Topic: faith

To all my faithful on-line readers and friends, I invite you to pray for me as I prepare to enter the next chapter of my ministry in our Holy Polish National Catholic Church. On Saturday, December 6 ... discuss

The power of one. John the Baptist appeared in the desert proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. People of the whole Judean countryside and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem ... discuss

Overwhelmed by love – from preparing for my ordination to the Holy Priesthood, to the actual liturgy on the Commemoration of St. Nicholas, to my first Holy Mass offered on Sunday, December 7th, ... discuss

The fifteenth National Mission & Evangelism Workshop of the Polish National Catholic Church themed “Revived By Grace: Revival, Renewal & Restoration” will take place at St. Martin & ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun Christmas is quickly sneaking up on us, and I’ve been counting down the last few days with what I call “Reasons For Faith” ... discuss

Since last month’s election, the President has been a busy fellow. He’s traveled to China, heralded what he called a “turning point” in American military affairs, “signed ... discuss

By:  Penny Starr read more ... discuss

Many observers have called 2014 the “Year of the Bible Movie” and it’s easy to see why. A vast array of faith-based films have released this year, some to significant success including Heaven is ... discuss

  Tim Tebow Opens Hospital in the Philippines, ... discuss

I was puzzled. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta had sent me an entire briefing book on suicide rates. The thick 3-ring binder had statistics on suicide for every demographic group&mdas ... discuss

I first posted this back on December 16, 2004.  I have no idea where it came from, but a quick Google search found it in several places including this one.Rosie is my only child that still believ ... discuss

Swords, Romance . . . and Ben Franklin? BeyondTheMaskMovie.com Contact: Lucas Fairchild, 214-577-9852, Lucas@Lovell-Fairchild.com LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Sports, glimpse ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Dec 17, 2014 / 10:07 pm (CNA).- Inside the chapel of Our Lady of Hope at Sing Sing Prison, inmates sitting in the penitentiary’s chapel pews were stunned by what they had re ... discuss

I’m happy to share this message from 40 Days for Life’s Manchester team, looking for volunteers to fill specific jobs in the next campaign. Maybe you’re just the person they’re ... discuss

And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment – Hebrews 9:27 (ESV) Over the last few years, there have been several books, movies, and other accounts of people ... discuss

Truthfully, abortion and God don’t go too well together. But apparently, according to a new article on the pro-abortion website Think Progress titled, “God Loves Women Who Have Abortions': The Rel ... discuss

The following is from my talk at this year's Annual Advent Dinner on December 4th, highlighting all of the good work Lumina has accomplished this year! First of all, I want to thank Bishop Byrne ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 17, 2014 / 02:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis appointed eight new members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors on Wednesday, completing the ranks of the com ... discuss

What has this to do with Christian faith, he is asked. I must come from above! is the answer. ... discuss

In July, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Hobby Lobby, a Christian-run store, doesn’t have to obey the HHS mandate that is a part of Obamacare that requires businesses to pay for abortifac ... discuss

Thanks to Perry for the links- he’s the  good man of my friend Kim C, whom I met via our blogs (the site where she’s currently not blogging is ‘In a Shoe’). While some of the ... discuss

Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Dec 17, 2014 / 12:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Australian priest who spent more than 30 years in Pakistan has only one word for the impact of a Pakistani Taliban attack on a milita ... discuss

On December 11, the Tim Tebow Foundation announced in a press release that Tebow CURE Hospital has opened in Daveo City, Philippines. Amazingly, in November 2013, the construction of Tebow’s hospita ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 17, 2014 / 09:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Shouts of “Tanti auguri” – or, “Happy Birthday!” – filled St. Peter's Square Wednesday morning as Pope Franc ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun Most Christians will tell you there are virtually limitless reasons for having faith in the saving Grace of Jesus. Maybe you have your own. ... discuss

NRL News Today tries to keep up with the latest diagnostic tests that are marketed to pregnant women, usually as a way of determining the baby’s sex or whether he or she has Down syndrome. And the r ... discuss

I've been saying this for years. The only thing some clergy understand is money. They have more faith in the almighty dollar than in Almighty God. So it's time to strip their idol, Mammon, from the al ... discuss

Recently my beautiful 11-year-old daughter Chloe Emmanuel who has Down syndrome met with Santa Claus when he drove through our neighborhood on a fire truck. Chloe was very excited to see her friend fr ... discuss

