Topic: grace

April 21 is the optional memorial of St. Anselm, bishop and doctor of the Church.St. Anselm (1033-1109) was born in Aosta, Italy, and died in Canterbury, England. St. Anselm's contributions to th ... discuss

Outside my window...I am thinking...about my Aunt Dorothy who turned 95 last week, and found the time to write me a beautiful thank you note for the flowers I sent. She has lovely handwriting!I am tha ... discuss

(1033 – April 21, 1109) was an Italian medieval philosopher, theologian, and church official who held the office of Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. Called the founder of scholasticism, h ... discuss

20 April AD 1558 Johannes Bugenhagen (1485-1558), was from Pomerania in northern Germany. Because of his ancestral region, he took the Latin name Pomeranus and Martin Luther often called him "Doctor ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be to all in Jesus' Name and to those who visit this blog and read this post with the animus of insult me and share your invectives: may the Lord truly and richly bless you. *Blessed b ... discuss

 Living with Cancer, Living with Grace By Carol Tobias, President Maggie KarnerA few years ago, I had the privilege of meeting Maggie Karn ... discuss

Twice in Matthew's gospel Jesus references Hosea.The first time is after he calls Matthew the tax collector to join him. Matt ends up hosting a party for Jesus and invites all his sinful friends to co ... discuss

I find one of the trickiest matters of Christian living to be the matter of motives. I often find myself wondering why I do the things I do. Just as often, I find myself wondering why I do not ... discuss

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The Collect.ALMIGHTY God, who hast given thine only Son to be unto us both a sacrifice for sin, and also an ensample of godly life; Give us grace that we may always most thankfully receive that his in ... discuss

I never realized what a perfectionist I can be until it comes to things having to do with Lily. I've written before about how I want the things I do for her to be perfect. It makes me agitated when th ... discuss

Bauer Media Group USA Launches First-of-its-Kind Magazine: Simple GraceOn newsstands nationwide April 10Contact: Nik Lashley, Editor-at-Large, 201-569-6699, nlashley@bauerpublishing.com; Lindsay Ferra ... discuss

A Danish cleric identified as a rightwing political and cultural figure in the Denmark of the 1930s became the center of moral and intellectual resistance to the Nazi occupation of Denmark.  Kaj Munk ... 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

Statement from Human Life International on the passing of Cardinal Francis George, the Emeritus Archbishop of Chicago: “The priests and staff of Human Life International mourn the loss of Cardin ... discuss

By Susan Klemond | MUSIC | Singing is part of daily life for the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles — they sing at Mass, during the Liturgy of the Hours and duri ... discuss

“I am asking my priests to stay. That is our duty. We count on God’s grace. We must not be afraid. Providence won’t let us fall.” Though still shaken up by a brutal Easter we ... discuss

I am honored to be a part of the virtual blog tour for Eve's Apple by Marie Therese Kceif. This is a book that I can hardly wait to read! I enjoy reading personal spiritual memoirs and learning how Go ... discuss

Hate is sin. Hate is disobedience to God. "Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him" (I John 3:15). To rage against, physically or ve ... discuss

A doctor, a reporter, a nun and a philosophy Ph.D. walk into a room… Such was the setting of a Washington, DC roundtable event entitled “Living Life to Its Fullest” – as Dr. Farr Curlin (Duke ... discuss

As many of my readers know, I worship and serve as a pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Toronto, Ontario. What my readers may not know is that my local church has been served faithfully by& ... discuss

Bauer Media Group USA Launches First-of-its-Kind Magazine: Simple GraceOn newsstands nationwide April 10Contact: Nik Lashley, Editor-at-Large, 201-569-6699, nlashley@bauerpublishing.com; Lindsay Ferra ... discuss

Today I met a 14 year old boy who was paralyzed in a freak accident last summer. He is quadriplegic. It's not yet been a year since his accident. I'm not sure if the reality of severe, permanent ... discuss

The idol of “convenience” has been resolved by abortion in a society that treats sexual freedom as an ultimate public good. Abortion has been made out to be a political, cultural, social, and ec ... discuss

The great and holy Benedict XVI celebrates his 88th birthday today, and we wish him every grace and blessing and thank him for the extraordinary accomplishments of his papacy.  There was no behin ... 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

The other day I took Grammerly’s Who is your poet BFF? quiz and got Maya Angelou. I didn’t really think much of the results until I read the poem that was listed on the author’s pag ... discuss

