Topic: grace

Today, July 27th, the Church celebrates St. Alphonsa of the Immaculate Conception, the first woman saint of India.Annakkutty (little Anna) was born on August 19, 1910, in Kudamaloor, a village in Kera ... discuss

Johann Sebastian Bach, widely regarded as the greatest of all composers of music for Christian worship, was born in 1685 in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, into a family of distinguished musicians. In 1 ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:44-52Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.How valuable is the kingdom of God to you?  Is the kingdom of God worth more than anyt ... discuss

I love reading the daily meditations in the Magnificat Missal. Yesterday's was from Elisabeth Leseur who spent many painful years of bedridden suffering. Here is something she wrote to a friend experi ... discuss

(1838–1909) was an American Anglican priest and authorHuntington was born in Lowell, Mass. He graduated at Harvard in 1859 and in 1859–1860 was an instructor in chemistry there. Entering the Episc ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

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

Father Boquet and Father Rafael Wanjohi at HLI Though soft-spoken, Father Rafael Wanjohi delivers a powerful life-saving message that speaks volumes to the Kenyan people. Since 1999, HLI’s country d ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Thomas Nelson, and they are giving away some books I think you’re going to like. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the w ... discuss

I am in the unique and enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve received boxes of them and, in sorting th ... discuss

25 July, New Testament James, son of Zebedee, and his brother John were among Our Lord's twelve disciples. Together with Peter, these two were privileged to behold the Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1; ... discuss

Called and Caught by JesusYou know, I've been a pastor 15 years now. And in one sense I figure I know what I'm doing. I'm familiar with the liturgy, I can preach a passable sermon. I can give a dec ... discuss

All of us want the same thing.  Happiness.In fact, most of the decisions we make are in seeking out our own happiness or the happiness of others. But, we seek it in ways that sometimes don't real ... discuss

While I was on retreat I read St. Louis de Montfort's Secret of the Rosary. It renewed and magnified my love of the rosary. Most days I prayed all twenty decades and, to help myself focus and meditate ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 529 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1210 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Thur ... discuss

It certainly comes as no surprise and it is definitely not new news that the abortion industry and the media and individuals who support it try and deny the truth about abortion and the reality of abo ... discuss

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

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

On July 23, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden, who was a widow and Third Order Franciscan (1303 – 1373). She is one of the most prominent women of the Christian Mid ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 22, 2014 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The senses are the “road to God”, who speaks to us through beauty, said Bill Donaghy, who holds a master's in systematic theolo ... discuss

is mentioned in the Gospels as being among the women of Galilee who followed Jesus and His disciples, and who was present at His Crucifixion and Burial, and who went to the tomb on Easter Sunday to an ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Have no fear. The outcome of the battle for life ... discuss

I first heard of “abortion dreams” in university, in one of the first accounts of abortion I ever read. It was an essay published in a Norton anthology I had to purchase for one of my first univer ... discuss

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

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

Set All Afire by Louis de WohlMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThis is a historical fiction account of St. Francis Xavier who, inspired by Ignatius of Loyola to "set all afire", took the faith to India and Japa ... discuss

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

Often times those who oppose and challenge us contribute more to our growth than those who support us. That is what has happened just recently with me. I just did a post entitled "Are We Judge or Hea ... discuss

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode). Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle ... discuss

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

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

It was 45 years ago today that the United States of America completed perhaps the greatest achievement in human history.The stuff of dreams, man walking on the moon, became reality. What's it like to ... discuss

The following is posted with family permission.  May the Lord give to the family of Marie Hickman and to all who mourn, comfort in their grief and a sure confidence in the Lord's loving care.Text ... discuss

I know this is long, but I feel this needed to be said...As many of you know, I run a blog called The Catholic Breadbox, in which I publish quotes culled from the great writers and big names of the Ch ... discuss

