Topic: arise

Recent news from Alabama affirms that states can still have a voice and push back against efforts by the federal government to override them on marriage -- in this case by resisting aggressive, unlawf ... discuss

A few weeks ago someone showed me a newspaper article entitled “New theory could prove how life began and disprove God”, which was published in the UK newspaper The Independent. Now I have, of co ... discuss

Socialism, defined: The politics of racial supremacy through the progression of class warfare and genocide Benjamin Franklin wrote “A penny saved is a penny earned”. Yet today, one can acquire inc ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Saints: 283 Psalter: Saturday, Week IV, 1250 Office of Readings for Saturday in Ordinary Time God, come to my assistance.— ... discuss

In late August 2013 a small group of families from our church were praying in front of Causeway Abortion Clinic, located in a nearby New Orleans suburb.  On that hot and muggy Louisiana day, I believ ... discuss

Over the last few months much has been said about immediatism and incrementalism. Men have debated the effectiveness of these positions. Men have debated the historical accounts of men that held these ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Proper of Seasons: 973 Psalter: Tuesday, Week III, 1396 Office of Readings for Tuesday in Week 7 of Easter God, come to my assistance. ... discuss

Lincoln Chafee, a former Republican senator from Rhode Island, announces his support for Obama on Thrusday morning in East Grand Rapids at the Obama headquarters. Paul L. Newby, II I The Grand Rapids ... discuss

n Uruguay, an 11-year-old girl is refusing abortion after becoming pregnant from rape. The girl reportedly has an intellectual disability and was raped by the 41-year-old grandfather of her half-siste ... discuss

I enjoy the banter that a friend & I have about some 'conspiracy theories.'  Anecdotal observations and eyewitness testimony are oft fraught with error.  To better understand how 'conspiracy ... discuss

Vatican City, May 12, 2015 / 03:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his meeting on Saturday with the bishops from Mozambique, a southeast African nation, Pope Francis urged support for public policies that pro ... discuss

By Joe Kral When St. Peter faced the Sanhedrin in Chapter 5 of Acts of the Apostles, he is questioned as to why he did not stop teaching in the name of Christ as he was ordered previously to do. Peter ... discuss

Former Gov. Lincoln Chafeeby Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Is Hillary Clinton supporting policies that are un-American? So says her potential rival for the Democratic nomination, former Rhode I ... discuss

This week, the House of Representatives is voting on a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The last time the House considered this bill, a former abortion practitioner urged mem ... discuss

Thomas Paine (1737-1808) In 1776, Thomas Paine wrote in his iconic Revolutionary War pamphlet The American Crisis the following: THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and ... discuss

After last week's oral arguments before the Supreme Court, those who seek a ruling that the Constitution of the United States requires a redefinition of marriage to include same-sex couples should be ... discuss

Here are some Kindle deals that may interest you: Better Love Now by Tommy Nelson ($2.99); 5 Conversations You Must Have with Your Son ($1.99) and 5 Conversations You Must ... discuss

Christians are not masochistic, but rather trust in God when difficulties arise.  These were the words of Pope Francis during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. According to Vatican ... discuss

April 25 Debate—“Pro-Life Incrementalism versus Abolitionist Immediatism”Gregg Cunningham argued for the former; T. Russell Hunter argued for the latter. The debate took place in Tulsa, in front ... discuss

I want to share a beautiful ministry and an opportunity to memorialize sweet babies in Heaven.Here is what The Life Ballet is about, as stated on the website:"Through film, music, and live productions ... discuss

In 2014, a federal appeals court stopped Mississippi’s admitting privileges law (H.B. 1390) because it would close down the state’s only abortion facility. The lower court said that since the law ... discuss

This article was written by Adrian Rhodes and published on his blog on April 21.A record of my visit to the RNAO meeting. Some comments based on my observations concerning the assisted suicide public ... discuss

One order of fish for Jesus. Then he said to them, “Why are you troubled? And why do questions arise in your hearts? Look at my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Touch me and see, because a g ... discuss

