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We extend to you our warm wishes for all of God's blessings in the third millennium. This website is maintained and provided by members of the Roman Catholic faithful, who are loyal to the Magisterium and the Holy See. Our dual mission is firstly to serve as a gathering place for the Catholic Faithful and Inquirers by providing a warm friendly atmosphere for socializing, faith sharing, prayer and religious discussion through the electronic media of the internet. And secondly, to serve as a major resource of information on the Catholic Faith.

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Ray of Hope Magazine is an online web magazine published periodically with articles focusing on spirituality, theology, family and subjects of general interest to Catholics. Submissions to each department is welcome. Email us for details. Departments include:
Feature Articles
Look for articles by guest authors covering a wide variety of topics on Catholicism.
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Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam!

-"You have been told, O man what is good and what
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"The Catholic Collection" A Library of 700+ booklets on various topics

Dark Night of the Soul --by Saint John Of The Cross

The Ascent Of Mount Carmel --by Saint John Of The Cross

The Spiritual Exercises Of Saint Ignatius Of Loyola

The Dialogue Of The Seraphic Virgin Catherine Of Siena --by Saint Catherine Of Siena

Introduction To The Devout Life --by Saint Francis de Sales

Uniformity With God's Will --by Saint Alphonsus de Ligouri
This is an excellent short work by that famous saint and doctor of the Church which we feel will help anyone in their daily struggles in life.

The Imitation Of Christ by Thomas `A Kempis

The Poems of Saint Therese of Lisieux (The Little Flower)
We think you will enjoy reading all 45 poems written by this Super Saint and Doctor of the Church

The Didache A work which is commonly believed to be the original teachings of the Twelve Apostles.

Worried about what your teenagers are listening to on the radio these days? 'Omega Rock is Pop Rock Music with a Message of Catholicism'

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+Living The Message+

It is not enough for us to go to Church on Sunday and pray in order to be saved. We must live the Gospel Message in every aspect of our daily lives. The document: "Justice In The World" developed by a Synod of Bishops and signed by Pope Paul VI in November of 1971 states "action for justice is a requirement of our faith" and item #72 says: "action for justice must happen in the parish at all it's levels."
Please click here to visit our web page devoted to the Social Teachings of the Church (Social Justice).

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JustFaith is a program for parishes interested in expanding their Parish Social Ministry. The program is an excellent tool for Catholics to answer the call of Pope John Paul II and our Bishops to create a "just society". More info.

Crisis In The Sudan --A Story Of Martyrdom And Persecution


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