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KATIE WRITES: A friend of mine at school is an atheist. She grew up in a Christian family, but struggles with a lot of questions that she wants answered. Yesterday, she told me that she was confused ... discuss

Chicago, Ill., Apr 24, 2015 / 04:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A strong leader, yet humble. Approachable, yet not preoccupied with a desire to be liked. A high-ranking prelate and intellectual powerhouse, y ... discuss

TweetBy Jaclyn WhiteIf you had told me three years ago that I would be standing up in front of images of abortion victims, advocating for their rights, I would have laughed at you. Yet, as I writ ... discuss

I ran into an old friend today that I have not seen in a few years because she had moved away. We actually did a lot of pro life work together back in the day.  It was great seeing her after suc ... discuss

Remember that your enemy is never a villain in his own eyes. This may leave you an opening to become his friend.Robert A. Heinlein ... discuss

One of the key issues regularly raised in the debate over redefining marriage to include same-sex couples has to do with the well-being of children. Defenders of the historical and natural definition ... discuss

VICTORIA WRITES: After falling in love with a boy, and then watching him date my friend, I have been on a roller coaster ​ride ​of emotions. I was depressed, then mad, then okay, then sad, and so ... discuss

"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends" - John 15:13 (NASB) The above-titled recent headline comes to us from the Vatican Insider, which brings us the startling ... discuss

Giving away/signing my book on healing ( last night at Lake Traverse Reservation. More soon!— Dawn Eden ن (@mypeacebook) April 22, 2015Today I retu ... discuss

In Wisconsin, Michael Rogan was killed while driving his pregnant wife, Niki, and their children to the hospital for the birth of the couple’s eighth child. According to WSAW News, Michael died ... discuss

This morning, Ramona told me about a dream she'd been having as I woke her up.Ramona: "You and I were tasting cheeses for a party -- "Me: "We were seeking Jesus? For a party?"Ramona: "No! Tasting chee ... discuss

Dr. Bill Smith: It is with great pleasure to share the following announcement. Erik Telford has been both a friend and an encourager to me since I first met him in 2008 when we met at SamSphere 2008. ... discuss

A pregnant woman in North Carolina was a shooting victim recently and her final words to 911 are chilling. Tragically, Kimberly Richardson, who was 6-months pregnant at the time, lay dying behind a lo ... discuss

Sent by a Texas Conservative and a very close friend Jim my dear people, the last year for me has been an annus horribilus. We have been tormented by questions about our handling of finances and the ... discuss

Every San Franciscan — and every friend of freedom — should learn about Eugene Fahy, a native of Northern California who took a stand against tyrants and never backed down. ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Apr 22, 2015 / 12:01 am (CNA).- Rabbi Elio Toaff, the first rabbi to welcome a Pope to a Roman synagogue, died Sunday at the age of 99. Pope Francis remembered him with gratitude, praisin ... discuss

I am going through old emails to find the correspondence between my friend Bex and I from when I was pregnant so I can print them out to keep it in Lily's memory chest. After Lily's father, Bex was th ... discuss

The Rosary will defeat Boko Haram!Nigerian Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme describes his vision:“Towards the end of last year I was in my chapel before the Blessed Sacrament… praying the rosary, and the ... discuss

Ten years ago, a burning desire to be a voice for the unborn was ignited in three leaders – in Texas, Virginia and Colorado. Having known each other for years, they rarely see one another aside from ... discuss

The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) today filed a reply brief in support of the ACLJ’s request that the Supreme Court review our False Claims Act (FCA) case against Planned Parenthood. The ... discuss

Thank goodness that my friend Don never forgets ... he's the one always reminding me it is San Jacinto Day He has told me many a time:I try to remember all of these good Texas holidays. They rea ... discuss

Asher Brown Durand, Kindred Spirits, 1849Kindred Spirits was commissioned by the merchant-collector Jonathan Sturges as a gift for William Cullen Bryant in gratitude for the nature poet's moving eulog ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by C.J. Williams of Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. When Adam found that among the creatures there was not one suitable for him as a partner (Gen ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergBy Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Hamilton Spectator reported that Herbert Dilts, who pled guilty to assisted suicide in the death of Bria ... discuss

