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by Norm Beznoska Jr.: With today's world event, I can't help but compare the words of three American presidents. Two who truly loved our country – President George Washington and President Ronald ... 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

Sometimes the test is almost impossible. God put Abraham to the test. He called to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am!” he replied. Then God said: “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love ... discuss

Praise God for the baby, Jesus Christ, the Messiah and the new beginning He brought for all mankind.  Thank God that He was protected from death from evil persons, as a baby.  Thank God for ... discuss

1 March AD 601 Dewi Sant (also Degui or David), Bishop and Confessor and patron of Wales, is usually represented standing on a little hill, with a dove on his shoulder. From ancient times, the Welsh ... discuss

On Wales' national day, we salute our Welsh friends and visitors with their magnificent anthem, "Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau", usually translated as "Land of My Fathers." Dydd gwyl Dewi Sant hapus! ... discuss

“Having turned away from the knowledge given by God, the Christian influence on the whole of culture has been lost. In Europe, including England, it took many years ― in the United States only a f ... discuss

"Prayer at Full Throttle" proving America still "Land of Opportunity"Contact: Robert Bakke, 612-812-6174, robert@robertbakke.com; www.robertbakkeministries.com GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Feb. 26, 2015 /C ... discuss

The Watcher’s Council The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match-up. Breathes there the man, with soul so dead, Who never ... discuss

Recently, The Huffington Post published an opinion piece by one Kathleen Ferraro, a student at Northwestern University. Entitled “Catholic Church:... The post From the Land of the Lost appeared ... discuss

by Jim Mullen, Contributing Author:  Our Republic has suffered from nearly every form of scallywag, thief, liar, and wannabe dictator serving or disserving in the Oval Office. On the other hand, ... discuss

  From: kd Sent: Monday, February 23, 2015 Subject: ISIS book burning ISIS Burns 8000 Rare Books and Manuscripts in Mosul - While the world was watching the Academy Awards ceremony, the pe ... discuss

From The Journal SentinelBy Jason SteinHundreds of union members rally outside the Capitol in Madison on Tuesday to oppose a Republican-led measure that would make Wisconsin a right-to-work state. ... discuss

By the end of Day Two, the material in the universe had not changed from the beginning of Day Two. The universe was still composed of hydrogen, helium and traces of beryllium and lithium. And there we ... discuss

"Prayer at Full Throttle" proving America still "Land of Opportunity"Contact: Robert Bakke, 612-812-6174, robert@robertbakke.com; www.robertbakkeministries.com GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Feb. 26, 2015 /C ... discuss

The time is here and now. After John had been arrested, Jesus went into Galilee. There he proclaimed the Good News from God. ‘The time has come’ he said ‘and the kingdom of God is close at hand ... discuss

This video will be interesting to our readers for many reasons, particularly if they hail from the Land of 10,000 Lakes, or sing a lot of funerals. I understand from a close Minnesotan friend and nun ... discuss

fM">via the power of IFTTT   Lent 1, (February 22, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Mark 1:9-15) TITLE: “Baptized Into Temptation with Christ” Grac ... discuss

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness;in the greatness of your compassion wipe out my offense.Thoroughl ... discuss

From Grumpy Elder - The Elementary and Secondary Act Re authorization bills now in front of both houses of Congress do nothing to limit the Department of Education.. , they could have been written ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Walburga (710 - 777)  missionary, Benedictine nun, author, and abbess of Hiedenheim.St. Walburga was born in Wessex, England, about 710, the daughter of St. Richard and ... discuss

(also Æthelbert, Aethelberht, Aethelbert, or Ethelbert) (c. 560 – February 24, 616) was King of Kent from about 580 or 590 until his death. In his Ecclesiastical History of the English People, the ... discuss

It was pro-abortion President Bill Clinton who first coined the term “safe, legal, and rare” in the early 1990s to describe his supposedly moderate view on abortion. The phrase serv ... discuss

The world around us is changing at a velocity unprecedented in human history. But we must realize that while the world seems to be changing almost regularly before our eyes, the task of the ministry r ... discuss

Samuel Rutherford is perhaps the best known Scottish Puritan. But his life and history seem not to be as widely remembered as other Puritan ministers. Rutherford’s legacy lays chiefly in collect ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author:Some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire. I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate. To say that for de ... discuss

