Topic: hunger

By Jean M. HeimannAugust 28th is the feast of St. Augustine, a Western Father of the Church whose conversion to Christianity is well-known as one of the most important events in the history of the Chu ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt Some of Hollywood’s top actresses have voiced their support for Planned Parenthood’s abortion business in the wake of nine videos showing the organization’s involvement in org ... discuss

Some of Hollywood’s top actresses have voiced their support for Planned Parenthood’s abortion business in the wake of nine videos showing the organization’s involvement in organ harvesting. As L ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say five people have been arrested after a brawl broke out at a hospital treating a former Palestinian prisoner who recently ended a two-month hunger strike. ... discuss

born in 1214 and became a devout Christian and king of France. He attended Mass often, prayed frequently, was given to charity (as evidenced in the building of a hospital for the poor and blind) and w ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 164 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 708 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedne ... discuss

shadowfromthestarlight: liberalsarecool: Never going to happen in America with these conservatives. The Right Wing has lost every ounce of compassion in order to obey their billionaire overlords. ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 23, 2015 / 10:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Those who turn away from the “uncomfortable” teaching on Jesus being the Bread of Life, Pope Francis said during his weekly Sunday A ... discuss

In 1992 “Agenda 21” was made public by the United Nations at a UN Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio De Janeiro and signed by 178 countries. It had been modified many times sinc ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli doctor says the condition of a Palestinian hunger striker has greatly improved — a day after Israel suspended his detention. ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is urging the Persian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain to ensure that a prominent political opponent is treated properly amid reports of a hunger strike. ... discuss

I am grateful to Fr John Fleming, a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, who has written to me to draw attention to Population Research Institute's analysis of World Population Prospects: The 20 ... discuss

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 changed the nutrition requirements for school lunches and breakfasts, but the U.S. Agriculture Department says the law also gives schools the flexibility to p ... discuss

You read the title, so you know, right?  This is not for pregnant women or other weak-stomached people. Those with a strong gag reflex move along, right along. So I went to Nebraska with the Cherub, ... discuss

Israel's Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended the detention order of a hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner, releasing him while he receives medical care. ... discuss

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali officials and the United Nations say more than 3 million people are suffering from hunger as insecurity persists in the country's north. ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian detainee who slipped into unconsciousness last week after a two-month hunger strike woke up Tuesday and said he would continue his protest, even as his condition remai ... discuss

Last month, the Heritage Foundation’s digital news platform—The Daily Signal—published a list of companies that donate to Planned Parenthood. There are some big names on the list in ... discuss

Last month, the Heritage Foundation’s digital news platform—The Daily Signal—published a list of companies that donate to Planned Parenthood. There are some big names on the list in ... discuss

Is it any surprise that the secular media is ignoring the Planned Parenthood scandal. Hey, they're in bed together! They are champions of abortion and would never raise a squeak to endanger the aborti ... discuss

© United Feature Syndicate.It almost sounds like the plot of an absurdist comedy written by the team that brought us Revenge of the Nerds: Computer scientists gather to combat global poverty, only to ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has delayed a decision on whether to free a hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner. ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 17, 2015 / 03:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The United Nations’ global development goals for the next 15 years still contain language that is all but certain to be used to increas ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Purchase at Amazon.com I had the pleasure of reading Arthur C. Brooks, The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America. His book lays ou ... discuss

By Simcha Fisher | What's the best way to feed the poor? In Spain, the small town of Galdakao has taken a very direct approach by installing a community fridge. Citizens, restaurants, ... discuss

And this is what the anti-corruption agenda often ends up stimulating: the creation of organizations that are more obsessed with abiding by the new and burdensome processes than they are with achievin ... discuss

 There is no EquivalenceBy Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Editor’s note. The following is from the Archbishop of Philadelphia. Archbishop Charles ChaputHere’s a simple e ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Aug 10, 2015 / 04:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Of the many struggles plaguing modern society, none can be equated with the blatant taking of innocent human lives, Archbishop Charles Chap ... discuss

