Topic: heart

by Marita Noon: I suspect most readers of my column do not religiously read The Atlantic. I don’t either. But I have people — readers who alert me to news and information I might not see otherwis ... discuss

Richard Dawkins, atheist author, provocateur, scientist, you must by now be well aware of the furore over your comments yesterday. Comments that it was ‘immoral’ to bring a baby with Down& ... discuss

From the transcript of today’s edition of The Briefing: I first addressed the issue back on August the 12th, which was then the first opportunity I had to speak to the issue. Since then I have n ... discuss

Vegetable Literacy by Deborah MadisonMy review is at Meanwhile, Back in the Kitchen.============="When the Game Stands Tall" is Not About the GamePia de Solenni agrees with me that When the Game Stand ... discuss

By Connie Nykiel “Sorrow makes us all children again.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson I teach childbirth education to pregnant teenagers. My job is to prepare young parents for parenthood. This includes t ... discuss

As Pope Francis urges religious women in Eastern and Central Africa to serve Christ with an undivided heart, an association of consecrated women in Africa has been doing just that. Over the weekend ... discuss

Today, August 21st, is the memorial of Pope St. Pius X (1835-1914).Giuseppe Sarto was born June 2, 1835, the second of ten children born to a poor family in the village of Riese, Province of Treviso, ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco This month the Guttmacher Institute released a report stating that women’s “need” for publically funded “family planning services” rose by 22% from 2000 to 2012. Federal ... discuss

Were soldiers of the Herculean cohort; they were standard-bearers, and refused to remove the chrismon (monogram of Christ) from the standard, as had been ordered by Julian the Apostate.Count Julian, u ... discuss

"Then thou shalt make great progress if thou keep thyself free from all temporal care. Thou shalt lamentably fall away if thou set a value upon any worldly thing. Let nothing be great, nothing high, n ... discuss

One of the first questions I am typically asked after I share with someone that I am raising my child who was conceived when I was raped is, “Does she know yet?” — often accompanied by a loo ... discuss

Cordial greetings, dear reader(s). I am sorry for my inconsistent blogging. You should at least know what I have been up to, right?The California YearsThe last 5 years (arrived: 7/31/2009; departed: 7 ... discuss

PRINCIPAL DK-12 Education: Middle/High School, FT ContractSacred Heart Academy, Diocese of Saginaw (Mt. Pleasant, MI)Principal, Sacred Heart Academy Sacred Heart Academy, a DK-12 Catholic School commi ... discuss

Also saved in OneNote In keeping with their recent “excellence in media” award from Planned Parenthood, the September issue of Cosmopolitan offers its young female audience a “Hot and Healthy I ... discuss

The Prophet Samuel was the fifteenth and last of the Judges of Israel, living more than 1146 years before the Birth of Christ. He was descended from the Tribe of Levi, and was the son of Elkanah from ... discuss

“It is not one world,” Paul Harvey used to remind his listeners, and events of recent weeks have underscored that in heart-breaking ways, as word pours in of increasingly vicious and aggr ... discuss

Euthanasia. Rationing. Assisted Suicide. These are the kinds of concerns the pro-life community brought up when Congress pushed through Obamacare and government-run health care. These concerns are alr ... discuss

 Parents of baby diagnosed with anencephaly are helping him live life to the full from the womb By Lauren Enriquez I recently came across this touching Facebook group, Prayers for Sha ... discuss

 “People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed” about abortion By Dave Andrusko This is the last post of the day. We’ve carried stories about a wide as ... discuss

 Pro-abortionist not looking for the truth, looking for a win By Dave Andrusko The first few times I was actually hesitant (well, sort of) to write about it. By “it” I mean pro-ab ... discuss

My friend Dan and his wife Judy are missionaries with SIM in Ethiopia. Dan and Judy, a registered nurse, raised three wonderful children in the Seattle area, which is where we met. We served together ... discuss

Ask R.C. Live - Today at 4 PM EST, R.C. Sproul will be answering questions via Twitter. You can click the link to get more information. What Are Gospel Issues? - D.A. Carson takes on a ph ... discuss

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” – Matthew 5:9How do we deal with the violence, war, and conflicts that we face in our world today?  How can we serve ... discuss