BHO - "No religion is responsible for terrorism - people are responsible for violence and terrorism" SPLAT! Moving right along to the real subject of this post - We need to get clear - Islam is not ... discuss

When I was a child there was a great program about Robin Hood on television. It ran from 1955 to 1960. How I loved that hero and his devotion to Richard the Lion-Hearted who was fighting in the Crusad ... discuss

It is amusing to say the least to read Hillary’s book Hard Choices. She must have thought she could be like Obama and write a book for blacks and get the black vote. Hillary thought she could wr ... discuss

The state of our nations’ disunity is epic. Our once great nation is in an accelerating death spiral and nobody seems to know who to blame or what to do about it, no matter how obvious the answers t ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: We begin with the reality that the United States and many other nations are at war with militant Islamists. They are a growing army of religious zealots murdering ... discuss

Dear candidate for president of the United States: Congratulations on your decision to pursue a career as leader of the free world. The following exam, while in no way comprehensive, is intended to as ... discuss

Our Constitution has become a suicide pact. That’s the view of Thomas Jefferson, expressed in an 1819 letter to jurist Spencer Roane, when he said “If this opinion be sound, then indeed is our con ... discuss

Praise God for the baby, Jesus Christ, the Messiah and the new beginning He brought for all mankind.  Thank God that He was protected from death from evil persons, as a baby.  Thank God for ... discuss

Standard Podcast [ 11.92 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 1102 Proper of Seasons: 94 (first readin ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: President Obama’s oped in the Los Angeles Times this week made clear why his administration is hopelessly losing ground to radical Islamists.“Efforts to counter violent extremism ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 20, 2015 / 03:32 pm (CNA).- After meeting with Pope Francis during their ad limina visit to Rome, one of Ukraine's bishops said the country faces a humanitarian crisis in conflict are ... discuss

On January 1, 2014, the Chinese Communist Party tweaked the One Child Policy, allowing couples in which either parent is an only child to have a second child.  This minor exception has been widely an ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by Michael Ramirez, Editor, IBDby Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison, Contributing Authors:: The increasingly desperate attempts of the Obama administration to figure out what motivate ... discuss

There are many, many passages that condemn the abuse of alcohol, that condemn drunkenness.  That these things are wrong, there is no debate. If it violates your conscience, by all means, do not drink ... discuss

 Assisted suicide court ruling is morally twisted By Mark Pickup Editor’s note. Mr. Pickup is a Canadian disability rights activist who ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 1 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 and 32:1-20Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Today is Ash Wednesd ... discuss

Yesterday, in the consolidated cases of State of Washington v. Arlene's Flowers and Ingersoll v. Arlene's Flowers, a Washington state court judge held that a small wedding vendor defendant engaged in ... discuss

Those of us who believe in man-woman marriage sometimes talk about the "slippery slope": If we undo the age-old definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman, this will lead to conseque ... discuss

DISCLAIMER:  I am in no way questioning the validity of the Second Coming of Christ.  Jesus is returning to Earth to set up His eternal kingdom.  I am just debating the timeline and det ... discuss

  From: Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2015 Subject: Never heard it said better!  Never heard it said better! "FONT-FAMILY: arial,helvetica; COLOR: black; FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> Maureen Sco ... discuss

  From: rapa Sent: Monday, February 09, 2015 Subject: JAPAN & MUSLIMS.. I don't know how much of the enclosed is true but it is interesting reading.  Just thought you might like to ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 18, 2015 / 12:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Ash Wednesday homily, Pope Francis said the time of Lent is a call to leave hypocrisy behind and reconcile with God through fasting, char ... discuss

It’s a long, detailed piece. But it’s an important, fascinating one too — an eye-opening article that will season your conversations and motivate more frequent prayers. The article is “What IS ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananHopefully, the shaky truce between Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko, brokered in Minsk by Angela Merkel, will hold.For nothing good, but much evil, could come of b ... discuss