John 6:35-51Pentecost 11August 9th, 2015“The Bread of Life that Comes to Us”Today we continue hearing from Jesus in John chapter 6, this great “bread of life” discourse. In John's Gospel ther ... discuss

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“My, but I DO look kind and charitable today!” The progressive mentality needs to preserve abortion as a signal achievement–and even a basic sacrament–because it “reorients” ... discuss

It Is To Be Bruised The bruised reed is a man who for the most part is in some misery, just as those were who came to Christ for help, and by misery he is brought to see sin as its cause, for, whate ... discuss

Chicago, Ill., Aug 6, 2015 / 04:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an opinion column for the Chicago Tribune, Archbishop Blase Cupich denounced the recently released undercover Planned Parenthood videos, sayi ... discuss

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The 193 U.N. member states have reached agreement on a new development agenda for the next 15 years that calls for eradicating poverty and hunger, achieving gender equality, im ... discuss

Tenth Sunday after PentecostAugust 2nd, 2015John 6:22-35“Work that Is Not Work for Bread that Is Not Bread.”Maybe somewhere in your life you've seen someone who has fallen on hard times, maybe at ... discuss

The slow, long slide. I declare and testify in the Lord that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds; that is not how you learned Christ, assuming that you have hea ... discuss

It’s not surprising that the majority of actors and actresses in Hollywood are liberals. But the number of celebrities who go out of their way to support abortion rights and, in particular, Planned ... discuss

By Kristine Marsh ham did the same in 2014, when she designed a shirt with Planned Parenthood to promote both the group and her new book. She shared images of her famous friends wearing the shirt, i ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 2, 2015 / 09:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Delivering his weekly Angelus address in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, Pope Francis said that while everyone feels shame before going to Co ... discuss

By Tom Hoopes | User's Guide to Sunday, Aug. 2 | Sunday, Aug. 2, is the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time.   Mass Readings Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15; Psalm 78:3-4, 23-25, 54; John 6:24-35  ... discuss

The Collect.GRANT to us, Lord, we beseech thee, the spirit to think and do always such things as are right; that we, who cannot do any thing that is good without thee, may by thee be enabled to live a ... discuss

Bottom line, do you want the sort of minister that gives you what you need, or the charlatan who gives you what you want? And what will be your response to the faithful man of God who week-in and week ... discuss

It is always a terrible thing to come back to Mott Street. To come back in a driving rain, to men crouched on the stairs, huddled in doorways, without overcoats because they sold them perhaps the week ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's parliament passed a contentious law on Thursday that would permit the force-feeding of inmates on hunger strike, eliciting harsh criticism over the practice. ... discuss

I spoke in April at the Institute on Religious Life conference.Listen to the talk via iTunes or SoundCloud.Catholic News Agency today features an interview in which I share the message of the new Cath ... discuss

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A single murder of a Person is a tragedy! Millions of abortions are just statistics. You may have already seen the latest scandal involving tax-funded Planned Parenthood flouting federal law by se ... discuss

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 12, 2015 / 08:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On his final day in South America Pope Francis visited the poorest neighborhood in Paraguay’s capitol, encouraging residents to ... discuss

July 6 marks the feast day of St. Maria Goretti, a young virgin and martyr, who is a model of purity and mercy for all. Maria Goretti was a peasant girl who was stabbed fourteen times, while figh ... discuss

Born to a patrician family. His father Lazzaro died when Anthony was two, and his mother, Antonia Pescorali, widowed at age 18, devoted herself to her son. He studied medicine at Padua, receiving his ... discuss

Consider these two passages of Holy Scripture:“The way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know over what they stumble.”Proverbs 4:19“In their case the god of this wo ... discuss

In a 1971 appearance on the Dick Cavett Show, John Lennon and wife Yoko Ono gave their take on the big scare of the day: overpopulation. “I don’t really believe it,” Lennon said in his Beatl ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Proper of Seasons: 388 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 1137 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 616 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 93 ... discuss

Oh, goodie, the Blue Hats are at it again. (Previous episodes, in case you missed 'em). The UN draft report says hundreds of women surveyed in Haiti and Liberia told they had been motivated by hu ... discuss

