Topic: grace

When Brian and Karen Wolman found out they were pregnant with their third child, they couldn’t be happier. But an ultrasound showed that not only did their baby boy have Down syndrome, he also h ... discuss

This is a lovely little poem about rising in the night to answer the call of a child, and it reminded me of the one I wrote on the same idea, "Thirteen Ways of Looking At an Interruption."May you not ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs for Kids and other humans I’ve got two descriptions for you today, and I’d like you to think about which one fits you or your life. Are you willing? OK. T ... discuss

Manes new book will entertain young and old alike while exploring God's grace. Contact: KD Manes, 509-229-3779 PULLMAN, Wash., Oct. 22, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Will Joey succeed in earning the ... discuss

As you all know, audio of the Palin brawl was recently released. Now, Bristol Palin is now posting on her blog, whining about how the mean ol’ meanie liberal media is picking on her. I got three ... discuss

At the age of 39, Jane Woodhead found out she had a condition called uterus didelphys, more commonly known as double uterus. She was born with two wombs and two cervices. Jane was not only surprised; ... discuss

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Maintenance/Trades, FT EmployeeSchool and Retreat Center (Manhasset, NY)Our Lady of Grace Montessori School and Center 29 Shelter Rock Road Manhasset, NY 10030 Posit ... discuss

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

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: Abortions don’t happen in the White House or the Supreme Court ... but in cities and towns, large and small. In fact, the abortion industry has often grown by mov ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 722 Common of Pastors: 1769 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 743 Common of Pastors: ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 708 Common of Pastors: 1748 (verse before first reading) Proper of Seasons: 419 (first reading)Note: Second re ... discuss

Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2014 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Hundreds of pilgrims and faithful from all states of life flocked to Washington, D.C.'s St. John Paul II Shrine on Wednesday to celebrate the ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Much will be required of the person entrusted with much,and still more will be demanded of the p ... discuss

Guest Article By David MartinCardinal Raymond Burke, who heads the Vatican's highest court of canon law and who is recognized as one of the most outstanding prelates of the Catholic Church today has g ... discuss

Today is the Feast day of ST  John Paul, II, whose final moments of life were spent celebrating the Mass of Divine Mercy In 1997, where the relics of Blessed Faustina are kept, John Paul II add ... discuss

The worldwide pilgrimage of the traditional Christian icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the Black Madonna, will soon depart the United States for Mexico and the rest of Latin America. Th ... discuss

Recently someone wrote to us via the Contact page on our website, challenging our worldview and our thoughts on the question of child sacrifice. This individual self-identified as a Satanist, which ... discuss

Charles Joseph Wotjtyła was born in 1920 in Wadowice, Poland. After his ordination to the priesthood and theological studies in Rome, he returned to his homeland and resumed various pastoral and ac ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Early in September, kid rapper MattyB released a cover of Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colors.” The music video – featuring MattyB’s younger sister Sarah Grace – quickly s ... discuss

Manes new book will entertain young and old alike while exploring God's grace. Contact: KD Manes, 509-229-3779 PULLMAN, Wash., Oct. 22, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Will Joey succeed in earning the ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. It has been too long since I’ve sorted through the piles and to tell you which of t ... discuss

You wish to live a life of devotion, dearest Philothea, because you are a Christian and know that it is a virtue most pleasing to God's Majesty. Since little faults committed in the beginning of a p ... discuss

Abortions don’t happen in the White House or the Supreme Court … but in cities and towns, large and small. In fact, the abortion industry has often grown by moving into smaller communities ... discuss

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

Kendra Wright The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR), Southeast Region Operations, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kendra Wright as our newest (and youngest) Project Director in Virginia. K ... discuss

Canada's Supreme Court is considering the matter of assisted suicide. Will they strike down the nation's laws against it, just like they struck down Canada's law on abortion in 1988? I fear they may b ... discuss

Let me say it for any critics. I'm stupid. I'm blind. I am an ally of minorities, including sexual minorities. I do that poorly as well. This is one stupid, blind guy's attempt at re-reading Romans 1. ... discuss

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk Have you ever felt like throwing your hands up in frustration at the lack of response (or even downright obstinance) from unbelievers? I ... discuss