A book came out recently about Eliot Ness. If you are old enough you grew up watching Robert Stack beating down the gangsters in Chicago the home of our president. Or should I say where Obama has a ho ... discuss

was born at Caesarea, Cappadocia. Her parents were Basil the Elder and Emmelia, and her grandmother was Macrina the Elder. Among her nine siblings were two of the three Cappadocian Fathers, Basil the ... discuss

I’m not a big fan of the word “mediocre.” It’s not a term that’s been applied to me very much. When teachers write report cards, they usually put something along the lin ... discuss

Oxford, England, Jul 18, 2014 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Stratford Caldecott, a Catholic cultural thinker dedicated to literature, theology, and the “second spring” of Catholicism, passe ... discuss

At Baptism we were marked with the cross to indicate that we belong to Christ. We have His brand on us.  Through His death He has redeemed us from death and given us eternal life with Him in the ... discuss

All men, whatever their lives may have been in the past, are able to become soil that is prepared to receive God's grace. God pours himself into our souls in accordance with the degree of welcome He f ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Just when one begins to believe that science has pushed the God-playing envelope to the limits, it seems as though the proverbial envelope sprouts wings. Since the decriminalization ... discuss

Is the government buying the bishops' support (and their silence)?Read the complete article here. And I found this a particularly interesting bit:Catholic Charities is running a fundraising campaign t ... discuss

My wife left me twenty-four years ago today, and it is hardly an endorsement of the phenomenon to submit that it was one of the best things that ever happened to me -- eventually. That being said ...Y ... discuss

On July 17, 1794, sixteen Carmelites caught up in the French Revolution were guillotined at the Place du Trône Renversé (now called Place de la Nation), in Paris.When the revolution started in 1789, ... discuss

As the mother of a twelve year old girl with Down syndrome, Christina's safety has always been my primary concern, and too often my obsession. . . . sometimes I have to put in a load of wash or g ... discuss

O.P. (August 24, 1484 – July 17, 1566), was a 16th century Spanish Dominican priest, missionary to Native Americans and the first resident Bishop of Chiapas.Las Casas became well-known for his advoc ... discuss

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

Thomas Peters is a leading pro-life blogger and activist with Catholic Vote and is well known on Twitter for his pro-life advocacy. Last year he was critically injured in a swimming accident and could ... discuss

Saint Anne’s feast day is on July 26th, so the St. Anne Novena is traditionally started on July 17th; however, you can pray it anytime. St. Anne (Hebrew, Hannah, grace; also spelled Ann, Anne, Anna) ... discuss

All this talk about S1696 protecting women's rights? Down-right deceiving. If passed in the Senate, what has been referred to by National Right to Life's President as “the most radical pro-abort ... discuss

This past Sunday I had the opportunity to preach on one of my favorite psalms, Psalm 45. It was a joy to delve into the depths of this very rich Messianic psalm. If you don’t have time to liste ... discuss

From the Seton Newsletter. Our Lady of Mount Carmel We celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on July 16th, the date of Our Lady's appearance to St. Simon Stock. The celebration of this feast ... discuss

16 July, Old Testament Ruth, the subject of the book bearing her name, is an inspiring example of God's grace. Although she was a Gentile, God made her the great-grandmother of King David (Ruth 4:17) ... discuss

Tuesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)Jesus began to reproach the towns where most of his mighty deeds had been done, since they had not repented.I couldn't believe it ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenI first heard of “abortion dreams” in university, in one of the first accounts of abortion I ever read. It was an essay published in a Norton anthology I had to purchase ... discuss

Today on July 15th the Church celebrates the Feast of St. Henry II.  Henry II is not to be confused with the name of the Henry II of English or Henry II of France.  St. Henry II refers to th ... discuss

It starts like this: “My name is Nate, but you can call me Samson. That’s the code name my friends have given me, and for reasons you’ll eventually understand, I’ve given the same symb ... discuss

Green Bay, Wis., Jul 14, 2014 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For the past three years now, Catholic families in the Diocese of Green Bay and beyond have been marking their calendars for July 4th, and no ... discuss

