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TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenThe opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights last month caused quite the commotion, as any event involving the status of minority groups does. When I arrived the day b ... discuss

This is a little reminder that tomorrow is All Saints' Day (formerly known as All Hallow's Day), without which we would not have Hallowe'en (formerly known as All Hallow's Eve).Nothing like a saint te ... discuss

Dr. Timothy George is as Baptist as the day is long. Dean of Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, Dr. George was a long-time friend and associate of Chuck Colson. He played a key role in the ... discuss

For the world, which is to say, for Google, today is a day about witches and ghosts, and not much more. Witchy Wanda is stirring her kettle on today’s webpage. That’s the way the world see ... discuss

One of my readers sent links to two blogs she's working on in Ireland. It took me back a decade to a trip I made with my mom (RIP) and a good friend. We rented a car and drove all over the place for t ... discuss

The poem is by our old friend ‘anonymous.’ I found it and the border in volume 21 of a magazine called School Education, published in 1902. You could adjust the side of the border to mak ... discuss

Quick! Who wrote  Salve Regina? (No googling!)I didn't know either.The answer is Blessed Herman the Cripple. He also wrote Alma Redemptoris Mater. He was born with a cleft palate, cerebral p ... discuss

I met with the new therapist yesterday, and overall it was pretty amazing.  I don’t think I can begin to describe the amazing parts. Even though, or perhaps because, the amazing parts were the ... discuss

“Mary arose in those days and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Judah, and entered into the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth. It happened, when Elizabeth heard Mary’ ... discuss

November is National Adoption Awareness Month, and that means adoption advocates across the country are hard at work to promote the beautiful gift of adoption. “Adoption is good, adoption is beautif ... discuss

Pope Francis is telling those committed to Christian unity that they should pray and work together now, and not wait for theologians to reach agreement.  Vatican Radio reported that the Pope sa ... discuss

Tragically, most children with anencephaly die shortly after birth. The condition is described as a severe form of spina bifida where a failure of fusion of the neural rube in early pregnancy results ... discuss

The Planned Parenthood abortion business operates the only abortion clinic in the state of South Dakota, located in Sioux Falls, but it also operates abortion referral clinics in other cities. Today, ... discuss

Brittany Maynard has officially decided to delay her decision to kill herself under Oregon’s assisted suicide law on November 1. She says it “doesn’t seem like the right time now” ... discuss

Not all sin is the same. While every sin places you under the wrath of God, and while any sin is sufficient to create an eternal chasm between God and man, not every sin is identical. In chapt ... discuss

There is a really interesting editorial in the Opinion Section of the New York Times.  It is an intensely personal piece written by a woman who had an abortion 20 years ago.  She had become ... discuss

Links of interest that I haven't had time to comment:NY State blesses ‘incest’ marriage between uncle, niece-- We knew this was coming. I remember how people looked at us like we were two-headed m ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionDavid Mixner, during his recent Oh Hell No! one-man autobiographical stage show, described how he killed eight people. Mixne ... discuss

My good friend T. M. Moore e-mailed this to me. Wanted to share:"In yet another example of science catching up to faith, reporters explain that the practice of meditation is good for you (Matthieu Ric ... discuss

 If Suicide’s a Right, Must be Open to AllBy Wesley J. Smith Supreme Court of CanadaAs regular readers know, I am increasingly impatient with the phoniness of the assisted ... discuss

A Hard SayingI so totally admire your love of the Catholic Church Tony. I am saddened that some of the rules I can not live with and will be joining a Lutheran one that will accept me.What could I sa ... discuss

He has become a light unto the Gentiles throughout the ages. He is the Great Comforter and He works in the hearts of men to do great things on His behalf. Flawed men laden with sin, have been driven u ... discuss

In just three days, terminally ill cancer patient, Brittany Maynard plans to kill herself under Oregon’s assisted suicide law. But, in a new interview, Maynard indicated she may not take her lif ... discuss

North Dakota women will be better protected from dangerous, life-ending drugs as the result of a decision by the North Dakota Supreme Court today. The state’s high court reversed a North Dakota tria ... discuss

Quick update It has been a very long time since I posted. I try to post once a week, and I haven’t kept that up for the last two months due to a very busy speaking schedule and ... discuss

