Topic: cross

Propers for Monday before EasterThe Collect.ALMIGHTY God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified; Mercifully grant that w ... discuss

Propers for Tuesday before EasterThe Collect.O LORD God, whose blessed Son, our Saviour, gave his back to the smiters and hid not his face from shame; Grant us grace to take joyfully the sufferings of ... discuss

Thomas More Society Sponsors 9th Annual Downtown Cross, Sunrise Service and Divine Mercy Contact: Tom Ciesielka, 312-422-1333, tc@tcpr.net CHICAGO, March 31, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- This Eas ... discuss

Apologetics 101: Why Do Catholics Keep Christ on the Cross? - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Blessed Paul VI celebrating Mass in the vernacularCredit:  rorate-caeli.blogspot.comI recently did a post [HERE] in which I discussed Father Z's reaction to the "whoopdeedoo", as he referred to i ... discuss

Mar 29 - Homily: Christ Reigns From the Cross Father compares the gospel from the blessing of the Palms to the Passion read during Mass, and observes that in less than a week, the people went from ... discuss

This text encapsulates one of the most important themes of this upcoming holy week: Christ’s willing sacrifice on the cross for His (and our) eventual glorification. We could all do well to medi ... 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

Text:  John 12:20-43Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.On this day we wave palm branches and sing boldly in honor of Jesus coming into Jerusalem.  We ... discuss

"Today, among urban Americans and Europeans, 'evangelical Christian' is sometimes a synonym for 'rube.' In liberal circles, evangelicals constitute one of the few groups that it's safe to mock openly. ... discuss

Duccio di Buoninsegna. Maestà (back, central panel): Jesus Accused by the Pharisees. 1308-11.The Passion of Our LordPETER'S DENIALSJesus having been much ill-used, is led into one of the courtya ... discuss

Contact: Joseph P. Cullen, Senior Communications Specialist, Knights of Columbus, 203-800-4923MEDIA ADVISORY, March 27, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- WHAT: Veneration of the "Relics of the Passion," i ... discuss

Holy Week is the week that changed the world. Here are 12 ways you can make this week more meaningful.1. PRAY  throughout the day, speaking to God just as you would to a close friend. Ask Him to ... discuss

With liberals, everything is always about politics, which means the rest of us must constantly be indoctrinated, lest we fail to see the light.  We can't just have music: we have to have some mes ... discuss

Cross-posted from Studio Brule – Dr. Warren Farrell, author of The Myth of Male Power, Why Men Are The Way They Are, Father and Child Reunion, and many other books on masculinity, and his sup ... discuss

And many women were there beholding from afar, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto Him” Matthew 27:55 These were the earliest of a great and noble army of holy women — attac ... discuss

 Michelangelo's PietáToday is the 24th Sunday in ordinary time, but it also is September 15, the day liturgically reserved for the memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. While miss the reading cycle f ... discuss

Bosch's Christ Carrying the CrossThe Christological treatises in the Summa Theologica make excellent Lenten reading. If you are looking for something for the short time remaining in Holy Week, I recom ... discuss

If you were in similar shoes as mine, which, alas, were not in Rome yesterday, I hope you enjoyed watching EWTN's production of the Mass of canonization as much as I did. (I think there's still an opp ... discuss

If you have 90 seconds to spare, be sure to go sign this petition of thanks to Cardinal Burke for his many years of exemplary service to the Church. Sign here.My thoughts are as follows.In every age, ... discuss

I thought I would publish some of my notes. Since 2011, I have been teaching Biblical Greek at JP Catholic University. One of the things that always surprised the students was how quickly they could r ... discuss

  From: thy Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2015 Subject: Old Pictures A little history !!!! ... discuss

Introduction It is the Time of the Passover in Jerusalem, about 30 A.D., and there were perhaps close to 2 million people in and around Jerusalem. This was the only time in His Ministry of 3 ½ years ... discuss

Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with Godsomething to be grasped.Rather, he emptied himself, taking the form of a slave,coming in human likeness;and found human ... discuss

St. Teresa of Jesus, famous for her mystical treatises, is less well-known for her songs of "pious recreation." Like her daughter St. Therese and her father and brother St. John of the Cross, she had ... discuss

also Sunday of the Passion29 March AD 2015 The Sunday before His crucifixion, our Lord Christ rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. Accompanied by His disciples, He heard the people crying, "Hosanna!" Thi ... discuss

Palm Sunday is a moveable feast in the Christian calendar which falls on the Sunday before Easter. In the Western church it must always fall on one of the 35 dates between March 15 and April 18.The fe ... discuss

  DARKNESS It was Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6:30pm.  Our Everett 40 Days for Life prayer had just started. I crossed the driveway to view the Planned Parenthood parking lot.  ... discuss

Mar 28 - Homily: Both Believe and Follow Father comments on today's Gospel, telling us that the high priests and Pharisees almost believed in Jesus, but yet rejected Him. We must both believe and f ... discuss

For 2000 years, as Christians have spread around the world they have spread the Good News. The first great missionary, St. Paul, writes to the church in Corinth in the mid-50's AD that the good news b ... discuss

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Today, the Friday after Passion Sunday, is dedicated to the honor of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary (in the Traditional Roman Catholic Calendar from before Vatican II).  This day is ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Secular Pro-Life says using signs for sidewalk counseling in front of abortion facilities can be good… or it can be very bad, dependi ... discuss

Contact: Joseph P. Cullen, Senior Communications Specialist, Knights of Columbus, 203-800-4923MEDIA ADVISORY, March 27, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- WHAT: Veneration of the "Relics of the Passion," i ... discuss

It is difficult to read today’s first reading and not think of the things going on in the world today. It seems Christians, especially Catholics, are persecuted more and more.  We are put to t ... discuss

St. John Paul II's Stations of the Cross ... discuss

\"You might be miseria (in misery) but standing right in front of you is Misericordia (mercy).\" Fr Barron  Great meditation today, one that everyone struggling with healing and forgiveness from ... discuss

During the Spanish-American War (1898), arising from a dispute over Cuba and Puerto Rico, the United States also acquired Guam and the Philippines. (For a brief note on the subsequent history of these ... discuss

Question: "Making the sign of the cross became a practice in the 4th century. The apostles, Christ and nobody in the ancient Church practiced it, so why should we?"This question is based on a false pr ... discuss

By Katie Heller, Web Writer One of my all time favorite T.V. shows is Friday Night Lights. If you haven’t seen it, please, do yourself a favor and watch it. The show follows the story of Eric Taylo ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Wes Modder holds several noteworthy titles – Reverend, Doctor, husband, father. And two more: Chaplain and Lt. Commander, U.S. Navy. Ch ... discuss

(in Irish - Aedh mac Carthin) was an early disciple and companion of Saint Patrick during the latter's missions into pagan territory. He is said to have been consecrated bishop of Clogher in Tyrone by ... discuss

Nottingham, England, Mar 25, 2015 / 02:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In preparation for the reinternment of the remains of Richard III, a 15th century English king whose body was only recently rediscovered, ... discuss

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Credit:  www.world-wide-art.comJames Christensen - The AnnunciationToday is an important solemnity in the Catholic Church. Today is the story of true greatness unrecognized by a world dazzled on ... discuss

Getting to the Point: I've Got a Blank Space, Baby!: Arise — go! Sell all you possess. Give it directly, personally to the poor. Take up My cross (their cross) and follow Me, going to the poor... d ... discuss

Dismantling the Cross by Patricia Snow | Articles | First Things div> ... discuss

25 March, New Testament Luke 1:26-38 tells us how the angel Gabriel announced to Mary of Nazareth that she had been chosen to be the mother of the Christ and her response. Mary, a virgin pledged to m ... discuss