Today, April 14, is the feast of St. Bernadette Soubirous, a mystic and visionary at Lourdes, France. St. Bernadette is the patron of: Lourdes, the poor, the sick, and people ridiculed for their ... discuss

by Rolley Haggard, Contributing Author: It is generally held by both Protestant and Catholic scholars that those dying in infancy—including those whose lives are ended by abortion—are graciously, ... discuss

Today I met a 14 year old boy who was paralyzed in a freak accident last summer. He is quadriplegic. It's not yet been just a year since his accident. I'm not sure if the reality of severe, perma ... discuss

Sometimes pride looks an awful lot like humility. There are times that our pride convinces us to put on a great show of what looks to all the world like humility so that we will be seen and ac ... 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

In the 1800's, the Hawaiian Islands suffered a severe leprosy epidemic, which was dealt with largely by isolating lepers on the island of Molokai. They were simply dumped there and left to fend for th ... discuss

A Texas couple is welcoming the first-ever all-girl quintuplets to ever be born in the United States. The feat of giving birth to five little girls all at once is so rare that the last time it occurre ... 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

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?In speaking up for the unborn against the injustice of abortion, I saw God's grace work through my weakness. The u ... discuss

In preaching, the Church's message must always be spoken with frankness and courage, without fear of announcing the truth. These were the words of Pope Francis in his morning homily at Casa Santa M ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 13, 2015 / 02:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Giving witness to Jesus Christ is more than mere advertising, Pope Francis said: it's the act of courage in proclaiming the Gospel “with f ... discuss

 There has been a lot of progress over the years, in understanding the impact of abortion.  I personally, will always be so grateful to the Elliot Institute for understanding exactly how ... discuss

Better late than never...A man walks into an inn and greets the innkeeper at the front desk. The man asked the innkeeper for a room and the innkeeper says, "Ok, $15 for a room, $5 if you make your own ... discuss

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In Philadelphia, a woman was arrested after she left her severely disabled son in the woods for several days. According to ABC News, the young man is 21-years-old, a quadriplegic and has cerebral pals ... discuss

 Lauren Hill: Rest in Peace By Dave Andrusko Lauren Hill with Hall of Fame coach Pat Summitt. Lauren received the Pat Summitt Most Courage ... discuss

From How to Celebrate Divine Mercy SundayDuring the Mass of canonization of St. Faustina on April 30, 2000, the year of the Great Jubilee, Pope John Paul II proclaimed: "It is important then that ... discuss

¶ At Morning Prayer, instead of the Venite, the following shall be said, and may be said throughout the Octave.CHRIST our Passover is sacrificed for us: * therefore let us keep the feast, Not with ol ... discuss

Guthlac was the son of Penwald, a minor prince from the Royal Mercian House of Icling, and his wife, Tette. Born around AD 673, he was a serious child, not given to boyish pranks. Yet upon reaching ma ... discuss

On April 11, the Church celebrates St. Gemma Galgani, virgin, mystic, stigmatist, visionary, and victim soul. Saint Gemma is the patron saint of: pharmacists, loss of parents, those suffering wit ... discuss

¶ At Morning Prayer, instead of the Venite, the following shall be said, and may be said throughout the Octave.CHRIST our Passover is sacrificed for us: * therefore let us keep the feast, Not with ol ... 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

IS THE NEW EVANGELIZATION BEING DIVERTED INTO A NEW CAPITULATION? By Fr. Tom CollinsAs the Church seeks to embrace the call to a new evangelization, we must ask ourselves whether it is possible t ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I was first motivated to join the pro-life movement while studying European history in high school. The courage of ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Derek and Annette George were happily expecting the arrival of their baby boy when doctors gave them a grim diagnosis: their son had hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a conditi ... discuss

(1796-1877) is considered to be the father of the Episcopal Church School Movement in the United States. He was a Protestant Episcopal clergyman in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America ... discuss

¶ At Morning Prayer, instead of the Venite, the following shall be said, and may be said throughout the Octave.CHRIST our Passover is sacrificed for us: * therefore let us keep the feast, Not with ol ... discuss

born in 1686, became a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge in 1711, but in 1714, at the death of Queen Anne, he became a non-Juror: that is to say, he found himself unable to take the required oath ... discuss

¶ At Morning Prayer, instead of the Venite, the following shall be said, and may be said throughout the Octave.CHRIST our Passover is sacrificed for us: * therefore let us keep the feast, Not with ol ... discuss