  A contestant, Sally, on ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’ had reached the final plateau. If she answered the next question correctly, she would win $1,000,000. If she answered incorrectly, she w ... discuss

Yes, I know... there was a long gap between blog posts but I have good reasons. I've been busy, sick (physically exhausted), and I spent my afternoon-into-evening in the emergency room on Monday so, y ... discuss

LYDIA WRITES: I am having issues with a certain guy in my youth group and I’m not sure how to send him the message that I am not interested without being unduly rude. I care about him as a fri ... discuss

I was in a “discussion” on social media the other day, about the whole “gay marriage” issue, which went horribly. One “Christian” was arguing that nobody has a “right” to marriage. He ... discuss

Last night at our Fraternity meeting several people noted that with the Fraternity they felt as if they were among family - something they sensed even before beginning formation an ... discuss

Quote posted on my cousin’s Facebook page by a friend of hers. I made a meme for it. “It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work, and when we no longer ... discuss

Chicago, Ill., Apr 17, 2015 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The death of Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago on April 17 was met with an outpouring of prayer, as well as gratitude for the life and serv ... discuss

Trial began this week in the stabbing death of a pregnant teen whose boyfriend allegedly killed her when she refused to have an abortion. 17-year-old Ryan Matthews (above) is on trial for the murder o ... discuss

Check her DNA. She's not really a man biologically. She's a woman who mutilated her body by having her breasts cut off and pumped what was left with male hormones to produce body hair and a more muscu ... discuss

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A friend and I were talking recently, and we discussed the current state of Christian publishing. He asked me, “What really good books have not yet been written?” I thought about it for a ... discuss

Hillary Clinton is campaigning across Iowa attempting to connect with “regular folks.” But today she parked her campaign van in a disabled parking spot. What kind of regular folks disrespe ... discuss

Chaunie Bruise is the author of Tiny Blue Lines, a book on unplanned pregnancy, young motherhood and faith. She’s also a pro-life speaker and shares about her experience of having an unplanned pregn ... discuss

My friend Jacob Rudolfsson from Sweden joined me this morning with roughly a thousand people outside Ford’s Theater in Washington. We had come for an early morning tribute. Today is the 150th An ... discuss

A California committee has approved a bill that would force pregnancy centers providing women with abortion alternatives to refer women for abortions. Thousands of pregnancy centers across the nation ... discuss

Guest post by Dr. Michael J. New Emily Yoffe’s (pictured right) “Dear Prudence” advice column recently included a letter from a “pro-choice” woman who assisted her pro-li ... discuss

On April 15, we celebrate the feast of Blessed César de Bus, a priest, teacher, and founder of two religious congregations: the Fathers of Christian Doctrine and the Daughters of Christian Doctrine. ... discuss

My friend Elise sent me an article about a mom who added a sandbox to her baby's grave so his brother would feel more comfortable visiting his spot and it would not only be a sad place of where his mo ... discuss

I was arrested when I was 12 years old, a week after 6th grade had ended. It did not bode well for the summer before moving up to the junior high school. I was not alone though. My best friend Mike an ... discuss

  Abortion patient: Planned Parenthood’s counseling consisted of “five terse questions”  Sarah Terzo  Pro-choice author Jennifer Bau ... discuss

 Remembering the sister I never met By Dave Andrusko As I’ve mentioned many times, I am so blessed that pro-lifers send me stories tha ... discuss

By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh Her name is Chanel Murrish. Her mother experienced a normal pregnancy until her twenty week ultra-sound. They noticed the baby had a life-threatening heart condition that ... discuss

Sunset on the Camino. Photograph by Joseph Meaney. April 2015 With over 20 pounds of gear and backpack, and walking hundreds of miles to Santiago de Compostela, the pilgrim responds concretely to Chri ... discuss

If words matter–and you’ll find that I am very quick to contend that they do–then we ought to be careful with the language we speak. For some, this point might seem like something a ... discuss