Karachi, Pakistan, Aug 20, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Franciscan friary in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, celebrated its platinum jubilee earlier this month on the feast of Our Lady of t ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 20, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The new dystopian movie “The Giver” has drawn praise for its deep thematic content on the value of human life, suffering, free wi ... discuss

St. Bernard was born of noble parentage in Burgundy, France, in the castle of Fontaines near Dijon around 1090. Under the care of his pious parents he was sent at an early age to a college at Chatillo ... discuss

--There are only a couple men that I've been in love with politically, and Paul Ryan is one of them.--Back in 2010 I wrote a post entitled, I Heart Paul McRyan, I had this to say:Yes, I had to take a ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog,Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWesley J. Smith responds to the recent Washington Post opinion piece opposing the use of the phrase “difficult decision ... discuss

Houston, Texas, Aug 19, 2014 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church in the U.S. should not and cannot ignore the ever-increasing Latino population, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said Satu ... discuss

In mid to late August 2009, I was around 11 or 12 weeks pregnant, and was working at a little restaurant in my hometown in Virginia.As I remember this one particular day, it feels as if I am back ther ... discuss

You’ve got to hand it to the Left. Liberals love abortion, but when they’re outraged about something else and that something else somehow involves pregnant women, they act as if it’s ... discuss

With [Romans] 12:1-2 begins a new section of Romans.  But Romans 12-16 is not the 'paraenetic appendage' described by those who, under the influence of a theory-practice paradigm, divide Paul's l ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Wesley J. Smith responds to the recent Washington Post opinion piece opposing the use of the phrase “difficult decision” to des ... discuss

About a week ago, there was a brief lull in my work day when I was reconfiguring an old laptop to serve as a supplementary computer in my school office. I needed something to do that wasn’t a re ... discuss

In keeping with their recent “excellence in media” award from Planned Parenthood, the September issue of Cosmopolitan offers its young female audience a “Hot and Healthy Investigation” ... discuss

Then there was the man we picked up from the drain, half eaten by worms and, after we had brought him to the home, he only said, “I have lived like an animal in the street, but I am going to die ... discuss

 An Unborn Child is Counting on You By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life Editor’s note. This appeared on page 3 of the August edition of National Right to Life News. Y ... discuss

From Renew AmericaBy Stephen StoneIn his well-reasoned book in support of the movement to impeach and remove Barack Obama titled Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama's Impeachmen ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — I recently came across this touching Facebook group, Prayers for Shane. It was created by the mom and dad of baby Shane, a little boy who is due in October. Baby Shane has bee ... discuss

I couldn’t help but recall Beryl Otieno Ngoje’s story as I watched the movie The Giver, based on the Newbery Medal winning book by Lois Lowry. The particular scene that jumped out at me was t ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Why The Church Cannot Marry the Impotent by Trent Horn of Catholic Answers - BigPulpit.com Heart of Korean Papal Trip: Witness of Martyrdom – Catherine Harmon, The Catho ... discuss

Died 20 August AD 1153 ernard of Clairvaux, a leader in Christian Europe in the first half of the 11th century A.D., is honored in his native France and around the world. Born into a noble Burgundian ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. He was Mr. Basketball, the Houdini of the Hardwood. He was blessed with long arms and peripheral vision. These gifts together with being ambidextrous and having extraordinary c ... discuss

August 18 is the optional memorial of St. John Eudes, a French priest who founded of the Society of Jesus and Mary (the Eudists) and the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity.  Pope Leo XIII procla ... discuss

Coach Bob Ladouceur: Winning a lot of football games is doable. Teaching kids there’s more to life? That’s hard.Most sports movies show us the underdog team fighting their way to the top by the en ... discuss

Last week, I began feeling extreme conviction concerning the amount of time I was spending daily on my iPod touch. After lots of prayer, it was clear that technology had become an obvious obstacle in ... discuss

I know a beautiful young woman with Hollywood good looks. For the sake of anonymity, let me call her Aphrodite, after the Greek goddess of beauty.  Aphrodite’s statuesque beauty takes every man ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Aug 18, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Aug. 18 plane flight back to Italy from South Korea, Pope Francis said he supports international intervention ... discuss

By Michael Johns               “He was tortured, beaten to death, strangled and then set on fire,” Laura Wilkerson said earlie ... discuss

