Topic: charity

The saint of the day for March 4 is St. Casimir of Poland, a prince whose life of service to God has made him a patron saint of Poland, Lithuania, and young people. He is also the patron saint of bach ... discuss

                     Katharine Drexel at 16                             &nb ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 2, 2015 / 05:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Monday encouraged the bishops from northern Africa to dialogue with and encounter other groups, fostering hope for good relations ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.Today I want to share with you this quote from the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, and offer it for your Lenten reflection, specially the highlighted parts ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma During Lent, I’ve often meditated on what role I would play in Christ’s Passion. Would I be Simon of Cyrene, helping to carry Christ’s Cross? Would I be one of the holy women ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 28, 2015 / 02:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an audience with the Confederazione Cooperative Italiane (confederation of Italian co-operatives) Pope Francis called for the “globaliz ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 28, 2015 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An upcoming presentation of a Vatican-sponsored Pan-Amazonia Network may shed light on how a possible curial office for human ecology would work ... discuss

New Delhi, India, Feb 26, 2015 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Indians from all walks of life and religions have joined to condemn allegations made against Bl. Teresa of Calcutta by a fundamentalist Hind ... discuss

By Adam Cassandra It can be hard to love fellow Catholics who use their positions in politics or the media to publicly attack Church teaching—very hard. But love them we must. And one of the ways we ... discuss

lived in a suburb of occupied Constantinople, called Galata. He was a cabinetmaker by profession, and he had acquired great skill in his craft, so that important officials made use of his services. H ... discuss

QUOTE:If Fr. Rosica’s threat of a lawsuit goes ahead, it will mean much more than merely two people and alleged defamation.  What message is being sent about what the priesthood is supposed to ... discuss

Today we commerate the feast of Blessed Thomas Mary Fusco, who was beatified in 2001 as a model of holiness for priests. He was dedicated to his priestly ministry, preaching spiritual retreats and mis ... discuss

Monday of the First Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSS‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father.Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.For I was hun ... discuss

We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population. – Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, 1939 As the founder of America’s largest abortion chain, Margaret ... discuss

Feb 23 - Homily: The Goal is Charity Our goal, even our penances for Lent, are directed to love God and neighbor. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Polycarp - Mem - Form: OF Readings: Monday 1st Week of Lent 1s ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung ($0.99); Wellness for the Glory of God by John Dunlop ($1.99); The Stories We Tell by Mike Cosper ($1.99); Imagination Redeemed ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 23rd is St. Polycarp (- 155), a disciple of the apostles, bishop of Smyrna, and a friend of St Ignatius of Antioch. He is one of the earliest Christians whose writing ... discuss

Please join me and other Catholic bloggers at RAnn’s Place for Sunday Snippets, where we share posts from the previous week.Here are my posts from this past week:St. Peter Damian: Monk, Bishop, Card ... discuss

A statement from HLI president Father Shenan J. Boquet on the passing of pro-life champion, Dr. Jack Willke: Dr. Jack Willke, who passed away yesterday, leaves a legacy of heroic faithfulness to the c ... discuss

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Ismailia, Egypt, Feb 20, 2015 / 02:01 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- “The Church in Egypt has been strengthened by the murder of our brothers in Libya.” Such was the reaction of Coptic C ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. As Lent, the collective penitential season, is upon us, Catholics often wonder why penance is so important if confession forgives sin. Usually in the confessional, a priest giv ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 18, 2015 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a meeting with Italian officials on Tuesday, Cardinal Pietro Parolin told reporters that swift action is needed in Libya, where continual ... discuss

The Lenten Season Begins The entire Christian life celebrates Christ's victorious Resurrection on Easter morning. However, from Christianity's earliest days, the actual Paschal season has received spe ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — In his Ash Wednesday homily, Pope Francis said the time of Lent is a call to leave hypocrisy behind and reconcile with God through fasting, charity and pr ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 18, 2015 / 12:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Ash Wednesday homily, Pope Francis said the time of Lent is a call to leave hypocrisy behind and reconcile with God through fasting, char ... discuss