Pittsburgh,PA (LiveActionNews) — Every two minutes, a sexual assault claims another victim in America. Additionally, 17.7 million American women have been victims of attempted or completed rape. Acc ... discuss

What if you learned after 37 years that your birth father was a rapist and that he brutally beat and raped your birth mother, abandoning her along the side of the road to die? To make matters worse, y ... discuss

The world's fourth richest person, Warren Buffett, ploughed $1.23 billion into abortion groups over eleven years, a media watchdog has found.  The Media Research Center (MRC), which ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a seminarian, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation marks wi ... discuss

I guess Jenni McCabe over at Meditatio and I are cool.  Look at all the wonderful stuff I wrote on her blog that she allowed to stay up! ... discuss

I'm giving thanks today for the blessing of another grace-filled retreat. The Spiritual Exercises provide such an intense course in meditation. And my "backup book" was St. Louis de Montfort's Secrets ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s Divine Service we prayed after the Hymn of Praise that the Lord woul ... discuss

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

We have a Treasure He said to them in reply, “Because knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven has been granted to you, but to them it has not been granted. To anyone who has, more will ... discuss

Battlefield Mass: Korean WarWhen I saw For Greater Glory a couple of years ago, I was struck by the scenes showing the Cristeros at worship in their desert hideaways.  The priest at the alta ... discuss

Kirsten Powers shows up on Fox News quite often. She used to be a liberal commentator of sorts but she seemed to be leaning to the right. She even admitted she did not vote for Obama in 2012. Obviousl ... discuss

Jul 12 - The Wings of The Seraphim. The blessed Seraphim point us to the interior life of man, and serve as examples and intercessors in how we are to grow in the grace of God. From: franciscanfria ... discuss

As a rule, I don’t link to this guy; as we have had issues in the past — not to mention other stuff —  But, this one is a big story. Go read: Massacre: Ronald Haskell Murders Six ... discuss

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

The world’s fourth richest person, Warren Buffett, ploughed $1.23 billion into abortion groups over eleven years, a media watchdog has found. The Media Research Center (MRC), which analysed tax re ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Running Scared by Ed Welch (free); The Art of Preaching Old Testament Narrative by Steven Mathewson ($2.99); Union with Christ by Todd Billings ($3.99); Pr ... discuss

July 11 is the feast of St. Benedict of Nursia, the twin brother of St. Scholastica, the patron of Europe, and the founder of Western monasticism.BiographyTradition teaches that St. Benedict lived fro ... discuss

(c. 480 AD – 543 AD) was born at Nursia (Norcia) Italy to a wealthy Roman family, making him liberiori genere, ‘of good birth.' Tradition gives him a twin sister, Scholastica.Benedict’s Italy wa ... discuss

Contact: Beth Harrison, Malvern Retreat House, 484-321-2562 MALVERN, Penn., July 10, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- All women are invited to join EWTN's Johnnette Benkovic and Fr. Philip Scott, FJ, fo ... discuss

As I prayed the other morning, I said, "I don't care what anyone else is doing or not doing.  It doesn't matter.  Lord, put me in my place."As soon as those last words were out of my mouth, ... discuss

(c. 983-1073) was a monk and the founder of the monastic tradition in the Kievan Rus'. Also called Anthony of the Caves (Russian: Антоний Печерский, Ukrainian: Антоній Пече ... discuss

If you’re looking for a heavy dose of guilt and shame, then you’ve come to the wrong place. Does your struggle with sin ever cause you to question your salvation? Is there an area of your life tha ... discuss

4th Sunday after Pentecost, (July 6, 2014) St. John Lutheran Church, Reinbeck, Iowa Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn, STM (Luke 24:44–49, Romans 10:14–17) The Ordination of Rev. Troy W. Peperkorn TITLE: ... discuss

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

We hope you had a wonderful 4th. For us it certainly brought to mind the courage of the Founders both in their opposition to British tyranny and in their "honorable determination...to rest all [their] ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 457 Psalter: Thursday, Week II, 916 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Thur ... discuss