In the Gospels, Jesus spoke of "sheep not of this fold."  In our times there has been a pernicious error arise that Jesus was speaking of the Mormons with this line.  As a result of this err ... discuss

I was in a “discussion” on social media the other day, about the whole “gay marriage” issue, which went horribly. One “Christian” was arguing that nobody has a “right” to marriage. He ... discuss

Among all of the elements of devotion to The Divine Mercy requested by our Lord through Sr. Faustina, the Feast of Mercy holds first place. The Lord's will with regard to its establishment was already ... discuss

The Harrowing of HadesHomily on Holy Saturday: The Lord Descends into HadesSt. Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus (403 A.D.)Something strange is happening - there is a great silence on earth today, a great ... discuss

Really?Following the most recent measles outbreak, popular contempt for vaccine skeptics (or, as their detractors prefer, “anti-vaxxers”) has reached an alarming high.  Even mainstream news s ... discuss

Text:  John 19:17-30Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.We are here tonight to arrange a funeral.  The altar, pulpit, lectern, and so forth are strippe ... discuss

Something strange is happening -- there is a silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because Go ... discuss

I will deliver them out of the hand of death. I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy death; O hell, I will be thy bite... Osee (Hosea) 13:14 (Douay-Rheims translation)Because Chris ... discuss

by FOX NEWS Abedin in Fort Worth, Texas. (REUTERS) Senate Republicans are renewing efforts to learn why Huma Abedin, a top assistant to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was allowed to keep wo ... discuss

Today the Church celebrates the feast of Saint Patrick (387-493), the patron saint of Ireland. It is on the Emerald Isle that today is both a national and religious holiday. At one time, the bars woul ... discuss

DISCLAIMER:  I am in no way questioning the validity of the Second Coming of Christ.  Jesus is returning to Earth to set up His eternal kingdom.  I am just debating the timeline and det ... discuss

This week a colleague left work as part of a "force reduction" at my company. In her parting email she wrote "Feels like destiny, but more of a happenstance, my atheist self won't let me get away with ... discuss

I recently began working with the Johnson County Hospice. When first asked to apply, I considered some of the ethical and religious underpinnings of hospice care. I didn’t want to get into somethin ... discuss

DISCLAIMER:  I am in no way questioning the validity of the Second Coming of Christ.  Jesus is returning to Earth to set up His eternal kingdom.  I am just debating the timeline and det ... discuss

This post was originally blogged at the Failed Atheist.There is a common saying popular in Western culture when talking about the birth or scheduled scan of a child. It can arise in a number of diff ... discuss

We read in Matthew 2 that when Jesus was born in Bethlehem, King Herod, fearing for his throne, ordered that all the male infants of Bethlehem be killed. These children are regarded as martyrs for the ... discuss

The New Martyr Evgeny RodionovQuestion: "Is it necessary for an Orthodox Christian to always wear a Cross?"The practice of wearing a cross is very ancient, and it is done for two reasons: 1). It is a ... discuss

n the year five thousand one hundred and ninety-nine from the creation of the world, when God in the beginning created heaven and earth;In the year two thousand nine hundred and fifty-seven from the f ... discuss

Most of these titles are set in the time of or are about George III of England, or the American Revolutionary War. Most of them I found in the children’s magazine St. Nicholas, Volume 41, Part 1 ... discuss

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Excerpt from:Robert Kolb and Charles P. Arand, The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008), 124-128.We must not d ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 4, 2014 / 03:16 pm (CNA).- News broke weeks ago that a new volume of Benedict XVI's collected works was being released in German with an updated version of a 1972 essay, which no lon ... discuss

While in my first "real" teaching job, our school took on a small group of student teachers. It didn't take long for  me to identify them in the hallways. Student teachers are generally a little ... discuss

Different regulatory approaches to surrogacy in the US can result in legal tangles, according to a report in The New York Times Magazine. The "lax atmosphere" of surrogacy regulation "means that it is ... discuss

When the War on Terror was first declared, many knowledgable military people referred to it as "World War IV" (World War III having been the long hot/cold struggle of the Cold War).Each of the World W ... discuss