April 13 is the feast day of Pope Saint Martin I. We know little of Saint Martin’s early life.  We do know that he was born in Umbria, Italy of a noble family. In his youth, he served as a lect ... discuss

by Joyce Cook, Letter to Editor: The pitchforks were out last week after an unsuspecting young woman whose family owned a pizza restaurant in Walkerton, Ind., was ambushed by a reporter who was on a m ... discuss

Best Buds My oldest son is a year behind in school, so his best buddy is graduating a year ahead of him. Granted, his best buddy is about 6-8 months older, but they have grown up together and it is a ... discuss

From the Elliot Institute     Sunday begins Coerced Abortion Awareness Week. The Elliot Institute will be sharingthe personal stories of those who have experienced a coerced or unwanted a ... discuss

……Did anyone happen to see this on The State Run OBAMA Networks? I know I didn’t and I’m sure you didn’t either! How sad is this beating to a homeless man standing in fro ... discuss

Jesus asked that the Feast of the Divine Mercy be preceded by a Novena to the Divine Mercy which would begin on Good Friday. He gave St. Faustina an intention to pray for on each day of the Novena, sa ... discuss

I never cared much for science in school. At all. And, yet, last week I found myself sitting in front of my computer for a day and a half listening to public workshops at the Institute of Medicine on ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1. When I first started dating Mr. Pete, he and his friends co-owned a 1948 DeSoto.  They kept it parked at Mr. Pete's sister's garage for a lo ... discuss

In North Carolina, Cher Lair and her husband Stephen have six boys and are expecting another baby in August. For this baby, they decided to have a gender reveal party but left the secret in the hands ... discuss

Okay, if we’re all done laughing about #SalonChristianitySecrets ….The problem with clickbait headlines is that, all too often, they don’t entice you to read the story. Rather, they become the s ... discuss

In a new video from CareNet, a woman named Amy shares her story of feeling forced into an abortion after being sexual assaulted by a close friend. She said, “I felt very forced into my decision. Som ... discuss

Today is the feast of Saint Michael de Sanctis, also known as St. Michael of the Saints, a Spanish Discalced Trinitarian priest, the patron of cancer patients.Michael Argemir was born on September 29, ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Once a year the butterflies come to Tucson Botanical Gardens. I love to watch them, although I have a friend who won’t do that. She believes that they are unhappy and beating their ... discuss

By James Gottry, Esq., Marketing Director Legal Services Two big stories emerged last week.  The first is that the Indiana Legislature announced a “fix” to the state’s Religious Freedom Restor ... discuss

Rosaria Butterfield is one of the bravest people I know. Her profound transformation in Christ after a life of lesbianism has subjected her to public attacks and harsh comments, to which she responds ... discuss

 “Dehumanizing the Vulnerable: The War of Words Against the Victims” By Dave Andrusko What a picker-upper. Just today I received an e ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: If you get your news primarily from entertainment shows or social media, you might think that same-sex marriage has already been recognized as a constitutional right. In fact, ... discuss

by Jim Hoft With The Gateway Pundit on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Washington florist Barronelle Stutzman was convicted of refusing to provide flowers to a friend’s wedding. She referred her friends to ... discuss

 Death, lies, and relativism in the Purvi Patel feticide conviction By Calvin Freiburger Proving that there are still states which take b ... discuss

The saint of the day for April 8 is St. Julie Billart.Saint Julie was born in Cuvilly, France, on July 12, 1751 to a loving family. She was a woman of serenity, despite the great personal suffering sh ... discuss

A woman in Indianapolis was jailed last week for feticide. This is the story of a pro-choice redditor who looked into the details of the conviction and discovered that many media stories about this ca ... discuss

I know I'm notoriously private about my love life (friends like to joke that I'll probably be married before they find out there's even a guy in my life) but I've been inspired to write about romantic ... discuss

In early 1991, Curt Smith hired me to serve in the press office of U.S. Sen. Dan Coats (R-IN).  He was my boss for more than three years, working in harness for one of the finest men to serve in ... discuss

Last month, when I talked with Haley and Christy on the Fountains of Carrots podcast, they asked a great question about when couples convert. Haley and Daniel came in to the Church at the same time; A ... discuss

