Topic: hope

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 553 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 744 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 29, 2014The House reconvened a t 10 AM today.Today they will consder:H.R. 3896 — "To amend the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act to provide a definitio ... discuss

“Higher Values” exploited to Justify Convenient Inaction.   While growing-up in the happy realm of the Soviet Union’s “outer empire”, one was harangued with the assertion that “weste ... discuss

I don’t usually waste my time responding to emails sent out by pro-abortion groups like Planned Parenthood and NARAL. They’re typically dishonest and I believe most readers see through that. But N ... discuss

This would be my weekly after therapy clearing the brain stuff, but it’s not because my therapist was a no-show for the second week in a row.  That would make a really hilarious scene in a blac ... discuss

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 The crimes of the Wichita Horror demonstrate the cruel depths to which human beings can sink. But something good can be seen in the survival of H.G. which underlines the awesome power of the wil ... discuss

After a hiatus of nine months, President Obama has nominated Rabbi David Saperstein to be the next U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, an office within our State Department. ... discuss

“The future is friction,” President Obama said today as he endorsed new EPA regulations shutting down all other types of power and heat generation. (2014-07-29) — Warning that the ec ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love I’ve known some people who’ve gone from faith to faith as though they were trying out another car manufacturer or differen ... discuss

You can tell a lot about a person by the people they hang around with. Someone, I forgot who, once said, “Show me a man’s friends and I will show you the man.” Who are Jesus’ friends? When we ... discuss

THSC 2014 Encouragement by Chocolate I had all these words floating around in my mind over the past few days… words that tried to somehow grasp at buttoning up the experience of THSC and present ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannJuly 29 is the feast of St. Martha, Virgin (who died in France around 80).Mary and Martha lived with their brother Lazarus at Bethany, a village not far from Jerusalem. They are ment ... discuss

Tamara asked:... did you ever have a child who *wanted* to do things like pre-reading worksheets? And if so, did you just let that be while it lasted? That's a great question, and the answer is, ... discuss

On a city street in a BIG megalopolis city on the populous east coast of the USA, we find ourselves in a traffic turning lane, and we go turning to the left or right.  Nothing so unique about tha ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love The earth is full of goodness. Before you read any further I have to clear up a distinction. I said “the earth is full of goodne ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 28, 2014The House just reconvened at Noon and recessed until 2 PM. This week, the House of Representatives is considering taking action on the President's request fo ... discuss

A Letter To The Post Abortive Mother and/or Father I want to introduce myself as you likely don’t know me personally. My name is Claire and I’m an ordinary person just like you. Although I can’t ... discuss

TITLE: “Sir, We Wish to See Jesus” +INI+ Many pulpits throughout the world have the words from our text plastered where only the preacher can see them: Sir, we wish to see Jesus. Jesus Christ, cr ... discuss

  From: drude Sent: Friday, June 27, 2014 Subject:  Injured Golfer     A woman was playing golf when she took a big swing and fell.    The party wai ... discuss

A few months ago, we brought you the story of a young couple who received the devastating news that their unborn baby had a life-threatening condition called BOO syndrome. This courageous couple rejec ... discuss

Q - I was wondering if you could tell me if there is reference in Scripture to baptizing babies. Do we baptize babies because of tradition or are we following Scripture? A - Thanks for the question. T ... discuss

Question:  Are Christians who advocate for faithful church attendance and advocate to receive the Sacrament of the Altar more frequently 'better' Christians than those who attend and receive less ... discuss

Lourdes, France, Jul 28, 2014 / 10:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This weekend, shortly before today's centenary of the beginning of World War I, an English bishop has said that the Marian shrine of Lourdes ... discuss

As the conflict continues in Iraq, Ukraine and the Gaza strip, the Pope made an urgent appeal for peace during the Sunday Angelus, calling for leaders to stop the violence and work towards peace.POPE ... discuss

Pope Francis, Bishop Tony Palmer and Rev. Kenneth CopelandHistory sometimes turns on tragedies, leaving people to ponder what might have been. A new Catholic focus for that question is a random moto ... discuss