Note: A review copy of this film was provided to me in exchange for a review. I thank especially the film’s executive producer, Bryan Storkel, for working to make sure I received this documentar ... discuss

Credit:  deepertruthblog.blogspot.comI have written here more than once that I am fearful that there is a great schism building up in the Catholic Church.  I feel it is coming from the tradi ... discuss

Social and political philosophies have tremendous impact on one's world view. One's role in society (should individuality or community have priority), the belief of the purpose of government (to prote ... discuss

Several months ago I posted some thoughts inspired by a little research on the history of English (primarily, though not intentionally) church architecture. I was interested in looking at the way chil ... discuss

I have a dilemma. It has come unexpectedly although should have been anticipated from the inception of our residential care ministry tostreet children here, in The Philippines.I am a mother. It's my c ... discuss

Note: All of the quotes below come from my personal books and are not copy and paste from some other blog. Please feel free to use them, for they are not mine, but- a link back would sure be appreciat ... discuss

[This is the last installment of a Facebook post by a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work, such as replacing straight quotes with “smart quotes”, justifica ... discuss

Note: All of the quotes below come from my personal books and are not copy and paste from some other blog. Please feel free to use them, for they are not mine, but- a link back would sure be appreciat ... discuss

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

Not a Catholic-owned company ... not that the left cares.Has anyone else noticed how very few of the left’s attacks on SCOTUS’ decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby involve little real legal analysis ... discuss

Text: Matthew 10:5a, 21-33In the name of the Father, and of the  Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.You and I are not masters and teachers.  We are servants and disciples.  We are t ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

Previously, I began this series with an introduction to the issue, and a look at the differences between the Pre-Tribulational and the Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church. “RaptureR ... discuss

FDR's address to the nation on June 6, 1944. My Fellow Americans:Last night, when I spoke with you about the fall of Rome, I knew at that moment that troops of the United States and our Allies were cr ... discuss

Did you know that chastity is your vocation? It's everyone's vocation! God calls every single person on the face of the earth to chastity. Yes, married people too. Do you know what chastity is? S ... discuss

Are angels like aliens? In a recent essay, Fr. Dwight Longenecker responds to recent comments from Bill Clinton regarding the search for extraterrestrial life. Fr. Longenecker writes: ‘Once we open ... discuss

I will deliver them out of the hand of death. I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy death; O hell, I will be thy bite... Osee (Hosea) 13:14 (Douay-Rheims translation)Because Chris ... discuss

This Wacky Wednesday was inspired by the article, "Charlotte [North Carolina, USA] diocese backs nun who gave school talk promoting Church teaching on homosexuality" by Kirsten Andersen.Image source: ... discuss

 by Ron Paul: Appearing last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified that he could not say the threat from al-Qaeda is any less to ... discuss

Arise, dissidents of this culture of death!#BETHEDOCUMENTARY ... discuss

I have long argued that the difference in humans is moral in nature, not merely biological. But that doesn’t mean that some or all of what makes us unique doesn’t arise out of unique biological di ... discuss

I have long argued that the difference in humans is moral in nature, not merely biological. But that doesn't mean that some or all of what makes us unique doesn't arise out of unique biological differ ... discuss

Will Baptists have a witness at the Winter Olympics in Russia? Will it be safe from terrorists? Will other issues arise?Marc Ira Hooks, one of IMB’s main strategists for the Sochi Olympics who was i ... discuss

By JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND | Jennifer Lahl has just released her latest film, Breeders: A Subclass of Women?, which examines the unexpected problems that arise when women are contracted to serve as ... discuss

By William Bagsby Baptist Press Will Baptists have a witness at the Winter Olympics in Russia? Will it be safe from terrorists? Will other issues arise? Marc Ira Hooks, one of International Mission Bo ... discuss

As figures from the Office for National Statistics show a rise in the number of children living with their parents, one family lawyer explains how such living arrangements now arise in divorce cases&# ... discuss

"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was no ... discuss

I know there are days when all of us feel as if we are in over our heads. But when those days arise and courage seems to wilt, remember that God's grace is on you for these moments. He will…Read ... discuss

