Topic: heart

Overwhelmed by love – from preparing for my ordination to the Holy Priesthood, to the actual liturgy on the Commemoration of St. Nicholas, to my first Holy Mass offered on Sunday, December 7th, ... discuss

By Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition International.Spokesperson/Convener of the Not Dead Yet UK Campaign.  Kevin FitzpatrickBelgium’s leading euthanasia p ... discuss

December 18, 2014(Click here for readings)This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about.  When  his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found with ... discuss

A recent case of a clinically brain-dead pregnant woman is stirring controversy in Ireland. The mother is in her twenties, 17-weeks pregnant and doctors have decided to keep her on life support to giv ... discuss

If Planned Parenthood is so popular, why did a news station in the heart of the West Coast’s abortion stronghold – Sacramento, California – spotlight it in an investigation of shady expenditur ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — In an article for the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, a well-known Canadian bioethicist, Udo Schuklenk, argues that aborting a child after birth is moral. Naturall ... discuss

Kimberly and Craig Fugate are the proud parents of identical quadruplets, who were born eight weeks premature. But the little tots are reportedly doing well and are growing stronger every day. The qua ... discuss

If Planned Parenthood is so popular, why did a news station in the heart of the West Coast’s abortion stronghold – Sacramento, California – spotlight it in an investigation of sha ... discuss

Religious Sisters of Mercy. (Source: vocationblog.com)Tuesday, December 16, saw the Holy See’s Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) release its l ... discuss

    The love that makes tough men cry   Dec 16, 2014 Kristi Burton Brown  He sat across from us at dinner, wip ... discuss

PRINCIPAL Education: Middle/High School, FT ContractThe Education Group (Dallas, TX)St. Joseph's Academy, a Catholic high school located in the heart of Baton Rouge, is seeking a forward-thinking and ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Perhaps the two most beloved Christmas stories that we see every year on television are Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life. The for ... discuss

Son of an Irish chieftain named Turdough. Intellectual and spiritual student of the monk Saint Molua. Despite family opposition, he became a monk. Missionary monk throughout Ireland, Scotland, and the ... discuss

  A woman named Candice Curry wrote a letter to her ex-husband’s new wife Ashley Parish, and the reception of the letter has been off the charts. Here is the full letter from Curry’s Women W ... discuss

Via jesse tree treasures on EtsyDecember 17:Wisdom that comest out of the mouth of the Most High, that reachest from one end to another, and orderest all things mightily and sweetly, come to teach us ... discuss

Eight years ago, psychiatrist Dr. Colin Brewer was removed from the United Kingdom’s medical register after he inappropriately prescribed drugs to his addictive patients, including heroin substitute ... discuss

  Mother of three shields pregnant woman during siege in Sydney By Dave Andrusko Katrina DawsonIt was one act of bravery among many that took place ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 17, 2014 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Christmas approaches, priests and penitents should remind themselves of the “miracle” of confession and how we should approach th ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 17, 2014 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As inmates are moved by a letter Pope Francis has sent to the prison of a small town in central Italy, the news broke that a man serving a life ... discuss

For the record, I don’t agree with everything that the dude below writes. However, when I saw this posting here by Darrell at “Stuff Fundies Like”; my heart went out to the guy. The ... discuss

Throughout more than thirty years with degenerative multiple sclerosis there have been been horrible times with the disease that dragged me to deep levels of sickness I did not think was possible. The ... discuss

Sydney, Australia, Dec 16, 2014 / 04:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the aftermath of a hostage situation at an Australian café, Sydney’s Archbishop Anthony Fisher, O.P., stressed that the love ... discuss

According to the National Institute of Health, each year in the United States about 25,000 babies, or 68 babies every day, are born still. A stillbirth is usually detected while the baby is in the mot ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 16, 2014 / 01:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis touched on the importance of being humble and open to the Lord's correction, encouraging the faithful to offer him their sins to Go ... discuss

