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Dear Readers (18/2011)
“How narrow the gate and strait the road that leads to life” (Mat 7: 14). Jesus tells us the journey of our earthly life leading to eternal happiness in heaven is so hard that we can only take it if we allow Him to lead the way...
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The Absurdity of Disbelief in God
Among the most compelling of God’s signs calling us to conversion are the three images painted not by the hand of man but by that of God Himself...
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Guadalupe’s Acheiropoietos
The origins and existence of the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe are shrouded in a great mystery. Given the years of scientific study devoted to the Image, it should now be clear to any person with an open mind that it is the handiwork of God Himself...
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Escaping the Greatest Evil
Appearing at Guadalupe, Lourdes, Fatima and other places throughout the world, the Virgin Mary tells us that loss of faith, atheism, moral indifference, and living as if God did not exist represent man’s greatest tragedy...
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Apparitions on Tepeyac Hill
Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin (Talking Eagle), to whom Our Blessed Mother appeared on Mount Tepeyac in December of 1531, was beatified in 1990 and canonized in 2002
by John Paul II in Guadalupe...
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A Light in Defense of the Unborn
In April of 2007 Mexico City’s Legislative Assembly, thumbing its nose at the legislatures of the rest of the country, passed a law legalizing first-trimester abortions...
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Hard Evidence Testifying to the Truth
Holy Scripture faithfully transmits the Truth about the life of Jesus, His Resurrection, His teaching, and His influence on those who knew and believed in Him—of this we have substantive proof...
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Myths Surrounding the Middle Ages
Considering the brisk business enjoyed these days by psychics, tarot card readers, and faith healers of all stripes (if you want proof, just open up the first newspaper at hand or take a look at the programs shown on cable TV)...
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Muslims Opening their Hearts to the Truth
The problem with Muslims converting is that choosing to renounce Islam is a capital offense according to a prescription in the Koran. Unfortunately, this prescription is strictly observed in the Muslim world and hence no Muslim who renounces...
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“The Hope That Does Not Disappoint” (Rom 5: 5)
Hope gives man the strength to live. One of Christianity’s tasks is to bring hope to the world. Needless to say, in order to give someone hope, we must have it ourselves...
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From In Vitro Fertilization to NaPROTechnology
In 1993, I began working in a fertility clinic. Since the demand was so great, I imagined I was undertaking work in a prestigious institute of great importance and benefit to others...
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Divorce is a Way to Hell
I am a typical example of someone who is bright, holds a responsible job, and yet is unable to live wisely. Intelligence and true wisdom are two completely different things...
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Staying Sober
When I was in elementary school, I started going to my first discos. Naturally, there was drinking, to loosen the tongue, so to speak, and to get up nerve with the girls...
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She Gave Up her Life for the Eucharist
The following account was written by a Catholic missionary priest in China who both witnessed and participated in the events described. As a record of exceptional brutality, it is a shocking tale...
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“Now I Can Die!”
She spent most of her life reading people’s fortunes from cards and using the proceeds to support us. She was always kind to us, defending my siblings and myself against my father who used to beat us...
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The Lord is Kind and Merciful!
The year 2008 marked a watershed event in the history of St. Florian’s parish, in Hamtramck, USA. It was our one-hundred-year anniversary...
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The Adoration of Love
Below is the third installment of Christ’s message imparted to a Rumanian nun during the communist persecutions. The full message, published in French, aroused the lively interest...
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Saying Goodbye to Lucy
Camilla and I have been married for fourteen years. We have two school-age children. Last October brought big changes to our family. We learned we were expecting our third child...
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The True Face of Contraception
We often allow evil into our lives in the belief that it will solve some problem of ours. The evil of contraception entered our world in precisely this way. It was supposed to set us free and make our lives easier...
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Life or Death?
The Pharisees once sharply criticized Jesus for healing a man on the Sabbath. To this Jesus replied, “Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath rather than to do evil, to save life rather than to destroy it?” (Mk 3: 4)...
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Let Us Save Marriages! Prayer for Marriages in Crisis
“The future of humanity passes by way of the family. It is therefore necessary and urgent that every person of good will endeavor to save and foster the values and requirements of the family”
(John Paul II)...
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Beware of Energy Healers!
Poland today boasts some fifty to seventy thousand “healers” of all stripes. Natural and alternative medicine centers are springing up all over the country and drawing significant clienteles...
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What Hare Krishnas Will Not Tell You
I grew up in an atheistic family. My father made his career in the Vietnam War (on the communist side), and my uncle was a military general. In short, God had no place in our family...
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Nothing is Impossible
My story begins with my early high school days. My friends began telling me about their “first experiences”—experiences that precipitate adolescent children into that seductive world reserved “For Adults Only.”...
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Chastity: The Way to Love
“Love [flowing] from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith” (1 Tim 1: 5) is the source of the greatest happiness. Originating in Jesus Christ, it endures forever after death...
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Dear Readers (17/2010)
Since the world has a right to the truth, the organs of mass communication have a special responsibility to bear witness to it. Servant of God John Paul II reminded us that, “outside of the truth, freedom is not freedom...
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Eucharistic Miracle in Buenos Aires
The weakening of faith in the real presence of the Risen Christ in the Eucharist is one of the most significant aspects of the current spiritual crisis...
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“That They May Be One” (Jn 17: 21)
The Orthodox pastor of the Church of the Virgin Mother of the Intercession in the village of Sara in Russia’s Orenburg Region is a regular reader of the Russian edition of Love One Another Magazine...
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Testimonies of the faithful:
I am grateful to God and my brothers and sisters for the priceless gift—the icon of the Virgin Mother, Sara’s Fragrance–and your prayers. I hereby testify that the Most Holy Mother of God is helping me a great deal...
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The Tarot Tells Lies
I became interested in the Tarot de Marseille because it had the greatest magical possibilities. At the time I saw it as a woman’s thing that built up my self-confidence and empowered me...
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The Joy of Parenthood
As far back as I can remember I always wanted to be a wife and a mother. When the first part of my wish was granted and I became a wife, my husband and I agreed that we would not rush into having children...
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The Power of Prayer
The Adversary will do everything in his power to undermine our resolve to pray for our priests. He will frighten us with the burden of this responsibility, remind us of the haphazardness of our efforts...
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Adoration and Petitionary Prayer
Below we run another excerpt from Our Lord’s locutions to a Romanian nun who secretly adored Him in the Eucharist during the period of Communist repression in Romania...
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What does the Theory of Evolution Explain?
The theory of evolution claims to be a scientific theory that explains the world around us. The illogicality and inconsistency of these explanations are therefore somewhat surprising...
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The Swastika and the Cross
Seventy-one years ago, in September of 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland, thereby precipitating the outbreak of WW II. The National Socialist ideology is often presented as an ideology of the “extreme right.”...
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Healing Post-Abortion Wounds
I am the mother of seven children—birth mother to three and killing field to four. And even though that happened over thirty years ago, and I confessed my sins and received absolution while preparing my oldest son for his First...
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The Treasure of the Present Moment
In one of his pieces of advice to his nephew Wormwood, C. S. Lewis’ demon, Uncle Screwtape, observes: “The humans live in time, but our Enemy [i.e. God—ed.] destines them to eternity...
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Feminism: Road to Success?
The post-abortion syndrome, “the empty nursery,” contraceptive-induced breast cancer, chronic depression, spiritual emptiness—these were only the most prominent items on the bill that she had to pay for her feminism...
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Suicide of the Soul
I am twenty-four years old, have been married for four years, and have two wonderful little sons. Until March 20 of this year I had no place for God in my life...
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The Movement of Faithful Hearts: Hope that does not Disappoint
There is a saying that hope is the mother of fools. But this is the hope we place in money, in our own wisdom, in our own strength. But Saint Paul speaks of another kind of hope...
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Will the Church Ever Accept Condoms?
The question is often asked if, given the terrible epidemic of AIDS, the Church ought not to accept the use of the condom, which according to the common wisdom lowers the risk of contracting the disease by 60%...
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Romance with a Vampire Twilight of the Survival Instinct
We are witnesses to a great spiritual war between Good and Evil. Evil fights this war using two methods: with its visor lifted… or quietly and stealthily, through subtle seduction...
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Love is Not a Feeling
My addiction to the sin of self-abuse began in elementary school. I was thirteen years old and I had no idea I was embarking on a path of evil...
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On Pornography
What’s your view on pornography? It was not so long ago that porn showed up in trace amounts only—smuggled in from the West and furtively circulated from hand to hand...
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Pornography Seduced Me
Although I was raised in a Christian home, at a certain point in my life I took a wrong turn and strayed from God...
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Christ Offers More!
“Do not be fooled by those who see you as just another consumer in a market of undifferentiated possibilities, where choice itself becomes the good, novelty usurps beauty, and subjective experience displaces truth.”...
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“I Set Before You Life or Death!”
The “culture of death” rejects the Ten Commandments and the teaching of Jesus Christ by promoting unlimited consumerism, premarital and extramarital sex, indulgence in sexual pleasure of every description, pornography, prostitution, homosexualism, divorce, contraception, abortion, and euthanasia...
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Dear Readers (16/2010)
Through His death and resurrection, Christ embraced all of humankind in His Divine Mercy. In rising from the dead, He scored the definitive victory over sin and death...
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For Non-Practicing Believers
I dedicate my testimony to those who describe themselves as “non-practicing believers.” For many years I described myself this way. I went in the wrong direction, for in fact I was closed to God’s action in my life...
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A Nobel Laureate on the Existence of the Soul
Every human being has an immortal soul. Such was the assertion of one of the world’s greatest authorities in human brain research, Australian neurophysiologist and Nobel laureate in the field of physiology and medicine...
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The Existence of the Immortal Soul
The doctrinaire atheists of the old Soviet Union used to mock those who believed in an immortal soul. It could not exist, they claimed, since it could not be seen on an X-ray...
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The Gospel Showed Me The Light
The house was silent; you could have heard a pin drop. Everyone was asleep. I got into bed, put out the light, and suddenly heard a voice say: “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. Stop judging and you will not be judged...
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Eucharistic Adoration
We encounter the Risen Jesus most fully in the Eucharist–our greatest treasure. Jesus, who is present in the sacrament, shares with us the fruits of His victory over sin, Satan, and death. He gives us the gift of eternal life...
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It Began With A Book...
My faith journey took me along a very bumpy and winding road. During the worst period of my suffering, the Church was important to me, but I did not yet understand the meaning of the Holy Mass or the power of the sacrament of the Eucharist...
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Laughter in the Cemetery: On the Magical Novels of the Harry Potter Cycle and the Anti-Magical Novels, Anhar and Alhar, Son of Anhar
Both the Bible, a book inspired by the Holy Spirit and written by authors guided by His thought, and the Satanic Bible, inspired by quite another spirit and written by the Satanist, S. La Veya, are in complete agreement...
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The Church in Vietnam: Road of Hope
The first historical mention of the presence of Catholics in Vietnam was made in 1533. An ancient Vietnamese chronicle announces the promulgation of a royal decree forbidding the profession of faith in Christ within the realm of Vietnam...
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“My Gaze Rests On Him” (Jesus to St. Faustina) (16/2010)
Christ’s revelations as received by Sister Faustina between 1929 and the year of her death (1938) included a number of specific directives. Jesus dictated prayers and prescribed ways of honoring His mercy...
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On Drawing Our Last Breath
My grandmother landed in hospital. Tests revealed a malignant tumor. The doctors foresaw long months of suffering. Although my grandmother knew nothing of the diagnosis, she prepared herself for the imminent prospect of crossing...
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What’s Happening to Indissolubility of Marriage?
The speed with which our society is devaluing the notion of the indissolubility of marriage is something I have been observing with increasing alarm. On the one hand, we have the figures: in 1993 there were 23,000 divorces in Poland...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts for Married Couples (16/2010)
Immediately upon creating the first human being as man and woman, God founded the institution of marriage: “the two of them become one body” (Genesis 2: 24). Why then do we separate our bodies with latex condoms?...
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Stay-at-Home vs. Working Moms
One day my son came home from school and told me about something he had read in a free newspaper that someone had thrust into his hand at the bus stop...
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The Church and Homosexualism (Part Two)
Holy Scripture condemns homosexual acts unequivocally–and this right from the very beginning. In the Book of Genesis we read, “And the Lord said: ‘The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is vso great, and their sin so grave’” (Gen 18: 20)...
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Saved!
It began with masturbation when I was around fourteen or fifteen years of age. I did not know it was bad for me or that it could lead to addiction. How grave a sin it was, I would not learn until much later...
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I Drank Life to the Lees
I have been getting about in a wheel chair for eight years, and yet it is only a year ago that I was able to thank God for the cross He has placed on my shoulders. I am able to thank Him for my whole life...