On bioethical matters of life and death, the liberal media can generally be counted on to come down on the side of death. But once in a while, exceptions arise. CBS’s Norah O’Donnell joined a pane ... discuss

If anyone had told me five years ago that I would be celebrating my 2014 New Year's Eve at my own house in The Philippines, I would have told him he was crazy AND that's it's not nice to give false ho ... discuss

Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914)Some of the most worthwhile literature, both fiction and non-fiction, is that which leads us to other worthwhile literature.  I came upon something interesting ... discuss

Found this one on Hackernews this morning, what do YOU think? The Mars Curiosity rover has been a huge boon for NASA – tapping into the public’s fascination with space exploration and the search f ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 150 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 699 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Monday of ... discuss

I started with a multi-part review of “Translating Truth: The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation” in Part 1. In Part 1, I looked at the foreword of the book written by J.I. Packer, in ... discuss

No matter what may be reported in the secular press, the pontificate of Pope Francis is NOT deviating from what the Church always proclaimed about marriage, as reiterated in Pope Pius XI's Casti Conn ... discuss

When it comes to understanding the Bible, context is extremely important. Dr. Currid has provided a very distilled, but excellent introduction to the ancient Near Eastern (ANE) world that the Jewish ... discuss

As per Pope Francis' Lumen Fidei (6/29/13):"52. In Abraham’s journey towards the future city, the Letter to the Hebrews mentions the blessing which was passed on from fathers to sons (cf. Heb 11:2 ... discuss

In honor of the 496th anniversary of the Reformation, and as is annual tradition here at Echo Zoe, I give you the Reformation Polka, and all 95 of Luther’s Theses: Out of love and concern f ... discuss

="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal">I know that I have not posted for you over  the last three months.......my mind and heart have been consumed with a wedding for Matt and Emma, my childre ... discuss

“Now when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all with one accord in one place.  Suddenly there came from the sky a sound like the rushing of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house whe ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 623 Complementary Psalmody: 1255 Proper of Saints: 1514 (Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for the Feast of Saints Jude and Simon, Apostles using ... discuss

Patrick B. McGuigan by Patrick B, McGuigan, Center for Educational Freedom, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs: You might say, in the immortal words of Charles Dickens, that when it comes to educ ... discuss

In his quarter century of annual addresses to the Roman Rota, I believe that Pope John Paul II showed growing dis-ease about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, triggering the Vatican's 2005 Dign ... discuss

In his quarter century of annual addresses to the Roman Rota, I believe that Pope John Paul II showed growing dis-ease about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, triggering the Vatican's 2005 Dign ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: This is the sixth and final in a series of articles to explore the American Bishops’ Pastoral Letter, “Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan.” Read ... discuss

October 15, 2013. (Romereports.com) During his daily morning Mass, Pope Francis talked about the dangers of idolatry and hypocrisy. He explained that Christians must stay away from these two dangerous ... discuss

“Real Protestants fight!” The above was a catch-phrase of a friend of mine, Jeff Ziegler, who introduced me to the doctrines of the Protestant Reformation over 20 years ago. Prior to th ... discuss

Get Back in the Game Today's Scripture “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.” (Isaiah 60:1, NIV) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Are ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, we beseech thee, let thy continual pity cleanse and defend thy Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without thy succour, preserve it evermore by thy help and goodness; ... discuss

Not isolated incidents, and under reported...     On Fr.6Sep13, I read a news article about a bakery that was forced to close under pressure by militant and litigious LGBTQs.  Dire ... discuss

Pro-aborts panic over wave of clinic closings by Cassy Fiano   Despite congratulating themselves on the supposedly “unnecessary” abortion regulation ... discuss

[Today's guest post by Rachel Cox is part of our paid blogging program.]Whenever a legislator proposes safety regulations for abortion facilities, the abortion industry always plays the part of the vi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Tuesday, Week I, 702 Proper of Saints: 1355 (canticle antiphon, concluding prayer) Common of Holy Women: 1867 (reading, responsor ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 155 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 666 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Monday i ... discuss