In the first chapter of Luke we read how the angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she had been chosen to be the mother of the Christ, and how Mary answered, "Here I am, the handmaid of the Lord. Let i ... discuss

Hussein Obama refuses to call ISIS Islamic terrorists. Over and over it is said by military and others - "You can't defeat an enemy unless you define it." We continue to poorly define who and what Hu ... discuss

Wouldn't it be something if you could write a letter to a brother or sister in Christ who was being persecuted for their allegiance to Jesus? I mean, a real letter that would actually get to these bel ... discuss

Mar 24 - Homily: Remedy of the Cross Fr. Joseph refers to both the first reading and today's Gospel, comparing the remedy of the raised bronze serpent which was a cure for the poison of the snake b ... discuss

We have probably all had the experience of trying to solve some knotty problem unsuccessfully, onto to come up with the answer later, while doing something completely unrelated. This week along there ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2015 / 03:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent meeting with Japan's bishops, Pope Francis discussed how the country's brutal history of Christian persecution has given way to the ... discuss

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrated a Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the former king in Leicester today From The Catholic Herald (UK)Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said that offering a Re ... discuss

Text: Mark 10:35-45Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.I am addicted to glory my friends!  There is no doubt about it that I want glory and I am pretty conv ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 22, 2015 / 04:48 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' full slate of events for Holy Week includes plans for a traditional Stations of the Cross, Easter Masses and a universal blessing ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 22, 2015 / 10:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Sunday invited members of Rome's homeless community to join volunteers in handing out copies of the Gospel to pilgrims in Saint ... discuss

In his remarkably profound book, Lift Up You Heart, Bishop Fulton Sheen said, “The Cross is the most inescapable reality of life. If we will not accept it outside of ourselves, to pardon us and to h ... discuss

The tide is rolling in. But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD. I will place my law within them and write it upon their hearts; I will be t ... discuss

The following 'Funeral Service Sermon' is posted with family permission.  May the Lord give to the family of Ashley Ann Anderson, and all who mourn, comfort in their grief and a sure confidence i ... discuss

Chapter 2 GIF — ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND THE EGG In the little world in which children have their existence… there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt as injustice. — Charles Dickens So ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Mar 21, 2015 / 08:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his one-day trip to Naples, Pope Francis made a stop at the local prison where he reminded inmates that God is rich in mercy and that noth ... discuss

University of Texas-Arlington pro-abortion students have tried shutting down the Pro-Life Mavericks’ cross display with both petitions and vandalism, but to no avail. They’ve now decided ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer You’ve seen the headlines: Fire Chief Axed for His Faith Florist Sued after Refusing to Violate Her Conscience Christian Cake Artist Ordered to Undergo Ree ... discuss

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By SOPHIE DRUFFNERWhen his parents saw him,they were astonished,and his mother said to him,“Son, why have you done this to us?Your fat ... discuss

For those who are counting, this is the 300th edition of Free Stuff Fridays. Do the math, and that means readers have won somewhere around 4,500 books. Not bad! This week’s Free Stuff Fr ... discuss

While an ordinary Catholic will no doubt be familiar with genuflecting.  After all, everyone is supposed to genuflect towards to Real Presence of our Lord in the Eucharist while in the Church. &n ... discuss

Traditional Catholics will be familiar with the fact that the Feast of the Body of Christ (Corpus Christi) is kept on a separate date than the Feast of the Precious Blood.  The Feast of the Preci ... discuss

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mar 19, 2015 / 02:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After having his previous excommunication lifted in 2009, Bishop Richard Williamson has again incurred the canonical penalty upon illi ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 5 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 and Matthew 5:27-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. In the prev ... discuss

Red Cross Knight I read through Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves with my youngest two children a couple years ago.  I don’t know about them, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Here’s another vers ... discuss

