Topic: mankind

20 December AD 1552 Financial and marital circumstances led Katharina von Bora's (b.1499) parents to place her in a convent when she was but a child of five. In 1515, she became a nun. Later, she and ... discuss

The Collect.O ALMIGHTY God, who hast committed to the hands of men the ministry of reconciliation; We humbly beseech thee, by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, to put it into the hearts of many to o ... discuss

“The Word became flesh” (John 1.14) is a central tenet of Christian truth. It’s what Christmas is about ─ not some little fat man in a red suit. Jesus is the Word that became flesh. The Incarn ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananThe celebrations in Havana and the sullen silence in Miami tell you all you need to know about who won this round with Castro’s Cuba.In JFK’s metaphor, Obama traded a horse ... discuss

19 December, Old Testament Adam was the first man, made in the image of God and given dominion over all the earth (Genesis 1:26). His name may be variously translated "earth," "dust," or "clay," all ... discuss

The Collect.O ALMIGHTY God, who hast committed to the hands of men the ministry of reconciliation; We humbly beseech thee, by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, to put it into the hearts of many to o ... discuss

Via jesse tree treasures on EtsyDecember 17:Wisdom that comest out of the mouth of the Most High, that reachest from one end to another, and orderest all things mightily and sweetly, come to teach us ... discuss

The Collect.O ALMIGHTY God, who hast committed to the hands of men the ministry of reconciliation; We humbly beseech thee, by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, to put it into the hearts of many to o ... discuss

 So Many Empty Chairs By Joleigh Little, Region Coordinator and Teens for Life Director, Wisconsin Right to Life Editor’s note. We are rapidly approaching the 42nd anniversary of t ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 13 min. 45 sec. | 6.42 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 284 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

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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

Defamation is complete when its pretensions can be used as its proof.   Some countries, parties, and leaders are anathema to our opinion makers. Not everyone nominated as a “Berserk Monster” ... discuss

Despite numerous efforts by our illustrious legal and academic professionals to use precedence and 1946 Rules of Procedure to alter or abolish the Natural Born Citizen requirement for the Oval Office ... discuss

Today's feast reminds that regardless of our state of life, our wealth or lack of wealth, our sex, education,  or even our age, we all have the opportunity to be of humble service to God. Juan Di ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 44 sec. | 7.32 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 237 Psalter: Thursday, We ... discuss

When outrageous becomes the norm, we've already breached that much touted tipping point; we've slipped into the realm of self-destruction.Despite the serial lawlessness and incremental foundational se ... discuss

“Sometimes it seems as though the difference between y'all and everyone else is that you think abortion is the only issue out there, and everything else stems from it. People like me think abortion ... 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

Text: Mark 1:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.This is the time of the year that the Christmas boxes come out of storage.  Yes, it is the time of year ... discuss

Today is the anniversary of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  The following day, President Roosevelt gave one of the great speeches of all time.  Here is my list of the greatest speeches of ... discuss

A Reading from Today’s Office of ReadingsA commentary on Isaiah by Eusebius of CaesareaA voice of one crying in the wildernessThe voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa gave his first advent homily to Pope Francis, touching on the biblical meaning of the word peace ̵ ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 18 min. 12 sec. | 8.46 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 190 Psalter: Saturday, We ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I receive Free Inquiry magazine monthly even though I never subscribed to it. The magazine is read by atheists who prefer to be called “humanists.” The Counci ... discuss

Christianity Today has assembled a thoughtful collection of observations by Evangelical leaders on the tragic death of Eric Garner. I encourage readers of the FRC blog to take a few moments and read t ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: The gap between reality and President Obama’s left-wing ideology was never more vivid than during television coverage of his statement about the grand jury decision in the Michael ... discuss

  “Mitosis”: a powerful pro-life film t ... discuss

From the (faux) Greek columns that set off his 2008 Democratic Party nomination speech to the latest attempt to provoke a Congressional Republican overreach, President Obama's political stagecraft see ... discuss

Wednesday of the First Week of Advent(Click here for readings) By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.In verdant pastures he gives me repose;Beside restful waters h ... 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