“Dear Mary, When I first found out that I was pregnant, I was sitting in a conference room at work having lunch. I told a colleague that I wished I could go far away, back to my native country, and ... discuss

If you want to set off a debate amongst Catholics without referring to the "pelvic issues", try talking about whether dogs go to heaven.Fr. Chris has a few thoughts on the inordinate love of pets that ... discuss

In a vote pro-life advocates have waited for since last year’s elections, on Wednesday the U.S. House of Representatives plans to take up consideration of H.R. 36: the Pain-Capable Unborn Child ... discuss

By Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro Joe Kral’s article, The End of the Texas Impasse: The Moral Case for HB 3074, published on April 6 in the Truth & Charity Forum, offers some useful contributions to the ... discuss

Vatican City, May 16, 2015 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Controlling populations is not the answer in fighting poverty and protecting the environment, says a leading official for the Catholic aid feder ... discuss

I will eat just about anything. I’m an adventurous omnivore and often walk into restaurants hoping to try something new and different. But there is at least one exception: I simply cannot to ... discuss

He was born in 292 in Thebes (Luxor, Egypt) to pagan parents. According to his hagiography, he was swept up against his will in a Roman army recruitment drive at the age of 20, a common occurrence dur ... discuss

Hunger Games star, Elizabeth Banks, promoted Planned Parenthood in a recent piece with Cosmopolitan magazine. Although the majority of the interview was focused on the stars new movie, Pitch Perfect 2 ... discuss

The Collect. ALMIGHTY God, Lord of heaven and earth; We beseech thee to pour forth thy blessing upon this land, and to give us a fruitful season; that we, constantly receiving thy bounty, may evermore ... discuss

Vatican City, May 12, 2015 / 03:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis told global representatives of Caritas International that true service is about welcoming God and others, and called the ... discuss

The Collect. ALMIGHTY God, Lord of heaven and earth; We beseech thee to pour forth thy blessing upon this land, and to give us a fruitful season; that we, constantly receiving thy bounty, may evermore ... discuss

the Abbot of Louth in Lincolnshire, was elected to the See of Canterbury in AD 790, through the influence of King Offa of Mercia who wished to find archiepiscopal support for his kingdom's interests. ... discuss

The Collect. ALMIGHTY God, Lord of heaven and earth; We beseech thee to pour forth thy blessing upon this land, and to give us a fruitful season; that we, constantly receiving thy bounty, may evermore ... discuss

Credit:  www. spreadshirt.comI use to be a political junkie. I listened constantly to talk radio and watched political talk shows every night. The aim of all this political talk was and still is ... discuss

Nancy Pearcey’s Total Truth is a book I have read and re-read, and one I intend to read again in the very near future. As I flipped through it today I came across the fascinating ac ... discuss

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

French Mahal Volunteers fighting in the Negev, 1948 My book The Left is Seldom Right (New English Review Press, 2011) provoked numerous letters to me from former Leftists who praised it and did not av ... discuss

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

Every year in the United States, approximately 133,000 pregnant mothers will undergo routine pre-natal tests and receive what is called “poor pre-natal diagnosis,” or PPD. This means that their in ... discuss

We know about Monnica almost entirely from the autobiography (the Confessions) of her son Augustine, a major Christian writer, theologian and philosopher (see 28 August). Monnica was born in North Afr ... discuss

By Emily Conley, Social Content Editor @Emily_ADF As Rachael parked her minivan along the street in the Gill Village housing project, a group of ten kids gathered nearby caught her attention. “They ... discuss

If you live you your whole without any real want, if you have food to eat, a bed, warmth, clothes, and medical care how can you truly love the poor and desire to help them?  You need to experienc ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

So, some selected passages from tonight (Tuesday’s) canon. (tonight’s link is to Tuesday’s canon, and is the translation we used in our service tonight) (from the 3rd ode) In You, t ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.I've read much about the "moral suffering" many saints undergo and decided to investigate what is this thing called "moral suffering." In the interest of transparency, I co ... discuss

