Topic: mankind

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: When Rachel Carson’s book, “Silent Spring”, was published, filled with totally false claims about DDT, the Environmental Protection Agency looked it over an ... discuss

One of the great differences between all the creatures God made on earth and mankind is the long period of dependency. Many creatures are up and out of the nest in a matter of a few months. Human offs ... discuss

I really don't mean to be a killjoy. I love the fact that millions of people are engaging in the latest "Ice Bucket Challenge" to elicit donations for finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Scler ... discuss

Most of us agree we should stand by our friends, and that we should keep our promises. However, the U.S. has a decidedly mixed record in doing this. I will look at that record, but the reason to reall ... discuss

Anthony Esolen’s book, 10 Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child, probably has the best cover of any book published in paperback. Despite the old proverb about judging books by their cove ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 128 Psalter: Tuesday, Week IV, 1129 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Tuesda ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 15:21-28Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.She was a dog.  Worse than a mere lap dog, but one of those yippy dogs that circles yo ... 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

By Katie Warner | What Schools Are Doing Right | “Since, therefore, the Catholic school can be such an aid to the fulfillment of the mission of the people of God and to the fostering o ... discuss

Question: "Was the whole world actually flooded in Noah's flood, or were just parts of it flooded? Does it matter? I went back to read the story but I wonder have the translations from the Greek been ... discuss

But Will You Recognize the Lion? "Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD." Deuteronomy 6:4 You might be surprised to realize how many Christians have splintered the image of God in their minds.& ... discuss

Many times, the Church paints an image of Jesus that is effeminate, weak, defeated, and docile; begging to be received by sinners.  Yet Scripture paints a different picture. It shows a God who is ... discuss

A number of Facebook posts have been coming out in the last few days about Chick-fil-a Holcombe catering an event at an abortion clinic in Houston.  This has no doubt caused a tremendous uproar, ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: “A greeting of peace from Muslim communities in my country: assalaamu alaykum”The speaker had what one might imagine, given his background, a better insight ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 14:22-33Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.Fear is an unpleasant emotion.  It is caused by the belief that someone or someth ... discuss

At first glance, the title of this essay seems a bit absurd. An assertion that the United States and Israel are alike is rather easy to refute. They are countries of vastly different size, geography ... 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

"Who will stop rulers from favoring, from even imposing upon their peoples, if they were to consider it necessary, the method of contraception which they judge to be most efficacious?" These are the ... discuss

by Jim Hoft with the Gateway Pundit on Friday, August 8, 2014 Dan Elder is running for US Representative in Missouri’s First Congressional District. Elder, a defense contractor, advanced Tuesday to ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 83 Psalter: Saturday, Week II, 922 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Saturd ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), the Irish poet and dramatist, wrote “Pray don't talk to me about the weather. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always ... discuss

This feast day reminds us that our end is God. Every person will finally and ultimately bow before the judgement seat of the Lord. With this in mind, may we give our selves, our souls and bodies, to b ... discuss

Last week, the House voted to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama in response to his postponement of the Obamacare employer mandate. In our latest essay, we argue that only a more direct confr ... discuss

First, to all Israelis, please accept my apologies for writing such a horrific headline but there is a point to be made to the rest of the world. Have you ever heard of an Israeli suicide bomber? Is ... discuss

Dear Readers, It was an abortion day Thursday July 31, 2014. Nine mothers heard our cry for mercy on the unborn victims being brought into the Building For Women for slaughter. We prayed and worshiped ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 827 Proper of Saints: 1271 Common of Pastors: 1769 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 798 ... discuss

Pat Archbold of Creative Minority Report recently did a post entitled, "Ditch The Sign of Peace or 'Take your stinking paws off me you darn dirty ape!'" [HERE]  Mr. Archbold, if you haven't ... 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

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

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

“You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come.” – Matthew 24:6 I’m not quite ready, just yet, to put ... discuss

I have suggested in previous writings that Hussein Obama is a closet Muslim, which translates to an adherent of Islam. Some would argue that this is incorrect and that he is simply a staunch supporte ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. “Above all, the common outcry, which is justly made on behalf of human rights – for example, the right to health, to home, to work, to family, to culture – is false a ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: In the same way Americans are discovering that the Cold War that was waged from the end of World War Two until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 is not ... discuss

