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Review of ‘Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story’

A look at faith and perseverance in the film, "Maxine's Baby: The Tyler Perry Story." The movie is available on Prime …

3 Life Lessons from ‘A Man Called Otto’

Read Samantha's review of 'A Man Called Otto.' There are spoilers.

10 Christian Gift Ideas for Christmas

Want to give faith-based gifts for Christmas this year? Here are 10 Christian gift ideas for Christmas your family wil…

5 Ways to Celebrate Advent

Advent is the season before Christmas. Learn about it and how you can celebrate the liturgical season.

The Start of the Holiday Season

In the October 2023 spiritual reflection, Samantha shares her experience of starting the holiday season in the last qu…

How to Celebrate Black Catholic History Month

November is Black Catholic History Month. Learn the history of this celebration and ways you can honor the contributio…

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