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Still He Loved Me
When I began high school, I was a shy, complex-ridden person who feared rejection like the plague. Perhaps that is why I befriended a girl who was always sure of herself and outgoing – the life of the party, as they say...
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How to Save Sex for Marriage? A Short Program Just For You (Part Two)
What is chastity? Chastity is the ability to master our sexual urges. It enables us to control our behavior in the sexual area and frees us from purely instinctual impulses...
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The Grace of Being Engaged
October 20, 2008. Zakopane-Górka. A wooden chapel in the retreat house of the Jesuit Fathers. My friend, Fr. Stanisław, has invited me here on the pretext of introducing me to certain woman...
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A Kiss from God
I am sixteen years old. I am not exactly sure when pornography entered into my life, but it must have been when I was thirteen or fourteen. Nor do I remember if I got into it as a result of my friends’ cutting remarks or from casually browsing the Net...
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Purity in the Fullness of Joy
More and more courageous young people are choosing to embrace the struggle for authentic love. They are entrusting themselves to Jesus, the source of all Love, by joining the Movement of Pure Hearts...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts – Your Movement!
One of the signs of the current moral crisis in the world is the disappearance of the sense of sin in the area of human sexuality...
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Dear Readers (15/2010)
It is the fundamental task and duty of every man and woman to discover the truth. Jesus enlightens us only when we come to recognize the truth...
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He Revealed the Reality of God
Confronted with the reality of God as revealed to us through the lives of the canonized saints, the atheist arguments for the non-existence of God collapse like a house of cards...
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Padre Pio’s Spiritual Advice
Do not ask why you are suffering; do not seek the answer (to this question), but go resolutely forward. Jesus will not allow any harm to come to you or allow you to perish...
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God Granted Me A New Life (Part Two)
“We appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain” (2 Cor 6:1). In showing us His grace and in working miracles for us, God seeks nothing less than our salvation...
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Touch Therapy Brought Me to This!
I do not mean to say that touch healers are bad people. They have simply fallen prey to an evil ideology...
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Reiki: An Open Door to Evil
Here is a stark account of the physical and spiritual distress suffered by one of our readers as a result of undergoing a round of Reichian treatment...
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Martyrdom in the Land of the Cherry Blossom
Of the estimated 200,000 Japanese Christians martyred in Japan prior to the eighteenth century, the Church records the names of but three thousand...
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The Martyr of Mauthausen: Blessed Marcel Callo (1921-1945)
“Monsieur Callo is too Catholic!” Such was the court judgment brought down against the 23-year-old French laborer from Rennes on March 19, 1944...
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“My Gaze Rests On Him” (Jesus to St. Faustina) (15/2010)
Never in history had Jesus charged a person with the task of having a picture of Himself made and shown the precise manner in which it should be painted...
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Overcoming Depression
For the last nine of my fifty-two years I have been struggling with depression. I would like to relate to your readers how this illness arose and how I am overcoming it...
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How To Make Him Stop Drinking
I have been married to an alcoholic for over thirty years. My husband’s addiction developed over the course of many years, but somehow I did not notice it until it was too late...
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Fifteen Years Mandatory Sentence
I am currently an inmate serving time with the Florida Department of Corrections. While attending Holy Mass recently, I received an old issue of Love One Another Magazine from Sister Kathy...
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Uncertain Pregnancy
I was overjoyed to hear I was pregnant again. But in my eighth week, I found myself in hospital with a suspected miscarriage...
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The True Face of in vitro Methods
At first it seems self-contradictory. The same groups that support abortion and the killing of the unborn now talk about mass infertility and the need for the universal introduction of artificial fertilization...
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Forgive Abortion?
Lord God, make me an instrument of your love in defending the unborn and their mothers. I believe you want me to write this letter...
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Impurity Is Not For Us
My husband and I met as students at the university chaplaincy. Both of us had been “through the wringer” in sexual matters, but we had also offered our lives to Jesus and wanted to walk in His way...
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Let Us Save Marriages! A prayer for marriages experiencing breakdown
“It is indispensable and urgent that every person of good will should endeavor to save and foster the values and requirements of the family” (John Paul II.)...
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The Power of the Sacrament of Marriage
After a serious crisis—a betrayal—our marriage is beginning to blossom forth with an extraordinary power of love and faith. My husband returned, and we are a happily married couple...
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The Church and Homosexualism (Part One)
Shortly before Benedict XVI’s pilgrimage to Bavaria in September of 2006, it became clear that the former Cardinal of Munich and now the reigning Pope had no chance of being named honorary citizen of this city...
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How to Save Sex for Marriage? A Short Program Just For You (Part One)
It is possible to be chaste. For many it is a difficult task, sometimes even very difficult. That is why you too may need a program to help you achieve this goal...
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I am Growing in the Faith
My decision to join the Movement of Pure Hearts came about as a result of events in my church. Blessed Caroline Kózka’s relics arrived at our parish...
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Jesus Turned My Life Around
I would like to tell you how I met God, and how He led me onto the right path...
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The miracle of absolution
Jesus is always with us, even when we deliberately and willfully reject His love—when, like the prodigal son, we seek complete autonomy—freedom from God and His commandments...
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Confession Saved Me
Like most young people, I was afraid of taking up the challenge of living in chastity...
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MPH – Your Movement!
Jesus tells us that only in the sacrament of marriage can sexual intimacy be a fountain of sanctification, mutual love, and love of God...
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Dear Readers (14/2009)
“In a world where evil lays its snares at every turn, Love One Another Magazine is a voice calling for conversion, reparation, and joyous, principled living”—writes the president of the Polish Episcopate, Archbishop J. Michalik...
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The Answer to Our Most Troubling Questions
Pope John Paul II observed that “the decisive answer to every one of man’s questions, his religious and moral questions in particular, is given by Jesus Christ, or rather is Jesus Christ Himself” (Veritatis splendor, 2)...
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God Granted Me a New Life (Part One)
A direct lightning strike burned Columbian dentist Dr. Gloria Polo so severely that her doctors gave her no chance of survival. For several days she lay unconscious on a life-support system...
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The Birthday of a New Life
The shocking testimony of Dr. Gloria Polo tells of her “near death” experience—the experience of one who set foot on the very doorstep of death and yet did not cross it...
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Judgment at the Moment of Death
At the moment of death “we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive recompense, according to what he did in the body, whether good or evil” (2 Cor 5:10)...
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The Mystery of Purgatory
If at the moment of death we feel sorrow for our sins and retain even a minimal capacity to accept Christ’s love, then we can expect a painful process of purification—of growth in love—in purgatory...
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Eternal Damnation
The following is St. Faustina’s terrifying account of her vision of hell: “Today an angel led me to the chasms of hell. It is a place of great torture; how terribly vast it is!...
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Yoga, Occultism, and Magic
I wish to testify to the dangers of magic and the occult, transcendental meditation, and other practices and techniques of Eastern religions...
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Occult Healing
All those who practice various forms of the occult surrender their will to the power of evil spirits. To avail oneself of the services of a touch healer or other occult healer...
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Catholicism in North America. Perseverance Despite Hostility (Part One)
The Pope’s words proved to be prophetic: upon returning to Canada in 1644, Father Jogues resumed his missionary work. In 1846 he was captured and killed by the Iroquois...
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Saved at the Gates of Hell (Part Two)
In LOA #13, we ran part one of a testimony written by one of our readers, a former inmate of Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women. In it the author described her appalling sufferings...
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“My Gaze Rests On Him” (Jesus to St. Faustina)
Christ’s revelations as received by Sister Faustina between 1929 and the year of her death (1938) included a number of specific directives...
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Jesus Healed my Mother of Cancer
My mother is sixty-seven years old. Last year she and I were going to spend the first part of my biennial vacation (I work in Australia) on a pilgrimage together in the Holy Land...
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Do Not Sit Idle!
I had everything one could possibly want: the title of kung fu world champion, plenty of money, a new super-motorbike, a good job, and a beautiful fiancée. Perhaps I was happy...
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The Most Effective Weapon
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that over the last thirty years about a billion abortions have been performed worldwide...
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I Chose Life
Today I am the happy mother of two-year-old Matthew Anthony, but until recently it seemed as if the whole world was against my child and myself...
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You Shall Not Kill!
June 2008 saw the playing out of a tragic drama in Poland. With extraordinary determination and cunning recourse to lies and deception, the staff of polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza...
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I Will Not Lose the Battle of Life
I wish to share with you my experience of the consequences of masturbation. My “adventure” with self-abuse began seven years ago, when I was fifteen years old...
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Swimming against the Stream
We are told that a certain amount of sexual training is necessary. If a young woman marries without any sexual experience at all, she should not expect to be able to satisfy her husband...
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Do Not Be Afraid! (14/2009)
“Do not be afraid! My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” These words helped me to overcome the sin of impurity. “I can do all things in Him who strengthens me,” said St. Paul...
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MPH Members Write to LOA
The following are excerpts from the testimonies of members who have joined the Movement for Pure Hearts and entrusted themselves to Jesus Christ through Mary...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts (14/2009)
Since we love each other, why can’t we live together before getting married? Why does the Catholic Church insist that masturbation, petting, oral sex, homosexual practice, and contraception are serious sins?...
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There is Another World
The moment he stood in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament and was touched by the love and joy of life that radiate from the mystery of the One, Triune God, it became clear to him that the fullness of truth...
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I Came to Believe in the Real Presence
It is now over two decades since I first set foot on the red soil of Medjugorje in what is now Bosnia-Herzegovina. I went to this place, where the Mother of God had allegedly been appearing daily to six young visionaries...
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The Power of the Act of Consecration
I would like to share with your readers an instance of the great love bestowed by God upon those who consecrate themselves to Our Blessed Mother’s Immaculate Heart...
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His Mission in Life
“You must undergo surgery and chemotherapy at once. Every hour counts. This disease has a survival rate of 20%.” The news hit Mariusz exceptionally hard...
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Saved at the Threshold of Hell
I am eighty-eight years old. I come from a very large and poor family. All my life, belief in God has been very important to me. I have always felt His presence; and although He has, at times...
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Sport, Fun, and Brawls
I was born and raised in a mining town in Southern Poland. I liked to hang out by the apartment block and had no interest in school. I never paid much attention to my parents. They were always quarreling...
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"The Lord is Faithful" (2 Thess 3:3)
The LORD said to me: Give your love to a woman beloved of a paramour, an adulteress; Even as the LORD loves the people of Israel, though they turn to other gods” (Hos 3:1)...
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I Suffer and I Trust
At thirty-five I had three children, a very interesting though demanding job, and a hard-working husband, who, aside from his job, was studying in the evenings...
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The Civilization of Life versus the Culture of Death
In our time of relative peace we are waging a life-and-death struggle: the life and death of persons who have no voice of their own—the most defenseless among us...
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The Sin of Contraception
As soon as God created the first human being, male and female, He established the institution of marriage: man and woman would become one body (Gen 2:24). Why then do we separate our bodies with prophylactics?...
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Swim against the Current: Save Sex for marriage (Part one)
More than ever before, young people are opting to have sex before entering into the state of marriage. “What is the point of remaining chaste?” they ask...
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Jesus Tended My Wounds; He Will Heal Yours Too!
I am a single, though by no means lonely, person. This year I will be thirty-nine years old. To put it delicately, I was raised in a family overshadowed by “alcoholism.” The term covers a host of problems...
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I Want to Live
I want to live a pure life, but for several years I have had to struggle with the problem of self-abuse. Impurity took hold of me even before I realized it was evil. I began to have erotic fantasies in grade school...
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Love with a Pure Heart!
Is it not significant that the Decalog includes two commandments relating to sex and human sexuality? How important this area of human life must be if the Creator Himself protects it with His commandments?..
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The Movement of Pure Hearts for Married Couples (12/2009)
Let not the stern reference to judgment ending this verse from the Letter to the Hebrews distract us from the inspired author’s intent, which is to uphold the honor and sanctity of marriage...
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Do we have the Blessing?
If you fully obey the LORD your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations on earth...
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Can Christians drink alcohol?
Some time ago a young single friend confided in me that she was looking for a godly man to marry. She wanted a husband who shared her Christian values, so she joined an online dating service and completed a profile with the attributes of the man of her dreams...
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God Loves Homosexuals
Pride parades are now almost as commonplace in Poland as anywhere else. While arousing considerable controversy and opposition, they are seen in some circles as proof of our democracy’s success. As the term “pride parade” suggests (in Poland we call them “equality parades”)...