Jon Bloom, at Desiring God, points to Matthew chapter one to show us what a geneology of grace looks like. This post is beautiful – so, so beautiful…I plan to share it with the young wome ... discuss

Earlier today I was thinking about my abuelita  and how I used to watch her as she dutifully went about  her daily chores singing the hymns of the church.  She had so many favorites. William Cowper ... discuss

Here is a moving presentation of the book of Ruth.  I love how these women enter into the story to remind us that even in our darkest hour, there is hope — everlasting hope! Judge not the Lord ... discuss

Well friends, it’s time. I’ve come to the end of my blogging rainbow. This was admittedly a tough choice to follow through on – for so many reasons. Blogging has become such a part of my ... discuss

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jul 28, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After nearly two years of preparation, Father José Almy Gomes, 40, almost wasn’t ready for Pope Francis’ World Youth ... discuss

Rep. Steve Daines WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the Weekly Republican Address, Rep. Steve Daines (R-MT) talked about the effect of energy policies on employment.The Hill reported, "Rep. Steve Daines (R-MT) ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: The language in the Obamacare statute has always been crystal clear. Eligibility for the “affordability tax credit,” or subsidy, under 36B specifically requi ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. From the moment Christ uttered His stunning doctrine on marriage 2,000 years ago, the Church has stood in unbroken witness to His teaching. Christ elevated marriage to a sacram ... discuss

Major John Johnston is one of the most personable, authentic candidates you’ll find. Retired US Marine Major John Johnston is my candidate for the Indiana State House here in district 10.  Dist ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:44-52Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.How valuable is the kingdom of God to you?  Is the kingdom of God worth more than anyt ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love You cannot imagine what’s in store for you in your eternal future. That is…if you’ve chosen to believe and trust tha ... discuss

By Tom and April Hoopes | User's Guide to Sunday, July 27 | Sunday, July 27, is the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A).   Mass Readings 1 Kings 3:5, 7-12; Psalm 119:57, 72, 76-77, ... discuss

Etsy Selling Success: Cash In On Your Creations Etsy.com is a perfect opportunity for those interested in selling crafts online, but lack technical knowledge. By spending less time on creating and mai ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love What does it take to be strong? If you had your choice, would you rather have the physique of a superhero for all of your adult … ... discuss

June 26 is the memorial of St. Joachim (whose name means "Yahweh prepares") and St. Anne (whose name in Hebrew means "grace"), the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the grandparents of Jesus. Tra ... discuss

 Bill makes un-elected bureaucrats think twice before proposing job-killing rules and regulationsYesterday, U.S. Congressmen Steve Scalise (R-LA-01) and Doug Collins (R-GA-09) introduced leg ... discuss

Is Obama preparing to yet again play to his far left globalist base of radical Mexican-American open-border nationalists (La Raza quickly comes to mind) by circumventing US immigration law and, o ... discuss

Watch Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Admit in 2012 That Subsidies Were Limited to State-Run Exchanges Why should you care? Who exactly is Gruber and what difference does it make? 1. “Earlie ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love If you took all your anxieties and laid them on a scale, how much do you think they’d weigh?  A thousand pounds? 500? 250? 100? ... discuss

When she was pregnant with her daughter Abigail Rose Beutler, doctors told Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, a pro-life Republican from Washington state, that her baby had a potentially fatal diagn ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 25, 2014 / 10:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reports that Pope Francis will travel to the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families in 2015 remain unconfirmed by the Vatican; however, Arc ... discuss

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This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Thomas Nelson, and they are giving away some books I think you’re going to like. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the w ... discuss

Great debate is taking place at the United Nations over inclusion of “reproductive rights”–interpreted to include access to abortion–in the new set of priorities for the world ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 25, 2014 / 04:07 am (CNA).- Dan, Rilene and Paul knew that once their stories were out, life would not be the same. “We’ve been advised not to google ourselves,R ... discuss

Karachi, Pakistan, Jul 25, 2014 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- When a fire broke out last week at a Capuchin friary in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, both local Christians and Muslims rushed to put o ... discuss