Several years ago I bought a copy of a book called Medications and Mothers Milk: A Manual of Lactational Pharmacology (Medications and Mother’s Milk). (don’t run away if you’re not i ... discuss

One of the primary critiques of religion popular among New Atheists and secularists generally is that it is arrogant and close-minded for any group to claim a monopoly on Truth. The idea that a divine ... discuss

Ronald Reagan once said that great change starts at the dinner table. One Easter Sunday morning after the Vigil Mass, my family sat down to a beautiful yet simple brunch, still in our pajamas. It was ... discuss

The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.  A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence ... discuss

I saw this earlier and I was not going to blog about it. However, I felt lead to write something about it. The Story via The Christian News Network: PORTLAND, Ore. — A chapter of a nationally-re ... discuss

Benjamin Franklin and John Locke by Patrick L Booth, Contributing Author: Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter to Yale University his ideas about religion. It was widely circulated and its tenets wi ... discuss

Today, July 24, is the feast day of Saint Sharbel (Charbel) Makhlouf, a Maronite Catholic monk from Lebanon. Sharbel is known for his great devotion to contemplative prayer and has been called "the he ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Watching left-wing organizations lose their wits denouncing conservatives is always fun and particularly if you know one of their targets. In my case, that woul ... discuss

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

July 17th, besides being the Feast of St. Alexius (III Class), is dedicated to the Humility of the Blessed Virgin Mary in some parts of the world.The following is taken from Father Lawrence G. Lovasik ... discuss

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

Athenian Stranger: “Tell me, strangers, is a God or some man supposed to be the author of your Laws?” Cleinias: “A God, stranger; in very truth a God.” -Plato, Laws FROM TOLERATION TO FREEDOM ... discuss

Glenn Beck Video: Founding Fathers On Religion Glenn Beck is without a doubt the most influential historical propagandist of our time. Beck tiptoed through that while sprinkling sugar. Few of our lead ... discuss

One thing is for certain: we all find ourselves, either consciously or unconsciously, immersed in an ocean of turbulent societal anxiety. This is not the turmoil and anxiety caused by any one particul ... discuss

Terry Nelson of Abbey Roads and I have a friendly disagreement about the "pre pride" Mass which was celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi in Manhattan.  If you read this blog, you know that I was p ... discuss

Guide to Online Schools recently listed StreetWisePundit’s MadCast Radio Podcast the number one philosophy podcast! Thanks! The Top Five Streetwise Pundit. If, according to this site’s headline, ... discuss

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Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

Summer Leisure Reading: Some of these are the sorts of books I categorize under my Kindle as ‘Mama Reads.’ Because these are titlest that are free due to being in the public domain, they a ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

Previously, I began this series with an introduction to the issue, and a look at the differences between the Pre-Tribulational and the Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church. “RaptureR ... discuss

Holy Innocents Church, NYC, threatened with closureThere is now an update to the situation with Father Justin Wylie who gave a very controversial sermon at Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan. As Pat A ... discuss

Text: John 17:1-11In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Glory: it is a word that communicates beauty, splendor, majesty, and nobility. The word glory is typic ... discuss

John Shore is a sometime author, Huff-n-Puff blogger, and former "rabid anti-Christian" who claims to have become a Christian after hearing a cartoon voice in a rarely used supply closet at work.No, I ... discuss

Second Day:Today bring to Me THE SOULS OF PRIESTS AND RELIGIOUS, and immerse them in My unfathomable mercy. It was they who gave Me strength to endure My bitter Passion. Through them as through channe ... discuss

Second Day:Today bring to Me THE SOULS OF PRIESTS AND RELIGIOUS, and immerse them in My unfathomable mercy. It was they who gave Me strength to endure My bitter Passion. Through them as through channe ... discuss

Be Fruitful and Multiply – Noahic Covenant Date: 2348 BC – Year: 1656 – Ref: Gen 9:1-7; “1 And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill ... discuss

