Topic: hunger

“Oh, how I would like a poor Church, and for the poor.”—Pope Francis to journalists, March 16, 2013We all know that the poor need food and clothing, decent education and good jobs. B ... discuss

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, completed in 2008 and designed by StroikIn a recent article, the renowned architect Duncan Stroik breaks down and analyzes what it means to build "a church f ... discuss

Dear John of years ago (I'm talking to younger fundagelical self), as you know Jesus is famous even outside of Christianity for his Beatitudes. Here is Matthew's version from the Sermon on the Mount.M ... discuss

Redipuglia, Italy, Sep 13, 2014 / 08:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis warned against the destructive indifference towards our brothers and sisters that arises from ideologies of war during a Mass ... 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

 ‘The Giver’ Is More Than a Movie To Me — It’s My Life By Aaron Welty What happens when Hollywood takes a Newberry Award-winning tale and brings it to the silver screen? One ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Rejoice and leap for joy on that day!Behold, your reward will be great in heaven.”Without ... discuss

On Monday Kansas Judge Patrick Thompson sentenced Desirah N. Overturf to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years in connection with the death by starvation of her three-month-old son. Ove ... discuss

What happens when Hollywood takes a Newberry Award-winning tale and brings it to the silver screen? One of the most life-affirming films of this generation. So it is with the recent release of The Giv ... discuss

Trail Life USA formed in break over gay policies Young members of Trail Life USA pause for prayer during a meeting in Texas. The mission of the organization, created as an alternative to the Boy ... discuss

Researchers from Cambridge University have just published a study (as of the 31st of August 2014) which said that greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if we continue to eat meat and da ... discuss

It is hardly necessary to describe Blessed Teresa of Calcutta as I continually forget to call the saint who I will always think of as Mother Teresa. That is the legacy of having this saint's witness l ... discuss

Mary E. Mark - Mother Teresa laughing (1980)September 5 is the feast day of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta. In her honor, I would like to share fifteen of my favorite Mother Teresa quotes.1. “By ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Sep 3, 2014 / 05:26 am (CNA).- Global Catholic relief agency Caritas Internationalis has launched a new video aimed at promoting awareness about the need to help one another in the fight ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Sep 2, 2014 / 01:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Players, singers and sponsors who participated in Pope Francis' interreligious match for peace have praised him for the idea, stating that it prom ... 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

"Late have I loved you, O Beauty ever ancient, ever new, late have I loved you!  You were within me, but I was outside, and it was there that I searched for you.  In my unloveliness I plunge ... discuss

Philippe de Champaigne, Saint Augustine, c. 1645-1650By Jean M. HeimannToday, August 28th, is the feast of St. Augustine, a Western Father of the Church whose conversion to Christianity is well-known ... discuss

 Pro-abortionists pervert “ice-bucket challenge” like they do everything else By Dave Andrusko As my wife put it this morning, we are re-entering the world we had blissfully igno ... discuss

Today, August 26th, marks the 104th birthday of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. Happy Birthday, Mother Teresa!Mother Teresa: Saint of the Gutters (Beautiful tribute in pictures)Remembering 104th Birt ... discuss

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Text:  John 7:37-39a and Acts 2:1-21Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Today is Pentecost Sunday, the day where we hear about the amazing events recorded i ... 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

“For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions.” – 2 Timothy 4:3 Dear false p ... discuss

Today according to the 1962 Calendar is the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  Below are the Mass Propers for this Feast along with commemorations of the Octave Day of the Assumption which w ... discuss

I noticed something about myself recently. I get lazy on the weekends. I look at Friday night through Sunday night as “time off” from godliness. Not that I would actually say that! I woul ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Americans are obsessed with fat; either with eating it or being it. We’ve been told that we’re too fat and we’re told that eating fat is bad for you. Bein ... discuss

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

Don’t you love it when there are movies worth going to see at your local theaters that your entire family can watch? There were a few of them lately that we enjoyed enough to add to our DVD col ... 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

Text:  Matthew 14:13-21Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.The disciples were faced with a large dilemma.  There were over 5,000 people gath ... 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

Brethren, Peace be with you.I haven't written anything about the current tragedy in Gaza but that's not because I don't care. Gaza is in my mind, the dead children, the decrepit infrastructure blown t ... 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

At my job's weekly Bible study we've been going through  a year long Bible survey, and this week we discussed Jeremiah. We only read the first five chapters of Jeremiah and the middle chapter of ... 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

A brother called recently to talk to me about the story of Job.  He shared how - at the end of the matter - God never told Job why he was allowed to suffer.  His three friends insisted that ... 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

Pace e Bene! The peace of the Lord be with you!The Portiuncula Franciscan Hermitage and Retreat Center is currently scheduling "Come to the Quiet" Retreats for Ohio and Indiana in the&n ... discuss

Last weekend I had the pleasure of playing something like the intellectual equivalent of John Stockton to a panel of young, evangelical Karl Malones. Our discussion on the millennial generation and th ... discuss

