Topic: desire

Good read on essential oils: our primary concerns are as follows: (1) We are concerned when essential oils (or other alternative treatments) are marketed as having spiritual benefits that should only ... discuss

Good read on essential oils: our primary concerns are as follows: (1) We are concerned when essential oils (or other alternative treatments) are marketed as having spiritual benefits that should only ... discuss

The desire to express and create is central to being human. It touches on that divine spark that rests in every human being.[1] I believe our creative natures are tied to the Image of God the Creator ... discuss

Wednesday of the Seventeeth Week in Ordinary Time (Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“When I found your words, I devoured them;they became my joy and the happiness of my heart,Be ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jul 30, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA).- An LGBT activist foundation headed by a former Obama White House staffer gave a $200,000 grant to a dissenting Catholic coalition to target the upcoming ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: In the same way Americans are discovering that the Cold War that was waged from the end of World War Two until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 is not ... discuss

This would be my weekly after therapy clearing the brain stuff, but it’s not because my therapist was a no-show for the second week in a row.  That would make a really hilarious scene in a blac ... discuss

(Zenit.org) — In April of this year the Vatican hosted the Conference on Combating Human Trafficking, bringing together both law enforcement professionals and social workers involved in the battle ... discuss

There are many things I love about Pope Francis. But there are issues that concern me too...especially his off the cuff remarks. It always makes me thing of the wartime slogan, "Loose lips sink ships. ... discuss

THSC 2014 Encouragement by Chocolate I had all these words floating around in my mind over the past few days… words that tried to somehow grasp at buttoning up the experience of THSC and present ... discuss

Tamara asked:... did you ever have a child who *wanted* to do things like pre-reading worksheets? And if so, did you just let that be while it lasted? That's a great question, and the answer is, ... discuss

Well here's a charge I haven't heard before.  The blogger at Meditatio  writes: As I’m “homeschooling” right now, I’m kind of looking suspiciously at some homeschooling moms who ... discuss

I saw it the other day. I saw that thing I want, that thing I am sure I need, that thing that holds the key to my happiness. With it I will be complete. Without it I will always be lackin ... discuss

Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary(Click here for readings) Jesus proposed a parable to the crowds.  “The Kingdom of heaven may be likened to a man ... discuss

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29 July AD 1030; transferred to 27 July Ólafr Haraldsson (also known as Olav, Olafe, Oláfr hinn helgi, and Olavus rex) was born in 995 to Harald Grenske and Åsta Gudbrandsdatter. While Snoore says ... discuss

The Collect.O GOD, who hast prepared for those who love thee such good things as pass man's understanding; Pour into our hearts such love toward thee, that we, loving thee above all things, may obtain ... discuss

Israel is not tame. But she is good. If a poacher shoots arrows at a pride of sleeping lions, are the lions to blame for rousing and defending themselves? What does one say of the shooter when he inte ... discuss

Okay, when you get an hour, you NEED to watch this documentary called “Desire of the Everlasting Hills.”  Krista and I watched it on Friday night and were convinced this is the best examp ... discuss

June 26 is the memorial of St. Joachim (whose name means "Yahweh prepares") and St. Anne (whose name in Hebrew means "grace"), the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the grandparents of Jesus. Tra ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 25, 2014 / 04:07 am (CNA).- Dan, Rilene and Paul knew that once their stories were out, life would not be the same. “We’ve been advised not to google ourselves,R ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Howard Pyle’s version of The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, the Tanner sings a ballad entitled “The Wooing of Sir Keith” in which an old, ugly woman ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: The shocking announcement that Microsoft is cutting 18,000 jobs is still sinking in. Most of those employees do not have a realistic chance of obtaining as good a job as the one ... discuss

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted on the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) this week. While this treaty has a warm and fuzzy name, it could ha ... discuss

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted on the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) this week. While this treaty has a warm and fuzzy name, it could have a dangerous ... discuss

By THOMAS L. McDONALD | In Desire of the Everlasting Hills, the most powerful moments occur when the action of grace breaks through and changes a life. In a film that’s attempting to chang ... discuss