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America:  The National Catholic Review, January 19-26, 2015 Issue, by Serrin M. Foster Recovering the pro-life roots of the women’s movementON THE MOVE. A suffrage parade, New York City, M ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Christian Faith Hope and Love The Creator of the universe and everything in it said this, “blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be filled“. ... discuss

Timed for a Christmas season release, director Ridley Scott’s intended blockbuster, Moses: Gods and Kings hit the big screens this past weekend. On its opening weekend the movie shot to the top ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 8 min. 14 sec. | 3.9 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 282 (reading, concluding pr ... discuss

Emphasizing the importance of the religious vocation, Pope Francis announced that the year 2015 will be dedicated to Consecrated Life.  He said that all Christians are called to live in imitati ... discuss

We are very fortunate here to see what most birth moms may never see. Many of you may have accomplished this ( I know) but we don't hear about it that often. One of us  "recovered" and gone on to ... discuss

Gluttony is the immoderate, unreasonable pleasure in food and drink, and it is a sin. The Catholic Church is not Puritanistic in saying that we cannot enjoy food and drink. There is nothing wrong with ... discuss

Will Our Passion Turn Back To Apathy After The Election? One of the most positive things I have seen from this election is passion. There seems to be something about this election, more than any ... discuss

An Easter reflection for you: The Person which assumed human nature was not created, as is the case of all other persons. His Person was the pre-existent Word or Logos. His human nature on the other h ... discuss

As I stepped on the scale for my morning weigh in, I found myself perturbed at the results. My immediate response was "stupid scale!" rather than the more appropriate "stupid bad choice".I thought abo ... discuss

Yesterday it was my birthday. I hung one more year on the line... Paul SimonSo maybe on my birthday I ought to have been out celebrating, or doing something a little special, but instead I stayed hom ... discuss

My personal challenge for the Advent 2014 season is to count my blessings.I saw on Richard Beck's blog today a post on counting our blessings as the cheapest form of therapy. I tend to see the shadows ... discuss

Credit:  redmoonrapture.comThe ultimate submission to GodSurrender to God, and he will do everything for you.Antiphon, Liturgy of the HoursIn the last couple of posts here I have been giving my t ... discuss

Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Proper 23a (October 12, 2014) Matthew 22:1-14 TITLE: “Come to the Feast” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lo ... discuss

The following message is from Min. David Wilkerson:The first evidence of revival is a great desire to hear and obey the Word of the Lord. “And all the people gathered themselves together as one ... discuss

St. John Chrysostom, Almsgiver by TitianToday, September 13, is the memorial of St. John Chrysostom (ca. 347-407), one of the most famous Fathers, Doctors, and bishops of the Catholic Church. Known to ... discuss

Can't post the original photo, so here's an artistic rendition of a fellow Hunger Games co-star and fellow victim of the Jennifer Lawrence nude phone photo hack-With pancakes.Larger Jennifer Lawrence ... discuss

By Jane St. Clair A while ago I made a common sense argument that there is ... discuss

Social and political philosophies have tremendous impact on one's world view. One's role in society (should individuality or community have priority), the belief of the purpose of government (to prote ... discuss

We, in modern America, if anything have too much food. You learn this in a new way when you go to places like Singapore where the portions are smaller – you know, normal sized. But in super-sized ... discuss

The Swine in ChurchBy David Outten, Production EditorA popular expression is to say there’s an elephant in the room. The implication is that there’s a huge problem right under everyone’s nose th ... discuss

Jason Williscroft: Voice of America A free man… Also see: Exclusive Video: Chicago 912 Tea Party Patriots 2 Chicago 912 Tea Party Patriots This is the first of two videos that I will be posting on ... discuss

Yesterday it was my birthday. I hung one more year on the line... Paul SimonSo maybe on my birthday I ought to have been out celebrating, or doing something a little special, but instead I stayed hom ... discuss

It has nineteen thousand reviews on Amazon, with an average rating of five stars. I try to keep up with what’s new and notable in publishing but even with nineteen thousand reviews I had no ... discuss