Every poll confirmed that the Republican nominee for President in 1964 was headed for a major defeat. Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.) had pulled off an amazing victory to gain the GOP nomination in San ... discuss

Americans are more skeptical of their doctors than are Europeans. Instapundit: YEAH, BUT THEY’RE NOT JOURNALISTS NOW, THEY’RE DEMOCRATIC OPERATIVES WITH BYLINES: Bob Woodward: Today’s Journali ... discuss

“The abortion lobby puts profits over people, but today’s decision validated the hard work of North Dakota legislators who cared enough about women to fight for them,” said AUL̵ ... discuss

The Red Redmaynesby Eden Phillpotts This is a post WW1 mystery, written in the so-called golden age of mystery stories. Set in Britain. Things as They Are Mission Work in Southern India Here is a re ... discuss

People still wonderabout Baby Jessica.Time goes by so fast. The little girl whose picture was once ubiquitous in the newspapers is now celebrating her 23rd birthday.  After a brief spate of publi ... discuss

CALLER: Since you said that you would not inform a consumer of anything specific unless there was a major problem, in which case the person would no longer be a [National Abortion Federation] member, ... discuss

PRO-Death: The PROgressive PROmotion of AbortionIt has been a while since I read and responded to an AlterNet.org article. Well today an article about a new book, "Katha Pollitt: Ending a Pregnan ... discuss

I had to share my God moment that happened this week… even though it wasn’t something I had on my sadly neglected blogging calendar that was put aside for sick kids with fevers, field tri ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Oct 25, 2014 / 12:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church is mourning the death of Monsignor Lorenzo Albacete, who died early Friday following a lengthy illness; he was deeply involved ... discuss

JI Spear, a Facebook friend, posted a link on my timeline to the old Seals and Croft song. "Unborn Child" was written in 1974. That was  the year after the infamous, tragic, and fatal [ ... discuss

The FYB was born in Marysville.  My husband has been in the Marysville-Pilchuck high school many times. We have good friends in Marysville with nothing but a chain link fence between their backyard a ... discuss

Votes With Obama 99% Of The Time!by Rick Manning: The news broke out of New Hampshire two evenings ago that the campaign of Senator Jeanne Shaheen barred BreitbartNews reporter Matt Boyle from atten ... discuss

By: Lloyd Marcus My 86 year old preacher dad told me a great story. Surprisingly, it was a new parable rather than one dad forgot that he told me numerous times before. Dad said a prospector worked hi ... discuss

See Rocky Mountain Heist Online NOW! Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend Laura Carno Founder I Am Created Equal Se ... discuss

Do assisted suicide supporters really expect doctors and nurses to be able to assist the suicide of one patient, then go on to care for a similar patient who wants to live, without this having an effe ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Michelle (not her real name) had lived a life full of pain. Her father had shot and killed himself right before her eyes. And her mother, disagreeing with Michelle’s lifesty ... discuss

Ezekiel Emanuel, director of the Clinical Bioethics Department at the U.S. National Institutes of Health and head of the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvani ... discuss

Recently my brother bought a book for me written by Dr. R.C. Sproul Sr. entitled “Now That’s a Good Question!” because I am a fan of Dr. Sproul’s normally well-crafted and thoughtful defense o ... discuss

Ottawa, Canada, Oct 23, 2014 / 09:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Ottawa, Canada, released a statement canceling its annual charity dinner in the wake of yesterday’s shooting, and urg ... discuss

I recently wrote to invite you to enlist your pastor to participate in our seventh annual Pulpit Freedom Sunday, October 5, and your response has been phenomenal. More than 1,800 pastors from all 50 ... discuss

(New York Times Magazine) — One weekend in February, in the kitschy, barnlike house he shares with his mother and grandmother in the San Fernando Valley, Flynn McGarry was preparing an eight-course ... discuss

Brittany Maynard, the cancer patient who has received national attention over her plans to kill herself under Oregon’s assisted suicide law on November 1 still plans to take her own life. That&# ... discuss

I have a lot of regard for Michael Voris which made me even more disappointed with this apology which seems misguided to me. You can be in full communion with the Church, respect the papacy, and still ... discuss

Eighteen months ago I met a pro-choice atheist lesbian named Deanna. At first glance one would think Deanna and I would have nothing in common, but I’ve found her to be intelligent, reasonable, and ... discuss

