Topic: grace

A man from Poland stopped by our 40 Days for Life booth today at the Vocations Center. Before I could begin telling him about 40 Days for Life, he thanked us for what we do and expressed that he is pr ... discuss

My guest for this episode is Michael Coughlin. Michael is an Evangelist from Columbus, Ohio and joins me to discuss proper comparisons, namely comparing ourselves to people we don’t know. An Outli ... discuss

Dan Phillips returns this month to talk about Faith; specifically What Faith is and Does. Dan is pastor of Copperfield Bible Church in Houston, Texas, and author of The World Tilting Gospel and God’ ... discuss

If you want to know what people really believe, the philosopher Roger Scruton once explained, listen to them pray. It is one thing to ask a person what he believes, but it is another thing to listen t ... discuss

"Buddy Christ" from DogmaIf you interact on the web, or with folks in your hometown you may come across Christians who tend to believe that Jesus Christ was the nicest of nice person who ever walked t ... discuss

A Mother's Day Essay The second Sunday of May is Mother's Day here in these United States. From its origins in 19th Century feminism and pacifism, the day grew into a general celebration of motherhood ... discuss

creative commons image, source"The loneliness of the Christian results from his walk with God in an ungodly world, a walk that must often take him away from the fellowship of good Christians as well a ... discuss

marriage, stock photo via pixabay.comThe views on this blog do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the Salvation Army, it's employees, or partners. The views on this blog are s ... discuss

Some people say that the Gospel is a message which only about peace, goodwill, grace, and happiness.  They argue that when you are witnessing to someone, you shouldn’t mention hell or talk abo ... discuss

(died 7 May 721) was an Angle bishop during the time of the kingdom of Northumbria. He was the Bishop of Hexham and then the Bishop of York which was the most important religious designation in the ar ... discuss

The absence of a cure-all does not mean an absence of care. I needed to take the risk to stop bracing myself, waiting to be rear-ended, and slowly let down my guard. Others took the risk of possibly s ... discuss

Text: Numbers 21:4-9In the name of Jesus: Amen.April, Matthew, and NaKayla, as you live your lives from this day forward you will be tempted to complain and bicker towards the Lord.  Yes, it is e ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas,this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Anthony van Dyck. The Descent of the Holy Spirit (Pentecost). c. 1618-20.THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT(Friday, 6th W ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Giotto, Pentecost, c. 1305, Scrovegni Chapel, PaduaTHE GIFT OF FEAR(Saturday, 6th Week of Easter)Love and fear. Th ... discuss

In the 2016 Shepherds’ Conference, Albert Mohler, Ligon Duncan, and John MacArthur fielded questions before the conference attendees. As always, the questions and answers sessions are one of th ... discuss

This week’s giveaway is sponsored by Westminster Theological Seminary. Three people will win a set of resources for a 10-person Bible study on how to read all of Scripture in light of Christ ... discuss

I have no Kindle deals to share with you today, but you can always breeze back through the A La Carte archives to find any you missed earlier in the week. I’m sure there will be some goo ... discuss

This week’s giveaway is sponsored by Westminster Theological Seminary. Three people will win a set of resources for a 10-person Bible study on how to read all of Scripture in light of Christ ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Today is the National Day of Prayer. It is a vital part of our American heritage. The first call to prayer happened before the American Revolution. In 1775, th ... discuss

Recently a bizarre exchange occurred on our Facebook page, the contents of which would only be comprehensible to people living during the last thirty years. A commenter, who at first acted as though ... discuss

7 May AD 1887 Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther was a founding father of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod. He served as its first president from 1847 to 1850 and again from 1864 to 1878. ... discuss

During this Ascentiontide as we prepare to celebrate the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the Apostles and the Blessed Virgin Mary at Pentecost, there is a lesser known feastday to our Lady on the Satur ... discuss

As I'm missing my daughter like crazy this week leading up to Mother's Day, here are some words I wrote about a year and a half ago that I am reminding myself of:Can a mother's love be comprehended or ... discuss

Pretty neat story about the conversion of abortionists 9/15/12 Medjugorje: Skulls on Podbrdo! Skulls on Podbrdo!Valentina, 29, comes from the Ukraine. Upon seeing her, you'd believe h ... discuss