Charles Joseph Wotjtyła was born in 1920 in Wadowice, Poland. After his ordination to the priesthood and theological studies in Rome, he returned to his homeland and resumed various pastoral and ac ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.I've just finished reading three biographies on Abraham Lincoln, John Quincy Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. I even reread one about the elder John Adams to get "in sync" with ... discuss

They, Too, Are America - A Commentary by Bryan Kemper Langston Hughes wrote a poem entitled, \"I, Too\" in which he dreamed of a day when African Americans would not be shunned. This simple poem ... 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

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

Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and whereas both ... 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

Not everything Biblical is Christian, part 5. See part one, two, three, and four to catch up.Part one points out that the words of Satan recorded in the Bible are not Christian doctrine. Part two show ... discuss

Not everything Biblical is Christian, part 6. See part one, two, three, four, and five to catch up.Part one points out that the words of Satan recorded in the Bible are not Ch ... 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

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

Text:  Mark 11:1-10Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Over the last several weeks we have been hearing scripture passages that point us forward to the seco ... 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

Dear Community, May you have a Blessed Thanksgiving Day! We feel thankful for each and everyone of you praying with us! And so, our joy is even greater, for we are able to announce, after 18 months of ... discuss

Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and whereas both ... discuss

Text:  Luke 17:11-19Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.During this time of year millions of people are making trips to gather together with family and frie ... discuss

Happy Thanksgiving and God Bless!The ARRA News Service is not expected to publish articles on Thursday.  There is minimum expectations for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It is time for some R and R ... discuss

One voice can make such an incredible difference. Sometimes that line can sound almost like a platitude. But it’s a truth amply backed up by the Bible, and by history: somehow, amid all the din of ... discuss

Text: Matthew 25:31-46Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It will be a terrible sight to see for some eyes!  Yes, at the end of the age, eyes will see God ... 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

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 46 sec. | 7.34 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 827 Common of Sev ... discuss

Jesus, our God, Living Bread of Heaven,R:/ we adore You.
Jesus, our God, life and heart of the churchR:/ we adore You.
Jesus, our God, Radiant Mystery of FaithR:/ we adore You.
Jesus, our God, M ... discuss

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

A ... discuss

The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says matrimony isn't only a reality which plays a role in the Catholic Church and life, but also is important for all mankind. In an int ... discuss

-On August 13, 1961 East Germany began constructing the Berlin Wall which would separate East and West Germany for the next 28 years.-Thanks in part to President Ronald Reagan and other circumstances, ... discuss

So I stumbled across the Oatmeal’s smear of Catholicism, and of religion in general. One would think I would learn my lesson about stumbling. True to form, oatmeal done well can be a pleasant (albei ... 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

Once The United States of America is diminished, in all ways economic, geopolitical, and civilized, all the free-ride, free-love, free-everything bennies will begin to disappear, or at least stop bein ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.I've just finished reading three biographies on Abraham Lincoln, John Quincy Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. I even reread one about the elder John Adams to get "in sync" with ... discuss

Charles Joseph Wotjtyła was born in 1920 in Wadowice, Poland. After his ordination to the priesthood and theological studies in Rome, he returned to his homeland and resumed various pastoral and ac ... discuss

In 2011 I wrote a criticism of Jerry Coyne’s USA Todday article, “As  atheists know, you can be good without God.” My critique, “When Scientists make bad Ethicists,” attra ... discuss

"Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; While they behold your chaste conver ... discuss

None Dare Call it Murder Critics of Gospel street preachers often attack a straw man. They say that harsh confrontation at abortion centers is unloving – or that those who preach repentance fr ... discuss

Not everything Biblical is Christian, part 6. See part one, two, three, four, and five to catch up.Part one points out that the words of Satan recorded in the Bible are not Ch ... discuss

Thinking about artificial intelligence (AI) always puts me in a sci-fi state of mind. Robots running amok, enslaving or eliminating the human race, it’s all terrifying. Thankfully, this is just scie ... discuss

Not everything Biblical is Christian, part 5. See part one, two, three, and four to catch up.Part one points out that the words of Satan recorded in the Bible are not Christian doctrine. Part two show ... discuss

Text: Matthew 16:21-28Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.If the Apostle Peter would have gotten his way, you and I would be left in our sins and damn ... 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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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




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