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Why Boys Want to Save Sex for Marriage
Hi! Have all boys only “one thing” on their mind? Do all boys seek only after “one thing?” Judging by what you hear and read in some quarters, you might think so. Those who have this opinion about boys have a one-track mind themselves. They judge everyone by their own standard. Typical! Actually, it depends on the company you keep...
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Jesus Healed my Sexual Addiction
Like Eva, I became addicted to pornography when I was very young—at the age of twelve. At that time I did not realize what I was doing and how wrong and harmful it was; I treated it as a form of recreation. Usually, I watched erotic films on TV at night and viewed pictures and films that I could find on the internet...
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The First Step is a Good Confession
It all started quite innocently. At the age of thirteen I came across a “wonderful” magazine (or so I thought then) called Bravo. I read every issue from cover to cover. Before long I became especially interested in a regular series of articles entitled, My First Time...
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She Took Drugs
I am a sixty-year-old father of two grown-up daughters. The events described here concern my younger daughter. They have left an indelible mark on my life, but since I am well aware that ours is not an exceptional case, I have decided to give this testimony in the hope that it will prove helpful to others...
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The Illusion of Contraception
I never cease to be amazed at the extent to which the mass media try to ridicule Natural Family Planning (NFP) methods and belittle those who choose to use them. On the radio recently I heard the term...
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Before Your Teenage Daughter Tells You, “I’m pregnant”
How should a father react when his teenage daughter informs him that she is pregnant? My impulse would be to beat my breast and say, “My darling daughter, forgive me for not knowing how to love you. Forgive me for being unable to show you my love...
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Jesus Healed My Homosexuality
I am 19 years old and I want to tell you about my healing. I am talking about a serious problem – homosexuality. I want to show that God does heal wounds and inclinations that seem incurable...
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Conversion of an Atheist The Story of Hermann Cohen
The Young Composer Hermann Cohen was a German Jew, an outstanding concert pianist, a convert to the Catholic faith, and a Discalced Carmelite monk. He was born in November, 1820, in Hamburg, into the family of a wealthy banker...
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What is Homosexual Love?
Holland leads the world in the wide range of social privileges it has accorded homosexuals. Besides enjoying the right to contract legal unions, same-sex couples may also adopt children. Amsterdam, home to over one hundred gay clubs in the city center alone, is the homosexual capital of Europe. Here, openly gay politicians, like the recently slain Pim Fortuyn, enjoy meteoric careers...
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Why I Became a Catholic
“After my conversion,” states André Frossard, “all was joy and simplicity: there was God, bountiful joy, and an ocean of light and delight. I was spellbound, filled with a tremendous gratitude toward the immensity of merciful Beauty...
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The vision of Hell
What the three little shepherds of Fatima saw and heard during the third apparition of July 13, 1917 is known as the “Fatima secret”. The children did not wish to disclose its contents. Only under the urging of her Bishop, did Sister Lucia finally agree to set down the entire vision and the contents of the message...
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Why Does Evil Seem So Attractive?
Everyone desires to be happy and achieve happiness in its perfection. The one terrible force capable of destroying human happiness is evil. Why then do people sin? Why do people committing a sin believe that in so doing they will achieve happiness or some good? What is it in the human mind that makes it so susceptible to the glamour of evil?..
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How Satan Sees Man
The following excerpts are taken from an account by the famous Jesuit priest, Domenico Mondrome, who had a personal encounter with an evil spirit during the ritual performance of an exorcism...
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Where Peter is, there is the Church
“Where Peter is, there is the church... he who is not with the Pope is not with God, and who desires to be with God must be with the Pope.” These words, reflecting on the meaning of the visions in Fatima, were uttered by Sister Lucia, the only surviving witness to the apparitions there...
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Healing Homosexuality
The number of men and women who have deep-seated homosexual tendencies is not negligible. This inclination, which is objectively disordered, constitutes for most of them a trial. They must be accepted with respect, compassion, and sensitivity...
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PorNOgraphy — the Work of Satan
When I was in grade four, a couple of friends and I started watching porno videos. The father of one of these friends had a whole stack of them. We would watch these perversions and masturbate together. This happened in the 1980s, when such material was pouring into Poland from Germany...
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A Sign for Non-Believers
Journalist and writer Vittorio Messori is the author of numerous books that have been translated all over the world. A tireless inquirer into the reasons underlying his belief in Jesus Christ, he has conducted a fascinating study of the most striking Marian miracle ever to occur...
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The Troubled History of Catholicism in England (Part II)
The martyrdoms of Sir Thomas More, Bishop John Fisher, and the London Carthusians were a powerful individual witness to the Catholic faith. However, 16th-century England did not lack equally poignant collective manifestations of loyalty to the faith of the fathers...
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The Troubled History of Catholicism in England (part one)
England was one of the first western nations to embrace the evangelizing efforts of the Roman Church. In the sixth century, Pope Gregory the Great despatched a small mission to the Germanic Angles and Saxons living in Britain...
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The Conversion of the Chief Rabbi of Rome
The world’s leading news agencies broke the news that Professor Israel Zolli, chief rabbi of Rome, renowned biblical scholar, had been received into the Catholic Church...
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Giving Up Cable Television
My children cried when they realized they could no longer watch their favorite television shows, but soon learned that wholesome videos can cure their withdrawals in a moment's notice. But more importantly, they've gotten off their butts and started enjoying more physical and bonding activities. And the best part is that I no longer hear, "Just a minute mom. I'll be there on commercial. Huh, what did you say? Oh, I forgot because I got hooked on this show...
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How We Go About Staying Pure
“You probably know the magazine I subscribe to—Love One Another. Alec recently got hold of my copies. We began to leaf through them together, pointing out the interesting parts, talking about this article and that one, observing the changes in each other’s faces...
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Astrology and Horoscopes
Astrology is a divining practice that dates back to antiquity. It still has deep roots in the culture and customs of our modern paganized societies. Astrology is a superstition. It claims that human life and destiny are influenced by the stars...
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How to Talk with your Boyfriend on Delicate Subjects
Some men take a woman’s “no” to mean “maybe” or “try again.” There can be no doubt about the boundaries of the relationship. The man must know that they are non-negotiable...
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When Death Knocks
Precisely because our life on earth cannot be lived again, it has extraordinary significance and profound purpose. Our mission on earth is to prepare for our encounter with Jesus face to face, when He will come to take us over the threshold of death to a new life—eternal and unending...
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Satan Exists: I Have Seen Him
As a famous and respected scientist with over thirty years of distinguished scholarly and clinical practice behind him, Dr. Simone Morabito has gathered a great deal of documented material on the subject of demonic illnesses...
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The Mystery of Suffering
No one can escape suffering and death in this life. Moreover, the suffering we experience—or will at some point experience—affects not only our bodies, but even more so, our souls...
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Overcoming Sex Addiction
Like drug and alcohol dependency, enslavement to sexual pleasure can take a variety of different forms. What they all have in common is the inability to exercise control over one’s sexual impulses and the exalting of pleasure as the highest good...
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My First Time
I was an average girl in my early twenties when I met the man who changed my life. He and I spent long hours taking walks and talking. He told me about natural family planning. Until then it had all been mumbo jumbo to me. After reading and studying a booklet on the subject I understood what it was all about theoretically, but the idea of having to undergo regular self-observation left me quite cold...
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The „New Man” and the „New Sexuality”
Hi! You ask me what I meant when I said that sexual intercourse could be a spiritual banquet. I’ll try to explain what I had in mind...
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God is Not an Enemy of Sex
My name is Sophie, and I am 17 years old. My boyfriend, Ted, is three years older than I. We would like to share a great joy with you. Although we are very happy now, just a few months ago our relationship was in danger of falling apart. Jesus saved us. He turned our lives upside down, or rather put us back on our feet...
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When God Comes, Satan Flees
In his war on man, Satan does not always resort to the expedient of suggesting evil thoughts. As often as not, he simply deflects good thoughts, which results in a stunting of our spiritual growth...
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The Primacy of Saint Peter and His Successors
Jesus Christ desires to redeem everyone and to unite all sinners to Him, to free them from sin, and to make them righteous. That is why with the power of the Holy Spirit he creates the union of the church in which and through which he unceasingly carries on his work of salvation...
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The Third Secret: Warning Still in Force
The disclosure of the third part of the Fatima secret was one of the landmark events of the Great Jubilee Year of 2000. John Paul II reminds us that the warning and urgent call to conversion contained in Our Lady’s message at Fatima is “not limited to one time. The call must be taken up by every generation in accordance with the ‘signs of the times.’...
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Immorality of Homosexual Acts
Jesus tells us that every extramarital and premarital sexual union is a grave violation of the virtue of chastity; this is also true in the case of homosexuality...
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Abortionist Turned Pro-Life Apostle
Stojan Adasevic will never forget the day he was organizing the filing cabinet in the doctors’ room. He was a medical student at the time. A number of gynecologists entered the room. Paying no attention to the student crouched over a pile of papers in the corner, they began swapping stories about their medical practice...
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Anneliese’s Spiritual Testament
Anneliese wrote down everything Jesus said to her. These notes are not dated but numbered. On February 15, 1976 she handed four pages of these notes to Father Renz who carefully preserved them. They are, as it were, Anneliese’s “spiritual testament.”...
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Marital Love, Life and Contraception
Man cannot create animate things. He can create a robot, but this is only a lifeless mechanism. Man cannot breathe life into the product of his hands. Only God gives life...
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Recipe for Eternal Life
Does the instant of death mark the total extinction of a human being or only a transition into a new, never-ending dimension of existence? By refusing to ponder the question of our certain death we deprive our life of authenticity and cloak it in a mantle of hypocrisy...
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Why Eternal Damnation?
In the first part of the Fatima secret, Our Lady allowed the children to experience a terrifying vision of hell in order to call humanity to conversion and remind it of the gospel truth that hell is the ultimate consequence of man’s rejection of God...
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Painted by a Heavenly Hand
Like the posthumous impression of Christ’s body on the Shroud of Turin, the miraculous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe remains an insoluble riddle to modern science. The chronicles report that during her apparitions of 1531 Our Blessed Mother left her impress on the tilma of the Mexican Indian Juan Diego...
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Pope Francis
Francis (born Jorge Mario Bergoglio; 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current pope of the Catholic Church, elected by the Papal conclave on 13 March 2013. A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he was ordained as a priest in 1969. In 1998 he became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, and in 2001 a cardinal. He was elected pope following the resignation of his predecessor Pope Benedict XVI on 28 February 2013. Bergoglio chose the name Francis (the first time a pope has taken that name) in honour of Saint Francis of Assisi...
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Pope Benedict XVI
Benedict XVI (Latin: Benedictus XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger on 16 April 1927) is Pope emeritus of the Catholic Church. He served as Pope from 2005 to 2013. In that role, he was both the leader of the Catholic Church and Sovereign of the Vatican City State. Benedict was elected on 19 April 2005 in a papal conclave, celebrated his Papal Inauguration Mass on 24 April 2005, and took possession of his cathedral, the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran, on 7 May 2005...
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Pope John Paul II
John Paul II (Latin: Ioannes Paulus PP. II, Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), sometimes called Blessed John Paul, born Karol Józef Wojtyła (18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005), reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1978 until his death in 2005. He was the second-longest serving Pope in history and the first non-Italian since 1523...
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Saint Peter
Saint Peter, also known as Simon Peter, was an early Christian leader and one of the twelve apostles of Jesus, according to the New Testament and Christian tradition. Peter is featured prominently in the New Testament Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles and is venerated as a saint. The son of John [Jn. 1:42] or of Jonah or Jona, he was from the village of Bethsaida in the province of Galilee or Gaulanitis. His brother Andrew was also an apostle. Peter is venerated in multiple churches and is regarded as the Catholic Church's first pope...
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List of popes
This chronological list of popes corresponds to that given in the Annuario Pontificio under the heading "I Sommi Pontefici Romani" (The Supreme Pontiffs of Rome), excluding those that are explicitly indicated as antipopes. Published every year by the Roman Curia, the Annuario Pontificio attaches no consecutive numbers to the popes, stating that it is impossible to decide which side represented at various times the legitimate succession...
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Genetically Modified Food Products List by Greenpeace
A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Organisms that have been genetically modified include micro-organisms such as bacteria and yeast, insects, plants, fish, and mammals...
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List of Catholic orders and congregations
Catholic religious orders are one of two types of religious institutes ('Religious Institutes', cf. canons 573–746), the major form of consecrated life in the Roman Catholic Church...
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Contents of "Love One Another!" Christian magazine, issue 16
The entire articles published in this issue will be available on-line free by the end of 2012...
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Message from the Editor, Love One Another! 16/2010
Through His death and resurrection, Christ embraced all of humankind in His Divine Mercy. In rising from the dead, He scored the definitive victory over sin and death...