In Chicago, the "hood" is starting to wake up. Being sold false hopes and dreams for decades has led to this point. Is this the beginning of a revolution?In Chicago, the "hood" is starting to wake up. ... discuss

House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) today unveiled a plan designed to “expand (economic) opportunity in America—to deliver real change, real solutions, and real results” ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — Delaware native Caitlin Jane continues to raise awareness for the vulnerable with the release of her new single “Sing Over Us” from her second album Coming Seas ... discuss

The story of Minka Disbrow sounds almost too horrific in some ways, but also too amazing, to be true. In 1928, before she even knew where babies came from, at the age of 16, Minka was raped by a stra ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love My computer dictionary defines fervent as: adjective…having or displaying a passionate intensity: • archaic hot, burning, ... discuss

Meriam Ibrahim Finally Leaves Sudan After Being Se ... discuss

Baghdad, Iraq, Jul 24, 2014 / 10:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the effective expulsion of Christians from the city of Mosul by Islamists last week, a prominent local abbot has voiced the need for ... discuss

By Paul Russell, the director of Hope Australia (Link to the original article).Paul RussellFollowing The Australian's news story about another young life lost that was related to Philip Nitschke ... discuss

Rebecca Taylor reviews the latest teen dystopian future trilogy to hit the big screen: I…want to thank Veronica Roth for tackling tough issues in biotechnology in a way young people love. I ho ... discuss

Paul RussellThis article was written by Paul Russell, the director of Hope Australia and published on their website on July 24 under the title: SA Health Minister critical of Nitschke and Exit.While t ... discuss

The Sudanese woman who was pregnant and sentenced to death for not recanting her faith has finally been allowed to leave Sudan after she spent weeks in a U.S. embassy after her release from prison. At ... discuss

 Conflicting appeals court opinions threaten ObamaCare exchanges By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circu ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

San Salvador, El Salvador, Jul 24, 2014 / 02:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly 1,000 children and teens who live in violent, crime-ridden areas of El Salvador have turned to the Don Bosco Youth Symphonic ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 529 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1210 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Thur ... discuss

  From: jrp Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Subject: NEW HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL For those of you who are, or ever were, teachers in our public school system, I hope you are/were fortunate enou ... discuss

I know, I know. It's been a couple of week since I've written one of these WILW posts but most of my Wednesdays have been occupied with studying for exams so I haven't had the chance to write. Since t ... discuss

Philip Nitschke, Australia’s Dr Death, stated in an email update today that the Australian Medical Board plans to de-register his medical license on Thursday, July 24 at midnight. The decision b ... discuss

Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15) The Romance of Reality Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15) The Romance of Reality, Japanese and Chinese, by CHarles Morris Excerpt: THE FIRST OF THE MIKADOS. The year 1 in ... discuss

Ohio Right to Life announced its general election endorsements today, and they include support for pro-life Governor John Kasich’s re-election. Today, the Ohio Right to Life PAC announced its en ... discuss

It certainly comes as no surprise and it is definitely not new news that the abortion industry and the media and individuals who support it try and deny the truth about abortion and the reality of abo ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionPhilip Nitschke, Australia's Dr Death, stated in an email update today that the Australian Medical Board plans to de-register hi ... discuss

My dad was a World War II vet. One of my sons-in-law is a Marine (inactive). I have a nephew who was in Desert Storm and several others who also served in harm's way.I remember the disgraceful actions ... discuss

In our culture, equipped with a gazillion cell phone cameras and a multiplicity of recording devices, every once in a while when an unhinged pro-abortionist goes off on a pro-lifer, it’s get cap ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love When you perform or offer charitable deeds, do you want everyone to know about it? Which makes you feel better? Doing charitable deeds ... discuss

 Pro-abortion blog supports abortion as a method of birth control By Sarah Terzo A March 29 “Abortion Gang” blog discusses pro-choice ... discuss

 Basic dos-and-don’ts men should know when helping women face an unplanned pregnancy By Dave Andrusko In our culture, equipped with a gazillion cell phone cameras and a multiplicity ... discuss

