Topic: grace

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

Because I have not finished the Pier Giorgio Frassati: Letters to His Friends and Family book yet, I was going to review the Sanctity Within Reach: Pier Giorgio Frassati DVD/EWTN special today. Howeve ... discuss

This past Sunday I had the opportunity to fill the pulpit at our church. This was the first Sunday after the US Supreme Court made gay marriage legal nationwide. That isn’t the theme of my messa ... 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

Last week the ruling of the Supreme Court was handed down, and we have all witnessed the display of rainbow images as well as open opposition across the Internet.  John Piper provides some helpful ... discuss

“Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungratefu ... discuss

First Things Again, incrementalism, as I have repeatedly defined, is incompatible with Scripture. It is not incompatible with Scripture because of Clinton Wilcox’s heterodox views on Scripture. It ... discuss

by-grace-of-god:Keep up the good fight! ... discuss

The Supreme Court’s ruling on gay “marriage” has caused many Christians to press the panic button.  Social media outlets were flooded with words of despair on Friday of last week ... 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

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama used his eulogy for a slain pastor to deliver an unvarnished lecture on America's racial history Friday, and then boldly sang "Amazing Grace," a spirit ... discuss

We are nearing the end of a 3.5 year series through Exodus on Sunday evenings, and yesterday we were in Exodus 38.  Moses had already received the blueprints from God on the mountain, but in the lat ... discuss

I suppose we are all familiar with the categories of sin and depravity. We are all familiar with the Bible’s ugly descriptions of fallen humanity and equally familiar with the internal corro ... 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

June 29 is the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, who are the co-founders of the Church - the solid rock on which it was founded. Both were martyrs for the faith.Saint Peter by Paolo Emilio Besenz ... discuss

“There is and always has been a fundamental, irreconcilable incompatibility between the church and the world. Christian thought is out of harmony with all the world’s philosophies. Genuine ... discuss

Eve of Pentecost 5, (June 27, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Marriage of Anna Lewer and Neil Dorsey Romans 8:31, 32, 37–39 TITLE: “Nothing Can Separate ... discuss

This decision was hardly a shocker, in the sense that the smart money was always on it coming out this way, given that we have 4 liberal justices that never deviate from their agenda, and Anthony Kenn ... discuss

For behold the sovereign the Lord of hosts shall take away from Jerusalem, and from Juda the valiant and the strong, the whole strength of bread, and the whole strength of water.  The strong man, ... discuss

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Vatican City, Jun 28, 2015 / 08:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Pope focused on the virtue of faith during his Sunday Angelus address, saying the whole gospel is written in its light. “Faith is thi ... discuss

If you are in need of healing, reach out to Christ for His saving grace. Pope Francis explored this theme today during his Angelus address to the faithful in St. Peter's Square at noon. The Pope re ... discuss

There isn’t anything easy about parenting. There isn’t anything easy about parenting girls. For that reason I enjoyed reading through Andy Farmer’s little booklet A Fath ... discuss

So much has happened since I last updated you on my life and apostolate! I returned June 12 from my three-week European speaking tour, and my heart is full of gratitude as I look back upon the wonderf ... discuss

On June 27 we commemorate Our Lady of Perpetual Help. I have had a long-time devotion to Our Blessed Mother under many titles, but began praying to Our Lady of Perpetual Help early in my childhood and ... discuss

@innershekinah much of the framing of forgiveness in popular discourse is similar to that of an abusive relationship. — Broderick Greer (@BroderickGreer) June 23, 2015 \"Maybe if I just keep fo ... discuss

Tell me, If there are 4 sheep and one goat, how many sheep are there, if I call the goat a sheep?"Porneia" in Greek, is translated to sexual immorality. You cannot legalize sexual immorality, and not ... discuss

by-grace-of-god: Why Was this Pro-Life Video Banned from Youtube? Watch it and see the kind of pro-life speech that’s being suppressed.  (Video uploaded to vimeo since Youtube censored it.) I we ... discuss