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “failure to sincerely address the abuses of its anti-American, anti-life, coercive mandate is reprehensible,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmain ... discuss

This isn't every movie we tried because some movies ran into technical or other difficulties (Shaun of the Dead had accents too strong for Mom to understand but we couldn't get the captioning on her t ... discuss

  Books are free at the time I found the links and pasted them here. This changes sometimes, so be sure to note the price before you add it to your cart. Sometimes, for some reason, the links ge ... discuss

A great article from my friend Stephanie Block, one that shows exactly how cynical and manipulative these community organizers are who use whatever they can, not for the good of the community, but to ... discuss

Elizabeth Petrucelli, author of All That is Seen and Unseen, has been hosting a contest this month and After Miscarriage will be her final giveaway.To enter to win After Miscarriage, you can simp ... discuss

by Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison: Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is moving with a steady pace to establish his total control over Russia. He’s now pushing a law to help him deal with the last pesk ... discuss

I wrote my first anti-euthanasia article for Newsweek. Here is a small piece of, “The Whispers of Strangers,” which lamanted my friend Frances’ suicide under the influence of Hemlock Society (no ... discuss

  Other ideas: Print, color if desired: paste to thin cardboard.  Cut into four squares and use as a puzzle. laminate, play ‘find the…’ with your younger children (or donR ... discuss

Megan Szylvian has written a poignant and touching letter to her premature babies. Today was supposed to be their due date. Instead, they are celebrating their three-month birthday because they were b ... discuss

Jean Heimann, the author of Seven Saints for Seven Virtues had a wonderful Catholic mother. She modeled charity in action; she baked goodies for neighbors, nursed her sick and cranky father in his fin ... discuss

This is artwork I included with my letter to the mayor. It’s intended to match the cool colors of the rainbow. A few days ago, a federal district judge in Asheville, North Carolina declared the ... discuss

The nearest TJ is 90 miles from me, and I don’t get in the car and go anywhere but to therapy and an occasional rare outing for very special occasions these days. However- a friend who lives cl ... discuss

Grew up in the household of Saint Bosa of York, and became his spiritual student, aide, and travelling companion. Benedictine monk. Close friend of and chaplain to Saint Wilfrid, and accompanied him o ... discuss

This week was the week my teenagers took their first high-school standardized test: the PSAT. It was the bomb that went off in our week. I like to see where my kids are regardless of the fact that w ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 19, 2014 / 07:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bl. Paul VI was the first 'modern man' to be elected Bishop of Rome, and he put the Church in conversation with the world in order to build a di ... discuss

St. Jude, also called Thaddeus or "Courageous", is the author of the short epistle in the New Testament. He was the apostle who asked the Lord at the Last Supper why he had manifested himself only to ... discuss

Most political eyes now are turned to whether the Republicans will take, or the Democrats hold, a Senate majority.  Meanwhile what may be a comparably important election will be conducted, probably n ... discuss

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk One of the Proverbs in the Bible says “faithful are the wounds of a friend“. On the surface that can almost sound brutal, but ... discuss

There is nothing easy about parenting, and nothing easy about the responsibility of training our children in obedience through discipline. Because discipline is unpopular and unpleasant, paren ... discuss

1955 Calendar (Double): October 19St. Peter of Alcantara was born the son of Peter Garavita, governor of the palace.  His mother was a member of the noble family of Sanabia.As a youth, Peter stud ... discuss

Books are free at the time I found the links and pasted them here. This changes sometimes, so be sure to note the price before you add it to your cart. Sometimes, for some reason, the links get stuck ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2014 / 03:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Paul VI was a missionary Pope who wished to bring the light of the Gospel all over the world, a cardinal who worked with the late Roman Pontiff, ... discuss

I received an email from  facebook friend  Beatrice Fedor the other day. She had seen the new book put out by Katha Pollitt, \"Pro-Reclaiming Abortio\". She knew that was the name of my bl ... discuss

 Abortionists describes abortion of 13 week old unborn baby By Sarah Terzo 12 weeks. A week younger than the baby being abortedIn an article about abortionist Dr. William Harrison, the ... discuss

 Cecile Richards joins in to tout that abortion “wasn’t a difficult decision” for her By Dave Andrusko Cecile RichardsImagine if you can, you’re part of the increasingly confid ... discuss