Image: Amongst Lovely ThingsSarah Mackenzie's new book, Teaching From Rest: A Homeschooler's Guide to Unshakable Peace is a truly lovely book.I just finished reading it, and ... wow. Sarah discus ... discuss

It gives me hope that vast sections of our land hate what is being done to America. It gives great encouragement to see that vast stretches of our land do not embrace the socialist destruction of our ... discuss

What more does one have to read to know beyond a shadow of a doubt that we (America) is at the end nationally and globally. When the world’s only nation - at present - which was founded on the Laws ... discuss

Father Ed Broom offers some great advice. I'd add: while examining your conscious, remember your blessings.For example. I was pondering over the anger I'd felt one day over someone who'd hurt me terri ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: All manner of reasons are being offered to explain the influx of thousands of illegal aliens, not the least of which is President Obama’s open invitation to L ... discuss

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Dr Tom Rogers, immediate past national vice-chairman of SPUC, wrote to me today as follows:In case you haven’t heard it before (it first appeared in 2011) just thought I’d share with you this very ... discuss

by Hans Johnson There is the famous quote from the Talmud that “whoever saves one life saves the world entire”. (See this clip from Schindler’s List.)  At the forefront of the Pro-L ... discuss

By:  Susan Jones Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) hopes to move a carbon tax bill after the midterms. (AP Fi ... discuss

We have a young heroine for life in our state. Her name is Chloe Kondrich, and she has Down syndrome. The 11-year-old and her family have made it their mission to educate people about the precious val ... discuss

For years I could never find God. The real problem was that I wasn’t looking. I was so stuck in my defiance and my will to “do things myself” that I didn’t allow myself to ope ... discuss

Erbil, Iraq, Jul 21, 2014 / 11:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the eve of an ultimatum issued by Islamists to Christians in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Chaldean bishop of Erbil, in nearby Kurdistan, urged ... discuss

Eighteen-month-old Tessa was born with a rare condition called arhinia; her nose did not develop in the womb. She has no sense of smell, but is otherwise happy and healthy. Tessa Evans — now 17 mont ... discuss

I Used to Be Pro-Choice, Pro-Choice to the Core, Th ... discuss

Every morning, the faithfulness of the sun touches our eyelids. Unfortunately, the faithfulness of the alarm clock also reaches our ears. We slowly rise from the pillow, sneak out from under the sheet ... discuss

A note from the editor: We’ve been running a little low here at EO, but don’t fear. We’ll be back up to speed at some point in the relatively near future. Apologies to Nick Dalbey, w ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Mr. McDonald,Congratulations on your nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a good citizen you have agreed to take on one of the most demanding and important job ... discuss

21 July, Old Testament Ezekiel, the son of Buzi, was a priest, called by God to be a prophet to the exiles during the Babylonian captivity (Ezekiel 1:3). In 597 B.C. King Nebuchadnezzar and the Babyl ... discuss

by David Limbaugh, GOPUSA: I don't think Congress should begin impeachment proceedings against President Obama right now, but I also don't think that considering the idea is "crazy talk."The man has, ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux “If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!” This famous quote attributed to St. Catherine of Sienna could very well describe the good fruit of the secon ... discuss

Often times those who oppose and challenge us contribute more to our growth than those who support us. That is what has happened just recently with me. I just did a post entitled "Are We Judge or Hea ... discuss

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Manhattan Church of Holy Innocents, which is on the potential list of Catholic church closings to be announced in September. In a move to combat the potential ... discuss

"In order to understand truly how to use the Law, you must divide man into two parts and keep the two clearly separated, namely, the old man and the new man, as St. Paul divided man. Leave the new man ... discuss

As I expected, our new Bishop, Salvatore Matano, has made it clear lay people (including women religious) should not be preaching during the time for the homily.This has been an ongoing abuse in this ... discuss

NCRegister | Project 2 Heal Offers Hope — and Furry Help div> ... discuss

By Joseph Pronechen | Catholic Apostolate Raises Service and Companion Dogs | The story of Project 2 Heal shows the power of faith, mercy and redemption — and the importance of being i ... discuss