Marie tells her story: To anyone who is pregnant, young or older and not sure what to do, I urge you and beg you to read my true story. Maybe you’re not pregnant and just reading this. Feel free to ... discuss

TweetBy Emily RyznarThis may sound irrational, but I have always been afraid of “finding myself”. I know that changing and growing up is a part of life, but I was paralyzed by the thought that may ... discuss

On August 15th, I celebrated my "spiritual birthday." It just so happens to be three days after my birthday.I grew up in a Christian home and Christ was a part of my life from a young age, so I don't ... discuss

Over the last couple weeks, I've had the blessing of sharing Lily Katherine's pregnancy scrapbook with quite a few people, both friends and family (Kala, Grace, Sharon, Bumma, Anna, Nana, and Patricia ... discuss

Here's my question:Can you empathize with the unborn child who had his heart pierced with an injection of potassium chloride? ... discuss

“Frodo sighed and was asleep almost before the words were spoken. Sam struggled with his own weariness, and he took Frodo's hand; and there he sat silent till deep night fell. Then at last, to keep ... discuss

 Maryland woman agrees to reduced charges in deaths of two babies, one found in a trash bag, the other in an attic By Dave Andrusko Melissa Schrae BowenA Prince Frederick, Maryland, wo ... discuss

 Bitter divisions within pro-abortion movement no longer behind the scenes By Dave Andrusko Sunsara TaylorThanks to Penny Starr for writing about an interview Sunsara Taylor of “Stop ... discuss

Prayer by Pope St. John XXIII O Jesus, come back into our society, our family life, our souls, and reign there as our peaceful sovereign. Enlighten with the splendor of faith and t ... discuss

On March 2, 2014, Kim Ketola over at Cradle My Heart Radio welcomed Dr. Edward T. Welch, author of Shame Interrupted.  Shame is something we all go through–yet everyone who experiences it feel ... discuss

 The unique pains (and blessings) of being a postabortive sibling By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. I asked Olivia Gans Turner, Director, American Victims of Abortion, for her view. She ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 10:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Calls for peace and reconciliation dominated Pope Francis’ historic apostolic visit to South Korea, which concluded as the Pope boar ... discuss

We now have two new saints enrolled in heaven, Pope St. John XXIII and Pope St. John Paul II. Pope Francis gave a beautiful sermon in the canonization Mass that sheds much light on the role of the Ch ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 128 Psalter: Tuesday, Week IV, 1129 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Tuesda ... discuss

-- Ezekiel 28:1-10 Deuteronomy 32:26-27ab, 27cd-28, 30, 35cd, 36ab Matthew 19:23-30 The prophecies of Ezekiel 1-24 are prophecies of judgment directed primarily to Israel; chapters 33-48 are prop ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 06:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At the concluding Mass of his historical trip, Pope Francis urged the faithful to embrace Christ's message of forgiveness and reconciliati ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

I can't look away from the Twitter updates on Ferguson. I retweet so many non-white voices, especially of those in Ferguson. Racism is a huge issue in this murder of a young man, Michael Brown, by a w ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 15:21-28Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.She was a dog.  Worse than a mere lap dog, but one of those yippy dogs that circles yo ... discuss

The following is my own testimony which I wrote for the USCCB in 2000.  “We are to show to those in need His goodness to ourselves . . .” This phrase at Mass speaks to my heart. It reminds ... discuss

The Internet is awash in “life hacks”—methods and techniques for increasing efficiency or productivity. They are meant to be simple and ultra-practical ways of doing those everyday tasks ... discuss

Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges,Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Alexander Skarsgard, and Taylor Swift.ARRA News Service - Most student in the past decade has read The Giver. F ... discuss

MISSION ACCOMPLISHEDEighty years after Margaret Sanger's Historic speech to the Ku Klux Klan, the following situation exists:*A black baby is three times more likely to be murdered in the womb than a ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has received a warm welcome from the Korean people, many of whom praise him for his acts of compassion, stating that he has t ... discuss

Summer is quickly winding down, isn’t it? We have two weeks of summer vacation remaining up here in Canada, and then, the day after Labour Day, life goes back to normal. As a person who ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A young man from Hong Kong was moved by Pope Francis’ off-the-cuff remarks during the opening celebration of the 6th Asian Youth Day ... discuss