 Image Source: Bishop Perry of Chicago on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary “However crazily the Catholic hierarchy may behave, priests cannot take the place of bishops, nor can laity ta ... discuss

In honor of the 495th anniversary of the Reformation, I give you the Reformation Polka, and all 95 of Luther’s Theses: Out of love and concern for the truth, and with the object of elicitin ... discuss

It seems the world is all back in the back to school frenzy. After a summer of day trips and playgrounds, creek walks and fun everyone is school shopping and buying new clothes, books, pencils, backp ... discuss

...for Mass! Msgr. Arnel F. Lagarejos, Oeconomus of the Diocese of Antipolo, Parish Priest at Our Lady of Light Parish. And that is a screen cap of his post on his Facebook account. Now her ... discuss

Lately I have been finding it very depressing going onto Catholic websites and blogs.  It all seems to be just bad news and doom and gloom.  Many seem to think that the Catholic Church is on ... discuss

Ethical campaigners have expressed their sadness following final approval of a bill in Wales to create an opt-out system for organ transplantation.Members of SPUC's Wales region are saddened that th ... discuss

As we wrap up our review of Frank Turk's three-part (with an addendum) recent assessment of Abolish Human Abortion, let me take a moment to note all that has gone before by way of response.Our review ... discuss

How Does FAM/NFP Empower Women?Almost every woman, at one point or another, finds herself in one of the following situations:Trying to achieve pregnancyTrying to avoid pregnancySimply wanting to under ... discuss

How can all your children hear you at one time, for example, when you all sit down to eat dinner? The only moment when we are all together is around the dining room table. The kids are very happy be ... discuss

Would Savita have lived if Ireland was a pro-choice country?On October 28th Savita Halappanavar, a 31 year old dentist who was 17 weeks pregnant, died from septicaemia after doctors failed to ind ... discuss

The First Amendment to the Constitution, which also applies to the states via incorporation into the Fourteenth Amendment, reads in its entirety:Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment ... discuss

Pentecost 3 – June 9th , 2013Luke 7:11-17Immanuel, Hodgkins, IL"Jesus Saves Widows, Dead Guys, and You"If you've ever suffered loss... you probably know how well meaning people can say some of the l ... discuss

Testifying before a U.S. House committee on May 23, Dr. Maureen L. Condic presented the scientific evidence concerning the development of the human brain and nervous system and the ability of unb ... discuss

A couple of weeks ago, we published an article that addressed the issue of whether or not abolitionists have the authority to speak to Christians who meet in a different locality, regarding genuine co ... discuss

This post constitutes Part IV of a response to a recent article written by Michael Coughlin. In the final post of this series, I address another point of criticism, which is that we misuse Ephesians ... discuss

To hear some tell it, it's almost as if abolitionists are planning to show up at your solid, Gospel-preaching, totally pro-life church's front entrance any given Sunday, unannounced, with baby carnage ... discuss

I have never thought of myself as someone who brags, but I brag on Ryan to my friends a lot. I mean, there is a lot to brag about. Yesterday I got to see him win such a special award and I am just so ... discuss

Warren Marching for Life with the Capitol building behind him. Today’s post comes from Warren D’Souza of University of Illinois. Warren is a freshman and is the treasurer for his pro-life ... discuss

Whoever approaches the Fountain of Life on this day will be granted complete forgiveness of sins and punishment. (Diary 300)I want the image solemnly blessed on the first Sunday after Easter, and I wa ... discuss

Whoever approaches the Fountain of Life on this day will be granted complete forgiveness of sins and punishment. (Diary 300)I want the image solemnly blessed on the first Sunday after Easter, and I wa ... discuss

SermonEaster SundayLuke 24:1-12Singapore“Why do you seek the living among the dead?”“Why do you seek the living among the dead?” There's a good question.On its face, the question the ... discuss

From an ancient homily for Holy SaturdayThe Lord's descent into the underworldSomething strange is happening – there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole ... discuss

 Lorica of Saint Patrick I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through a belief in the Threeness, Through confession of the Oneness Of the ... discuss