This is a pretty good read. Here’s the intro: We have been avoiding the topic, honestly, because it is a raw one for us.  In 2007 we lived through an ebola epidemic.  In the remote area of U ... discuss

This EXCLUSIVE story by TMJ4 is positively embarrassing.Toppers Pizza invited Lilleona "Lilly" Rose Badtke to come have a pizza party. The restaurant shut-down Monday evening, when they got word the l ... discuss

by Jim Hoft with The Gateway Pundit on Friday, October 17, 2014, 9:54 PM Boy, this Michael Brown story just keeps falling apart for the race hustlers. Maybe someday President Obama, Attorney General H ... discuss

This message was apparently received by Auckland Salvation Army. It has been published in the Western leader and Rodney Times: “A friend just got a text message from her brother asking her to s ... discuss

The head of the nation’s biggest abortion business disclosed today that she herself had an abortion and apparently it was no big deal to take the life of her unborn child. Planned Parenthood doe ... discuss

TweetBy Devorah GilmanSecrets. I know lots of them.It’s eye opening being in my line of work. Tearing away the curtain that veils the ugliness or the reality of abortion in our country, our churches ... discuss

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TweetBy Devorah GilmanSecrets. I know lots of them.It’s eye opening being in my line of work. Tearing away the curtain that veils the ugliness or the reality of abortion in our country, our churches ... discuss

I wrote my first anti-euthanasia article for Newsweek. Here is a small piece of, “The Whispers of Strangers,” which lamanted my friend Frances’ suicide under the influence of Hemlock Society (no ... discuss

In an astounding about face for the Crown Prosecution Service, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders (pictured), has today rewritten her prosecution policy so that doctors can now be in ... discuss

 Doula Struggles with Saying 11-Year-Old’s Abortion, Sex-Selection Abortion Are Wrong By Micaiah Bilger, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I read a lot of terrible ... discuss

I have to admit I was pretty bummed out when I realized I was not going to be able to attend the funeral of Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR. I had a prior commitment to lead an “Entering Canaan” Hope ... discuss

For the most part I hate conflict. When someone disagrees with me (especially someone I don’t know well), I withdraw and I don’t respond. When someone is in error, often I don’t cor ... discuss

By Mark Shea | My friend (we'll call him Bob) has a problem with the Church's "authoritarianism." In particular, he suspects the Church's creeds. For Bob, they are secret passwords which, if you ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair The Day of the Dead — or Dia de Muertos, as we call it in Tucson– comes after Halloween, but it’s even spookier. Every year hundreds of people gather downtown at ni ... discuss

Family Research Counsel Update: Houston is home to one of NASA's most sophisticated space centers -- but even it would have trouble finding signs of intelligence in the local Mayor's office. The c ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: 40 Days for Life is a grassroots effort. Even as the campaign continues to grow, our headquarters team tries to visit as many 40 Days for Life locations as possibl ... discuss

A popular pro-life blogger has written a tender and encouraging letter to a social media user on Reddit who posted a heart-wrenching open letter to her unborn child saying she plans to get an abortion ... discuss

40 Days for Life is a grassroots effort. Even as the campaign continues to grow, our headquarters team tries to visit as many 40 Days for Life locations as possible. It’s important for us to meet w ... discuss

Earlier this month, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard revealed she was planning to end her own life with the “death with dignity prescription” on November 1.Her choice to take the deadly drug c ... discuss

40 Days for Life is a grassroots effort. Even as the campaign continues to grow, our headquarters team tries to visit as many 40 Days for Life locations as possible. It’s important for us to mee ... discuss

Books are free at the time I pasted the info here, but this does change. These are affiliate links, although I don’t get any affiliate love if all you do is download free books (and that’ ... discuss

When Henry VIII of England died, he left three heirs: his son Edward and his two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth. Edward succeeded to the throne and was a staunch Anglican (or at least his advisors were ... discuss

I read a lot of terrible abortion stories for my job, but some break my heart more than others. A few weeks ago, I came across a column in the New York Magazine written by an abortion doula. Curious, ... discuss

First, happy feast of St. Teresa of Avila. As a writer, she's an inspiration. As a student, her feast day will always be tied to the day I was officially accepted to Utah State University for the prog ... discuss

“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”The Words Of Jesus Christ (Mark 2:17)“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, ... discuss