Jesus said "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and  follow me. (Luke 9.23) In some areas of the world taking up one's cross is following Jesus, a ... discuss

Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges,Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Alexander Skarsgard, and Taylor Swift. Most student in the past decade has read The Giver. For some, reading the ... discuss

My coffee cup sits amidst a white cloud of college envelopes, envelopes which are much more than just mail to be sifted through. Each one added to the pile is blaring a message: Come here; our campu ... discuss

By SISTER GRACE CANDIRU | KAMPALA, Uganda — Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe joined the Sacred Heart Sisters in 1972. The congregation, established in the Sudan in 1954, moved to Uganda in 1964 fo ... discuss

Suicide advocacy never stops. Even as the world mourns a celebrity self-destruction, Derek Humpry’s group ERGO–Euthanasia Research Guidance Organization–continues the death proselytizing–this ... discuss

These are chaotic, sad times in the world and I am encountering a lot of people who are beat down by it.I myself would be beat down by it too but I have had to deliberately distance myself from the th ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 15, 2014 / 08:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a press briefing with journalists following their lunch with Pope Francis, a Chinese and a Pakistani youth recall meeting the pontiff, ... discuss

Fly, my soul, with Mary fly,Soar beyond the golden sky, Mount to Mary's throne on high.Bright the queenly crown she won, Sweet the reign she has begun, As she stands beside her Son. Fly, my soul, with ... discuss

Love is Brewing in the UP Premiere Movie Coffee Shop, A Romantic Drama with Humor, Honesty and Heart Starring Laura Andervoort, Cory M. Grant, Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, with Jon Lovitz and Kevin S ... discuss

Now that things are (hopefully) calming down in Ferguson, with the help of appropriately attired Highway patrol officers, I think it’s time to come up with a better term for the use of military ... discuss

Today the universal Church celebrates the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in which we commemorate her being taken up body and soul into heaven when her earthly life was finished. The Catechism ... discuss

TweetBy Justina Van Maren Doing pro-life activism on the streets every day is fulfilling, I think every pro-life activist would say that. What we don’t always like to admit is that it’s not ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveAction) — Renee, who lost a sibling to abortion, has launched an internet ministry to help others in the same situation. She sometimes writes under the nickname “Susi O Fanabba ... discuss

You might have heard of "Kid President"; he's a kid named Robby who started making heart-warming, funny, and inspirational videos with his family in the summer of 2012. What started out as family fun ... discuss

Birmingham, AL (LiveActionnews) — Tucked away in a children’s ministry office at Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Alabama, Natalie Brumfield’s sweet voice that engages children to love ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — Mollie Thomas was born and raised in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. Her parents are a loving couple, who grew her up in the Christian faith. From the yo ... discuss

Millions of women around the world regret their abortions and thousands upon thousands of women have spoken out over the years about their regret. They talk about the mental anguish and spiritual regr ... discuss

This post is a collection of different kinds of prayer, ways to pray, devotions, sacramentals, etc.  It is by no means an exhaustive list, nor is the numbering in any way more than a simple way o ... discuss

I'm going to continue sharing about August 2009...I remember so clearly watching the Lifehouse "Everything" Skit that month. I was immediately captivated by it because I realized that girl was me. I w ... discuss

I'm late (as I am for everything. I need to have a Late to the Party category for the blog) jumping on the Dr. Who bandwagon. Or rather, Tardis-Wagon. Band-Tardis?I finally started watching. I'm ... discuss

Yesterday, I took a quick swerve as I heard Colorado Christian College professor and KNUS talk show hostess, Krista Kafer say she wouldn't have a problem voting for a "pro-choice" candidate since abor ... discuss

A Maryland woman faces 20 years in prison after she was charged with one count of second-degree murder and two counts of manslaughter in the deaths of her newborn babies. Melissa Schrae Bowen, 34, of ... discuss

INTROIT Ps. 44:13, 15-16All the rich among the people shall seek your favor. Behind her the virgins shall be led to the king; her friends shall be brought to you with gladness and joy. Ps. 44:2. My he ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. The shocking events that have unfolded this week with the suicide of actor Robin Williams, have stirred up many controversial conversations on depression, mental illness and sui ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday is the feast day of St. Maximilian Kolbe, one of my favorite saints. A Conventual Franciscan, "St. Max" graciously assisted me during one of the most difficult times in my life ... discuss