It is almost impossible to believe that sixteen years have passed since I had my abortion, perhaps even more incredulous that I feel forgiven and healed. I write this in thanksgiving to God for His co ... discuss

Tip of the hat to Live Action News for posting on its Facebook page a link to brief video describing how this technique works. The narrator is Dr. Anthony Levatino, who (he tells us) earlier in his ca ... discuss

One of the foundational truths of the church is the understanding that the church isn’t the campus, brick and mortar, stained glass and steeple.  The church is the body of people who meet toge ... discuss

5 May AD 1525 Frederick the Wise (Friedrich der Weise), elector of Saxony from 1486 to 1525, was Martin Luther's sovereign in the early years of the Reformation. Indeed, were it not for Frederick, the ... discuss

Pentecost – the great birthday of the Church is only nine days away! Are you getting excited? If not, you should be. This is a wonderful opportunity to take advantage of the great graces and gifts t ... discuss

Rogation Day procession, circa 1945, at Portsmouth AbbeyIntroitHe heard my voice from His holy temple, alleluia: and my cry before Him came into His ears, alleluia, alleluia. -- (Ps. 17. 2, 3). I will ... 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

This is a photo recently published that was in the custody of the secret archives of the Vatican. It is the massacre of Armenian Christians, victims of muslims of the Turkish Army. They did unspeakabl ... discuss

The book of Acts mentions a Mark, or John Mark, a kinsman of Barnabas (Col 4:10). The house of his mother Mary was a meeting place for Christians in Jerusalem (Acts 12:12). When Paul and Barnabas, who ... discuss

Died c. 490. Bishop and Patron of Elphin, in Ireland, one of St. Patrick's converts, and worker in iron. In the Tripartite Life of St Patrick (ed. Whitley Stokes) we read: Bishop St Assic was Patrick' ... discuss

On this day we remember those Christians of the east martyred by the followers of Mohammed that had invaded the region.The Laz and Georgian peoples are inhabitants of the Black Sea region and trace t ... discuss

(also Ercenwald, Erkenwald or Erconwald; died 693) was Bishop of London in the Anglo-Saxon Christian church between 675 and 693.Erkenwald was born at Lindsey and was supposedly of royal ancestry. Erke ... discuss

(Transferred to 2 May 2016)Saint Philip was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. Later Christian traditions describe Philip as the apostle who proselytized in Greece, Syria, and Phrygia. He was martyr ... discuss

It's been almost a year since the Lord moved mightily in my life in a specific area that I want to share about. He revealed Himself as my Restorer, restoring places deep within that had felt wounded f ... discuss

Baby showers for me are... well... complicated. On one hand, babies are wonderful and precious and such a delight.On the other hand, they are a huge trigger of pain for me. They remind me of my b ... discuss

God inscribed our names in his registry before the foundation of the world, before creating the heavens, before flinging the galaxies across the sky. He chose us in the misty eons of eternity past, lo ... discuss

A large number of victims that I have talked to said that their churches failed to involve the proper authorities (2) because the churches themselves believed that they were capable of handling the si ... discuss

Yu Jiade, Christ the Good ShepherdMeant to post this for Good Shepherd Sunday, but was traveling and couldn't.  Isn't it just the sweetest?Many wolves seek to lure Catholics away from the one tru ... discuss

How can you put into words the feeling of complete and total abandonment.  A pain that reaches your very core, the deepest recesses of your soul. I guess, you really can’t. Once that part of y ... discuss

Recently, God has been teaching me three lessons through some situations that are going on in my life. I was living hypocritically, acting one way in public and another in private. My relationship w ... discuss

There are days where all I want to do is curl up in a dark corner, cower in defeat, and lament my life. Nothing goes the way I think I deserve it should go. Whether in my family, relationships, at m ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. Adam spoke “up” when he spoke with God, and “down” in the naming of the animals, but it was not until the creation of Eve, “bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here. The Incarnation expresses an infinitely fertile virginity. The Virgin Mother is herself the pure image of the Incarnation in this respect: she who “neve ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here, Part II here. Certain moral virtues regulate activities internal to the agent, such as his own passions and the motions that are bound up with them (e.g., ... discuss