There are two kinds of people; those who follow politics and those who don't. It might be fair to suggest that those who don't follow politics are averse to the partisanship and constant bickering and ... discuss

Preces Feriales {habentur}Kyrie, eléison. Christe, eléison. Kyrie, eléison.Pater noster, qui es in cælis, sanctificétur nomen tuum: advéniat regnum tuum: fiat volúntas tua, sicut in cælo ... discuss

Preces Feriales {habentur}Kyrie, eléison. Christe, eléison. Kyrie, eléison.Pater noster, qui es in cælis, sanctificétur nomen tuum: advéniat regnum tuum: fiat volúntas tua, sicut in cælo ... discuss

No one exemplifies Lincoln's thinking on human rights better than Hadley Arkes, the Edward N. Ney Professor of Jurisprudence and American Institutions at Amherst College. His book Natural Rights ... discuss

In today's Sunday Independent, Prof. Ray Kinsella writes that there is no need to legalise abortion to protect life of the mother. 'Best practice' guidelines would be better informed than legislation ... discuss

There are more, but here are three quick ones. 1) The pro-life cause will suffer if the new Pope fails to uphold the distinction between intrinsic evils and contingent ones. Pope Bendict upheld thi ... discuss

The Abolition movement is growing, and with that growth comes a multitude of suggestions to enhance our work in abolishing abortion. One of the more common suggestions we receive is to focus on unifyi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 999 Common of Pastors: 1737 (verse) Proper of Seasons: 113 (first reading, responsory) Proper of Saints: 1335 ... discuss

Once upon a time, the United States of America had three branches of government.The self-proclaimed king named Obama, leader of a cult, decided to ignore the separation of powers. In an attempt to rei ... discuss

   WASHINGTON –  A federal appeals court ruled Friday that President Obama violated the Constitution when he sidestepped the Senate to fill open spots on a labor relat ... discuss

The Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul is a feast celebrated during the liturgical year on January 25, recounting the Conversion of Saul of Tarsus, who after a record of brutalizing and persecuting ... discuss

Day Five: Wednesday, January 23, 2012Printable version of Day FiveIntercession: For scientists and pharmaceutical employees who help create and manufacture contraceptive and abortifacient drugs: ... discuss

"For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect." Matthew 24:24 Some read the ... discuss

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Despite the facts that 1) the money the DoD spends puts a lot of civilians in the private sector to work, and 2) a period of high unemployment/underemployment (with decreased real wages to boot) is h ... discuss

See my prior post (and the one before that, if you want). That only scratches the surface, and it's Blogosphere/web-related... I didn't even try to RECAP what went on with me, in 2012! :-)  Som ... discuss

To say I have a few favorite Christmas hymns would be an understatement!  While we have much to rejoice about, these hymns don’t sugar coat reality.  Here are some that came to mind, followed ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. 1: Ordinary: 661 Proper of Saints: 1260 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1109 Midday Prayer for the Feast of Stephen, First Martyr, using the Current Psalmody G ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Common of One Martyr: 1402 (psalms) Proper of Saints: 1253 (antiphons, readings), 1253 (concluding prayer) Office of Readings for the Feast ... discuss

The following is Part 11 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addr ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 377 Psalter: Monday, Week IV, 1065 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Monday, ... discuss

Day 7 of our online Jesse Tree which is to help us prepare for Christ's coming by studying His roots and Salvation History.My source for days and symbols is Catholic Culture.Day 7: JacobSymbols: ... discuss

Trinity Lutheran Church, Beloit, WIDecember 5th, 2012Midweek Advent Divine ServiceMatthew 6:25-34“The future in faith” Introductions, etc...Today's Gospel reading includes Jesus' familiar ... discuss

The inconsistencies surrounding educational programs throughout the nation, in combination with the educational needs of particular students, have resulted in the increasing popularity of home schooli ... discuss

3. The laity derive the right and duty to the apostolate from their union with Christ the head; incorporated into Christ's Mystical Body through Baptism and strengthened by the power of the Holy Spiri ... discuss

