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What is the meaning of a Catholic Saint being "Raised to the Altar"?

For example, in entry (150) of her Diary, St. Faustina relates the following from a mystical conversation she had with St. Therese of Lisieux: "Dear sweet Therese, tell me, shall I go to heaven?&...
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What's the name of this catholic chant?

I attended a ceremony held at the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome on 07/12/2021, and the last chant really impressed me, but I have no clue on how to go to find it. I tried searching an ...
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What was the impetus for restoring the consecration of virgins for women living in the world in the 20th Century?

The United States Association of Consecrated Virgins says the following about their sacramental: The Consecration of a Virgin is one of the oldest sacramentals in the Church, and one of the fruits of ...
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Is there a Catholic ceremony for virgins who are not nuns or sisters?

I once saw online that there is a Catholic classification or special private ceremony for women who are chaste and do not engage in any form of sex. This is for women who are not nuns or sisters. Is ...
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