On Thursday, I was watching Bill O’Reilly, while working on some paperwork, and I heard him say: “I’m personally opposed to abortion because I’m Catholic, but in publ ... discuss

The Blessed Virgin Mary Compared to the Air We Breatheby Father Gerard Manley Hopkins, SJWild air, world-mothering air,Nestling me everywhere,That each eyelash or hairGirdles; goes home betwixtThe fle ... discuss

Image courtesy Mail&Guardian Once again, it is the moron silly season here in South Africa. Which means that we are in election season. Parties ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 16, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler In classical Latin culture, a Genius was a guiding spirit given to individuals from birth (gignere), enabling them to have special insights. It c ... discuss

Jedidiah Morse lived from 1761 to 1826. He authored many textbooks and was known as the "father of American geography." He was also the father of telegraphy pioneer and artist, Samuel Morse, who paint ... discuss

“It is one of the curious things in life that Christians have all too often neglected [freedom]. Purchased at such great cost, they have promptly looked for some new servitude. Even in the early ch ... discuss

Please consider my response below to Mark Harrington's status update the other day. I love Mark and consider him a great friend and there are few people in this world who have done so much to share ... discuss

David Huntwork by David M. Huntwork, Op-Ed: Time and time again I have been accused of being on the “wrong side of history” when it comes to the arguments over abortion and, especially, to so ... discuss

Is Vladimir Putin a paleoconservative? In the culture war for mankind's future, is he one of us? While such a question may be blasphemous in Western circles, consider the content of the Russian ... discuss

In my first post of this series I began by pointing out that what most people refer to this as “time management” is in fact “self-management.” It is a matter of making ourselves do wh ... discuss

In my first post of this series I began by pointing out that what most people refer to this as “time management” is in fact “self-management.” It is a matter of making ourselves do wh ... discuss

"Allah did not create man so that he could have fun. The aim of creation was for mankind to be put to the test through hardship and prayer. An Islamic regime must be serious in every field. There are ... discuss

The Sabbath in the Age to Come God created the Sabbath for mankind and there will yet come a time when all mankind will keep God's Sabbath. God created the Sabbath for mankind (Mark 2:27), and th ... discuss

I have spoken before about the many spiritual lessons I have learned from St. Joan of Arc but one that is very dear to me is how I learned to more fully celebrate Christmas because of St. Joan's own b ... discuss

Oh, my! This time of the year we often hear the strains of O Christmas Tree and O Holy Night playing on radios and in shopping malls. The Christian Church, however, is still officially in the prepar ... discuss

Text: Matthew 21:1-11Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Does it not seem odd that on the first day of Advent that our Gospel lesson for today was on Jesus comin ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenOur 21st century cultural landscape is littered with the casualties of the Sexual Revolution, even though if you’ve been listening exclusively to its propaganda arms, the m ... discuss

Bernini's baldocchino at St. Peter's Basilica.Photo by Ricardo Andre Frantz.Last Sunday, before Mass, I happened to open my 1962 Missal up to the Common of Saints, and my eye fell on these lines:  ... discuss

Everyone wants their own piece of creation. Land disputes are as old as the Bible itself (Genesis 13). At its crudest, this desire manifests itself as suburbia; little sections of land cordoned off fr ... 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

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

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

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: This is the sixth and final in a series of articles to explore the American Bishops’ Pastoral Letter, “Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan.” Read ... discuss

Introduction "So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, 'Simon, son of John, do you love (ἀγαπάω) Me more than these?' He said to Him, 'Yes, Lord; You know that I love (φ ... discuss

America Magazine ran an opinion piece on clericalism from a young monk who thinks his fellow young priests are too clericalist. That engendered some impassioned responses, which you can find linked at ... discuss

 Ma'loula, September 29, 2013Militants have destroyed the ancient Christian Church of Holy Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus in Ma'loula and have stolen or demolished its world-famous icons. A correspo ... discuss

Columbia University’s copy is not working at the time of this post, so it’s being republished here. — Text of Address by Alexander Solzhenitsyn at Harvard Class Day Afternoon Exercis ... discuss

Genesis 3:19-9 is the most tragic section in the whole Bible. It talks about the fall of Adam and Eve. In the text, Eve, who could be called the first enthusiast, departs from the quintessential ... 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 ... discuss