 Abortion’s race to the bottom: a webinar on making an “abortion stigma busting video” By Dave Andrusko Emily LettsA friend forwarded a link with the comment, “Just when you t ... discuss

Lilleona Badtke is safe.Let's just say she's no longer missing. After an all-night search for the missing child, the 7-year-old showed up at school.From FOX6 News:Lilleona Badtke was located Tuesday m ... discuss

In a surprising move, the pro-abortion ACLU has submitted a legal brief defending the free speech rights of a black pro-life advocate under attack from the NAACP. Earlier this year, a judge issued a r ... discuss

Contact: Jeff Bollig, 913-449-1635, jbollig84@gmail.com OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 14, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Some events are beyond human comprehension. Inspired by a true story, Robert Pascu ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenAbortion activists seem to be launching a (sort of) new strategy: Telling as many people as possible that they personally have had an abortion. Bloomberg Politics published a ... discuss

“For I was a stranger…and you welcomed me.” An excerpt from When Did We See You, Lord, by Bishop Robert Baker and the late Fr. Benedict Groeschel, fitting for the Fall 40 Days for Li ... discuss

Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2014 / 04:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The first successful birth to a woman who had undergone a womb transplant highlights both opportunities resulting from new technology and the ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Most political eyes now are turned to whether the Republicans will take, or the Democrats hold, a Senate majority. Meanwhile what may be a comparably important el ... discuss

This is a song about a little girl, my daughter named Lily Katherine, who never took a breath in this world, yet her life has changed mine forever. In August 2009, I was 19 and unmarried, when I sched ... discuss

This latest story from our brave new world may blow your mind, so I’ll read straight from the Chicago Tribune: “A white Ohio woman is suing a Downers Grove-based sperm bank, alleging that the comp ... discuss

Culture Woman chooses life for her baby conceived in rape, but tragedy strikes again   Nancy Flanders  ... discuss

I got some wonderful comments on Wednesday's post and today a priest friend of ours left a comment, too. His comment deserves its own post. Disclaimer:I know and love Fr. Scott but ther ... discuss

  From: Chaplain Klingenschmitt, PhD Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2014 Subject: Hillary Clinton paid for 4,000 abortions? Take action. "Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton�s internatio ... discuss

Dallas Hospital Worker Tests Positive For Ebola In First Person-To-Person Transmission On US Soil Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com Dallas County Ebola press conference From my friend Jean: I saw the pr ... discuss

WE are now accepting requests for Mass intentions for calendar year 2015. If, in your charity, you want to remember a deceased family member, friend, or loved one, or just want to have a Mass offered ... discuss

The Collect.LORD, we pray thee that thy grace may always prevent and follow us, and make us continually to be given to all good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.The Epistle - Ephesians iv. 1 ... discuss

I'm still doing research on monastic life for my mystery novel. I've developed more of the makeup of the monastery and its income and products - honey. bee hives, jellies and preserves. Right now rese ... discuss

“There was a time when you knew who the bad girls were,” someone close to me once said. “Now you know who the good girls are.” And I hear that all three of them are beside themselves over toda ... discuss

2014 Update on a woman who died in a 2011 botched abortion in Australia.March 2014, a woman dies after her abortion in a Cleveland abortion clinic; is taken by ambulance out of the clinic, not breathi ... discuss

Housekeeping and Disclosures: Unless otherwise noted, books are free or marked down as listed at time of posting, but this can change without notice. Doublecheck. If you click a link and it doesn’t ... discuss

This Week's Program Includes Founder of 4th Musketeer and 'Hour of Power' Chamber PlayersContact: Palmer Holt, 704-663-3303GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Audiences around ... discuss

Baby Emilia can’t stop laughing when her parents start using a rubber ducky hand puppet to entertain her while she’s taking a bath. The Christian Post had this to say about the video: R ... discuss

“The real war on women takes place in abortion clinics across the country as the abortion industry fights for profits, for secrecy and for reduced protections for women and their unborn children ... discuss

Seven-year-old Gwendolyn Strong has Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type I, which is also known as Werdnig-Hoffman disease. SMA is a disorder caused by an abnormal or missing gene and causes weakness an ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan Do the states have the right to outlaw same-sex marriage? Not long ago the question would have been seen as absurd. For every state regarded homosexual acts as crimes. Moreover, ... discuss