A bill to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide in Alaska has been introduced in the State Legislature. House Bill 99, sponsored by Anchorage Democrats Rep. Harriet Drummond, Rep. Andy Josephson and Rep. ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: Tomorrow it begins ... the next 40 Days for Life campaign, which kicks off in 252 cities across 19 countries around the world. If you haven’t don ... discuss

The only problem there aren't any jobs.And the general store is only open three times a week.And there aren't as many boats as there used to be.But it's warm!You can learn more here. ... discuss

Tomorrow is the start of Lent - Ash Wednesday! In my home we will finally unplug the lighted tree out front and some Christmas lights I have left over the mantel. We will take down the corn stalks I ... discuss

Today in the pre-1955 Traditional Catholic Missal is the Mass in Some Places (pro aliquibus locis) of The Flight Into Egypt.  In honor of this day, I share the following prayers and meditations i ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: They don’t want to admit it, but we know it’s true. There are countless organizations that hate humanity enough to do everything in their power to put a stop to a ... discuss

In England, a judge has decided that doctors could lawfully stop providing chemotherapy, end “neuro-surgical intervention” and not resuscitate a teenager who has lived with a brain tumor s ... discuss

When I was a teenager I was pressured into an abortion by my dad.  Having hidden my pregnancy for over 4 months my baby was fully formed by the time I underwent a 2nd trimester saline abortion, ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 16 is St. Gilbert (1083-1189), founder of the Gilbertine order, which consisted of a double monastery of canons regular and nuns.Gilbert was born at Sempringham, near ... discuss

by Marjorie Haun: In Colorado – the iconic home to lovers of the great outdoors– the doors may be closing to historical trails that have been open to the public.Millions of dollars in Colorado Pa ... discuss

Janani Luwum was born in 1922. His father was a convert to Christianity. Janani was sent to school and eventually became a schoolteacher. In 1948 he was converted. He became very active in the East Af ... discuss

“Another great trial of our patience is, the triumph of the wicked enemies of the church, and that the saints are usually under their feet in sufferings and scorn. I spake before of persecution, ... discuss

Praise God for the baby, Jesus Christ, the Messiah and the new beginning He brought for all mankind.  Thank God that He was protected from death from evil persons, as a baby.  Thank God for ... discuss

(1658 - 15 February 1730) was an English clergyman born in Marton, Shropshire in 1656. He was educated at Oswestry School and Oxford University, where he earned a B.A. degree with All Souls College an ... discuss

Yesterday we celebrated the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, one of the most respected and admired presidents in the history of our nation. Lincoln’s greatness lay in his deep religious faith, his s ... discuss

Ajit Pai is a very worried commissioner at the FCC (Federal Communications Commission). Specifically, he is very critical about the Obama plan to regulate the internet, which will not be released to t ... discuss

For governments everywhere, taxes and regulations are like Lays Potato Chips – no one can eat just one. In part, of course, because governments’ appetite for taking our money and controlling o ... discuss

FEBRUARY 12–Police are investigating a Texas man for a series of road rage incidents, including one that was videotaped by a woman who last week was traveling with her four-year-old daughter when th ... discuss

"Make no mistake, abortion-on-demand is not a right granted by the Constitution. No serious scholar, including one disposed to agree with the Court's result, has argued that the framers of the Constit ... discuss

In 2010 my unborn daughter was diagnosed with a lethal birth anomaly. We continued our pregnancy, much to the consternation of our physicians, and she lived for almost two hours after birth. As the mo ... discuss

Canberra, Australia, Feb 13, 2015 / 12:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A report detailing the profoundly negative effects of the long-term detention of children seeking asylum in Australia has led Church lead ... discuss

 Though your sins be like scarlet, they may become white as snow; Though they be crimson red, they may become white as wool. If you are willing, and obey, you shall eat the good things of the la ... discuss

Dr. Bill Smith, Editor, ARRA News Service support this effort and has also signed the petition to "Protect Internet Freedom.  Please join the effort by signing the petion at one of the following ... discuss

One giant list of fiction to inspire them all and in the light to find them. Oh. Sorry. I've begun rereading the Lord of the Rings and it does show a bit! This is a huge list to be sure. But it has so ... discuss

Screenshot: President Obama at 2015 Prayer Breakfastby Phyllis Schlafly: President Barack Obama inserted a jarring note in his speech to the annual Prayer Breakfast by insulting Christians with an ina ... discuss