6 April AD 1528 Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), a native of Nuernberg, Germany, was one of the most learned of Renaissance artists and ranked among the great minds of Humanism. His paintings and woodcut ... discuss

 Anne Lamott, abortion, and the “cat” she did not allow in her life By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Author Anne Lamott turns 61 this ... discuss

"Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances which we know to be desperate."                                &nb ... discuss

Vasily Ivanovich Belavin, the future Saint Tikhon, was born on January 19, 1865 into the family of Ioann Belavin, a rural priest of the Toropetz district of the Pskov diocese. His childhood and adoles ... discuss

The headline from Yahoo! Health:What The 18-35 Set REALLY Thinks About Marriage, Abortion, And Birth ControlSeven percent of millenial women say they’ve had an unintended pregnancy, but 42 percent s ... discuss

This is not likely the optimal time to review the effect of all our efforts to navigate, invigorate and evaluate the evangelical validity and success of our Paschal Time efforts as regards liturgy and ... discuss

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)by Alan Caruba: I’d be surprised to learn that anyone in the Obama and Holder Department of Justice even knows how to spell “justice.” On the same day it announced an ... discuss

Easter SundayApril 5, 2015Grace Lutheran Church, Racine, WIChrist is Risen! He is risen indeed. Alleluia!Death lies in shambles. But Jesus is alive!Your sins are distant memory. Jesus has paid the ... discuss

Read the article here.Dick Black is a pro-life hero who has never fled from the battleground. I first met him fighting in the abortion wars when he joined a Les Femmes event protesting a Catholic pari ... discuss

This article was published on the HOPE Australia website on April 1, 2015.To discourage or deny hope must be one of the cruelest things any one person can do to another.Paul RussellBy Paul Russell, th ... discuss

Top Ten Hints for a Successful MarriageHere are ten practical exhortations to keep your marriage sharp, happy, and as effective a ministry as it can be.10) Take Nothing for Granted.Routine can be comf ... discuss

  The Ryerson Student’s Union thinks sexual violence is a problem. Pro-lifers agree, and we’ve got some solutions.    Adam Peters    ... discuss

I confess.  Now that I’m no longer playing politics, I don’t follow the news as closely as perhaps I should. That’s why I was a bit confused the other night when a friend posted on ... discuss

Easter Sunday, (April 5, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Mark 16:1–8 ... discuss

The author interviewing Rand Paul. Libertarianism no longer seriously can be considered marginal. It has emerged as an important part of our public discourse. Sen. Rand Paul writes, “They say the li ... discuss

I want to share yet another gift God has given me in Lily's life and death.He has shown me the importance of "purposeful remembrance." Through my pain, God has given me more compassion for others in p ... discuss

For the past five years, I have placed a high value on my popularity — what people currently thought of me. It was one of my biggest priorities, but not in the way the typical teenager thinks of po ... discuss

You know that sugar bomb cereal with the little dried marshmallow hearts, moons, stars? And you know how every kid in the country at some point as sat and picked the marshmallows out from the already ... discuss

On this Good Friday as we reflect on Christ's Passion ... take time to read this guest post by Dr. Robert Owens ... this world and its politics is indeed a soap opera, and we all would do well to ke ... discuss

A woman in Indianapolis was jailed this week for feticide. This is the story of a pro-choice redditor who looked into the details of the conviction and discovered that many media stories about this ca ... discuss

A friend of mine is a retired police detective. Over the years, I’ve asked him on numerous occasions what it... The post No Greater Love Than This appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

The Collects for the DayALMIGHTY God, we beseech thee graciously to behold this thy family, for which our Lord Jesus Christ was contented to be betrayed, and given up into the hands of wicked men, and ... discuss

In coming weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will be flooded with “amicus curiae” (“friend-of-the-court”) briefs detailing the specialized arguments of a variety of interests on whe ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C.:Congress is not in session. D.C. Buzz Items:Democrat U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey has been formally indicted on 14 counts of public corruption charges by a federal ... discuss

 There’s always hope–“60 Minutes” spotlights brain tumor treatment breakthrough To discourage or deny hope must be one of the crue ... discuss