Check out this website I found at townhall.com Nancy Carvalho, director of food services for New Bedford Public Schools, was quoted as saying that hummus and black bean salads have been toug ... discuss

"Hell no, we won't eat (the measly, more expensive, inadequate school cafeteria lunch)!"From FOX News:For the first time, school lunches must have age-aligned calorie maximums, capping the amount of c ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for September 5 is Blessed Teresa of Calcutta.“By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to ... discuss

Maria Montessori's 142nd birth anniversary: Google pays tribute Aug 31, 2012, 10.11AM IST NEW DELHI: Google, on Friday, displayed an attractive doodle to mark the 142nd birth anniversary of Maria ... discuss

The last time I found myself in the unfortunate situation of attending a LifeTeen Mass, it made me so damn mad I felt I couldn't receive Holy Communion.  The music (average age of the band: well ... discuss

Artur Davis Speaking at RNC 2012, Tampa, FL The Hon. Artur Davis, Former Democratic U.S. Representative - Alabama: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you. Some of you may know, the last time I spoke at ... discuss

It doesn’t get much more beautiful than this. From St. Augustine, whose feast was today: Late have I loved you, Beauty so ancient and so new, late have I loved you! Lo, you were within, but I outs ... discuss

Today 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 Church.Augustine was b ... discuss

History is an interesting teacher. The war on women has proceeded for a long time and in the 19th and early 20th century Democrats spearheaded the persecution against women working for suffrage. It wa ... 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

Law professor John Inazu writes in USA Today that when it comes to the Obama contraception mandate, “The legal challenges implicate an interest that all of us — Catholics and evangelicals, rel ... discuss

Forgo.it and Children's Hunger Fund Partner in a Fast2Feed Campaign Contact: Janea Beakley, 818-399-1228, jbeakley@chfus.org LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- With innovative tec ... discuss

Dengue Fever afflicts millions of people around the world. It is a virus that is spread by a specific mosquito, the Aedes aegypti. Dengue fever can develop into a more serious disease Dengue hemo ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | Pope Benedict XVI says that all Christians should reflect on how “hungry” they are to know and love Jesus Christ. “We too must ask ourselves if we reall ... discuss

Matt preaches most Sundays at Takanini Community Church. Earlier in they year he did a series on the Sermon on the Mount. We published Matthew Flannagan on The Sermon on the Mount Part 1 (MP3) at ... discuss

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 12, 2012 / 01:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI says that all Christians should reflect on how “hungry” they are to know and love Jesus Christ. “ ... discuss

Obama Campaign Speech: No Compromise on Abortion Mandate During a campaign stop in Denver, Colorado with pro-abortion activist Sandra Fluke, pro-abortion President Barack Obama refused to back do ... discuss

Tweetby Alanna GomezFor those who live in a big city, seeing homelessness is almost a daily occurrence. A person’s response to this tragedy is often an internal struggle-- if I give this person my c ... discuss

Print I’m just kidding. I know why. Below you will find an official video from the Barack Obama campaign. In it, Elizabeth Banks, a talented actress who’s been featured in movi ... discuss

Actress Elizabeth Banks is promoting the Planned Parenthood abortion business (as the Hunger Games actress has done before) and is drawing criticism from pro-life advocates for misleading about the fa ... discuss

Chaput the Great hits it out of the park. Have we crossed the Rubicon? Do believing Catholics now find themselves in opposition to the American spirit? RTWT, but here's part: Critics often accuse fai ... discuss

Deacon Ken took yesterday's readings where people were hungry, added Chick-fil-A's incident of last week and gave us a fantastic homily that clarifies two very important points of Catholic teaching.Pl ... discuss

Mmmmm, yummy bread. I know where you can get the best. “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” When I came to the C ... discuss

Mmmmm, yummy bread. I know where you can get the best. “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” When I came to the C ... 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

Two significant events occurred yesterday. The Obama Administration's HHS mandate went into effect imposing requirements on individuals and institutions to provide contraception (including abortion in ... discuss

The Wisconsin State Fair begins today!For years now, admission has been reduced on opening day for a food or cash donation to the Hunger Task Force. Admission is just $4 for Fairgoers who present at l ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | As We Hunger for Food, So We Hunger for Love & Understanding – Spiritual Life, Catholic Herald What Your Pew Choice Might be Telling You – Stephen Kokx, Cri ... discuss

Inaction by President Obama and Congress will mean higher food prices and hunger worldwide. ... discuss

I just finished reading The Hunger Games trilogy and I'll be processing it for awhile. I'm sorry in one way that I pursued an advanced degree in government and management instead of English literature ... discuss

I'm finding myself in a strange and precarious place spiritually as of late.The more I read God's word and spend time with Him in prayer, the less I find I can tolerate some of the mandates of other ... discuss

Boy, it would be cool to have nothing at all to do all summer long but read.  I'd go for that in a heartbeat.  I have been reading (every chance I get) and I've jumped back on the Goodreads ... discuss

The Following article is from Bro. Joseph Herrin at The Parables Blog.  Although I have shared his articles before in the past, for those who do not know, Bro. Joseph has a gift for understanding ... discuss