Seek his face Who ever dwells in real and bodily presence in his Church. Do at least as much as the disciples did. They had but little faith; they feared; they had no great confidence or peace, but at ... discuss

“Oversold” and “misunderstood” prenatal screening tests “prompt abortions” By Dave Andrusko The ChapmansNRL News Today tries to keep up with the latest diagnostic tests that are marke ... discuss

Three wise men from Africa promote reconciliation through interreligious dialogue | National Catholic Reporter div> ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 17, 2014 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As inmates are moved by a letter Pope Francis has sent to the prison of a small town in central Italy, the news broke that a man serving a life ... discuss

17 December, Old Testament Today we commemorate the Holy Prophet Daniel and the Three Young Men — Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These four were among the young men of Judah who were take ... discuss

On this date in the Byzantine (Christian) city of Gaza, 60 Christian soldiers were martyred for their faith by Arab Mohammedan invaders. The soldiers along with the rest of the inhabitants had been pr ... discuss

(This is a post I originally made in 2003 and feel is worth repeating each year, especially in light of some very dark anti-human views of the future vs. ongoing and emerging developments that can pro ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 16, 2014 / 01:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis touched on the importance of being humble and open to the Lord's correction, encouraging the faithful to offer him their sins to Go ... discuss

Bethlehem, West Bank, Dec 16, 2014 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than 2,000 Indian migrant workers in the Holy Land took part in a brief pilgrimage from Jerusalem to Bethlehem's Church of the Nati ... discuss

"The overwhelmingly positive report also promised to value their "feminine genius" more, while gently suggesting ways to serve the church faithfully and survive amid a steep drop in their numbers. It ... discuss

Family Research Council: T-shirt maker Blaine Adamson doesn't exactly wear his heart on his sleeve, but he's not about to ignore it either. When the Kentucky businessman was approached about printing ... discuss

I love to reread this each year, journeying through Advent, so I'm reposting it.I just finished reading Chapter Five of Go to Joseph (reviewed here), which examines Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethle ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> y is gone, one will find Sunday,' is an old, Christian Arab proverb that expresses their fear of sharing the terrible fate that has befallen the Jews. In other words, “when the ... discuss

“Don’t be known for what you’re against, be known for what you’re for.” We as Christians are called to be winsome for Christ in an uncompromising way. Being overly negative or critical can ... discuss

Many of you likely have already heard that Dr. Patel, the abortionist that attempted to take my life and successfully took the life of my twin, has been arrested and is under investigation again. The ... discuss

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

By Patrick J. Buchanan“Abe tightens grip on power as Japanese shun election.”So ran the page one headline of the Financial Times on the victory of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sunday’s elections ... discuss

Contact: Mike Griffin, Public Affairs Spokesman, 706-436-2646, mgriffin@gabaptist.org; Mark Strange, Communications, 770-936-5233, mstrange@gabaptist.org; both with Georgia Baptist Convention DULUTH, ... discuss

Bishop of Eichstätt: It is fascinating to see "the blooming of religious vocations in the young churches". There are very many in India, although the number of Catholics living there is "relatively m ... discuss

An excellent piece by Beth Daley from the New England Center for Investigative Reporting called “Overused and Misunderstood” is a must read. It is about the new non-invasive prenatal scree ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun If you need a reason for faith instead of empty promises and stuffy traditions, you couldn’t do better than having faith in Jesus. I&# ... discuss

Vital Signs Ministries' annual Christmas card party last night turned out to be a lively success. There were only 9 of us (Larry & Deb, Quint, Ruth, Allen & Cindy, Carol E., Claire and I) yet in 90 mi ... discuss

Cardinal Timothy Dolan cuts ties with anti-abortion crusader Frank Pavone | National Catholic Reporter div> ... discuss

If any of you are like me, you have a tendency to want to control things in your life. Somehow it brings with it a sense of security, and although a false one, we still cling to it. After the experie ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Dec 16, 2014 / 04:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Faithful Catholics “need to remember that the Holy Family too was once a family of immigrants and refugees,” Archbishop Charles ... discuss

This is something that I've been wanting to do for a while now. I'm finally step out to see what happens. Come join me in this new endeavor.Hope, Faith, Love: Faith based support for friends and famil ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Sometimes I think that Jews are going to have to arm themselves in order to celebrate Chanukah. These days, merely praying in a synagogue, whether it is in Jerusal ... discuss