The "National Organization for Women" (hey, I didn't make up the name…they really call themselves  that) whose main claim to fame is failing to have the pull to pass the Equal Rights Amendment ... discuss

By bryankemper | Published: July 8, 2014  http://www.standtrue.com/abortionconfession/#sthash.cvmlodUG.dpufOn January 24, 2013, my daughter Zoe addressed the crowd at the March for Life Yout ... discuss

A 44-year-old single woman…a high school student…a recovering drug addict…a mom of four on the brink of divorce…these are just some of the faces of the abortion-determined women that Online fo ... discuss

On January 24, 2013, my daughter Zoe addressed the crowd at the March for Life Youth Rally in DC. Bryan Kemper of Stand True Pro-Life Outreach had been mentoring her for several months and she was alr ... discuss

[NOTICE: The following essay contains a plethora of minutiae associated with the details of official Catholic worship, which the reader might find to be too arcane for their taste, unless one is into ... discuss

“Be Still and Know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10),   I do not know about the rest of you, but I have a hard time staying \"still\" in suffering. There is a part of me that still seeks to act ... discuss

There are many types of retreats, but the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola are unique. They represent a formal pattern based on four "weeks" of meditations beginning with God's love for u ... discuss

When Paul came to Corinth (probably in the year 50), he met Priscilla (or Prisca) and her husband Aquila, tentmakers by trade like Paul, Jewish, and just arrived from Rome, from which city the Emperor ... discuss

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

The Jean Echlin Award for Ethics in Palliative care was announced by the deVeber Institute on July 3. In its announcement, the deVeber Institute stated that the new award recognizes and honours the im ... discuss

Sexburga was the eldest daughter of King Anna of East Anglia and his second wife, Saewara: one of four saintly sisters. She married King Erconbert of Kent and became mother of the future Kings Egbert ... discuss

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

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

6 July, Old Testament Isaiah son of Amoz is considered to be the greatest of the writing prophets and is quoted in the New Testament more than any other Old Testament prophet. His name means "Yahweh ... discuss

Fermented Foods: How to Ferment Vegetables the Easy Way * Types Of Fermented Foods * Easy Steps to Make Fermented Vegetables at Home * What is Lacto-Fermentation * Getting Started – Equipment * ... discuss

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

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

This weekend we celebrate the 238th anniversary of our independence as a nation. It is an opportunity to thank God for all of the blessings we have received as citizens of the United States as well as ... discuss

I am not the every-week preacher at Grace Fellowship Church, but this week have the privilege of proclaiming God’s Word. I am looking forward to it and find myself longing for unction ... discuss

Today is the 75th anniversary of the greatest sports related speech ever made and one of the greatest speeches of all time by a truly great man. After one of the indisputably greatest baseball players ... discuss

Twenty-nine years ago today, my Dad entered into eternal life. Today, one of the youngest of his great-grandchildren, Maximilian Edward, our newest grandchild, was baptized into the Holy Catholic Chur ... discuss

  Join Jen and the other Quicktakers over at the Conversion Diary.1.   Jen (yes, that Jen) had this to say about my posting about the Supreme Court Decisions. Someone decided to se ... discuss

Isernia, Italy, Jul 5, 2014 / 01:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At a visit Saturday with the imprisoned in the Italian city of Isernia, Pope Francis stated the need of every human person for rehabilitation, ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 5, 2014 / 07:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily during Mass for Saturday’s trip to Molise, Pope Francis explained that the Church is a people that both serves God and lives ... discuss

July 5 - New Wine Skins Jesus teaches about new and old wine and wine skins. He teaches us that we must be receptive to receive the message of his Gospel. Our Lord offers grace and newness to the w ... discuss

I tried being civil to Bruce Gerencser and now that seems to have been a tragic mistake. I happened to stop in over at Bruce’s blog and added a comment to a posting over there. What followed was ... discuss

Happy birthday (on July 2nd) to my mother dear, my best friend in the world, and the person who I know will be there for me through anything and everything.We've had a wonderful day celebrating LIFE! ... discuss