By FILIP MAZURCZAK | KRAKOW, Poland — “He was a saint. He was a saint,” Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz previously told the Register about the pope to whom he was secretary. T ... discuss

(June 27, 1818 – April 2, 1876) was a priest, educator and missionary of the Episcopal Church of the United States of America.Breck was born near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended high school ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: This is NOT an April Fools joke. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey has been formally indicted on public corruption charges by a federal grand jury.Unfortunately ... discuss

By Joshua Tijerina, Vice President of Digital Communications @JoshuaADF Lots of responses on social media about RFRA. Some involve telling me that I’m a bigot whom they hate, and that my religion h ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I was motivated to join the pro-life movement out of a feeling of necessity. I knew abortion is a moral wrong and ... discuss

Passover starts Friday (on Good Friday) 3 April, 2015. Over on Facebook a friend a asked (for a friend) if Rice Krispie treats were Kosher. They can be, if you use vegan marshmallows and use a butter ... discuss

Holy Wednesday (Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Surely it is not I, Rabbi?”He answered, “You have said so.”Few things hurt more than a friend who betray ... discuss

Now, why am I not shocked nor surprised at this? Jeb Bush has given his tacit endorsement to a new group that can collect unlimited amounts of money in secret, part of a bold effort by his advisers to ... discuss

By JULIET LINDERMAN and MEREDITH SOMERS read more ... discuss

It's Holy Week in the Philippines and it is the time "overflowing" with tradition and "traditional" liturgical abuse and weirdos.Each parish has it's own beautiful, non liturgical tradition that we Fi ... discuss

I have a couple humorous stories that I've been wanting to share for quite a while now.When I went to Ellerslie Leadership Training in the fall of 2011, I wasn't prepared for how I'd feel like I didn' ... discuss

We are living in interesting times. Very interesting times. It used to be that people could agree to disagree with each other and that's all there was to it. If you didn't like the cut of a man's jib ... discuss

Last Saturday I woke, took a cup of coffee outside and sat listening to the early morning sounds. A beautiful Spring day was promised. The birds were beginning to awaken, it was lovely, peaceful ... discuss

Always at the right time, it seems, we are reminded of Iran’s deplorable human rights record.  Just as the P5+1 and Iran are approaching the deadline to conclude negotiations over Iran’s nucl ... discuss

by Rick Manning: It is hard to put a good spin on the Obama administration's dealings in the Middle East.The nuclear treaty negotiations with Iran now reportedly not only won't be sent to the Senate ... discuss

This research article was published by the Heritage Foundation on March 24, 2015.Ryan AndersonBy Ryan T Anderson PhDAbstractAllowing physician-assisted suicide would be a grave mistake for four reason ... discuss

Dear Lemondrop, It’s your daddy. I want you to know how hard your mommy and I prayed for you. We asked God for you.  We prayed for a family and God has blessed us with both you and your older broth ... discuss

I recently bought yet another cookbook, on the recommendation of several readers at my regular blog. The book is Extending the Table. It follows the same format as an old family favorite, The More Wit ... discuss

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

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author : Libertarianism no longer seriously can be considered marginal. It has emerged as an important part of our public discourse.Sen. Rand Paul writes, “They say the ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: Children who were scheduled to be aborted are alive today ... because over these past 40 days, God blessed your prayers and peaceful vigil. In fact, ... discuss

In 1977, Melissa Ohden survived a saline infusion abortion. Now she is the founder of The Abortion Survivors Network, an organization that exists to educate the public on abortion survivors and to off ... discuss

Addressing the American University  Catholic Community at AU's multifaith center, April 20, 2013. To have me speak at your college or parish, contact me via the form in the right-hand sidebar.Tod ... discuss

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

We've been really enjoying a couple of travelogue style documentaries starring well known actor Ewan McGregor and his friend Charley Boorman. Both motorcycle enthusiasts, they came up with the idea of ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I was motivated to join the pro-life movement through exposure to a graphic video of an abortion procedure. The th ... discuss

Children who were scheduled to be aborted are alive today … because over these past 40 days, God blessed your prayers and peaceful vigil. In fact, we know of … 402 babies saved from abortion ... discuss

