Topic: compassion

Oldest of all novenas,this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Anthony van Dyck. The Descent of the Holy Spirit (Pentecost). c. 1618-20.THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT(Friday, 6th W ... discuss

May 26 is the feast of St. Philip Neri. He has a special place in my heart because he was on fire with love for the Lord and had a wonderful way of drawing others to the Faith — through his warm se ... discuss

Saint Philip Neri was a 16th century Italian priest who became beloved among the citizens of Rome for his compassion, humor and holiness. His devotion to God in serving others reminds us that living a ... discuss

It’s Children’s Hospice Week and in Ireland that means an opportunity to celebrate the wonderful work carried out by the many organisations that provide home care to families of seriously or termi ... discuss

Doulas can play important roles in helping women through pregnancy, delivery and the first moments of their child’s life outside the womb. They support and encourage women during one of the most ... discuss

I recently started to re-read Saint Thérèse of Lisieux's autobiography, "Story of a Soul." I love this book for so many reasons. This great saint's theology is as profound as any that of any other s ... discuss

This article was published by Alliance Defending Freedom on May 23, 2017Rutland, Vt. – A pro-suicide group has dropped its appeal of a federal court’s decision which affirmed that a Vermont law ca ... discuss

Published 23 May 2017 The whole nation has been shocked by the death and injury in Manchester last night of so many people, adults and children, who had just been enjoying a concert. I know I ... discuss

A pro-suicide group has dropped its appeal of a federal court’s decision which affirmed that a Vermont law can’t be interpreted to require pro-life health professionals to counsel or refer patient ... discuss

  Whether you are a student or a recent graduate, there are many ways to contribute to the pro-life movement. When we look out at our culture, it can be easy to feel alone in our pro-life belief ... discuss

I came across this article going through “old stuff” to throw out, published in 1968 in Our Sunday Visitor.  (Is that still around?)  Thought I would have already put it on my blog but a ... discuss

I watched the movie “Jackie” the other week because I was interested in finding out how the film would portray the life of First Lady Jackie Kennedy following the immense tragedy of her hu ... discuss

High school senior Maddi Runkles has attended Christian school for her whole life. But when she became pregnant in January, the Christian school that she once was very much a part of left her feeling ... discuss

Dr. Ron Paulby Dr. Ron Paul: Last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered federal prosecutors in drug cases to seek the maximum penalty authorized by federal mandatory minimum sentencing laws. Se ... discuss

In the 3 March, 2017 edition of Canada's National Post newspaper, an article appeared entitled "Baby's pain can have lifelong impact". Reporter Eva Ferguson began the article by stating:"On the heels ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Note: I wrote this before the latest despicable, dishonest smearing of the President, but that incident simplify magnifies my case.Here is what National Security Adviser Lieutenant ... discuss

This article first appeared at CareNet. This new research shows that the nervous system of an embryo is quite complex by the time most women find out they are pregnant. A study published in March 201 ... discuss

 Martyrdom of St. John Nepomuk by Szymon Czechowicz, National Museum in Warsaw.Today in the pre-1955 Traditional Catholic Missal is the Mass in Some Places (pro aliquibus locis) of St. John Nepom ... discuss

How can we recognize truth in the world if we never seek to find it in ourselves?  Thomas Merton said of those who never seek to find their true selves in God "If we have chosen the way of falsit ... discuss

If you’re going to tweet blanket statements advocating for the ACA or greater government control of health care, may I suggest you provide detailed arguments for why it works best and equals Christi ... discuss

God has promised never to abandon his people. He has promised to finish that which he has begun. Christ’s Spirit will fan into flame the person, family, neighborhood, and church of Jesus Christ as h ... discuss

May 14, 2017Motherhood is a special embodiment of God's unfailing compassion and enduring love. May all mothers everywhere recognize their divine calling as models of love and selflessness within thei ... discuss

Summer… The hot, and often boring days are filled with video games, a popsicle, and possibly an enjoyable vacation or two. The normal day to day school and homework are put on hold for us to re ... discuss

Ireland’s culture of protecting and encouraging every human being received another boost this week with the annual collection in favour of the Special Olympics. This event, which is widely advertise ... discuss

A Case Study in the Differences between a Debate and a Dialogue Picture by Gage Skidmore and use is allowed through a Creative Commons license. A few weeks ago, Ben Shapiro released a video of himself ... discuss

What motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?The more I really think about what’s happening, that precious little people are being slaughtered by the millions eve ... discuss

was born about 1342, and when she was thirty years old, she became gravely ill and was expected to die. Then, on the seventh day, the medical crisis passed, and she had a series of fifteen visions, or ... discuss

May 8, 2017In 1917, Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal. They were Lucia Santos, Blessed Jacinta Marto and Blessed Francisco Marto. She then instructed the children to pra ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): May7Today is the Feast of St. Stanislaus, bishop and martyr - not to be confused with St. Stanislaus Kostka.  The following is taken from Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger, 1877 ... discuss

“A kind pastor does more than preach, he enters into the lives of those entrusted to his care. He does so without favoritism and guile. He engages with members of the body: the old and the young ... discuss

As a Christian, I believe the message of the gospel offers great hope to sufferers of depression. Yet I also know that it’s not as simple as “take two doses of John 3:16 and call me in the morning ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Pro-lifers say every abortion takes a human life – and surprisingly, many abortionists agree. ClinicQuotes.com has a collection of no fewer than 60 quotes from abortionis ... discuss

On May 4, 2017, it was announced that His Holiness Pope Francis had approved the beatification of Venerable Father Solanus Casey (1870 – 1957), a priest and professed member of the Capuchin Francisc ... discuss

Michelle Malkinby Michelle Malkin: I feel your pain. But please use your brain.On Monday, late-night TV comedian Jimmy Kimmel delivered an emotional monologue about his newborn son. His baby was born ... discuss

Right before He ascended to heaven, Jesus Christ gave us what is now called the "Great Commission", as found in Matthew 28:19-20:Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the n ... discuss

May 1st is the feast day of St. Joseph the Worker. Joseph, the foster father of Jesus, is the patron saint of workers. Pope Pius XII decided in 1955 to add the optional feast day of Saint Joseph the ... discuss

“There are probably many things to say about this subject, but I have identified five reasons why I think this is such a struggle for Christians—and Christian leaders in particular. Additional ... discuss

by Lawrence Reed: Two centuries before “women’s lib,” in the run-up to America’s Revolutionary War, Mercy Otis Warren was already a liberated woman by the standards of her day. And she did th ... discuss

This is a reflective book. It is supposed to be a sixty-day journey to biblical self-discovery. The author begins her book with Acknowledgments and then an Introduction. Then she spreads out her mate ... discuss

Most of us struggle with sharing our faith. Sometimes, it’s because we’re too shy or too embarrassed. Other times, we just plain don’t know how or are unsure of what we actually believe, so we ... discuss

Living a lifestyle of worship is something that has to happen one day at a time I think.  We as Christians could be tempted to assume a "once and done" attitude about our Christian faith.   ... discuss

This testimoney was given by disability rights activist Michael Reynolds from Not Dead Yet to the Maine government committee concerning the assisted suicide bills. This was originally published by Not ... discuss

I am pretty much a pariah in the Catholic blogosphere. I just don't fit in with the rest of the "gang."  I have been condemned on more than one catholic blog.  And it all comes down to a ver ... discuss

CreditWhy are there so many fallen away Catholics? Why have people stopped attending Mass? When I was a kid back in the 60's, we would have Sunday Mass starting at 6:00 a.m. and every hour to hour a ... discuss

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What motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you? My greatest motivation to join the pro-life movement has been the heartbreaking stories of girls, just like me, c ... discuss

What motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?When I woke up to the terrifying reality of abortion, and the fact that 300 precious lives are being ended each day in ... discuss

Today's readings give us good indication of how we should act and what the signs will be that we are helping to bring to fruition God's plan.  We should bring the water flowing from the temple to ... discuss

True compassion never sacrifices one life for the wants or happiness of another. A doctor who cannot see the humanity of both and the right of both to live their lives is no longer worthy of his title ... discuss

NEW OHIO LIFE COALITION INTRODUCEDGroup formed to press for no compromise for abortionFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 10, 2017                       ... discuss

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Matthew 2:13-15; 19-23So far in our Survey of these lenten saints, we have looked at St. Matthias, the apostle chosen to replace Judas, who shows us that our calling in Christ is more important than w ... discuss

I never thought this would be my story. Now I find myself as part of a sisterhood I never imagined, one no one wants to be a part of. Yet here I am, and there is no going back.  A few weeks ago, I fo ... discuss