Abortion activists claim pro-lifers are engaging in a “war on women: by passing legislation to protect women and unborn children from abortion. But a new expose’ video catches a Planned Pa ... discuss

By THOMAS L. McDONALD | In Desire of the Everlasting Hills, the most powerful moments occur when the action of grace breaks through and changes a life. In a film that’s attempting to chang ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco The Church reads the signs of the times. This year, she is poised to address the challenges wrought to evangelization by advocacy for the redefinition of marriage, secular divorce ... discuss

BWesley Smithy Wesley Smith - Published in the Weekly Standard, (Link)July 28, 2014 edition.Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmi ... discuss

The first time I caught a glimpse of Verizon's "Inspire Her Mind" ad I thought to myself, good grief.   If this ad is to believed fathers are participants in a conspiracy to drive their dau ... discuss

The mayor of New York has expressed his desire for the Pope to visit New York on his much-awaited and probable 2015 visit to the U.S. Mayor Bill de Blasio met at the Vatican with Secretary of State ... discuss

Among the Republicans inside-the-Beltway, there's no desire to fight for a smaller government. There's an acceptance of what is, and they claim it's rooted in this is what the American people are voti ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 22, 2014 / 04:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has released Pope Francis’ schedule for the first of this two-day trip to the Italian city of Caserta, where he will later mee ... discuss

Desire of the Everlasting Hills from Everlasting Hills on Vimeo. ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> margin-right: 5px;" src="http://cc.org/sites/default/files/PalIsra147_9.jpg?1405959944" alt="" height="137" width="147" />Whoever wins the war of public opinion will smell victor ... discuss

I Used to Be Pro-Choice, Pro-Choice to the Core, Th ... discuss

Every morning, the faithfulness of the sun touches our eyelids. Unfortunately, the faithfulness of the alarm clock also reaches our ears. We slowly rise from the pillow, sneak out from under the sheet ... discuss

A note from the editor: We’ve been running a little low here at EO, but don’t fear. We’ll be back up to speed at some point in the relatively near future. Apologies to Nick Dalbey, w ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux “If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!” This famous quote attributed to St. Catherine of Sienna could very well describe the good fruit of the secon ... discuss

This is not the post I intended for today, but it is the post that is necessary. I am failing in being like Christ. For 17 months now my husband’s elderly parents have lived in our house. These ... discuss

Download Link:  Click HereText:  Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.Like last week’s parable of the farmer and the diff ... discuss

"In order to understand truly how to use the Law, you must divide man into two parts and keep the two clearly separated, namely, the old man and the new man, as St. Paul divided man. Leave the new man ... discuss

From behind a smoking sniper rifle high atop his ivory tower peers the secular-”progressive.” He surveys his many victims, strewn across the American landscape below and mockingly sneers, “War o ... discuss

Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis My rating: 5 of 5 stars No accident that Imitation of Christ is, second to the Bible, the most beloved book in Christendom. Filled with sound doctrine and ti ... discuss

When I recently spoke at a homeschooling conference, I wanted to be sure I had enough to say, so of course I over-prepared. There was a section of a talk that I didn't even get to, so it comes to you ... discuss

It has been two and a half years since I bled on the internet, and today I am going to break that streak. Let’s give it a whirl. What the heck. YOLO. Fear has always controlled me. When I was 17 ... discuss

The above title is a question I have been asking for the last 5 years. As the economy continued in the doldrums one has to wonder. Now many of you may be asking who is Peggy Joseph? The answer is that ... discuss

Jul 18 - Homily: Charity and Sacrifice Father Maximilian demonstrates how today's saint in his charity for the poor and suffering lived out the words of scripture "I desire mercy and not sacrifice. ... discuss

The infamous Mexican “Death Train” – called 'La Bestia"["The Beast'] – on which tens of thousands of illegal alien children from Central America are traveling through Mexicoto the United ... discuss