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Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun Most of the time, here on my website, I talk, sing, and write about the things I think you’ll find helpful. And yes…I share from ... discuss

An excellent piece by Beth Daley from the New England Center for Investigative Reporting called \"Overused and Misunderstood\" is a must read. It is about the new non-invasive prenatal screening ... discuss

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION AND FAMILY MINISTRIES Religious Education, FT EmployeeGood Shepherd Catholic Community (Colleyville, TX)The Director of Faith Formation and Family Ministries will be respon ... discuss

Wabag, Papua New Guinea, Dec 15, 2014 / 02:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A bishop in Papua New Guinea last week condemned the witch hunts which take place in the country, where many residents believe in sor ... discuss

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

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

Cardinal Rainer Woelki has been Archbishop of Cologne for three months. In this interview he talks about the construction sites in the Archdiocese, the controversies regarding the family in the Church ... discuss

If you read Twitter, you might notice that #illridewithyou is trending.From CNBC:Twitter users used the hashtag #IllRideWithYou to pledge their support for Australian Muslims on Monday after an Islami ... discuss

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

"The Catholic Education Service (CES) is demanding an apology from school of inspectors Ofsted after one of its schools was placed on a blacklist of schools which were failing to prepare students for ... discuss

lesson fifteen: the atheist's article of faith - Apologia div> ... discuss

You’ve got to be careful what you share online. Over the weekend Facebook and Twitter were suddenly inundated with links to a new recording of the Christmas hymn “Angels From the Realm ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 10 min. 25 sec. | 4.89 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 283 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 19 sec. | 7.13 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 281 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

“Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken you me in your way. Establish your word to your servant, who is devoted to your fear. Turn away my reproach which I fear: for your judgments ar ... discuss

Ridley Scott's highly anticipated epic receives low faith compatibility rating under FDC's Faith-Friendly Film Review criteria; Founder Chris Stone anticipates film will underperform with faith audien ... discuss

Wherefore, in humility and fasting, we unceasingly offered our private prayers as well as the public prayers of the Church to God the Father through his Son, that he would deign to direct and strength ... discuss

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

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun Imagine you’re a runner in the 1 mile event at the track and field competition in the Olympics. You’ve trained, most of your lif ... discuss

Lincolnshire was once a hub of activity and holiness. There are at least 101 Saints closely associated with Lincolnshire. One could add many others who passed through (several of them giving their nam ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun The Birth Of A Song Ok…listen closely, now, as I open the door to my roll-top desk…sssklunk. Next, I slide out the drawer that ... discuss

...but Moses supposes erroneously.  That's a line from a song in a movie I wish I had seen instead of "Exodus: Gods and Kings" today. Since everyone else seems to be reviewing it I thought I woul ... discuss

In our last episode yours truly suggested that Republican Party “leadership” might be set to betray the electorate and cave in to pressure from the left and the media, which would lead to essentia ... discuss

Four ‘awesome’ facts about Our Lady of Guadalupe | Crux div> ... discuss

~*A repost from 2011*~Remembering St. Lucy...with candlelight…with an orange cinnamon roll wreath and hot cocoa…with making paper dolls…with books…and with prayerSaint Lucy, thy beautiful name ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 13, 2014 / 09:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an audience with people who are blind and visually impaired Pope Francis said that St. Lucy’s courage in facing martyrdom can teach the ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananBrought before a House inquisition, MIT professor and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber burbled a recantation of his beliefs about how that triumph of liberalism had been ach ... discuss

Photo: Felix Carroll By Dan Valenti and Theresa Bonopartis DAN VALENTI: I love the Advent season. It's a time of rest and reflection, a spiritual justification to bow out of the consumerist fre ... discuss

I'm really ticked over passage of the $1.1 trillion monstrosity bill! Tonight it came up at the Republican Women of Shenandoah County's Christmas party. We are real conservatives intent on "conserving ... discuss

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

Behold here, in the little negro girl, the future deliverer of hundreds of her people; the spy and scout of the Union armies; the devoted hospital nurse; the protector of hunted fugitives; the eloq ... discuss

December 13th is the feast of St. Lucy (283-304), a noblewoman who was born in Syracuse, Italy, during the Diocletian persecution. She made a vow of virginity and distributed her wealth to the poor. T ... discuss

The early Roman lists of martyrs commemorate Lucy, virgin and martyr, on 13 December, and her name, with that of Agatha, appears in the Roman Liturgy as an example of those who have gone before us, in ... discuss