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

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway. Crossway is giving away 5 prize packages this week and each of them will contain 3 great new books. Each winner wi ... discuss

A conversation with Lecrae, John Piper, and John Ensor on the story behind Good, Bad, Ugly, a track from Anomaly (2014).  The three talk about the remorse of abortion, and the healing of the gospel ... 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

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Proper of Seasons: 415 Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 677 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 All from the Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 701 Evening Pra ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 410 Psalter: Saturday, Week IV, 1250 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Satu ... discuss

“Be true to your heart.” “BeYOUtiful.” “Do what makes you happy.” “Just be yourself.” We’ve all heard them. The self esteem pep talks about lovin ... discuss

Background information on Masterly Inactivity here. Here’s a summary of chapter 3 of volume 3, where Mason introduces the concept of Masterly Inactivity: Parents have a keen sense of their own r ... discuss

Al Gore has turned Global Warming into a $500 million dollar personal fortune Today is June 25, 2015. According to ABC News’ Bob Woodruff in a June 2008 segment, NYC should be underwater by now, ... discuss

Al Gore has turned Global Warming into a $500 million dollar personal fortune Today is June 25, 2015. According to ABC News’ Bob Woodruff in a June 2008 segment, NYC should be underwater by now ... discuss

 For someone who has been in the desert of post-abortive suffering, responding to an invitation to a Day of Prayer and Healing is a grace: a grace of faith in the promise of a loving God and a g ... discuss

After a long line of racially fueled events that have swept our nation including police shootings and city-wide violence, Charleston, South Carolina enters the stage.  It’s like a strange chap ... 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

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 405 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1230 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Frida ... discuss

According to Business Insider, prior to Amazon.com stopping the selling of the Conferate battle flag at 2:30 PM Eastern time today, sales of the Confederate battle flag had shot up 4,000% over the p ... discuss

Last year, Paul Washer preached 1 Thessalonians 4:1-3 on the subject of abstaining from sexual immorality.  The following sermon was recorded from the pulpit of Christ Church Radford. What Charle ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jun 23, 2015 / 03:46 pm (CNA).- The vision behind Pope Francis’ newest encyclical is one that offers a holistic proposal of stewardship rooted in faith, offering a lens through ... discuss

Praying is crucial for the success of this mission to Turkey (at the Blessed Sacrament at the Basilica of St. Anthony of Padua). I have long desired to visit Turkey, a nation straddling the border bet ... discuss

You have probably seen him or known him—He is the hypocritical husband. He is the man who speaks or writes or preaches about marriage, who proclaims his enduring affection for his bride, but ... discuss

Fr. Christopher Vimalraj Hiruthya thanks HLI for their bioethics research library in Rome. Anyone who has accomplished a great personal or professional goal, especially if it required years and countl ... discuss

God has given parents the responsibility of protecting their children from the evils of society and the sinful traps of the world.  That responsibility transcends a good security system.  Protectin ... discuss

Among Christians, the word  heresy must be used with care and precision. Not every doctrinal error is a heresy, though all doctrinal error is to be avoided. A heresy is the denial or corruption of a ... discuss

I LOVE Saint Thomas More. For many reasons, chiefly among them? He cracks me up. Do you know that, prior to being beheaded for treason, he carefully moved his beard from the block, gravely (but I'll b ... discuss

Caption from 2 Corinthians 4:1-12. “Present Weakness and Resurrection Life” “Hell would be heaven for me. All my life I’ve been with the have-nots. Over here, if you’re ... discuss

Turin, Italy, Jun 22, 2015 / 12:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis met on Monday with members of the Waldensian movement, an ecclesial community which suffered persecution from Catholic authorities ... discuss

When the awful news of the Charleston massacre was televised, I immediately contacted my nephew, a fellow New Yorker, who has a winter home in the heart of Charleston.Having visited Charleston, the "h ... discuss