Utah reportedly has the longest abortion waiting period in the country.  In 2012 the Utah legislature extended the mandatory waiting period before abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours.  The executive ... discuss

It was just a few years ago that everyone was talking about hell. One disaffected Evangelical had decided to use his platform and popularity to question the very notion of hell, and, not surpr ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Feb 11, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An upcoming twenty-day Holy Land pilgrimage for priests and religious aims at being a renewal program to help them become more effective in ... discuss

BENJAMIN WRITES: I was reading through my history textbook and I ran across a part talking about “The Children’s Crusade.” It is one of the few times in history when teens tried to ... discuss

Contact: Jon Sorensen, 619-387-7200; Kerry Beck at kbeck@catholic.com SAN DIEGO, Feb. 9, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a controversial new book, historian Steve Weidenkopf challenges the widespre ... discuss

"A steady patriot of the world alone,"The friend of every country — but his own." George Canning's couplet about the Englishmen who professed love for all the world except their own native land co ... discuss

DISCLAIMER:  I am in no way questioning the validity of the Second Coming of Christ.  Jesus is returning to Earth to set up His eternal kingdom.  I am just debating the timeline and det ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan “A steady patriot of the world alone,“The friend of every country — but his own.”George Canning’s couplet about the Englishmen who professed love for all the world ex ... discuss

Babbitt I found this depressing, but you’re supposed to. It’s also funny if you like biting satire (I do). Reader Review: Sinclair Lewis’ 1922 novel/expose highlights the shallowness ... discuss

Yesterday I had the pleasure of visiting Albert Gibson in Belfast - with whom I'm pictured (right). Albert is the patriarch of the Gibson family, a family which has provided truly great pro-life leade ... discuss

Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)  By FR. ALFONSE NAZZARO After making the crossing to the other side of the sea, Jesus and his disciples came to land a ... discuss

Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSAfter making the crossing to the other side of the sea,Jesus and his disciples came to land at Gennesaretand t ... discuss

Contact: Jon Sorensen, 619-387-7200; Kerry Beck at kbeck@catholic.com SAN DIEGO, Feb. 9, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a controversial new book, historian Steve Weidenkopf challenges the widespre ... discuss

Praise God for the baby, Jesus Christ, the Messiah and the new beginning He brought for all mankind.  Thank God that He was protected from death from evil persons, as a baby.  Thank God for ... discuss

Maureen I’m sure you really meant to use the word LIAR after the word “Pathological” didn’t you? This whole report of how Willams handled this thing revolves around one word, L ... discuss

Were pro-abortion groups not to sue to block almost every pro-life law passed in the land, there would be no legal expense in defending them. But pro-abortion groups have brazenly turned their own ta ... discuss

How our favored myths can bring self-destruction. This will only state the obvious, which we are inclined to overlook. We search for enlightenment by looking far from where we happen to be. Thereby w ... discuss

Some of the most ruthless rulers of former generations were secularists and ardent atheists. Going all the way back to the days of the cruel and merciless Roman Emperor Nero, the brutal and the godles ... discuss

Getting Things Done with 100+ Instant Productivity Hacks! Includes Over 100 Productivity Tips to Help You Get Things Done Easier and Faster! And overcome procrastination with powerful habits! In this ... discuss

Media ReleaseMontreal, February 6, 2015 The citizen network Living with Dignity and the Physicians' Alliance against Euthanasia acknowledge today's ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada in Carter ... discuss

News Analysis Brethren, Peace be with you.I was listening with great interest to this news item at NPR, titled In 'Red Notice,' Success Draws Treachery, Tragedy In Putin's Russia. It is an interview o ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 6, 2015 / 02:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In view of the much anticipated encyclical on ecology, countries, agencies, and even industries are seeking papal support in advance of the 2015 ... discuss

Williams should be FIRED ASAP!…….PapaMikeT     by Kristinn Taylor With The Gateway Pundit on Thursday, February 5, 2015 Brian Williams with a US soldier (Daily Caller) The Brian Will ... discuss

The saints of the day for February 6 are St. Paul Miki and companions, martyrs.These twenty-six martyrs are sometimes called the martyrs of Nagasaki and the martyrs of Japan. St. Francis Xavier brough ... discuss