Yesterday, I did a brief, over-the-phone radio interview with NPR. I’m not sure when the segment will air, but they wanted my take on the 1-in-3 campaign—which is the latest effort to con ... discuss

Yesterday, I did a brief, over-the-phone radio interview with NPR. I’m not sure when the segment will air, but they wanted my take on the 1-in-3 campaign—which is the latest effort to con ... discuss

A documentary, titled 'The Heart of a Murderer' tells the story. To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg159547-can-a-mother-forgive-her-daughter-s-killer-a-documentary-say ... discuss

Family Research Council: T-shirt maker Blaine Adamson doesn't exactly wear his heart on his sleeve, but he's not about to ignore it either. When the Kentucky businessman was approached about printing ... discuss

Australia was rocked by a rare episode of terrorism on Tuesday, when a tense hostage siege in Sydney came to an end after police recused hostages from a tenuous situation. As the world follows the fal ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> y is gone, one will find Sunday,' is an old, Christian Arab proverb that expresses their fear of sharing the terrible fate that has befallen the Jews. In other words, “when the ... discuss

Many of you likely have already heard that Dr. Patel, the abortionist that attempted to take my life and successfully took the life of my twin, has been arrested and is under investigation again. The ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Monica Migliorino Miller and several other pro-lifers set up a display of aborted babies outside the abortion clinic where they were found. Miller and the others had retrieved the ... discuss

by Hans Johnson Dr. Scott Adzick (pictured right), chief of surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, helped pioneer the field of fetal surgery in the early 1980s. He says: The idea arose ... discuss

Bishop of Eichstätt: It is fascinating to see "the blooming of religious vocations in the young churches". There are very many in India, although the number of Catholics living there is "relatively m ... discuss

An excellent piece by Beth Daley from the New England Center for Investigative Reporting called “Overused and Misunderstood” is a must read. It is about the new non-invasive prenatal scree ... discuss

 So Many Empty Chairs By Joleigh Little, Region Coordinator and Teens for Life Director, Wisconsin Right to Life Editor’s note. We are rapidly approaching the 42nd anniversary of t ... discuss

If any of you are like me, you have a tendency to want to control things in your life. Somehow it brings with it a sense of security, and although a false one, we still cling to it. After the experie ... discuss

The following Christmas Novena begins December 16 and is prayed for nine consecutive days. It  is suggested for private use with the family. The three leader parts, Father, Eldest Child and Mothe ... discuss

Take time to do so today and enjoy Christmas with a clean heart and a peaceful soul, courtesy of God’s boundless mercy. Preparing to Celebrate the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation: The Ex ... discuss

There seem to be two camps when it comes to other people's opinion of those of us who foster children. Either they are fully supportive and paint you as a saint lavishing you with the praise you know ... discuss

An excellent piece by Beth Daley from the New England Center for Investigative Reporting called \"Overused and Misunderstood\" is a must read. It is about the new non-invasive prenatal screening ... discuss

23-year-old Gemma Jamieson had the surprise of her life when she woke up from a life-threatening seizure to discover that she had already give birth to her one-pound son. After her seizure, Gemma had ... discuss

Fridays are penitential days and Catholics are to keep in mind Christ's suffering and to sacrifice something for the sake of penance and discipline. Catholics fulfill this duty by abstaining from meat ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 15, 2014 / 02:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics working in media would do well to remember that communications is about informing people – not collecting “hits,” Po ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe British Daily Mail  has reported that Colin Brewer, a psychiatrist who lost his medical license in 2006, has admitted t ... discuss

Here is one relatively new (c. 2005) hymn and two very old hymns with fresh translations, to round out your Christmas season.Please feel free to use the translations freely this year. The Ho ... discuss

The pro-life movement has been raising the ugly specter of abortions on babies with disabilities for years and now a new article in the Boston Globe confirms that the tests supposedly showing a baby h ... discuss

Isn’t that a charming title? “’When you’re under stress, you not only get [sweat] from the Eccrine glands, but also from the Apocrine gland, and that gland actually doesn’t develop u ... discuss