MatinsEaster 6May 1, 2016Acts 16:9-15“The Unexpected Course of the Gospel”Paul and Silas, Timothy and later, evidently Luke began the travels of Paul's Second Missionary Journey. Immediately befo ... discuss

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Duly Noted by George Handlery Evidently, Britain’s decision about her continued EU membership (“Brexit”) is crucial. Obama’s threatening butting in on the debate underlines this assessment. Th ... discuss

What a week. Doctors. Bureaucrats. Insurance companies. Great vacuums where common sense should exist. Took my sweet girl to the orthodontist this week for a welcome visit and preliminary exam. Too ... discuss

Praying. Not too many years ago, when there was a tragedy, even those with hard hearts would say things such as “we are praying for you”. Now, when I hear a media person or read comments o ... discuss

The two Mary's weep at the foot of the cross.I can't say I was especially surprised by the revelation that Michael Voris' past sins involved living an active homosexual lifestyle. He's candid about be ... discuss

Chapter Eight Paragraphs 291 - 312Footnote? What footnote was that?Topsy and Tuptima navigate the traffic in downtown Washington, D.C. passing the Smithsonian and the Capitol building, turning on Nort ... discuss

 Late to the game, Obama said to be trying to “rebuild” Democrats’ “bench”By Dave Andrusko I like to think that even though my politics are as far away from President Obama ... discuss

Dear Friends, Modern culture is overloaded with news, social media, electronic images, technological advances, advertisements and so forth. The limits of our time and attention are pressed to new boun ... discuss

By BRIAN O’NEEL | PHILADELPHIA — As demonstrated by government reports and news stories in recent years, heroin’s web has ensnared the Northeast and is set to spread its thread ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the ferial Night Prayer for Thursday in the Sixth Week of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Office of Readings for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: ... discuss

In this composite image provided by NASA, fiveframes show the International Space Stationin silhouette.  (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: One ... discuss

ARRA News Service Editor: Barack Obama, in normal ham-handed fashion, attempted threatening the British into submission last week on Brexit. And as is usual for "the messiah", his efforts backfired: w ... discuss

When I sit with my family around the table for a meal on the Lord’s day, I will typically ask, “What did I preach about today?”  I love hearing my children answer the question with ... discuss

In the 2016 T4G, they used a few special videos titled, “Voices from the Past” and this particular video is titled, “What shall we do?”  It’s worthy of your time as we ... discuss

Yesterday I preached Mark 12:35-37 in our morning worship service.  After a lengthy series of questions hurled at Jesus, He now turned to ask a question of His own.  In fact, as it was Wednesday in ... discuss

One of the most woeful mistakes a church could make would be to teach the people that preaching is something that happens after worship.  One of the fundamental truths necessary for a healthy church ... discuss

What is free will?  In this lesson taught by R. C. Sproul, he describes the different views and definitions while upholding the biblical view. 10 Things You Should Know about J. I. Packer ̵ ... discuss

Two years ago my daughter, Karis, was struggling in school.  She couldn’t concentrate properly, was having vision problems, constantly battling an insatiable thirst, and constantly going to t ... discuss

Paul Washer preaching on the “narrow way” and explains why it’s necessary to examine yourself to see if you’re in the faith. Are Allah and Yahweh the Same? – R.C. S ... discuss

This past Friday, I was invited to preach in the New Georgia Baptist Church where my friend Keith Stell serves as pastor.  The subject of my sermon was “The Marks and Mission of the Local Chur ... discuss

In 1750, Jonathan Edwards was fired from his church.  A source of controversy regarding the Lord’s Supper created a division between he and his people and this culminated in his termination af ... discuss

In a recent sermon, Alistair Begg explains that we as Christians are saved by grace. This is more than an elementary statement, it’s a deep theological truth. 7 Preacher Landmines – ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include a selection for pastors from Crossway: Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp ($3.99); The Pastor’s Justification by Jared Wilson ($3.99); Expositional Preach ... discuss

I’m no fan of most forms of racing. Cars, horses, drones, people—none of them do much for me. I find bicycle racing especially drab, except for those Olympic sprint events that suddenly gr ... discuss