Georgios Aggelopoulos was born in Dimitsana, Arcadia prefecture in 1746 to poor parents. A studious child, Georgios attended school at Dimitsana before continuing his education in Athens for two years ... discuss

¶ At Morning Prayer, instead of the Venite, the following shall be said, and may be said throughout the Octave.CHRIST our Passover is sacrificed for us: * therefore let us keep the feast, Not with ol ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books, and, well, they just keep coming! In the last couple of weeks my mailbox has been very ne ... discuss

Twenty-Two Years - Here’s another strong article from Greg Lucas: “My son turns twenty-two tomorrow, and his mom and I will grieve—deeply, silently, secretly, and personally.” ... 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

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Recently, the news has been tough for Christians here at home and abroad. Some of what’s been taking place is simply horrific: Islamist ... 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

\"Jesus Christ is risen!  Love has triumphed over hatred, life has conquered death, light has dispelled the darkness!\"  Pope Francis I have been struggling lately with forgiveness and l ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie – being able to “upload” our minds to computers to live on after we die, to f ... discuss

I've been having an email exchange with the Florida Family Association over the Project Veritas' report on universities supporting ISIS. James O'Keefe irritates me a little with his "gotcha" approach, ... discuss

The injustice and cruelty of the Soviet Union’s vast organization of labor camps in the 1930’s and 1940’s are now well known. But that knowledge didn’t have to surface. Indeed, without the gra ... discuss

Sixth Day \"Today bring to Me The Meek and Humble Souls and the Souls of  Little Children and immerse them in My mercy. These souls most closely resemble My Heart. They strengthened Me during M ... discuss

In one of Miss Mason’s books she talks about the value of having the  children look long upon a picture or a particular vista while out on  a nature walk, and memorize it so they can close the ... 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

In her diary, St. Faustina wrote that Jesus told her:"On each day of the novena you will bring to My heart a different group of souls and you will immerse them in this ocean of My mercy ... On each da ... 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

I very much dislike feeling as if I must defend my love for Lily or defend the fact that she is an irreplaceable precious life that I will grieve for the rest of my days. Lily is just as real as any o ... discuss

I recently read a blog post by Monsignor Charles Pope on the Archdiocese of Washington web site, “Mercy! So Great a Gift – Why Many Parishes Need to Reconsider When They Offer the Sacrament of Con ... discuss

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

I got some beautiful lilies to bloom on Easter, as a reminder of the redemption made available through Christ's shed blood, death, and resurrection.It's amazing that the lily is the flower associated ... 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

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

Prayer to St. Faustina O Jesus, who filled Saint Faustina with profound veneration for the boundless mercy, deign, if it be, Your holy will, to grant me through her intercession, the grace for which ... discuss

There are lots of new Kindle deals today. Here’s a start, and I’ll have lots more tomorrow: The Shepherd Leader at Home by Timothy Witmer ($2.99); Family Driven Faith by Voddi ... discuss

Fourth Day \"Today bring to Me Those Who Do Not Believe In God and Those Who Do Not Yet Know Me. I was thinking also of them during My bitter Passion, and their future zeal comforted My heart. Immers ... discuss

This blog post was first published by the Abolitionist Society of the Omaha Metro Area.Who among us, left to our own devices, will readily admit our guilt? Our standard response to guilt is to attempt ... discuss

Easter Sunday, (April 5, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Mark 16:1–8 http://www.lutheranlogomaniac.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Sermon-4-5-15-Easter.mp ... discuss

Fourth Day"Today bring to Me those who do not believe in God and those who do not know Me. I was thinking also of them during My bitter Passion, and their future zeal comforted My Heart. Immerse ... discuss

Text:  Mark 16:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Standing over a grave is like standing over a black hole.  It is dark.  The deep soil brings ... discuss

May this Easter season be a time of great joy, hope, and grace for all who gather 'Where the Rubber Hits the Road'. div> ... discuss

Easter Proclamation Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing, choirs of angels!Exult, all creation around God's throne!Jesus Christ, our King is risen!Sound the trumpet of salvation!Rejoice, O earth, in sh ... 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

Hallelujah................He is Risen!!!The Collect.ALMIGHTY God, who through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of everlasting life; We humbly besee ... discuss

This is sickening, but, not really a shock. SACRAMENTO, Calif. –  A federal judge on Thursday ordered California’s corrections department to provide a transgender inmate with sex change surge ... discuss