  Join Jen and the other Quicktakers over at the Conversion Diary.1.  I have had no transcription work for two weeks because my client has been on vacation.   It has been weird. Really ... discuss

Prepper Barter Items: How To Stockpile & Barter For SHTF Scenarios Blurb: Bartering seems like a skill that belongs exclusively to the ancient past or when you’re on vacation in Mexico trying to bri ... discuss

The Neocons clearly have Rand Paul in their cross hairs. Now they are going after him for his suggested reading list. Here is the initial Weekly Standard article. The Washinton Free Beacon, which appa ... discuss

I know this is long, but I feel this needed to be said...As many of you know, I run a blog called The Catholic Breadbox, in which I publish quotes culled from the great writers and big names of the Ch ... discuss

A book came out recently about Eliot Ness. If you are old enough you grew up watching Robert Stack beating down the gangsters in Chicago the home of our president. Or should I say where Obama has a ho ... discuss

Americans are rightly appalled at the cavalcade of outrages and affronts that emanate daily from Washington. Since Barack Obama was inaugurated in January of 2009, such detestable episodes as “Fast ... discuss

Old friend – I sadly read you’re your words of February 28th. They came as a shock after so many years of not communicating. You wrote"I am a 64 year old man. I was raised a Christian but no longe ... discuss

History was made this weekend.The United States of America achieved an incredible feat, probably the most phenomenal achievement in human history - man on the moon. The astronauts returned home safely ... discuss

 First-time dad learns “Technology can never replace love” By Dave Andrusko It’s been a long, looong time since I was a first-time dad trying frantically to figure out what to ... discuss

When I recently spoke at a homeschooling conference, I wanted to be sure I had enough to say, so of course I over-prepared. There was a section of a talk that I didn't even get to, so it comes to you ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “For here we have no lasting city, but we are seeking ... discuss

Some of us, the brave ones, put aside selfish desires to afford others the right to be free. I hope that all of us are remembering the sacrifices – of life and limb – that all our ancesto ... discuss

Oxford, England, Jul 18, 2014 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Stratford Caldecott, a Catholic cultural thinker dedicated to literature, theology, and the “second spring” of Catholicism, passe ... discuss

Today’s hearing in St. Joseph County Traffic and Misdemeanor Court appears largely have been confined to establishing the next hearing date for abortionist Ulrich Klopfer who faces charges that he d ... discuss

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Warning! Spoilers Ahead!!Divergent is the latest of the teen dystopian future trilogies to hit the big screen. I have read all three books, Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant. Is it not my favor ... discuss

by Hans Johnson After the verbal and physical attack by a woman in downtown Columbus, Ohio, Created Equal’s Mark Harrington and Seth Drayer have extended  forgiveness to her, and hope she will ... discuss

No accounting for tasteDe gustibus non est disputandum has been loosely translated as, “There’s no accounting for taste.” But when we say it like that, we imply flippantly that someone has chose ... discuss

Contact: Melany Ethridge, 972-267-1111 NASHVILLE, July 15, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., founder of Hope Through Healing Hands, and Melinda Gates, ... discuss

I’ve got some new Kindle deals for you: Christians are Hate-Filled Hypocrites by Bradley Wright ($3.99); The Cross and Christian Ministry by D.A. Carson ($1.99); Renewing Your Mind ... discuss

There is a saying that the Elliot Institute uses that I find to be so true, that many women are socially aborted before they ever step foot into a clinic. Threats of rejection by boyfriends, spouses, ... discuss

An Israeli soldier gives the “Victory” sign while sitting in his tank. I often wonder how they used gas masks in the Six-Day War when their beards would have prevented a good seal with the ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Just when one begins to believe that science has pushed the God-playing envelope to the limits, it seems as though the proverbial envelope sprouts wings. Since the decriminalization ... discuss

Bowe Bergdahl (on left) and a Taliban friend by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: There are few military crimes worse than desertion to the enemy short of outright treason by giving them aid and comf ... discuss

