rd, the tenth day of Christmas, is the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus.

This feast day went away after Vatican II. It came back in 2002 during the revision of the Roman Missal thanks to Pope John Paul II.

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Ninth Day of Christmas: St. Basil the Great and St. Gregory Nazianzus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 5:35pm 1/2/2021 at 5:35pm
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The ninth day of Christmas, which is January 2, belongs to two important 4th century Christians, who happened to be friends: St. Basil the Great and St. Gregory Nazianzen.

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Eighth Day of Christmas – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 1, 2021 at 4:00pm 1/1/2021 at 4:00pm
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January 1, the eighth day of Christmas, belongs to Mary.

No, not me. St. Mary the Virgin, mother of Jesus Christ, Queen of Heaven and Earth.

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Seventh Day of Christmas – New Year’s Eve and Feast of St. Sylvester

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 7:00pm 12/31/2020 at 7:00pm
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I am combining the sixth and seventh day of Christmas in this post. I am sorry I missed the 29th, but something came up and I got busy.

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Fifth Day of Christmas – Feast of St. Thomas Becket

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 6:06pm 12/29/2020 at 6:06pm
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Thomas Becket was a best friend to King Henry II. Rumor had it that Becket had a grander vision of life than Henry did, “a taste for magnificence.

But that all changed when Henry made Becket the Archbishop of Canterbury. It not only chilled their friendship but ended Becket’s life.

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Fourth Day of Christmas – Day of the Holy Innocents

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 28, 2020 at 6:00pm 12/28/2020 at 6:00pm
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According to Catholic resources, the fourth day of Christmas, December 28, is for commemorating and remembering the souls lost during the Massacre of Holy Innocents.

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Third Day of Christmas: St. John the Apostle, Disciple and Friend of Jesus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 4:00pm 12/27/2020 at 4:00pm
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On December 27 we recognize the feast of St. John the Apostle, a disciple and close friend of Jesus.

Like St. Stephen, whose feast day is the day after Christ’s birthday, there is a legit reason for St. John’s feast day so close to the 25th.

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Second Day of Christmas: St. Stephen’s Day, the First Christian Martyr

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 4:00pm 12/26/2020 at 4:00pm
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I hope everyone had a wonderful first day of Christmas.

On December 26, the second day of Christmas, we celebrate St. Stephen, who is the first Christian martyr and one of the first deacons of the Church.

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Frustrated Parents Flood New York City Catholic Schools With Applications

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 1:00pm 11/3/2020 at 1:00pm
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New York City Catholic schools opted for in-person classes despite the pandemic, which has attracted public school parents.

I found out that other areas across the country have also seen a rise in private school enrollment.

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France: Attacker Shouting “Allahu Akbar” Beheads 70-Year-Old Woman in Church

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 10:00am 10/29/2020 at 10:00am
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A knife-wielding jihadi beheaded a woman and murdered two others at a church this morning in southern France.

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Sen. Hawley Unloads on Those Who Attack Barrett’s Catholic Faith: ‘That’s Bigotry’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 12, 2020 at 11:44am 10/12/2020 at 11:44am
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Sen. Josh Howley (R-MO) unleashed his anger on those who have attacked Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Catholic faith.

As a Catholic, I appreciate him speaking out against this bigotry.

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Trump Promises ‘Born Alive’ Executive Order That Requires Medical Care for Abortion Survivors

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 25, 2020 at 5:00pm 9/25/2020 at 5:00pm
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President Donald Trump promised to sign an executive order for the Born-Alive Infant Abortion Survivors Act.

The legislation requires medical care for babies who survive abortion.

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Blessed Virgin Mary Statue Set on Fire at St. Peter Parish in Boston

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 13, 2020 at 9:00am 7/13/2020 at 9:00am
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Someone set a statue of the Virgin Mary in front of St. Peter Parish in Boston, MA, on fire:

Police spoke with Boston firefighters, who said that an unknown suspect had set fire to plastic flowers, which were in the hands of the...

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AP misleadingly claims Catholic Church used “unprecedented exemption … to amass at least $1.4 billion” from PPP

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 6:00pm 7/11/2020 at 6:00pm

Here’s an AP tweet from last Friday:

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, @AP exclusive finds.

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Turkey’s Erdogan Signs Decree Turning Hagia Sophia into a Mosque

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 2:00pm 7/11/2020 at 2:00pm
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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the conversion of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque. The 1,500-year-old cathedral would open to Muslim worship later this month. The announcement was met with the cries of ‘Allahu akbar’ by a crowd gathered outside Hagia Sophia, media reports said on Friday.

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Pope Francis Apologizes After Video of Him Hand-Slapping Woman Goes Viral

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 6:00pm 1/2/2020 at 6:00pm
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If this incident is an omen for 2020, then this year is going to be another challenging one for the Catholic Church.

Pope Francis has apologized after he hand-slapped a woman who had aggressively grabbed his hand while he greeted pilgrims at the Vatican during a New Year’s Eve event.

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