Text:  John 19:17-30Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.We are here tonight to arrange a funeral.  The altar, pulpit, lectern, and so forth are strippe ... discuss

Second Day \"Today bring to Me the Souls of Priests and Religious and immerse them in My unfathomable mercy. It was they who gave Me strength to endure My bitter Passion. Through them as through chan ... discuss

I will deliver them out of the hand of death. I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy death; O hell, I will be thy bite... Osee (Hosea) 13:14 (Douay-Rheims translation)Because Chris ... discuss

(Latin: Sanctus Ambrosius, "Ambrosius episcopus Mediolanensis"; Italian: Sant'Ambrogio; Lombard: Sant'Ambroeus) (c. 340 – 4 April 397), Bishop of Milan (Mediolanum in Latin), was one of the most emi ... 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, s ... discuss

Feb 22 - Homily: Season of Preparation Fr. Mahan exhorts us this Lent to turn away from sin and towards hope. May each of us renew our Baptism, confront our sins, and be renewed in grace. Ave Maria ... discuss

Good Friday (April 3, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn John 19:30 TITLE: “Deliver Us from Evil” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, ... discuss

Some people talk much of grace, but know nothing of it. You might see these people driving down the street with bumper stickers that say such things as “Christians aren’t perfect, just forgiven. ... discuss

Apr 03 - Homily: Look to the Immaculate The Devil and his cohorts do all they can to lead us into disobedience to God. We should always look to our Immaculate Mother for grace and strength. Ave Mar ... discuss

The “God particle” or the Higgs Boson particle relates to the Standard Model (SM) theory of particle physics. The name derives from the name of the Scottish scientist, Peter Higgs, who helped deve ... 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

The hour of grace is here.  Our Beloved is on the cross, arms stretched wide to hold the whole world. Blood and water gushes out for us, to baptise us in His mercy.  Our Lord literally washe ... discuss

Painting by Stephen DawsonText: 1 Corinthians 11:23-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.The Son of God came to be with us in the incarnation, being born o ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories The hatred of the world is virtually palpable these days. It grows from ignorance and selfishness. It abou ... discuss

It’s time for another Free Stuff Fridays, and we’ve got a great one for you this week. This week’s sponsor is Christian Focus and they are giving away some of their new and n ... discuss

Today begins the novena to the Divine Mercy.  As persons who have participated in abortion this devotion to Mercy Himself plays a special part in healing.(I have done a separate post showing how ... discuss

Divine Mercy Novena PrayersFirst Day of the Divine Mercy NovenaIntention: Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console ... discuss

Begin with the Our Father, the Hail Mary and the Apostle's Creed: Our FatherOur Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Giv ... discuss

For my second pro-life mission to Macau, I was joined by HLI President Father Shenan Boquet and Dr. Brian Clowes, the director of education and research. During the late winter trip, we reached almost ... discuss

By Simcha Fisher | Here's welcome news: the diocese of Pittsburgh has joined the list of those who will not charge for annulments. According to the Star-Tribune (h/t Deacon's Bench)  ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Apr 2, 2015 / 04:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily for Holy Thursday’s Chrism Mass Pope Francis talked about different ways priests can get tired, and emphasized this is not a b ... discuss

The Last Supper - Natalia Tsarkova (2002)This artwork appeared in the Holy Week Magnificat. What struck me especially is that Jesus sits alone with the beloved Apostle, the only one who will be at the ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 1, 2015 / 01:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis, in his General Audience address for Holy Week, said that the Christian martyrs of today, by the shedding of their blood, join with ... discuss

There is perhaps no greater gift than to experience the power and beauty of mercy. Yet it is a gift that is often wrapped in pain and in the humiliation of having experienced the true weight of our s ... 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

This year I am excited to be able to offer a summer internship program through Challies.com. This program is available to high school students from around the world. All communications will be ... discuss

(Superseded by Holy Saturday)Venerable John Climacus of Sinai, Author of "the Ladder" Saint John of the Ladder is honored by Holy Church as a great ascetic and author of the renowned spiritual book ca ... discuss

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

Let us go together to meet Christ on the Mount of Olives. Today he returns from Bethany and proceeds of his own free will toward his holy and blessed passion, to consummate the mystery of our salvatio ... discuss

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

It starts under the pretense of alleviating suffering, but it ends up killing the most vulnerable among us. I’m talking about physician-assisted suicide. In 1997, the Supreme Court ruled in Vacco v. ... discuss