There was a strange story in the Nashville news yesterday regarding a routine traffic stop made by a police officer for a license tag violation. The car was driven by two Muslim men with Saudi driver' ... discuss

Defamation is complete when its pretensions can be used as its proof.   Some countries, parties, and leaders are anathema to our opinion makers. Not everyone nominated as a “Berserk Monster” ... discuss

Simplify Your Homeschool Day: Shorten Your Day, Sweeten Your Time Blurb: What if you and your children could have more time pursuing your passions? As a former elementary teacher and tutor and a veter ... discuss

CHURCH HISTORY TEACHER AND DIRECTOR OF HOUSE SYSTEM Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeSt. Bernard Preparatory School (Cullman, AL)St. Bernard Preparatory School is looking for a faith-filled d ... discuss

By KEVIN J. JONES/ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis praised Our Lady of Guadalupe on Friday as “a great missionary” who brought the faith to Latin Americ ... discuss

On Thursday, Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland, launched a new program that is part of the response of the Church in Ireland to the problem of abuse of minors by clergy. The p ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 12, 2014 / 01:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis praised Our Lady of Guadalupe on Friday as “a great missionary” who brought the faith to Latin America, as he called on ... discuss

Think Progress reported yesterday on a decision by the city of Dallas to revise regulations on feeding the homeless. These revisions, which made it easier to feed and care for those living on Dallas s ... discuss

MIDDLE SCHOOL FAITH FORMATION AND YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR Youth Ministry, FT EmployeeBrainerd Lakes Catholic Churches (Brainerd, MN)FAITH FORMATION AND YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (GR 5 ... discuss

Los Angeles, Calif., Dec 12, 2014 / 11:52 am (CNA).- More than 25,000 people – including many young people – attended an outdoor Mass in Los Angeles honoring the feast day of Our Lady of G ... discuss

By ANTO AKKARA | KOCHI, India — The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in southern Kerala celebrated the canonizations of Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia Eluvanthingal with a ... discuss

The highly anticipated 20th Century Fox release EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS opens in theaters nationwide today, December 12th. Faith Driven Consumer has given EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS a 2.5 out of 5 stars, m ... discuss

In 2009, pro-abortion president Barack Obama promised the American people that Obamacare would not fund abortion. He made this promise because he knew that the religious and pro-life community were co ... discuss

Ridley Scott's highly anticipated epic receives low faith compatibility rating under FDC's Faith-Friendly Film Review criteria; Founder Chris Stone anticipates film will underperform with faith audien ... discuss

The parents of children at a San Francisco high school are outraged because Planned Parenthood employees are teaching their kids in public school about sex. The students, 13- and 14- year olds, are be ... discuss

So we have a 400 lb black man ends up dead after an arrest who was doing nothing but standing there minding his own business. We have a black jaywalker who ends up dead in Ferguson. And a kid in a hoo ... discuss

Heavenly Portrait in Basilica in MexicoOur Lady of Guadalupe, Mystical RoseHow much we need Mary's intercession! If any country needed conversion both for our own sake and the sake of the world, it's ... discuss

Faith, Farming and Ecology — How Should They Co-Exist? | Daily News | NCRegister.com div> ... discuss

I am generally not partial to images of the Blessed Mother without her visibly holding the Christ Child. This has long struck me as edging toward a sort of Catholic goddess-worship -- Mariolatry, if y ... discuss

This my annual post about Our Lady of Guadalupe. I usually am not especially interested in one visitation of Mary more than another, but there is something about Our Lady of Guadalupe that captures my ... discuss

Friday is here, and with it a new edition of Free Stuff Fridays. This week’s giveaway is sponsored (again!) by CBD Reformed. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, which means there w ... discuss

For two days, Scott Walker has been the subject of a national news story.Could it be more ridiculous???The fact that this is making national news is absolutely pathetic. A sampling:New York Daily News ... discuss

Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe -- one of my favorite Marian feast days. Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, brings hope into our lives. She covers us in the folds ... discuss

So many moments of our lives pass with almost no sense of significance. The twenty four hours in a day fade into the memory of the seven days of the week, then the thirty-odd days of a month, and then ... discuss

Sometimes, beauty irritates me. It seems weird. The world is can be an ugly place, and beauty is something humanity is constantly seeking out. It’s one of the things, along with truth and good, tha ... discuss