In a fact-packed January bulletin, the excellent Family Education Trust carries a compelling story on its front page showing how guidance backed by the Department for Education is encouraging unlawful ... discuss

Pope Francis has returned a gift of a cash donation during his apostolic visit to Asia this January. A local Sri Lankan church had donated more than Rs. 8.7 million to the Charity Fund of the Ponti ... discuss

The international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has pledged $2.8 in emergency aid Christians in Syria, who, for the most part, have so far benefited only to a limited exte ... discuss

Dear community, Tomorrow we will embark in a new Lenten journey. Prayer, mercy and charity, conversion of heart, these are both our pillars and our solid ground, paving the road towards the Passion an ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 17, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As homeless men and women line up under the massive arms of Saint Peter's colonnade waiting to take advantage of the Vatican's newly-christened ... discuss

Today in the pre-1955 Traditional Catholic Missal is the Mass in Some Places (pro aliquibus locis) of The Flight Into Egypt.  In honor of this day, I share the following prayers and meditations i ... discuss

Bangkok, Thailand, Feb 17, 2015 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Since Ash Wednesday coincides this year with Chinese New Year – also known as Lunar New Year – many bishops in East Asia are gr ... discuss

On February 10th, Ken Fisher, a stalwart pro-life leader in Southern California suffered a stroke resulting in one side being paralyzed and limited speech. Ken received the sacrament of the sick and i ... discuss

The pro-euthanasia lobby group Dying with Dignity has been stripped by the Canada Revenue Agency of its charitable tax status. Dying with Dignity was created in 1982 and had charity status from the be ... discuss

College education is sold today as a ticket to employment and the first step toward a high paying career. But there are many reasons that college may not be the right choice for everyone. A great test ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis issued a twofold command to 20 newly elevated cardinals over the weekend: Go forth in charity, and reach out to the marginalized, reinstating ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 16 is St. Gilbert (1083-1189), founder of the Gilbertine order, which consisted of a double monastery of canons regular and nuns.Gilbert was born at Sempringham, near ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 15, 2015 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Theological giants Benedict XVI and one of his heroes – the controversial Cardinal Jean Danielou – have been hailed for illuminating ... discuss

Pope Francis has reminded new cardinals that the cardinalate is certainly an honor, but it is not honorific, and rather requires that all cardinals put charity at the forefront of all they do. ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth; Send thy Holy Ghost, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of charity, the very bond of peace ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 14, 2015 / 09:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis welcomed the Catholic Church’s newest cardinals on Saturday, encouraging them to center themselves in Jesus Christ as they le ... discuss

By Edward Pentin | Pope Francis reminded 20 newly created cardinals this morning they are always to to be ordered towards charity, have a “strong sense of justice”, "rejoice in ... discuss

Feb 13 - Homily: Eve Doubts, Mary Believes Eve sins against Faith by voluntarily doubting and then against Charity by disobeying. Our Lady, instead, has an unshakeably firm, certain and penetrating ... discuss

Here is the message sent by Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto (Nigeria) regarding the recent postponement of elections in the country. The statement was provided by International Catholic charity ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 17 min. 52 sec. | 9.73 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 189 Psalter: Friday, We ... discuss

A Dallas news station has produced a touching story about a Down syndrome boy whose diligent work has made an impression on his employer and proved everyone wrong. 18-year-old Nick Jones has a part t ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 12, 2015 / 02:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A reform to promote a greater harmony in the work of the Roman Curia, in Pope Francis’ words, was the topic of discussion on Thursday, the ... discuss

A newly elected Planned Parenthood board member has admitted that she once stole money and left her kids alone when they were very very young. Susan Chatzky (below) revealed the shocking facts in an O ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.I've read much about the "moral suffering" many saints undergo and decided to investigate what is this thing called "moral suffering." In the interest of transparency, I co ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 11, 2015 / 01:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The secretary of the Council of Cardinals will present tomorrow at the consistory a proposal for curial reform based on the pivotal notion of ch ... discuss

The feast of Our Lady of  Lourdes, which we celebrate on February 11, has always had a special place in my heart -- not only because of my French family background and living in a small French vi ... discuss