For most people the 4th of July means cookouts,  fireworks, and the celebration of the Independence of America. For me, it is also a reminder of the day I know I got pregnant. Yes, I know the e ... discuss

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

The Collect. O ETERNAL God, through whose mighty power our fathers won their liberties of old; Grant, we beseech thee, that we and all the people of this land may have grace to maintain these libertie ... discuss

Vatican City, 3 July 2014 (VIS) – In a press conference held this morning the metropolitan archbishop of Krakow, Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, presented the logo and official prayer for the 31st World ... discuss

“The second day of July, 1776 will be the most memorable [day] in the history of America,” John Adams wrote his wife, Abigail, on July 3 of that year – the day after the Second Continental Cong ... discuss

Monday was a huge day for religious freedom and the sanctity of life. In case you missed it, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Conestoga Wood Specialties and Hobby Lobby against the abortion ... discuss

I'm focusing on the nine First Fridays devotion to secure the promises of Our Lord to St. Margaret Mary. They're wonderful! What a consolation if you've made them!Larry and I fulfilled the requirement ... discuss

I  have  come  to  learn  that  God’s  ways  and  His timing, most times, are not the same as mine. He is gentle  and  heals  ... discuss

I am in the unique and enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve received boxes of them and, in sorting th ... discuss

Friars from St. Francis of Assisi Church, ManhattanI have already done a short post on the Vortex episode in which Michael Voris describes what he saw and experienced at the St. Francis of Assisi "Pre ... discuss

Contact: Ellen Hrkach, FQ Publishing, 613-623-1029 OTTAWA, Ontario July 2, 2014 /Christian Newswire What started out as a hobby writing novels with a Christian message has turned into a full-time ... discuss

I don’t know how much I’ve driven in the twenty years since I got my license, but I do know it’s a lot, what with all those drives down to the South to visit my family. Here is one thing ... discuss

Portland, Ore., Jul 2, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Faithful from in and around Portland, Ore. filled St. Mary’s Cathedral to overflowing on June 28 for Archbishop Alexander Sample's Mass c ... discuss

The Visitation is the visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary with Saint Elizabeth as recorded in the Gospel of St. Luke 1:39-56. It is also the term for a Christian feast day commemorating this visit.Mary, ... discuss

May God bless our country and grant us the grace we need to recognize our giftedness and open our hearts to share it with those in need! div> ... discuss

Today is Canada Day for some reason having to do with the British Crown deciding to throw them a bone that resembled self-determination, which they accepted without much of a fuss. I'm actually not su ... discuss

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Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 429 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 744 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

Reformation Gems are excerpts from selections contained in the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, a new commentary series from IVP which gathers the best Reformation-era comments on the text togethe ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called the faithful during his Sunday Angelus on the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul to open themselves to the transforming power of God’s ... discuss

SARAH PALIN: The chicken crossed the road because, gosh-darn it, he’s a maverick! BARACK OBAMA: Let me be perfectly clear, if the chickens like their eggs they can keep their eggs. No chicken will ... discuss

I love those old fairy tales. You know, the ones where the valiant knight saves the princess? The ones where chivalry and honor are boldly demonstrated and called for? Those ones. It always makes me ... discuss

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

Ancient Roman historians (non-Christian) relate the first wholesale massacres of Christians by the Roman government as follows: In the year 64, much of the city of Rome burned. It was widely speculate ... discuss

Reminding upon all CMAA events of the past whilst sitting in a very inexpensive but accommodating hotel near the Indy airport…The first and imperial memory I have is of Duquesne II, Thursday. I ... discuss

Lincoln, Neb., Jun 29, 2014 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James Conley joined other religious leaders in Lincoln, Neb. for a prayer service for religious liberty, reminding those present that ch ... discuss

Here are a few of my favorites:Non-Fiction1. The Miracle of Father Kaupan by Roy Wenzel and Travis Heying2. Rooted in Love by Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle3. Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious: ... discuss