This is an awfully boring video.I was going to script the embed code to skip the first four minutes, but then I said "no."Take a gander at how "intimidating" Linda Gibbons is.You'll yawn with wonder.H ... discuss

Yesterday, I celebrated my 25th birthday. I am a QUARTER OF A CENTURY, people! Where have the years gone?? I had quite a lovely day.Did you know that the frontal lobe of the brain doesn't finish devel ... discuss

PHYSICIAN ASSITANT-CERTIFIED Healthcare/Medicine, FT EmployeeCompassion Care Clinic (Dallas, TX)Company Information This is an outstanding opportunity for a Physician Assistant or a Family Nurse Prac ... discuss

Pat Archbold at Creative Minority Report did a post listing "7 Things To Restore Sense of Sacred Your Pastor Could Do Tomorrow"  [HERE].  The list is as follows:1.  "Ad Orientum" - "the ... discuss

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeOur Lady of the Sacred Heart Academy (Rockford, IL)Supervise curriculum; support academic and disciplinary policies; advise teachers; ensu ... discuss

TEACHER, 5TH AND 6TH GRADES Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeOur Lady of the Sacred Heart Academy (Rockford, IL)Teach all academic subjects in self-contained classroom. Teach students old-fashioned v ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 13, 2014 / 10:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis called the United Nations to act to end the humanitarian tragedy now underway in Iraq in a letter dated Saturday and delivered Wedn ... discuss

Wordplay (2006 documentary)★★★★A thoroughly enjoyable look at crossword puzzles, both those who create them and those who solve them including Will Shortz of the New York Times and those who c ... discuss

A Day With Mary #116: St Mary of the Angels: Our Mediatrix Ave Maria! Fr. Giles speaks on Our Lady during the “Day With Mary�? held at Sacred Heart Church in Thornlie ... discuss

Last year here in New York I was blessed to meet Dr. Miriam Grossman, as a group of us did a press conference in Albany regarding Cuomo's Aborti on Expansion Bill.  A recent guest on Cradle ... discuss

Here is the letter Pope Francis sent to Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon regarding the dramatic situation in Iraq, released today by the Vatican: *** His Excellency Mr Ban ... discuss

"As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness." Psalm 17:15The above verse is just beautiful to me.  "I shall be satisfied, when I awa ... discuss

In which we wander through the confusing maze of the DHM’s brain in no particular order.  Sort of like always.  And, you know, trigger warnings galore. So…. I am still trying to figure o ... discuss

Today was one stressful day for me! Everything that could have gone wrong did -- almost. As is my daily custom, I attended afternoon Mass. During Mass, I was experiencing the pangs of chronic pain, wh ... discuss

Pro-Life Group Demands Info on IRS Deal With Atheist Group to Monitor Content of Sermons A pro-life group is demanding more information about a deal the IRS has struck with an atheist group to moni ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The Federal Reserve increasingly is attracting scrutiny across the board. Now add to that a roller coaster of a thriller, using a miracle of a rare device, shin ... discuss

On April 26th, 2013 Milo Joel Ausonio was born at 24 weeks. He weighed a little over one pound and was thirteen inches long. His mother, Marcie Ausonio was admitted to the hospital the day before beca ... discuss

Actor and comedian Robin Williams died August 11th from a suspected suicide.  Fans from around the world are grieving the tragic loss of this talented actor and comedian.  Such an act o ... discuss

Thanks to Penny Starr for writing about an interview Sunsara Taylor of “Stop Patriarchy” gave the YouTube station “Acronym TV.” As we’ll see, the interview is particularly illuminating to th ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

Actor and comedian Robin Williams died August 11th from a suspected suicide.  Fans from around the world are grieving the tragic loss of this talented actor and comedian.  Such an act of desperation ... discuss

But Will You Recognize the Lion? "Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD." Deuteronomy 6:4 You might be surprised to realize how many Christians have splintered the image of God in their minds.& ... discuss