Oct 21 - Homily: Fighting Hate with Grace Fr. Joachim on the life of Bl. Josephine Leroux, virgin and martyr during the French Revolution. She was condemned to death for the horrible crime of being ... discuss

As I continue this series on getting things done, I want to remind you of our definition of productivity: Productivity is effectively stewarding your gifts, talents, time, energy, and enthusia ... discuss

Family Research Council: Houston Mayor Annise Parker has been on quite a fishing expedition -- but it's her power that needs to be reeled in. Americans everywhere are appalled by the lesbian leader ... discuss

They said it would never happen. Same-sex marriage has been legal in Idaho for all of 2 days, and two ministers already face jail and fines for declining to perform a same-sex wedding ceremony. Donal ... discuss

Keith and Donielle Wilde have been married for 17 years and own a concrete business in North Carolina. They are also the parents to nine children under the age of 12. In April, the couple discovered t ... discuss

I believe that God is moving in our generation. I see a lot of my peers taking seriously the call to follow Christ with all their hearts. We do not want to waste our lives but are passionate about gl ... discuss

Oct 20 - Homily: From Death to Life Through the riches of God's mercy, we have passed from death (mortal sin) to life (sanctifying grace). Ave Maria! Mass: Bl. James of Strepar - Opt Mem - Form: OF ... discuss

Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)“Take care to guard against all greed,for though one may be rich,one’s life does not consist of possessio ... discuss

Every pastor encounters people who have given up, or are tempted to give up, meeting together with God’s people. At any given time just about every church has some people who are in danger o ... discuss

Today is the feast day of St. Paul of the Cross, priest, mystic, and founder of the Passionist Congregation.Paul was born in Ovada, in northern Italy as Paolo Francesco Danei in 1694, the second oldes ... discuss

Text: Matthew 22:15-22Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Several years ago when I was in a former church as an Associate Pastor, I came into the sanctuary one S ... discuss

I just watched CTV News' coverage of the Synod.And I just want to facepalm.The Church has never been against welcoming anyone.The Church is not so keen on people who have an agenda to change Church te ... discuss

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

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk A red letter edition of the Bible is a version where the words in red are the ones spoken by Jesus after He became a man. As far as I kno ... discuss

The Collect.LORD, we beseech thee, grant thy people grace to withstand the temptations of the world, the flesh, and the devil; and with pure hearts and minds to follow thee, the only God; through Jesu ... discuss

by Judie Brown, American Life League: You and I need to wake up.We have watched the creation and rise of an Islamic State bent on our death and destruction and understand that this horror is happening ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2014 / 04:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' address at the conclusion of the Synod on the Family, delivered Saturday, was responded to with a four-minute standing ovation on ... discuss

The Vatican released the full text of the closing message from the Synod today and it's actually quite good. Unfortunately, it can hardly undo the damage of the Ratio that went viral around the w ... discuss

UPDATE: EyeBeleave offers a rough translation.Synod14 - 15th General Congregation: Speech by the Holy Father Francis for the conclusion of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bish ... discuss

By Jeanette DeMelo | VATICAN — In their message to the faithful, the synod fathers praised the life-giving love between a man and a woman, which despite many challenges, endures through th ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2014 / 08:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In their message to the faithful, the synod fathers praised the life-giving love between a man and a woman, which despite many challenges,endure ... discuss

By:  Penny Starr read more ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2014 / 11:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The synod’s small groups released their conclusions regarding the meeting’s mid-term report on Thursday, calling for clarification o ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Today, I will will share with you a thought by the late Russian Orthodox hieromonk Seraphim Rose (1934-1982). His advice is good and plenty compatible with Catholic practic ... discuss

It’s easy to pray for a grace, it’s far more difficult to pray in praise of the Lord, but this is the prayer of true joy, said Pope Francis at Mass on Thursday morning in Santa Marta. Re ... discuss

Last week, the National Catholic Register published an article by Judy Roberts discussing the moral dilemma that the breast cancer fundraising organization, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is facing.[1]T ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty--Eighth Week in Ordinary Time By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Now the works of the flesh are obvious:immorality, impurity, licentiousness, idolatry,sorcery, hatreds, rivalry, ... discuss

Oct 16 - Homily: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque May she teach us, and obtain for us the grace, to love the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus as we ought, as He deserves, and as He desires. Ave Maria! Mass: St ... discuss