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Yesterday, I continued our series through Mark’s gospel.  My text was Mark 6:1-6, a passage with much truth about unbelief.  In Mark 6:1-6, Jesus entered His hometown of Nazareth and preached ... discuss

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — The latest from the U.S. Open (all times local): ... discuss

St. Alban was born in the third century in Roman Britain, and was martyred around 304. According to the English Christian historian, the Venerable Bede, Alban was a pagan, and a soldier in the Roman A ... discuss

Few people have had a deeper impact on my way of thinking than John Stott. In his little book Your Mind Matters, he writes about the importance of being Christians who use our minds. But knowl ... 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 bi ... discuss

Here is the translation of Pope Francis’ homily during the outdoor Mass in Piazza Vittorio in Turin. * * * In the Opening Prayer, we prayed: “Give your people, Father, the gift of li ... discuss

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — The last round that Branden Grace played at the U.S. Open before arriving at Chambers Bay this week was two years ago at Merion Golf Club near Philadelphia. ... 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

Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGINTherefore, that I might not become too elated, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, an angel of Satan, ... discuss

A small prayer circle forms nearby where police are responding to a shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina June 17, 2015. Reuters/Randall Hill I am very moved by the testimon ... discuss

Question: "If someone dies without repentance, is it possible for such a person to repent after death?"Scripture, as explained by the Fathers of the Church, states that this is not possible.Psalm 6:5 ... discuss

[A quick note about terminology: you'll hear me place people into two subgroups, “trans” and “cis”. “Trans,” of course, means transgender people. “Cis” is the opposite of trans – it' ... discuss

Often I find myself waiting, for something. I wait until a better time. I wait until I feel like it. I wait until I “can”. I wait to do hard things until I’m qualified to do them, ... discuss

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Lords of Chaos: Where Do They Come From? - In light of the Charleston, S.C. tragedy, Tom Ascol has an article on the Founders Ministries blog worth reading.  It wasn’t written in response to ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Transgenderism is much in the news, animated in large part by Bruce Jenner's reportedly air-brushed photograph of himself as a woman on the c ... discuss

We Calvinists probably have a heightened awareness of our own depravity. After all, we proclaim it right at the beginning of our favorite acronym, TULIP. What makes our total depravity all the ... discuss

Last summer, my family and I visited Washington D.C. and had the opportunity to visit the different museums around the historic city.  While I’m quite sure my son enjoyed the visit to the US B ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux As we embark on the annual Fortnight for Freedom, an initiative of the U.S. Bishops that takes place from June 21-July 4, we observe a focused period of prayer, education, and action ... discuss

Ruth Rawlins of the UK traveled all the way to Michigan to show this professor how genocide perpetrators always claim they are making society better. by Ruth Rawlins Americans do almost everything on ... discuss

Pro-life columnist, Michelle Malkin, recently shared about her 15-year-old daughter’s mysterious illness in the National Review. Doctors told her family that her daughter, Veronica, had costocho ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — According to the timetable that I set for myself as a teenager 18 ½ years ago, I should now be able to have my life back. I had gotten pregnant at the age of 17, and married ... discuss

In the early hours of June 15th 2015, Elisabeth Elliot passed through gates of splendor at the age of 88.  She was the wife of famed missionary Jim Elliot, and dedicated her life to the work of miss ... discuss

Today, June 17, we honor St. Emily de Vialar, Virgin, Foundress of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Apparition. She is the patron of single women.Anne Marguerite Adelaide Emily de Vialar was born on S ... discuss

 Born in Wexford; died 697. Moling is said to have been a monk at Glendalough. Later he was founder and abbot of Aghacainid (Teghmolin, Saint Mullins) in County Carlow beside the Barrow River on ... discuss

(ca. 1195 – June 13, 1231) also known as Saint Anthony of Lisbon and Saint Anthony of Padua, was born in Lisbon, Portugal, as Fernando Martins de Bulhão to a wealthy family and who died in Padua, I ... discuss

