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Dear Brothers and Sisters, As you know, Priests for Life — and I personally — are plaintiffs right now in the US Supreme Court as we continue to resist the HHS mandate that tries to force ... discuss

When David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress released undercover videos documenting Planned Parenthood’s callous exploitation of the bodies of aborted babies, people were horrified. The P ... discuss

Yes, that is my actual face. lol. #AshTagHello, my dears. I hope your Ash Wednesday went well. I had a pretty packed day. A city inspector came to check our bathroom (which has remained gutted/undone ... discuss

Reposting this because, well, it's that time of year! Also the point about fasting from flesh is one that strikes me hard every time I think of it.From American Catholic:Abstinence forbids the use of ... discuss

...to Sr. Mariana de Jesus Torres in Quito, Ecuador.Two years after Sr. Mariana made her vows, God showed her a way to pray and meditate that would bring her quickly to sanctity. Each morning had its ... discuss

Photo courtesy of Free Images Every year, it's the same thing: "What am I going to do for forty days?"One year I wrote a letter to Lent.Another year, I made a Top Ten List of things to consider g ... discuss

New Haven, Conn., Feb 10, 2016 / 07:12 pm (CNA).- A gift of 40 dollars in Lent could help persecuted Christians and other refugees in the Middle East, thanks to the latest appeal from the Knights of C ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 10, 2016 / 10:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Ash Wednesday homily, Pope Francis said that Lent is the perfect time to let go of selfish and indifferent attitudes, returning to God wi ... discuss

By FATHER DWIGHT LONGENECKER | The exploits of the Desert Fathers make for some motivating Lenten reading. They were known for their extravagant personalities and extreme austerities. In the fo ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 10, 2016 / 06:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For Pope Francis, mercy isn’t just spiritual, but is something that ought to be expressed in concrete acts of service and in sharing one&# ... discuss

By Paul McCusker | As we enter the Lenten season, I’m experiencing a variety of my usual feelings about the season. One is similar to how I feel about a New Year and resolutions: a kind of ... discuss

Even now, says the LORD,return to me with your whole heart,with fasting, and weeping, and mourning;Rend your hearts, not your garments,and return to the LORD, your God.For gracious and merciful is he, ... discuss

The Lenten Season Begins The entire Christian life celebrates Christ's victorious Resurrection on Easter morning. However, from Christianity's earliest days, the actual Paschal season has received spe ... discuss

I have a long list of things I still have to do in preparation for tomorrow so please forgive any typos or grammatical errors since I'm rushing through this post. Simply put: I didn't have enough time ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — Priests who are good confessors must recognize their own sins in order to forgive and comfort penitents, Pope Francis said one day before the start of the ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 9, 2016 / 12:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Priests who are good confessors must recognize their own sins in order to forgive and comfort penitents, Pope Francis said one day before the sta ... discuss

Another big list that I've updated from last year.I'm a bit of a podcast junky as we all know. Here are some of my favorite faith podcasts which can prove helpful at Lent. To be fair, I tend to listen ... discuss

Contact: Andrew Walther, 203-824-5412, andrew.walther@kofc.org; Joseph Cullen, 203-415-9314, joseph.cullen@kofc.org; both with Knights of ColumbusNEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 9, 2016  -- The Knights of Co ... discuss

With Lent beginning tomorrow, February 9, on Ash Wednesday, it's time to take a look at some inspiring reading material to help us grow in holiness. Here are some suggestions:1. The Kiss of Jesus: How ... discuss

How do you know it’s Lent?It’s not so much by the ash mark on your forehead or fish marks on the calendar. Tradition tells us that Lent has three distinguishing marks: prayer, fasting and almsgivi ... discuss

Tweaked from last year. I'm never as interested in "Jesus" movies as I am in mainstream films with food for thought about sin, reparation, and redemption. These movies run the gamut so if you hav ... discuss