Singer Beyoncé once called the heartbeat of an unborn baby “the most beautiful music I ever heard in my life.” “There’s no words that can express having a baby growing inside of you,̶ ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 12, 2014 / 12:18 pm (CNA).- L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, published a brief Aug. 12 article on the death of Robin Williams, calling the comedian and actor an “un ... discuss

Love is Brewing in the UP Premiere Movie Coffee Shop, A Romantic Drama with Humor, Honesty and Heart Starring Laura Andervoort, Cory M. Grant, Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, with Jon Lovitz and Kevin S ... discuss

“Sally (not her real name) was a church-going Christian. She was also unmarried but had reason to think she was pregnant.  While she was over 18, she rightly turned to her parents for help and advi ... discuss

A Day With Mary #114: Our Lady of the Angels of Portiuncula Ave Maria! Fr. Angelo gives the homily during the “Day With Mary�? held at Sacred Heart Church in Thornlie ... discuss

From the 1999 Post Abortion review of the Elliot Institute..I always found this fasinating! by Amy R. Sobie & David C. Reardon As president of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Acti ... discuss

Aug 12 - Homily: Who is the Greatest? Fr. Joachim on the life of St. Jane Frances de Chantal and how she was one of the greatest in the eyes of God since she loved him with a childlike heart and ho ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Aug 12, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The rich history of martyrdom in South Korea and the thousands of young people slated to gather this week for Pope Francis shows the beauty and p ... discuss

B&H has the Kindle editions of its “Perspectives” books on sale for $2.99 each: Perspectives on the Sabbath; Perspectives on the Ending of Mark; Perspectives on Your Child’s Education; P ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of St. Jane Frances de Chantal, the foundress of the Order of the Visitation of Mary.BiographyJane Frances Fremiot was born on January 23, 1572, into a prominent and pro ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 101 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1003 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for We ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 11, 2014 / 09:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid preparations for his Aug. 14-18 trip to South Korea, Pope Francis has sent a video message greeting the people of the country and offering ... discuss

Many times, the Church paints an image of Jesus that is effeminate, weak, defeated, and docile; begging to be received by sinners.  Yet Scripture paints a different picture. It shows a God who is ... discuss

15-Year-Old Forced to Abort Her Unborn Baby, Now At ... discuss

Waiting for his dental surgery. recently when told he had another doctor appt, he said it as his sister’s turn. Mommy: Striderling, did you eat some of your sister’s dessert? Striderling, ... discuss

15 weeks. Almost four months. An innocuous length of time to the average American. But to 18-year-old Kristin Byers and 21-year-old Kyle Niezgoda, four months spelled an almost certain death sentence ... discuss

An episode of Robin of Sherwood, a delightfully dated 1980s Robin Hood television adaption, begins with a broad-bodied fellow laid in the dust, fending off the blows of a vicious little knot of robber ... discuss

The media has it all wrong.  They are failing to provide accurate information so it is time it was provided to them. First of all, the world grieves for the wounded and dead Palestinians but th ... discuss

Fr. Paulo and his identical twin, Fr. Felipe, were born in 1984 despite doctors encouraging their mother, Rosa Silva, to have an abortion. Silva was a paramedic, and before discovering she was pregnan ... discuss

by David M. Huntwork, Contributing Author: In 2005 Gaza was unconditionally given to the Palestinians. They quickly handed it over to Hamas, made it a terror fortress, and smuggled in all the weapon ... discuss

 By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. In a recent America symposium, moral theologian Lisa Fullam of the Jesuit School of Theology (Santa Clara) reflects on the working document “Instrumentum Laboris” for ... discuss

Saint Clare of Assisi, born Chiara Offreduccio (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253) was an Italian saint and one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. She founded the Order of Poor Ladies ... discuss

The week before last, I was in Maryland visiting a family friend. On Saturday, August 2nd, there were reminders of my sweet girl everywhere. I went to a place called the Lilypons Water Gardens, w ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 976 Common of Virgins: 1805 Proper of Saints: 1312 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Psalter: Monday, Week III, ... discuss

This chapter in French Protestant history has haunted me since I learned of it. What troubles me most is the prolonged nature of the trial. When it comes to persecution, sharp but short can offer so ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 14:22-33Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.Fear is an unpleasant emotion.  It is caused by the belief that someone or someth ... discuss