It is something I see again and again, and something that baffles me every time: People who expect unbelievers to act like believers. So often I see Christians acting surprised that their non- ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday’s saint, Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647 – 1690), was selected by God to be a witness to the world of the passionate love He has for each one of us, as symbolized by the Sacre ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Before St. Thomas Aquinas was born (early in 1225) a holy hermit known as Buono journeyed to the Castle of Rocca Secca, near Naples, and made a great prophecy to Countess Theodo ... discuss

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

When I first encountered the following quote on a popular pro-life blog, I had to do a double take and reread it in full context. Remember that these abortionists are misguided. They are sinners ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 389 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1174 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Thurs ... discuss

I love St. Teresa of Avila. I spent months using a little booklet of seventeen Communion meditations she wrote as my own thanksgiving after Mass. Whenever I got to the end I started over. You can tell ... discuss

By Emily Conley, Social Content Editor Actually, Houston, we have several problems: The city of Houston passed a law that would allow members of the opposite sex to use each other’s restrooms, in t ... discuss

City of Houston Uses Nazi-Era Tactics Against Pastorshttp://godfatherpolitics.com/17735/city-houston-uses-nazi-era-tactics-pastors/     If Christian pastors across the United States don ... discuss

Before going to bed last night, I told my husband that I dreaded waking up to today's news. Would there be another person infected with Ebola?Turns out, there is.This is a nightmare.Amber Joy Vinson i ... discuss

Pastor Chuck O’Neal of the Beaverton Grace Bible Church preaches outside the Lovejoy Surgicenter abortion clinic in Portland, Oregon.             He recently uploaded ... discuss

To hear some people talk, apparently exhorting believers to repent of their apathy towards abortion and to love justice and mercy is putting the Church in imminent danger! I will be the first to admit ... discuss

We can no longer remain silent. We must stand together – because one day – the government might come for your pastor. This is a GAY mayor and if you didn’t know, THIS HAS NEVER BEEN DONE ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. Several blogs on the present Synod have mentioned bishops seeking a return to the theory of “gradualism” in order to be able to solve some of the moral problems currently f ... discuss

I keep seeing these same six words all over social media: “Gradualism is another word for license.” Think so? Really? No possibility that it is the process of grace, working within us? So, ... discuss

Tuesday of the Twenty-Eighth week in Ordinary TimeBy BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“The Lord said to him, 'Oh you Pharisees!Although you cleanse the outside of the cup and the dish,inside you are filled wit ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you in Jesus Christ our Lord.Inaugural Mass of the Synod of Bishops in RomeThere's been a lot of misunderstanding regarding the interim report issued by the Synod of Bishops th ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2014 / 11:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The archbishop of El Salvador's capital city, who is in Rome for the Oct. 5-19 Synod on the Family, has proposed that St. Joseph be officially n ... discuss

As we set off for Las Vegas with the Black Madonna, the picturesque southwestern desert joining California and Nevada offered a peaceful backdrop of reflection on the journey of the historic Ocean to ... discuss

During the Reformation, the Roman Catholic Church defined and recognized the visible church by structure and polity. This made sense to the average churchgoer of the sixteenth-century. If an average c ... discuss

God does amazing things. From someone who thought they were doomed to hell forever, I have, through His grace, become a spoiled child because I know His goodness and that He will never be outdone!! & ... discuss

I first saw this feminine man when I was a child. My siblings and I watched him for sport. He would “lay hands” on people. If they dared not fall out, he would knock them out. As child ... discuss

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

Brittany Maynard (29) is dying of inoperable brain cancer. One can only grieve for this young woman's ordeal and the fear that must accompany it. She's scheduled her check-out day for November 1st bec ... discuss

Not too long ago I had the opportunity to speak to a gathering of young adults from several churches across our city. I chose to speak about how any Christian (not only young adults) can make ... discuss

Often abolitionists are told that since AHA is a parachurch organisation, it is not permissible for abolitionists to carry out Church Repent activities.We simply ask: But where is the biblical evi ... discuss

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By Caitlin Bootsma As the Synod on Marriage and Family continues, so do the debates over the question of communion for divorced and remarried couples. Unfortunately, the two sides seem to be categoriz ... 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

Text:  Ephesians 5:1-9 and Romans 12:1-2Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Our Epistle lesson from today says that you and I are to be imitators of Go ... discuss