5 February, Old Testament Jacob was the third of the three great Hebrews given the title of patriarch, following his grandfather Abraham and his father Isaac. Jacob was the younger of the twin sons o ... discuss

There has been an unusual amount of public reflection from would-be GOP presidential candidates in recent weeks on the role of the federal courts in our republican system. In our latest essay, we arg ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason Is it just me? Or have you noticed how dark, dreary, and ominous things have gotten? Even here in America where the light of truth once shone brigh ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 4, 2015 / 07:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the number of deaths in Ukraine continue to rise amid escalating violence, Pope Francis has called the war “a scandal,” and urged ... discuss

Representative Issa, I have and do strongly support your efforts on behalf of we the citizenry; however, you and Congress, in the vernacular and being blunt but in all respect to your positions as a R ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Feb 3, 2015 / 04:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See’s delegation to the United Nations has warned that Christians face “extinction” in some regions of armed co ... discuss

Today, February 3, we commemorate St. Blaise, a physician and Bishop of Sebaste, Armenia in the 4th century. He lived in a cave on Mount Argeus and was a healer of men and animals. According to legend ... discuss

Amazon links are affiliate links. All listeings were free at the time I copied and pasted them to this post, but this changes sometimes. The Twenty-Fourth of June Midsummer’s Day Published in ... discuss

Text:  Mark 1:21-28Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Who knows how long this evil spirit had been attending the synagogue.  Had the evil spirit been ... discuss

First the deals: 1.99: When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics Blurb: Guidance for those deep coffeehouse conversations about God What do you say when someone raises tough objectio ... discuss

Before I explode, I must get this off my chest!Am getting mighty sick of States whining about lawless federal seizures of their real estate. Mighty sick!!!My advice to Alaskan politicians and citizens ... discuss

Washington finally shows signs of coming to grips with the importance of money to politics. This is not about mere campaign finance. Recently there was a breakthrough in bringing the money policy issu ... discuss

Praise God for the baby, Jesus Christ, the Messiah and the new beginning He brought for all mankind.  Thank God that He was protected from death from evil persons, as a baby.  Thank God for ... discuss

An article appeared in the Washington Times under the heading “Texas professor teaches students tea party akin to Nazi party.” A psychology professor (named Armstrong) at South Texas College drew ... discuss

There were several Irish saints named Aidan but this one seems to have been the most important. Son of Eithne and Sedna, chief of Connaught. He traveled to Kilmuine, Wales and became one of Saint Davi ... discuss

As he does every year, the CBC’s resident psychic, Wesley Smith, takes a look into his crystal ball (or whatever) and tells us what he sees happening in the world of bioethics in the coming year ... discuss

  “My uncle killed by sniper in WW2. We were taught snipers were cowards. Will shoot u in the back. Snipers aren’t heroes. And invaders r worse.” — Michael Moore “Hurt ... discuss

From: Edna Barney Subject: Major John Weir, 1650 VirginiaDate: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 15:09:24 -0500 This is just some food for thought. I have often wondered if the early WARE family of Virginia was conn ... discuss

"MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;">Rachel Thaysil Mathew EappenMay 8, 1924-Jan 29, 2014 Christian, Physician, wife , mother, grandmother ... discuss

Abuja, Nigeria, Jan 26, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Against the background of continuing attacks by radical Islamist group Boko Haram, bishops in Nigeria are appealing for military aid from Wes ... discuss

From the Funeral Sermon on Henry VII.FORASMUCH as this honourable audience now is here assembled to prosecute the funeral observances and ceremonies about this most noble prince late our king and sove ... discuss

-I remember how much I enjoyed watching Bush's SOTU Addresses.  I loved being able to blog about them and included lots of quotes.-Needless to say, it isn't any fun to watch Obama's.  My blo ... discuss

PRAYERS FOR THE CHURCH UNITY OCTAVEJanuary 18 through 25 Official Octave Prayer (to be recited daily)ANTIPHON: That they all may be one, as Thou, Father, in Me and I in Thee; that they also maybe one ... discuss