(died June 15, 960) was the daughter of King Edward the Elder of England and his third wife, Eadgifu of Kent. There is little contemporary information for her life, but in a Winchester charter dated 9 ... discuss

(18 May 1692 O.S. – 16 June 1752) was an English bishop, theologian, apologist, and philosopher. He was born in Wantage in the English county of Berkshire (now Oxfordshire). He is known, among other ... discuss

If the number of highlights in a book can serve as an indication of its worth, then The Compelling Community has already proven an especially valuable one to me. It is littered with notes and ... discuss

Charles Spurgeon, often referred to as the “Prince of Preachers” died in January of 1892.  Although he has been gone from this earth for a long time, he remains very much present in serm ... discuss

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The video says that Freemasonry is not a religion. It only teaches and helps good men become better.  Oh really?Not a religion yet they call their buildings TEMPLES.I am a Catholic and my Church ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma I have to admit that it is not often that I stray outside of the Catholic world for reading on topics of spirituality and morality. But when I was offered the opportunity to review ... discuss

Fr. Tom suggests some important guidelines for examining your conscience. This would be a great article to run off and take with you (along with your Bible) for your next Confession.A MORE DOCILE APPR ... discuss

Yesterday I preached from Mark’s gospel account of the resurrection of Jairus’ daughter.  As we look at the text of Mark 5:21-43, we see the scene unfold through the perspective that was ... discuss

Fasting is a subject for which I have a lot of curiosity but little practice. It is the subject of an excellent and helpful little booklet by Daniel Hyde, part of the “Cultivating Biblical G ... discuss

Credit:  salesianity.blogspot.comIn the first part of this post [HERE], I wrote about the crisis in the Catholic Church here in the West in which so many have left the Church in the last 50 years ... discuss

All things green and new. And all the trees of the field shall know that I, the LORD, bring low the high tree, lift high the lowly tree, wither up the green tree, and make the withered tree bloom. As ... discuss

Let me now publicly reveal my long love affair with John Maynard Keynes. On June 5th, stationed on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, I raised my annual toast to the memory of this great man on t ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannSt. Anthony of Padua is a Doctor of the Church, a Franciscan priest called the "Hammer of the Heretics", the "Wonder-Worker", and the "Living Ark of the Covenant." Countless conversi ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannOn 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 r ... discuss

Yesterday, I blogged about a piece by transgender writer Nicole Garcia that appeared on FaithStreet. As I explained in my earlier post, Garcia's arguments (written by a professing Christian for a larg ... discuss

Ralph Benkoby Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Let me now publicly reveal my long love affair with John Maynard Keynes. On June 5th, stationed on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, I raised my a ... discuss

Frank Viola and Mary DeMuth (an old friend of ours here at BreakPoint) have co-written a book called "The Day I Met Jesus: The Revealing Diaries of Five Women from the Gospels." They devote a chapter ... discuss

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. So I'm reposting. The links may be old, but they're tasty.On the feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, we give special honor to the source and symbol of the love Ou ... discuss

Oscar-winner Morricone composes Mass for pope, JesuitsThe Washington Post reports that Ennico Morricone is has composed a Mass, “Missa Papae Francisci," in honor of the 200th anniversary of the rest ... discuss

My Facebook these days is flooded with happy engagement announcements, whimsical wedding photos, creative pregnancy updates and ultrasound photos showing growing babies, etc. It makes my heart sting w ... discuss

As you know, John Piper started a new ministry arm under the umbrella of Desiring God some time back called Look at the Book.  He has provided a helpful 10 min. video regarding God’s choice to ... discuss

There’s a lot of background to this story, but the main point is that a missionary with a group called ‘Village church’ admitted to a child porn addiction (telling a few lies along t ... discuss

In a recent post on the webpage of PrideSource Grand Rapids, the writer (Todd Heywood) commented on what Christians believe wrote this "They love us so much that they want to save us from 'the lifesty ... discuss