The Visionaries -- Lucia, age 9, Francisco, 8, and Jacinta, 6By Jean M. Heimann“Silence, Silence, Our Lady is coming!” Lucia shouted out, over the din of the crowd, as she saw the bright flash of ... discuss

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Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Proper 23a (October 12, 2014) Matthew 22:1-14 TITLE: “Come to the Feast” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lo ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 12, 2014 / 04:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his thanksgiving mass for the canonization of two Canadian Saints Pope Francis said that a true missionary goes out of himself, boldly bringi ... discuss

 We reflected on the sacred seal of the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Penance) last week. The Church is so strict about the secrecy required in this sacrament because of the critical importance ... discuss

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

a bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not quench – Matthew 12:20a What are we to understand by the bruised reed, and smoking flax?  The language of the prophet no doub ... discuss

After reading Soul of a Lion, the biography of Dietrich von Hildebrand by his wife Alice, I decided to tackle his Transformation in Christ. It's not an easy read, but it sure is an important subject - ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 11, 2014 / 12:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church in Nigeria has been at the forefront in fighting discrimination towards persons with same-sex attraction, says Archbishop Ig ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 10, 2014 / 02:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Synod of Bishops on Friday entered its decisive second phase, with the formation of small groups which are to come to decisions which will b ... discuss

By SISTER GRACE CANDIRU | SIDEBAR ARTICLE: African Missionary: The Family is Indispensible to the Church's Mission   KAMPALA, Uganda — Archbishop John Baptist Odama, chairman of the ... discuss

By SISTER GRACE CANDIRU | RELATED STORY: African Archbishop Reflects on Challenges to Marriage and Family KAMPALA, Uganda — In Africa, similar to other regions around the g ... discuss

It’s been five years since Abby Johnson walked out of her Planned Parenthood abortion facility on October 5, 2009 in Bryan/College Station, Texas — the very place where 40 Days for Life st ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 10, 2014 / 06:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily on Friday Pope Francis encouraged faithful to guard their hearts by doing a daily examination of conscience, saying that we if we ... discuss

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk Can you keep a secret? If you can’t, stop reading right now. But if you can, I’ll share a couple of secrets with you. You goo ... discuss

 British model who said she’d abort her child to get on reality show now says she is “completely anti-abortion” By Dave Andrusko Josie Cunningham with daughter Grace [Sunday Mirr ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, In his lecture yesterday at FRC, "Renaissance: The Power of the Christian Gospel However Dark the Times," renowned scholar Dr. ... discuss

Click here to pre-order The Simple Gospel by Jon Cardwell Recently I was honored to receive a preliminary copy of Jon Cardwell’s most recent work, The Simple Gospel.  As many of you already ... discuss

Oct 09 - Homily: Keep Asking Fr. Joachim, based on the Gospel reading, exhorts us to keep asking the Lord for what we need, persevering in prayer, especially for the grace of salvation and eternal ... discuss

The Battle of Lepanto took place on 7 October 1571 when a fleet of the Holy League, a coalition of Catholic maritime states, Spain, Naples, Sicily and Sardinia, the Republic of Venice, the Papacy, the ... discuss

Over the decades our Movement has seen some amazing converts. The “Jane Roe” of Roe v. Wade (Norma McCorvey) became a passionate pro-lifer. Dr. Bernard Nathanson who not only was part of the brain ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he had finished,one of his disciples said to hi ... discuss

HONG KONG (The New York Times) — The slight teenager with heavy rectangular glasses and a bowl cut stood above the ocean of protesters who had engulfed downtown Hong Kong. His deep voice was drowne ... discuss

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

I suppose Grace Fellowship Church is like most churches in that we have our favorite songs. We sing a great variety of songs, many of which would be familiar to you, I’m sure. But we also si ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Conversion of Ignatius, Ancestor of Princess Diana by Kathy Schiffer of Seasons of Grace - BigPulpit.com The Mere Expectation of a Change to Church Teaching Is Damaging - Dr. ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. This week begins the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, opened by Pope Francis, to discuss the challenges of marriage, of family life, of the education of c ... discuss

You've probably seen it happen. A woman in her 30s navigates a grocery cart full of children, some trailing behind through the grocery store. She has the signature plastic folder full of WIC checks, ... discuss