 Woman aborts child because baby is a boy—and she is the “victim” By Dave Andrusko We’ve written about this before, but, since t ... discuss

We’ve written about this before, but, since the theme is behavior coming full circle, it seems appropriate to ponder it once again. Those of us who grew up in the 1960s remember well the hate that c ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 9, 2015 / 02:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The reform of the Roman Curia must be an example for the spiritual renewal of the entire Church, the prefect of Congregation for the Doctrine of ... discuss

A shocking report out of England today focuses more attention on the issue of elderly abuse. A London Daily Mail report indicates local authorities in England are looking into a web site that auctions ... discuss

In January, Michael Voris did a Vortex episode entitled, "GET OUT!" in which he once again attacked the "homosexual and homosexual-friendly clergy" of the Catholic Church.  He, as is his usual cu ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 7, 2015 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Even though the 2014 Synod on the Family's final report included three paragraphs that failed to gain a consensus among the synod fathers, the se ... discuss

Aid to the Church in Need has called for a worldwide week of prayer before the elections in Nigeria on Feb. 14: The initiative will start one week before elections, on Sat. Feb. 7, and will last the ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 5, 2015 / 02:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the postulator of Archbishop Oscar Romero's cause for beatification, said the martyr's life was a chastisement of mod ... discuss

Subtitle: Don't be Buster Keaton in the gif.I haven't blogged in a couple of days because of a series of unfortunate events (though this is far from a Lemony Snicket book.) From the day of my last blo ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 2, 2015 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis warned consecrated men and women against reducing their religious live to a “caricature,” calling them to instead embrac ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 2, 2015 / 02:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis praised Lithuania's bishops for their courage in a nation marked by both a history of persecution against the Church as well as mode ... discuss

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord(Click here for readings)Since the children share in blood and flesh,Jesus likewise shared in them,that through death he might destroy the onewho has the ... discuss

Even with all of the different contraceptives and abortifacients on the market today, women forget to use their birth control, think their birth control method might have failed, or were coerced into ... discuss

The trailer is smoldering temptingly on computers around the globe. Fans of the book are checking their diaries and booking tickets online. Reviewers are readying their pens and preparing thei ... discuss

Abuja, Nigeria, Jan 26, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Against the background of continuing attacks by radical Islamist group Boko Haram, bishops in Nigeria are appealing for military aid from Wes ... discuss

PRAYERS FOR THE CHURCH UNITY OCTAVEJanuary 18 through 25 Official Octave Prayer (to be recited daily)ANTIPHON: That they all may be one, as Thou, Father, in Me and I in Thee; that they also maybe one ... discuss

Filipinos at Pope Francis’ Mass in Manila, Jan. 18.(Photo: AFP/Ted Aljibe.)You would think that a writer billed as a “spirituality columnist” for a website that professes to cover “all things ... discuss

 “Another attack in the name of religion,” I heard someone say after the vicious and vile Wednesday assault on the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo. And there is a huge problem with “re ... discuss

Remember him?This post is not just about him.  It's about what's plaguing our priests today.  And this post is based on the statement of him.Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen - Dagupa ... discuss

“On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, eleven pipers piping ...”Today, as mentioned earlier, the traditional Roman calendar observes the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus*, whil ... discuss

On January 2nd, the Church celebrates the memorial of Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, bishops and doctors.Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen are linked in this feast day, as they were ... discuss

(Another example of Luther's heresy against our Lord) The Church acted most impeccably and pastorally in putting down Luther's revolt in the fourteenth century. Let that be our reflection, that it m ... discuss

A Sudanese girl captured and enslaved by Arab Muslim slavers in the Darfur province circa 1869 A.D.  She was forcibly converted to Islam and given the name "Bakhita" which means "lucky" in Arabic ... discuss

26 December, New Testament Saint Stephen's Day remembers the first recorded martyr of the Church. Stephen knew the gift of Christmas: His Lord came in human flesh to bring forgiveness and as Jesus for ... discuss

“On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, a partridge in a pear tree.”The period known as Christmastide begins with the Feast of the Nativity itself; specifically, with the evening ... discuss

