Topic: charity

 (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

Holiday giving? Don't pick a charity by financial statements alone - Canada - CBC News div> ... discuss

The best life can be. I will rescue them from every place where they were scattered when it was cloudy and dark. I myself will pasture my sheep; I myself will give them rest, says the Lord GOD. The l ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals for you: Money, Greed, and God by Jay Ricards ($3.79); Theologians of the Baptist Tradition by Timothy George ($2.99); Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabee ... discuss

Bangui, Central African Republic, Dec 18, 2014 / 04:01 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- The Catholic Church in the Central African Republic continues to work for peace and reconciliation within the co ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 17, 2014 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Christmas approaches, priests and penitents should remind themselves of the “miracle” of confession and how we should approach th ... 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

Dec 16 - Homily: Mt 21:28-32 The Parable of the Two Sons In the season of Advent, awaiting the coming of Our Lord, let us examine ourselves in both our response to follow the Lord, and the fruits o ... discuss

Here is one relatively new (c. 2005) hymn and two very old hymns with fresh translations, to round out your Christmas season.Please feel free to use the translations freely this year. The Ho ... discuss

Today's saint was born Paolina (Paula) Francesca Maria at Brescia, Italy on Nov. 6, 1813. She was the sixth of nine children of a wealthy noble landowner and industrialist, Clement de Rosa and his wif ... discuss

Monday of the Third Week of advent(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSWhen Jesus had come into the temple area,the chief priests and the elders of the people approached himas he was teach ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 14, 2014 / 08:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christian joy is borne out of nearness to Christ, said Pope Francis during his Angelus address for the third Sunday of Advent, adding that ̶ ... discuss

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Those who crafted the American constitution did not intend limitations on the federal government’s role out of mean spiritedness. They did so out of a sense of what would best serve the public. It s ... 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

In your charity, please pray for Sat Dec 13 4:00 PM Phil Stout + Sun Dec 14 9:30 AM Intentions of Isabelle Ornelas 11:30 AM Gene and Rita Cronin + Mon Dec 15 11:40 AM Intentions of Cynthia Lawrence 12 ... discuss

 Easy for pro-abortionists to “win” debate when they caricature pro-life arguments and misleading represent their own By Dave Andrusko Adam GopnikI had not seen Adam Gopnik’s “ ... discuss

Illegal alien children Your tax dollars hard at work! Via Capitol City Project: The Department of Health and Human Services dished out over $182 million to one organization in order to house unaccompa ... discuss

The Nobel Committee in Oslo got it right in 1979 when they recognized the work of the Missionaries of Charity by giving the Nobel Peace Prize to Mother Teresa of Kolkata (Calcutta). A woman of peace, ... discuss

Contact: Sr. Julie Ann Sheahan, OSF, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, 920-323-9632, sjulieann@fscc-calledtobe.org GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 5, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Reflect on the deeper ... discuss

"The most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God and by virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ, Savior of the human race, pre ... 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

6 December AD 326 Of the many saints recognized by the Christian Church, Nicholas is one of the most widely commemorated. However, very little is known historically of him, although there was a church ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 18 min. 12 sec. | 8.46 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 190 Psalter: Saturday, We ... discuss

In your charity please pray for: Sat Dec 6 4:00 PM Intentions of Willard Schultz Sun Dec 7 9:30 AM Mary Kelly + and In Thanksgiving for the prayers and support of the St. Jude Congregation for Olive S ... discuss

Today is Friday, the day in which we commemorate Our Lord's passion and death. It was our own sins that condemned our glorious Lord to death on Good Friday - death on a Cross. As Catholics, we are sti ... discuss

Contact: Sr. Julie Ann Sheahan, OSF, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, 920-323-9632, sjulieann@fscc-calledtobe.org GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 5, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Reflect on the deeper ... 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

December 4th is the feast of St. John Damascene, Patristic Father and Doctor of the Church. St. John Damascene is the illustrious champion of sacred images.Saint John Damascene (also known as St. John ... 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