In the realm of pro-life work, we often talk about the unborn child as the most vulnerable member of society. Indeed, with 21 percent of pregnancies ending in abortion, a person is more likely to die ... discuss

I recently had a conversation with a dear friend on the subject of religious strife.  At one point, in connection with his status as a fallen-away Protestant and mine as an observing Catholic, he ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter(Click here for readings)  by Benedict Augustine  Jesus said to the crowds, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and who ... discuss

I've been rather neglectful of Goodreads for awhile, so I thought I'd try to catch up a little here.Finished Books:Deathbed Conversions by Karen EdmistenLoved this - especially since I'm already a pre ... discuss

For almost a month now, I have had the distinct privilege of being a "mommy" to  a bunch of children who used to live on the streets.As I get to know them, I truly can not believe they ever begge ... discuss

Some months I pick a short passage from the Bible to meditate on every morning. Last month I tried to marinate in Colossians 3:5-15. Verse 12 is a beautiful call to a life of love. 12 So, as those who ... discuss

From the Associated PressA priest friend of mine used the occasion of legendary folk singer, Pete Seeger's, recent passing to tie him to the "100 million victims of the communism he advocated."In resp ... discuss

Feed The Children, a 35-year-old anti-hunger relief organization known for its work in the U.S. and abroad, as well as a scandalous fallout with founder Larry Jones, is banking on a new president and ... discuss

Abortion is not a solution to hunger and abortion certainly destroys any possibility of dreams. Original PostingRead more →The post Without the Right to Life, no other rights matter appeared fi ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | The Opening of the Scientific Mind - Stacy Trasancos PhD, Stange Notions Technology Turned Against Kiev Protesters by Thomas L. McDonald - BigPulpit.com What Not to Do When Love ... discuss

T"If our poor die of hunger, it is not because God does not care for them. Rather, it is because neither you nor I are generous enough. It is because we are not instruments of love in the hands of God ... discuss

Peace is also threatened by every denial of human dignity, firstly the lack of access to adequate nutrition. We cannot be indifferent to those suffering from hunger, especially children, when we think ... discuss

Brethren: Peace and and Good to all of you.Pope FrancisCNN is highlighting recent comments made by Rush Limbaugh about Pope Francis' recent apostolic exhortation, The Joy of the Gospel. Mr. Limbaugh c ... discuss

 St. Peter's Roman Catholic ChurchWith today’s solemn celebration for the First Sunday of Advent, the Church now begins anew the liturgical year.  In the words of Servant of God Archbish ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 156 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 710 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 49 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 723 Even ... discuss

Born in Strasbourg on September 15, 1858, he grew up in a family which was a part of the French aristocracy. Orphaned at the age of six, he and his sister Marie were brought up by their grandfather, C ... discuss

After their victory in the last Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark must reluctantly go on a Victor's Tour of the Districts. President Snow soon announces The Quarter Quell games, a com ... discuss

I read a quote from John Piper this week, one of my favorite authors and teachers.  The quote said:                 ... discuss

As today is the traditional Feast of Christ the King (as it is the last Sunday of October), I present the encyclical Quas Primas of His Holiness Pope XI.  There is no more appropriate reflection ... discuss

foundationlife.netHow spreading six smaller meals shrinks your hunger. Original PostingRead more →The post Eat more food, lose more fat appeared first on Foundation Life. ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 623 Complementary Psalmody: 1255 Proper of Saints: 1514 (Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for the Feast of Saints Jude and Simon, Apostles using ... discuss

...as illustrated by this animation from the opening credits of The Jetsons:(Via *Clean* Funny Pics) ... discuss

Grew up in the household of Saint Bosa of York, and became his spiritual student, aide, and travelling companion. Benedictine monk. Close friend of and chaplain to Saint Wilfrid, and accompanied him o ... discuss

If you look at this picture and think, "Yeah!" I will look at you and wonder if you're ready to read your Bible. If you are rejoicing over the price these poor will pay for their poor thinking, are yo ... discuss