Today the Church celebrates the optional memorial of St. John of Kanty, priest.St. John was born at Kanty, in the Diocese of Krakow, Poland in 1390 to Stanislaus and Anne who were pious country people ... discuss

 (Russian: Иоанн Кронштадтский) (October 19, 1829, Sura, Arkhangelsk–December 20, 1908, Kronstadt) was a Russian Orthodox Christian presbyter and a member of the synod of the ... discuss

On Saturday, Pope Francis received in audience a Delegation of the Friends of Gabriel Rosset and of the Foyer Notre-Dame des Sans-Abri, from the Archdiocese of Lyon, France, accompanied by the archbis ... discuss

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking a lot about the ideas surrounding “vocational ministry”. As I pointed out, I am not in a bad place at all, just one of public wondering. ... discuss

13 December AD 304 Lucia (also Lucy or Lukia) was one of the victims of the great persecution under the Roman emperor Diocletian. She met her death at Syracuse on the island of Sicily because of her ... discuss

That awful December 7th, 73 years ago, was also a Sunday.  At a stroke, the lives of millions were turned upside down and changed forever.A Japanese camera captured that stroke on the morning of ... discuss

Saint Nicholas was born in the village of Patara in Asia Minor (now the southern coast of Turkey) about the middle of the third century. His wealthy parents, who raised him to be a devout Christi ... discuss

A native of Athens, was converted to Christianity by Pantaenus, founder of the Catechetical School at Alexandria (then the intellectual capital of the Mediterranean world), and succeeded his teacher a ... discuss

A British appeals court says an unborn baby is not a person, yet a girl whose mother drank heavily during her pregnancy was born with disabilities. Still, the Royal Courts of Justice, where the Court ... discuss

So the Daily Kos kids are being their typical selves: piling on their ideological opposition during a time of trouble to score political points. Caleb Howe, a military veteran, wonderful writer, and ... discuss

Identity politics took a central place in the political discourse of our nation during the last presidential election.  It seemed to me that this did more to reinforce racial division in the coun ... discuss

I mean it. You are not invisible! Someone sees you...(Ive written so much over the years. This is a copy and paste sorta job and I hope it makes sense. I mean every word. Love, Brooke (birth mom mi ... discuss

"I’m co-hosting in the Keeping Christ in Christmas Blog Carnival, along with Tina from Truly Rich Mom and Monica from Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic Families. We'll be sharing different ways ... discuss

"Man is not perfectly happy, so long as something remains for him to desire and seek." ~ Saint Thomas AquinasThomas Aquinas knew what it meant to be happy. He knew that it meant to no longer be s ... discuss

Grace Centers of Hope is a charity organization that: "was established in 1942. It has since grown and evolved into the largest and oldest faith-based outreach to homeless and disadvantaged indivi ... discuss

We have talked about a lot of different charities and ways that one person can make a difference in this world, but it doesn't always mean joining an organization or spending a lot of time or energy. ... discuss

A few weeks ago, I was driving down a major road in my area. It is one of those big, 6 lane roads with lots of traffic and lots of businesses along it. I was in the far right lane heading home from wo ... discuss

Will Our Passion Turn Back To Apathy After The Election? One of the most positive things I have seen from this election is passion. There seems to be something about this election, more than any ... discuss

Here is another reason to stay away from Windows software - as if you needed another. This came out after Warren Buffett anounced he would give Bill Gates' charity a mountain of money:Fr. Thomas J. Eu ... discuss

AGI: Tony Blair Africa Governance InitiativeFrom The Office of Tony BlairNovember 05, 2009Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative to create development through good governance becomes charityThe Tony ... discuss

1. It's been a while since I've done this, or much of anything on this blog, really. Maybe participating in Quick Takes will get me used to this again. I've gotten out of that state of mind where thin ... discuss

Building a Culture of Life - Part 3Here is the next part of the pro-life resolution passed by the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus in August 2008:"FURTHER RESOLVED, That we will challenge ou ... discuss

A Sudanese girl captured and enslaved by Arab Muslim slavers in the Darfur province circa 1869 A.D.  She was forcibly converted to Islam and given the name "Bakhita" which means "lucky" in Arabic ... discuss