Edburga of Minster-in-Thanet was the, apparently only, daughter of King Centwine of Wessex and his wife, Engyth. She was a disciple of St. Mildred and became Abbess of her Abbey at Minster-in-Thanet i ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Did Mary Ever Conceive Other Children? by Shaun McAfee of Epic Pew - BigPulpit.com Ardent Light of Faith During Advent – Stacy Trasancos PhD, The Integrated Catholic Lif ... discuss

A very thought-provoking article. Here is a snip:Over thirty years have passed since same-sex attraction rushed up from deep within my twelve-year-old frame. This attraction was unbidden and unwanted, ... discuss

The American Catholic Almanac: Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United StatesImage Books, NYEmily Stimpson and Brian BurchBack when political correctness w ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator America is an amazing place. It has always been a place of refuge for refugees…a land of opportunity for anyone willing to go for it. If you ... discuss

Women women in war-torn parts of the world are further victimized by rape, should Americans be forced to pay for abortions of their unborn children? Federal law for years has said no, but pro-abortion ... discuss

By BARB ERNSTER | ST PAUL, Minn. — More than 40 leaders in farming, food production, environmental studies and theology gathered at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., in Nove ... discuss

 The “Person of the Year,” this year and every year By Dave Andrusko For the last post of the day, I’d like to briefly talk about what TIME magazine’s selection as “Person ... discuss

God has accomplished much through 40 Days for Life … and every victory has started with one person’s faith. The blessings — from lives saved … to abortion centers shutting down ... discuss

Good Grief!!  They brought in a Catholic priest chaplain to address a topic and then punished him for daring to offer a religious response to the question of suicide? What the hell were they expe ... discuss

The Little Sisters of the Poor are saintly women who serve the elderly treating them with grace and dignity. My mom volunteered for years at one of their homes near Baltimore. When I visited with her ... discuss

= the 150th of the events predicted by Our Lady at La Salette: "In the year 1864, Lucifer together with a large number of demons will be unloosed from hell; they will put an end to ... discuss

A test of faith: He was molested by a priest — then ordained as a priest with his abuser in the room | National Post div> ... discuss

Today Catholics commemorate Pope St. Damasus I, who led the Church through a critical part of the fourth-century Arian controversy over Jesus' divinity.Pope Damasus I made decisions that shaped the fu ... discuss

Utah's ‘Transfer of Public Lands Act’ demands Washington relinquish 31.2 million acres by Dec. 31On Dec. 3rd, Valerie Richardson of The Washington Times reported: In three weeks, Utah intends to s ... discuss

He was born around 305, probably near the city of Egitania, Lusitania, in what is the present-day village of Idanha-a-Velha, Portugal, then part of the Western Roman Empire. His life coincided with th ... discuss

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Washington D.C., Dec 10, 2014 / 07:10 pm (CNA).- The Washington D.C. city council has stripped religious schools of legal protection against certain discrimination lawsuits, voting unanimously to repe ... discuss

There are those in the Orthodox Church who say that we should have nothing to do with the culture wars that have been raging in our culture since the 60's. They accuse conservative converts of trying ... discuss

Wednesday of the Second Week in Advent(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“He gives strength to the fainting;for the weak he makes vigor abound.Though young men faint and grow wea ... discuss

This is kind of delightful. It’s a fellow with a video recorder — or is it a phone? — who approaches people and narrates a moment of their lives. And their responses are terrific, an ... discuss

I am delighted to be able to announce the locations, speakers (among which are numbered several Chant Cafe contributors and CMAA colloquium speakers), topics, and liturgical plans for Sacra Liturgia U ... discuss

Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt, PhD, Praying In Jesus Name: After cadets at the Air Force Academy were censored for posting Bible verses on the erasable white-boards outside their rooms, YOU ... discuss

When I was growing up, there were two different political types of people. Those that thought Reagan was a genius and Democrats. If you are under the age of 30, there is a myth that surrounds Ronald R ... discuss

by Elizabeth Slattery and Jason Miller, The Daily Signal: [Yesterday], the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard oral argument in the Little Sisters of the Poor’s challenge to the Obamacar ... discuss

Adam of Dryburgh (c. 1140 – 1212) was a late 12th and early 13th century Anglo-Scottish theologian, writer and Premonstratensian and Carthusian monk. He entered Dryburgh Abbey as a young man, rising ... discuss