As I stepped on the scale for my morning weigh in, I found myself perturbed at the results. My immediate response was "stupid scale!" rather than the more appropriate "stupid bad choice". I thought ... discuss

So … government shuts down tomorrow … my prediction is few will notice. Seeing small things. Leaks. Unimpressed by the hostage/terror rhetoric coming from the left. Fer your book inbox ... discuss

Today is the memorial of St. Pio of Pietrelcina (1887-1968).St. Pio is one of my favorite saints. Miracles happened everyday of his life. He was a priest, a mystic, and a stigmatist who possessed many ... discuss

“I see clearly that the thing the church needs most today is the ability to heal wounds and to warm the hearts of the faithful; it needs nearness, proximity. I see the church as a field ho ... discuss

A legal expert in the United Kingdom says he hopes the nation’s Supreme Court takes action regarding a couple who faced death threats and were sometimes going “hungry” because of the ... discuss

Before California prisoners suspended a hunger strike in protest of lengthy solitary confinement, the bishops of California issued a statement noting that "international human rights ...… Read t ... discuss

From #57: To those who suffer, God does not provide arguments which explain everything; rather, his response is that of an accompanying presence, a history of goodness which touches every story of suf ... discuss

From Saint Augustine:Late have I loved you, Beauty so ancient and so new, late have I love you!Lo, you were within, but I outside, seeking there for you, and upon the shapely things you have made ... discuss

Yesterday was the feast of St. Monica who prayed many years for the conversion of her son, Augustine. Today we celebrate the saint whose conversion and later life of great holiness were the fruit of t ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday, August 28th, is the feast of St. Augustine, a Western Father of the Church whose conversion to Christianity is well-known as one of the most important events in the history of ... discuss

by John Jalsevac Today's blog posts: This photo will make your day - John Jalsevac ‘PVS’ woman was aware, suffered excruciating hunger pains when feeding tube was turned off - Wesley S ... discuss

by Wesley J. Smith Imagine you are in a hospital or nursing home with a brain injury. Doctors say you are “not there,” but you are. And you hear doctors tell your family to stop giving you ... discuss

by John Jalsevac Today's blog posts: This photo will make your day - John Jalsevac ‘PVS’ woman was aware, suffered excruciating hunger pains when feeding tube was turned off - Wesley S ... discuss

If you’re reading this you are either lost, hopelessly devoted, or happened to see that I updated. My once torrent pace of posting and blogging has lost a lot of steam over the last few years, a ... discuss

Every now and then, mama has to purge her shelves to make room for new shiny things we hope to use (or furry things that like to stare at us). Secretly, most of the time we purge just because we coul ... discuss

born in 1214 and became a devout Christian and king of France. He attended Mass often, prayed frequently, was given to charity (as evidenced in the building of a hospital for the poor and blind) and w ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 623 Complementary Psalmody: 1255 (Midmorning) Propers: 660 (reading) 154 (concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Sunday in Ordinary Time usi ... discuss

Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: The problems continue at President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency. Under fire for their leadership using private email addresses to illegally conduct offic ... discuss

The War Against Population: The Economics and Ideology of Population Control by Jacqueline Kasun My rating: 5 of 5 stars A host of issues such as poverty, hunger, AIDS, and Global Warming have been ... discuss

In Canada right now there is a court case in which a family is suing a nursing home for spoon-feeding their loved one.Her advanced directives say that she does not want to be fed if she becomes incapa ... discuss

August 14th- August 22ndIn the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.Give praise to the Father Almighty,To His Son, Jesus Christ the Lord,To the Spirit who lives in our hear ... discuss

Trinity 10Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Garfield, NJLuke 19:41-48Jerusalem, 70 A.D.Roman general Titus and his armies surround the walled city of Jerusalem and lay siege.  The Jewish historian Jo ... discuss

Yesterday I shared the first part of an interview with Paul Washer. I asked him about the people and the books that have most influenced him, about “The Shocking Youth Message,” about his ... discuss