In a previous post, I discussed Carrier’s defence of “The infantile Objection” to divine a command theory (DCT) of meta-ethics. Some comments he makes in the same paper, suggest a slightly diffe ... discuss

A woman should be punished for this? by Gregg Cunningham CBR strongly believes that a post-abortive woman is abortion’s second victim, and that abortion already punishes women with tragic severity w ... discuss

What motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?The prospective of changing minds and hearts on the issue of abortion motivated me to join the pro-life movement. Every ... discuss

Not too long ago, I organized a large pro-life outreach at California State University San Marcos. The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, a well known pro-life organization, brought its Genocide Awareness ... discuss

May our country never develop the collective blindness to the humanity of the unborn, a blindness that is so prevalent in Western countries. Every child, born and unborn, is made in the image of our A ... discuss

Being Pro-life to encompasses many things.  It doesn't mean just being anti-abortion but truly being Pre-life to me means just that, making life better, not just preventing untimely death.   ... discuss

“For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. My fra ... discuss

By Gerrit Van DorlandI put the van in drive and put my left signal on. Checking my blind spot before merging into traffic, I caught one last glimpse of the red brick building with white pillars. There ... discuss

You moved Randy from inactive to the most influential student leader! Randy Dziak, President of Illini Collegians for Life, motivates thousands at the 2017 March for Life Chicago Looking back, Randy ... discuss

Abortion activists frequently use cases of rape or incest to justify abortion. It’s an argument we’ve heard over and over again: “No woman would want to give birth to a child conceived in such t ... discuss

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Today, as I write this, is the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter.  At the Mass I attended today, it would seem the presiding priest did not want to celebrate this feast day.  He wore green, wh ... discuss

"Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others." ~ Philippians 2:4Conservatives like me are often characterized with words like heartless, lacking in compassi ... discuss

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2/16/17: Updated and cleaned up a bit. This was originally a series, written in 2009. I pulled it all together to have a one-stop post for most-things-Lent. Hope it's helpful -- enjoy!(Intro ... discuss

I've heard a lot of post-abortive women talk about the pain they experience on their baby's duedate, or the anniversary of their abortion. But for me, I don't have any of that. I don't remember what d ... discuss

I was recently honored to be asked to write a short article fo rthe  St. Joseph Catholic Family Center in Manchester, NH. In particular, she asked me why prolifers should care about people workin ... discuss

Today's readings mirror, in many ways, the re-creation of the world.  In Genesis 1, we are told that the first creation of God was light:Genesis 1:1-4:In the beginning God created the h ... discuss

Jesus Christ came to this earth with a message of compassion, love and mercy.  Many say that the Gospel of Love does away with the law, but that is not what Our Lord said,  He told us he cam ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 355 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1103 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 128 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 351 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1099 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 364 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1122 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 131 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 359 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1118 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Thurs ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 375 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1148 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 135 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 984 ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 372 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1140 Christian Prayer (single volume) Ordinary: 689 Proper of Season: 134 Psalter: Friday, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 368 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1135 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday, ... discuss

Detroit, Mich., Dec 12, 2016 / 07:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Our Lady of Guadalupe is a model for how Catholics should treat immigrants, said Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit. He called for family un ... discuss

For many years now, donors and charities alike have been conditioned to value (and demand) financial efficiency. And the way we have come to define financial efficiency is by measuring program expense ... discuss

For many years now, donors and charities alike have been conditioned to value (and demand) financial efficiency. And the way we have come to define financial efficiency is by measuring program expense ... discuss

As I have written before, I don't think any Church document since Humanae Vitae in 1968 has produced as much controversy and outright rebellion in the Catholic Church as we have seen from Amoris Laeti ... discuss

Last week, in a most unsavory move, Denver's KNUS morning drive time talk show host, Peter Boyles devoted two hours to promoting the new and improved Hemlock Society.The pro-euthanasia organization's ... discuss

© 2016 A. F. Branco, Liberty Alliance.As I watched ABC’s George Stephanopoulos and his crew of talking heads begin the autopsy on the election late Tuesday night, I felt some dark satisfaction. I h ... discuss

Jesus (and St. Paul) both speak of the Jews' belief in the Resurrection of the body, but when was that revealed to the Jews? I read an article which claimed that the Resurrection was a relatively "new ... discuss

If you ask someone where to find the Crucifixion mentioned in the Old testament, they'll probably go to Zechariah 12:10:“And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a ... discuss

