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January 26, 2022

Prayer to Mary Health of the Sick

Pope Francis’s prayer to Mary Health of the Sick

August 24 is the feast day of Mary Health of the Sick, but it should go without saying that a prayer to the Blessed Mother under that title can be said …

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November 20, 2021

Prayer for joy

Sometimes joy can be really damn hard to come by. Many of us runners have struggled to find joy in our runs, in our training periods, or if you’re like me in our strength training sessions (ugh!).

Patron Saint of

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July 11, 2021

St. Gregory Nyssa on spiritual health

In a homily on the Beatitudes, Saint Gregory of Nyssa made a connection between seeking bodily health and spiritual health to illustrate a point. In both cases, he said, it’s not enough to just “know the causes of good health.” …

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