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In this painting by Poussin, the priest anoints the dying man with holy oils while his family watches and prays.February is traditionally remembered as the Month of the Passion of Our Lord. Just as Our Savior died, we too will experience death. There will also be times when it will become necessary to prepare a loved one for eternal life. But how can we help a family member face the reality of death?

The Middle Eastern actress who plays Mary the Mother of Jesus is featured in the movie, Full of Grace.Full of Grace is a beautiful movie that tells the story of Our Blessed Mother’s final days on earth. Surrounded by Saint Peter and the remaining Apostles, she recounts the beauty and mystery of her experiences with her Son. During her last earthly days, she helps the early Church regain their original encounter with the Lord.

This image is from the EWTN movie, Bakhita: The Slave who Became a Saint.Do you have a hard time forgiving? Then you will not want to miss the two-part blockbuster, BAKHITA, on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN). Part One airs at 8:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 30, and Part Two airs at 8:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 6.

This cute image of a young man and a young woman defines that chastity is about how to love.On this day, January 22, the tragic anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision to legalize the Abortion Holocaust, ponder this: what would the world be like if everyone practiced the forgotten virtue of chastity? Tampa Bay Times journalist Arleen Spenceley presents readers with a new perspective on chastity, love, and relationships in Chastity Is for Lovers: Single, Happy and (Still) a Virgin.

This is the logo promoting a novena of prayer for a Culture of Life from the Catholic Bishops of the United States.The United States bishops' annual novena, 9 Days for Life,  is Saturday, January 16 through Sunday, January 24. Pray for the respect and protection of all human life. Download the novena online, or participate through Facebook, e-mail, text message, or an app. Please join us at God bless your family! Read more to continue in Spanish.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix released a documentary-style short film that seeks to create awareness of a crisis in masculinity found in today’s society. Released after the promulgation of Bishop Olmsted’s apostolic exhortation “Into the Breach,” the new short film shows the urgency to confront head on today’s crisis in masculinity.

This image of the Blessed Virgin Mary is from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops as part of the "Call to Prayer" Program.A Prayer by Pope Saint John Paul II: O Mother of all men and women, and of all peoples, you who know all their sufferings and their hopes, you who have a mother's awareness of all the struggles between good and evil, between light and darkness, which afflict the modern world, accept the cry which we, moved by the Holy Spirit, address directly to your heart. Embrace with the love of the Mother and Handmaid of the Lord, this human world of ours, which we entrust and consecrate to you, for we are full of concern for the earthly and eternal destiny of individuals and peoples. 

This popular image is of the Holy Family fleeing to Egypt to escape King Herod.JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace, and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

This is a picturesque winter scene of a snow covered statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding the Child Jesus.18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly.

Pope Francis proclaimed an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy beginning on December 8, 2015.Pope Francis proclaimed a Year of Mercy beginning on December 8, 2015, which is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. This special year began on this day because “…the liturgical feast day recalls God’s action from the very beginning of the history of mankind…” The Jubilee of Mercy will close on the Solemnity of Christ the King, November 20, 2016.