Source: WikipediaIn his interview on EWTN last night Donald Trump criticized Hillary Clinton for her high-level staff members who mocked Catholics and evangelical Christians. “She should apologize. ... discuss

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." Helen Keller"Solidarity is  not an act of charity, but mutual aid between forces fighting for the same objective."  Samora MachelThis ... discuss

The video clips play on the television and you are strongly tempted to turn away because the topic is so tragic and the images so wrenchingly disturbing.  But you watch and your heart is touched, ... discuss

In the National Right to Life News, Dave Andrusko reports on two recent editorials opposing Proposition 106.  Here’s the conclusion of one of the editorials: “Death with Dignity” sounds lik ... discuss

In the wake of another mass shooting in the United States of America, some of us declare our country's need for Jesus. Yet, as this picture shows, Jesus is not enough.Because people can be faithful bo ... discuss

Bible translation is not simply replacing a hebrew, aramaic, or greek word for an equivalent in the receiver language.Take for example the greek New Testament word, "agape". In modern English translat ... discuss

In the last month, a Canadian family who let their son die of diabetes because they believed Jesus was enough to cure him were condemned in court for murder. Children's death by believers in the ... discuss

Time magazine broke a story by Elizabeth Dias yesterday with quite the headline, Top Evangelical College Group to Dismiss Employees Who Support Gay Marriage. Ed Stetzer wrote an article in reply for C ... discuss

"And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness." I John 5:19These are days that will test what we think we know and believe.  The "whole world" lies in wickedness.wicked ... discuss

When voters decide which candidates to elect to public office, they often consider a range of important political issues. But not all issues should carry the same weight. Abortion is different from ot ... discuss

The right to life is the most basic of human rights. The 8th amendment assures the equal right to life of mother and baby.  Without the 8th in our Constitution the right to life of the unborn chi ... discuss

Luke 17:11-19October 9th, 2016“Mercy for Lepers”“Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” “Well, friends, first you have to ask me into your heart.”  No...“Jesus, Master, have mercy on us! ... discuss

“Two Kinds of People”Luke 18:9-17There's an old saying, “There are three kinds of people in the world:  Those that can do basic math, and those that can't.”  (Think about it)Today Je ... discuss

Abortion ends the life of a human organism—an individual member of the species Homo sapiens. Yet abortions are not classified as deaths in U.S. vital statistics. What would those statistics look lik ... discuss

There are varying opinions among Christians about abortion. Catholics sometimes blame Protestants for the decriminalization of abortion. They may be right.  In the '60s, it was often Protest ... discuss

This book is a devotional. These devotions are based on the life of Jesus, as depicted in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Ken Gire starts his devotional with an Introduction. He prompt ... discuss

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael W. PendergrassFifteen years ago today, I overheard a coworker down the hall from my office telling someone else about planes hitting the World Trade ... discuss

 Assisted Suicide Will be Legal in California Tomorrow, Targeting the Elderly and Disabled  Micaiah Bilger California’s new assisted suicide law takes effect on Thursday, opening the ... discuss

 No matter how disguised, abortion is not “care”By Carol Tobias, President Last week the Los Angeles Times did a story on the so-called “abortion desert,” a term used to descri ... discuss

Yesterday, family and friends assembled in Brooklyn to honor the memory, and celebrate the life of my sister-in-law, Roberta “Birdie” Langella who died on October 2nd.  I shared a brief ... discuss

Heaven is far too perfect, far too sinless, far too other for us to imagine in our fallen minds. Our attempts to put brush to canvas have led to depictions of cherubs on clouds, idyllic colors ... discuss

Gospel weariness. It’s a little phrase I picked up from a friend when he preached at our church not too long ago. His text was James 1, “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials ... discuss

The so-called "catholic" blogosphere reacted this week in horror (again, almost in one voice) to what they consider to be a truly evil action. Oh, I don't mean the horrific massacre of 49 people and ... discuss

EWTN, the Catholic network founded by the late Mother Angelica, played a crucial role in my return to the Catholic Church, as it has in the lives of countless others around the world. There is no dou ... discuss

Jesus' attitude is striking: we do not hear the words of scorn, we do not hear words of condemnation, but only words of love, of mercy, which are an invitation to conversation. "Neither do I condemn y ... discuss