I couldn’t believe I was pregnant. “How did I get to this point?” I thought. Anywhere from a couple to a few weeks before, I had expressed to my fiancé that I didn’t want to be living sexuall ... discuss

Today (17th July) head of Exit International, Dr Philip Nitschke held a press conference ahead of an Exit meeting in Melbourne Australia. The Age Newspaper is reporting that Dr Nitschke claims he has ... discuss

Minneapolis, Minn., Jul 17, 2014 / 01:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An auxiliary bishop of the Saint Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese says the affidavit of a former chancellor on the handling of sex abuse alleg ... discuss

http://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2014/07/how-we-portray-suffering-and-suicideWesley J. Smith, "HOW WE PORTRAY SUFFERING AND SUICIDE", 11 July 2014, FIRST THINGS online.John and Dianne RehmnTh ... discuss

No parent should be alone when they find out their child has Down syndrome. But, right now, too many are. In our case, we were told our daughter had Down syndrome about 2 minutes after she was born. S ... discuss

In a polity as left-wing as the US is today, a neutral position on contraceptives can be risky. In theory neutrality should appease all sides, but Antifa views the world as “with us or against u ... discuss

This article was originally published on July 17 by Paul Russell on the HOPE Australia blog.BPaul Russelly Paul Russell, the Director of HOPE Australia (Preventing euthanasia and assisted suicide) and ... discuss

As the mother of a twelve year old girl with Down syndrome, Christina's safety has always been my primary concern, and too often my obsession. . . . sometimes I have to put in a load of wash or g ... discuss

Kabul, Afghanistan, Jul 16, 2014 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than a month after the kidnapping of Fr. Alexis Prem Kumar, S.J. near the Afghan city of Herat, his order continues to advocate for h ... discuss

Oklahoma City, Okla., Jul 16, 2014 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop of Oklahoma City Paul Coakley called a black mass scheduled to take place in the city's civic center an “obviously horr ... discuss

Thomas Peters is a leading pro-life blogger and activist with Catholic Vote and is well known on Twitter for his pro-life advocacy. Last year he was critically injured in a swimming accident and could ... discuss

Saint Anne’s feast day is on July 26th, so the St. Anne Novena is traditionally started on July 17th; however, you can pray it anytime. St. Anne (Hebrew, Hannah, grace; also spelled Ann, Anne, Anna) ... discuss

The Supreme Court is not a hero, and the conservative movement is not a damsel in distress. This is one concept Congressman Paul Ryan (WI) discussed in his Independence Day Address, which he delivered ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 16, 2014 / 08:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In wake of the Vatican’s viral campaign urging faithful worldwide to pause for a moment of silence during the world cup final, officials h ... discuss

This article was written by Simon Stevens, an independent disability issues consultant and published by the Huffington Post under the title: Give Me The Right to Live , Not Die.By Simon Stevens, Huffi ... discuss

 Women 37 and 38 weeks pregnant are aborted in Great Britain, Department of Health reports By Dave Andrusko Back in February we re-printed a chilling column written by the irreplaceabl ... discuss

 “Would my name have been the same?” “Would I even be here?” “Did my parents want me? These are just a few of the haunting questions asked by many siblings of aborted babies, questions ... discuss

 NRLC President Tobias challenges Senate Democrat leadership to put every senator on record on two major abortion-related bills Editor’s note. The following is NRLC President Carol T ... discuss

I just finished a wonderful new book on grief. This post includes a brief review as well as an interview with the author on how this book can help pro-life advocates in particular. Followers of my wor ... discuss

Mumbai, India, Jul 16, 2014 / 04:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a statue of a crucifix in Mumbai was vandalized in the early hours of Monday morning, the city's archbishop has appealed for peace and pr ... discuss

 by Kerby Anderson: In a recent editorial, Merrill Matthews reminds us that America has now passed the entitlements tipping point. As you might have guessed, Obamacare is what has pushed the Unit ... discuss

Contact: Melany Ethridge, 972-267-1111 NASHVILLE, July 15, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., founder of Hope Through Healing Hands, and Melinda Gates, ... discuss