Matt Lauer gives The Captain love. Derek Jeter has been a darned good ballplayer; but the media hype surrounding his final appearance at the All-Star Game transformed him into a god. Is progressive gu ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 17, 2014 / 07:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican confirmed today that Pope Francis will travel twice to the city where an evangelical pastor from Buenos Aires is living in order to ... discuss

July 17th, besides being the Feast of St. Alexius (III Class), is dedicated to the Humility of the Blessed Virgin Mary in some parts of the world.The following is taken from Father Lawrence G. Lovasik ... discuss

Kabul, Afghanistan, Jul 16, 2014 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than a month after the kidnapping of Fr. Alexis Prem Kumar, S.J. near the Afghan city of Herat, his order continues to advocate for h ... discuss

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"We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised." I Corinthians 4:10 Some weeks ago, I asked the Lord, "When are you ... discuss

Excerpted from A Return to Order By John Horvat II  In looking at the debate over immigration, it is almost automatically assumed ... discuss

'If God seems slow in responding, it is because He is preparing a better gift. He will not deny us. God withholds what you are not yet ready for. He wants you to have a lively desire for His greates ... discuss

 Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: A poll released today by ABC News and the Washington Post is getting a lot of publicity. It purports to show that the country supports Barack Obama on the issue ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. The following two paragraphs are taken from Boston College professor of theology Lisa Sowle Cahill’s America magazine review of Sr. Margaret Farley, R.S.M.’s controvers ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday, July 15, is the memorial of St. Bonaventure, Doctor of the Church.Bonaventure was born in the small town of Bagnoregio, Tuscany, Italy in 1221 and received the baptismal name ... discuss

There's a good article at Spero Forum addressing the opinions of St. Thomas Aquinas on immigration. Here are a few paragraphs that sum up some essentials:These are some of the thoughts of Saint Thomas ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 998 Proper of Seasons: 485 Common of Virgins: 1777 Supplement to the Liturgy of the Hours: Page 9 Christian Pr ... discuss

The following is a series from Pastor John S. Torell and is entitled "Operating in the Spirit Realm".  The purpose of these messages is as follows:"The purpose of this series is to mentally prepa ... discuss

I recently encountered a piece of commentary entitled Moral Equivalence, Moral Idiocy by Bruce Thornton; an excellent item explaining exactly what is going on in the “Arab-Israeli dispute.” ... discuss

12 July AD 1998 Bo Harald Giertz was born 31 August 1905 in Räpplinge, Borgholm, Öland (Kalmar), Sweden. He came from a prominent family and his father was a noted surgeon and head of one of Sweden ... discuss

President Obama says he doesn't want to go to thesouthern border because he's not interested in photo ops.Since when? ~ Gary Varvel (editorial cartoonist) by Rick Manning: The invasion of Am ... discuss

Ninety-one! When I learned that there are some World War II veterans still alive at age 107 I warned my family not to count on my leaving anytime soon. I could still be around for another seventeen ... discuss

This past Saturday, in Belfast, thousands of pro-life demonstrators from both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland joined to send a clear message to their respective governments that “the li ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 10, 2014 / 08:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Theodore Mascarenhas, who was appointed Wednesday to be an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Ranchi in India's eastern state of Jharkha ... discuss

By Wesley Smith - published on his blog on July 9, 2014Wesley SmithThe people at Compassion and Choices are blatantly mendacious. And the media do not care.In the wake of the Diane Rehm story, in whic ... discuss

Thanks Jim FoxNews.com A new study finds that an increase in concealed carry permits has accompanied a decrease in murder. (AP) A dramatic spike in the number of Americans with permits to carry conce ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 10, 2014 / 07:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced earlier today that Pope Francis has decided to pay a private visit to an evangelical pastor who is a close friend from his ... discuss

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2014/07/dean-weingarten/students-comfortable-guns-idaho-campus/Students Comfortable with Guns on Idaho CampusBy Dean Weingarten on July 8, 2014As I foll ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. The Guttmacher Institute, an organization founded as the research arm of Planned Parenthood and dedicated to the promotion of contraception and abortion, issued a statement cal ... discuss

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) is asking for public input as part of its regular review of policy guidelines. At issue in this current review is the right of doctors to refus ... discuss