Without question, the most misunderstood person in the entire history of mankind is Jesus Christ. He was misunderstood at the time he lived when the religious leaders of the day called him a devil. Do ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I will never understand the kind of thinking behind a lie so big that it became an international fraud and swindle. I cannot understand why an international organiz ... 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

“for if Men are to be precluded from offering their Sentiments on a matter, which may involve the most serious and alarming consequences, that can invite the consideration of Mankind, reason is ... discuss

 T he Field of Flags had it beginnings eight years ago. As we read in previous bulletins, each of the 6,700+ flags represents a casualty in either the Iraq or Afghanistan war. About a year ago ... discuss

This week's story out of the University of Alabama about what apparently are racially segregated sororities and fraternities at that institution has left this bona fide and perhaps naive Yankee a bit ... discuss

Question: I have heard from both atheists and inquirers this question: how can we reconcile the idea of a loving God with the idea of an eternal hell? Wouldn't a loving God give those in hell another ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 14, 2013 / 01:19 pm (CNA).- On the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross, Pope Francis devoted his daily homily to considering both the bitterness of suffering and the beauty of sacrific ... discuss

By Fr. James V. Schall, S.J. The cover of Time recently featured the headline “The Childfree Life.” China has for some time enforced the “one child policy.” With this policy, children have no ... discuss

{1 Peter 2:11-17. John 16:16-22} In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Accounting Last Monday being Tax Day, no doubt, you felt relief. Relief because you had already ... discuss

28 August AD 430 Saint Augustine was one of the greatest of the Latin church fathers and was among the most significant influences in the formation of Western Christianity, including Lutheranism. He w ... 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

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Proper of Seasons: 155 Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 661 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 627 Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 712 Ev ... discuss

Ken Orr Spokesperson, Right to Life It is a very sad day for our community when members of the homosexual community are duped into playing out their belief that they now have marriage equalit ... discuss

Rimini, Italy, Aug 20, 2013 / 12:07 am (CNA).- Pope Francis welcomed the 34th Rimini Meeting, an annual gathering organized by the lay movement Communion and Liberation, by encouraging participants to ... discuss

American Idol debuted June 11, 2002 (Full disclosure: I had to look this up on Wikipedia [so you know it's true] because I’ve honest-to-goodness never watched an episode and I don’t say ... discuss

I normally stay far away from the political areas of the prolife "fight."  The main reason being that the most effective weapon I have in my arsenal is the fact that I am a postabortive woman, bu ... discuss

Evangelium Vitae Day, Rome, 17/6/13In a letter dated 6 August from Pope Francis to Brazilian families marking National Families Week, the Holy Father says:"In a particular way, faced with the culture ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D, a Catholic, is a clinical psychologist at the Thomas Aquinas Psychological Clinic in Encino, California. In 1992, he and two psychiatrists founded NARTH ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 68 Psalter: Wednesday, Week II, 855 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedne ... discuss

This feast day reminds us that our end is God. Every person will finally and ultimately bow before the judgement seat of the Lord. With this in mind, may we give our selves, our souls and bodies, to b ... discuss

Is Pope Francis' first encyclical, Lumen fidei, in line with Tradition? DICI examines the text and gives some conclusions.  The following is directly quoted from that source. Lumen f ... discuss

This time around, I thought I’d reply to some random questions from youth that I recently received. 1. What type of fish swallowed Jonah? The Bible doesn’t tell us. The Hebrew merely says “gre ... discuss

Why do command economies consistently fail? Because radical egalitarians, lofty in their disdain for free people enjoying an industrialized leverage on life, consistently fail to learn the lesson of t ... discuss

Degeneration vs. RegenerationI recently saw the graphic to the right, which has become a recurring theme in the world.  "Inside we're all the same", it claims.Notice that on the image, you have t ... discuss

ys, Literary, Moral and Philosophical by Benjamin Rush: A Defense of the Use of the Bible as a Schoolbook Addressed to the Rev. Jeremy Belknap, of Boston” (Part One of Five) Dear Sir, It is now sev ... discuss