During a hearing today on a bill sponsored by Senate Democrats to push a bill that wipes out virtually every pro-life law across the country, a pro-life leader challenged them to make good on their &# ... discuss

Writing about the age of John Milton, the British author A. N. Wilson once tried to explain to modern secular readers that there had once been a time when bishops of the Church of England were titanic ... discuss

    This fall Illinois voters will get to weigh in on birth control and religious liberty. The ballot in November will have a question asking voters whether they think any health i ... discuss

Senate Democrats held a hearing today on a bill that wipes out virtually every pro-life law across the country, including state laws that came into play in Pennsylvania that held late-term abortion pr ... discuss

When it comes to promoting abortion in Ireland, there’s very little that internationally-funded pro-choice organisations won’t do. This week sees them congregating in Geneva, Switzerland f ... discuss

Jon Stewart has been on vacation for the past two weeks and he used his return on Monday, July 14 to mock the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of craft store Hobby Lobby. Appearing on The Daily Show, ... discuss

 Baby Faith is born almost six months after mother declared brain-dead By Dave Andrusko Baby FaithImagine, as if anyone could, the range ... discuss

#NeverAloneBy Mark LeachJuliet, on the day she was bornNo parent should be alone when they find out their child has Down syndrome. But, right now, too many are.In our case, we were told our daughter h ... discuss

Pittsburgh,PA (LiveActionNews) — Every two minutes, a sexual assault claims another victim in America. Additionally, 17.7 million American women have been victims of attempted or completed rape. Acc ... discuss

Elizabeth Ficocelli is a talented writer and one of her recent books is no exception. Therese, Faustina and Bernadette: Three Saints Who Challenged My Faith, Gave Me Hope, and Taught Me How to Love Th ... discuss

This is a spoiler alert for those of you who haven't read the novel. You can stop reading and just go listen to the playlist if you'd like right about... now.I've been asked if the short playlist Lina ... discuss

The Pro Life Campaign has called on the UN’s Human Rights Committee to defend the right to life of the unborn when scrutinising Ireland’s human rights record at a hearing in Geneva today. The Pro ... discuss

Tweetby Justina Van MarenI was a child once. When I open a family photo album, there I am, smiling out of pictures with a happy smile and sparkling eyes. Looking back, the older version of me can see ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 14, 2014 / 09:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Organizers for the first-ever audience to be held between a pope and the elderly population have revealed that a central reflection will be the ... discuss

What if you learned after 37 years that your birth father was a rapist and that he brutally beat and raped your birth mother, abandoning her along the side of the road to die? To make matters worse, y ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a seminarian, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation marks wi ... discuss

It is perhaps in the nature of celebrities to champion causes they perceive to be popular. Celebrity bishops are no exception and Desmond Tutu’s support for Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill is ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 14, 2014 / 05:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid government reports that the nearly 200 girls kidnapped in Chibok could be home soon, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama has called the countryR ... discuss

Baghdad, Iraq, Jul 14, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Two Iraqi archbishops are seeking “faith and hope” in Iraq, while bewailing the continuing exodus of Christians from the country am ... discuss

--If I had to recommend only one book for people going through a divorce, Kristin Armstrong's Happily Ever After would definitely be it.  After Kristin survived a divorce from Lance Armstrong, sh ... discuss

  Join Jen and the other Quicktakers over at the Conversion Diary.1. What a weekend!   Thursday night, I took Izzy and Noah to lovely Stan Hywet Hall to see a production of Twelfth Night!&nb ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s Divine Service we prayed after the Hymn of Praise that the Lord woul ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1012 Common of Virgins: 1791 Supplement to the Liturgy of the Hours: Page 9 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 P ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 654 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1001 Common of Virgins: 1787 Supplement to the Liturgy of the Hours: Page 9 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 P ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 998 Proper of Seasons: 485 Common of Virgins: 1777 Supplement to the Liturgy of the Hours: Page 9 Christian Pr ... discuss