From Pope Benedict XVI's new encyclical.\"Charity rejoices in the truth (1 Cor 13:6). All people feel the interior impulse to love authentically. Love and truth never abandon them completely, beca ... discuss

Today Tim Challies posted an article (authored by Tim Keesee) in honor of John Bunyan’s birthday on November 28th. Given the occasion, I figure now is as good a time as any to bring out a pie ... discuss

Today, November 27, is the Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. Devotion to and wearing of the Miraculous Medal is second to the Rosary in popularity among traditional Catholic devotions.History ... discuss

It seems our favorite Irish monks are in need of some prayers and charity. From Father Z:From a reader:Fr Mark Kirby, of Vultus Christi blog, who with a small community is trying to save and ... discuss

Disclaimer: I am not a hunter, nor do I play one on TV.I read today about a man in Windsor NJ who accidentally shot himself while duck hunting. The man was 45 years old, out hunting with his father, w ... discuss

23 November AD 100 Saint Clement (ca. A.D. 35–100) is remembered for establishing the pattern of apostolic authority that governed the Christian Church during the first and second centuries. He ins ... discuss

Jesus, our God, Living Bread of Heaven,R:/ we adore You.
Jesus, our God, life and heart of the churchR:/ we adore You.
Jesus, our God, Radiant Mystery of FaithR:/ we adore You.
Jesus, our God, M ... discuss

DAY NINELord, have mercy on us.Christ, have mercy on us.Lord, have mercy on us. Christ hear us.Christ, graciously hear us.God the Father of heaven,Have mercy on us.God the Son, Redeemer of the world,H ... discuss

Guy Fawkes or The Gunpowder Treason Extract: More than two hundred and thirty-five years ago, or, to speak with greater precision, in 1605, at the latter end of June, it was rumoured one morning in M ... discuss

"Man is not perfectly happy, so long as something remains for him to desire and seek." ~ Saint Thomas AquinasThomas Aquinas knew what it meant to be happy. He knew that it meant to no longer be s ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you!Fr. Silvan Rouse, C.P. (+2014) (Photo by John Varljen)Yesterday, my long time confessor and spiritual director, Father Silvan Rouse C.P., transited to Our Father's house. F ... discuss

I had to share my God moment that happened this week… even though it wasn’t something I had on my sadly neglected blogging calendar that was put aside for sick kids with fevers, field tri ... discuss

MCCL Global Outreach (MCCL GO) has written an article for Truth and Charity Forum about the effects of the landmark International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo. The article be ... discuss

Jean Heimann, the author of Seven Saints for Seven Virtues had a wonderful Catholic mother. She modeled charity in action; she baked goodies for neighbors, nursed her sick and cranky father in his fin ... discuss

The Synod on the Family of 2014 was like a big family fight. Prima facie, it appeared to be a big, divisive mess. Fortunately, we are only at the half-way point, and there is time for some regrouping ... discuss

“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”The Words Of Jesus Christ (Mark 2:17)“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, ... discuss

I am indeed still here.  The energy I spend at work, plus my preoccupation with other things going on in my life, have contributed to my silence since July, and the sparse postings for about the ... discuss

Sculptor Sister Mary Paula Beierschmitt, I.H.M., founder of the American Academy of the Sacred Arts in South Philadelphia and friend to the pro-life movement, died suddenly on September 28, 2013.  B ... discuss

Icon from "Divine Office" MinistryI try to pray the Liturgy of the Hours every day. One major reason that I am able to do this is because of a great organization that releases an audio recording of th ... discuss

About 2 months ago, one of my sons was housesitting for my BFF.  I was driving back and forth down the highway 45 minutes each way about 8 times, because he was also taking a summer class and sadly, ... discuss

St. John Chrysostom, Almsgiver by TitianToday, September 13, is the memorial of St. John Chrysostom (ca. 347-407), one of the most famous Fathers, Doctors, and bishops of the Catholic Church. Known to ... discuss

Credit:  www.christinemonohan.netSometimes I think that almost all Catholic blogs are written by just one person because they all sound exactly the same. No one ever seems to have an original th ... discuss