This is a re-post from 2009, when Anne-with-an-e was 15:~~~~~When Anne-with-an-e was much younger, she was very sensitive. A picture of Jesus on the Cross could reduce her to tears. Singing certain hy ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: It seems so early, but eager candidates are already lining up to become the Republican nominee for President in the important race of 2016. There has already been one showcasin ... discuss

Werewolf CopWe've gotten used to seeing lots of urban fantasy but not by the likes of Andrew Klavan who is known for hard-edged thrillers. I read reviews regularly at Brandywine Books where Lars is a ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 18, 2015 / 11:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis recognized on Wednesday the heroic virtue of seven persons on the path of canonization, including a young Italian laywoman, as well ... discuss

I believe in the mercy of God. It is there for each one of us as He draws us to Himself. This mercy is not contingent on what we may do, we cannot earn it, is waiting there for us, born on the cross ... discuss

I read a lot of books. I read a lot of books because I just plain love to read, and a read a lot of books because, as a reviewer, I receive a lot of them and am always trying to keep ahead of ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 18 is St. Cyril of Jerusalem, a fourth century theologian, bishop, and Doctor of the Church, whose writings remain significant as examples of the theology of the Church ... discuss

was born in Jerusalem around 315, and became bishop of that city in about 349. The years between the Council of Nicea (325) and the Council of Constantinople (381) were troubled years, in which the Ch ... discuss

Let's see if I can put words to what my heart is feeling as I mark five years without my baby girl.Through tears these past few days, God has been working some things out within me. He has been whispe ... discuss

Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE, is the director of EPC International and lives near Avignon France.Dr Kevin FitzpatrickFrance is in danger of buying a deadly illusion: that terminal sedation is neither assi ... discuss

Have you ever wondered why we Lutherans focus so much on the doctrine of baptism?  Have you ever had someone respond with extreme negativity towards you over the teaching of infant baptism?What i ... discuss

17 March AD 466 Pádraig (Patrick, Padraic), one of the best-known missionary saints, was born to a Christian family in southwest Britain around the year 389. While he was a teenager, raiders capture ... discuss

Text: Numbers 21:4-9 and John 3:14-21Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.You have been bitten in the leg.  The fangs have punctured your skin.  The ven ... discuss

Rarely does a Scripture leap out at me as powerfully as today's impromptu reading of Matthew's account of the Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane. In Matt 26:45, it reads, "So leaving them again, He wen ... discuss

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St. Catherine of SienaCredit:  www.discerninghearts.comI recently did a post on traditional Catholics and the emphasis they place on external worship, citing the fact that this can be a very dang ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In the ancient world, the pseudo sciences of alchemy, astrology and magic prevailed in backgrounds of secrecy and darkness. To produce the magical elixir that transforms ... discuss

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Vatican City, Mar 13, 2015 / 02:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy interview with a Mexican multimedia group Pope Francis hit on several topics including his visit to the U.S., where he symbolically ... discuss

Saturday of the Third Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By GABY HUNDZATo some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: “Two men ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Mar 15, 2015 / 06:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis lamented today’s terrorist attacks against two Christian churches – one of them Catholic & ... discuss

Image source: conformingtojesus.com.First Reading: 2 Chronicles 36:14-16,19-23Responsorial: Psalm 137:1-6Second Reading: Ephesians 2:4-10Gospel: John 3:14-21The first reading recalls the fall of the k ... discuss

Every now and again I like to share a new song I’ve found. Recently I’ve really been enjoying one titled “Jerusalem,” written by Jonny Robinson, Rich Thompson, and Tiarne ... discuss

Centurion at Calvary (Gaius or Lucius Cassius called "Longinus" by tradition.) In the Gospel of St. Luke beginning in the 15th Chapter and the 39th Verse it is written, "So when the centurion saw that ... discuss

The real message that rises above the din of condemnations is one that all of us in leadership positions in the Church and Catholic organizations must carefully consider. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileo ... discuss