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

 Catholic Church Initiates ‘Respect Life Month’ By Katie Yoder This message might not fit the media’s agenda, but it does come from the media-loved Pope Francis: “Each of Us ... discuss

Most Blessed Trinity, I, Your child, thank You for all the gifts and privileges which You granted to St. Gerard, especially for those virtues with which You adorned him on earth and the glory which Yo ... discuss

The humble man receives praise the way a clean window takes the light of the sun. The truer and more intense the light is, the less you see of the glass.Thomas MertonYes. Am I letting Christ shine thr ... discuss

Contact: Charlie Campbell, 770-904-0007 DUMFRIES, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Grace Church of Dumfries, Va., is the seventh fastest growing congregation in the United States, according ... discuss

Oct 07 - Homily: Our Lady of the Rosary The recitation of the Holy Rosary is recommended to the faithful and obligatory for seminarians and religious because it is such a powerful prayer for obtain ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Beautiful, romantic love stories abound in literature from folktales like Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty to the happy marriages in Louisa May Alcott’s books like Little ... discuss

7 October AD 1787 Moving from the Old World to the New, H. M. Muhlenberg established the shape of Lutheran parishes and Lutheranism in general in America during a 45-year ministry in Pennsylvania. Bor ... discuss

When I Was Pregnant After Rape, I Wanted to Kill the Rapist, Not My Baby I’m a lesbian birthmother out of rape — now there’s something you don’t hear every day! I’ve lived a life many cann ... discuss

October 7 is the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. This feast was instituted by Pope St. Pius V in thanksgiving for the great naval victory over the Turks at the battle of Lepanto on this day in the ye ... discuss

In 1976 my daughter was born. I was head-over-heels in love with her. At the time I was a commercial writer for a television station; I remember clicking away on my manual typewriter in time with a ne ... discuss

Because the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation are so closely tied together, the best place to start exploring Confirmation is to begin by exploring what both the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirm ... discuss

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

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

Contact: Charlie Campbell, 770-904-0007 DUMFRIES, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Grace Church of Dumfries, Va., is the seventh fastest growing congregation in the United States, according ... discuss

Oct 06 - Homily: 2nd Greatest Grace After baptism, the vocation to religious life is the greatest grace that the soul can receive. It is a grace with which the soul must promptly cooperate and main ... discuss

The church on earth lost a great spiritual leader this past Friday night, October 3. On the very same day that St. Francis of Assisi died back in 1226, a priest who lived and taught the Franciscan spi ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals that may interest you. The best deal of the day is Galatians by Todd Wilson ($0.99). Also consider: Walking From East to West & Has Christianity Failed You? ... discuss

Today we celebrate the feast of St. St. Bruno, the founder of the Carthusian order. He was born at Cologne, Germany around 1030. He studied at the school of the Cathedral of Rheims (France) at an earl ... discuss

I am indeed still here.  The energy I spend at work, plus my preoccupation with other things going on in my life, have contributed to my silence since July, and the sparse postings for about the ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Oct 5, 2014 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It always bothered Grace Raun when she heard her college classmates saying “nobody waits anymore” for marriage, because she knew it ... discuss

This post from New Wave Feminists about AHA brought to mind a subject that's been in my head for some time.Some of us grew up without anyone ever preaching the whole word of God. We got all the mushy ... discuss

We received word from the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal that Father Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R., fell and reinjured the same arm that was hurt in his accident ten years ago.One of his brother friars ... discuss

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Credit: www.religionnews.comThere has been a tremendous amount of cyber ink spilled on the subject of divorced and remarried Catholics being readmitted to the sacraments, specifically being able ... discuss

 Florida’s “Unborn Victims of Violence Act” takes effect By Dave Andrusko Remee Jo Lee, after John Andrew Welden was sentenced to 13 years and eight months.A tip of the hat to Sa ... discuss

Contact: Audra Jennings, Litfuse Publicity Group, 903-874-8363, audra@litfusegroup.com SEATTLE, Oct. 2, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Life can be a roller coaster, with unexpected twists and turns. B ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: Five 40 Days for Life vigils have taken place outside the WomanCare abortion center in Lansing, Michigan. But local leaders in Lansing decided there would not be a s ... discuss