Parents in Florida are welcoming the birth of conjoined twins and, because they do not share organs, doctors believe they can safely separate them in surgery. Michelle Brantley and fiance Bryan Miraba ... discuss

Pope Francis is warning against being rigid, noting that often it's a trait of hypocrisy and having a weak heart, which contradict God's call for us. According to Vatican Radio, during the Pope's d ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. The Christmas season celebrates the Christian miracle of the Incarnation, almighty God becoming lowly man and eternal God assuming a mortal human nature. The God of power ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 13 min. 45 sec. | 6.42 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 284 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

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In Many Cases This is Circular - With the Government Taking A Lot Off the Topby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The late, inordinately great Ronald Reagan provided expert analysis of t ... discuss

Excerpt from: Rod Rosenbladt, "Christ Died for the Sins of Christians Too," Modern Reformation Vol 12 (May/June 2003): 20-25.Did the reformers, then, have any doctrine of sanctification? Of ... discuss

Text:  John 1:6-8, 19-28Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Last week we heard about an odd man, a man dressed in camel hair and a leather belt.  Yes, ... discuss

Wherefore, in humility and fasting, we unceasingly offered our private prayers as well as the public prayers of the Church to God the Father through his Son, that he would deign to direct and strength ... discuss

From today’s Office of Readings A sermon by St AugustineJohn is the voice, and Christ is the WordJohn is the voice, but the Lord is the Word who was in the beginning. John is the ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 14, 2014 / 08:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christian joy is borne out of nearness to Christ, said Pope Francis during his Angelus address for the third Sunday of Advent, adding that ̶ ... discuss

"John taught his students this philosophy again and again, 'Fight all error, but do it with good humor, patience, kindness, and love. Harshness will damage your own soul and spoil the best cause.'"Who ... discuss

Whatever else we know about Charles Spurgeon, and whatever else we honor and respect in him, what always stands out to me is his unshakable confidence in the Bible. I recently came across two ... discuss

In this part of the world (Canada) we have entered our legendary time of winter. But the deep chill of sub-zero temperatures are warmed by Christmas. The Joy of Christ within me melts the frosty ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun The Birth Of A Song Ok…listen closely, now, as I open the door to my roll-top desk…sssklunk. Next, I slide out the drawer that ... discuss

Pennant Hills, Australia, Dec 13, 2014 / 01:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During the homily at his Mass of Installation as Bishop of Broken Bay on Friday, Peter Comensoli entrusted both the diocese and his ... discuss

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Senator Ted Cruz (Real R-TX) dares once again to go against the grain – the business as usual Senate and his own party, which seeks so the status quo. In Senator Cruz’s speech last night cas ... discuss

Woman Has Abortion at 28 Weeks Because Baby Would H ... discuss

 Making Sure Jahi Stays “Dead”? By Wesley J. Smith Jahi McMathI accept properly diagnosed brain death as dead. Hence, when three doctors found that Jahi McMath was tragically gone ... discuss

Compassion Fatigue: a gradual numbing to the needs and hurt of others facilitated by being continually inundated with images and stories of extreme poverty and hardship while not experiencing those ev ... discuss

Happy feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Protectress of the Unborn and Mother of the Americas! Our Lady of Guadalupe, we turn to you who are the protectress of unborn children and ask that you intercede ... discuss

Larry ElderDr. Bill Smith, Editor: I can not say that racism in the heart of men does not exist. Where sin reigns, hatred reigns. Consider many of today's self-appointed civil rights activists most ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Dec. 12, 2014The House will reconvene at 3 PM today for 10 to 15 minutes in hopes of wrapping up the second session of the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress.Yesterday, The Ho ... discuss

Dr. John Bruchalski, is a former abortionist and now pro-life OB/GYN in Virginia. He once did abortions early in his career following medical school, but then an amazing thing happened. Bruchalski is ... discuss