One of the greatest and saddest deceptions that befall all people, is the deception of self. Too often we believe our own press and/or who we think we are, versus who we truly are before the sight of ... discuss

In North Carolina, police have located a pregnant mother who disappeared earlier this month. The 49-year-old woman, Carrie Bradshaw-Crowther, was scheduled to deliver her daughter via Cesarean section ... discuss

Recently, I ran into a piece on FaithStreet written by a transgender Latina (Nicole Garcia) who is "working toward ordination as a Lutheran pastor." Garcia uses the story of the Ethiopian eunuch from ... discuss

Greater Double (1955 Calendar): June 11Today the Church recalls and celebrates the life of St. Barnabas, one of the 72 disciples called by Jesus. After Pentecost and the founding of the Church by the ... discuss

As a pastor, I’m often asked a very important question by members of the church I pastor and by friends in the ministry – “When should my child be baptized?”  As I begin, I w ... discuss

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

Book Details: • Editor: Chad O. Brand • Authors: Chad O. Brand, Tom Pratt Jr., Robert L. Reymond, Robert L. Saucy and Robert L. Thomas • Publisher: B & H Academic (2015) • Format: softcove ... discuss

"Joseph, a Levite, born in Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (son of encouragement), sold a field he owned, brought the money, and turned it over to the apostles." (Acts 4:36f). This is the f ... discuss

A British woman was given the mandatory minimum sentence (at least 9 years) for smothering a man to death. Heather Davidson (54) pled guilty to smothering David Paterson (81) to death on February 11, ... discuss

H.B. Charles Jr. explains the importance of taking a vacation for the glory of God.  He writes, “Friend, God is no cosmic-killjoy, set on stopping everyone from having a good time. The Lord is ... discuss

If you’re interested in increasing your Greek abilities, Dr. Rob Plummer can help over at Daily Dose of Greek.  Likewise, you can check out Dr. Plummer’s website and blog here.The post D ... discuss

SemiDouble (1955 Calendar): June 10Holy Mother Church again places before us the saintly example of a member of the nobility who sought to follow closely the example of Christ and of His Blessed Mothe ... discuss

The family is in the eye of a menacing storm. But it is a storm limited to our secularized western... The post Family: A Gift of Sanctifying Grace appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

The difficulty of explaining “why I am a Catholic” is that there are ten thousand reasons all amounting to one reason: that Catholicism is true. I could fill all my space with separate sentences e ... discuss

When attempting to rouse the apathetic from their inaction and slumber, the vital Christian can find himself or herself in a bit of a quandary - how to set an example of true Christianity and love o ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jun 9, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During recent meetings which were held separately, both the Polish bishops and the Eastern Catholic bishops from Europe have discussed the family ... discuss

Posts from our fathers continue....   Theresa, who has been a good friend to me and so many others, asked me to write about what I am experiencing in my journey of healing after my abortion. Her ... discuss

We live in a mixed bag of theological positions, but we must labor to avoid errors regarding angels, demons, and Satan.  Satan and other fallen angels are real spirit beings.  Don’t mistake S ... discuss

June 9 is the optional memorial of St. Ephrem of Syria, deacon, Doctor of the Church, hymnographer, and theologian of the 4th century.Known as the "Harp of the Holy Spirit", St. Ephrem was born around ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. Recently, I was blessed to spend time in Alaska with all of my children and grandchildren together for the first time in nearly two years. It was a joyous reunion and well wort ... discuss

Life is full of difficult circumstances. Life inevitably involves circumstances that we would never have chosen on our own. Yet, the Bible assures, God does not work his grace in his people de ... discuss

Contact: Amy Grace Bautista, Rose Publishing, 310-353-2113, info@rose-publishing.com TORRANCE, Calif., June 5, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Rose Publishing announced today its acquisition of Rainbo ... discuss