Welcome to Sunday Snippets -- A Catholic Carnival--where Catholic bloggers meet each week and share our best posts of the week and answer a question.To join us, just link up at RAnn's blog.Question of ... discuss

In his homily this morning Father stressed how important it is to listen to the Lord. All the readings stressed listening. Elijah heard God speaking in the tiny sound. Many people would miss his call ... discuss

It’s been a week or two since the last listing.  Every day I thought, “I should look up some free Kindle books,” and every day I ended up reading or watching a K-drama with that tim ... discuss

There are few areas of the Christian life where there is a wider gap between what Christians want to do and what Christians actually do than in this area: memorizing Scripture. We all know tha ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

Who’s out there? Brothers and sisters: I speak the truth in Christ, I do not lie; my conscience joins with the Holy Spirit in bearing me witness that I have great sorrow and constant anguish in ... discuss

(or Laurence) was chief of the seven deacons of the congregation at Rome, the seven men who, like Stephen and his companions (Acts 6:1-6), were in charge of administering the church budget, particular ... discuss

Orlando, Fla., Aug 9, 2014 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two cardinals addressed the Knights of Columbus’ States Dinner in Orlando on Tuesday, exhorting them to practice Catholic fraternity and t ... discuss

 In 2005 Gaza was unconditionally given to the Palestinians. They quickly handed it over to Hamas, made it a terror fortress, and smuggled in all the weapons of war that they could (which brought ab ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 618 Psalter: Saturday, Week II, 926 Common of Virgins: 1802 Common of One Martyr: 1731 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Psalter: Saturday, Week ... discuss

MT 17:1-9 Lord, In Your Light May We See Light Feast of the Transfiguration BY: JENNIFER BURGIN (Click Here for Readings) Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John, and led them up a high ... discuss

Today, August 9, is the feast of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), virgin and martyr, a Jewish convert to Catholicism, who later became a Discalced Carmelite nun and was martyred at Aus ... discuss

It has been a very instructive week since Chick Fil A was observed catering the Houston Women's Clinic. A wonderful young Abolitionist, Caleb Head, tried to speak with the delivery person who actually ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWesley J. Smith says the bioethics community is finally beginning to criticize artificial reproduction techniques like IVF – but not for th ... discuss

Many abortion supporters believe that abortion should be legal without any restrictions. They say no to ultrasounds, counseling, or waiting periods before abortions; no to parental consent for minors ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Wesley J. Smith says the bioethics community is finally beginning to criticize artificial reproduction techniques like IVF – but not ... discuss

Today’s post was written by Nate, a summer intern with SFLI and the current president of Illini Collegians for Life at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. College is commonly referred t ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored Harvest House Publishers. They are offering a prize package this week that features 4 books they think you’ll love. There will be 5 winn ... discuss

Babies are now treated as products to be ordered, manufactured, received and discarded according to our wills. Anyone who frequents Starbucks knows that the order you’re least likely to hear in a sh ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 83 Psalter: Saturday, Week II, 922 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Saturd ... discuss

In part because moms abort potential candidates...From an abstract:In utero fetal surgery interventions are currently considered in selected cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, cystic pulmonary ... discuss

I guess it takes global warming hysteria to get the bioethics movement to criticize what is known in the trade as “artificial reproductive technologies” or ART. But now, in the ever more radical J ... discuss

 Inverting the Judeo-Christian ethic to make abortion “sacred”By Dave Andrusko    Last week we took a close look at a long article that appeared in Esquire Magazine title ... discuss

AND THIS CAMPAIGN-FUNDS HUSTLER WAS ALLEGEDLY A HARVARD LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR? Straight from the sober folks at the Wall Street Journal, here’s a rational explanation of why Barack Obama often feels ... discuss

The Transfiguration of Faith(Click here for readings) We did not follow cleverly devised mythswhen we made known to youthe power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ,but we had been eyewitnesses o ... discuss

My husband, Bill, tells me that there was a tradition in his hometown, which was composed primarily of devoted Catholics who immigrated to this country from the northwestern part of Germany and Hollan ... discuss

A ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D.  Garage sales can be very personal experiences. Oftentimes, in addition to goods being sold, there are stories to be told. And so it was, on a recent Saturday morning when I ar ... discuss