Protest march at OU. (Photo source: Legal Insurrection.)When an unapologetically über-conservative man and a hard-core leftist woman agree on a point, you can almost bet your life savings the truth i ... discuss

An Act of Love: Stations of the Cross for Priests & Laity div> ... discuss

The Five Holy Wounds of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the Third Sunday of LentIntroit: Philippians ii: 8-9Our Lord Jesus Christ humbled Himself unto death, even unto death upon the Cross: Therefor ... discuss

A doctor who strangled his girlfriend in order to force her to swallow the deadly abortion pill and destroy the life of her unborn baby after she informed him she is pregnant, has been allowed to keep ... discuss

Canadian pro-life advocates are launching a new national campaign to highlight the radical pro-abortion views of Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. Campaign Life Coalition Youth and the Canadian Centre fo ... discuss

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Book Details: • Author: Scott James • Publisher: New Growth Press (2015) • Format: hardback • Page Count: 48 • ISBN#: 9781939946577 • List Price: $13.99 • Rating: Must Read Publi ... discuss

Damascus, Syria, Mar 12, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the fourth anniversary of the beginning of the Syrian civil war approaches, the head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church has called for a ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 4 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 and Matthew 5:21-26Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Tonigh ... discuss

Without warning, we here at man with black hat went on hiatus, for reasons to be explained herein. So much has happened in the Church and in the world during this time, much of which in the former rea ... discuss

Plants closed or soon to be closedby Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The folks at the Environmental Protection Agency, starting with a long line of its administrators that now includes Gina McCarthy ... discuss

 Want to Elect a Pro-Life President? Here’s what NOT to do By Andrew Bair Editor’s note. This appeared on page six of the March digita ... discuss

By ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI/CNA/EWTN NEWS | ROME — The bishop who preached the final Lenten spiritual exercises for St. John Paul II has been chosen to prepare meditations for the Way of the Cr ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Mar 11, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishop who preached the final Lenten spiritual exercises for St. John Paul II has been chosen to prepare meditations for the Way of the Cross ... discuss

The pro-life movement is united in its goal of electing a pro-life president in 2016. The Obama presidency brought us two new pro-abortion Supreme Court justices, a healthcare law that expands abortio ... discuss

It's a thing. Learn more about it. Here two interesting articles. Aleteia has a interview with Robert Cardinal Sarah of Guinea. Read it all here.    "God has always involved Africa in his ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Wesley J. Smith has been writing about the animal rights movement – which sets itself up as anti-human – for quite some time. N ... discuss

HEAD CROSS COUNTRY AND TRACK AND FIELD COACH Education: University/College, FT EmployeeBelmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC)Belmont Abbey College, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Confe ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Mar 10, 2015 / 07:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis gave a recent interview with an Argentinian shanty town's community paper, where he touched on how he feels about ISIS threats and j ... discuss

Contact: Rick Dack, Defending the Bible Intl., 763-913-0351, 952-933-1979 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., March 10, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Stewie Griffin of FOX's Family Guy stated in January 2015 that Je ... discuss

Making it Clearer - This is a fantastic bit of writing from Jeremy Walker as he responds to a series on the twentieth anniversary of the founding of Evangelicals and Catholics Together. Y ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon University of Michigan alumna Brooke Kendrick knew she carried a gene for adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), a genetic condition that any male child she bore would likely inherit. ALD, a r ... discuss

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The pro-life movement is united in its goal of electing a pro-life president in 2016. The Obama Presidency brought us two new pro-abortion Supreme Court justices, a healthcare law that expands abortio ... discuss

Barbara Ortiz Howard and Susan Ades Stone are making headlines as they push to get a female on a U.S. banknote by 2020. They’ve created the non-profit Women on 20s and have chosen the 20 dollar bill ... discuss

“First of all,  a baby ought to be happy; and no silly fables about crying being good for it, and expanding its lungs, can explain the fact that crying means hunger or pain, and that the former ... discuss