{Genesis 1:26-31} In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Introduction Perhaps you’ve heard the old saw that goes like this. A man turned to his friend and said, “Do ... discuss

...he can't stand what the Church teaches. And he is 80 years old. Here is the full text of his letter. *** June 2013 TO : Family, Relatives, and Friends, Colleagues and Partners in Ministry, ... discuss

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD. (That is if you want to read Inferno of your own free will.)So I recently had the displeasure of reading Dan Brown's new novel, Inferno, because I heard it had transhuma ... discuss

Today, July 5, is the First Saturday of the Month. The First Saturday Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary was first mentioned by Our Lady of Fatima on July 13, 1917. After showing the three child ... discuss

Independence Day is actually July 2nd.  July 2, 1776 is the day the Continental Congress voted for independence from Great Britain -- a new birth of freedom.  July 4th is the day the text of ... discuss

Days of Confirmation"And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day t ... discuss

We have now come to the eleventh station of the Cross - Jesus is nailed to the cross.The following is a description from frugalsites.net about what it meant to be nailed to the cross:At the site of ex ... discuss

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons o ... discuss

O be careful little eyes what you seeO be careful little eyes what you seeThere's a Father up aboveAnd He's looking down in loveSo, be careful little eyes what you seeAs a child, I remember singing th ... discuss

Jerome Lejeune was born in France in 1926. Captivated at the age of 13 by Dr. Benassis, the hero of Balzac's novel 'The Country Doctor', he too wanted to become a country doctor, dedicated to the care ... discuss

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I awoke from what seemed like a dream…a morsel of the Sacred Host remained on my tongue.  It was like either an angel, maybe my guardian angel, had “fed” me Holy Communion, or it was Jesus, ... discuss

The First Amendment to the Constitution, which also applies to the states via incorporation into the Fourteenth Amendment, reads in its entirety:Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment ... discuss

I discovered this speech when a friend sent me a link from OrthodoxyToday.com. This is one of the most relevant and prophetic speeches concerning the dangers of modernism and secular humanism that I h ... discuss

"And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram's horn, and when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city s ... discuss

As unreliable as the MSM is in reporting on matters religious, religious bloggers and non-mainstream news outlets are almost as bad at reporting on what the MSM says about religion. Has anyone act ... discuss

I wrote a previous post on Horton's attempts to show TULIP in the church fathers. Someone recently asked me to comment on a list of patristic citations that are supposed to show the Limited ... discuss

Genesis 11:1-9 is the appointed reading for Pentecost in the One Year Lectionary and Year C of the Three Year cycle of readings. It tells of the confusion of tongues at Babel. Pentecost shows God und ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate Ascension of our Lord on Sunday please click on this link for Evening Prayer II for the Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vo ... discuss

class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> In this chapter God spells out which animals are clean and which ones are unclean. God says, in so many words, “You shall eat this…you ... discuss

The British are coming!  The British are coming!” For those of you who are not history buffs, these words were attributed to Paul Revere. From my understanding, he most likely did not shout the ... 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

{1 Peter 2:11-17. John 16:16-22} In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Accounting Last Monday being Tax Day, no doubt, you felt relief. Relief because you had already ... discuss

I have to start with two definitions.  Agape, divine, self sacrificing love for God and mankind and ProLife, supporting the culture of life.  What does that mean to me?  Those two words ... discuss

Whoever approaches the Fountain of Life on this day will be granted complete forgiveness of sins and punishment. (Diary 300)I want the image solemnly blessed on the first Sunday after Easter, and I wa ... discuss

Whoever approaches the Fountain of Life on this day will be granted complete forgiveness of sins and punishment. (Diary 300)I want the image solemnly blessed on the first Sunday after Easter, and I wa ... discuss

What Jesus promised to those who go to confession and receive Holy Communion on (or near) Divine Mercy Sunday:Our Lord Jesus said, "The soul that will go to Confession and receive Holy Communion shall ... discuss

Many years ago, Mother Teresa declared that the world’s greatest destroyer of peace is abortion. Though that’s the kind of statement we might expect from a nun, it’s a rather extrao ... discuss