A nurse in southern Sweden has been fired for refusing to participate in an abortion and she is now claiming religious discrimination as a result and taking her case to court. Ellinor Grimmark says sh ... discuss

I have written about envy before and have referred to it as “the lost sin.” Envy is a sin I am prone to, though I feel like it is one of those sins I have battled hard against and, as I’ ... discuss

by Jackie Stammen - I’m bothered by guys who lust after women. Don’t get me wrong, every woman loves to feel beautiful and to be told she’s beautiful; however, women don’t want ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> margin-right: 5px;" src="http://cc.org/sites/default/files/Israel147_21.jpg?1395089145" alt="" height="137" width="147" />This article is sure to push the hot button of many, eve ... discuss

The Evangelical Christians of the world are the most ardent supporters of Israel.  They are puzzled to say the very least as to how a member of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s coalition, namely T ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

 Lying by Pretending Hospice Doesn’t Exist By Wesley J. Smith Bronnie WareI once complained to my wife about how frustrated I was that euthanasia activists lie. She replied that if t ... discuss

A short time ago I shared some resources meant to help parents as they prepare to have “The Talk” with their children. But even after looking at those resources I had some questions I want ... discuss

From the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada: Myths about income splitting a disservice to Canadian families June 25, 2014, Ottawa — The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada is debunking m ... discuss

The feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is July 16. Her novena begins on July 7.First Day O Beautiful Flower of Carmel, most fruitful vine, splendor of heaven, holy and singular, who brought forth th ... discuss

I’m sure you’ve seen this young woman’s photos plastered all over Facebook. Her name is Kendall Jones. She’s a cheerleader, hunter, and, according to the internet, a vile scumbag who deserves ... discuss

LifeNews recently profiled a woman who had an abortion and expected it to be this wonderful liberating experience that she would highlight with artwork in a way to accentuate the positives of abortion ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, we beseech thee mercifully to hear us; and grant that we, to whom thou hast given an hearty desire to pray, may, by thy mighty aid, be defended and comforted in all dangers and adv ... discuss

It was seven years ago today -- the date was 07/07/07, by the way -- that His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI announced the removal of all restrictions to the celebration of the Traditional form of the Rom ... discuss

I didn’t see this one coming. After over ten years of daily blogging, I tend to have a pretty good sense of which articles have the potential to cause a reaction and which articles have the ... discuss

America is a nation of immigrants! Sure. And? nations of migrants. Very few people, no matter where they live, can trace their ancestry all the way back through the millennia to the very location ... discuss

One of eight children, Maria Romero Meneses was born in Granada, Nicaragua, in 1902 to a wealthy, upper class family; her father was a government minister. She was well-educated by her parents, her au ... discuss

 by Dr. Ron Paul: This week, supporters of religious freedom cheered the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. The Court was correct to protect business owners from being forced to vi ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 11:25-30Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.Are you tired?  Are you worn out?  Are you like an ox who is tired from the ... discuss

Photo courtesy of Charles ColeMy bronchial infection worsened a bit Saturday, but I was bound and determined to sing the Victoria Requiem. I thank our most merciful Lord for His grace that fulfilled t ... discuss

Today the holy Mass is that of the fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Today, July 6, is also the feast day of St. Maria Goretti. Because the Mass of the Lord's Day takes precedence over most Saints ... discuss

Terry Nelson of Abbey Roads and I have a friendly disagreement about the "pre pride" Mass which was celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi in Manhattan.  If you read this blog, you know that I was p ... discuss

In the beginning of this nation, due to British rule, the idea of the United States was a whisper and a dream.  The Puritans desire for religious and economic freedom is proclaimed in our Declaration ... discuss

It would be convenient to claim that “Duly Noted’s” responds here to the International Day of Refugees (June 20th). It would also be opportune to add that the writer represents an earlier vintag ... discuss

PROGRESSIVE REFORMERS LOVE & NEED THE MISERY OF THOSE WHOM THEY ALLEGEDLY HELP When will the “caring” activists of the left ever learn? Never have so few individuals with so many good inte ... discuss