Fr. Nicolas Schwizer What does evangelization mean? Simply, it is the task which Christ entrusted to his Church when He said to his disciples: “Go throughout the whole world and preach the Gospel to ... discuss

There was a recent scandal that, as much as anything else, illustrates the intellectual emptiness and moral ennui of the modern liberal man. It occurred in Britain but reflects a wider phenomenon; wha ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 44 sec. | 7.32 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 237 Psalter: Thursday, We ... discuss

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Faith and Science: 15 Questions for Dr. Stephen Barr | America Magazine div> ... discuss

Partisans of the 'New Atheist' movement are often spouting that 'freedom of religion means freedom from religion', an annoying, trite, but nevertheless true meme. If religious believers claim the ... discuss

So if you do not have any degree in Theology and Liturgy, you don't have any right to speak up.Like if you do not have any law degree, you cannot talk about your rights under the law.Right.Makes you w ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday is the feast of Our Lady of Loreto. The title Our Lady of Loreto refers to the Holy House of Loreto, the house in which Mary was born, and where the Annunciation occurred, and ... discuss

The Rorate Mass takes its name from the opening words of the Introit, which comes to us from Isaiah 45:8:“Rorate, caeli, desuper, et nubes pluant justum, aperiatur terra, et germinet Salvatorem.” ... discuss

Juan Diego (b 1474)  was an Aztec Indian originally named Cuahtlatoatzin, which means, "The one who speaks like an eagle."  It is said that even before the apparitions, Juan Diego was a piou ... discuss

The Bible contains numerous promises that God makes to His people. Below you will find the top 35 promises God makes to His people. If you have a favorite which was missed, please comment.35 Promises ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 9, 2014 / 01:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rather than being called by his papal name “Benedict XVI,” the retired pontiff revealed that since his retirement he has wanted  ... discuss

It took a while for my review copy of Priest, Prophet, King to come. And then it took a while for me to watch it. However, once we began we binge-watched all six episodes.Partly it was because we enjo ... discuss

Only bad religion promises that if you pray enough, give enough or serve enough, God will put a bubble of protection around you ... That’s what got virgins thrown into volcanoes and it’s what gets ... discuss

Over the past week or so I’ve been wondering whether our current system of “American Church” actually makes our fundamental task (Make, Mature and Multiply Disciples) more difficult ... discuss

Darwin's theory of evolution provided the extra bit of fuel needed to propel Karl's godless Marxism (or Blind Naturalism). Overall, a strong case can be made for the powerful impact Darwin's ideas hav ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of St. Juan Diego. Juan Diego was born in 1474 with the name "Cuauhtlatoatzin" ("the talking eagle") in Cuauhtitlan, which was located in what now is part of Mexico City ... discuss

Karachi, Pakistan, Dec 9, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Karachi last month launched Pakistan's first Catholic radio station online, focused on the spirit of the new evangelizati ... discuss

The Christmas season comes each year with the expected flurry of media attention to the biblical accounts of Christ’s conception and birth. The general thrust of the secular media is often increduli ... discuss

Born a prince, the son of a king of Brittany; his mother was Azenor, princess of Brest, France. Legend says that his mother was set adrift in a cask, and that Budoc was born at sea with Saint Brigid o ... discuss

THE TRAGEDY OF EMBRACING PREMISES THAT DENY GOD’S PROMISES by Fr. Tom CollinsOne of the basic problems of the New Evangelization is that many Church leaders have allowed it to be trapped in a q ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator When you can see the light of God’s love shining on you, there ain’t no dark. And there ain’t no black hole in your heart… ... discuss

Excerpt from:Robert Kolb and Charles P. Arand, The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008), 124-128.We must not d ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 8, 2014 / 10:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Angelus address for the feast of the Immaculate Conception on Monday, Pope Francis said because everything we have received is “a gi ... discuss

First-of-its-kind interfaith book of meditations includes more than 140 original selections from faith leaders and care specialists representing all major religions Contact: Ranit Schmelzer, 202-538 ... discuss

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2014(Click here for readings)by KATIE GROSSMary said to the angel,“How can this be,since I have no relations with a man?”And the angel said ... discuss

'Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller' Latest to Sign with Growing AgencyContact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 8, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- InChrist Communications (www.inchristcommu ... discuss

The International Center on Law, Life, Faith and Family (ICOLF) has established new web site which features “a broad range of resources and materials for a number of interested parties working ... discuss