NCRegister | Finding Hope Through Grief div> ... discuss

By Jerri Donohue | Ministries Offer Healing for Hurting Families | In May 2000, Christi and Mark Tripodi endured any parent’s most wrenching ordeal. Their 3-year-old son, Bobby, was st ... discuss

Who is the most important person in your church? On one level it’s kind of a silly question to ask. Yet in his book Healed at Last, Scott Blackwell provides an answer that is both sweet and ... discuss

The Collect.O GOD, the protector of all that trust in thee, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy; Increase and multiply upon us thy mercy; that, thou being our ruler and guide, we may so pa ... discuss

We have a Treasure He said to them in reply, “Because knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven has been granted to you, but to them it has not been granted. To anyone who has, more will ... discuss

Well, I'm back from a five-day silent retreat...and what a return to the "real" world (or is it the unreal world) this afternoon was.My daughter went on retreat with me after her family came for a fou ... discuss

We read in Isaiah:“The wolf will live with the lamb,The leopard shall lie down with the kid,the calf and the lion and fatling together,And a little child shall lead them.”There seems to be a longi ... discuss

USA Today photo of an IDF Air Strike in Gaza during the latest escalation of tensions in the Middle East. Earlier today, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) launched air strikes against a mosque and a nursin ... discuss

Jihadism has declared war on all other systems, ways of life and cultures. Ignoring that excuses the momentary denial of the implications. There is a reason; confronting such threats contradicts PC-a ... discuss

A few years ago, I entered my room to discover my little grandson looking up at a large crucifix on the wall above my bed.  He turned and asked if that really happen?”  “Yes it did.” I ... discuss

Banana Splits for Breakfast: 55 Ways to Spiritually Guide Your Preschooler Blurb: Are you a Christian parent of a preschooler? Would you like some ideas on how to spiritually parent on purpose? If so ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Jul 11, 2014 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Under the back and forth of Israeli airstrikes and Hamas rockets, concerned Catholic migrants from India are praying for peace in the Holy ... discuss

A baby has been born in Alaska after a very rare circumstance in which her brain-dead mother was kept alive for three months so she could be born. As LifeNews has previously reported, in a case out of ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Harvest House Publishers. They are giving away 5 prize sets today, and each of the prizes will contain the following 3  ... discuss

by Laura Rambeau Lee, Guest Column: In another case where the Obama Administration claims to have been caught off guard, the onslaught of illegal immigrant children coming across our southern borde ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 10, 2014 / 08:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Theodore Mascarenhas, who was appointed Wednesday to be an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Ranchi in India's eastern state of Jharkha ... discuss

The Bible’s Big StoryWithout a firm grasp on the Bible’s Big Story, its grand meta-narrative, our understanding of the smaller stories and even the Gospel is hindered. Moreover, given how fast ... discuss

Thursday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)Jesus said to his Apostles:  "Without cost you have received; without cost you are to give.  Do not take gold or silv ... discuss

“And you shall put the turban on his head, and put the holy crown on the turban.”  AKJV Proverbs 17:6 “Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are th ... discuss

As I prayed the other morning, I said, "I don't care what anyone else is doing or not doing.  It doesn't matter.  Lord, put me in my place."As soon as those last words were out of my mouth, ... discuss

I am not a hero.I can tell you that this will be absolutely no surprise, I'm sure, to all of my friends and family. Rather, the opposite is likely true. Were you to ask my wife, my pare ... discuss

The following was previously published in the Western Catholic Reporter, for the Edmonton Archdiocese.Pope John Paul IIOn March 20, 2004, Pope John Paul II delivered an address to an international con ... discuss

The following article was published in today's Herald Sun, by Beyond Blue chairman, the Hon Jeff Kennett AC. The article confirms that a complaint will be made by that organisation to t ... discuss

If you’re looking for a heavy dose of guilt and shame, then you’ve come to the wrong place. Does your struggle with sin ever cause you to question your salvation? Is there an area of your life tha ... discuss

I do short book reviews on Goodreads, but my goal is to start doing longer reviews here on my blog.  Wednesday is Movie or Book Review day, so stay tuned!  Rush's book series is phenomenal, ... discuss




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