Simplify Your Homeschool Day: Shorten Your Day, Sweeten Your Time Blurb: What if you and your children could have more time pursuing your passions? As a former elementary teacher and tutor and a veter ... discuss

A couple in Australia decided to have an abortion at 28 weeks of pregnancy after they learned their unborn child would have a “deformed” left hand. The woman told a Brisbane, Australia new ... discuss

On today's feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia released a statement on immigration. The statement was released through The Catholic Philly. Here is the tex ... discuss

I accept properly diagnosed brain death as dead.  Hence, when three doctors found that Jahi McMath was tragically gone, I accepted the diagnosis. But I also wrote that if her body did not deteriorate ... discuss

Think Progress reported yesterday on a decision by the city of Dallas to revise regulations on feeding the homeless. These revisions, which made it easier to feed and care for those living on Dallas s ... discuss

Dear Mr. Rose: I have been living in the Chicagoland area all my life, and I am a long-time Bulls fan. However, I am not writing to you today about basketball. It’s about your “I CAN’T BREATHE ... discuss

So we have a 400 lb black man ends up dead after an arrest who was doing nothing but standing there minding his own business. We have a black jaywalker who ends up dead in Ferguson. And a kid in a hoo ... discuss

Today's feast reminds that regardless of our state of life, our wealth or lack of wealth, our sex, education,  or even our age, we all have the opportunity to be of humble service to God. Juan Di ... discuss

 Although a serious global problem, preterm birth’s link to abortion is ignored By Paul Stark Editor’s note. Yesterday we posted on how pro-abortionists are grinding out studies in ... discuss

This my annual post about Our Lady of Guadalupe. I usually am not especially interested in one visitation of Mary more than another, but there is something about Our Lady of Guadalupe that captures my ... discuss

I’ve got just a handful of new Kindle deals today: The Cross and Christian Ministry by D.A. Carson ($1.99); The Ultimate Guide to the Names of God by Elmer Towns ($2.99); The Letters of ... discuss

Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe -- one of my favorite Marian feast days. Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, brings hope into our lives. She covers us in the folds ... discuss

women have heart attacks at about the same rate as men.... ... discuss

Edburga of Minster-in-Thanet was the, apparently only, daughter of King Centwine of Wessex and his wife, Engyth. She was a disciple of St. Mildred and became Abbess of her Abbey at Minster-in-Thanet i ... discuss

A Houston couple was told that their unborn son David had fetal hydrops, which is serious condition that causes an abnormal collection of fluid in at least two different fetal compartments. Their doct ... discuss

Abortionist Ann Kristin Neuhaus appeared before the Kansas Board of Healing Arts today seeking to get her medical license back after a Shawnee County Judge set aside the Board’s 2012 license revocat ... discuss

Well, this is interesting. I'd always assumed that the Finns were not particularly religious, and there may be more to this story than meets the eye, but I found it amazing that 12,000 Finns resigned ... discuss

T. Tembarom by Francis Hodgson Burnett, recommended in a 1914 edition of St. Nicholas Magazine as a good gift for Mother Reader Review from Amazon: This is one of Burnett’s lesser known novels b ... discuss

PRINCIPAL Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Cathedral (Knoxville, TN)Sacred Heart Cathedral School Principal Sacred Heart Cathedral School (www.shcschool.org), founded in 1956, is a SAC ... discuss

The HumanLifeMatters profile above says I write about "Christian perspectives on suffering, end of life issues, disability and other issues important to Christian living." So why do I often present is ... discuss

There will be those who say: "that is exactly why I don't go to Communion more often, because I realize my love is cold ..." If you are cold, do you think it sensible to move away from the fire? Preci ... discuss

Sometimes I get sad thinking that not only did I never get to look at Lily in her eyes, but she also never got to look into mine. I struggle with wondering if she knew me. And if she knew how much I a ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Annually, TIME hosts a “word banishment poll” in which the magazine asks its readers to vote on a word that should be trashed. So, as we near the end of 2014, write in the com ... discuss