I am not easily offended. People will sometimes apologize to me for something they have said or something they have done, concerned that I was offended at their behavior. But I rarely am. It u ... discuss

Since I hear that they want to replace Air Force One I thought this would be a good joke for today...President Obama was visiting a primary school in North Carolina and visited a fourth grade class. T ... discuss

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

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

Continuing from my previous post, I write now about the coming four years. Next week, I am beginning my first semester of Ph.D. studies at Ave Maria University. I am really excited for my classes over ... discuss

For your career academic: While I usually don't do non-book product endorsements, I cannot begin to tell you how awesome this is a.) for reading comfortably at one's desk, b.) for annotating margins, ... discuss

Before anyone gets on my case about not having the statues covered, I would like to say that this is a picture of the roses I got for my book cave on St. Therese's feast day last year. ;)This year, Le ... discuss

BY BIG DOG ON MAR 23, 2015 Hillary Clinton is a typical progressive who, like her former boss, believes the ends justify the means and that anything she does in pursuit of liberal ideology is OK. Ho ... discuss

Sushi is picnic food in Japan and Korea. only in Korean, it’s not sushi, it’s kimbap/gimbap/김밥 , and 김밥 doesn’t usually include vinegar, but does have sesame oil. A lot of s ... discuss

This post might be all over the place, so bear with me. I'm about to get really raw and vulnerable.I don't want Lily to be seen as a "sad thing that happened to me." I don't want other people to look ... discuss

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

From The Jewish ChronicleBy Melanie PhillipsIn New York last week, I was talking to American Jews anxious about the very difficult relationship between President Obama and Israel's newly re-elected ... discuss

 Why Disability Rights Groups Oppose Assisted Suicide The disability rights community is one of the most vocal opponents of assisted suici ... discuss

I needed a lightweight skirt for spring. I hunted around at the thrift shop, but all I could find was this dress: Some people would call me pseudo-Amish. Some would call me frumpy. Some would call me ... discuss

1. Spring has arrived here in Wichita! Above are just a few of the signs I have been seeing in my yard.Below is another sign of spring.2. On Palm Sunday evening, I will be a guest on Fr. Ronald P. Leg ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 26th is St. Margaret Clitherow, patron of businesswomen, converts, and martyrs.Margaret was born in Middleton, England, in 1555, of protestant parents. An attractive wom ... discuss

This is the final post in a series of student testimonies following the SFLI trip the March for Life in Washington, D.C. Today’s story comes from Maddie, a freshman at Columbia College.  Maddie ... discuss

Austin Farrer. (Image source:, my friend Devin Rose, who works for Fr. Joseph Barron’s and runs St. Joseph’s Vanguard, posted this lengthy comment on his Facebook ... discuss

“Our Lord has shown me the way that leads to love – it is the only way that leads to love – it is the way of childlike trust and surrender; the way a child that sleeps is afraid of nothing in it ... discuss

Fork in the Road The other day, in a moment of grief, looking down at the ground in deep thought, I walked right over this pitiful fork. It was at the edge of the driveway next to the waste container ... discuss

A three-year-old named Lee defends the abortion of his sister in a new children’s book – by an author with her own “ghost sister.” “Sister Apple, Sister Pig” by Mary Walling Blackburn focu ... discuss

If you’ve wondered why activity at the blogs (Vital Signs Blog and The Book Den) has been slow the last couple of months, there has just been an awful lot going on.  For amid the regular duties ... discuss

In January of 1848, 20-year-old Ann Gallager of Boston approached a married friend, Catherine Beath, with the news that she was pregnant. Ann asked Catherine to go with her to Dr. John Stevens to arra ... discuss

Dear LifeSharers,                                 March 2015This month’s letter combines three things. The first is a ... discuss

I don’t think I’ll be doing this again.   So much happens on Facebook that I thought I’d put a few clips on my blog just to show that nothing on the blog doesn’t mean ... discuss

The façade must be maintained at all costs. You can never be allowed to see the man behind the curtain because once the light is shined on all this, it all comes tumbling down – immediately recogni ... discuss