Last week we took a close look at a long article that appeared in Esquire Magazine titled “The Abortion Ministry of Willie Parker” [http://nrlc.cc/V1r6bI]. The quasi-religious overtones were not c ... discuss

Well, hello there!  It’s been a while, hasn’t it?  For those who don’t know (or can’t remember), late 2012 this blog went quiet.  Very quiet.  In fact, it went away!  My ... discuss

Dr. James Beattie, a cardiologist who works at the East of England NHS Foundation Trust in Birmingham, believes hospitals should let more elderly patients die and “quality of life” should ... discuss

Orlando, Fla., Aug 7, 2014 / 12:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Knights of Columbus continued to set records for charitable giving and volunteer hours, making this the 14th consecutive year they've increa ... discuss

Australian authorities said Thursday they had finally contacted the father of the twin baby Gammy who he and his wanted a surrogate to abort because he was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. The story is s ... discuss

by Fr. Tom CollinsThe humble reverence and love of Pope Francis for those suffering the crippling effects of poverty is a profound inspiration for many, both within and outside the Catholic Church. A ... discuss

There are points in time when God intentionally collides your life and your prayers with the messy politics and unorganized chaos of the world. For me, politics is just a thermometer for how our praye ... discuss

Picture an average Sunday morning or Sunday afternoon.  The temperature is warm or at least pleasant.  Sunshine fills the sky.  The morning's calmness is punctuated only by the transcen ... discuss

100% of Senate democrats voted for late term abortions last month (S. 1696) when they supported the most radical abortion bill ever. Fortunately it failed, but it illustrates that the Dems really are ... discuss

1. “Holiness does not consist in doing extraordinary things. It consists in accepting, with a smile, what Jesus sends us. It consists in accepting and following the will of God.” -- Blessed M ... discuss

Each year when August rolls around yet again, I reflect on August 2009. I will be sharing posts this month about that time that the Lord intervened in my heart and life and fought for me, rescued me, ... discuss

This feast day reminds us that our end is God. Every person will finally and ultimately bow before the judgement seat of the Lord. With this in mind, may we give our selves, our souls and bodies, to b ... discuss

by Gary L. Bauer, Contributing Author: While much of the following addresses U.S issues it concludes with a special alert regarding Israel alert. Poll Bad News For Dems; How Will The GOP Respond?A ne ... discuss

"We Are All God's Children" Official Theme Song for the 2015 Apostolic Visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines.Lyrics written and sung by Jamie Rivera with the Hail Mary The Queen Children's Ch ... discuss

A ... discuss

Lima, Peru, Aug 6, 2014 / 02:08 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren of Piura and Tumbes in Peru is calling on the faithful to pray and fast, asking God for the reversal of the nation’s new ... discuss

The following letter was published online by the Montana Missoulian on August 5, 2014.By Gail Bell - Bozeman MontanaThe July 25 guest column by Sara Myers and Dustin Hankinson begins with a discussion ... discuss

To Whom Do You Belong? "Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever." I Peter 1:23 In the book of Ezra, God begins to g ... discuss

Fresh from her failure to defend Ireland’s pro-life record in Geneva, the Irish Minister for Justice has once again shown how determined she is to support the new abortion law, no matter what.  ... discuss

I was doing research on another topic, when I came upon this story. (I hope the link works).It's an article about Margaret Trudeau's abortion when she was seventeen.This information is in the pub ... discuss

Parishioners join the Black Madonna, Fr. Ed and Fr. West for the Liturgy of the Hours. In Bremerton, a city located on the Kitsap Peninsula near Seattle, a crowd of ardent pro-life supporters greeted ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 6, 2014 / 05:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his first general audience since June, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church, explaining that Jesus fulfills the Old Testament b ... discuss

I’ve got just a few new Kindle deals for you today: Learn to Read New Testament Greek by David Alan Black ($7.99); Calvinism by Brad Waggoner & Ray Clendenen ($2.99); Comeback Churc ... discuss

Jos, Nigeria, Aug 6, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, a city in northern Nigeria, has stressed the importance of remaining present to his people despite the loomin ... discuss

Doctors Told Mom to Abort Baby With Rare Illness, But Her Response Was Priceless Samuel Wilson was born with a rare birth defect called congenital diaphragmatic hernia, which is condition that caus ... discuss




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