Kevin DeYoung preached a sermon recently entitled, “Victory in Jesus.”  He said, “Thus, to answer, ‘Are you are Christian?’ by looking inside ourselves, or by looking to ... discuss

Marshall Segal writes, “The wise dads relish the opportunity to develop a real, intentional, grace-and-truth relationship with the man who might be tasked with caring for their daughter for the ... discuss

The Collect. O GOD, the strength of all those who put their trust in thee; Mercifully accept our prayers; and because, through the weakness of our mortal nature, we can do no good thing without thee, ... discuss

. . . God Will Forgive': Using Grace to Defend AbortionImg: David Castillo Dominici. (c)via Breaking Point - linked belowby Rolley Haggard, Contributing Author: Ask any sidewalk counselor. Odds are ... discuss

Traditionally, today, June 8 is the Feast of Mary Mediatrix of All Graces. Here is a beautiful Litany to honor her and to ask for her intercession for a specific intention.Lord, have mercy on us. Chri ... discuss

One of the international incidents which occurred during Grover Cleveland's time as President was the treatment of the Christians in Armenia by the Muslim Ottoman Turks. In a Message to ... discuss

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I have tried to transcribe most of this sermon by Sy Rogers for those who need closed captioning. It’s not a professional effort, and it would be better if there were cc, because then the words ... discuss

Corpus Christi (Body and Blood of Christ) is a Eucharistic solemnity, or better, the solemn commemoration of the institution of that sacrament. It is, moreover, the Church's official act of homage a ... discuss

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Alex SchadenbergBy Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionA British woman was given the mandatory minimum sentence (at least 9 years) for smothering a man to death. Heathe ... discuss

Born to the nobility, Norbert was raised around the royal court and served as almoner for Emperor Henry V. In the court he developed a very worldly view, and took holy orders as a career move, joining ... discuss

The Anchoress noticed that Tod Worner — following the recent Pew report on diminishing Catholic numbers, and the glee that inspired in some corners — decided to write a post on w ... discuss

Contact: Amy Grace Bautista, Rose Publishing, 310-353-2113, info@rose-publishing.com TORRANCE, Calif., June 5, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Rose Publishing announced today its acquisition of Rainbo ... discuss

Question: "Why does Orthodoxy teach that one must have perfect Nicene Christology in order to be saved, when the earliest Hebrew Christians did not have the Christology as articulated by the Councils ... discuss

So Nancy Pelosi says that "gay marriage" is consistent with Catholicism (she disagrees with the Pope on that, but hey). She said:“I thoroughly disagree (with Rubio’s opposition to gay marriage), b ... discuss

According to the Washington Times, supporters of Lauren Hill are so upset that Bruce Jenner was chosen over her for ESPN’s Arthur Ashe Award for Courage that they started selling t-shirts that have ... discuss

As we lead up to the second phase of the Synod on the Family, taking place in the Vatican this October, ZENIT decided to take a look at Thursday evening's Corpus Christi celebration through the e ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Friday is sponsored by Reformation Heritage Books. They always love to put together some great prize packages and this week is no exception. There will be 5 winner ... discuss

Denny Burk, in addressing the Bruce Jenner debacle, provides necessary caution by writing, “Paul writes, ‘If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men’ (Rom. 12 ... discuss

Don Whitney explains why he refuses to bless food, but agrees to ask the Lord to bless it.  He concludes, “Scripture exhorts us, “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to t ... discuss

St. Anthony of Padua is a powerful intercessor! The novena to him begins Friday, June 5, 2015 and ends on his feast day, June 13.Patronage and MiraclesCatholics know St. Anthony best as the patron sai ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jun 4, 2015 / 02:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Persecuted Christians were remembered during Thursday's Corpus Christi procession in Rome, where Pope Francis told the thousands taking part to wa ... discuss

The heart of the Gospel message is God’s love for sinners. St. John writes in his Gospel “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not peris ... discuss