Text: John 2:13-22Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.I did a Google search of Jesus this week.  Yes, I googled Jesus on the internet in order to see all of ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 8, 2015 / 10:28 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis drew a penitential lesson from Jesus’ Cleansing of the Temple, encouraging Christians to allow Jesus to drive out  “ ... discuss

This is sad and I have a bad feeling as to what is coming…: The Story: Iraq’s government is investigating reports that the ancient archaeological site of Khorsabad in northern Iraq is the ... discuss

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York created quite a stir by comparing the IRA to the ISIS saying "The IRA claimed to be Catholic. They were baptized. They had a Catholic identity. But what they were d ... discuss

Adding the made up "15th Station of the Cross" (The Resurrection) is something I can hardly stand because it sends a terrible message. One might counter - "Wow, you are a terrible person for saying th ... discuss

The Apostle John thoroughly describes the scene when Jesus dies at his crucifixion. This part struck me tonight as I meditated.John 19:31 It was the day of preparation, and the Jewish leaders didn't w ... discuss

Last night, Tim Gunn from Project Runway headlined a luncheon for Planned Parenthood of South Texas. Gunn recently admitted that initially he was hesitant about accepting an offer to speak because of ... discuss

ace I have yet to venture. It is distant, remote, and unreachable on my own. The divide impedes my every attempt at venturing outside the complacency of familiarity. It is a chasm of my own making a ... discuss

For the first time in 30 years, the West Virginia legislature has overriden a gubernatorial veto. With its vote today, the West Virginia state Senate overrode Governor Ear Ray Tomblin’s veto of ... discuss

John Paul II's Stations of the Cross ... discuss

The Most Holy Shroud of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the Second Sunday of LentMass in Some PlacesFrom the pre-1955 Missal  Introit: Philippians ii: 8-9Our Lord Jesus Christ humbled Himself u ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: Does praying on the sidewalk in front of an abortion business do any good? “You bet!” said one of the volunteers at a 40 Days for Life vigil. It ... discuss

by Sean Hackbarth, Contributing Author: Something to think about after the Senate failed to override President Obama's Keystone XL veto is that not long ago, pipelines weren’t tied up in regulatory ... discuss

Behind them: a cloudy sky, a Church with a golden cross shining on top. To their left, a symbol of the ancient civilization they descended from and to their right, the tattered ruins of their current ... discuss

p://img.photobucket.com/albums/v226/inspiredhome/ID-1005754_zpsvi1fknmp.jpg" alt="Quill Writing" /> My chief desire in all my writings, is to exalt the Lord Jesus Christ and make Him beautiful and gl ... discuss

Thursday of the Second Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By FR ALFONSE NAZZAROJesus said to the Pharisees:  "There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptu ... discuss

This was our schedule for a bit when my youngest two children were doing year 2 of AmblesideOnline. AO’s booklist has changed here and there, so it’s probably not an accurate reflection of ... discuss

John Paul II's Stations of the Cross ... discuss

 Pro-abortion Super PAC Emily’s List lauds pro-abortion Hillary Clinton By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion Hillary Clinton, speaking at EMILY ... discuss

Lent is a time when we are called to look at our sinfulness through the sacrificial love of Jesus Christ.  There is a temptation when we look at our sinfulness to get stuck there. We keep the fo ... discuss

Lincoln, Neb., Mar 5, 2015 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On March 9, hundreds of same-sex couples will flood Nebraska’s county clerk offices to receive marriage licenses for the first time in the ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 5 is St. John Joseph of the Cross, a Franciscan priest who practiced self-denial in order to grow in the virtue of charity.Saint John Joseph of the Cross was born on the ... discuss

By JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND | SOUTH BEND — Today, the University of Notre Dame bid farewell to Holy Cross Father Theodore Hesburgh, its beloved former president who exemplified the confident d ... discuss