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Two Artifacts of the Resurrection
Jewish tradition required two witnesses to come forward before a matter could be brought to court. In this instance, we have two witnesses–Peter and John–but we also have two items of proof, two pieces of cloth: the Shroud of Turin and the Veil of Manoppello...
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The Rational Basis of Faith
We often hear it said that reason is opposed to faith. Non-believers often attribute the rejection of God to the use of rational thought. But in reality, to reject God means having to reject or ignore irrefutable facts; and such a position is in no way rational or reasonable...
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Contents of "Love One Another!" Christian magazine, issue 15
The entire articles published in this issue will be available on-line free by the end of 2011...
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Message from the Editor, Love One Another! 15/2010
It is the fundamental task and duty of every man and woman to discover the truth. Jesus enlightens us only when we come to recognize the truth. It is the truth that sets us free...
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Contents of "Love One Another!" Christian magazine, issue 14
The table of contents number fourteen LOA...
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Message from the Editor, Love One Another! 14/2009
“In a world where evil lays its snares at every turn, Love One Another Magazine is a voice calling for conversion, reparation, and joyous, principled living”—writes the president of the Polish Episcopate, Archbishop J. Michalik...
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Contents of "Love One Another!" Christian magazine, issue 13
The entire articles published in this issue will be available on-line free by the end of 2011...
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Ireland: Island of Saints & Sign of Contradiction
The Christianization of Ireland took place in the fifth century thanks to the monumental efforts of St. Patrick. Over the following centuries the Emerald Isle came to be known as the “island of saints.”...
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Contents of "Love One Another!" Christian magazine, issue 12
The entire articles published in this issue will be available on-line free by the end of 2010...
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The Deeds of Sir Antek the Fearless
It should not have happened, but it did. One day during the summer holidays Sir Antek came down with a tummy ache...
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Suffering and Love
There is an intimate bond between suffering and love. We cannot love if we do not embrace the mystery of the Cross...
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Contents of "Love One Another!" Christian magazine, issue 11
The entire articles published in this issue will be available on-line free by the end of 2010...
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Message from the Editor, Love One Another! 11/2008
History is full of facts by which God alerts us the existence of the supernatural. The Miracle of Calanda and the miracles at Lourdes are instances of God’s special “language,” an appeal directed to those who are enslaved by ideological atheism...
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Lourdes: a Call to Conversion
The apparitions of Our Lady at Lourdes in 1858 are a momentous historical event and a great gift of God to the Church and all of mankind...
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Portent of our Resurrection
On Saturday April 19, Bernadette’s body was laid in an oak coffin lined with zinc. The casket was then sealed and interred in the convent garden. Since then, in defiance of the laws of nature, the body has been completely spared the process of decay...
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A Sign of Contradiction
For those who live as if God did not exist, the miraculous spiritual and physical healings occurring at Lourdes stand as a clear sign of contradiction. They serve as an urgent call to conversion, which Christ, who really did “love us to the end” (John 13:1), never ceases to send out to us...
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Divine Reimplantation
We present here the contents of a conversation between Vittorio Messori and Dr. Landini Cugola, the famous Italian traumatologist, a specialist in the field of limb reimplantation and a recent convert as a result of reading Messori’s book on the Calanda miracle...
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She Took Drugs
I am a sixty-year-old father of two grown-up daughters. The events described here concern my younger daughter. They have left an indelible mark on my life, but since I am well aware that ours is not an exceptional case, I have decided to give this testimony in the hope that it will prove helpful to others...
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Perfect Love Casts Out Fear
Poland’s Institute of National Memory (IPN) estimates that about one million Poles participated in saving Jews during the period of the Nazi occupation. For offering shelter to persons of Jewish nationality, tens of thousands of Poles were murdered by SS units in the most bestial manner...
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The Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano and the Shroud of Turin
People of weak faith, who doubt or do not believe in the Eucharist, have been given many clear signs calling them to conversion—to belief in the real presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist...
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In the Presence of Humanity’s Greatest Treasure
Through Eucharistic adoration Jesus is able not only to touch every man’s heart but also to act in the very midst of the world. Since it is the universal remedy against every evil plaguing mankind, adoration means drawing God’s love from its very source...
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Do Not Say “No” to Life!
I am one who said “no” to life. A terrible thing to admit, but at the time I did not realize the horror of the evil I was committing. I was then far from God and His Church. Driven into a professional career, steeped in the idea of developing the field I was working in...
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From Darkness to Light
The following is the conclusion of “Pawel’s Testimony.” The first installment, which appeared in our previous issue (Love One Another, No. 10), described the development of his sexual addiction until the moment of his decision to seek...
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More Important Things
I was sixteen years old when I met my husband. He was not much older. I could not have imagined then that in eight year’s time we would be standing before God, asking Him to bless our marriage. We were very young and there was little in our early friendship that hinted at such an eventuality...
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I Found Bedrock
I am an only child who always got his way. When I turned eleven, my parents bought me my own TV. From then on, in the privacy of my room, I had access to every channel available on cable television—including pornographic movies. As a result, I fell into the habit of masturbation...
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“I Thirst!”
“Jesus cried out from the cross, “I thirst!” (Jn 19:28). In this way He reveals His burning desire for love and for being loved by each one of us. It is only when we understand the depth and intensity of this mystery that we become aware of the necessity to love God as promptly as “He loved us”...
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I Found the Antidote
I began masturbating in my second year of college. The last time I did it was two months ago. The habit plagued me for six years. Since I firmly believe that I have finally kicked the habit, I would like to share my experience with you...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts
Jesus Christ bestows upon all of us His love and eternal life; that is, He gives us as a free gift all that we need to make us perfectly happy. Yet for our part there are obstacles and problems to overcome...
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Message from the Editor, Love One Another! 10/2008
During his recent visit to the United States, Pope Benedict XVI made the following profound observation: “True freedom, the freedom of the children of God, is found only in the self-surrender, which is part of the mystery of love...
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Faith of Atheists, Faith of Christians
The famous French atheist Felix Michaud once stated that the regrowth of an amputated leg would be one miracle that nobody could question, but he was convinced that no such case had ever been documented and, in all certainty, never would...
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A Sign for Non-Believers
The Spanish town of Calanda, located 118 km (75 miles) from Saragossa, witnessed "el milagro de los milagros" or, “the miracle of miracles.”...
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The Basilica of Pilar
The Basilica of Our Lady in Saragossa is one of the most glorious Marian shrines in the world. It is a massive structure with four of the tallest bell towers in Spain and a central cupola surrounded by ten smaller ones...
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John Paul II... on Science and the Existence of God
Fifty years ago a survey was taken of 398 of the most illustrious scientists in the world in which only 16 declared themselves unbelievers, 15 agnostics and 367 believers...
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Psychiatry and Demonic Possession
Nominated for the Nobel Prize in the field of medicine by the Paris Institute of Sciences, Simone Morabito is one of Italy’s leading medical doctors. He is the inventor and patent-holder of a revolutionary computerized clinical diagnostic system...
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Ask and You Will Receive
Saint Faustina’s mission was to remind us of God’s merciful love for mankind and to teach new forms of devotion to God’s mercy. Time and again the Lord Jesus sent her to minister to the dying...
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Tangible Proof of God’s Mercy
I have told this story to my friends more than once, but, encouraged by the Lord’s words: “Write, speak about My mercy” (Diary 1448), I would like to share it with the readers of Love One Another as well...
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From Sin to Freedom
I came by chance upon your magazine at a friend’s place. On reading your contributors’ frank and distressing accounts, I felt deeply shaken. It suddenly occurred to me that my own experiences should finally see the light of day...
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On Parenthood
We all know that Christ offered up His life for us and for our sins. But we forget that it is only through Our Blessed Mother’s “yes” and her openness to life that Jesus Christ—“true God and true Man”—was able to become “true Man” in order to save us...
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The Family I Would Have
Some time ago I wrote about the kind of wife I would like to have. Today I will share with you a few thoughts about the family of my dreams...
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From the Darkness of Sin to the Light
As a young child I suffered from constant fear. I found comfort in fantasies of nudity and in so-called peeping. When they told me this was not allowed, I soon learned that I could achieve the same effect by looking at photos of undressed women that I found in magazines and art albums...
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I marvel at this
For most of my adult life I had a craving for alcohol. By the year 2005 I was on the brink of alcohol addiction. (Perhaps I had even crossed that point, for I was constantly thinking of my next drink.) Needless to say, this had a serious effect on my daily life...
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“Love Is Possible!”
Last August, on the first Saturday, we celebrated the first anniversary of our sacramental union in marriage. I have known my husband for six years. Before getting married I had known him for five. Throughout that time we we went through a lot together, but never in all that time did we avoid discussing the subject of our faith...
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Blessed Caroline Kozka: the “Maria Goretti” of Poland
Many of our English-speaking readers have expressed interest in the “Blessed Caroline” mentioned in the MPH prayer of consecration. The following is an account of her martyrdom and the special meaning that she holds for us today...
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A Lesson in Love
I am twenty-two years old. For the past four and a half years I have had a wonderful boyfriend; and, of course, he has had me. Our journey together began in the hospital, where our mothers shared the same maternity ward...
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I Touched Him
Just before last year’s MPH retreat, I experienced a nervous breakdown. My sense of helplessness, my selfishness, lack of will power, and constant falling into the same sin overwhelmed me completely. For seven years I had struggled with masturbation and pornography...
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God did not Call us to Impurity, but to Holiness (1 Thess 4:7)
Christianity arose and spread in a pagan culture, which—spiritually, morally, and mentally—had much in common with our contemporary culture of death...
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Message from the Editor, Love One Another! 9/2008
The passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ represent the supreme event of the human race and every human being. In the dramatic events of the Paschal mystery the God-Man accomplished His decisive victory and freed all people from bondage to sin, Satan, and death...
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From Atheism to Sainthood
Saint Edith Stein was one of the most outstanding figures of the European philosophical and cultural elite of the twentieth century. An uncompromising search for the truth led her from the depths of atheism to the heights of sainthood. In 1942 she suffered a martyr’s death at Auschwitz...
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Saint Edith Stein on Love
Human love strives to keep the object of its affection for itself. A person who loves another as Jesus does, wishes that other to belong to God, not to himself. Of course, in this way, he ensures that he will keep his beloved forever...
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Saint Edith Stein on the Meaning of Suffering
There is a call to suffering with Christ and, through this, to cooperate in His salvific work. In uniting ourselves with the Lord, we become members of his Mystical Body. Through his members Christ extends His own life and it is He who suffers in them...
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The Wisdom of The Science of the Cross
For Edith Stein philosophy is a path, which is to say that for the philosopher the search for truth represents the supreme goal of his life and thought. This kind of philosophical inquiry led Edith Stein to discover God, who is the Supreme Truth...
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The Love of St. Edith Stein
The love of St. Edith Stein shimmers with a great range of hues. Those searching for truth are struck by its devotion to the truth, those longing for love by the sheer wisdom of this love, and those seeking rest from conflict, find comfort in its idea of reconciliation...
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The Night of Faith Toward Union with God
The following are excerpts from St. Edith Stein’s last book, titled The Science of the Cross, a brilliant study of the theology of St. John of the Cross...
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The Secret of Future Happiness
I am a happily married woman, aged twenty-nine. When I met my husband, I was unshakably persuaded that God had placed him in my path...
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“Mary’s Captive”
“This is the instruction he left us: fly to the Immaculate One in all your hardships. This exhortation he took from Jesus Himself, who, while hanging from the cross, charged the Apostle John to take Mary as his own mother.” So spoke John Paul II of Fr. Stanislaus Papczynski, founder of the Marian Fathers, whose Beatification took place on September 16, 2007...
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Fatima Today
Rue du Bac and the gift of the Miraculous Medal, Lourdes and the gift of the healing spring, La Salette, Fatima—all Marian revelations forming a chain of miraculous divine interventions in our time. Now that a full ninety years separates us from the last of these, the apparitions at Fatima...
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Portugal – Freemasonry – Fatima
The Fatima revelations seemed to come at the least propitious time; and yet their political context made them all the more powerful, for God acts through historical events and the final victory belongs to Him...
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A Witness to the Risen One
This is part two of the testimony of Yitzhak, a Polish Jew, who after a period of many years returned to Poland from Israel to make peace with his adoptive parents. In the process, he helped to reconcile them with God in the Sacrament of Penance and revealed to them the love of Jesus...
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He Waited 35 Years for Me
Only God has the power and the grace to free us from alcoholism, drug dependence, narcotics addiction, and every other form of demonic enslavement. He accomplishes this through the Holy Sacraments, which he makes available to us in His holy and universal Church...