It was a joy to meet so many of you at the Sex, Sin, & Salvation conference here in Pittsburgh. I’m heading back to Toronto this morning and looking forward to leading a quick breakout s ... discuss

The last couple of weeks have been fairly quiet when it comes to letters to the editor. Not surprisingly, the majority of them dealt with the article I wrote on evolution and the age of the un ... discuss

There are some good Kindle deals today: B&H has put many of their New American Commentary Studies on sale for $0.99 each: Believer’s Baptism by Thomas Schreiner; Enthrone ... discuss

Late last year I announced the 2016 Reading Challenge, a fun way to increase and diversify your reading through another year. I took the challenge and set this year’s goal at 104 books. Howe ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full and Glimpses of Grace by Gloria Furman ($3.99); Feminine Appeal by Carolyn Mahaney ($2.99); The Christian Mom̵ ... 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

2 May AD 373 Athanasius was born in Alexandria in Egypt in AD.295. He served as a church leader in a time of great controversy and ecclesiastical disagreements. While he was still a deacon, around th ... discuss

Michael Voris devotes a major part of his self-proclaimed apostolate to trying to destroy anyone in the Catholic Church who shows any compassion or empathy for homosexuals.  Voris especially goes ... discuss

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (ESV)It's amazing how God lines things up. Because I've been ... discuss

St. Agnes of MontepulcianoApril 20 is the feast of St. Agnes of Montepulciano, a Dominican abbess and foundress in medieval Tuscany. Seventy years after Agnes died St. Catherine of Siena made a pilgri ... discuss

April 21 is the feast of St. Anslem, a Benedictine monk, abbot, philosopher and theologian, who held the office of archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. He is a Doctor of the Church who is known ... discuss

St. Mark, the Evangelist, the author of the second Gospel, is commonly identified as “John Mark” in the Acts of the Apostles (12:12, 25; 15:37). He is the patron saint of: attorneys, notaries, pri ... discuss

Today, May 2, is the memorial of St. Athanasius, bishop and doctor of the Church.St. Athanasius (295 - 373) was the Church's greatest hero in the battle against Arianism (a heresy that denied Christ's ... discuss

The Pentecost Novena begins on the day after the Solemnity of the Ascension, Friday of the 6th Week of Easter, even if the Solemnity of the Ascension is transferred to the 7th Sunday.ACT OF CONSECRATI ... discuss

A fascinating article from SSPX.org in one of these special years of grace when Good Friday falls on the Feast of the Annunciation:Since the 10th century, whenever Good Friday falls on March 25th, the ... discuss

Saint George by Gustave Moreau. Español: San Jorge por Gustave Moreau. Galego: San Xurxo por Gustave MoreauSimple (1955 Calendar): April 23Who was the real St. George?  When St. George is m ... discuss

Double (1955 Calendar): April 24Today is the Feast of St. Fidelis.  The Roman Martyrology declares in its entry for him:At Gruch in Switzerland, St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr ... discuss

 This year, the traditional devotion of 15 Tuesdays in honor of St. Dominic begins tomorrow on Tuesday, April 26th. As a postulant in Order of Preachers, this devotion is especially dear to me. ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinOn EWTN’s April 14, World Over Live program hosted by Raymond Arroyo, canon law expert Fr. Gerald Murray and Robert Royal, Catholic author and president of the Faith and Re ... discuss

Fr. George RutlerThere is an account of some poor man with nothing to say for himself, nonetheless begging Alexander the Great for a pittance, only to be astonished when the king handed him more than ... discuss

“One Nation Under God” is a perceptive and peaceable volume. Throughout the material the authors thoughtfully interact with several thinkers, to include Lesslie Newbigin, N.T. Wright, Martin Luthe ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalter: 1655 (Series III, Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 766 (reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Monday ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 766 Psalter: Monday, Week IV, 1522 Midday Prayer for Monday in Week 4 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, come ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 765 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Monday in W ... discuss

Timothy Egan. (Photo: Barry Wong.)The last few days, I’ve been focused on the hyperventilating by Catholic radical traditionalists over Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis’ overlong summation of the wor ... discuss