 The “Person of the Year,” this year and every year By Dave Andrusko For the last post of the day, I’d like to briefly talk about what TIME magazine’s selection as “Person ... discuss

 Portraying abortion as incredibly safe at the heart of the attack on providing women with the truth about abortion and their options By Dave Andrusko You have to admire our benight ... discuss

“Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken you me in your way. Establish your word to your servant, who is devoted to your fear. Turn away my reproach which I fear: for your judgments ar ... discuss

Today the Judas' in our government will betray the American people as the House will most likely approve the funding bill which will, amongst many other things, fund Obamacare and Amnesty for a yea ... discuss

Are you listening to the sounds of December? The clinking of spoons in hot chocolate mugs, the rustle of cats in the Christmas tree, the tinking of bells on shop doors, familiar carols, and audible s ... discuss

I was scrolling through my Facebook News Feed today, when I came across this.Ah yes, Josie Duggar turns five today. Seeing this made my heart sink a little. You see, Josie was due on March 18th, 2010, ... discuss

It was spring time and today I felt like something wasn’t right. I noticed I have gained some weight. I feared the worst, am I pregnant? I have feared this for a while but waited it off to see if I ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — With today’s modern technology and medical information, we have a real-time window into the womb. What happens to babies before birth – all the ways they move, grow, and c ... discuss

I am delighted to be able to announce the locations, speakers (among which are numbered several Chant Cafe contributors and CMAA colloquium speakers), topics, and liturgical plans for Sacra Liturgia U ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 10, 2014 / 10:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a message to an international gathering on the impact of nuclear weapons, Pope Francis called on victims to be “prophetic voices” ... discuss

One of the pages I follow on Facebook posted an article that has brought me so much comfort. This is what the article says:You have stem cells from each of your babies in your brain.The physical and e ... discuss

Eight weeks before he was born, Elijah Leffingwell met the outside world. On Sept. 21, 2012, at 25 weeks, Elijah was partially removed from his mother’s womb so surgeons could surgically remove a tu ... discuss

Fr. Nicolas Schwizer What does evangelization mean? Simply, it is the task which Christ entrusted to his Church when He said to his disciples: “Go throughout the whole world and preach the Gospel to ... discuss

The late, inordinately great Ronald Reagan provided expert analysis of the ridiculous Push-Pull damage wrought by government. The government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few sho ... discuss

Talk about something coming all together. Lauren Hill is the courageous freshman basketball player who in addition to battling terminal brain cancer battled what seemed like impossible odds—playing ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 44 sec. | 7.32 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 237 Psalter: Thursday, We ... discuss

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 10 amazing things that happen to babies before birth By Kristi Burton Brown 8 week old human fetus. All her organs are present.With today’s modern technology and medical information ... discuss

 The paths of two courageous people cross: “Jimmy V” fund donates $100,000 in honor of Lauren Hill who is battling terminal brain cancer By Dave Andrusko Lauren Hill was honored ... discuss

Psalm 12(13)How long, O LORD? Wilt thou forget me for ever?    How long wilt thou hide thy face from me?How long must I bear pain in my soul,    and have sorrow ... discuss

The Strange Oprahfication of Rob Bell - “Without intending malice or slander, I have to suggest that Bell is sounding less like a preacher of Christianity (even a liberal one) and more like ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday is the feast of Our Lady of Loreto. The title Our Lady of Loreto refers to the Holy House of Loreto, the house in which Mary was born, and where the Annunciation occurred, and ... discuss

“I’m sorry; I just can’t this week. I’m too busy.” “If only I had more time, then I could finally get around to doing that. I’m just too busy.” WeR ... discuss

On December 10, 1998, Nakia "Kia" Jorden, who would have graduated from Hyde Park High School in 2000, died of anesthesia complications during an abortion at the Albany Medical Surgical Center at 50 ... discuss