By Fr. C. J. McCloskey Recently, Pope Francis announced an upcoming Year of Mercy that will begin on December 8, 2015, the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second Vatican Council (and of course the ... discuss

Happy feast of St. Augustine to all. I just finished reading City of God this month. Here is a brief quote from it:"But that grief which arises in the hearts of the pious, who are persecuted by the ma ... 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

(Superseded by Maundy Thursday)When St. Gall, the companion of St. Columbanus, died in Switzerland in 640, a monastery was built over the place of his burial. This became the famous monastery of St. G ... discuss

Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2015 / 04:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Firing squads, gas chambers and the electric chair – these types of execution may seem like methods of the past, but some states in the ... discuss

Guelph & Area Right to Life is fundraising to build a Garden of Grace in memory of babies who died before or a short time after birth. It is intended to be a place where their families can have a ... discuss

It’s time for another Free Stuff Fridays. This week’s giveaway is sponsored by Crossway, and they are offering a family pack, of sorts. There will be 5 winners and each of them wil ... discuss

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

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

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 6 of 6 Text:  Exodus 20:1-17 and 1 Timothy 6:3-10Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. God ... discuss

John 6:29 Jesus replied, “This is the deed God requires—to believe in the one whom he sent...40 For this is the will of my Father—for everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him to have et ... discuss

This is a "repost" from previous years for Holy Week. However, I need it every single year to keep in mind for my own preparation ... and so thought I'd share them with y'all as well.I think if we cou ... discuss

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To be joyful is a grace that only comes from faith and not from doctrine or law that is detached from love. This was the central theme of Pope Francis' homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. Acco ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Mar 26, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly a year since taking part in a prayer for Middle East peace in the Vatican Gardens, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has been invi ... discuss

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

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

The truly great and humble Pope Benedict XVI is among the Church's greatest Popes and is the greatest theological mind the Church has produced in centuries.  His holy witness is appreciated even ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories If you knew with absolute certainty that you’d be living forever in paradise after you die, don̵ ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Double Play by Ben Zobrist ($2.99); The End of Christianity by William Dembski ($0.99); Andrew Fuller by Michael Haykin ($0.99); The Word and the Worl ... discuss

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

by Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro and Father Peter West The Archangel Gabriel was sent by God to deliver the joyful news that Mary was to conceive a child, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to be the ruler of ... discuss

On March 25, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, which is the coming of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to announce to her the special mission God had chosen for her ... discuss

So Thomas L. McDonald, the tech-and-history guru of God and the Machine, decided to post a couple of series based on Lifehacker's "How I Work", the other one being "How I Pray", featuring other blogge ... discuss

My precious daughter was conceived in rape, and I am grateful for her life and the loving amazing person she is. It is my love for my daughter which motivates me to do all that I can for her and all c ... discuss

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

Granted, I've been chronic ill and disability for more than 30 years. Despite this, but there is so much more to my world: Love and beauty grace my life, and it has always been this way. My family cou ... discuss

In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on Christians to pray in this Holy Week for the grace to accept difficult moments. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father re ... discuss

Walter Hilton was an innovator. He was the first man to write a book of mysticism in the English language. At that time, Latin was the language of the church--although Wycliffe and his Lollards had wo ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: We start off the final week of this 40 Days for Life campaign with HUGE news!Since the first coordinated 40 Days for Life campaign in 2007, we have n ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Hat Tip: BB This morning I heard echoes of Reagan in Senator Ted Cruz’s speech and an historical shiver went down my spine. His announcement from Liberty University w ... discuss

This afternoon I met a man on the street named Tony. A tall, handsome African-American man, he was well-spoken and dressed warmly in a new-ish parka. We talked for a while in front of the shelter wher ... discuss

John DeighanThe Catholic Church in Scotland and SPUC Pro-Life Scotland are pleased to announce that John Deighan has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SPUC Pro-Life Scotland. John has been ... discuss

On March 21st, Kara Tippetts, a 38-year-old mother with terminal cancer who tried to persuade Brittany Maynard to reconsider her decision to die through assisted suicide last year, passed away. Friend ... discuss

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

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

We start off the final week of this 40 Days for Life campaign with HUGE news! Since the first coordinated 40 Days for Life campaign in 2007, we have now received cumulative reports of 10,000 babies wh ... discuss