“It’s beginning to look a lot like ...”... that time of year when we celebrate Christmas for roughly four weeks, beginning in late November, and ending abruptly on the day following that which i ... discuss

The Catholic Education Resource Center hosts this excerpt from Christopher Kaczor’s new book, The Seven Big Myths about the Catholic Church: “The Church Opposes Science: The Myth of Cathol ... discuss

First ReadingDn 12:1-3 In those days, I Daniel, heard this word of the Lord: "At that time there shall arise Michael, the great prince, guardian of your people; it shall be a time unsurpassed in di ... discuss

Paul Cullen, Health Correspondent of the Irish Times. Read the article on the Times' website here. The main focus of medical teams treating a seriously ill pregnant woman is on maintaining the he ... discuss

A report in the Irish Examiner. A senior consultant has said he sees no evidence of confusion in medical ranks in Ireland over whether or not a woman can have an abortion if her life is at risk.D ... discuss

THE case of Savita Halappanavar should make us all stop and reflect. Anyone who shares a concern for the protection of life extends their deepest sympathies to the Halappanavar family.The question tha ... discuss

Text: Romans 13:1-7                               ... discuss

I am not in the least bit discouraged with the outcome of the presidential elections, and I write these words with faith in the presence of God. Without a doubt, I have grave concerns about where our ... discuss

OMB Director Jeffrey Zients Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Jeffrey Zients its October 2012 Porker of the Month for promising to pay th ... discuss

"It has been suggested that o'who? the clown and 'those who surround him' aren't the "Keystone Kops" and bumbling fools they appear to be.   In fact, o'nocchio's grandiose ... discuss

Brothers and sisters, “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 1:7). Before returning to our particular Churches, we, Bishops of the whole world gath ... discuss

Prof. Patrick PullicinoEarlier this week senior pro-life medics and experts have issued a joint statement (full text below) which raises serious objections to the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP), in repl ... discuss

International Observers Sent To Prevent Voter Suppression in U.S. ElectionsRead more: http://www.care2.com/causes/international-observers-sent-to-prevent-voter-suppression-in-u-s-elections.html#i ... discuss

     When you vote on November 6th, know what both of the 'good old boy' political parties have in mind for America's role on the world scene.  If you have time to read thi ... discuss

Sean Kedzie, 22-year-old son of Wisconsin State Senator Neal Kedzie, was beaten early Friday morning by two thugs.It all started when the thugs were stealing Sean's Mitt Romney yard sign.Charlie Sykes ... discuss

We’re in the home stretch to Election Day, and our job now is to keep our eyes on the prize. There’s only one thing counted on election night, and it’s the number of votes actually cast for each ... discuss

Continuing from my post on the Consecration of a Church using the 1962 Rubrics Part II, below is Part III (the final part) of that Consecration. I encourage you to read the post and then watch the e ... discuss

Sleep not in sin; for vengeance is prepared against the inobedient. Fly from Babylon, if ye will not be partakers of her plagues. ~ John Knox [1] The Church has long slumbered, content to be fattened ... discuss

Hebrews 13:17, “Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account.  Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, fo ... discuss

CONCERNING THE ORDINATION OF WOMEN TO THE DIACONATEIMAGE: Christ appears to deaconesses of the early Church; Saints Triphena, Phoebe and Tabitha.In 1976, the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of th ... discuss

Once you train Hatha Yoga and fitness, you are required several queries. Although awareness of Yoga and fitness, and its lessons, has increased, lots of people are just finding several of the benefits ... discuss

TITLE: “God Working All Things for Good” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for this morning is the Gospel lesson just read, with focus on Jesus ... discuss

The Collect.O GOD, forasmuch as without thee we are not able to please thee; Mercifully grant that thy Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.The ... discuss

                This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org ... discuss

"Under my plan, energy prices will necessarily skyrocket." - B.Hussein.O. Evans Law of Inadequate Paranoia: "No matter how bad you think something is, when you look into it, it's always worse." ... discuss

Once you train Hatha Yoga and fitness, you are required several queries. Although awareness of Yoga and fitness, and its lessons, has increased, lots of people are just finding several of the benefits ... discuss