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Everything is in God’s Hands
I am a long-time reader of Love One Another, a frequent participant of spiritual retreats organized by the Movement of Pure Hearts, a member of that movement, a student, a wife, and, since November of 2006, a mother of twin boys—Casper Joseph and Simon Peter...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts for Married Couples
Dear husbands and wives! These days there is a great need for married couples to cooperate intensively with Jesus. By joining the Movement of Pure Hearts for Married Couples you have decided to open yourselves daily to that great treasure, which is Jesus Himself in the Sacrament of Marriage...
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Open Your Doors to Christ!
Below are excerpts from letters sent to our editorial office by couples who have decided to join MPHMC...
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Marriage Requires Preparation
Most of the striking number of marital crises and breakups occurring these days are the result of lack of proper preparation for adult life with another. To remedy this situation, we must first put out of mind every living arrangement that is not marriage...
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Jesus Can Heal All
In my early youth I fell into the habit of masturbation. I was in my teens when my friends and I began looking at the pornographic magazines that were then deluging the country. I did not know it was a sin. When after several years I realized that the habit was in fact sinful, I began to struggle with it, but this was by no means easy...
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A Leap of Trust
Dancing is my passion. It had always been my heart’s desire to devote a great part of my life to it, though it meant banishing even motherhood from my mind...
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“Come to Me!” (Matthew 11:29)
This is Jesus calling you. He is inviting you to His school of love, His clinic where He can heal your wounded heart—the Movement of Pure Hearts (MPH). Below are excerpts from letters sent to our editorial office...
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The Most Important Thing is Love
Falling in love is an opportunity to mature in love. But it also carries with it serious dangers—in particular, the danger of allowing feelings to override our reason and will...
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Message from the Editor, Love One Another! 8/2007
Dear Readers, This year we celebrate the ninetieth anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima. The Fatima messages are clear and unequivocal. The consequence of man’s rejection of God is hell. Man’s greatest danger lies in remaining in sin, in living life as if God did not exist that is, in our practical atheism...
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The Holy Hermit of Lebanon
God chooses certain people to remind the world in an extraordinary way of His existence, His all-powerful love, and unbounded mercy. Saint Charbel Makhlouf is one of the best known saints in the Middle East. He arouses admiration and universal awe because of the extraordinary miracles...
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What is essentials is Invisible to the Eye
The Shrine of Saint Charbel in Annaya, Lebanon, has kept comprehensive records of over 6,000 miraculous acts of healing. These represent only a small portion of the miracles wrought through the intercession of the holy hermit of Lebanon...
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The Searing Sign
Raymond Nader, director of the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation (LBC), has been fascinated by the mystery of God ever since he was a boy. As a student he sought scientific explanations of the Creation and posed the most difficult theological questions concerning the mysteries of our salvation...
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The Burden of Saint Charbel’s Messages
At the moment of death only love will count. What will most frighten the sinner at the moment of his death–and cause him the deepest regret–will be his lack of response to the God’s boundless love...
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If You Do Not See Wonders and Miracles You Will Not Believe
Saints are visible signs of the presence and activity of the invisible God. Through them, Jesus Christ unceasingly works miracles and wonders, by means of which he calls us to repentance and conversion...
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I was a Psychic
I am a mother, in my late fifties, with two grown children and two grandchildren. For many years I practiced the art of divination, fortunetelling, and magic rituals...
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Converted, Tormented, Courageous
More than four years have passed since the conversion of the author of the above testimony, yet the woman continues to wage a fierce spiritual battle and stands in great need of moral support...
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The Miracle of the Sun
It remains a little known fact that, seven years prior to Our Lady’s revelations at Fatima, Portugal had fallen under the control of the Freemasons. Dismissing religion as the “opiate of the masses”, the “progressive powers” resolved to destroy the Catholic faith in two generations...
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Fatima: The Call to Conversion
John Paul II reminds us that the warning and urgent call to conversion contained in Our Lady’s message at Fatima is “not limited to one time. The call must be taken up by every generation in accordance with the ‘signs of the times.’ We must return to it constantly, respond to it ever anew...
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Does Hell Exist?
The collapse of morality along with the attendant loss of a sense of sin has led, among other things, to the rejection of the revealed truth about the existence of hell. The truth of eternal damnation was recalled at Fatima in the famous vision of hell and in the first Fatima secret...
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Conversation of the Merciful God with a Despairing Soul
Jesus: O soul steeped in darkness, do not despair. All is not yet lost. Come and confide in your God, who is love and mercy.
— But the soul, deaf even to this appeal, wraps itself in darkness...
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He Won’t Let You Down
In my twenty-third week of pregnancy, I discovered I had preeclampsia, one of the most serious forms of toxemia occurring in the later stages of pregnancy. The condition is very dangerous for both the mother and the child...
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A Witness to the Risen One
This is the testimony of Yitzhak, a Polish Jew, who after a period of many years returned to Poland from Israel to make peace with his adoptive parents. In the process, he helped to reconcile them with God in the Sacrament of Penance and showed them the love of Jesus, who not only forgives but also bestows the gift of forgiveness, which is Truth wrapped in Love...
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Living Another Way
My husband and I have not the slightest doubt that it is possible to live another way. We were convinced of this while we were getting to know each other, we were convinced of it during the period of our engagement, and we are convinced of it now that we are finally married...
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A Gift and a Pledge
Last summer, my family and I drove out to visit my godfather in the village where I was born. He is the husband of my deceased father’s sister, the last remaining member of that side of my family. My aunt is eighty-two years old and has been bedridden for three years. All this time my uncle has been looking after her...
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Let Us Save Our Marriages!
Faced with the scourge of divorce afflicting modern society, the current crisis of spousal relations, and the ever-increasing number of couples contemplating the destruction of their indissoluble union, we raise our voice to God in a loud cry for His Divine help...
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Premarital Abstinence is Worth it!
My husband and I went to the same high school, but at the time we showed little interest in each other. It was at university, where we shared the same student residence, that we began to see each other more often; and that is how it all started. We attended meetings regularly at the university chaplaincy...
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Sex as a Feast
There is a colossal difference between those who struggle, and sometimes fail, and those who sin and remain in sin, or fail to put up any struggle at all. To fight a series of losing battles does not mean losing the war...
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“Do not be afraid of your deepest desire for happiness, truth, beauty, and enduring love” (John Paul II)
We met on the pilgrimage trail. We believe it was Our Lady of Czestochowa who brought us together. She helped us strike up a friendship, which grew by degrees into deep affection. What we had been dreaming of for years happened at a difficult time in our lives...
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MPH
To be able to love we must have a pure heart. The Movement of Pure Hearts (MPH) is a very concrete proposal to those who wish to accompany Christ on the difficult journey of purifying their hearts and growing in love. Jesus Christ is the heart and creator of this movement...
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Never Stop Forgiving!
Who am I? I am a free woman! Free from inner darkness, impotent rage, and sadness, which had plagued me for so many years...
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Message from the Editor, Love One Another! 7/2006
Let us say it again, for it bears repeating: “The gate is narrow, and the way is hard that leads to life” (Mt 7:14). Jesus tells us that the road to eternal happiness in heaven is so hard that without Him we might as well throw in the towel...
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The Greatest Miracle in our Possession
On September 23, 2004, the German daily, Die Welt, featured an article by journalist Paul Badde titled, “The True Face of Christ: Extraordinary Relic of the Resurrection Discovered?” The Italian media were quick to remind the world that already in 1963 Saint Padre Pio had observed that the Holy Veil of Manoppello...
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The Resurrection’s Exhibit “B”
The parishioners of Manoppello have always believed that the image of Christ’s Face displayed in their church was miraculously imprinted on the actual napkin that had been placed over the head of Jesus in the tomb. They and many others believe it to be an “eyewitness” to the Resurrection...
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The Shroud of Manoppello
I have very much wanted to make this visit to the native land and people of my beloved Predecessor, Servant of God John Paul II” said the Holy Father Benedict XVI during his welcoming address at Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin Airport on May 25, 2006...
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Stand Firm in the Faith
Padre Pio was ordained to the priesthood in Benevento, Italy, on August 10. 1910. On the back of the holy card commemorating his first Holy Mass, he wrote: “Jesus, my desire and my life, when today, trembling, I bring you forth in the mystery of love, grant that I may be for the world the way...
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Padre Pio’s Mass
Padre Pio was ordained to the priesthood in Benevento, Italy, on August 10. 1910. On the back of the holy card commemorating his first Holy Mass, he wrote: “Jesus, my desire and my life, when today, trembling, I bring you forth in the mystery of love...
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The Eucharist Rediscovered
In response to our readers’ requests, we are once again running the mystical testimony on the Holy Mass by Bolivian stigmatist and visionary Catalina Rivas. The church authorities of Cochabamba, to whom Catalina is in obedience, wish to spread the message which she has been receiving since 1997...
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Jesus, I trust in You!
In late February of 2003, my mother landed in hospital because of severe abdominal pains. A thorough examination (including a tomography) revealed changes in the pancreas and a large tumor. It took several weeks of waiting in two hospital before the doctors could decide on whether or not to operate...
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Meeting Jesus
I would like to tell you how I met Jesus. God has always been present in my life. I have always been conscious of His love, but until recently I did not think I was worthy of it. He was just present – in my childish quarrels, during school exams, on my first dates, or when I went to the disco...
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Live in Hope
“You are pregnant!” Coming from one’s gynecologist, these words should delight every woman. I too was delighted, but my joy came mingled with tears of fear and anxiety. “You may be dealing with a stillbirth” – the doctor had added ruefully...
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The Hidden God
Although God revealed Himself most fully in the person of Jesus Christ, He remains an eternal mystery to us. The words of the prophet Isaiah hold true: “Truly, thou art a God who hidest thyself, O God of Israel, the Savior” (Isaiah 45:15)...
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Aspects of Happiness
The greatest desire of every human being is to be joyful and happy. None of us wants to be wronged, or to suffer from addiction, or to be prey to despair; yet how many people live their life as though it were an intolerable burden. In fact, it is the rare person that radiates joy and happiness...
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When Jesus came to Jacques Verlinde
This is the second part to the history of Father Jacques Verlinde’s conversion - a scientist who worked for FNRS (National Fund For Scientific Research) in Belgium. At 21 he opted out of an academic career to be-come a pupil of a Hindu guru and spent a few years in Hindu ashrams. He returned to Europe and became a devotee of New Age philosophy...
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Let’s Fight For Our Families!
I come from a strongly believing family. At home I never lacked for warmth, love or prayer. My parents (especially my mother) instilled in me the truths of the faith, taught me to know right and wrong, and showed me the way to God...
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Impurity’s Bitter Fruits
When I was young, my views on pre-marital sex were much like most people’s today. I thought there was nothing wrong with having sex with my boyfriend whom I cared for very deeply. To quell the voice of my conscience I told myself I loved him and nobody but him. That boy became my husband...
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Purity is Worth it
My wife and I have been married for 25 years. We have three children. I want to relate a fairly recent experience that brought home to us the great value of remaining chaste for marriage. It may help you in your struggle...
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Fundamental Practices of Marriage
God’s way of joining is a deep mystery for married couples. Despite their differences of sex, personality, character, and upbringing, the Creator joins them together in “one body.” We are dealing here with a truth that can be understood only to the degree in which we practice it...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts for Married Couples
By joining the Movement of Pure Hearts you have decided to open yourselves daily to that great treasure that is Jesus Himself in the Sacrament of Marriage. He is the sole source of your love, the one guarantor of your growth to perfect happiness in heaven...
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God’s Plan for marital Happiness
Hello again! It has been a while since I last wrote, so let me recall the gist of my last letter. We were talking about a prescription – or plan – for achieving marital happiness. All engaged couples expect that their future life together will bring them joy, satisfaction, and a sense of fulfillment...
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God Helped Me Find My Way
It is amazing how my life has changed through God’s grace. A few years ago I would have laughed at anybody saying I would come to a deep experience of faith. Why? Because the Church had always played a marginal role in my life...
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Jesus Triumphed in My Soul
It began with an interest in photographs of scantily clad women on the final pages of certain magazines. I was 13 years old. My body’s reaction surprised me. I discovered that sexual arousal was a pleasant experience, and I couldn’t get enough of it...
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“Swim Against the Stream!”
Every day we receive many letters from people who have decided to join the Movement of Pure Hearts. They want to swim with Jesus against the current so as to achieve perfect happiness – a happiness that is found only in the joy of pure love...
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A Personal Invitation from Jesus – MPH
During his May 27, 2006 meeting outside of Krakow with over 600,000 of Poland’s youth, the Holy Father, Benedict XVI, urged his audience not to give up seeking a robust, happy, and successful life...
