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Misc: Your Average American Catholic

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Catholic education

Catholicism is the most racially, ethnically and linguistically diverse religion in the nation. There will be 95 million Catholics in America by 2050, but the majority of those Catholics will not be practicing their faith. Here at The Catalogue we’re trying to do something to change that, please support us. Read the article by Mark Gray in America here: Your Average American Catholic

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11.11
Misc: Don’t Stop Praying, Don’t Break the Fast

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Mother Maria Teresia Bonzel

TCC’s own Melissa Musick writes of Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel, founder of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration whose feast is today. She writes, “A woman who . . . remained calm enough through a midnight train robbery on the American prairie to be chiefly concerned with getting to Mass on time, is a woman with a fleet spirit and a radiant heart.” Read the entire piece in The National Catholic Reporter here: Don’t Stop Praying, Don’t Break the Fast

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7.20
Learning about Catholic Liturgy from an Old Protestant Tradition

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Sacred Harp singing

Our own Melissa Musick takes part in the American Protestant tradition of Sacred Harp singing, and reflects on what it has to say about Catholic liturgy. (This article originally appeared in Celebration, the liturgical resource of The National Catholic Reporter.) Read it after the jump:

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