Piran’s family origins are obscure; tradition says he came from Ireland. Spent his youth in south Wales where he founded a church in Cardiff. Received religious schooling at the monastery of Saint C ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 3 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 Romans 13:1-7Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. We have lear ... discuss

/Credit:  pixgood.com"Jesus is God, therefore His love, His Thirst, is infinite. He the creator of the universe,asked for the love of His creatures.He thirst for our love… These words:‘I Thir ... discuss

WASHINGTON/March 3, 2015/NRLC - Earlier today West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed HB 2568, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Both the state House of Delegates and the state Se ... discuss

I should face it: we'll never be able to afford a real pilgrimage. That's okay. I make a short pilgrimage every morning to the coffee pot, and there I am fueled for the prayers, works, joys, and suffe ... discuss

The West Virginia state House overwhelmingly overrode a veto issued by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin of a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on unborn babies who studies show can ... discuss

Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent(Click here for readings) By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Heed me, O LORD,and listen to what my adversaries say.Must good be repaid with evilthat th ... discuss

The well-known former president of University of Notre Dame, Father Theodore Hesburgh, has died. At the age of 97, Fr. Hesburgh died Feb. 26 at the Holy Cross House in Notre Dame, Indiana. Born i ... discuss

Why Pray the Stations of the Cross? 8 Reasons from Pope Francis - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Interview: Cross, Shroud, Gospel: CNN Looks at the Evidence - Aleteia div> ... discuss

The Gospel for the Third Sunday of Lent puts Jesus’ knowledge of our human nature so clearly: He really knew what... The post The Wisdom of the Cross appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

                     Katharine Drexel at 16                             &nb ... discuss

by Norm Beznoska Jr.: With today's world event, I can't help but compare the words of three American presidents. Two who truly loved our country – President George Washington and President Ronald ... discuss

By ANTO AKKARA | NEW DELHI — Condemnations were issued last week by a broad cross-section of Indian society following a controversial statement by the chief of India’s Hindu national ... 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

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: The call to participate in 40 Days for Life is a call to pray and fast for an end to abortion. We say a lot about prayer ... but we don’t always sa ... discuss

Sometimes the test is almost impossible. God put Abraham to the test. He called to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am!” he replied. Then God said: “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love ... discuss

Text: Mark 8:27-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s Gospel Reading we hear that the Apostle Peter certainly did not like the idea of the cro ... discuss

Only evil minded people profit from confusion in the hearts and minds of Catholics. They're able to sneak in their wicked agendas weakening the faith and self understanding of the faithful.Michael Vor ... discuss

US-POLITICS-RIGHTS-HOLDER Eric only does serious news shows with actual journalists, such as Al Sharpton and Melissa Harris-Perry. Via BPR President Obama’s controversial attorney general is fina ... discuss

Question: "This article was sent to me as "proof" that Lent is contrary to the scriptures: http://www.pastormike.com/lent-and-why-i-dont/ How do we respond?"The author of this article has to concede t ... discuss

In meditating on the Way of the Cross today, I thought about all the people who were there and who am I in that crowd.  You have the crowd itself, noisy, enjoying the spectacle, yelling and not t ... discuss

“My words shall utter the uprightness of my heart: and that which my lips know they shall speak sincerely.”  ERV (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  Psalm 45: ... discuss

John Paul II's Biblical Way of the Cross ... discuss

The Sacred Lance and Nails of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the First Sunday of LentMass Said in Some Places Introit: Ps. xxi: 17-18 et 15They have pierced my hands and my feet: they have numbered ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 2 of 6 Texts:  Exodus 20:1-17 and Hebrew 4:1-16Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Last we ... discuss

Born 26 February AD 1530; transferred from 25 June David Chytraeus (Chyträus) was born in Ingelfingen, Württemberg on 26 February 1531 to Matthew and Barbara Kochhafe. Kochhafe (German) and χυτ ... discuss