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Anneliese Michel: the Holy Demoniac
In the early morning of July 1, 1976, a pretty, dark-haired German girl was found dead in her bed. Her battered body, lacerated face and broken teeth provided graphic evidence of horrific suffering...
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Father Ernst Alt’s Appeal
Thanks to the mass media the Klingenberg exorcisms gained unprecedented publicity. Throughout Europe and America they provoked a fierce debate on the subject of Satan and demonic possession. Although the media have stopped talking about the events, the exorcisms remain relevant to this day...
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God Answers Prayers in Three Ways
On December 15, 2005, I received a heart, liver and kidney transplant at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. I consider this operation and the events surrounding it a miracle. All these events, prior, during and after the surgery, came about as part of God’s action and timing...
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A Precious Gift
How do you cope in life, and whom do you turn to, when two of your three children are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness? Our family was faced with such a dilemma...
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Saved from the Occult
The life of Fr. Jacques Verlinde makes for an exceptionally interesting story. As a young scientist, he worked for the National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS), one of Belgium’s most famous research institutes. At the age of 21, he abandoned his prospects of a brilliant scientific career and went to study under a Hindu guru...
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Occultism
Occultism (i.e. any form of divination, astrology, clairvoyance, chiromancy, recourse to spiritist mediums, conjuring up dead spirits, horoscopes, etc.) is a true religion of Satan because all those who practice it do so in clear violation of the First Commandment: “You shall have no other gods before me” (Exodus 20:3)...
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Where the greatest miracles take place
Tell sinners that no one shall escape My Hand; if they run away from My Merciful Heart, they will fall into My Just Hands. Tell sinners that I am always waiting for them...
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A special place chosen by God
On 17 August 2002, Pope John Paul'II declared the Shrine at Cracow-Lagiewniki the world center of Divine Mercy devotion...
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A Mother’s Caring Eyes
In the summer of 1796, one hundred and one images of Our Blessed Mother in Rome as well as 21 others in other towns and cities of the Roman province came miraculously to life. Our Lady’s eyes and lips moved and she shed tears...
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A Marriage Counselor’s Notes
They have decided to live their lives together. They have asked for God’s blessing. And now it’s a reality—they are a married couple. Now they can look forward to the joys and labors of building a communion of love in all its dimensions: spiritual, psychological and physical...
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Obstacles to Marital Purity
When most people talk about marital purity they have in mind the area of sexuality; they focus on the sexual act. I see this in the letters I receive from my readers. Most of the queries addressed to me about chastity deal exclusively with sexual intercourse and related matters...
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Set Your Children a Good Example
Having spent two years in Italy, I have come to appreciate the value of faith. Thanks to my faith in God I now enjoy a life that is both beautiful and meaningful. In July of 2000 I came to a lovely spot called Ravello where contact with scenic nature raised me to spiritual heights...
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Use Your Head, Not a Condom!
Condom sales must be down of late since their advertisements are so full of lies. I have in mind the recent one you see plastered up all over the place: “Everybody’s doing it. That’s good! Only use your head. Protect yourself with a condom! AIDS.”...
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I Am Waiting for You
One day Jesus went into the house of a Pharisee, and there was a woman there who led a sinful life in the city. She began to wash His feet with her tears, and in His great mercy the Lord forgave her sins...
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Prescription for a Happy Married Life
Hi! This time, instead of writing a letter to the girls or guys, I have decided to write to engaged couples. Over the last while I have had occasion to meet quite a few couples who plan, sooner or later, to enter into the sacrament of matrimony. I have come to know their expectations, joys and concerns...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts (6/2005)
Every day we receive numerous letters from readers who have decided to join the Movement of Pure Hearts. The following are excerpts from some of them...
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Prayer for graces through the intercession of servant of God Pope John Paul II
Prayer for graces through the intercession of servant of God Pope John Paul II (Read the article)...
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He Changed the Course of World History
The pontificate of John Paul II changed the course of world history. Quite simply, he transformed the minds and hearts of hundreds of millions of people. This makes his pontificate one of the most important in the two-thousand-year-period of Christian history...
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Do Not Be Afraid to Walk the Way of Holiness
A great number of the faithful already consider Pope John Paul II a saint. We saw this during his funeral in the banner slogans and shouts calling for his immediate canonization (“Santo Subito!”)...
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Miraculous Healings Attributed to John Paul II
The Vatican has already gathered a great deal of information on the numerous miraculous healings attributed to the intercession of the recently departed Holy Father, John Paul II. Love One Another Magazine takes this occasion to detail a number of these...
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Eucharistic Miracle in the Life of Martha Robin
Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you (John 6, 53)...
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Satan and the Eucharist
Jesus present in the Eucharist—the greatest source of Divine Power on earth—is also the object of constant attacks by the Evil One. To cite some examples: a few years ago the Vicar General of the Diocese of Turin, Italy, Fr. Franco Peradotto, was obliged to raise the alarm over increasing instances of profanation of the Host in northern Italy...
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The Apparitions on Tepeyac Hill
On July 31, 2002, in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, Pope John Paul II solemnly canonized the Indian Juan Diego, to whom, in the dawn hours of December 9, 1531, Our Lady appeared on the hill of Tepeyac. Saint Juan Diego was born in 1474. His given name in the language of the Aztecs meant Singing Eagle...
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The Church and the Conquistadors
The Church has never condoned the many acts of cruelty and injustice committed in the New World by the Spanish and Portuguese conquistadors. From the very beginning she regarded and branded them as such...
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The Fall of a Barbaric Religion
The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe is located in Mexico City, a huge metropolis with a population of twenty million inhabitants. This enormous city stands in a mountainous valley (2240 meters above sea level) surrounded by peaks reaching heights of 6000 meters above sea level...
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A Conversation between the Merciful God and a Sinful Soul
A Conversation between the Merciful God and a Sinful Soul (Read the article)...
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Gay = UNhappy
Two issues ago we presented an interview with Dutch psychotherapist Professor Gerard van den Aardweg on the nature of homosexual love. Here is a personal testimony by one of his German patients...
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Divination: or Reading the Future
The practice of divination is based on the conviction that: a) the future of human beings is already laid out and determined; and b) there exist certain techniques of secret knowledge (occult techniques) thanks to which it is possible to foretell the future and gain mastery over it...
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The Source of Techno Music
I am 38 years old, am married to a marvelous woman, and have four children. The story I am about to relate began when I was 13-14 years old. That was when I was introduced to a man called Harris who traveled about Poland posing as a touch healer...
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The Healing Touch of Jesus
I am 37 years old, married, with four school-age children. Since first coming across your magazine two years ago, I have made a complete turnabout in my life...
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Saved by the Miracle of the Sun
When I was fourteen years old, things began to go wrong in my life. It was a period of rebellion, which I suppose everyone experiences in his youth to a greater or lesser extent. I had just quit being a lector at church and decided, like the “grown man” that I was, to have nothing more to do with the Church...
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A Miracle in the Confessional
On reading your last issue with its personal testimonies, I was reminded of my own experience and what Jesus did for me. I thought I might share it with you...
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Love – the Most Beautiful Gift
We would like to tell you about our experience of God’s love—a love that has accompanied us throughout all the time we have been together...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts — A God-Given Opportunity
“After reading about the Movement of Pure Hearts in your magazine, I gave the matter some thought. After a few more days’ reflection I decided to come out of my selfishness, to entrust myself to God and allow myself to be healed in His ‘clinic for pure hearts.’” Joanna...
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The Radiant Holiness of Padre Pio
Padre Pio was born in Pietrelcina on 25 May 1887 and died in San Giovanni Rotondo on 22 September 1968. He is certainly one of the world’s most well known and best loved saints. Since his death in 1968, about 9.5 million people visit Padre Pio’s grave each year...
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If You Do Not See Wonders and Miracles You Will Not Believe
Jesus Christ revealed supernatural reality to us, teaching and performing wonders and miracles. He said “If you do not see wonders and miracles you will not believe” (Jn 4: 48). Wonders and miracles have a very important place in the formation and maturation of our faith...
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Of Bilocations and the Odor of Sanctity
Examples of bilocation have been recorded in the lives of many mystic saints i.e. that state in which a given person is present in two different places at once, sometimes many thousands of miles apart. This is one of the most mysterious phenomena in the lives of mystics...
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He Carried the Cross for us all
Padre Pio longed to fully realize his vocation as a priest and religious. For this reason he imitated Christ’s love and humility with all his strength. And yet it was Christ Himself who made him a living image of His love, granting him the gift of the stigmata. For fifty years Padre Pio carried the visible wounds of Christ’s passion and death on his body...
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Year of the Eucharist
In his Apostolic Letter on the Year of the Eucharist, John Paul II encourages all the faithful in the ensuing months to deepen their Eucharistic devotion in a special way...
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Catalina’s Testimony on the Holy Mass
The following is taken from the writings of the Bolivian mystic Catalina Rivas. The visions described below are the product of divinely inspired mystical experiences. Through these moving images, God seeks to underscore the importance of the Sacrament of the Eucharist and tell the whole truth about what transpires during every Holy Mass...
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The Eucharist and Sin
We may not receive Holy Communion when in a state of grave sin. Holy Communion is the most intimate encounter with the person of the Resurrected Jesus, who desires to impart His spiritual gifts and heal our souls and bodies. For our part, we ought to be suitably prepared and disposed...
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The Church in pectore
The persecution of the Catholic Church in Communist China...
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He Forgave Me Much
Once at church I heard a sermon on morning and evening prayer. What I took from it was that when it came to prayer I could no longer plead lack of time or ignorance, since I was always able to say the words, Jesus, I trust in You!..
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I am always with you
In the early decades of the last century Jesus appeared to a simple nun, whom we now honor by the name of St. Faustina. He invited her to be the bearer of His message about the merciful love of God...
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The Atlantis Ring: A Diabolic Scenario
Those who sell the Atlantis ring assure their buyers that this amulet provides extraordinary protection against all sorts of evils: assault, accidents, theft, as well as curses and spells...
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Chastity Within Marriage
We often speak of the need to remain “chaste before marriage.” Fostering chastity is a beautiful and altogether positive idea that contributes not only to good and productive marriages but also to the successful living out of other vocations...
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Gianna’s Choice
“Gianna was a lovely woman,” says her husband, Pietro Molla. “She was beautiful, intelligent and kind. She smiled often, was elegant and distinctly modern in her outlook. She loved to hike and ski, especially in the mountains...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts for Married Couples
Each child conceived in a mother’s womb reveals something of the nature of our Creator’s love, a love that is all-powerful and yet at the same time meek and defenseless. Every newly conceived human being is a spark of God’s light created for the purpose of dispelling the powers of darkness, sin, and death...
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Give Children a Chance
I am thirty-eight years old. I have been married seventeen years and have five wonderful children. When I was in my teens my idea of happiness was very different from what it is now. As with all young people I wrestled with many problems...
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Money Isn’t Everything
As I write this, I consider myself a happy person, but a few years ago I experienced some awful moments. I am 31 years old, married, with three marvelous children. My husband has his own business and is an enterprising, hard-working man...
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Pornography – the Work of Satan
When I was in grade four, a couple of friends and I started watching porno videos. The father of one of these friends had a whole stack of them. We would watch these perversions and masturbate together. This happened in the 1980s, when such material was pouring into Poland from Germany...
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Do Not Be Afraid!
I have been very cautious in approaching the testimonies of Love One Another’s readers, especially the testimonies dealing with self-abuse. Know why? Because...
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Choose Love!
Every year I travel throughout the United States and speak with millions of teenagers. Meeting them has taught me a great deal. Before I began organizing speaking tours with young people, I worked for nine years in a family crisis center for pregnant women in Chicago and Minneapolis...
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He Wouldn’t Let Me Die
I want to tell you about the most wonderful event of my life – about a great sinner’s encounter with Divine Mercy. At the age of thirteen I fell into the sin of self-abuse. It began as an innocent “pleasure.” Before long, “that most normal of things on the road to maturity”...
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I Desire and Thirst
I remember the day that all those who have struggled with sexual purity will remember only too well – the day one discovers the pleasures of self-abuse. The discovery elicited no defensive reaction on my part. Owing to my troubles at school, my various fears, and my lack of self-esteem...
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It’s Been A Hard Road
It all began six years ago when I was twelve years old. By chance I picked up a women’s magazine with an article on sex in it. Fascinated by the contents and photos, I began to masturbate for the first time...
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The Straightest Path to Heaven – Love
Only love gives meaning to life, suffering and death. Only through love can Jesus lead us to eternal life. That is why God became a real man, and why, since His death and resurrection, He remains with us in the Sacraments of Penance and the Eucharist...