For years now, various researchers have exposed the efforts of Planned Parenthood and its abortion industry minions to cover up the crimes of pedophiles while performing their child-killing procedures ... discuss

Happy feast of St. Augustine to all. I just finished reading City of God this month. Here is a brief quote from it:"But that grief which arises in the hearts of the pious, who are persecuted by the ma ... 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

Karachi, Pakistan, Aug 20, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Franciscan friary in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, celebrated its platinum jubilee earlier this month on the feast of Our Lady of t ... discuss

A troubling passage in Evangelii GaudiumAndrew Bieszad, a scholar on Islam, seems to believe Pope Francis is teaching error — or, at least, opiniones intolerata — about the “Ishmaelites”:For I ... discuss

You have no doubt seen a video of a friend on Facebook being doused with buckets of ice water. What would possess a human being to do something so chilling? It is the Ice Bucket Challenge to rais ... discuss

At that time, Jesus spoke unto His disciplessaying: “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grainof wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remainsalone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Whoeverlo ... discuss

In an ominous development Wednesday night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest level alert for a response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, even as reports came in indi ... discuss

"We Are All God's Children" Official Theme Song for the 2015 Apostolic Visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines.Lyrics written and sung by Jamie Rivera with the Hail Mary The Queen Children's Ch ... discuss

On Friday, July 25, the Courier Times carried a revealing, insightful piece by Terry Mattingly, noting that MOST couples seeking Catholic marriage ceremonies are already living together.  While ... discuss

I'm quoting extensively here but, it's so true:Now with Pope Francis the cafeteria Catholics are the conservatives. They splutter and fume at Pope Francis. He’s the pope, but they disagree with him ... discuss

I've been of the opinion that prior to January of 2017 our Fearless Leader will find a reason to impose martial law, suspend the results of any Presidential election recently held and crack down on al ... discuss

Choosing the hard path: Athanasius contra mundum.I know it's easy for me to say this.  I also know that what I am about to say will sound harsh.  But I am going to say it anyway.  Those ... discuss

On July 23, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden, who was a widow and Third Order Franciscan (1303 – 1373). She is one of the most prominent women of the Christian Mid ... discuss

Baghdad, Iraq, Jul 14, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Two Iraqi archbishops are seeking “faith and hope” in Iraq, while bewailing the continuing exodus of Christians from the country am ... discuss

During an interview with Barcelona's leading newspaper last month, Pope Francis referred to ..."big world economies that sacrifice man at the feet of the idol of money..." I suppose that money was a ... discuss

Michael Voris recently did a Vortex entitled, "How Is This Happening" in which he issued a challenge:This is a direct shout out to the Church of Nice Catholic Establishment and its media lapdogs – b ... discuss

One thing is for certain: we all find ourselves, either consciously or unconsciously, immersed in an ocean of turbulent societal anxiety. This is not the turmoil and anxiety caused by any one particul ... discuss

Today’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case represents a huge win for religious liberty in America, and the 5-4 decision will now stand as a landmark case that will reshape the religious liberty de ... discuss

“To be” means “to be in competition” – thus C.S. Lewis articulates the philosophy of hell in one of my favorite books of all time, The Screwtape Letters. Writing from the perspective of seni ... discuss

Holy Innocents Church, NYC, threatened with closureThere is now an update to the situation with Father Justin Wylie who gave a very controversial sermon at Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan. As Pat A ... discuss

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1 thing that is absolutely certain about Planned Parenthood of the Heartland (PPH) is that they lie &/or obfuscate things to make them look like they are providing much needed services rather that bei ... discuss

Which one is the Real Catholic™?The Circular Catholic Firing Squad found more bullets this last week. *sigh* It appears that a Popular Catholic Blogger (whom I will not identify) called BS in the co ... discuss

Father Justin WylieFather Justin Wylie is a priest from South Africa who is an Attaché of the Holy See to the United Nations. I have personally met him and attended Masses in which he has been the c ... 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

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter(Click here for readings) Meditation by Benedict Augustine “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower.He takes away every branch in me t ... discuss