On July 15, Bruce Jenner will be awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY event in Los Angeles for his recent announcement that he is transgendered and will be living life as Caitlyn Jenner. ... discuss

Graphic of Obama, linking his policies to Nazism, Islam and Communism. My perspective as a Christian is nuanced in observing the natural right of the individual to be at liberty to have a choice as th ... discuss

Graphic of Obama, linking his policies to Nazism, Islam and Communism. My perspective as a Christian is nuanced in observing of the natural right of the individual to be at liberty to have a choice as ... discuss

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In the 1980s, I remember receiving my first transformer toy.  I was over joyed.  It was a red sports car that transformed into a robot with a few moves.  I was intrigued by the way something that ... discuss

“Another reason that people blame the victim is that they mis-read the effects of trauma. All the effects of trauma — the way victims respond to trauma — are highly sensible and understanda ... discuss

(English: Petrock, Welsh: Pedrog, Latin: Petrocus and French: Perreux) (died 564) is a 6th century Celtic Christian saint. He was born in Wales but primarily ministered to the Britons of Dumnonia whic ... discuss

“I will sing to the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.”  AKJV (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.) Coos.  Those swee ... discuss

Recent comments by Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson concerning sexuality, upset the whiny left homosexual crowd, and led to Phil being suspended from his own TV show on A&E Network. WHAT?Are you serio ... discuss

Recent comments by Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson concerning sexuality, upset the whiny left homosexual crowd, and led to Phil being suspended from his own TV show on A&E Network. WHAT?Are you serio ... discuss

My husband Matt and I decided to be foster parents long before we were married. I had never met a man who would excitedly talk about fostering and adoption while being “just friends.” Clearly God ... discuss

By ELISABETH DEFFNER | “I knew about trafficking, but I didn’t really want to know about trafficking,” admits Grace Williams — before she started learning the facts about ... discuss

Dr. Russell Moore addresses the issue of technology and children.  He concludes his article by saying, “Technology is good. Turning our children over to the cyber-wilderness is not.”  Yo ... discuss

Dr. Mohler discusses the important cultural issue of Bruce “Caitlyn” Jenner on The Briefing (6-2-15).  You can access the audio file here.  You can access the transcript here.  Mohler s ... discuss

Son of Coemlog and Coemell, Leinster nobility. Baptized by Saint Cronan of Roscrea, and educated by Saint Petroc of Cornwall from age seven. Lived with monks from age 12. Studied for the priesthood in ... discuss

PARIS (AP) — Stumbling on his way to the net, Roger Federer dropped his racket and fell to his knees on the red clay. Hardly the sort of grace and precision the world has come to expect from the 17- ... discuss

The month of June is singled out for devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The novena to the Sacred Heart begins on Thursday, June 4, 2015 and ends on Friday, June 12, the Solemnity of the Sacred Hea ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hast given unto us thy servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of the Divine ... discuss

PARIS (AP) — Stumbling on his way to the net, Roger Federer dropped his racket and fell to his knees on the red clay. Hardly the sort of grace and precision the world has come to expect from the 17- ... discuss

I’m reading all kinds of stuff today- not on purpose, it just shows up in my feeds, in headlines, about how Jenner is either a ‘hero’ or a sickening example of our culture run amock. ... discuss

HLI’s Emil Hagamu conducted pro-life training recently in Namibia. Traveling the 450 miles north from Namibia’s capital Windhoek to Rundu, one notices a country with vast blocks of land uninha ... discuss

Mr. Rice, a Nationally-Headlining Christian Comedian, will Close The Well Experience with a Comedy Show Following a Keynote by Pastor Keion Henderson and Musical Performances by Bishop T. D. Jakes' De ... discuss

What does the Bible teach about Christian dating?  This past week I had a young man sitting in my office asking me that very question.  He’s young and trying to make sense of what our culture ... discuss

On May 30, Pope Francis visited with a group from the Science and Life Association and praised parents of children who suffer from major illnesses. He also condemned the “scourge” of abortions tha ... discuss