I haven’t done this in a while, I think, so perhaps a explanation or a reminder is in order. From time to time I like to pick out a song, usually a folk song, and find different interpretations ... discuss

Stumbled over this while looking up something else, and it looked interesting enough, as an escapist read for Mom, to download to my Kindle: The Tin Soldier Intro: THE TOY SHOP The lights shining thro ... discuss

The Bible contains numerous promises that God makes to His people. Below you will find the top 35 promises God makes to His people. If you have a favorite which was missed, please comment.35 Promises ... discuss

8 week old human fetus. All her organs are present.With today’s modern technology and medical information, we have a real-time window into the womb. What happens to babies before birth – all the w ... discuss

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards disclosed in Elle in October that she had had an abortion: I had an abortion. It was the right decision for me and my husband, and it wasn’t a difficult ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenPhilosophy professors rarely make the news, so Udo Schuklenk of Queen’s University must be pleased. His recent suggestion that in some cases, parents should be permitted to ... discuss

Over the past week or so I’ve been wondering whether our current system of “American Church” actually makes our fundamental task (Make, Mature and Multiply Disciples) more difficult ... discuss

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards disclosed in Elle in October that she had had an abortion: I had an abortion. It was the right decision for me and my husband, and it wasn’t a difficult ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of St. Juan Diego. Juan Diego was born in 1474 with the name "Cuauhtlatoatzin" ("the talking eagle") in Cuauhtitlan, which was located in what now is part of Mexico City ... discuss

I’m going to share a few tips on clean eating on a budget, although I’m not an expert, I know some budgets cannot support it, and I’ve written about this before. Because I have writt ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Few Christian households lack a Christmas tree at this time of year. Many people have completed their Christmas shopping, and Christmas carols blare over every store speaker. Howev ... discuss

Pat Lynch, President of New York City’s Patrolman’s Benevolent Association had harsh words for Barack Obama, Eric Holder and Mayor Bill DeBlasio in his interview on NewsMax TV. Lynch told Steve Ma ... discuss

Last week, The Guardian shared a story of a post-abortive man who believes he may never recover from his ex-girlfriends abortion. It was a surprising piece considering the pro-abortion position The Gu ... discuss

In a horrific case of attempted infanticide in Africa, a newborn baby was thrown into a pit by her mother, set on fire and left for dead. But, miraculously, Baby Shirley, born in Swaziland, Africa, su ... discuss

O Mother, how pure you are, you are untouched by sin;yours was the privilege to carry God within you.Divine OfficeIf you wanted to be a great baseball player, what would you need? First and foremost, ... discuss

“It’s a girl!”  The nurse announced. After the birth of seven healthy sons, those words should have brought great joy. Under different circumstances, I would have done back flips.  Instead, sh ... discuss

A Christmas Book by Joah Walsh Anglund Skipping Christmas, by John Grisham Madeleine L’Engle, The Twenty Four Days Before Christmas Tasha Tudor’s The Night Before Christmas The Story of Christm ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 8, 2014 / 12:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than $19.6 million in the accounts of two former managers of the Institute for Religious Works, commonly known as the Vatican Bank or IOR, h ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator When you can see the light of God’s love shining on you, there ain’t no dark. And there ain’t no black hole in your heart… ... discuss

Last January, I was traveling on business, staying in a little hotel in a college town.  I like to think I’m usually more aware of my surroundings, but it was so snowy and windy that I wouldn&# ... discuss

A couple who rejected abortion to give birth to conjoined twins who shared one heart are in heartbreak today as their newborn babies both died. Robin and Michael Hamby said their twin babies may have ... discuss

We live in a world that is full of temptation. There is no rest from sin and no rest from temptation to sin. There is not a single moment when we can relax our vigilance. As John Owen says, we ... discuss

“Sometimes it seems as though the difference between y'all and everyone else is that you think abortion is the only issue out there, and everything else stems from it. People like me think abortion ... discuss

"The most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God and by virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ, Savior of the human race, pre ... discuss