SourceI, for the most part, no longer read "catholic" blogs and websites.  Far too many "catholic" blogs are filled with self-righteous hatred, anger, vitriol and condemnation of anyone who does ... discuss

We have a racism problem in this country. We have a problem with a lack of mobility between socioeconomic classes in this country. We have a problem with political leaders in both parties that cause f ... discuss

"The old evil was only hibernating. Now reawakened, instead of spouting hate words, it hides behind a supposed compassion and a call for respecting autonomy. But beneath that veneer, the infanticide m ... discuss

Dietrich Bonhoeffer once said, "Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not the speak is to speak. Not to act is to act." This quote was an indictment against ... discuss

Image source: ancoraonline.it.On Friday, as I’m sure most of you know, the Vatican Press released Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Predictably, everyone wh ... discuss

Handmade Jesus BannerIf Jesus ran for public office today, what would He do? This may seem to be a hypothetical question. In a way it is. This is to get us to ponder how to follow Jesus in the politi ... discuss

If abortion were criminalized. Would it be called murder? Would it be treated as such? What would happen to post-abortive women? If abortion were criminalized. Why pose such a hypothetical question? ... discuss

----Adapted from Russell Moore's article found here.This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on rape. Asked if pro-consent activism want ... discuss

This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on the slave trade. Asked if pro-freedom activism wants laws to punish men who receive slaves, the ... discuss

The following news release was issued on March 16, 2016.ST. PAUL — An effort to legalize assisted suicide in Minnesota appears to be dead after the bill's author withdrew her legislation this aftern ... discuss

Via the power of IFTTT Lent 2c, (February 21, 2016) Luke 13:31-35 TITLE: “Put Your Trust Where it Belongs” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text f ... discuss

Matthew 9:3 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’Matthew 12:7 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned ... discuss

On June 11, 1963, a Buddhist monk named Thích Quang Duc was among the procession of approximately 350 monks and nuns who surrounded the intersection at Phan Dinh Phung Boulevard and Le Van Duyet Stre ... discuss

The be nice campaign is a project of the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan and is spreading around west Michigan, even into your children's schools. Parents may want to consider the ramif ... discuss

Dear Fellow Followers of Jesus: These photos I have put up below are of three children that I was matched with through Compassion International, a Christian humanitarian nonprofit. I received their ... discuss

My family and I watched the first episode of "Born This Way" today. Its the new A&E reality show about a social group of young adults with Down syndrome in Los Angeles. These young people bowl togethe ... discuss

The debate over abortion has reignited in the United States in recent weeks, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to a Texas law that places new regulations upon abortion ... discuss

Sts. Cosmas and Damian: physicians and martyrs.Going to the hospital for, if not a life-threatening, at least a life-inconveniencing procedure under general anesthesia causes one to pause and meditate ... discuss

“Dear Mary, I feel so empowered by this whole experience; being able to continue with school without any interruption, has given me an incredible strength. I have a new found faith in people and in ... discuss

              The Gifts the Friends who gave them Hope   Every person who has suffered loss has faced the same choice: Surrend ... discuss

St. Ann, my name saint, is also my patroness for the year 2015.  July 26th is her feast day, so today is the day to begin her novena.  Here is the novena prayer I am saying.Novena Prayer to ... discuss

For behold the sovereign the Lord of hosts shall take away from Jerusalem, and from Juda the valiant and the strong, the whole strength of bread, and the whole strength of water.  The strong man, ... discuss

By Dave Andrusko, National Right to Life News -- The headline reporting on a Gallup poll is accurate as far as it goes but incomplete- "U.S. Support for Euthanasia Hinges on How It's Described: Suppo ... discuss

During Memorial Day weekend this year as we remember and honor all of our soldiers let us also remember that Saint Joan of Arc is the patron saint of soldiers for a very good reason. I can think of no ... discuss

Chrissy shopping in our local drugstore. My 13 year old daughter Chrissy with Down syndrome has a support person to help her reshape her behaviors so that she can get along better in everyday situatio ... discuss

March has been a busy month for our family.  Our little foster daughter turned one,  I had another great check up at the cancer center, we're plugging along with school work, house work, hea ... discuss

The Supreme Court Ruling striking down Canada's laws against assisted suicide is an extreme example of judicial overreach. Major social change like this should always come from elected repre ... discuss

re·gret/rəˈɡret/verbfeel sad, repentant, or disappointed over (something that has happened or been done, especially a loss or missed opportunity).nouna feeling of sadness, repentance, or disappoin ... discuss