                  This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEvery ... discuss

What do The Hunger Games have to do with Maafa 21? Come and find out! Maafa 21 Showing Friday, July 27, 2012 at 6:00p.m. Call 206-6024 for address Dinner to be served Dress to the hilt like yo ... discuss

What do The Hunger Games have to do with Maafa 21? Come and find out! Maafa 21 Showing Friday, July 27, 2012 at 6:00p.m. Call 206-6024 for address Dinner to be served Dress to the hilt like yo ... discuss

Festa Italiana starts today!Celebrating 35 years - "It's Food. It's Family. It's Tradizione."Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Festa Italiana is the largest Italian event of its kind in America today. ... discuss

by LauraLoo She’s been engaged to Liam Hemsworth for just over a month and already Miley Cyrus has babies on the brain. Set to tie the knot with the Hunger Games hunk, 22, bride-to-be Cyrus, 19, ... discuss

Contact: Lisa Beech, 719-439-9403 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 13, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- David C Cook announces author Francis Chan's, Crazy Love, hits record sales of 2.2 million copies, ... discuss

When the subject of Mitt Romney and the presidential race comes up, there are so many different opinions from pro-lifers: "I will not vote for Romney because he really is a liberal.  L ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for July 12 is St. Ignatius Delgado.St. Ignatius Delgado, whose feast we celebrate on July 12, was a Spanish missionary and is now one of the martyrs of Vietnam.He was born in Vil ... discuss

Food not contraception saves live, says SPUC in the run-up to Melinda Gates' London Summit on Family Planning on 11 July. Recently, Save the Children has announced that family planning 'saves lives ... discuss

I case in the UK raised my eyebrow–as so much happening there does these days. A convicted murderer in a mental hospital wants to starve himself to death, but can’t because he is not in a ... discuss

Help for atheist preachers From CNN, The transition from preacher to outspoken atheist has not been easy, and DeWitt is trying to smooth the way for other former believers. He is executive director of ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Maria Goretti (1890-1902), a peasant girl who was stabbed fourteen times, while fighting off a rapist. She died forgiving her killer.Maria Goretti was born on October 16, 189 ... discuss

Mockingjay (Photo credit: Wikipedia) My eldest really wanted me to share this world of Suzanne Collins with her, so she had put her name on the long reserves for this series so she could read them ... discuss

How can we turn things around? How can we get out of the deep rut? What is the answer for those who have not grown spiritually for many months and years? What must we do to change? We must desire God ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: Last week’s Supreme Court decision on President Obama’s health care plan has been the subject of much commentary a ... discuss

Murphy’s law and others give not exactly hard and fast guidelines for prediction of events and interpretations. My (just coined as such) first Rule is the following Conventional Historical Wisdo ... 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

Five Exercise and Nutrition Myths There is so much misinformation I have heard over the years about nutrition and exercise. Many of these myths I swallowed without too much analysis. Since I always ... discuss

Patriarch of Constantinople from 449 to 458. Known for his simple, austere life, his charity to the poor, his zeal for the faith, and his opposition to heresy.He opposed the heretic Dioscurus at the C ... discuss

True preaching has almost diminished in modern times because prayer has diminished. When prayer decreases, all true proclamation becomes extinct. In prayer the preacher is fit to proclaim eternal rea ... discuss

I recently lost about 40 pounds in three months (an average of between two to three pounds a week). To lose weight, you must burn more calories than you eat each day. It’s really that simple ... discuss

Day Four: Jesus says: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.”Pier Giorgio responds: “What wealth it is to be in good health, as w ... discuss

Where do we learn how to live as Christians? What motivates Christian ethics? A very insightful and important answer is found in this excerpt from the first chapter of The Gospel as Center.&n ... discuss

Pro-Life in NJ posted this excellent analysis of a bad pro-life argument.  This is one used by pro-lifers that makes me cringe when I hear it.  Thanks to Jon from Pro-Life in NJ. ... discuss

Saint John, Bishop of the Goths, lived during the eighth century. The future saint was born in answer to the fervent prayer of his parents. From an early age, he lived a life of asceticism.The saint m ... discuss

(also called Adelbert of Egmond) (d first half of the 8th century in Egmond) was a Northumbrian Anglo-Saxon missionary. He was one of Willibrord's companions in preaching the gospel in Holland and Fri ... discuss

In the past I have discussed fallacious arguments, and part of what was addressed was some bad pro-choice arguments that are used against the pro-life position.  I also brought up some ... discuss

Tweetby Alanna GomezJoe Borowski may not be a familiar name to the younger set of pro-lifers today, but it is safe to bet that his contributions to the pro-life movement have not been forgotten by the ... discuss

I've never been a big fan of dystopian movies like THX 1138 or 1984. I found Fahrenheit 451 to be fairly decent, and Gattaca was actually good, but aside from that, I can't think of any dystopian movi ... discuss

I love writing book reviews and I love reading them. Since I cannot possibly read and review all of the interesting books out there, I publish occasional round-ups of reviews written by other writers. ... discuss




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