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Blessed are the peacemakers

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Blessed are the peacemakers is the 7th of the eight beatitudes that can be found in St. Matthew: Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land.Blessed are they who mourn: for they shall be comforted.Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill.Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God.Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice's sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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My prayer card obsession

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Prayer cards have been a Catholic tradition going back to the 1400's in Europe.  As a convert, I was aware of prayer cards and have had a few over the years.  However, now I've become obsessed with them.

My prayer card obsession can be blamed on Melanie Rigney.


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