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A Democracy
A Democracy without values easily turns into open or thinly disguised totalitarianism (Veritatis Splendor, 101)...
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More than a Masterpiece
Mel Gibson’s film on the final 12 hours in the life of Jesus is more than a masterpiece of cinematographic art. The movie — as the director tells us — simply seeks to tell the truth. I wanted it to be as real as possible...
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The God Who Loves and Suffers
The shocking Gospel account of Christ’s passion and death, so graphically portrayed in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, should convince us that the man Jesus, who underwent this appalling suffering, was truly God. True God of true God...
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Why was Jesus Condemned to Death on the Cross?
The gospels tell us that hatred was the main reason for Christ’s crucifixion (cf. Mk 15:10) – a hatred prompted by the fact that Jesus behaved and taught as one who partook of the power and authority of God Himself...
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Who was Responsible for Christ’s Passion and Death?
Historic persons such as Caiaphas, Pilate, Judas and others bear direct responsibility for the passion and death of Jesus. However, they acted on behalf of all sinners who hate God — those who, enslaved by Satan, are plunged in the darkness of sin and death...
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Does Suffering Have Meaning?
Suffering and death – the wages of sin – would make no sense, were it not for the fact that God Himself became man and took upon Himself the sins and suffering of us all...
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I Love Him with a Greater Love than Ever
James Caviezel was born in 1968 to a devout Catholic family in Mount Vernon, Washington, USA. His first break as an actor was playing a young private in The Thin Red Line (1998)...
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To Die for the Faith
I was traveling to Berlin, seething with anger. I’d failed to secure a seat in second class and been forced to go first class, having paid a lot more than I was prepared to. On top of that, the train was running late...
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I Found God
My name is Sergei. I was born and raised in the Soviet Union. My family talked very little about religion. Nobody went to church, as there wasn’t any church where I lived. All I knew about God was what my mother told me, but even her knowledge was limited...
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Communion - Eucharist
There was a time when I didn’t fully appreciate the value of Holy Mass, the Sacrament of Confession, and the grace of belonging to Jesus...
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The Central Event of World History
The final 24 hours of the earthly life of Jesus mark the most important event in the history of the world. Too many of us have grown hardened and insensitive to the gospel accounts of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus...
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The Supreme Gift
The Last Supper scene as portrayed in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ underscores the singularly important fact that, before offering Himself up as a victim on Golgotha, Jesus left us “a means of sharing in [the sacrifice] as if we had been present there. Each member of the faithful can thus take part in it and profit from its inexhaustible fruits...
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The Grace of Daily Communion
There was a time when I didn’t fully appreciate the value of Holy Mass, the Sacrament of Confession, and the grace of belonging to Jesus...
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The Power of Jesus in the Eucharist
There is a great power that flows from frequent reception of Jesus in the Eucharist. I have found that, whenever I have problems in life, the very Jesus whom I receive in Holy Communion comes to my aid. You have to discover, trust, believe and understand that the Host embraces the Upper Room, Calvary, the Cross, the Empty Tomb, and the Ascension...
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The Road to Success
Tom Monaghan, founder of Domino’s Pizza and former owner of the Detroit Tigers baseball team, is one of the richest men in the USA...
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Find Strength and Light in My Passion
The message of Divine Mercy as conveyed to us by St. Faustina is inextricably linked with the mystery of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ...
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I Desire that the Whole World Should Know My Mercy
2000 years ago, as mankind gazed longingly up to heaven, awaiting a Messiah who would raise it from its wretched condition, God, in His unfathomable mercy, gave the world His only-begotten Son...
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A True Miracle
I was pregnant for the second time and delighted about it, for I wanted this baby. I felt very well. My doctors assured me the little one was developing normally. In my fifth month, I came down with what I thought was a case of stomach flu. I began vomiting, and experienced severe abdominal pains. Finally, alarmed, I checked into the hospital...
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An Extraordinary Witness of the Paschal Event
The final scene of Mel Gibson’s film, The Passion of the Christ, takes place inside the tomb, where Jesus’ body lies completely wrapped in a white linen shroud. (Jewish burial custom prescribed that the body should lie lengthwise along one half of the napkin with the other half covering the front of the body from head to the foot)...
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Change is possible!
I used to be gay. I am not any more. In fact, I have been heterosexual longer than I was homosexual. I have been married 32 years and have three grown-up children. I am 65 years old. I lived as a homosexual from the time I was 15 until I turned 29...
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Chastity: the Task of Married Couples
I have long been convinced that chastity before marriage is a preparation for chastity in marriage and that it should continue there. This year my husband and I are celebrating our twelfth wedding anniversary. My husband was 28 when we married...
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Our Strength Lies in God Alone
We owe all good things to Jesus. He lifts us up. He wipes away our sins by the hand of His priest. More than this: He draws us to Himself. He gives us strength. In a word, He loves us. He is our Best Friend, never disappointing us, always having time for us, never leaving us in the lurch...
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Jesus Gave Me New Life
Jesus has given me new life. He can do the same for you and everyone. It all depends on you. Christ waits for everyone. In His boundless mercy He loves all people, and He loves you just as much as He loves me. Your superb magazine taught me that no one loves me more than Jesus...
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The Movement of Pure Hearts
With great joy we welcome into the MPH community all those who have recently offered their hearts to Jesus. In doing so, they have expressed their desire to let Jesus heal them in His Clinic of Pure Hearts and teach them to love with a pure heart. Every day LOA receives numerous letters from readers with their personal pledge to join MPH...
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The Greatest Adventure
What should we strive for more than anything else in life? We find the answer in Holy Scripture: He chose us … before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. He destined us in love to be his sons through Jesus Christ… (Eph 1:4-5)...
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The Beatification of a Missionary of Love
On World Mission Sunday, October 19, 2003, Pope John Paul II solemnly declared Mother Teresa of Calcutta Blessed. Once again, the call which Jesus addressed to Mother Teresa in 1946, “Come be My light”, rang out through St. Peter’s Square as a call to all Christians to shed the light of Christ upon the darkness of our culture of death...
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The Road to Perfect Happiness
Perfect happiness is within the reach of every one of us, if only we will strive for holiness in love. And since Jesus is Love incarnate, it is from Him that we must learn to love. Perfect happiness is achievable by those who strive for holiness in the love of Christ...
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Mother Teresa teaches
I have never, not even for a moment, doubted the existence of God, but I know that some people have, and do. If you want to believe in God, and enjoy a personal relationship with Him, begin first by helping others. Show them some love. This will bear fruit in special graces that will transform your soul...
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Edith Stein: The Willing Holocaust
Edith Stein was born into a believing Jewish family in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) on 12 October 1891. She was the youngest and seventh child of Siegfried and Augusta Stein. Her father died suddenly when she was barely 21 months old. After Siegfried’s death, Edith’s mother took over the family business...
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The Assassination Attempt on the Holy Father
On 13 May 2000, after disclosing the main contents of the third part of the Fatima secret, Cardinal Sodano observed: According to the ‘little shepherds’ – their interpretation was recently confirmed by Sister Lucia – ‘the bishop in white’ who prays for the faithful stands for the Pope...
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The Miracle of the Sun
It remains a little known fact that, seven years prior to Our Lady’s revelations at Fatima, Portugal had fallen under the control of the Freemasons. Dismissing religion as the “opiate of the masses”, the “progressive powers” resolved to destroy the Catholic faith in two generations. Persecution of the Church ensued. Repressive measures were enacted against the clergy...
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The Fulfillment of the Fatima Prophecies
Given the passage of time since the revelations, it is now safe to state that world events have borne out the Fatima message. In a stunning way, the Fatima prophecies of events unfolding in Russia, the outbreak of WWII, and the collapse of the Communist Bloc have come true...
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Abortion the Greatest Threat to Peace
While accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979, Mother Teresa made the following sober pronouncement on the subject of abortion...
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Four Steps to Freedom
You cannot just go out on the street, kill someone, and expect your psyche, your sense of self-esteem, and conscience to remain unaffected. Nor can a woman who has killed her child expect her future life and mental health to go untouched, since unconsciously she knows she has killed her child...
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RU-486: What it Really is
RU-486 is an abortion pill. It does not prevent conception, but destroys conceived human life. The drug can kill a child into its sixty-third day of life. By this time the child has a beating heart, a functioning brain, detectable nervous impulses, a developing skeletal and muscular structure, and a face with clearly distinguishable eyes, ears, nose, and lips...
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Haunted by Guilt
I am 49 years old, married, and a mother of 4 daughters. My husband is a very good man and a practicing Catholic. Our daughters have also been raised in the Catholic faith. One by one, they are spreading their wings and leaving the nest. You might say I had everything I could wish for: a good husband, children with all the necessary qualities. What more could you want?..
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The Grace of Grace
Our family was out for a drive when we stopped in at a country coffee shop. It was a small place with linoleum floors and plastic stacking chairs. Against one wall a bearded man was writing on a cigarette pack, and drinking coffee...
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He Destroyed My Love
First of all, I would like to express my gratitude for this magazine, for the love it exemplifies, and the wise teachings it contains. It reached my hands at the moment I most I needed it. Since then I have read many peoples’ personal testimonies. Their advice has been useful to me, and it helps somehow to know that I am not the only one suffering this way...
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It Wasn’t Love
This touching letter describes a common modern-day occurrence. Because they are “in love”, young women say yes to sex without a second thought. The tragic thing is that even though they use the word so freely, most teenage girls do not understand what love is...
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Love Transforms
Just six months ago I was a plain bum and a “playboy.” My life consisted of booze, cigarettes, nightclubs, easy pickups, and even drugs. I thought I knew everything there was to love, and that love and sex were one and the same thing. Actually, it was eight months before that, that I began to make sense of the words spoken by John Paul II...
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Avoiding Hell
After experiencing the vision of hell, the terrified children turned to Our Lady for help: And she said to us, so kindly and so sadly, ‘You have seen hell, where the souls of poor sinners go. To save them, God wishes to establish devotion in the world to my Immaculate Heart...
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The Power of Divine Mercy
A woman appeared at our monastery gate on Copernicus Street in Cracow. Though she was still under fifty, life had clearly taken its toll on her. She wanted to talk to the priest...
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I Staked Everything on God
I come from an ordinary Christian family. After finishing high school I went to work, and met my boyfriend there. Life seemed kind to me. I had a good job, a wonderful family, and a boyfriend who loved me as much as I loved him...
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Prepare the World for My Final Coming
Since Jesus desires perfect happiness for us in heaven, He calls us to conversion. We must renounce evil, and depart from the path of eternal damnation...
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Jesus on Call at the Clinic of Pure Hearts
The Movement of Pure Hearts (MPH) is a true revolution of love. Jesus Himself launched it the very moment he was born in Bethlehem. True God became true man, uniting Himself with each one of us, healing, purging our hearts of all evil, and enabling us to love others and know the joy of pure love...
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Silent Witness of the Resurrection
No one actually witnessed the moment of Christ’s resurrection. Before His body was laid in the tomb, it had been wrapped in a linen cloth, about thirteen and half feet long and four and a quarter feet wide. This burial shroud was also a kind of cover, sheet or napkin (sodara). The body was laid lengthwise along one half of it, while the other half covered the front of the body from the face to the feet...
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He Saw and He Believed
Jesus died on the cross on Friday at 3 p.m. The Jewish holy day of the Sabbath would begin in three hours. Jewish law forbade the washing of a dead body on the Sabbath...
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Toronto 2002 17th world youth day
Only after John Paul’s arrival in this country, and the streets of Toronto were filled with hundreds of thousands of young people from 170 countries, giving joyful witness to their faith, did the Canadian mass media begin to reverse their negative view of World Youth Day...
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You are the Salt of the Earth and the Light of the World (Mt. 5:13-14)
The most important event of World Youth Day was the Holy Mass celebrated by the Pope on Sunday, July 28th, on the grounds of the disused military airfield at Downsview Park. Since early Saturday morning, innumerable groups of singing and praying youth had walked the 10-kilometer distance, braving sweltering temperatures, in order to get to their meeting place with Christ in the Eucharist...
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He Has Borne Our Grief
Many people are simply unaware that the central fact of the Christian faith is the Person of the Crucified and Resurrected Christ. Christianity is not, essentially, a set of ideas, a culture, a series of customs or ethical attitudes, but a personal relationship with the person of Jesus Christ. As an aid toward making direct and personal contact with the Savior, Divine Providence has preserved for us an appalling image of His suffering and death...
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God’s Clinic of souls and bodies
The apparitions at Lourdes took place in 1858, four years after Pope Pius XI proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. The apparitions are a confirmation of this truth of our faith. Ever since then, the world has been witnessing a stunning series of gospel-like miracles, spiritual cures, the conversion of unbelievers, and a host of physical healings...