When I was asked to participate in a blog tour for The Walls Are Talking, the first person I actually thought of was Maggie. In You Can Share the Faith, I tell Maggie's story: Maggie had an abort ... discuss

Notice what the Apostle Paul writes in Phil. 4:13: “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” What did Paul say he could do? He could do all things God wanted him to do. But He could o ... discuss

Heath traces the devastating impact of sin in every dimension of human existence and carefully distinguishes between three different ways we experience sin — the sinful world we live in, personal si ... discuss

“Being pro-life is often exclusively linked to being anti-abortion. It isn’t less than that, but it’s so much more. The pro-life position encompasses all of life. It recognizes that babies a ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 747 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Saturda ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 747 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1481 Midday Prayer for Saturday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 746 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Saturday in ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 745 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1476 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 494 Psalter: Saturday, Week I ... 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 I felt a ... discuss

In the Strange Fire Conference, Conrad Mbewe preached on the subject, “Are We Preachers or Witch Doctors?”  This sermon is helpful to consider the landscape of the charismatic movement i ... discuss

Tuptim and Topsy realize that their schedules don't allow time after class for a visit to the coffee shop or library to go over Chapter Three. Instead they decide to study the chapter intensively befo ... discuss

Lesbos, Greece, Apr 15, 2016 / 03:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ visit with refugees and migrants in Greece this Saturday could be a moment of leadership at a time when political concerns ... 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

These lessons about how to interpret and apply the Scriptures of the Old Testament help us in getting the most out of our reading and studying of Scripture. I’ve also found that these principles of ... discuss

When a wounded spouse eventually starts implementing boundaries and consequences she has often been accused of being unforgiving and lacking grace. But it is just as possible that boundaries and conse ... discuss

What will you do when a distraught family comes to you and tells you that their child has been molested by a church worker? What will you do when a woman can’t keep up the charade any longer and ... discuss

As our church continues to raise up, install or send ministers into pastoral ministry, I find the need to address this issue all the more pressing. Not merely the failure of public ministers, but the ... discuss

So holiness is necessary and it should be examined prior to ordination. But what does it look like? Durham gave five positive requirements. First, holiness is evidenced by ruling a household well (1 T ... discuss

Jeremiah 29:11 does not promise you money, marriage, a job, a win at the meet, healing for you or a loved one, political freedom – all of which we tend to feel entitled to in this culture.  And it ... discuss

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda,center, and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda attend a Mass as part of Poland’s celebration of 1,050 years of the nation’s Catholicism at the 10th-century cathedra ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 739 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Friday ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 738 Psalter: Friday, Week III, 1463 Midday Prayer for Friday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, come ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 738 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Friday in W ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 737 Psalter: Friday, Week III, 1458 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 491 Psalter: Friday, Week III, ... discuss

One of the great benefits of attending a Christian conference is undoubtedly the singing.  Each year during the G3 Conference, I try to record some of the congregational singing just to file away an ... discuss

He touched my heart with truth and then grace, just like he’s done to thousands of people while he’s pastored. And right now friends, Darrin needs our love, support and prayers as he is restored. ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco Amoris Laetitia is turning heads. The commentary in the short few days since its release on the morning of Friday, April 8, has been eruptive. Slate Magazine, admittedly not the c ... 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

YOUTH MINISTER AND DIRECTOR OF ADULT CATECHESIS Youth Ministry, FT EmployeeOur Lady of Grace Catholic Church (Greensboro, NC)Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church and School in beautiful Greensboro, NC, i ... discuss

Do you truly know the Lord?  Paul Washer’s sermon from 2 Corinthians 5 is one that you will want to listen to carefully. New book: Why the Reformation Still Matters – A new book wo ... discuss

I’ve written about this before- I am a person who spots discrepancies, anachronisms, and small continuity details in movie scenes. When I point them out, often just as one may point out a passi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Page 1624 Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Page 1283 Christian Prayer: Page 1049 Night Prayer for Thursday in the Season of Easter God, come to my assist ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 731 Psalter: Thursday, Week III, 1444 Midday Prayer for Thursday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 730 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Thursday in ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 729 Psalter: Thursday, Week III, 1435 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 489 Psalter: Thursday, Week I ... discuss