Bishop Robert Finn’s 2007 interview with Zenit news agency is continued here. He is the Bishop of Kansas City, Missouri.Q: What must be done to reverse the trend of making pornography more socially a ... discuss

Tweetby Roliena SlingerlandCourtrooms, where the nation’s justice is disseminated, often resounds with the rhetoric of “the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.”  The whole truth – tru ... discuss

Who gave the Pro-Abortion side the right to speak for me?  I never did.  Why is abortion the ONLY thing they consider a woman's right?  It isnt a right I want, and by the way a right is ... discuss

There are at least 50 places in the Bible that use the word, “Blessed.” Or “Blessed be…” Psalm 128:1—Blessed is the man who fears the LORD. Matthew 11:6—“Blessed is he who is not offen ... discuss

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

Do you love your wife enough to not have sex her? That is one of the provocative questions raised by the book, Birth Control—a small volume of Ghandi’s collective teachings on the subject ... discuss

Do you love your wife enough to not have sex her? That is one of the provocative questions raised by the book, Birth Control—a small volume of Ghandi’s collective teachings on the subject ... discuss

To my future children,I hope you never have to live in a world filled with fear. I hope you can run and you can dance and you can participate with no consequence for your innocence. I hope you feel sa ... discuss

In my edition of The Message, a Bible paraphrased by Eugene Peterson, he gives an introduction to each book. I don't normally read them, but today his introduction to Luke caught my eye. Luke, he not ... discuss

What was the best new (to you) author you discovered last year? Jacques Ellul. I read The Technological Society and Propaganda: The Formation of Men’s Attitudes What was your favorite new (to y ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 615 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1091 (Series I, Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for Friday after E ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Saints: 1260 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1091 (Series I, Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for the Feast of S ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Common of One Martyr: 1402 (psalms) Proper of Saints: 1253 (antiphons, readings), 1253 (concluding prayer) Office of Readings for the Feast ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 383 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1091 (Series I, Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for Monday, Decemb ... discuss

The sacred text refers to Israel as “the fig tree” in Joel 1:7 and again in Hosea 9:10, among other places. Knowing that this metaphor for Israel was established by Scripture in ancient ti ... discuss

He was born around 305, probably near the city of Egitania, Lusitania, in what is the present-day village of Idanha-a-Velha, Portugal, then part of the Western Roman Empire. His life coincided with th ... discuss

(Arabic: يحيى ابن منصور Yaḥyā ibn Manṣūr; Greek: Ιωάννης Δαμασκήνος/Ioannês Damaskinos; Latin: Iohannes Damascenus or Johannes Damascenus also known as John Damasce ... discuss

Well, Rome has finally let the other foot drop on the neck of the Social Justice.  Here is the excellent coverage from LSN. Let’s pick out some of the juicy parts and chow down: “The Church ... discuss

The Liverpool Pathway is a guideline in the UK that doctors follow to ensure that people who are nearing death receive good pain and symptom management. There have been several studies and many articl ... discuss

Born in Strasbourg on September 15, 1858, he grew up in a family which was a part of the French aristocracy. Orphaned at the age of six, he and his sister Marie were brought up by their grandfather, C ... discuss

Address at the Catholic Life Congress in Philadelphia on Nov. 17.  From The National Catholic RegisterBy Archbishop Charles Chaput  My comments today will be simple. I want to focus o ... discuss

11-25-2012-Trinity27.mp3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Our text for today is the Gospel just read from St. Matthew, chapter twenty-five, the parable of the 10 ... discuss

The Feast of Christ the King was started in 1925 by Pope Pius XI  (famous for that well-known and much debated Casti Connubi)  in his Encyclical Quas Primas: Written smack dab in the ... discuss

The Sunday before Advent is considered the last Sunday of the Church calendar year. In 1933, Pope Benedict XV proclaimed this day the Solemnity of Christ, the King. He did this because He saw how desp ... discuss

-- was established by Pope Pius XI in 1925 as an antidote to secularism, a way of life which leaves God out of man's thinking and living and organizes his life as if God did not exist. The feast is i ... discuss