Needless to say, the 'no-boots-on-the-ground' policy of our incompetent, feckless, ideologue of a president is keeping America from fighting an effective air campaign in Iraq and Syria. Via The Dai ... discuss

Most of this is ostensibly about Michelle Bachmann and it’s older.  That’s because for the purposes of this post, the point in the Michelle Bachmann bits of this post is the press attempt ... discuss

Countless times abolitionists have been told that we have no right to call Christians who are members of other churches to repent of abortion apathy, because it somehow disobeys the biblical struc ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Ebola is now a big enough concern that the American people deserve some straight answers. And judging from the latest polling, plenty of people will be listening to what they are. O ... discuss

The above photo is Flora Jessop with her sister Ruby Jessop.  Flora had worked for many years to help Ruby escape, and they were finally successful.--Since, I watch a lot of true crime shows, I s ... discuss

I see that Fleetwood Mac is back on tour.In fact, I just watched clips of three songs they performed live for the Today show and though interesting, it confirmed my longstanding conviction; namely, th ... discuss

Thursday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)Jesus said to his disciples:  "Suppose one of you has a friend to whom he goes at midnight and says, 'Friend, lend me ... discuss

I will be leaving in the morning for 3 days to do a \"Entering Canaan\" Hope & Healing retreat in Brighton, MI, so I will not be posting the next few days. Please keep us in your prayers. Things have ... discuss

Brittany Maynard has received worldwide attention after revealing she plans to kill herself on November 1. The 29-year-old terminally ill patient plans to take the lethal pill on November 1st to end h ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (10-07-14) Americans United for Life has filed an amicus curie (“friend-of-the-court”) brief – AUL’s 20th on anti-life policies in Obamacare – defending ... discuss

This Week's Program Includes Founder of 4th Musketeer and 'Hour of Power' Chamber PlayersContact: Palmer Holt, 704-663-3303GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Audiences around ... discuss

Oregon is one of five states, along with New Mexico, Montana, Washington , and Vermont, that allow “Death with Dignity” for terminally ill patients. Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act p ... discuss

Each year, my mom Ginny, sister Emma, and I, along with my mom's best friend from college (Grace a.k.a. "Aunt G"), take a trip to the Carolina coast for a couple days of fun, rest, and relaxation. The ... discuss

I've been struggling with wanting to express how I am feeling lately, but not knowing exactly how to. The thing is, each time I think of something to write, I remember that I have already written it b ... discuss

Erbil, Iraq, Oct 8, 2014 / 04:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An Iraqi bishop whose community is hosting more than 70,000 Christians who fled violence in Mosul and its surroundings has expressed dismay at the ... discuss

Here is your personal invitation to the national screening of Unfair: Exposing the IRS. Unfair: Exposing the IRSNext Tuesday, Oct. 14th7 PMOne Night Only EventComing to a theater near you!an styl ... discuss

To understand why Catholics pray to Mary, you must first know that Catholics do not worship or adore Mary or the other Saints. We worship God alone. To pray to a Saint is to ask them to intercede on o ... discuss

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk If you’re an American who’s been alive for more than a few years, I’m sure you’ve seen people take a stand for wh ... discuss

I love laptopscreens.com*, and I would be remiss not to tell you all so. I also  love our tech-geeky friend C. D. even more- he’s a friend of one of our sons-in-law, and he put us in touch with ... discuss

by Kelli On the left, it has become a source of frustration that the swift acceptance of gay rights has not been accompanied by a broader liberalization of sexual attitudes, particularly around reprod ... discuss

Hollywood celebrities often star in films and TV shows that feature pro-life plot lines. Unfortunately, these pro-life messages don’t follow them out of the studio. These are just a few actors whose ... discuss

My friend Naomi recently sent me a few pictures she took while on vacation this summer at Prince Edward Island in Canada.This is what she said: "Hi! We went to PEI this summer and I took many pictures ... discuss

My son Paul David Alexander may be suffering under the impression that he can stop the ravages of time. Alas, no amount of knowledge of temporal physics will prevent the inevitable, as was the case a ... discuss

John McCain, famously photographed with the kidnappers that sold off dual “citizen” Steven Soltoff to ISIS, has demonstrated the actual scam going on. Recent Islam convert, and human trafficker, P ... discuss

In September, a Swedish woman made medical history when she gave birth to her first child through birth by womb transplant. The 36-year-old mother, who chose not to disclose her identity, found out th ... discuss