There seem to be two camps when it comes to other people's opinion of those of us who foster children. Either they are fully supportive and paint you as a saint lavishing you with the praise you know ... discuss

Compassion Fatigue: a gradual numbing to the needs and hurt of others facilitated by being continually inundated with images and stories of extreme poverty and hardship while not experiencing those ev ... discuss

Emphasizing the importance of the religious vocation, Pope Francis announced that the year 2015 will be dedicated to Consecrated Life.  He said that all Christians are called to live in imitati ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... 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

CORNERSTONE CATHOLIC CONFERENCE NOTES OCT 25, 2014BUILDING A CULTURE OF LIFETACOMA CONVENTION CENTER, TACOMA, WA ABBY JOHNSON: Former Planned Parenthood director, now outspoken pro-life leader, a ... discuss

Many conservatives, Tea Party folks and Christians have mixed feelings about the GOP takeover of the US Senate yesterday. Not that it happened - it's progress in a certain way, and it's great that it' ... discuss

Back in 2010 I ordered a book from Tan Books entitled The 33 Doctors of the Church.* I got it because I was interested in finding out more about who those Doctors were, what they taught, & why they we ... discuss

October is the month dedicated to the Rosary. It is also the month dedicated to the protection of all human life. The Church is the Body of Christ whose mission is to help and defend the poor, the ... discuss

Many of us go into this adoption thing knowing adoption is hard, but the extent to that difficulty is often not grasped. It wasn't for me. I knew that both of our adopted kiddos had suffered trauma, ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

By Jane St. Clair A while ago I made a common sense argument that there is ... 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

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

Ranade-Krider COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Right to Life President Mike Gonidakis has announced that Stephanie Ranade-Krider will become the new executive director of Ohio's largest pro-life organization. Ra ... discuss

I remember my year in 5th grade quite well. Mr. Whitley was my teacher. He was one of three male teachers in the school, but the only African-American. I remember he was pretty darn ‘fly’ with ... discuss

In the realm of pro-life work, we often talk about the unborn child as the most vulnerable member of society. Indeed, with 21 percent of pregnancies ending in abortion, a person is more likely to die ... discuss

As we remember our soldiers this year during Memorial Day Weekend let us also remember that Saint Joan of Arc is the patron saint of all soldiers for good reason.  I can think of no better person ... discuss

Today bring to Me SOULS WHO HAVE BECOME LUKEWARM,* and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. These souls wound My Heart most painfully. My soul suffered the most dreadful loathing in the Garden ... discuss

Today bring to Me SOULS WHO HAVE BECOME LUKEWARM,* and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. These souls wound My Heart most painfully. My soul suffered the most dreadful loathing in the Garden ... discuss

A letter which could be written by an unborn child whose mother is about to murder through abortion. “Cold walls, cold table, soundless cry- Mom,  you won’t see your daughter- Don’t beli ... discuss

Pro-life activists Bud and Tara Shaver of Albuquerque, New Mexico, are often the targets of hate mail or e-mails.  Read the following Facebook post from Bud Shaver:Tara and I received "hate ... discuss

     Although there has been controversy surrounding whether infant and child sacrifice took place in Ancient Times, an Oxford study now confirms that it did indeed happen and the ... discuss

On the eve of the anniversary of America's January 22 commemoration of 55 million children slain by their cruel parents and given no funeral, no name, no grave, no chance ~ we learn that Colorado will ... discuss

On Saturday, 18 January 2014 Dubuque Co. Right to Life held its 30th Walk for Life. The walk is a prayful witness to the community of the value of every life, born & unborn. In part it is also to publ ... 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

HOMEI need to take a little time for research this week; our next topic, which will appear in the next two weeks, will be dissociation: how it relates to abortion and how it correlates to chronic illn ... discuss

The ongoing election campaign in Albuquerque to pass the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Ordinance" has resulted in several videos.  Some of these are undercover videos while others have a ... discuss

“Our passion is far reaching, yet it only needs to reach as far as the individual woman. We eschew political intrigues for the real action instead. We meet mothers where they are, where they need. ... discuss

Antoinette Tuff looked at the face of death at the Atlanta school where she is a secretary. The young man was full of hate and without hope. He was also armed with an AK-47 and other weapons. He wante ... discuss