Fourth Thursday in November, United States Another year, another day to stop and say, "Thanks." Of course, we don't need to be reminded to be thankful, do we? God doesn't need to encourage our living ... discuss

The National Science Teacher’s Association compiles a list of outstanding science books each year. Click on this link to see their titles from years past. Here were their criteria for selection ... discuss

Let me warn you right up front — my goal is to change the way you think about leadership. I do not aim merely to add one more voice to the conversation about leadership, I want fundamentally to ... discuss

Sermon for All Saints Day 2012The Right Rev'd Philip AndersonAbbot of Clear Creek MonasteryLost City, OklahomaDear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,My very dear sons,Today's feast, through the liturgica ... discuss

Sermon- All Saints Day (observed), November 4th, 2012Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Carson City, NVRevelation 7:2-17“All Saints: Eschatology and Ecclesiology”Introductions, etc...All Saints Day – a ... discuss

(c. 658 – November 7, 739) was a Northumbrian missionary, known as the "Apostle to the Frisians" in the modern Netherlands. He became the first Bishop of Utrecht and died at Echternach, Luxembourg.P ... discuss

One of my true heroes passed away over the weekend. Here's his story from my upcoming book Where Do We Find Such Men?James A. “Jake” Blanchfield attended to his regular duties as Circulation Manag ... discuss

The following is Part 4 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addre ... discuss

All Saints' Day, All Hallows, Hallowmas ("hallows" meaning "saints," and "mas" meaning "Mass"), is a feast celebrated on November 1 or on the first Sunday after Pentecost in honour of all the saints, ... discuss

Bishop Farrell has designated November 4, 2012 to be Catholic Charities Sunday, a day set aside to consider the growing number of families in need in our community. Your gift of love is priceless towa ... discuss

Farm Bill –Policy, and Political Notes The AP reported yesterday that, “Small dairy farmers in the Northeast and Wisconsin say a tough year has been made worse by Congress’ failure to pass a ... discuss

Brothers and sisters, “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 1:7). Before returning to our particular Churches, we, Bishops of the whole world gath ... discuss

The debates are now over and there are less than two weeks until our country comes to terms with probably one of the most life-changing elections, our nation has ever engaged in.  After all of th ... discuss

Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America By Colonel V. Doner Paperback: 346 pages Publisher: Samizdat Creative (May 15, 2012) When I first saw the title of this ... discuss

Constants in the world include the Rock of Gibraltar, Mick Jagger, and human nature. The first of these is immovable. The second is incomprehensible. The third is the subject of this short essay. A na ... discuss

You look great! How did you do it? This is what people say ever since I lost 50 pounds. They don’t say, “You look like you lost weight!” They say, “You look great!” Now I realize that I a ... discuss

Grew up in the household of Saint Bosa of York, and became his spiritual student, aide, and travelling companion. Benedictine monk. Close friend of and chaplain to Saint Wilfrid, and accompanied him o ... discuss

Today 95 years ago, our Lady appeared to three small children in Portugal...our Blessed Mother revealed a message of hope and a warning to the faithful. Happy feast of Our Lady of Fatima. Fatima ... discuss

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Our text for this morning is the Gospel just read from St. Matthew chapter 22. Let us pray: O God, because without You we are not ... discuss

“School children are now complaining that Michelle Obama’s school lunch program is leaving them hungry. “Hey, we thought leaving people hungry was President Obama's job!”--- NewsBusted, Episod ... discuss

was born in 1182, the son of a wealthy cloth merchant. His early years were frivolous, but an experience of sickness and another of military service were instrumental in leading him to reflect on the ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: Faith, family and freedom: it’s a formulation FRC uses all the time, with good reason. Each one of these key components ... discuss

Last night while researching my “Pro-life princess bride” post, I had an odd email exchange with blogger Marlene at Royal Musings. Marlene had some pictures posted of Katie Walker’s ... discuss

AFP/Getty ImagesIf you haven't heard about the latest nutrition guidelines passed in 2011 by Congress, under Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" platform and signed into law under Obama as, Obama’s H ... discuss




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