Ever have something that seems to control your mind, but no matter how much you try to let go of it, it is always there taunting you? I think this is particularly true if you have been deeply hurt an ... discuss

In the morning of April 10, 1912, 38-year-old Mrs. Grace Peters died at Columbus Hospital in Chicago. She had been taken to the hospital after having taken very ill in her home on April 4.When asked w ... discuss

I found this photo in a newspaper while I was doing research for the Cemetery of Choice.It indicates that 24-year-old Nadine DuPont died January 21, 1984 in Detroit, Michigan after an abortion at Harp ... discuss

“A law which violates an innocent person’s natural right to life is unjust and, as such, is not valid as a law” – Evangelium Vitae 90. Reflection: The Church does not say that l ... discuss

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Here is an email I shared with a work associate. I share it to reveal how powerfully catechesis can be both in life and in death, both in yours and others.________________[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 ... discuss

Image source: ancoraonline.it.On Friday, as I’m sure most of you know, the Vatican Press released Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Predictably, everyone wh ... discuss

Handmade Jesus BannerIf Jesus ran for public office today, what would He do? This may seem to be a hypothetical question. In a way it is. This is to get us to ponder how to follow Jesus in the politi ... discuss

I know, I know... the movie Mona Lisa Smile is considered "old" by most people who are used to only seeking out the latest and greatest but it's only 13 years old. I've been watching (and re ... discuss

Embraced by Grace. – A Florida Christian Adoption Agency Florida Christian Adoption Agency in Orlando, FL. Embraced by Grace, Inc. offers services to help your adoption run as smoothly and pr ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 724 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Wednesd ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 723 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1426 Midday Prayer for Wednesday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 723 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Wednesday i ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 721 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1420 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 486 Psalter: Wednesday, Week ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Proper of Seasons: 718 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1415 Office of Readings for Wednesday in Week 3 of Easter God, come to my assistance ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 12, 2016 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia Pope Francis is helping priests to be better pastors, not giving individual consciences the ulti ... discuss

Yesterday I preached from Mark 12:18-27.  In this text, Jesus was in His final week of His earthly life prior to the crucifixion and subsequent resurrection.  As He arrived in Jerusalem during the ... discuss

Several years ago while attending seminary, a person asked me, “Would John Calvin be welcomed to partake in the Lord’s Supper in your church?”  I was serving as a pastor of a local ... discuss

On April 12, the Church commemorates the feast of St. Teresa of the Andes, a Discalced Carmelite mystic and the first Chilean to be beatified or canonized.  St. Teresa of the Andes is the patron ... 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

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

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

Excerpt below from Revive Our Hearts:Now, today I want us to look at another lesser known poet and hymn writer who provided us a gospel song that’s been a great blessing to many.Her name was L ... discuss

“Church order is probably one of the things Presbyterians are best known for. Each church in the PCA has to subscribe to the Book of Church Order, which basically tells each church how the they ... discuss

I appeal therefore to the organizers of T4G to remove C.J. Mahaney not only from the roster of speakers but also from the organization itself. It gives me no pleasure to write that sentence. I do not ... discuss

This language from the first part of Dort 5.4 is in stark contrast with much of the Wesleyan (and Nazarene) doctrine of Christian perfectionism. The tone is rather different from the way some modern R ... discuss

We live in an age where “speaking your mind” is considered a virtue and a hailed as a sign of good leadership. But is this trait something the Bible commends? Should Christians be known for “spe ... discuss

Thomas Cole, the Course of Empire: DestructionThe mallet strikes hard wood and there you are, in the defendant chair. A court has been convened, the judge sits high on the bench robbed in black, and ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2016 / 06:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reflecting on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family, two professors at the John Paul II Institute have emphasized the clos ... discuss

I trust you are enjoying your weekend as it begins to get underway. Aileen is off at a conference today so I’m pulling double-duty here at home. Then we swap for next week as I head down ... discuss

Such “holy and lawful laughter” is contagious and inviting. It includes rather than excludes. The inviting and inclusive nature of holy laughter is witnessed in vs. 6, when Sarah notes tha ... discuss

Doctor Brian Clowes and I are on our way back to Virginia from the Philippines. We had a whirlwind week, speaking to many laity, priests, bishops, and seminarians about the need to be bold and faithfu ... discuss