20 January, Old Testament Sarah, whose name means "princess," was wife (and half-sister) of Hebrew patriarch Abraham (Genesis 11:29; 20:12). In obedience to divine command (Genesis 12:1), she made the ... discuss

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

For information on today's feast, besides these Proper Prayers, please click here.INTROIT Behold, the Lord, the Ruler, is come. He has dominion over all, and in His hand is power and might. Ps. 71:2. ... discuss

Words can be so cruel and degrading. There was a time in the 19th Century when North American natives were commonly called "savages". The term was used to dehumanize first nations people in order to t ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Biosphere 2 sets on the Sonoran Desert near Tucson, Arizona, as something that does not belong there. It’s as big as two football fields and looks as if it landed from outer sp ... discuss

The CollectO GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “They mingled with the nations and adopted their ... discuss

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. It was for these inalienable rights that the American colonists declared their independence. It is also for these rights that millions have traveled to ... discuss

VIDEO: A 2008 performance of "March of the Kings" ("Marche Des Rois") by Nowell Sing We Clear (Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis and John Roberts) at Latchis Theater, Brattleboro, Vermont.+  ... discuss

Lot and his two daughters flee the destruction of SodomQuestion: "Why did Lot offer his virgin daughters to the Sodomites? Why wasn't Lot appointed a place with the Sodomites for such a horrible offer ... discuss

Credit:  www.pinterest.comI had an interesting run in with a Catholic blogger recently. The blogger is Paul Anthony Melanson and he has a blog entitled, "La Salette Journey." He wrote a post crit ... discuss

California used to be considered a national trendsetter. Let some cultural innovation catch on out there and supposedly it was only a matter of time before the required thought processes traveled nort ... discuss

The following is a chapter from a book by Elisabeth Elliot that richly blessed and encouraged me, so I wanted to pass it along, as I'm sure it will impact others with similar experiences as well..."If ... discuss

The Holy Innocents: that's the name traditional Catholic piety uses to refer to the children, 2 years and under, that Herod killed in Bethlehem, hoping by this to also kill the Christ Child. Eastern i ... discuss

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas! Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of the world, is born for us, born in Bethlehem of a Virgin, fulfilling the ancient prophecies. The Virgin’s name is ... discuss

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas!  Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of the world, is born for us, born in Bethlehem of a Virgin, fulfilling the ancient prophecies. The Virgin’s n ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 25, 2014 / 05:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Christmas “Urbi et Orbi” blessing Pope Francis prayed for all who suffer due to war and conflict, asking that the salvation o ... discuss

 THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD: MASS IN THE HOLY NIGHTST PETER'S BASILICA24 DECEMBER 2014"The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on the ... discuss

I won’t lie friends. My heart is heavy. The local and national events of the day trouble me in inexpressible ways.  I have seen and tasted the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living ... discuss

I suppose life is simpler when you're young, because the world itself is simpler. My dad used to say as much when I was little. Was the world really so complicated when I was young and he was older? I ... discuss

O Holy Night Click here to view the embedded video. O holy night, the stars are brightly shining; It is the night of the dear Savior’s birth! Long lay the world in sin and error pining, Til He appe ... discuss

Seems that standing up for Catholic orthodoxy is a no-no these days at Marquette University in Milwaukee. Well, it's a Jesuit school, after all, so who can be surprised?What's the beef? Marquette susp ... discuss

These familiar words of the Hail Mary, “Blessed is the fruit of your womb,\" bring feelings of peace and hope to my heart knowing that St. Elizabeth was speaking of Jesus!  It was from the wom ... discuss

Families across the Christian world are gathering for Christmas even now, with caravans of cars and planeloads of passengers headed to hearth and home. Christmas comes once again, filled with the joy, ... discuss

When we take how we treat the unborn and apply that standard consistently to any other group of people, it is shocking. I am not saying we should treat other people that way. What I am saying is this: ... discuss

Jason by Justus Miles Forman, about whom Wikipedia has this interesting entry: His only play, The Hyphen, appeared in 1915 but did not receive the success Forman expected. The Hyphen was a topical dra ... discuss

O Dayspring (alternately, Dawn of the East, Rising Dawn, etc.) Here follows the fifth of the seven O Antiphons, with Latin text and English translation, a Latin hymn stanza, and the English versifica ... discuss