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)Brothers and Sisters:  Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petitions, with thanksgiving, make your requests kno ... discuss

I’m a lesbian birthmother out of rape — now there’s something you don’t hear every day! I’ve lived a life many cannot fathom.  First, I was born with a serious genetic c ... discuss

Lately, advocates of legal abortion have attempted to give their ailing cause a shot in the arm. As John Stonestreet pointed out on BreakPoint recently, the tried and true “pro-choice” mon ... discuss

Monday of the Tewenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSThere was a scholar of the law who stood up to test Jesus and said,“Teacher, what must I do to inherit e ... discuss

The American Catholic Almanac: A Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United States by Brian BurchMy rating: 4 of 5 starsI'm a sucker for daily readers whether ... discuss

I agonized over whether to blog this or not.  I considered the privacy of our family. The confidentiality of my son. The acquaintances who may have elevated our family too much and will be crushe ... discuss

----- Original Message ----- From: Godfather Politics News  Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2014 Subject: "Obama's List of Most Disrespectful Insults to the Military" as posted by Dave Jolly, ... discuss

When you are an enthusiastic Catholic and  live in the New York City area, running into Fr. Groeschel is no great accomplishment, the man had a punishing schedule for decades. I remember runnin ... discuss

Larry and I just came back from participating in our local Life Chain. We said three rosaries and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy during the 90 minutes. Our little town is pretty sensible -- most people s ... discuss

Foster parenting can be a lonely business. It is tough to go out into the world and join playdates and homeschool co ops with families who just don't get it. Many try and many are willing to jump in ... discuss

A friend sent me the following email which I pass on because I found it so interesting and inspirational. So many holy men and women have died on days and at times that have such incredible links to s ... discuss

Father Benedict Groeschel and Cardinal Timothy DolanFather Benedict Groeschel died on the eve of the Feast of St. Francis.  I was able to hear Father Groeschel speak many times and had the great ... discuss

There once was a land, a magical land, with a chicken in every pot. And in this land, which was called Progressitopia, there were two peoples. There were those who saw the world as it was, and there w ... discuss

1st Reading: Isaiah 5:1-7 Let me now sing of my friend, my friend’s song concerning his vineyard. My friend had a vineyard on a fertile hillside; he spaded it, cleared it of stones, and planted ... discuss

I have known and been profoundly influenced by three priests in my life, all of whom, I am convinced, could and should be canonized. One of them is my long time friend, professor, and mentor, Fr. Ben ... discuss

Recently, my presence was requested at a dinner for out-of-towners from my friend’s youthful past. Owing to my conservative nature, opinionated and sometimes gruff replies, my lady friend asked that ... discuss

was born in 1182, the son of a wealthy cloth merchant. His early years were frivolous, but an experience of sickness and another of military service were instrumental in leading him to reflect on the ... discuss

Cardinal Kasper claims papal support, raps critics in new interviewCardinal Kasper: Pope wants bishops to decide on Communion proposalEvery time I hear the word "interview" linked with Pope Francis or ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliLife Issues says the deep, dark secret of the health industry is the “hastening of death” through euthanasia thanks to a lucrative market ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Life Issues says the deep, dark secret of the health industry is the “hastening of death” through euthanasia thanks to a lucrat ... discuss

Dawn Milberger is a wife, abortion survivor, and a pro-life speaker. Her story is nothing short of amazing — as she survived multiple abortion attempts. LifeNews blogger Melissa Ohden has profi ... discuss

Hollywood celebrities often star in films and TV shows that feature pro-life plot lines. Unfortunately, these pro-life messages don’t follow them out of the studio. These are just a few actors w ... discuss

Just recently I found out that my best friend had an abortion a month before I met her. In that moment, everything hit home for me. I sat there in silence, stunned. I felt like nothing I could say wou ... discuss

 Understanding that abortion involves more than a mother and the unborn child Editor’s note. On September 19, I posted the story, “Men and abortion: ‘Fighting in vain to save the ... discuss

Join Jen and the other Quicktakers over at the Conversion Diary.1. After a year or so away, I forgot how really, really vile a place the Huffington Post is.  (Click over and see the comment ... discuss

1. The big news is that my book, Seven Saints for Seven Virtues, should be on the shelves of bookstores by the end of next week (earlier than expected).  It will also be available for purchase on ... discuss