By Mike Ciandella and Katie Yoder, MRC: They say the key to successful investing is diversification. But Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor known as the &nbs ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter(Click here for readings)  by Benedict Augustine  Jesus said to the crowds, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and who ... 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

 Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you.Mr. Michael O'Loughlin wrote an article published in Foreign Policy (FP) magazine, titled, Francis's Papal Bull, in which he decried the Ugandan and Nigeri ... discuss

KISSIMMEE, Florida (www.forerunner.com) – Almost 200 Osceola physicians, pastors and community leaders packed a 3-1/2 hour open microphone forum at Kissimmee City Commission meeting on Tuesday ... discuss

Tony Miano recently wrote an article titled "Abortion Abolition is Not the Gospel". As far as that goes, we agree with Miano: abolition is not the Gospel. We have said the same thing ourselves on num ... discuss

Since Advent last year, I have been writing articles on the spiritual life base on the Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales. These articles are published on the BC Catholic newspap ... discuss

A Lutheran charity has purchased the former Delaware abortion clinic where Kermit Gosnell worked part-time.In Arizona, all health clinic are inspected without warning.  That is except for abortio ... discuss

INTROIT Adore God, all you His Angels: Sion heard, and was glad: and the daughters of Juda rejoiced. Ps. The Lord hath reigned, let the earth rejoice: let many islands be glad. V. Glory be to the Fath ... discuss

John Zmirak writes a provocative article on the clique of us orthodox Catholics.John writes that in today's Church, only about five per cent of Catholics are genuinely orthodox, but that causes proble ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Does NFP Ever Really Fail? by Dr. Jean Rioux of Truth & Charity - BigPulpit.com The Real Scandal in Germany – Marie Meaney, Crisis Magazine A Sacrifice Freely Given: A ... discuss

Two weeks ago I reported that Thrivent had been granting funds to several pro-abortion organizations. The funds were granted through Thrivent’s employee gift-matching program, Gift Multiplier. Today ... discuss

I have long been struck by the beauty of Paul’s prose in chapter 13 expressing Christianity in terms of Platonism centuries before Augustine. Of course I have the advantage of speaking E ... discuss

Francisco de Zurbarán, The Apotheosis of St. Thomas Aquinas (1631).  See here for an article about this painting.Happy feast day to my friend and illustrious brother in St. Dominic, Thomas Aquin ... discuss

The Saints in heaven did God's will while they were on earth. They did it according to the task to which God called them, using the abilities that were given them. We have saints who were great sinner ... discuss

  By Wesley J. Smith Pensioners with lung cancer have 44 per cent less chance of survival that young sufferers. Well, this is eyebrow raising. A charity that advocates on behalf of the elderly in ... discuss

Since Martin Luther King Jr. day earlier in the week I've been thinking about his dream and what his dream means for us here in South Dakota. I think of his niece Dr. Alvida King and how she speaks ag ... discuss

Well, this is eyebrow raising. A charity that advocates on behalf of the elderly in the UK is alleging that the NHS appears to be offering less quality cancer treatment to oldsters than to younger pat ... discuss

Faced with a rapidly changing industry, the Daughters of Charity Health System, which includes six hospitals spanning the Bay Area to Los Angeles, announced on Monday it was putting its hospitals up f ... discuss

My husband and I have been foster parents (and adoptive and birth parents) since 2002. This past week we attended training to become teachers of future foster parents. We are so excited to pass on eve ... discuss

Peers have voted in favour of an amendment to the lobbying Bill that would give greater freedom to charity campaigners in the run-up to a general election by excluding certain staff costs from spendin ... discuss

Truth and Charity, Fr. C.J. McCloskey: One of the sweet things about being a priest is being able to minister at a person’s deathbed. The veil between this world and the next is very thin at that po ... discuss

DAVID ALTON INTERVIEWRobert:            So we are here this morning with David Alton. Who, for 18 years, was a member of the House of Commons. Today h ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. From the very beginnings of Christianity, the faithful have been abundantly blessed by the cycles of feast and fast days. From the great Holy Day of the Lord’s Resurrection, ... discuss