Many years ago, Mother Teresa declared that the world’s greatest destroyer of peace is abortion. Though that’s the kind of statement we might expect from a nun, it’s a rather extrao ... discuss

Seventh Day:Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ESPECIALLY VENERATE AND GLORIFY MY MERCY,* and immerse them in My mercy. These souls sorrowed most over my Passion and entered most deeply into My spir ... discuss

Seventh Day:Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ESPECIALLY VENERATE AND GLORIFY MY MERCY,* and immerse them in My mercy. These souls sorrowed most over my Passion and entered most deeply into My spir ... discuss

Seventh DayToday bring to Me the Souls who especially venerate and glorify My Mercy*,and immerse them in My mercy. These souls sorrowed most over my Passion and entered most deeply into My spirit. The ... discuss

Excerpts from All the Audiences, Homilies, Letters, Messages, and Speeches of the New Holy Father, up until Easter Sunday "Pray for me and until we meet again. We will see each other soon. Tomorrow I ... discuss

Bl. Fra Angelico's fresco of the Resurrection of Christ and the women at the tomb at the Convento di San Marco in Florence, c. 1440....really risen, bodily and physically.  Not metaphorically, no ... discuss

Second Day"Today bring to Me the Souls of Priests and Religious,and immerse them in My unfathomable mercy. It was they who gave me strength to endure My bitter Passion. Through them as through channel ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan  “Not until I went to the churches of America and heard her pulpits aflame with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and power. America is great ... discuss

From an ancient homily for Holy SaturdayThe Lord's descent into the underworldSomething strange is happening – there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole ... discuss

Second Day:Today bring to Me THE SOULS OF PRIESTS AND RELIGIOUS, and immerse them in My unfathomable mercy. It was they who gave Me strength to endure My bitter Passion. Through them as through channe ... discuss

Second Day:Today bring to Me THE SOULS OF PRIESTS AND RELIGIOUS, and immerse them in My unfathomable mercy. It was they who gave Me strength to endure My bitter Passion. Through them as through channe ... discuss

First Day"Today bring to Me all mankind, especially all sinners,and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me." ... discuss

First Day:Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me. ... discuss

First Day:Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me. ... discuss

Before I get into that topic, which is, quite frankly, fascinating . . . In honor of Good Friday I am loading two of my all time favorite songs from Sandi Patty called "The Via Dolorosa" and "The Day ... discuss

In honor of Holy Week, and with tonight being the commonly accepted night of The Last Supper, I think it appropriate to discuss the topic of just WHO Jesus IS. Not "was", because He lives! H ... discuss

I thought, this being Holy Week, that it would be appropriate to give some insight about Passover from my very dear and recently departed friend, who was a father figure and spiritual mentor to me. He ... discuss

America is the only nation in the world that is founded on a creed. That creed is set forth with dogmatic and even theological lucidity in the Declaration of Independence; perhaps the only piece o ... discuss

God Bless Pope Francis....and Pope Benedict"The appearance of a new pope is a noisy affair. The great bells of St. Peter’s follow the white smoke; the cheering crowd of tens of thousands overflow th ... discuss

For the last decade, I’ve had a copy of Whatever Happened to the Human Race?  on my “pro-life” bookshelf, but I hadn’t actually read it until this past week—prompted by the death of ... discuss

For the last decade, I’ve had a copy of Whatever Happened to the Human Race?  on my “pro-life” bookshelf, but I hadn’t actually read it until this past week—prompted by the death of ... discuss

This pretend movie trailer is not in the least way funny. It is, frankly, sick. It is pure adulterated blasphemy of Jesus Christ, the Son of God and the Savior of mankind. For allowing Saturday N ... 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

A Meditation on Transfiguration, Lent, and Easter Today, Ash Wednesday, marks a time when those who follow a liturgical calendar of the Church year change seasons. From the time of Christmas (Jesus, ... discuss

There is an opinion piece over at Fox about how wonderful Ayn Rand is on this, her birthday.Before I point out the difficulties with these "3 crucial lessons," I want to say a few things about my own ... discuss

Over the weekend a good man died. Michael Schwartz passed into his eternal rest on Sunday February 3, 2013.  For those of us who have known this "happy warrior" as our friend Bob Morrison called ... discuss

