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Bad Day

From the August 2, 2020 Bulletin of St. Anthony Church, Hillsdale, Michigan Did you ever have a particularly bad day when nothing seems to work out and every thought you have is negative? I had one of those days last week. It started when I first woke up after a restless night. So much was […]

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Pope Francis’ 2020 Monthly Prayer Intentions

THE HOLY FATHER’S PRAYER INTENTIONS ENTRUSTED TO HIS WORLDWIDE PRAYER NETWORK FOR THE YEAR 2020 August Universal prayer intention – The Maritime World We pray for all those who work and live from the sea, among them sailors, fishermen and their families. September Universal prayer intention – Respect for the Planet’s Resources We pray that […]

Good Friday

What is Good Friday and why do Catholics NORMALLY (sans COVID-19 stay at home orders) go to church on this day? Watch this short, 3-minute video from Catholic Online for a thorough explanation:  

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Understanding Holy Week

Understanding Holy Week in 4 Minutes! Understanding Holy Week in just 4 minutes? It’s a great start! Holy Week is quickly approaching, the most sacred week in our Church’s year. Do you know why it’s so holy and sacred? Grab a cup of coffee or your favorite drink, sit back and take 4 minutes to […]

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Saints to Call On in a Pandemic

Basically every situation we face in life has a heavenly intercessor specifically linked to it. We Catholics have a lot of patron saints, such that basically every facet of life experience is covered by some saint who has a connection to it.Even if a situation looks plain impossible, we can always turn to St. Jude, […]

Enjoy Paczki

Enjoy Paczki Before Observing Lent If you’re not familiar with paczki (plural, pronounced ‘POONCH-kee’), here’s some interesting facts. The singular is paczek (pronounced ‘POON-check’). Don’t order just one “paczki” as that’s the plural. Order one paczek. If you happen to make a mistake, don’t worry. How are you to know if you’re not Polish? Indeed, […]