All true rights and liberties are bestowed via a restoration only made possible by the greatest act of love in the history of mankind. To know and experience the saving grace of God is to be free from ... discuss

I love the gospel reading of the woman caught in adultery.  It is not a surprise since as post abortive people we all can relate to her. I am sure her feelings were very much the same as the one ... discuss

We Christians put on a good face, don’t we? Each of us shows up on Sunday morning looking like we are doing just fine, like our lives are on cruise control, like we have had the best week ev ... discuss

Here a some Kindle deals to start the week: The Last Days of Jesus by Andreas Kostenberger & Justin Taylor ($3.99); A Shelter in the Storm by Paul Tripp ($2.99); Scandalous by D.A. Carson ... discuss

……………………………………………………………. Abortion is final… you never ... discuss

The latest issue of The Truth, the newsletter of Les Femmes, is not online at our website yet, but I thought I would post the lead article with footnotes for those concerned about the upcoming Ordinar ... 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

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

The following 'Visitation and Prayer Service Sermon' is posted with family permission.  May the Lord give to the family of Ashley Ann Anderson, and all who mourn, comfort in their grief and a sur ... 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

I’m a little late (okay, really late) promoting this, but recently a couple of people started a special novena celebrating the 20th Anniversary of St. JP II’s Encyclical Evangelium Vitae ... discuss

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

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

These words were uttered by someone who claims to be a Reformed Baptist, posting on Facebook under the avatar of his church - Covenant Reformed Baptist Church. It is an amazing thing to say, heartbrea ... discuss

frozen embryos at riskOver 2 million IVF embryos killed since 1990 The number of embryos killed in the UK has increased almost every year since records began, now amounting to 170,000 a year, accordi ... discuss

19 March, New Testament All that we know of Saint Joseph we learn from the first two chapters of Matthew and of Luke. Otherwise he is mentioned only in passing (see Luke 3:23; John 1:45; John 6:42) a ... discuss

Question: "Why does the Orthodox Church teach many sacraments, and that they bestow grace, when the New Testament only speaks of two sacraments as only memorials: Communion and Baptism?"Your question ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories It mostly doesn’t make the news. In fact, you have to listen to particular channels on TV and radio ... discuss

Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled "Not everything Biblical is Christian." His book is titled Disarm ... discuss

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

What is from God? In the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD spoken by Jeremiah, the LORD inspired King Cyrus of Persia to issue this proclamation throughout ... discuss

Date: March 8, 2015 Place: St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church Scripture: John 2:13-22 When I was in college I was president of a student organization that brought in various speakers to address ... discuss

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

With Brian Wilson, August 1988The latest issue of the London Catholic Herald features my article "Nowadays, Chastity Is the Ultimate Rebellion," in which I discuss my past life as a rock journalist an ... discuss

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

In the beginning was the Word. Christians rightly cherish the declaration that our Savior, the crucified and resurrected Lord Jesus Christ, is first known as the Word — the one whom the Father has ... discuss

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

St. Frances of Rome (1384 - 1440) was born to wealthy parents, her mother a pious woman and her father, a strong willed man.  At the young age of 11 she wished to join religious life but her fath ... discuss

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

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

TweetBy Justina Van MarenLast week, I went on the Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform’s Florida GAP trip for the second time. I knew before I went that I wouldn’t come back the same. I think no ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

Julia Howe rose at the first light of day one morning in 1861 to pen the words of the Battle Hymn of the Republic, seeing the shape of patriotism without form and grace, and by her gift of poetry and ... discuss

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

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

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

When I look at how Christ suffered and how some of the Saints suffered, I realize I don't take suffering very well.  When I suffer I get mad or feel sorry for myself, it's all about me.  Man ... discuss

Samuel Rutherford is perhaps the best known Scottish Puritan. But his life and history seem not to be as widely remembered as other Puritan ministers. Rutherford’s legacy lays chiefly in collect ... discuss

23 February AD 156 Born around AD 69, Saint Polycarp was a central figure in the early church. Said to be disciple of the holy evangelist and apostle Saint John, he provides a link between the first ... discuss

Seven years ago today, I sat in a hospital bed, pregnant with my fourth child, a son. The son for which this blog was created, our sweet Happy. I will never forget the doctor coming in to tell me th ... discuss

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

I am pleased to announce the publication of my 2nd book.  This book is entitled "Eschatology: The Catholic Study of the Four Last Things."  This book is something that I have been wanting to ... discuss




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