As this fall’s elections rapidly approach, pro-lifers have reason to be optimistic. We have a real chance of making significant pro-life gains in the United States Senate, perhaps even win enough se ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Oct 2, 2014 / 03:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Donald Wuerl ordained 43 seminarians from the Pontifical North American Collage in Rome as deacons, reminding them to always be open to G ... discuss

... Because liberal educators will do it if you don't.by Herman Cain: While I was taking a few days off from my radio show earlier this week, a friend shared with me that his 12-year-old had been aske ... discuss

Here is a nice tribute to Jim Traficant, a real man of the people, and the perhaps the last real Democrat in office. I loved this guy. If you’re too young to remember him, watch the videos at t ... discuss

Sunset, Oct. 3 – nightfall, Oct. 4, 2014by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: If you want to know the depth of Islamic intolerance and, indeed, hatred of other religions then all you need do is thin ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

We found out this week that we have a new Guardian Angel living at our house. This Blessed Creature may only live with us a few more days, a couple of more months or perhaps 18 years, but we welcome t ... discuss

I have known Trevor Loudon for a number of years now. It has been my greatest honor to work with him and call him my friend. A better man you will not find and a more ardent patriot does not exist. He ... discuss

This is Gay Pride Weekend in many cities across the US and the granddaddy of them all is right here in New York City. This is where it all started at Stonewall in 1969, and the Gay community is out i ... discuss

 Make your voice heard: Register to vote! By Elizabeth Spillman, National Right to Life Political Assistant Editor’s note. This excellent article appears in the September digital ed ... discuss

Another of my favorite feast days ... reposted because it's just that good! A statue of an angel at a cemetery in Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans, LouisianaDevotion to the Guardian Angels goes ... discuss

Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian citizen who came to the United States knowing that he had moved a woman dying of Ebola, has done us a favor.Duncan's ability to get to the U.S., most likely to take ad ... discuss

Born at Hambledon, Buckinghamshire, England, about 1218; died at Orvieto, Italy, 25 August, 1282.He was the son of William de Cantelupe and Millicent de Gournay, and thus a member of an illustrious an ... discuss

Sculptor Sister Mary Paula Beierschmitt, I.H.M., founder of the American Academy of the Sacred Arts in South Philadelphia and friend to the pro-life movement, died suddenly on September 28, 2013.  B ... discuss

These misguided souls [abortion industry workers] are our brothers and sisters in Christ, whether you like it or not. You can call someone a “baby killer” all day long. Not one of them lef ... discuss

Ello is a social networking site designed by people who got frustrated with the worst aspects of what's out there.Especially all the ads.Or consider this scenario: you have 500 people who like you fac ... discuss

October 1st is the feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, a saint who is very dear to my heart. Over the years, she has been a close friend and a powerful intercessor for me.Let me share a little about on ... discuss

In life and death, Margaret Sanger, the progenitor of the grisly abortion industry and the patron of the devastatingly destructive sexual revolution has been lauded as a “radiant” and “courageou ... discuss

From time to time we receive inquiries through the website's Contact page, wondering about starting a local abolitionist society. We love to encourage those who write in and give them material that ca ... discuss

29 September On the Feast of St. Michael and all Angels (or Michaelmas) we thank God for the many ways in which He lovingly watches over us, both directly and indirectly. We also remember that the ri ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Vincent DePaul. This saint has a special meaning in the lives of my family. My dear father-in-law was very active in working for the St. Vincent DePaul society throughout my ... discuss

Join Jen and the other Quicktakers over at the Conversion Diary.1.  Yesterday my sister came to save me when my Audi decided to die on the way to Noah's cross country meet. We had a very nic ... discuss

I want to ask all my fellow single ladies (and you single gentlemen who we've seen talking about marriage on Twitter lately; yes, we've noticed) a couple of very important questions. I know many of us ... discuss

Izzy's best friend, T, is going to RCIA this year and has asked me to be her sponsor. I've known T since she was a little girl.  Ever since she moved in two doors down she and Izzy have been BFFs ... discuss

Our friend Theresa from Lumina in last month's Aleteia article, "The Coveted Badge of 'Regret Free' Abortion". And what is Aleteia? "From the ancient Greek "Aletheia", "truth", is a worldwide Catholic ... discuss




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