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Why Do Catholics Choose A Saint’s Name At Baptism?

Jan 08, 2018 By Ashley Osmera

Candles are lit, the petite white gown has been donned by a squirming infant, and now the celebrant turns to the parents holding the child and solemnly asks:“What name do you give your child?”In reply, you might hear:Ashley Elizabeth...David Joseph...Mary Joy...Justin Michael…There’s nothing that says “Catholic” quite like the n[...]

Journeying with Joseph & Mary: Las Posadas Christmas Tradition

Dec 15, 2016 By Gretchen Filz

The Christmas Posadas tradition begins! Las Posadas is a wonderful 400+ year old Advent celebration in many Latin countries. This Catholic Christmas tradition was brought to Mexico in the 16th century by Spanish Augustinian friars as they evangelized the New World. Today the Las Posadas continues to be a wonderful way share and[...]

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9 Meaningful Gifts For a Quinceañera

Jun 07, 2016 By Veronica Mena
Seven Beautiful Gift Ideas for a Quinceanera

If you are invited to a Quinceañera celebration, a very special gift for the young lady is expected from guests. Godparents (padrinos) are usually the sponsors for the bouquet, the “last doll,” sometimes for the limousine, and even the gown—so thank God for padrinos! And boys don’t get to have such a party, so it’s good to be a[...]

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