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

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

  St. Didacus by Francisco de Zurbarán1955 Calendar (Semidouble): November 13Today is the Feast of St. Didacus.  While most people are not aware, the City of San Diego, CA is named after St ... 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

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

Brethren: Peace be with you.I've just finished reading three biographies on Abraham Lincoln, John Quincy Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. I even reread one about the elder John Adams to get "in sync" with ... 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

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

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

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

This has been my personal weblog, since the Fall 2002 semester, when I first moved onto campus as an undergraduate student. Things seemed much better in the Blogosphere (and elsewhere) during those ti ... discuss

This week I realized that my capacity for empathy is greatest when those who are hurting are the farthest removed from me. My sense of empathy can be debilitating at times. The murder of Michael Brown ... discuss

HA HA HA HA HA HAThat's not me.I'm just quoting.Read on!A reminder about what real apologetic work is all about.***MANDALUYONG City, Oct. 14, 2014—A Catholic priest discussed the need for apologist ... discuss

(c 1045 – 16 November 1093), was the sister of Edgar Ætheling, the short-ruling and uncrowned Anglo-Saxon king of England. She married Malcolm III, King of Scots, becoming his Queen consort.The dau ... discuss

The numerous "St. Elizabeth's Hospitals" throughout the world are for the most part named, not for the Biblical Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, but for this princess of Hungary. She was con ... 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

From the Huffington Post: "A waitress in New Jersey who previously served in the Marines received an offensive note from a family who denied her a tip because of her "gay lifestyle." Now, she is speak ... 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

Me speaking to ALIESLast week I spoke to a public forum about the perils assisted suicide to vulnerable populations and to Canada's collective conscience and future. The event was sponsored by th ... discuss

(Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on Heroes of 2014. Read other perspectives at the page beginning today.) If you ask a well-established charity whether they’d ... discuss

I would like to share a few of my thoughts about our nation’s current immigration crisis and President Obama’s unprecedented Executive Order issued on November 21 granting immediate and un ... discuss

Caritas in Veritate International (CiVI)will be awarding the Pope Francis Awards to three honorees for their work in the areas of Charity and Leadership. ' The awards ceremony will take place on De ... discuss

St. Bibiana (on the right)The saint of the day for December 2 is St. Bibiana (Vivian), who was born in the 4th century in Rome. St. Bibiana was known for her beauty, her modesty, and her chastity ... discuss

You wouldn’t have known it by my 2013 “suggestion” list, which took up two separate posts — along with the usual monastic goodies list (the Summit Nuns have a lovely hostess gi ... 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

The relationship between the Bishop of Rome, Successor to St. Peter, and the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, successor to St. Andrew, has been a fraternal relationship for the past 50 years. ... discuss

Istanbul, Turkey, Nov 29, 2014 / 10:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a prayer gathering on the second day of Pope Francis' visit to Turkey, Patriarch Bartholomew I welcomed him with joy, saying his presence ... discuss

 Archbishop Chaput: “Being Human in an Age of Unbelief” By Dave Andrusko Archbishop Charles ChaputCharles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., is the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Philadelphia, ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 28, 2014 / 03:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On the occasion of the Year of Consecrated Life that begins this weekend, Pope Francis has allowed the faithful to receive plenary indulgences, ... discuss

In your charity, please pray for: Sat Nov 29 Intentions of Heather Friddle Sun Nov 30 9:30 AM Debbie Shea + 11:30 AM Intentions of Mary McDermott Mon Nov 1 11:40 AM Charles Mendoza + 12:15 PM Intentio ... 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

First things first.We went to Mass early this morning to thank the Giver of all our gifts. Eucharist means thanksgiving so it is the perfect start to a day giving thanks. We prayed for all our dear on ... 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

Mosul, Iraq, Nov 27, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Local media are reporting that on Monday, Islamic State militants blew up a convent and St. George's parish in Mosul, an Iraqi city captured by t ... discuss