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A series of principles. “Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both fall into a pit? A disciple is not above his teacher, but every one when he is fully taught will be like his teache ... discuss

Specks, logs, planks, whole trees. “How can you say to another believer, ‘Friend, let me take the piece of sawdust out of your eye,’ when you don’t see the beam in your own ey ... discuss

Believe it or not, Lent starts next Wednesday, February 10!  It seems like only this week we were celebrating Candlemas and the presentation of the infant Jesus in the temple - well that's because we ... discuss

This is a huge list to be sure. But it has some of the most thought provoking books I know which can both entertain and inspire. It ranges from science fiction to mystery to Uncle Tom's Cabin. I ran t ... discuss

Remember the ice bucket challenge? Well, there's a new challenge out there -- the Stations of the Cross Workout Challenge for Lent. First they do the prayer and workout; then they challenge others to ... discuss

By STEVEN D. GREYDANUS | For this Jubilee Year of Mercy, in his Lenten message, Pope Francis reminded the faithful of his call, in the papal bull declaring the Year of Mercy, for this Lent to &# ... discuss

Fellow Pro-Lifer, As we continue in this election year, we are going to point out to our Priests for Life family the various ways we can become better informed about the candidates, and urge others to ... discuss

Last year I read The Lord by Romano Guardini during Lent and it was transformative. This year I don't have a big book like that in my sights. I do, however, have four small books I might cycle through ... discuss

Aleteia’s 2016 Guide to Lenten Reading – Aleteia.org div> ... discuss

What will convince the world, and - infinitely more importantly - what will convince us of the validity of our faith and all the truth she professes is not comfort, not the statement that "this will ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jan 30, 2016 / 04:03 am (CNA).- A group of Italy-based monks pray and work at their monastery at St. Benedict's birthplace. Now the fruits of their labors – Belgian-style beers R ... discuss

1.  2016 is off to a healthy start! I have been working out at the gym daily, have been eating healthier, and have already lost five pounds!2. Here is one example of the healthier meals I have be ... discuss

Dear Brothers and Sisters,   As we continue in this election year, we are going to point out to our Priests for Life family the various ways we can become better informed about the candidates, an ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 27, 2016 / 05:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis renewed his appeal for faithful to put the works of mercy into practice during the jubilee, urging them to open their ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — In his 2016 Lenten message, Pope Francis called the faithful to place special emphasis on the spiritual and corporal works of mercy this Lent, taking into ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 26, 2016 / 04:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his 2016 Lenten message, Pope Francis called the faithful to place special emphasis on the spiritual and corporal works of mercy this Lent, t ... discuss

Time for a gut check, really. For if the dead are not raised, then Christ has not been raised. If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins. Then those also who ... discuss

Lent begins early this year — February 10.We might as well begin thinking about what to read. These two are a good start.Between Midnight and Dawn: A Literary Guide to Prayer for Lent, Holy Week, an ... discuss

Know, dear brethren,that, as we have rejoiced at the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ,so by leave of God's mercywe announce to you also the joy of his Resurrection,who is our Savior.On the tenthday o ... discuss

The original title to this post was "2015: The Year This Nerd Survived!"... until I got to the end of the post and I realized how blessed I was during the year of crazy... because this year was crazin ... discuss

Question: "Now that the Christmas season has begun — in our secular society called the “holiday season” — there are parties held at workplaces. But we are fasting, and the celebration of the L ... discuss

Bosch's Christ Carrying the CrossThe Christological treatises in the Summa Theologica make excellent Lenten reading. If you are looking for something for the short time remaining in Holy Week, I recom ... discuss

Rarely does a Scripture leap out at me as powerfully as today's impromptu reading of Matthew's account of the Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane. In Matt 26:45, it reads, "So leaving them again, He wen ... discuss

Hello Friends: March 18th marks the half way point for the 40 Days for Life! This event takes place on a Wednesday evening at 6:30 outside of Planned Parenthood. We will pray from 6:30-7:30 at PP and ... discuss