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fM">via the power of IFTTT   Lent 1, (February 22, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Mark 1:9-15) TITLE: “Baptized Into Temptation with Christ” Grac ... discuss

This Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday mark the Lenten Ember Days.  I've written on the Ember days many times previously so I will not rehash the same information.  Instead I will offer a new ... discuss

I definetly don't get on this blog like I used to. My family is more my focus, as a matter of fact it wasn't too long ago I swore I'd give this blog up. Since the wife expects me to leave her alone oc ... discuss

Text: John 15:1-6Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It is certainly obvious from this parable in our Gospel reading that Jesus deserves all the credit for decla ... discuss

Icon of the 21 Coptic Holy New Martyrs Written by Tony Rezk(Click on it to enlarge it)Brothers and Sisters: May the Peace of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ be with all of you.This, according to Vati ... discuss

First Reading: Genesis 9:8-15Psalm 25:4-6,7-9Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:18-22Gospel: Mark 1:12-15In the first reading, God makes a covenant with every mortal being on earth through Noah: “Never again ... discuss

I've been trying to fight the symptoms for a while now but it's come to the point where I have to admit it: I have mild depression... and it stinks. Yes, the doctor has confirmed that I have been disp ... discuss

Friday after Ash Wednesday, (February 20, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Funeral Service for George L. Wirts (John 14:1–6) 
 TITLE: “The Way, the ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1.The look of my Domestic Church - from the beauty and festivity of St. Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras -to the simplicity of Lent2. I am always in a ... discuss

Friday Stations of the Cross ... discuss

This reliquary contains the Crown of Thorns of our Lord as recovered by King St. Louis IX.The Friday after Ash Wednesday in the Traditional Missal before 1955 has a "Mass in Some Places" that may be s ... discuss

Ash Wednesday, (February 18, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn 
(Matthew 6:1–6, 16–20) Part One of a Nine Part Series on the Lord’s Prayer ... discuss

Recently, I finished listening to the ChristianAudio version of R.C. Sproul’s helpful introduction to systematic theology. Everyone’s A Theologian is practical and accessible. Sproul expla ... 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

"The observance of Lent is the very badge of the Christian warfare. By it we prove ourselves not to be enemies of the cross of Christ. By it we avert the scourges of divine justice. By it we gain stre ... discuss

Tomorrow is the start of Lent - Ash Wednesday! In my home we will finally unplug the lighted tree out front and some Christmas lights I have left over the mantel. We will take down the corn stalks I ... discuss

Today, Catholic Spiritual Direction features "Chastity: A Hymn to God's Providence," a wonderful review of my new book The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition). Father Angelo Geiger writes:Dawn has ... 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

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt New Feminism, Jennifer Lahl decries California’s new bill that would allow birth certificates to become politi ... discuss

Guess what? You've just been prayed for (by me) and blessed by God!How did this happen?Simple. Once you understand — or probably better worded — once you believe — that God can and does do ... discuss

It is good to have close friendships with members of the opposite sex. Relational apologetics is a topic I’ve been speaking about a lot this year. Often I tell the story of my friendship with Deanna ... discuss

The American Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke does not give intothe changes in the Vatican since the advent of Pope Francis. Dismissed at theend of 2013 from the Congregation for Bishops, the equivalent of ... discuss

As I meditated yesterday on the presence of God, I returned to the image of Christ's descent from the cross, after he died, as he was prepared for a quick burial. I placed myself in the scene. I wante ... discuss

fM">IFTTT Epiphany 4b, (February 2, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Mark 1:21–28) TITLE: “Cleansed by the Authority of Jesus” Grace to you and peace ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1.Izzy did this painting last fall.  I love the colors, and I especially love the addition of the little villages in the side bars.2. While Izz ... discuss

Last night I was meditating on the presence of God, practicing something new to me, the Daily Examen, started 500 years ago by the Catholic saint, Ignatius Loyola. It is prayer and meditation com ... discuss




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