Things look pretty bleak these days, but on the bright side, bad times are great times for intense sanctity. That's why it's so important to be prepared to be a martyr. We've been privileged in this c ... discuss

On an Ask Pastor John broadcast, John Piper answers the important questions – “Can you trust the Bible?”  Listen to John Piper’s answer here.The post John Piper Answers: Can y ... discuss

As you may know, Voddie Baucham and his family are moving to Zambia in August.  Read specific prayer requests and learn about how you can invest in their ministry through a one time gift or through a ... discuss

 Image SourceAs of May 29th, I am now a member of the Third Order of Penance of St. Dominic, which is better known, as a 3rd Order Dominican.  The Order to which I am now a postulant is affi ... discuss

INTROIT Tobit 12:6 Blessed be the Holy Trinity and undivided Unity. We will give glory to Him, because He has shown mercy to us. Ps. 8:2. O Lord, our Lord, how glorious is Your name over all the earth ... 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, Asc ... discuss

I have been told these were Mother Teresa's last prayerful words:"I worry some of you still have not met Jesus, one-to-one, you and Jesus alone. We have spent time in the chapel- but have you seen wit ... discuss

A few weeks ago I wrote about a cyber encounter with Father John Zuhlsdorf, which you can read HERE. As you will see from the post, Father Zuhlsdorf wrote a post in which he stated his disagreement w ... discuss

PRAYERS FOR THE SALVATION OF ALL MENO Lord Jesus Christ, Lover and Saviour of souls, Who didst choose to die for all men and whose Sacred Heart yearns that no soul may perish, but that all may come to ... discuss

28 May AD 1577 After Martin Luther's death, political changes altered the face of the Evangelical (Lutheran) Church. Emperor Charles V exercised control over all of southern Germany and most of the n ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Saints: 279 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1230 Office of Readings for Friday in Ordinary Time God, come to my assistance.— Lor ... discuss

Justin Brown explains to a group of students how abortion advocates dehumanize their intended victims. It is amazing how much influence one student can have. This was different, but in a good way.  A ... discuss

In light of the Village Church scandal and something I recently heard from a friend in a different state about a similar issue she’s dealing with, I’m reposting this: A useful guide to the ... discuss

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Messiah Lutheran ChurchKeller, TexasThe Day of PentecostMay 24th, 2015Grace mercy and peace....A blessed feast of Pentecost to you, dear Christians. What a wonderful day to preach my first sermon am ... discuss

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Lyndon Unger is a pastor, teacher, and blogger at Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely…, and recently spoke on the Renewal Movement at the Last Days Bible Conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada ... discuss

Today is the Vigil of Pentecost (Saturday after the 6th Sunday after Easter). As I posted previously in my post entitled "Vigil of Pentecost: Fast and Abstinence":Today's preparation should not b ... discuss

There are some ashes in the brokenness of our lives that seem impossible for God to somehow bring beauty from them. The smoke is so thick and you feel you may never fully catch your breath or see clea ... discuss

During Memorial Day weekend this year as we remember and honor all of our soldiers let us also remember that Saint Joan of Arc is the patron saint of soldiers for a very good reason. I can think of no ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?What first motivated me to join the pro-life movement was the knowledge that my parents and teachers gave me from ... discuss

22 May AD 1688 After Martin Chemnitz and Johann Gerhard, Johannes Andreas Quenstedt may have been the ablest theologian of the Lutheran church in the period following the death of Martin Luther. A sh ... discuss

The saint of the day for May 22 is Saint Rita of Cascia, religious, patron of impossible, desperate causes and situations. She is also the patron saint of abuse victims, difficult marriages, infertili ... discuss

This is sick as heck and it totally cheeses me off! The story via InTouch Weekly: This is a perfect example of the issues that I have with the Church world and the Independent Baptists…. Jim Bo ... discuss




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