Thirteen years ago as the Twin Towers crumbled to the ground, I wept, but I did not despair. I had hope, for the future in those difficult times for I was carrying my third daughter. Christi ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. The First of a series of important events—the First solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean, the First landing on the moon, the First Thanksgiving—holds an honored place in th ... discuss

There is scanty information about two of the abortion deaths on Cemetery of Choice for this date. I'll address the other two, which present copious sources, in separate posts. On December 8, 1914, 13- ... discuss

On December 8, 1994, 23-year-old Magdalena Rodriguez went to Suresh Gandotra's clinic, El Norte Clinica Medica, for what she thought was a safe, legal second-trimester abortion. Gandotra later said, " ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: On Friday November 7, Rich Weinstein (the only one of the millions of Americans whose health plans were canceled who responded by wa ... discuss

Text: Mark 1:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.This is the time of the year that the Christmas boxes come out of storage.  Yes, it is the time of year ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator There are (and have been) so many men who want to own and rule this world. So many who would be king of the world…king of the universe. None ... discuss

by Trevor Thomas – The convictions of modern liberalism are numerous and growing: Abortion, homosexuality, hook-ups, same-sex marriage, gender confusion, man-made global warming, universal healt ... discuss

Joy to the World Joy to the World The Lord is come Let earth receive her King Let every heart Prepare him room And heaven and nature sing And heaven and nature sing And heaven and heaven and nature s ... discuss

I read an article on LifeNews.com that really touched my heart. It is written by someone whose sister was born still many decades ago.Click HERE to read the beautiful post and then I will share my tho ... discuss

Sometimes all I see is the pain and the questions.The pain of losing Lily and the heaviness of living the rest of my life without my first-born. And the questions of why it happened to me, to my baby. ... discuss

Saturday of the First Week of Advent(Click Here for Readings)By JENNIFER BURGINJesus sent out these Twelve after instructing them thus “Go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. As you g ... discuss

Update #2: Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo agrees and gives his take on Bristol Palin’s faux victimized status. ——– Original Story is below: As you all know, audio of the ... discuss

St. Vital ChurchIf you are in the Edmonton area and looking for a way to prayerfully prepare your heart for Christmas, you are invited to come to an evening of quiet reflection at the historic St. Vit ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 09:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a video message delivered to the displaced Iraqi Christians on Saturday, Pope Francis decried the suffering experienced by those persecuted fo ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator Have you ever heard someone say “you Christian created a god because you need a crutch”? I’ve heard that, or something like it, ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa gave his first advent homily to Pope Francis, touching on the biblical meaning of the word peace ̵ ... discuss

Just because Obama is the President of the United States does NOT give him the right to say that the New York police officers that were involved in the death of Eric Garner were racially driven, and ... discuss

Leftists love to mock conservatives as clinging to our Bibles and being deniers of science.I'm Catholic and conservative and I respect scientific findings, like those on fetal development.A human life ... discuss

was born in Asia Minor during the third century in the Greek colony of Patara in Lycia in the Roman province of Asia- today Antalya, Turkey — at a time when the region was Hellenistic in its culture ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 35 sec. | 7.25 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 194 Psalter: Saturday, We ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 5, 2014 / 12:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent article for the Catholic Herald, Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy, shed light on the progress made in ... discuss

Excerpt from: Rev. David P. Scaer, ThD, Finding a Place for the Third Use of the Law in Our Preaching (Essay)The third use of the Law describes the Christian life in its most perfect form, b ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Devonte Hart is touching the hearts of hundreds of thousands across the country. An image taken at a Ferguson Rally shows Devonte hugging a police officer with tears streaming dow ... discuss

The word “peace” is of “painful topical interest,” yet it resounds “in the heart of billions of people.” This was theme of the first Advent homily this year by the ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — California couple Andy and Mercedes Lara knew from the beginning that they wanted to adopt children. Mercedes has a particular place in her heart for special-needs children a ... discuss