I am no longer a Republican. John Boehner, Mitch McConnell and their Democrat-lite, RINO Republican establishment have seen to that. They have betrayed their own constituents. They have actively turne ... discuss

I cannot promise that all the titles below are really worthwhile books, but they should all give you something to think about.  They are older books which means the language and the syntax are more ... discuss

The following commentary written by a leader of the Ohio Liberty Movement and the Portage County Tea Party was emailed to me over the weekend. Tom Zawistowski is a fervent patriot who wants ... discuss

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iv> Standard Podcast [ 19 min. 41 sec. | 9.13 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 277 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

In an update to my posts on the topic, I also have these titles for sale.  Prices include shipping.  Please email me at acatholiclife[at]gmail[dot]com for more information or to order.T ... discuss

AN EXCLUSIVE FUN-FILLED RETROSPECTIVE ON THE IMMEDIATE WEEK PRECEDING DECEMBER 12 2014   (1) And this week’s gold medal for magazine fiction goes to: A ROLLING STONE (MAGAZINE STORY) GATHERS N ... discuss

...but Moses supposes erroneously.  That's a line from a song in a movie I wish I had seen instead of "Exodus: Gods and Kings" today. Since everyone else seems to be reviewing it I thought I woul ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Just now we’re going through another bitter Arizona winter with highs about 65 degrees. Outside my window the desert and the mountains look pretty much like they always do. Aft ... discuss

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

From Sun News Editorial FLAG OF ALBERTACredits: FILE PHOTO/Codie McLachlan/Edmonton Sun/QMI AgencyAlberta is the freest place in North America. So says the latest edition of Economic Freedom of N ... discuss

It is official.  The current government in Israel is dissolving.  An early election has been set for March 2015.  As one of the tens of millions of Evangelical Christians who stand fe ... discuss

Praise God for the baby, Jesus Christ, the Messiah and the new beginning He brought for all mankind.  Thank God that He was protected from death from evil persons, as a baby.  Thank God for ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Dec 4, 2014 / 02:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Franciscans in the Holy Land have launched a new project to bring together young people from different cultural and religious backgrounds to ... discuss

...are more receptive to chant than many adults give them credit for. These are second-graders, folks.St. Theresa Catholic School, Sugar Land, TX.emember the children's choir at my parish mostly sang ... discuss

Found this at www.SctrictlyScripture.com...The Akedah of Isaac fulfilled part 1Below is the only conversation recorded in Scripture between Abraham and Isaac and the conversation is quite interesting. ... discuss

Found this at www.StrictlyScripture.com in post titled The Akedah of Isaac fulfilled part 2In part 1 we saw that the figure of The Akedah of Isaac prophetically pictured The Akedah of Jesus. We learne ... discuss

Below is from Snopes.com is wrong about the center of the Bible part 2. I thought I would log this down as some interesting facts about most all versions of the Protestant Christian Bible.First, let ... discuss

The Pro Life movement is a cause that has a lot of support from young women on college (and even high school) campuses everywhere. Speaking their minds and supporting a Christian cause like this does ... discuss

This post was originally published in 2005, and is re-presented here. Happy Thanksgiving!The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) has republished an essay from the 1950s by economist ... discuss

By all accounts, several hundred thousand pro-abortion demonstrators rallied in the capital yesterday. I don't know about you, but I can't figure out what it is they're protesting. For most of the l ... discuss

Forgotten soldiers of Cyprus campaign will get memorial at lastAlmost 400 British servicemen killed by guerillas in Cyprus in the 1950s are finally to be honoured after Daily Telegraph readers helped ... discuss

Honoring Senator Kennedy: People who wish to honor Senator Kennedy are urged to line the motorcade route at the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, City Hall Plaza and the Boston CommonFrom Jim Moore's ... discuss

"WE ARE WHAT WE CHOOSE" By Amazon.com founder Jeff BezosFrom News at Princeton - 2010 Baccalaureate remarks"We are What We Choose"Remarks by Jeff Bezos, as delivered to the Class of 2010BaccalaureateM ... discuss

Today on Facebook, I posted a quote -- part of a pro-life campaign for the month of March. I just placed the quote for today in my "status" on Facebook. And people from both sides (I have alot of cons ... discuss