“When human life to view lay foully prostrate upon earth crushed down under the weight of religion, who showed her head from the quarters of heaven with hideous aspect lowering upon mortals, a man o ... discuss

The saint of the day for July 5 is St. Anthony Mary Zaccaria, founder of the Barnabites.St. Anthony was born at Cremona, Italy, in 1502, of noble parents. His father died when very young, and his eigh ... discuss

July 4 - I Desire Mercy not Sacrifice Jesus is criticized for going into the midst of sinners whom he desires to lead to goodness. He answers that he desires mercy, not sacrifice and that he did no ... discuss

"Lo, their good is not in their hand: the counsel of the wicked is far from me." Job 21:16 "Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity." Psalm 64:2 ... discuss

I have no great specific wish to be controversial.  It seems, however, that God in His infinite and perfect wisdom has seen fit to give me thoughts and talents befitting little else.  So, by ... discuss

It never ceases to amaze me that in the 21stCentury there are still people who pose the ridiculous question: “When do you think life begins?” Quite frankly, it does not matter when you or I think ... discuss

Look, I’m going to be diplomatic about this: every moment, modern American liberalism continues to plunge deeper and deeper into a state that can be charitably described as a dark and hellish insani ... discuss

Most of us don’t expect to hear a sales pitch when we go to a healthcare appointment. However, that’s what women get when they go to Planned Parenthood. A new development in Planned Parent ... discuss

-- Amos 8:4-6,9-12 Psalm 119:2,10,20,30,40,131 Matthew 9:9-13 Amos prophesied during the height of Israel's prosperity, and the officials of the kingdom considered the prophet nothing more tha ... discuss

Hypocrites, Misogynists and “A War on Women,” oh my! Behind tweets, Facebook posts and articles, these are the emotionally charged tantrums that are viciously hurled at anyone who defends the life ... discuss

 Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: As Americans pause to celebrate the 238th signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, it well may be one of the saddest Fourth’s in decades. The six a ... discuss

I have been reading The Handbook for Franciscan Servant Leadership (2010) as part of my spiritual reading. I came across the following early in the handbook:  "Three essential characteristic ... discuss

Madison, Wis., Jul 2, 2014 / 03:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Madison, Wis. explained its response to same-sex couples who present children for baptism, welcoming sincere baptism requests but ... discuss

Western civilization lied and people died. It lied, that is, to itself. I am referring to Iraq, but not to the hapless George W. Bush and the claim of WMDs’ existence, which wasn’t a lie at all. W ... discuss

A new Rasmussen Reports poll shows Americans agree with the Supreme Court’s decision this week that the Christian-run Hobby Lobby doesn’t have to obey the HHS mandate that is a part of Obamaca ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jul 1, 2014 / 12:23 pm (CNA).- The Opus Dei press office announced that the remains of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor to St. Josemaria Escriva, will be put on display Sep ... discuss

The following news release was issued on July 1, 2014.ST. PAUL — Abortion numbers have dropped for the seventh straight year in Minnesota to their lowest level since 1974, confirming the success of ... discuss

I just read “The 8 Biggest Lies About Abortion, Debunked by the Year's Most Important Rom-Com.\" They were referred to in a review on NARAL’s blog on the new “romantic comedy” about aborti ... discuss

Abortion numbers have dropped for the seventh straight year in Minnesota to their lowest level since 1974, confirming the success of life-affirming laws that provide women with abortion information an ... discuss

For that special moment when one is in need of escape! When you just can't swallow another blue pill or for when you would just wish for a little mind numbing fairy dust to be sprinkled over your ris ... discuss

Before reading, please read our initial reply to Justin Edwards, then our response to part 1 of his series about Abolish Human Abortion and the Church Repent project.Edwards continues his unhelpful cr ... discuss

Credit:  theconservativetreehouse.comIn their ongoing attempt to save Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan from being closed, some of those who attend there have given interviews to and cooperated ... discuss

In a recent post on the Orthodox Christian Network, Christina Pessemier makes the case that Orthodox Christians should not spank their children. She does not address any of the Scriptures that actuall ... discuss