I remember back in junior high school, having a then-deep and philosophical conversation with one of my equally-deep 12 year old friends about what makes a bad word "bad".We surmised that we should be ... discuss

Lily Katherine's birthday was absolutely precious! It is amazing to see how the Lord perfectly planned out every small detail to make it memorable and special for my family and I as we love and miss t ... discuss

A friend of mine, Happy Miles, owned one in the 70's. Not sure where/what happened to it. Happy is on Facebook.  I'll send him a copy of this.  He'll like it. .bob harrold ----- ... discuss

photo credit: Motty, Creative Commons Attribution LicenseI was just going to post something silly and run away, but then I felt guilty about having time for a joke and no time to honor St. Joseph ... discuss

Today is March 17, St. Patrick's Day. Be blessed, safe, and happy however you are celebrating Ireland's patron saint.Saint Patrick's BreastplateChrist be with me, Christ within me,Christ behind me, Ch ... discuss

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

Recently I've been re-reading the books that I read as a teenager and a young adult. Yes, I'm still technically a young adult at 29 but I'm talking about my early to mid 20s. If you're following me on ... discuss

I had the chance to meet Pascale Dery at the Cavendish Mall a few weeks ago. I am very impressed. she will be an excellent Conservative Candidate for TMR. She is a well known journalist. She is f ... discuss

When my daughters were young, I wrote about "Lent with Young Children."We always did our Lamb of God calendar:We put beans in the Sacrifice Jar for every tiny, kind act, and every prayer sincerely utt ... discuss

IRTL News March April 2015  – Next stop: Iowa Supreme Court, Planned Parenthood v. Iowa Board of Medicine – Pro-Lifers March in Des Moines, Washington D.C. – Stats Suggest Planned P ... discuss

I received an angry, shrill response to my previous post "A Problem With Gay Straight Alliances". Let me refer to the person as G.T. Part of his email that was sent stated:"This sir is a step WAAAAAAA ... discuss

We’ve just come through one of Colorado’s uncommon extended cold, gray, snowy spells. That beautiful sunshine poked through, then poured out, this morning. Temperatures rose above freezing ... discuss

TweetBy Roland Verhey“You guys are sick. This is disgusting. This is child porn. I can’t believe you’re doing this!” His words made me study the pictures of dead children again. I had forgotte ... discuss

p://" alt="Quill Writing" /> My chief desire in all my writings, is to exalt the Lord Jesus Christ and make Him beautiful and gl ... discuss

Susan Rice, President Obama’s National Security Advisor, told TV talk show host Charlie Rose that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech before Congress about Iran is “destr ... discuss

.....John decided to go skiing with his buddy, Keith.  So they loaded up John' s minivan and headed north.   After driving for a few hours, they got caught in a terrible blizzard.   ... discuss

I saw Unbroken, the movie at the theaters twice and reviewed it here on my blog. After seeing it, I knew I had to read the book that it was based on.  The movie was good, but the book was so much ... discuss

So here’s a soup I’ve been hearing about all winter but have yet to try my hand at.  Lentil soup.  Partially inspired by my friend and co-worker Raeann, who makes this pretty regularly, ... discuss

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

I’ve put off writing on homosexual “marriage” for many years. My good friend and ministry colleague, Eric Holmberg, has been producing a series on the homosexual political movement ... discuss

Wisdom - Chapter 3But the souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and no torment will ever touch them.In the eyes of the foolish they seemed to have died, and their departure was thou ... discuss

Let’s put it this way – some days I’m more competent than others.  I’m feeling that it’s time for another blogpost lest people will figure I’ve died.  Not so.  I ... discuss

A couple of weeks ago, as I was hauling children and carrying out the mundaneness of life, my husband sent a text message. It read, "What are you passionate about? What makes you want to get up in t ... discuss

One of my oldest friends (who I've known for over a decade) doesn't like social media very much. She uses Facebook sparingly, doesn't have a Twitter account, and takes forever to reply to messages not ... discuss

Affordable Plumbing Act of 2014 is an adaption of SunBeams Times' Joe The Plumber and the Affordable Pumbing Act of 2013Self explanatory!*Only weeks after leaving office on January 20, 2017, former pr ... discuss