(Click here for readings)Jesus began speaking in the synagogue, saying:  “Today this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.”  And all spoke highly of him and were amazed ... discuss

Today, January 31, the Church celebrates the life of St. John Bosco, priest and patron of youth.He was born in Piedmont, Italy of a peasant family, and he was brought up by his widowed mother. John be ... discuss

26 January AD 1915; transferred to 28 January* Matthias Loy (1828-1915) was born on 17 March to Matthias and Christina Loy, a pair of German immigrants. The family lived in near-poverty in Cumberland ... discuss

Thousands of faithful Episcopalians gathered in St. Louis, Missouri in 1977 and agreed upon the Affirmation of St. Louis, a document which expressed our commitment to the historic and biblical faith o ... 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

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

I have always heard that if you are going to teach something, you should teach what you are passionate about. I am passionate—more like adamant—about the eternal security of the believer. Or as St ... discuss

{Genesis 1:26-31} In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Introduction Perhaps you’ve heard the old saw that goes like this. A man turned to his friend and said, “Do ... discuss

 We should be witnesses of God's love for all mankind, most especially by celebrating life. After all, we are all made in the image and likeness of God, are we not? ~ Fra ChrisT div> ... discuss

"[N]o one in the world who prizes liberty and human rights can feel anything but a strong kinship with America. Yours is the one great nation in all of history that was founded on the precept of equal ... discuss

Introduction "So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, 'Simon, son of John, do you love (ἀγαπάω) Me more than these?' He said to Him, 'Yes, Lord; You know that I love (φ ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 641 Psalms and canticle from Evening Prayer II of Epiphany, 570 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 242 P ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 609 Psalter: Friday, Week II, 890 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday a ... discuss

As a Catholic looking at Modernity, provided that one is aware of the goings-on around him, the world can seem like a pretty messed up place. And it is. Original Sin has radically effected the state ... discuss

Anthony Watts reports January 3 on research suggesting that allegations regarding mankind's role in climate change are mostly hot air.  I look forward to a rational, nonemotional, scientific deba ... discuss

There are few New Year's resolutions that compare with Jonathan Edwards' list. At the dawn of 2013, I am happy to borrow the first one and try my best to live it out to the glory of God."Resolved, to ... discuss

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It’s been a beautiful day.  One of those cold, winter, overcast days where you can stand outside and smell the fresh air and then get whiffs of the fireplace smoke.  Smells and feels like wint ... discuss

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope that you are all having a wonderful, blessed day surrounded by your loved ones (whether they be family and/or friends).I know this past year has been incredibly diffic ... discuss

All the armies that have ever marched All the navies that have ever sailed All the parliaments that have ever sat All the kings that ever reigned put together Have not affected the life of mankind on ... discuss

Reposted from 25 December 2007 Complaints about people not knowing “the true meaning of Christmas” started this year in mid-October, as the first holiday advertising began. Most Christians ... discuss

Pope Benedict XVI has weighed in on a heated debate over gay marriage, criticising new concepts of the traditional family and warning that mankind itself was at stake. The Telegraph: "In the fight ... discuss

American Minute for December 25th:Download MP3   President John Quincy Adams stated in Newburyport, July 4, 1837:"In the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissol ... discuss

Lincoln, Neb., Dec 24, 2012 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Neb., says Christmas shows that God is truly with mankind despite the evils of the world, which means Christ ... discuss

Padre Pio's Christmas Meditation Appearing in volume four of the Italian-language edition of Padre Pio's letters, this essay was taken from Padre Pio's hand-written notebooks. Translated by Fra ... discuss

Benedict is pulling no punches. He is speaking plainly and frankly. What a refreshing change from the meely mouth slop we’re use to hearing. ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORDecember 23, 2012by Fr. George W. Rutler Christ will “gather the wheat into his barn, but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire” (Luke 3:17). St. Luke calls this “g ... 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

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 All from Proper of Seasons: 394 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 All from Proper of Seasons: 140 Evening Prayer I for the Solemnity of Chris ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 384 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1095 (Series III, Midafternoon) Midafternoon Prayer for Monday, ... discuss




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