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The Saints Are with Us!

First appeared on 08/09/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

As I race home from the cross-country trip I've been on (I'll be back at my desk on Monday), let me raise your spirits with just a few slivers of evidence that the Church Triumphant is a very firm ally of the Church militant. By which I mean us.

Phil Lawler, who is also away for a few days, begins by inviting speculation about a priest who helped save a life after a widely-reported accident: Hint: how to identify the 'miracle priest' from that accident scene in Missouri.

I follow with today's reflection—which I hope is both useful and light-hearted—on the role of the saints and many other holy influences in our own lives: Personal Piety: A Case Study?

Let me pause for a moment as well to remind everyone that the one thing the Church Militant (that is, you and I) can do that the Church Triumphant cannot do in this special alliance is to suffer. See Might there be a silver lining in the cloud hanging over Catholic medical care?... [more content for subscribers]

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