Don’t call it a comeback . . . well, I guess you could call it a comeback, seeing as how I haven’t done any version of the Weekly Town Crier for a very long time. So welcome to the Weekly ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: The gap between reality and President Obama’s left-wing ideology was never more vivid than during television coverage of his statement about the grand jury decision in the Michael ... discuss

It has been almost 28 years since I've called anyone "mom". It was a title I held so dear that I never ever could have uttered that word to anyone but the woman who gave birth to me. I was hostile an ... discuss

By JEANETTE DE MELO | John Klink is the president of the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC), which is a humanitarian organization that seeks to serve and protect “uprooted ... discuss

I was working on a small project, and I needed some change. So I went to go get some change together. Along the way (and not necessarily in  this order), I: Put out some other Christmas decs. Put a f ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 4, 2014 / 03:16 pm (CNA).- News broke weeks ago that a new volume of Benedict XVI's collected works was being released in German with an updated version of a 1972 essay, which no lon ... discuss

Brittany Maynard was clearly working with the pro-assisted suicide group Compassion and Choices when she took a lethal drug to end her life and released a video in conjunction with the euthanasia grou ... discuss

I would like to tell a story of pro-life victory, a story of life. A young woman named Diana told the following story on the “Stories from the Sidewalk” series. “I’ll never forget the day I fo ... discuss

For any couple preparing for the birth of a new baby, there’s great anticipation and much nervousness. Even if the baby is healthy, the birthing process and having a new little one to care for bring ... discuss

Some good news in a bleak world. Following my earlier report of the desolation wrought by the future Archbishop Cupich to the chapel of the seminary over which he presided, news that the new dispensa ... discuss

We as a society are constantly bombarded with the pro-choice rhetoric that abortion is sometimes necessary. We also hear the words of post-abortive women like Cecile Richards who will say that their a ... discuss

The Court of Appeal's judgment today in the foetal alcohol syndrome case is anti-rational. SPUC has responded to the judgment in the case of CP v CICA http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/judgments/cp-v-cica/ ... discuss

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Communion rail, Church of the Holy Ghost, Tiverton, RI(© 2012 Fr. Jay Finelli)The new pastor of the Windy City, my fellow Omahan the Most Rev. Blase Cupich, didn’t wait too long to start the usual ... discuss

  “Mitosis”: a powerful pro-life film t ... discuss

 Young woman chooses life after sidewalk counselor and crisis pregnancy center intervene By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. This first appeared last week at clinicquotes.com. On this Tha ... discuss

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Putting sin to death is at once so simple and so excruciatingly difficult. The theory of it is simple enough, but the practice takes a lifetime. It is fascinating to me that in John Owen’ ... discuss

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"WHEN he went to Westminster Hall to be condemned he made a cross of such wood as he could get, apparently a small wooden trencher, and upon it he drew with charcoal a figure of our Lord. This rough c ... discuss

December 4th is the feast of St. John Damascene, Patristic Father and Doctor of the Church. St. John Damascene is the illustrious champion of sacred images.Saint John Damascene (also known as St. John ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Human nature needs not only physical rest, sleep, and food to restore and replenish its energy, but also inspiration to lift the heart and spirit. The emotions too have t ... discuss

I read an article on LifeNews.com that really touched my heart. It is written by someone whose sister was born still many decades ago.Click HERE to read the beautiful post and then I will share my tho ... discuss

Long time, no blog – but unfortuantely I come bearing bad news. Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage, Alaska was pretty badly vanalized the other day. I frequented the Cathedral whenever we went u ... discuss

The last couple of weeks both the married daughters with children were over at our house a lot, trying to get in as much time as possible before the heart-wrenching, and also because we helped babysit ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: To understand all the talk of “climate change” you must understand that everything and everyone involved—except for those of us who debunk the lies—are eng ... discuss

Long time, no blog – but unfortuantely I come bearing bad news. Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage, Alaska was pretty badly vanalized the other day. I frequented the Cathedral whenever we went u ... discuss




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