On this anniversary-eve of my abortion, I'm trying to redirect my most negative thoughts.  I'm trying to think of the way my life has changed over the last few years, since I've begun talking abo ... discuss

I normally stay far away from the political areas of the prolife "fight."  The main reason being that the most effective weapon I have in my arsenal is the fact that I am a postabortive woman, bu ... 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

The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they said to him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. Now in the ... discuss

Abortion is undeniably a very polarized topic…and rightly so. Its debate is, in essence, the epitome of the struggle between right and wrong. In this case, however, innocent lives hang in the balanc ... discuss

Dear Prime Minister Stephen Harper,       May 3rd was officially National Prayer Day as well as the Crisis Pregnancy Center's Fundraiser Dinner in Winnipeg, and I took p ... discuss

Whether you ARE pro-choice, or pro-life with "exceptions" or pro-life and wanting to learn more about the cause this article is for you:When the topic of "abortion" is brought up in a conversation it ... discuss

"For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.  I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.  Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.&n ... discuss

Adapted from Mother's Day Sermon: May 8, 2011Associate Pastor Jeff RuddIntroduction: There has been enough said about mother’s over the years to fill an entire library. Everyone has their own idea o ... discuss

I believe in the total sovereignty of God and believe firmly that salvation comes entirely from God apart from any goodness, righteousness, or action on the part of man.  Many Christians, especia ... discuss

Here are excerpts from an article by Frances Ess.I almost had a heart attack one day when I discovered my six year old son and eleven year old daughter up a tree. My first instinct was to scream at t ... discuss

October 28, 2012. Today in the New York Times Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (Rahm’s brother), a famous bioethicist, wrote a similar column called “Four Myths About Doctor-Assisted Suicide.” W ... discuss

“Compassion and Choices” wants Arizona and other states to pass laws that allow doctors to poison their patients. They used to be “the Hemlock Society” but now they call themse ... discuss

ss="MsoNormal">April 9, 2012. … David Brooks wrote a touching column in the New York Times last week about an old man, with the surprisingly fitting name of Charles Darwin Snelling, who killed ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight I wrote “Thirty Logical Reasons to Vote No on Assisted Suicide” when the issue was on the ballot in Washington state.  It’s now on th ... discuss

The day after Election 2012 …. Thank you, Massachusetts, for voting against physician assisted suicide.  Our opponents carefully chose your state when they decided to put their initiative on yo ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight   Sunday, November 25, 2012 – This morning the New York Times’ lead editorial is about how everyone should consult their doctor or nurs ... discuss

“An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.” G.K. ChestertonRecently, the Department of Health (DoH) in the UK released the statistics of t ... discuss

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I wrote a previous post on Horton's attempts to show TULIP in the church fathers. Someone recently asked me to comment on a list of patristic citations that are supposed to show the Limited ... discuss

This is the first installment in my series "The strongest pro-choice argument", which will focus on analyzing and responding to Volume 39, Issue 5 of the Journal of Medical Ethics. Issue 5 is a specia ... discuss

Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ARE DETAINED IN PURGATORY, and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. Let the torrents of My Blood cool down their scorching flames. All these souls are greatly loved b ... discuss

Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ARE DETAINED IN PURGATORY, and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. Let the torrents of My Blood cool down their scorching flames. All these souls are greatly loved b ... discuss

First Day:Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me. ... discuss

First Day:Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me. ... discuss

by Rebekah O'Brien I had only been working for LifeSiteNews for a few weeks when a friend of mine came for a visit. She's one of my best friends, and she's an extraordinary person, full of lov ... discuss

by Shawn Carney - 40 Days for Life In the first days of a 40 Days for Life campaign, when abortion workers watch your peaceful presence outside their building, they do NOT like what they are seeing. T ... discuss

Tonight I ventured to adoration.  I had attempted to go last week but good intentions were thwarted by unruly children and my subsequent bad attitude.  Tonight, however, I felt that familiar ... discuss

Well, I'm rather dissappointed that my last few posts did not show up on my blog. I have been posting from my iPod, and using the Blogger app, but they never did show!Pope Benedict XVI, affectionately ... discuss

Over the weekend a good man died. Michael Schwartz passed into his eternal rest on Sunday February 3, 2013.  For those of us who have known this "happy warrior" as our friend Bob Morrison called ... discuss

Understanding the will of God can be difficult.   What am I typing?  It is not only daunting, but at times simply maddening.  It can include excitement at the prospect of His ... discuss




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