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

Sly totalitarian challengers exploit our liberties that they abhor. It is a natural inclination to endeavor to assess threats, whether immediate or only discernible to those with a vision. Such calcul ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Oct 3, 2014 / 05:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Transitional deacons ordained this week in St. Peter’s Basilica shared their experience of overwhelming joy in serving God, which stems from ... discuss

40 QUOTES FROM BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA ON ISLAM AND CHRISTIANITYNTEB News Desk | October 2, 2013WHEN SOMEONE SHOWS YOU WHO THEY ARE, BELIEVE THEMSince 2009, NOW THE END BEGINS has brought you story after ... discuss

Because, let’s face it, we could all use a little more of it. Litany of Humility O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me. From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me, Jesus. From the desir ... discuss

This message might not fit the media’s agenda, but it does come from the media-loved Pope Francis: “Each of Us is a Masterpiece of God’s Creation.” Sponsored by the United States Confer ... discuss

Two years ago, there were over 40 abortion facilities operating in Texas with very little oversight. Yesterday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling that could result in the immediate cl ... discuss

Five 40 Days for Life vigils have taken place outside the WomanCare abortion center in Lansing, Michigan. But local leaders in Lansing decided there would not be a sixth. They didn’t sign up for the ... discuss

I have focused on siblings of aborted babies for many years. It first came to the forefront when I told my own living children about their aborted sibling. It was a tough time.  Thanks be to God ... discuss

On Thursday, Pope Francis received in audience His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, accompanied by a Delegation. Here is a translation of the Pope‘ ... discuss

Old Age Is a Time of Grace: Pope Francis Calls the World to Honor the Elderly - Europe - International - News - Catholic Online div> ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals for you: Relationships: A Mess Worth Making by Tim Lane & Paul Tripp (Free); The Art of Neighboring (a book I really enjoyed!) by Jay Pathak & Dave Runyon ( ... discuss

Five 40 Days for Life vigils have taken place outside the WomanCare abortion center in Lansing, Michigan. But local leaders in Lansing decided there would not be a sixth. They didn’t sign up for ... discuss

Born to a pious middle-class French family of tradesmen; daughter of Louis Martin and Marie-Azelie Guérin Martin, and all four of her sisters became nuns. Her mother died when Francoise-Marie was onl ... discuss

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

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

The heart is deceitful and desperately wicked. One of the ways such deceit manifests itself is through convincing us that we have battled a sin and put that sin to death when really we have do ... discuss

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

Something that has been weighing heavily on my heart to write about is the topic of purity and abstinence. I have hesitated in writing about this topic for two reasons: one, it’s an uncomfortable me ... discuss

Almost every election season you see Catholic politicians on the ballot who don’t adhere to the teachings of the Faith on Life and Family issues—causing scandal within the Church. You hear them sa ... discuss

A 15th-century office hymn for the Feast of the Guardian Angels, my translation, in rhyming Long Meter.Eternal maker of all things, you govern everything as King:the sea, the sun, the heavn’ly v ... discuss

Even the most casual observer of current trends in American society must be aware that the current cultural and political infatuation with carving out special protections and privileges for those in ... discuss

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk My head hurts this morning. In fact, it woke me up out of a sound sleep. I knew you’d want to know first thing, so I decided to wri ... discuss

Today I am continuing this series on getting things done. Yesterday we saw that we exist to bring glory to God, and that, as Christians, we bring glory to God when we do good works for other p ... discuss

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

I’d like to tell you about “Kathy”. Kathy was scared and confused the day she came to the Pregnancy Resource Center of the South Hills searching for help regarding her unplanned pregnancy. Thoug ... discuss

By SISTER GRACE CANDIRU | KAMPALA, Uganda — As Ebola infections continue to rise in five West African countries, Catholic charities offer invaluable assistance to health care institutions ... discuss

As Christians around the world gather today for prayer vigils for Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has now been imprisoned in Iran for two years, the ACLJ has released a letter that he wrote to his daughter, ... discuss

Emma Watson. Who doesn’t love her? Emma Watson seems to be strong lady who has carried herself with poise and grace even whilst being in the spotlight. I love her acting, applaud her drive to get he ... discuss

All of these books are also available as Audio books, free. Go to Librivox.org to find them. They aren’t *just* for adolescent boys, of course. I loved most of them when I was a girl, and of the ... discuss