Yesterday it was my birthday. I hung one more year on the line... Paul SimonSo maybe on my birthday I ought to have been out celebrating, or doing something a little special, but instead I stayed hom ... discuss

Greetings to everyone in 2010!I've not been posting here on Jordan's View lately and I'm quite frustrated about that. But I can say that one of the reasons behind my lack of posting is very good news ... discuss

It's been a long time since I've posted on my blog. My wife was in the hospital twice last year and it has been a difficult ever since. She's dealing with severe physical and emotional symptoms. To ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

27 June AD 444 Saint Cyril (ca. AD 376-444) became Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt in 412. Throughout his career he defended a number of orthodox doctrines, among them the teaching that Mary, the moth ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

Phil Kerpen by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: When President Obama announced an unprecedented effort by the EPA to strong-arm states into adopting cap-and-trade, he made the announcement not b ... discuss

A few years ago, a young lady we knew got saved and went off to college.  In her college town, there was a woman who led a church with whom she got involved.  Before you know it, the young g ... discuss

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

There's a video on YouTube that claims to be able to destroy "pro-abortion" arguments in two minutes by vlogger Buster Stein. I believe that we should be making the best arguments we can for the pro-l ... discuss

http://enjoytheconditionsofomar.blogspot.co.uk/Saturday, 7 June 2014Enjoy The Conditions Of OmarDear Reader,The Pact of Omar was a treaty drawn up between Muhammad's successor Caliph Omar and the conq ... discuss

Last week I was offered a job by a priest and I ended up doing something I never thought I'd do: I declined it. The girl who wants to eventually get her Masters in Theology... who loves going to adora ... discuss

This is an excerpt from a recent newsletter by CatechismClass.com.  I recommend this CD of theres:We are very pleased to now provide a series of talks given by His Excellency Bishop Robert Vasa, ... discuss

T oday, we honor the Most Holy Trinity. Each of us began life in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit; and in this same Name we will leave this world to find in Heaven the fu ... discuss

"Warped mind" she says (below). I say her thoughts are a mirror into which it would behoove Americans to gaze long and hard. I resided in the State of Apathy for far too long - What can one person p ... discuss

The Star-Spangled Banner, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History.  by Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass & Diana Schaub, Intercollegiate Review: Can the American flag contribute to a ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannJune 13th is the feast of St. Anthony of Padua. With it being so close to Father's Day, my dad has been on my mind, so I thought I would re-post this popular post I wrote last year a ... discuss

"In 1999, the conference approved the Philippine Supplement to the Roman Sacramentary containing the particular liturgical calendar and Masses for the country. As a sign of inculturation the conferenc ... discuss

In 2008, I was just starting out with a podcast here at Echo Zoe, and four episodes in I interviewed my friend and the Associate Pastor of our church, Ryan Habbena. Our church, collectively speaking, ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenThis story is truly disturbing.According to the Huffington Post UK: “A ‘very damaged’ 13-year-old girl was ordered to have an abortion by Britain's most senior family j ... discuss

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

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.c ... discuss

“You will have to manage without pocket-handkerchiefs, and a good many other things, before you get to the journey’s end.” (*The Hobbit*, 35) This is my favorite quote from J.R.R. Tolkien’s *T ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... 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

I graduated from college about a year and a half ago, so by now I definitely know all about how life works and I’m able to pass on my infinite wisdom to this year’s grads. I’m kidding, of course ... discuss

Justin Edwards has recently written a set of articles against us (and Russell Hunter in particular), claiming that "our teaching is deceptive" and that by it we put "the Body of Christ in imminent dan ... discuss

There’s an interesting phrase in the opening sentence of this week’s cover story from TIME magazine. The article is titled, "A Preemie Revolution," and the first sentence reads as follows ... discuss

There’s an interesting phrase in the opening sentence of this week’s cover story from TIME magazine. The article is titled, "A Preemie Revolution," and the first sentence reads as follows ... discuss