Do medical professionals have a right not to perform services with which they disagree morally?  If so, is that right absolute? If not, what are the parameters and what criteria should we utilize ... discuss

On October 1st, the feast of French saint, "The Little Flower" Therese of Lisieux, the Socialist PM Hollande announced that France will cover "100 percent of abortion costs." "As well as promisi ... discuss

How providential that we are discussing this subject this week!  My friends the Botkins are doing a webinar on the closely related subject of Reclaiming Beauty, addressing the subject of beauty (and ... discuss

Trinity 16 September 23, 2012 Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California The Widow of Nain’s Son (Luke 7) Grace to you and peace from God our Father and The Lord, Jesu ... discuss

In my previous post, I asked this question: Cohabitation and divorce both have significant negative effects on child well-being. Since marital instability is a commonly reported cause of divorce, shou ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, we beseech thee, let thy continual pity cleanse and defend thy Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without thy succour, preserve it evermore by thy help and goodness; ... discuss

Jessica and one of the babies born during her time at Heather’s House. You may notice that this is at Jessica’s wedding.This post is from Jessica Marks, a former SFLI intern and the founde ... discuss

O how the grace of God Amazes me! It loosed me from my bonds And set me free! What made it happen so? His own will, this much I know, Set me, as now I show, At liberty. My God has chosen me, Though o ... discuss

For the past 10 years this has been a special day in the liturgical year for me. After losing my son to stillbirth in 2002 I felt that I had a special connection to the Blessed Mother in some small wa ... discuss

The Collect. ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, give unto us the increase of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain that which thou dost promise, make us to love that which thou dost command; th ... discuss

Sep 7, 2012 Cardinal Collins Affirms Statement from Archbishop of Vancouver re: Gestational Legislation Cardinal Thomas Collins has asked that the communication below be reproduced in this space, to h ... discuss

And If So, What Can We Do About It?My talk from the Catholic New Media Convention 2012. You may hear it along with the Q&A, the panel discussion I was on afterward, and every talk from that terrific c ... discuss

Anthony McCarthy, SPUC's education and publications manager, has written the following response to the latest attack on SPUC's campaign against same-sex marriage:"Following a dishonest article in Pink ... discuss

Trinity 12Messiah Lutheran Church, Kenosha, WIAugust 26, 2012Mark 7:31-37Grace, mercy and peace.... greetings to the people of Messiah, etc.Today's Gospel reading from Mark 7 relates one of the miracl ... discuss

Ron Panzer Below is the third and final part in Ron Panzer's essay Stairway of Life. I trust you will find it as enlightening and thought-provoking as I did. MDP Stairway of Life Part 3 What h ... discuss

Delivery injury refers to virtually any physical injury to some new child throughout or once beginning. These are hugely certainly likely in case the child is larger than usual or perhaps is quick. Ev ... discuss

An objection commonly launched against those who oppose the practice of human abortion is “what about the life of the mother?” In this post, I examine this objection and provide a consistent respo ... discuss

Jessica and one of the babies born during her time at Heather’s House. You may notice that this is at Jessica’s wedding.This post is from Jessica Marks, a former SFLI intern and the founde ... discuss

As you may be aware, last week The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) had its annual assembly in St. Louis, MO. The media focus was on the battle between the LCWR & the Vatican (slan ... discuss

By: Don MatzatWe are living in a very interesting time in the history of the Christian Church. While the teaching and preaching of biblical doctrinal truth should be, according to Scripture, our prima ... discuss

T by Chris Dickson, F.L.A.I am appalled by the naivete of our Church being duped into anti-Christian communism. Liberation theology is a threat to free society by its undermining of the Church and ... discuss

After five years, we finally have figs!  Not yet edible but definitely there and growing.  It was five years ago that I told Rita that I’d love to have a cutting from a fig tree she knew in Br ... discuss

In answer to Ellen Painter Dollar's article at Patheos Does Prenatal Testing Equal Eugenics? I discussed the following history of eugenics and how it might influence our so called private decisions on ... discuss




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