Prayers please! Just got word that my baby sister is headed to the hospital in labor with my nephew. A Prayer to St. Gerard for Safe Delivery O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, p ... discuss

In my first post of this series I began by pointing out that what most people refer to this as “time management” is in fact “self-management.” It is a matter of making ourselves do wh ... discuss

In my first post of this series I began by pointing out that what most people refer to this as “time management” is in fact “self-management.” It is a matter of making ourselves do wh ... discuss

"Don't you think that in our time we need a supplement of brotherly sharing and love? Don't you think we all need a supplement of charity? Original PostingRead more →The post VATICAN – Pop ... discuss

Christian Institute: The Charity Commission has announced it will allow a Brethren church to register for charitable status, after it turned the group down in 2012. The Commission previously rejected ... discuss

The Charity Commission has announced it will allow a Brethren church to register for charitable status, after it turned the group down in 2012. The Commission previously rejected Preston Down Trust ... discuss

Nearly twice as many Christians died for their faith in the past year than in 2012, according to Open Doors International’s 2014 World Watch List.Open Doors International, a charity that supports Ch ... discuss

A friend called my attention to this piece, asserting the waning of “fundamentalism.” Or is it the growth of atheism? Here’s how it begins: Days may be dark right now—after all, as ... discuss

Up to 600,000 of Syria’s 2.2 million Christians have fled their homes and are now either refugees or internally displaced persons, according to Aid to the Church in Need. In all, 1.8 million Syri ... discuss

As a child of the 80s, I remember We Are the World. Yeah, the song is terrible, but it was nice to see rock stars care about charity. Back then poverty in Africa was in the news all the time.…Re ... discuss

You may have been thrilled to start off the New Year by reading the breaking news that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted temporary relief for the Catholic charity group, The Little Sisters ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Fr. Bear & Fr. B’dog Discuss Gender by Jeff B. Harris of Sword of Peter - BigPulpit.com The Heart & the Home of the New Evangelization – Roland Millare, Trut ... discuss

Elizabeth Ann Seton’s deep love for Christ directly shaped our culture to an extent that few Americans have ever have approached. Her extraordinary combination of charity and effectiveness led Pope ... 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

The Saint of the Day for December 20 is Saint Dominic of Silos. Saint Dominic was born in 1000 in Cañas, Navarre, Spain. He was born a peasant, and as a youth worked as a shepherd until he entered th ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for December 17 is St. Olympias. Born sometime between 360-365, this pious, charitable, and wealthy disciple of St. John Chrysostom came from an illustrious family in Constantinop ... discuss

“Strengthen the hands that are feeble, make firm the knees that are weak, say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is your God, he comes with vindication; with divine rec ... discuss

Razib Khan has a recent post at The Unz Review entitled “Why Inbreeding is Bad“, which links to a shocking Australian case of multigenerational first-degree incest, where many of the child ... discuss

Pope Francis, Jesus, and Real Christian Charity - Jack Kerwick - Page 1 div> ... discuss

Advent is a good time to meditate on The Visitation. It was Mother Teresa's favorite mystery of the rosary because, she said, Mary was the first missionary of charity hurrying to see her elderly cousi ... discuss

Contact: Dr. Elizabeth Rex, The Children First Foundation, 914-965-2734 NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- On December 14, the first anniversary of the devastating Newtown tragedy, mill ... discuss

AP: ESPN has reversed course and will now allow a Catholic charity to air a television ad heralding the birth of Christ during a college basketball game this weekend, officials said. Original PostingR ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friend, It's common this time of year to ask, "Are you ready for Christmas?" Usually what's meant by this is, have you purchased all th ... discuss

13 December AD 304 Lucia (also Lucy or Lukia) was one of the victims of the great persecution under the Roman emperor Diocletian. She met her death at Syracuse on the island of Sicily because of her ... discuss

Pope Francis, Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ From Time: When, on March 13, Bergoglio inherited the throne of St. Peter—keeper of the keys to the kingdom of heaven—he made the same ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for December 6 is St. Nicholas. Saint Nicholas, bishop of Myra, is undoubtedly one of the most popular saints honored in the Western world. In the United States, his memory has su ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss




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