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk If I could guarantee you could lead a quiet and peaceable life by doing one simple thing, would you be interested? I’m not talking ... discuss

They are questions I receive often: “Do you ever sleep? Do you work all the time? Do you ever stop?” There seems to be this impression among certain people that either I am an unrepentant ... discuss

and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, – Luke 8:2 “Let us mark … in these verses, the ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Sep 30, 2014 / 12:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The suppression and subsequent restoration of the Society of Jesus shows the importance of discernment and trusting in God even in tribulation, r ... discuss

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sep 29, 2014 / 02:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sept. 29, the Argentine daily La Nacion published an interview with Cardinal Walter Kasper, who has drawn significant media attent ... discuss

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

(LiveActionNews) — Draped with a colorful patterned cloth that wraps around her tiny shoulders, 5-year-old Iris Grace Halmshaw strategically dips her paintbrush from mug to mug and splashes an a ... discuss

And war broke out in heaven.... We know of war. We hear of wars and rumors of wars. We see our nation and others fighting over things that matter and things that don't. Some of you have even fought ... discuss

Over the weekend, Pope Francis restated the importance of taking care of the growing number of elderly people across the globe. He said the lack of care and concern for the elderly is equivalent to eu ... discuss

Today is the Feast of the Archangels.   St Michael the defender, who fought against Satan is the protector  from the snares of the devil. St Michael help us to avoid the traps that may be ... discuss

God is Showing You YOU"Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting." Psalm 139:23-24If you look at t ... discuss

Traditional Consecration Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel Oh most noble Prince of the Angelic Hierarchies, valorous warrior of Almighty God and zealous lover of His glory, terror of the rebell ... discuss

Today is the feast of the Archangels: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. These three Archangels are the only angels named in Sacred Scripture and all three have important roles in the history of salv ... discuss

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

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Saint Peter’s Square witnessed once again the embrace of the Pope Emeritus and Pope Francis. The occasion was today’s celebration of the Elderly. This Sunday morning, grandparents and elde ... discuss

Icon from "Divine Office" MinistryI try to pray the Liturgy of the Hours every day. One major reason that I am able to do this is because of a great organization that releases an audio recording of th ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 28, 2014 / 10:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Retired pontiff Benedict XVI joined some 50,000 pilgrims in Saint Peter's Square on Sunday, Sept. 28 for a meeting between Pope Francis and elde ... discuss

Text: Matthew 21:23-27 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord  Jesus Christ.  Amen.In times gone by we have come to witness that the relationship between mankind and va ... discuss

The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of EvangelizationDay of Prayerfor the III Extraordinary General Assembly of theSynod of BishopsSunday, 28 September 2014Sunday, 28 September (today ... discuss

Day of Prayer for the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops Sunday, 28 September 2014 Sunday, 28 September is to be set aside as a Day of Prayer for the III Extraordin ... discuss

The Collect. KEEP, we beseech thee, O Lord, thy Church with thy perpetual mercy; and, because the frailty of man without thee cannot but fall, keep us ever by thy help from all things hurtful, and lea ... discuss

Christian Stories Songs and Videos for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk No matter who you are…no matter where you live…no matter what you’ve done…you belong to God. H ... discuss

September 26 is the memorial of St. Vincent de Paul, the 17th century French priest known for his apostolic work among the poor and marginalized.Born to a poor family in Pouy in the southwest of Franc ... discuss

VOICES: Book 2 in the David Chance series (Suspense, Mystery, Thriller) Blurb: When the author released this book, I was ready to read it. I liked his first book in the series, Messages, very much. Le ... discuss

by Kelli On the 34th anniversary of China’s One-Child Policy, Reggie Littlejohn of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers pens an open letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping in which she minces ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 26, 2014 / 10:03 am (CNA).- Christ as Redeemer cannot be understood save through a willingness to take up the cross, said Pope Francis during his homily for Mass on Friday morning. ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by New Growth Press, a name you must know by now. As they always do, they are offering some great prizes. There will be 5 winners this we ... discuss

This episode of The Vortex brought back some great memories of a Catholic Media Coalition meeting several years ago where we met on a cattle ranch not far from Albuquerque. It was Springtime and calvi ... discuss




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