National Review Online today features a new interview with me by Kathryn Jean Lopez in which I share the message of the new Catholic edition of The Thrill of the Chaste: "Understanding the Catholic Ch ... discuss

I got some really good advice at an Apologia Homeschool Conference a few years ago … and you’ll have to forgive me for paraphrasing it from memory, but it went something like this: “ ... discuss

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

We would read them with a fox. We read them with some clocks. Affiliate links? We do not care. We will read them anywhere. Helen of the Old House A best-seller when it was published. This author also ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 8, 2015 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis traveled in the eastern outskirts of Rome on Sunday afternoon to hear confessions and say Mass at a parish known for its commitment t ... discuss

Mary Donigan, age 22, died on February 6, 1870, at the Brooklyn home of long-time friend Mrs. Bridget Dillon. Mary had come to her home on a Monday afternoon about three weeks before her death, lookin ... discuss

On February 11, 1871, Dr. C. C. O'Donnell was arrested for murder in the death of 20-year-old mother and homemaker. Addie Hand of Clemtina Street, San Francisco. Addie had died at her home o ... discuss

As a counterpunch to left-wing science fiction writer China Miéville’s list of Sci-Fi/Fantasy novels for socialists, Samuel Goldman of the American Conservative penned “10 Sci Fi and Fantasy Work ... discuss

I am very disappointed in AM 980 London Ontario. They have suspended my friend Andrew Lawton. You can read more about it here. Please email and register your displeasure at this act of ... discuss

I was saddened when I read something from a very good friend of mine:"May they burn in Hell!"He's a Muslim.Is that what he really wants? For people to burn in Hell?"Oh, but he's a Muslim!" you sayYes, ... discuss

One of my favorite quotes is that unforgiveness is like drinking poison, hoping the other person will die. Most of the time, the other person doesn't even know you feel the way you do, and THEY'RE ce ... discuss

Father Anthony Buś's radio interview with me today for his "Winds of Change" show, in which I discussed The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition) and My Peace I Give You, was a grace-filled experi ... discuss

PZ Myers is at it again, this time ranting about pro-life apologist Kristan Hawkins, executive director of Students for Life of America. I've taken Myers to task before for his dishonest argumentation ... discuss

  Y’know . . . I don’t mind admitting when I’ve screwed up or made a bad decision or said something before I had all the facts. Some people can’t bring themselves to admit they’re wr- ... discuss

Subtitle: Don't be Buster Keaton in the gif.I haven't blogged in a couple of days because of a series of unfortunate events (though this is far from a Lemony Snicket book.) From the day of my last blo ... discuss

By Michael JohnsThe largest and most impactful political movement, at least since the civil rights movement and perhaps in all of American history, originated in the minds and efforts of les ... discuss

By Michael JohnsThe largest and most impactful political movement, at least since the civil rights movement and perhaps in all of American history, originated in the minds and efforts of les ... discuss

Years ago, I sat down to lunch with a young man responsible for getting me around his university. I was set to speak there for the next two days, one training event and an event interacting with the s ... discuss

My friend Derek Fildebrandt. Is running for the Wildrose nomination in Strathmore-Brooks. He is a true fiscal conservative. He is what Alberta needs to oppose the too long entrenched pcs. I urge my A ... discuss

I went to visit an old friend today. As I made the long drive to his house I started counting up the years and realized I have known him for almost 50 years. To my sadness and regret I have allowed to ... discuss

Michael J. Totten talking truth about American Sniper. Read the whole thing here.  No experience produces as much anxiety as going to war, and anxiety changes the brain chemistry—sometimes te ... discuss

Have you ever been just sucked into such a whirlwind that you felt you were doing good just to make sure your teeth were brushed and all the urgent things of life tended to? Like you were on a wild ri ... discuss

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

Thanks to the Catholic supersite New Advent, you can now read an exclusive excerpt of my newly revised and updated Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition). It begins:My friend Father Augustine Wetta, ... discuss

Memorial Service for Brenda Grinager, (January 23, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 10:27–30) TITLE: “Hearing the Voice of the Good Shepherd” ... discuss




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