Matthew Warner over at The Radical Life has a great post called 7 Steps to a Holier Life – by Mother Teresa. Matthew writes:
When we are stressed or feel overly burdened in life it’s usually because we’ve gotten our priorities out of order. Here are 7 of my favorite Mother Teresa quotes that will help. When read in this order, they are guaranteed to bring order and peace back to your life. Give them a try. (more…)
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A miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope Paul VI has been approved by both the medical commission and the theologians of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. This moves the late pontiff one step closer to beatification – the third of the four steps in the canonization process.
The miraculous healing in question involved a then-unborn baby in California who was discovered to have a condition with a high risk of brain damage. Despite doctors’ suggestions to abort the baby, the mother entrusted the child to the intercession of Pope Paul VI, and the baby was born without any health problems. Now an adolescent, the child remains in good health and is considered to be completely (and miraculously) healed.
Pope Paul VI served as pope from 1963 until his death in 1978. During his pontificate he oversaw much of the Second Vatican Council and published the encyclical Humanae Vitae, which re-affirmed the Church’s teaching on contraception.
For more, read the full article at the National Catholic Register.
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