Sts. Peter and Paul are the co-founders of the Church - the solid rock on which it was founded. St. Peter Peter's original name was Simon. He was a fisherman and the brother of Saint Andrew, the ... discuss

By Rusty Lee Thomas “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves” (Matthew 7:15). Since my conversion to Christ, I ha ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 29, 2014 / 09:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his Sunday Angelus on the Feast of Peter and Paul, Pope Francis called the faithful to open themselves to the transforming power of God&# ... discuss

Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles(Click here for readings)When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea PhilippiHe asked his disciples,“Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”T ... discuss

The Institution for the Feast of the Sacred Heart was a result of the appearances of our Lord to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque in 1675. St. Margaret Mary suffered contempt from many people who refused to ... discuss

The tidying up and furniture rearranging took a few days, but I finally have OneMom.com ready with a new look and a new commitment on my part to write more often (at least once a week) and to write mo ... discuss

Never water down the Word of God, but preach it in its undiluted sternness. There must be unflinching faithfulness to the Word of God, but when you come to personal dealings with others, remember who ... discuss

29 June, New Testament The Confession of Saint Peter ("You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God") is commemorated on 18 January, and the Conversion of Saint Paul on his approach to Damascus a wee ... discuss

”I always thank my God concerning you, for the grace of God which was given you in Christ Jesus; that in everything you were enriched in him, in all speech and all knowledge; even as the testimony o ... discuss

From The Center for Vision & Values, Grove City CollegeBy Paul G. KengorOn June 28, 1914, a Bosnian-Serb student named Gavrilo Princip killed Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, the duche ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

At my church today, pastor Ed Moore preached the first message in what will be a series of messages he plans to teach from the book of Revelation. Our pastor humbly admitted that his knowledge of esc ... discuss

Now that I am back to blogging, by God's grace, I would like to try to post something "new" every day. Here on Jordan's View my preference has been to offer fresh, original content, but I need to be ... discuss

One writer and theologian I have turned to consistently for his reliable counsel concerning biblical spirituality is Pastor Bob DeWaay. Pastor DeWaay has been alerting readers for some time now about ... discuss

Al Mohler has written an excellent reflection on the topic of thanksgiving. He points out that "giving thanks is one of the most explicitly theological acts any human can contemplate." On Thanksgivi ... discuss

Today of course is Christmas Eve and many of us are eagerly looking forward to getting together today or tomorrow for happy moments with our families, exchanging gifts and enjoying hearty food, baskin ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

On June 28, the Church celebrates the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary the day – one day after the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The proximity of both celebrations reflects the deep c ... discuss

I began writing a nice, fresh post about this solemnity, pulled a photo, went looking for the novena on Google ... and found myself referred to this very post from a few years ago which had all the sa ... discuss

What a good day to place your head on the chest of Jesus like John the Beloved did at the Last Supper.Just rest there and listen to the beating of Christ's Heart. How much He loves you.Think of how He ... discuss

\"O Sacred Heart of Jesus, for whom it is impossible not to have compassion on the afflicted, have pity on us poor sinners and grant us the grace which we ask of You, through the Sorrowful and Immacul ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

"Nevertheless, I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me"  - Galatians 2:20When he says: “Nevertheless, I live,” this sounds rather personal, as though Paul were speaking of his own person. T ... discuss

26 June, Old Testament The holy prophet Jeremiah is counted as one of the four "major prophets" of the Old Testament, along with Isaiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel. His name means "Established (or Raised up) ... discuss

Ours is an age of conferences. Dozens of conferences vie for our attention, from a variety of ministries. For those who cannot attend, livestreaming is a way to experience the thrill from afar. Anoth ... discuss

Listen to the latest version of my presentation, “Planned Parenthood Unveiled: What They Don’t Want You to Know.” This was delivered at Free Grace Church in June, 2011. Many people ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

25 June AD 1530 Note: Please see Ask the Pastor for more on the history and theology of the Augsburg Confession and its presentation. The Augsburg Confession, the principal doctrinal statement of the ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

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Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

