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Four Reasons Catholic Gifts Are Profoundly Meaningful

The ideal Catholic gift is perfectly matched to the recipient and is not a mass-produced toy or gadget. Rather, it serves a deeper purpose and is timeless, something that will be valued and prized for years, even generations to come.

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Which is Best, Pewter or Sterling Silver Jewelry?

When making a jewelry purchase for yourself or as a gift you are often presented with a choice, pewter or sterling silver. Which is best? We’ll let you decide based on your budget and your shopping preferences.

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Jewelry Size Guide – How to Select the Right Size Pendant

Pendant Size Guide: Shopping online can be a little confusing at times with one of the most difficult things to perceive being size. Jewelry shopping falls into this category and we’d like to help you choose the right size pendant with a bit of information on pendant measurements.

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Necklace Length Guide

What size necklace should I get? That’s an excellent question! Choosing the right chain length for your pendant is easy when you follow a few basic suggestions. The most basic question most devotional pendant wearers consider is where they want the pendant to fall. Do you want to show your medal or keep it tucked away?

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What’s the Difference Between 14KT, Gold-Filled, and Gold Plated?

​Do you love the look of yellow gold jewelry? Who can blame you? This classic metal has been with us for centuries as a symbol of art, beauty and wealth. But the price of 14K gold is very expensive and most of our budgets simply can’t afford to purchase such a valuable piece of jewelry. […]

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Outdoor Garden Statue Buying Guide

Are you looking for a beautiful statue of the Blessed Mother to adorn your garden? Maybe you prefer a statue of Christ, a Guardian Angel or your favorite patron saint. Regardless of your choice, there are a few important things to consider when deciding on an outdoor garden statue. Statue Material and the Weather The […]

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Why Is My Sterling Silver Jewelry Black and Tarnishing?

We love the look and durability of our sterling silver jewelry, we love the price too! But, the downside is that it can tarnish very quickly leaving ugly black, green or brownish pink streaks.
Jewelers love sterling silver because it’s easy to work with, it’s affordable, and can easily be made into memorable works of art.

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5 Easy-To-Follow Steps for Cleaning Your Sterling Silver Jewelry

5 Steps to Cleaning Sterling Silver Jewelry Use a few drops of mild dishwashing liquid soap and mix with 1/2 cup of warm water. Dip a plain cleaning cloth made of 100% cotton and dip into the water. Gently clean the surface of your sterling silver jewelry with the moistened cloth. Rinse jewelry in clean […]

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Eight Gift Ideas For First Communion

It is a common practice for families to organize parties and gatherings to mark a child’s First Communion and children also wear special clothes for this event. Another way to celebrate someone’s First Communion is by giving them a gift. Here are eight meaningful gift ideas for First Communion.

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The Meaning of Four Way Medals: Catholic Symbols

There are many Catholic symbols that we can use in our everyday lives to remind us of our faith. Some choose to wear religious items for this purpose and one of the most popular example is the four and five way medal. These devotional medals are beautiful proclamations of our devotion to God.

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How To Use Holy Water: 10 Ways To Use Holy Water To Sanctify Your Life

Growing up in the Catholic Faith you probably wondered about the water basins put up at the entrance of the church and why the water contained inside it is considered holy. Holy Water is an important part of the Catholic Religion and there are many uses for it. To better appreciate its significance in various Catholic traditions and practices, let’s first understand its history and the meaning of Holy Water.

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Inspiration for a Catholic Mom

Children will always carry with them the influence that their mothers had in their lives and this influence shapes the way they act and behave as adults. This is why being a Catholic mom is a remarkable honor for us women to have. We are gifted with a precious life that we must care for and look after not only its physical and emotional needs, but also its spiritual well being. In time for Mother’s Day, let’s look at some Bible teachings on motherhood; most of which come through the example of the extraordinary life of Mary, the Holy Mother of God.

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Which Catholic Bible is Right for Me?

These are the words of St. Isadore (560-636 AD) on what we gain when we pray and read the Catholic Bible regularly. How many times have you felt alone trying to figure out life’s rough patches, or needed words of wisdom and encouragement, or have given up praying because God doesn’t seem to answer? Lots of times, right?

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How To Pray the Rosary

The rosary is prayed by reflecting on the life of Christ from His birth to His resurrection. Download the guide for free.

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Saint Brendan Boat Plaque

We love our boats and the feeling of being on the open water! Keep safe on sailing adventures with this beautiful St. Brendan Boat Plaque.

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