 Vestments: White INTROIT Isa. 48:20Declare it with the voice of joy and let it be heard, alleluia! Announce it to th eends of the earth: the Lord has delivered His people, alleluia, alleluia! Ps ... discuss

I recently had a conversation with a dear friend on the subject of religious strife.  At one point, in connection with his status as a fallen-away Protestant and mine as an observing Catholic, he ... discuss

by Michelle Kaufman, New Zealand Correspondent AUCKLAND, New Zealand, May 22, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com)  The desire of a New Zealand bishop to use the new documentary about homosexuality and the Ca ... 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

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenOutside the high school as we engaged students in conversation about abortion, one teenage boy stood out. Smoking and pointing, he called the girls the most inventively vile ... discuss

Progressives who desire to transform society understand that to change the culture, you must first change the language in which the issues are framed.  For instance, the violent, immoral and leth ... discuss

Man was never created to be an independent creature, free to do as he pleased.  In the garden, God created man to be in constant communion with him. Adam’s sole purpose was found in relationship wi ... discuss

Over the course of the re-ignition of abolition in America, some defections were expected, some betrayals anticipated. When abolitionists first came on the scene with a Gospel-centered worldview an ... discuss

Text: John 14:1-14In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen.The disciples in our Gospel reading from this morning need comfort.  The Gospel reading takes place w ... discuss

Your righteousness has nothing to do with you. 1. It does not start with you. 2. It is not facilitated by you. 3. It does not end with you. Most of us probably do not have issues with the first statem ... discuss

So Republican Senator Marco Rubio is in the public consciousness right now for some comments he made about the scientific consensus being that life begins at conception. This is true, but I'll ge ... discuss

Do abolitionists put God in a box? Tony Miano seems to think so. In a recent blog article, Miano takes issue with a flowchart diagram recently shared from the AHA Facebook page. This is not the fir ... discuss

Doulos Resources recently released a series of short books outlining seasons of the Christian liturgical year. Guides for Advent & Christmas and Lent & Epiphany are currently available for purchase, a ... discuss

My fellow men, may I be perfectly frank?  It's time to man up and grow up!  There is a pandemic in this country of males with adult bodies afflicted with children's minds and spirits.  ... discuss

Let's say that you are walking one day and you find me on the side of the road.  There I am, in a huge muddy pit, just sloshing around in the dirt.Although it initially looks like I may be strugg ... discuss

With last week’s release of the new Abort 73 (Huskies) T-shirts and tank-tops—so named for the UCONN jerseys they were inspired by—it’s a good time to revisit the underlying p ... discuss

With last week’s release of the new Abort 73 (Huskies) T-shirts and tank-tops—so named for the UCONN jerseys they were inspired by—it’s a good time to revisit the underlying p ... discuss

It is (or rather should be) taken as a given that the Church is not perfect. The Church, after all, is comprised of many individuals; justified individuals for certain, but far from perfect. I think ... discuss

Russia introduces abortion advertising ban thanks to some good counsel given by Vladimir PutinThis is welcome news in a world in need of good tidings. Good Counsel Network in Ireland have learned toda ... discuss

From the invaluable New Liturgical Movement:http://www.newliturgicalmovement.org/2013/08/q-with-dom-mark-daniel-kirby-on.html#.Uy5ZF0nD_4gDom Mark Daniel Kirby, prior of Silverstream Priory, recently ... discuss

I am beside myself with joy to see a Facebook post by my old (88) online friend, Leona Choy, who is writing yet another book. Leona became a Catholic in 2005 when “God surprised her with an 11th ... discuss

Have you heard about this case where a man has been filing petition after petition demanding the right to marry his computer? The article cites other precedents, such as people being able to marry dol ... discuss

For the past month our oldest son has been asking me what I want for Mother's Day. I've had no other ideas to offer him except one: that he aspire nothing greater than to grow in the grace and knowled ... discuss

SermonSt. Paul Lutheran Church, Havelock, NCThe Third Sunday of EasterLuke 24:13-35The Road to Emmaus. One of those Bible stories that captures our imagination. It actually happened ON Easter Sunday ... discuss




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