The Bible Project has released a series of motion graphic videos called – Read Scripture.  From that series (yes, it has an app too), they have provided a video overview of the book of the Psa ... discuss

The saint of the day for April 8 is St. Julie Billiart,  a French religious leader who founded, and was the first Superior General of, the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.  ... 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

What hasn’t been publicly seen from Driscoll however, is any show of heartfelt brokenness at, or apology for, mistakes made. I’d argue that as a public figure, any repentance and restorati ... discuss

In the series "Not everything biblical is Christian" I've stayed on Bible texts specifically. For those who know the lingo, I have been proof-texting, pulling up a text, contrasting it to the life of ... discuss

A struggle with words reveals what we really love most. It reveals what we worship, what we’ve set our hearts on. Unkind words are not the problem but a byproduct of the real problem: idolatrou ... discuss

We need to man up and acknowledge where complementarianism provides a cover for abuse. For a movement that prides itself on promoting manly men, the powers that be seem reluctant to engage in meaningf ... discuss

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Her life story could have come straight out of a soap opera. As a newborn, Grace Poe was abandoned in a Catholic church and adopted by movie star parents, giving her a pow ... 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

Christopher Love had a great word for what wells up in my heart in these moments—oversuperciliousness. That isn’t a fancy word for holiness. It’s a fancy word for being filled with abominable pr ... discuss

Question #1: “Is there any revelation outside of the Bible?” Take for example, the topic of obesity, one of the greatest sin-problems in America; has God revealed any truth about this topic outsid ... discuss

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,2 T ... discuss

“At the heart of the biblical answer is the fact that baptism is primarily God’s sign and seal of his covenant of grace rather than an action we perform when we believe.   If a person is bap ... discuss

The ministry has to help the congregation understand difficult and hard things in Scripture. But without learning this will not be possible. Unless ministers themselves have studied these “difficult ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, many plantation owners take comfort in the knowledge that their humane, benevolent way treatment of slaves does not deba ... discuss

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Fr. George RutlerIt was not enough for Professor Albert Einstein to tell the priest and physicist Father Georges Lemaître that his hypothesis of the Big Bang, which he called the “First Atomic Mome ... discuss

Peace, Forgiveness, Blessings, Belief, LifeJohn 20:19-31John's Gospel recounts for us the events of that first Easter Sunday evening, and also a week later. And as we stand, a week out from our own E ... discuss

This book is part memoir, part spiritual reflections. This author, Kate Grosmaire, writes about the tragic shooting death of her teenage daughter. This is a strongly Catholic book. This family set ... discuss

“We have seen more involvement this second time around,” said Shawn, the 40 Days for Life leader in West Bloomfield, “with groups from at least three different congregations joining ... discuss

“...Just as he told them.”Luke 22:7-20Jesus always seems to have an eye on the future. Some might call him “forward-looking” or even “visionary”. He says something will happen, and it do ... discuss

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Question: "Doesn't the 101st canon of the Council of Trullo forbid the use of communion spoons? Why are the laity not allowed to receive communion in the hand and from the chalice, as they did at the ... discuss

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Grace DeStefano has been fighting for the last seven years for her right to bake a cake. ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music My testimony is not a story of perfection…unless you see past me. Whether I can say I’ve done something worthy of your boas ... discuss

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O Lord, make me small, make me low, make humble, and happy to be so.O Lord grant me the wisdom to see You in all things and to accept Your will in my life.Grant me the grace, O Lord, to do all things ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music If your theory of how life began is only filling in the gaps with guesses, you need a new theory. The first thing I’d like to say ... discuss

In the life of Jesus Christ we find the idea of truth. Truth is described time and again by Jesus. But what is truth? Truth is indeed a great breathtaking challenge. What is the truth about life? ... discuss

Oh my Lord, I am a failure!  I say everyday how I want to be like you as I sit here in the dark in the church each morning.  I beg you to make my heart like yours, but everyday when I leave ... discuss

Those who survive abortion suffer a unique, tragic pain.  A student wrote on our free speech board, “I lost a brother and sister to abortions. Remember Hitler’s Final Solution? Same result.” by ... discuss

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