This is a more coherent recap & expansion on my earlier blog post on regulations, and why they undermine the Personhood of the unborn child -- "How We Compromise Ourselves."I do not question the well- ... discuss

Title: PORNDEMIC: How the Pornography Plague Affects You and What You Can Do About It.Author: Taryn Hodgson (with Dr. Peter Hammond and Christine McCafferty)Publisher: Christian Liberty BooksYear Pub ... discuss

coming up at St. Theresa's in Sugar Land.  Tuesday, October 22nd at 7:30pm, Dr. Kathryn Karges, MD, CFCMC, will speak about her special pro-life OB/GYN practice at S ... discuss

Over at the New York Times, Sam Tanenhaus has written a helpful analysis of the two major parties’ positions. Here is an excerpt, citing Michael Gerson: “The issues that have provided cons ... discuss

Roby Brock rudely breaks news on my turf today – internal Republican Party of Arkansas gossip. Who does he think he is – a professional journalist or something? Anyway, according to Roby, current ... discuss

By Brett HootonLast week Representative Jonathan Dismang (R-Beebe) had a bill, HB 1178, before the Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development Committee, which would protect the property rights of ... discuss

Here is the complete tally on the final vote last night in favor of establishing socialized medicine in this country.  RI’s Langevin and Kennedy, of course, both voted with the slim majority. ... discuss

Did President Obama not have any civil engineers on his staff? Or anywhere in his administration? It would appear not. All those "shovel-ready jobs" he talked about were public works projects. Well, t ... discuss

Pope John XXIII once observed that the world “must mature to the place that we will no longer tolerate war.” Surely many — if not yet all of us — would raise a loud “Here ... discuss

So many times, I am reminded that a big piece of this life is about trust.But our human nature, our fallen, human nature tends to question, doubt and take charge...with ourselves, with others, and wit ... discuss

How fitting that our Midwest has just undergone the Arctic Blast of the decade and this post is all about ice cubes.  Ok, well for anyone who reads regularly, we all know my style - it's never TH ... discuss

By far the most frequent and hysterical accusation we're seeing is that Mike Huckabee is perceived to be "soft" on illegal immigration. To help set the record straight on Mike Huckabee's position, we ... discuss

I am the Flagby Ruth Apperson RousI am the flag of the United States of America.I was born on June 14, 1777, in Philadelphia.There the Continental Congress adopted my stars and stripes as the national ... discuss

Across the West, Sheriffs have been pledging not to seize firearms. Ada County Sheriff Gary Raney sounds an entirely different tone in a Reader’s View in the Idaho Statesman. He writes: I did no ... discuss

This post is for my Canadian readers. Your favorite world cuisine can land you in their country of origin! Stouffers-panini is having a contest with daily and weekly prizes and a chance for one of thr ... discuss

Advent 1b, (November 30, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Mark 11:1–11) Sermon 11-30-14.mp3 TITLE: “Two Parades Into Jerusalem” Grace to you and p ... discuss

The CDC’s latest abortion data (2011) features some strikingly tragic statistics from New York City.  It continues to corroborate the contention that minorities are relegated to the status of l ... discuss

I took vacation days before the Thanksgiving break to enjoy an entire week of vacation. Enjoyment for me includes reading big and difficult books. This week I read the final installment of Rick Atkins ... discuss

Today in the Franciscan Calendar is the Feast of All Franciscan Saints.  In honor of this special Feast, let us pray the Litany of All Franciscan Saints.A Franciscan Litany of All SaintsLord, hav ... discuss

Found this at www.SctrictlyScripture.com...The Akedah of Isaac fulfilled part 1Below is the only conversation recorded in Scripture between Abraham and Isaac and the conversation is quite interesting. ... discuss

Found this at www.StrictlyScripture.com in post titled The Akedah of Isaac fulfilled part 2In part 1 we saw that the figure of The Akedah of Isaac prophetically pictured The Akedah of Jesus. We learne ... discuss

Below is from Snopes.com is wrong about the center of the Bible part 2. I thought I would log this down as some interesting facts about most all versions of the Protestant Christian Bible.First, let ... discuss




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