As someone drawn to Dominican spirituality, and as a Thomist, I read “Meditations for Lent” every spring. It is a perfect Lenten reflection and meditation book. This past Sunday, we heard ... discuss

The Nativity fast (which is less strict than the Lenten fast) begins on Saturday, and I’ve personally found it helpful to meditate on the words of St. John of Kronstadt when preparing for it:“Fast ... discuss

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and I hope that it's true, because posting photos seems to be the only thing I have time to do right now. I can't believe I didn't post once during the en ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 23, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler When Shakespeare imagined what young King Henry V might have said before the Battle of Agincourt a century and a half before, he wrote one of the ... discuss

Not even two weeks in and I've fallen off the Lent wagon.  Sometimes, I think I focus my time and energy to ensure my kiddos are making their sacrifices and understanding this liturgical season ... discuss

Well, I'm rather dissappointed that my last few posts did not show up on my blog. I have been posting from my iPod, and using the Blogger app, but they never did show!Pope Benedict XVI, affectionately ... discuss

Are you feeling pressured to have your holiest, Sacrifice and prayer-filled Lenten Journey this year? Do you ever find that you start out on Ash Wednesday with your ashes on your forehead and so ma ... discuss

by Peter Baklinski PEMBROKE, Ontario, March 26, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The diocese of Pembroke, Ontario has decided once again not to sent any of this year’s Lenten collection to the Canadian C ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, March 13, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The bishops of Pennsylvania have asked the state’s 3 million Catholics to offer their Lenten fasts and prayer ... discuss

If you think I'm joking or have lost my marbles, that's a good indicator of how much what John Paul II called the 'contraceptive mentality' has a hold on us and on our culture. It is also an indicat ... discuss

by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman March 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (D&P), which is currently on a Lenten fundraising drive in Catholic churche ... discuss

by Steve Jalsevac Dear friend of life and family, It’s Lent. For many of our readers that means 40 days of fasting and sacrifice to prepare spiritually for the celebration of Christ’s resurrection ... discuss

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Reading the prophet Jeremiah from front to back has been a good lenten exercise. Jeremiah was a very penitential man who saw and spoke to conditions as they were, not as people wished them to be. Je ... discuss

Today is the beginning of Great Lent. Everyone should remember that their diet should be limited to plant products, fish, shellfish, and capybara.Capybaras have been accepted as Lenten fod since the 1 ... discuss

A week of weather contrasts:  56 degrees and rain Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 20 degrees and heavy snow today...just when my statuary in the garden thought they might lose their frozen blanke ... discuss

Here!  Here!  Thank you Bishop David Ricken for suspending your diocese's collection to the CCHD, which is funneling money to groups that support abortion and same-sex marriage!We could use ... discuss

1. Okay kids, it's February 2010. That's early-mid 2010, right? So why am I still waiting for the digitization of the 1901 Irish census? Hmmm? Can't Ireland get on this? *******2. Problem: Part of my ... discuss

(Editor's note: The following is the full interview with Sister Joan Chittister who is to deliver a Lenten mission for the Canada's National Catholic Broadcasting Council (NCBC), which airs the daily ... discuss

Catholic World NewsFebruary 04, 2010In his message for Lent, Pope Benedict XVI cautions against a purely secular approach to achieving justice in society.While Jesus "surely condemns the indifference ... discuss

» 02/04/2010 12:42VATICANIn his "Message for Lent”, Benedict XVI highlights how man must overcome the illusion of self" and “ the deep state of closure, which is the origin of injustice" to open ... discuss

Vale and worth. Value and worth. It's like I'm Yukon Sam (The dude in the Rudolph clay-mation movie)...I might as well sing it to the tune of "Silver and Gold" because it seems to be always on my mi ... discuss

I so wanted to post this by Ash Wednesday, and here we are ~ a day late.  There is always so much I want to say and so much I wish I could accomplish.I have been struggling with my own cross, my infe ... discuss




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