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Sign of Eternal life
Bernadette Soubirous, receiver of numerous apparitions of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes in 1858, joined a convent novitiate in Nevers in 1866. There she remained until her death on April 16, 1879. Since then, the world has been witnessing a spectacular and continuous miracle...
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Two Attitudes: Emile Zola and Alexis Carrel
Since the Marian apparitions took place in Lourdes, we have witnessed many attempts to convince the general public that Bernadette’s apparitions were mere figments of her imagination, and that Lourdes is nothing more than the site of a fanatical cult, in which the Catholic clergy peddles its predictable brands of illusion and deceit...
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St. Maria Faustina Kowalska Apostle of the Divine Mercy
Jesus said to St. Faustina: “Let no sinner be afraid to approach Me”. In Faustina’s “Diary”, Jesus invites each one of us to yield to His infinite mercy, to trust in His compassion and forgiveness. Great graces are promised to those who proclaim His great mercy...
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Miracles through the intercession of saint Faustina
Maureen Digan enjoyed a normal, healthy childhood. At the age of 15 she was struck down by a very serious, degenerative disease called lymphedema. The condition is terminal and does not respond to medication; nor does it go into remission. Over the next ten years Maureen underwent fifty operations...
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Jesus Triumphs over Evil
It was an experience I will remember to my dying day. It occurred on the last day of a weeklong retreat for young men. I wanted our final gathering to be an occasion for each of us to rid himself of a sin...
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Jesus always prevails
On the last day of our retreat, one of us boys turned out to be possessed by evil spirits. He suddenly stood up and hurled a stone at the monstrance bearing the Holy Sacrament. He missed, but the stone did damage to the woodwork behind the altar. He screamed out something like: Missed! I always miss Him! I will not describe the whole incident...
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He Constantly Shows His Grace and Mercy
We live in Tacoma on the West Coast of the United States. In the winter of 1989, our son Don, then aged 29, went on a ski trip with his friends to National Olympic Park. One day he fainted and fell to the ground. His condition was so grave that his friends had to carry him out of the Park...
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Thank You, Jesus, My Son Can See Again!
I am writing this letter to tell you about my son’s miraculous recovery. I am convinced this miracle is an answer to our constant recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and our close contact with the image of the Merciful Jesus...
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Our Journey with Humanae Vitae Revisited
“[Openness to life] bestows upon family life fruits of serenity and peace, and facilitates the solution of other problems; it fosters attention to one’s partner, helps both spouses drive out selfishness, the enemy of true love; and it deepens their sense of responsibility...
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Barbarians of the 21st century
Hong Kong’s English-language newspaper Express Extra reports a common practice in the Shenzen Province of the People’s Republic of China. Doctors in this province eat and sell the flesh of aborted children as “health food” (NRL News, April 24, 1995)...
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I Found a Cure
I began masturbating in my second year of high school. The last time I did it was two months ago. So the habit lasted — I believe it will not recur again — for 6 years. I wish here to share my experience, since I am convinced that I have found a way of curing this and other addictions: GOD AND ONLY GOD...
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Jesus Healed Me Slowly
I am writing this testimony in the hope that it will help those who are addicted to the sin of masturbation. I do not exactly recall when I began abusing myself, but I know that even as a young girl I took an inordinate interest in my body...
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Waiting for Real Love
“I truly love Agatha and she loves me. Doesn’t love alone give us the right to have sex ? Why should we wait until we are married?” (Peter, 19 years old)...
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Marriage is a Gift of God
Lying in hospital after undergoing a spine operation, I realized that the events of the last several weeks had given me a good reason to share my thoughts on marital love...
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Contraception and Natural Family Planning
People can take one of two positions with regard to their sexuality and fertility: they can accept themselves as they are, their biology, their nature (or ecology), as creatures of God, or they can chose not to accept themselves, and consequently try to improve on nature, which is to say, to improve on God’s handiwork...
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Stop Abusing Love!
Dying of AIDS, but at peace with God, Frank, aged 22, addressed a final letter to his peers with a dramatic appeal not to ruin and debase love through immoral sexual behavior. Toward the end of his short life, he had undergone a powerful conversion and a deep experience of the love of Christ...
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Prayer as an Important Aspect of Our Spiritual Life
The life of prayer, which we shall discuss, is one part of a much broader topic spiritual life in general the life in Christ, spiritual ascension, the way to sanctification and deification. Combined with personal inner purification and a regular sacramental life, a life of prayer will help significantly in the regeneration of the faithful during this difficult period in which we live...
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The Sermon on the Mount
An outstanding guide in moral reflection is recorded by St. Matthew in his first group of studies, a discourse which consists of pronouncements and utterances of Jesus to His Disciples and to every disciple henceforth. It is known as the Sermon on the Mount...
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Christianity
Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as depicted in the New Testament. Christians believe Jesus is the Son of God and the Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament, and that the New Testament records the Gospel that was revealed by Jesus. With an estimated 2.1 billion adherents, or approximately 33% of the world's population in 2007, Christianity is the world's largest religion...
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Don't you believe in God?
You don’t believe that Christ walked this earth, but you are living in the year 2012 Anno Domini (“in the year of our Lord”) - 2012-th year since Jesus Christ was born...
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Love
13:1 If I speak with the languages of men and of angels, but don’t have love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal...
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Why We Are Unhappy
You call Me Master and obey Me not.
You call Me light and seek Me not,
You call Me Way and walk Me not...
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GOD Won’t Ask
God won't ask what kind of car you drove, he'll ask how many people you drove who didn't have transportation...
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How the Bible Helps to Avoid Quarrels at Home and at Work
Sometimes, we may find it hard to avoid a disagreement in the workplace, or even a conflict at home. Here are some Biblical tips to think about in working toward a peaceful resolution...
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The Apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Juan Diego mumbled under his breath as he climbed the hill. Simple he might be, but not stupid. Flowers never grew up in that place, much less at this time of the year. There was frost covering the ground. How could anything grow up there now?..
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Our Lady of Fatima
Let us go back in time to the spring of 1916. The world was in turmoil. A World War was devastating Europe. Bodies were strewn all over the farmlands of France and Germany. The winter had been hellish, slowing troop movement to a virtual standstill. Because of the terrible weather, soldiers of both sides were pinned down in foxholes for months at a time...
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Saints Clare, Francis and Christmas
Family, Christmas is and has always been a special time in our lives and the lives of our brothers and sisters who have preceded us, the Saints. Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi were great lovers of Christmas. Francis was actually the one who created the Christmas Creche, or Nativity Scene as we know it today...
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Pray Today to Mary Most Holy!
Why another story on Mother Mary? Our question is, Why not another story on Mary? Where is our greatest hope? Where have been our greatest victories? Who really loves you? Who will take care of you if you but reach out and ask for help?..
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Saint Padre Pio - devoted to the Eucharist and Mary
Padre Pio was truly a servant of God. He had a lifelong love affair with Our Lord Jesus in the Eucharist. To him, the Eucharist was the center of all spiritual benefits. It was the life breath of the soul. We believe the Lord gave him an insight as to the power and the magnitude of the Eucharist, from a very early age...
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Saint Vincent de Paul - apostle of the poor
What is one man's suffering is another man's joy; for as God, the Author of life, can turn dead seeds into sweet smelling blooms, God can turn what would appear a distasteful situation into an asset. There are times when out of necessity, if compromise is inevitable, farmers will build the barn better than the house. With the de Paul family, the barn was attached to the house, with only a split door separating the members of the barnyard family from the human family...
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Saint Francis of Assisi and the Stigmata
Francis and his faithful company of three, went to the mountain of Alverna (La Verna) to pray, from the Feast of the Assumption (August 15) to the Feast of St. Michael (September 29). He called this period the Lent of St. Michael. Francis had a special rapport with Mary and Michael from the early days of his conversion. He went to them often, for comfort and consolation, when things got rough...
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Fasting: Personal Tips on How to Fast
One of the most important points of a fast is to go into and out of it slowly, and properly. During a fast your body truly does enter a different regime. Your stomach and intestines don't work like they usually do, and the last thing you want to do is to come in and/or out of such a different mode with any sort of shock...
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The Darkness of Being Without God
The news is not good. A Governor of a large state throws everything away for a few hours of hidden pleasure with an expensive prostitute. Common sense would suggest such behavior is insane, but is it? Or a presidential candidate spins a tall tale about her brush with sniper fire on an official trip to war torn Bosnia...
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Charities: 5 Tips For Choosing A Worthwhile Charity And Getting Involved
The call to make a positive difference in the larger world around us is heard by millions of people every day. Most of us just put it off because we are understandably busy with our day-to-day lives of surviving and thriving: families, incomes and personal pursuits need to be sustained and nurtured. Still, around the country and around the world, more of us are increasingly answering that call to contribute and make a difference...
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Genetically modified foods
In England, GM foods will always be associated with lies and deception. That's for a very good reason, because everything we have been told here about GM over the years is provably untrue. Take one example: we were told that GM crops were necessary for the good of the Third World. It would help eradicate hunger, it was said. Now we find out that the vast majority of GM crops in the world today are grown in North America...
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Patron saints of places
This article features a list of patron saints of places by nation, region and town/city...
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Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary
A list of Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary by occupations and activities, dioceses, and other places...
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Help Christianity to Spread Worldwide
The European Union, which is supposed to be fashioned after the United States of America, decided to write a history of Europe, but leaving the Catholic Church out altogether. That would seem like an impossibility, but we recall the words of Joseph Pulitzer, who at the time was publisher of the New York World. He wrote "If I don't write about it, it never happened!"...
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List of Catholic orders and congregations
Catholic religious orders are one of two types of religious institutes ('Religious Institutes', cf. canons 573–746), the major form of consecrated life in the Roman Catholic Church. They are organizations of laity and/or clergy who take solemn vows (in contrast to the simple vows taken by the members of religious congregations) and who live a common life following a religious rule or constitution under the leadership of a religious superior. According to the Annuario Pontificio, there are four branches of religious orders...
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Saint Roch
Saint Roch has many titles: Miracle Worker - Patron Saint of Cholera, Plague, epidemics, dogs, dog lovers, pilgrims, bachelors, surgeons and grave diggers, among others. Family, the Lord works in powerful ways…
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Return Christ to Christmas
Family, Christmas is and has always been a special time for us. It is a celebration, the birthday of Our Lord Jesus. It is a time of rejoicing, eating too much at times, and giving gifts from the heart, gifts that have meaning for us to the ones we love…
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Should We Pray to Mother Mary?
Why not another story on Mary? Where is our greatest hope? Where have been our greatest victories? Who really loves you? Who will take care of you if you but reach out and ask for help? If you want to know how much Our Lady loves you, and is there for you, read the chapters of this book. Meditate on them. Think about what your needs are. Ask for them.…
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What Christians can learn from Muslims
On my travels through Europe, driving slowly from Prague to Cyprus Turkey, the last place I spent time at before making a rapid dart to southern Turkey in order to escape the cold of winter, was Montenegro. A Christian out hold where every local was proud to boast their successful defiance against centuries of Turkish invasion…
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Fasting: Not Just Good for Your Soul - Your Body will Benefit Too
People buy a car, People in the "west" gorge their mouths constantly on anything that looks or smells good to them, without any thought whatsoever of all the chemicals, pesticides and hormones that are injected into those foods. And extra for better gasoline, shine their car, give it quality oil, take it to regular maintenance and love their automobiles like some god, but treat their own bodies like expendable garbage, like it is somehow some amazing instrument capable of processing and removing all the garbage we put into it…
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The Unbearable Life Without God
The news is not good. A Governor of a large state throws everything away for a few hours of hidden pleasure with an expensive prostitute. Common sense would suggest such behavior is insane, but is it. Or a presidential candidate spins a tall tale about her brush with sniper fire on an official trip to war torn Bosnia…
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Response to Atheists: The God I Know
A response to Atheists as to why Christianity makes more sense than the Atheistic world-view.…
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The separation of Church and State
The First Amendment is a constitutional prohibition of a government sponsored religion. The founders’ purpose was to prevent the formation of a single denomination created and operated by the government as had occurred in Great Britain with the Church of England
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If you put God last, you will go nowhere fast
When there is a person with an amazing talent, extraordinary intelligence, or a developer of some great invention, the world often attributes these achievements to the individual. The world says, “He has done it,” and the individual says, “I have done it.”.…
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Fasting
The aim of fasting may be reduction of weight, improvement of health or to remove a certain ailment of the body. Signs of special improvements on account of fasting are seen in every situation, though, in case of reduction of weight, the signs observed are fewer…
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Christ is Risen!
The phrase in different languages…
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