I sat in Mass yesterday (not at my home parish) and listened to the announcement for the second collection to benefit CCHD (Catholic Campaign for Human Development). It was all the usual drivel about ... discuss

The amazing Pat Gohn graciously invited me to her popular Among Women podcast. We discussed the saints and virtues which are profiled in my new book Seven Saints for Seven Virtues. You can listen HERE ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. Men – even good and faithful Christian ones – can struggle mightily in our sex-saturated secular culture against the temptation of pornography. Porn is not only pervasi ... 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

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2014 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his ad limina address to the bishops of Zambia on Monday, Pope Francis urged them to continue to build upon the efforts of missionaries to th ... 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

Taken from the book From Madge to Margaret, published in 1880: On the shortcomings of charity: “You can prevent Mrs. Burns being cold and hungry, but you can’t prevent our poor Mrs. White ... 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

Vatican City, Nov 22, 2014 / 04:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An international conference held this week at the Vatican is looking to bring “a message of hope and joy” to persons with autism and ... 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

The hungry ask for dignity, not for charity, Francis tells FAO - Vatican Insider div> ... discuss

Mass Intentions: In your charity, please pray for: Sat Nov 22 4:00 PM Wayne Saunders + Sun Nov 23 9:30 AM Efigenia Ramirez + 11:30 AM Armando Ochoa + Mon Nov 24 11:40 AM Intentions of the Cherian Fami ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Nov 20, 2014 / 12:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Thursday condemned the excessive consumption and misuse of food, saying that often the statistics surrounding the topic of hunger ... discuss

Lahore, Pakistan, Nov 20, 2014 / 10:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the two weeks since a Christian couple was killed by a Muslim mob in Pakistan, local leaders from both religions have come together repea ... discuss

Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles wants to find a new president that cares for its Catholic mission, but The Cardinal Newman Society has learned that the person chosen to lead the presi ... discuss

DAY EIGHTLord, 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, ... discuss

“Feed the hungry to save life on the planet,” was Pope Francis’ appeal during his visit, this morning, to the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. The ... discuss

19 November AD 1231 Also known as Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia — Szent Erzsébet in her native tongue — Elisabeth (also Erzsebet) was born in Sárospatak in 1207, the da ... discuss

Aid to the Church in Need-USA, a papal agency that supports the suffering and persecuted Church around the world, has embarked on a unique initiative: a turnkey, online parish-based crowdfunding campa ... discuss

DAY SEVENLord, 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, ... discuss

Pope raffling Fiat, bikes, more for charity | Crux div> ... discuss

DAY SIXLord, 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,Ha ... discuss

(side note: today's picture is a clue as to what I'm doing today. Yes, it's all related. ;D)DAY FIVELord, have mercy on us.Christ, have mercy on us.Lord, have mercy on us. Christ hear us.Christ, graci ... discuss

DAY FOURLord, 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

DAY THREELord, 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, ... 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

DAY TWOLord, 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,Ha ... discuss

BBC Children in Need is a charity of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to raise money for the support of children, including disabled children. Its main fundraising vehicle is an annual ... discuss

Raise your hand if you did not see these novena posts coming. lol.I do a couple of novenas on the blog per year. It's been three years since I've done one to St. Cecilia so it's overdue. If you d ... discuss

  St. Didacus by Francisco de Zurbarán1955 Calendar (Semidouble): November 13Today is the Feast of St. Didacus.  While most people are not aware, the City of San Diego, CA is named after St ... discuss

Many people, both readers and friends, have shown a lot of concern about the direction I have been taking in my writings on this blog lately.  It seems that I am on the wrong side of every issue ... 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.I've just finished reading three biographies on Abraham Lincoln, John Quincy Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. I even reread one about the elder John Adams to get "in sync" with ... discuss

Me speaking to ALIESLast week I spoke to a public forum about the perils assisted suicide to vulnerable populations and to Canada's collective conscience and future. The event was sponsored by th ... 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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