Nativity of St. John the Baptist, transferred (June 22, 2014) St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Laramie, Wyoming Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Luke 1:57–80) Farewell Service for Pastor Marcus Zill TI ... discuss

"Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up gathering together as some are in the HABIT of doing but encouraging one another. All the more as the Day appr ... discuss

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. So the childhood saying goes. But I found it to be hollow, when I was teased as a child. Names hurt. The ridicule of man has an ... discuss

Summer Leisure Reading: Some of these are the sorts of books I categorize under my Kindle as ‘Mama Reads.’ Because these are titlest that are free due to being in the public domain, they a ... discuss

The phony Maria Divine Mercy is propagating this fake Medal of Salvation.First of all, the Archdiocese of Dublin has already declared that the messages and alleged visions are in contra ... discuss

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

Today I am thankful for/that:Faithful friends.Divine wisdom.God's grace.God's mercy.I know who I truly am.What are you thankful for? div> ... discuss

It’s always a money thing.   I hate that it’s always a money thing because I never wanted my whole life to be about money.  Unlike the person I married, who blew through all we had, not ... discuss

Bob DeWaay has, on many occasions, taught, written on, and presented on the Works of the Holy Spirit. Beginning in the 1990′s when a woman at his church wondered if the manifestations that happ ... discuss

I was recently reading about an upcoming conference at the Vatican entitled, "The Pastoral Project of Evangelii Gaudium” to implement the Holy Father's new apostolic exhortation, "The Joy of the Gos ... discuss

Holy Innocents Church, NYC, threatened with closureThere is now an update to the situation with Father Justin Wylie who gave a very controversial sermon at Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan. As Pat A ... discuss

The First Sunday after Pentecost The Feast of the Holy Trinity, or Trinity Sunday, is a movable festival on the Church calendar in Western Christendom. Its date of celebration depends, as do Lent, As ... discuss

Rachel with her brothers in times gone by! Another grandchild milestone yesterday -- our sweet granddaughter, Rachel, graduated from 8th grade at All Saints School in Manassas and heads to Pope J ... discuss

SteynOnlineMobile EditionRegular SiteHome | Search | BioThe Unmaking of the American Worldby Mark SteynNational ReviewJune 13, 2014127While we're waiting for Baghdad to fall and no ... discuss

SteynOnlineMobile EditionRegular SiteHome | Search | BioThe Unmaking of the American Worldby Mark SteynNational ReviewJune 13, 2014127While we're waiting for Baghdad to fall and no ... discuss

  Five characteristics of child sex offenders- we need to know these things to protect our kids.  Send the link to your minister, elders, church leadership, Bible class teachers, fellow parents. ... discuss

Get on the couch with Us Brothers and sisters, rejoice. Mend your ways, encourage one another, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you. Greet one another ... discuss

Sometimes the connections below will seem a bit, um, whimsical, random, and loose.  Like loose tea leaves.  Or maybe more like what you’d find at a jumble sale where the books were sorted by a ... discuss

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

Boy, does that phrase trigger memories of my daughter’s death by abortion.  Twenty-seven years later, the painful memories still come flooding back. Mary Beth and I were walking through the b ... discuss

Dear Vital Signs friends,                                                   ... discuss

I want to pay tribute to Lewis Hohenstein, my pastor at the Whittier Grace Brethren Church during my teen years.  My Dad had been asked to lead the music there when  I was 10,  so the t ... discuss

Text:  John 7:37-39a and Acts 2:1-21Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Today is Pentecost Sunday, the day where we hear about the amazing events recorded i ... discuss

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

A chapter from my book, Where Do We Find Such Men? in remembrance of those who served on June 6, 1944. Brig. Gen. Allen Kimball is given the most important assignment of his life, and arguably the mo ... discuss

“So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith” (Galatians 6.10) This verse strikes me as being counter-intuitive. First of ... discuss

The living water of the Holy SpiritThe water I shall give him will become in him a fountain of living water, welling up into eternal life. This is a new kind of water, a living, leaping water, we ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss




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