ERBIL, IRAQ — Facing the menace of Islamic radicalism in various parts of the world, many Christian leaders follow one of two basic strategies.Either they stress that most Muslims are horrified by t ... discuss

Send a Card to Support Lauren Hill, the Courageous ... discuss

Excerpt from:Rev. Robert Schaibley, “Lutheran Preaching: Proclamation, Not Communication” (Concordia Journal 18, 1992), 17.But let the Law do its work, and let the Gospel follow; then we face anot ... discuss

Millions of people loved and read the book \"Unbroken,\" and will wonder why his faith in Jesus Christ has been left out of Angelina Jolie's film. Stop wondering--I think we know why. But it does chan ... discuss

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

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. The First of a series of important events—the First solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean, the First landing on the moon, the First Thanksgiving—holds an honored place in th ... discuss

Text: Mark 1:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.This is the time of the year that the Christmas boxes come out of storage.  Yes, it is the time of year ... discuss

Today is the anniversary of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  The following day, President Roosevelt gave one of the great speeches of all time.  Here is my list of the greatest speeches of ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 7, 2014 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Mass was said on Wednesday at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls to mark 100 years of restored diplomatic relations between Britain and ... discuss

Fr. Lawrence Farley – One of the benefits of reading history is that it enables one to compare one’s own era with other eras, and so identify the blind spots of former times and as well as the ... discuss

Cartoon by A.J.Branco as found at cartoons@algnews.org“How the Koch Network Funnels Anonymous Millions to Fight Women's Rights One funding recipient supports causes such as figh ... discuss

I continue to enjoy and benefit from Prone to Wander, a new book of prayers that was inspired by The Valley of Vision. This week I found a prayer meant to stir up delight in God, and to seek f ... discuss

Consecrated 7 December AD 374 Saint Ambrose of Milan was born in Trier around AD 340. He became a Roman governor in northern Italy and the people of Milan later named him bishop by general acclaim. H ... 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

(d. 7 December 484) African martyr. A nobleman, he was tortured and then executed for being an orthodox Christian by the Arian Vandals who were then masters of Africa. Additional details of his life a ... discuss

Sometimes all I see is the pain and the questions.The pain of losing Lily and the heaviness of living the rest of my life without my first-born. And the questions of why it happened to me, to my baby. ... discuss

I shared in a horrible experience today as I gathered with a family in the old parish cemetery to bury the body of an infant child. Morris Vaillancourt, the son of Stephanie Morris and Raymond Vaillan ... discuss

Saturday of the First Week of Advent(Click Here for Readings)By JENNIFER BURGINJesus sent out these Twelve after instructing them thus “Go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. As you g ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 09:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a video message delivered to the displaced Iraqi Christians on Saturday, Pope Francis decried the suffering experienced by those persecuted fo ... discuss

The recent breakdown in negotiations with Iran over its nuclear ambitions was, if anything, predictable. It is a problem that exists in the mind of many western diplomats that the other side in a neg ... discuss

For some reason this week’s Free Stuff Fridays never posted. So we’ll make it a Free Stuff Saturdays and run it through to tomorrow. This week’s giveaway is sponsored (again ... discuss

Fr. Robert Lange's memoir, Windows Into the Life of a Priest,  brought to mind a literary theme called the hero's journey. Like the archetypical hero who sets off on a journey of self discov ... discuss

St. Nicholas was a real person, and in fact a real bishop! You can read his story here but an excerpt is below:The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century ... discuss

A test of faith: He was molested by a priest — then ordained as a priest with his abuser in the room | National Post div> ... discuss

Curia reform: Congregation for the Laity | National Catholic Reporter div> ... discuss

When I was very young, some of my classmates would leave their shoes outside the bedroom door on the night of the fifth of December, so that Saint Nicholas would leave them treats.We never did that at ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa gave his first advent homily to Pope Francis, touching on the biblical meaning of the word peace ̵ ... discuss

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

Today is the feast of St. Nicholas.We always celebrate. It's a family tradition.The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century in the village of Patara. At t ... discuss

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

was born in Asia Minor during the third century in the Greek colony of Patara in Lycia in the Roman province of Asia- today Antalya, Turkey — at a time when the region was Hellenistic in its culture ... discuss

I love St. Nicholas. He was meek, loved the poor, and deprived himself of many good things to share with others. What a model for Advent. You can read about this great saint here and here.Being meek d ... discuss

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