Topic: master

THE BEHEADING OF AMERICAN JOURNALIST, JAMES FOLEY, BY THE COWARD ABU BAKR AL-BAGHDADI … AND THE COWARDLY RESPONSE OF AMERICA’S GOLFER-CHIEF, BARACK OBAMA So let’s try & get this straight. U. ... discuss

First... it's been several months since my last post. I didn't realize it was that long!Ah, life. May involved my oldest daughter graduating from college and a trip to California for that. June saw a ... discuss

Ten Thousand Places: Mother of the Star Without Setting: The Sons of Chaldea saw in the Virgin’s hands the One whose hands had fashioned men, and acknowledging him as the Master, although he had t.. ... discuss

My friend Dan and his wife Judy are missionaries with SIM in Ethiopia. Dan and Judy, a registered nurse, raised three wonderful children in the Seattle area, which is where we met. We served together ... discuss

Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta, also known as Saint Helena, Saint Helen, Helena Augusta or Helena of Constantinople (ca. 250 – ca. 330) she was married to the Roman general Constantius Chlorus, who bec ... discuss

The recent conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip has reignited debates about moral culpability, civilian casualties, and the actual history of the relationship between Israelis and Pales ... discuss

Donatello, St. Mark (1411-13)via Wikipedia... it also remains true that Italian sculptors, like those north of the Alps, were moving relentlessly in the same direction: the discovery and representatio ... discuss

“Frodo sighed and was asleep almost before the words were spoken. Sam struggled with his own weariness, and he took Frodo's hand; and there he sat silent till deep night fell. Then at last, to keep ... discuss

On the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are presented with two figures who are given keys. The first is Eliakim.  Eliakim was the secretary to Shebna the Master of King Hezekiah’s pala ... discuss

I don’t know what really happened, what the truth is, and I seriously doubt we’ll ever know the whole story but that ain’t the point of this post…..BLACKS always want to blame the police ... discuss

(April 11, 1836-August 18, 1918) was an American Anglican priest and theologian. He spent most of his career as a professor at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He is remembered on Au ... discuss

Not much to say when a master explains it all. Just read this.Although I will say I thought about and spoke about the very idea of true friendship over 20 years ago. ( Yes I am getting old.) ... discuss

This post is a collection of different kinds of prayer, ways to pray, devotions, sacramentals, etc.  It is by no means an exhaustive list, nor is the numbering in any way more than a simple way o ... discuss

Wordplay (2006 documentary)★★★★A thoroughly enjoyable look at crossword puzzles, both those who create them and those who solve them including Will Shortz of the New York Times and those who c ... discuss

"Very rarely did we communicate through the press anything that we didn't absolutely control," said Anita Dunn. "One of the reasons we did so many of the David Plouffe videos was not just for our supp ... discuss

By Simcha Fisher | What does the Church teach about suicide?  From the Catechism:  2280 Everyone is responsible for his life before God who has given it to him. It is God who re ... discuss

An episode of Robin of Sherwood, a delightfully dated 1980s Robin Hood television adaption, begins with a broad-bodied fellow laid in the dust, fending off the blows of a vicious little knot of robber ... discuss

This chapter in French Protestant history has haunted me since I learned of it. What troubles me most is the prolonged nature of the trial. When it comes to persecution, sharp but short can offer so ... discuss

It’s been a week or two since the last listing.  Every day I thought, “I should look up some free Kindle books,” and every day I ended up reading or watching a K-drama with that tim ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacis ... discuss

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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

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The Transfiguration of Jesus is an event reported by the Synoptic Gospels in which Jesus is transfigured upon a mountain (Matthew 17:1-9, Mark 9:2-8, Luke 9:28-36). Jesus becomes radiant, speaks with ... discuss

If you didn’t know what was going on inside pro-abortion world, the Huffington Post piece Planned Parenthood Executive VP Dawn Laguens posted on July 30 in response to the July 28 New York Times ... discuss

On the job front, my husband got a full time teaching position!! I know he’s relieved, but I was never worried. Oddly enough, in my long litany of faults worrying about our income and whether ... discuss

If you didn’t know what was going on inside pro-abortion world, the Huffington Post piece Planned Parenthood Executive VP Dawn Laguens posted on July 30 in response to the July 28 New York Ti ... discuss

Every Sunday I take Communion to eight Catholics at a local nursing home. All but one are seriously mentally incapacitated with either Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Several are often difficult and ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

by Michael Barone: “Pare down the parasitic fringe” of government. “Favor a gospel of work” instead of aristocratic entitlement. “Rationalize finance” and “reverse the Parkinson’s la ... discuss

Bismarck, N.D., Aug 1, 2014 / 02:22 pm (CNA).- The University of Mary in Bismarck, N.D., has teamed up with the National Catholic Bioethics Center to offer its students a master’s of science deg ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 1, 2014 / 08:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In honor of the feast commemorating the founder of their order, Pope Francis made a last minute phone call to the head of the Jesuit General Curi ... discuss

Christ in the House of Mary and Martha, Jan Vermeervia WikipediaToday is Saint Martha's feast day and I still have not written anything I like better about her than this piece, which I present again.I ... discuss

Luke 10:38 Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a woman named Martha  welcomed Him into her home. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord's feet, listen ... discuss

From the New York State Alliance for Arts Education Uncommon Approaches to the Common Core 2 August 12- 13, in Albany. Hear an inspiring keynote on inquiry-based learning from Barbara Stripling. Part ... discuss

Bits and pieces. Bits and pieces. People. People important to you, people unimportant to you cross your life, touch it with love and carelessness and move on. There are people who leave you and you b ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. From the moment Christ uttered His stunning doctrine on marriage 2,000 years ago, the Church has stood in unbroken witness to His teaching. Christ elevated marriage to a sacram ... discuss

When Obama stopped in at Master Lock in Milwaukee, Wisconsin last week, he was walking the plant and stopped to talk with a plant employee and looked up at the banner hanging on the wall and said to ... discuss

The rich, bored, white-trash first. Forget that he has the "right" (for now anyway) to do what he pleases with his possessions because he is fortunate enough to be born American - I assume. But one ... discuss

by Bethany Monk, CitizenLink : A Christian legal group submitted a Freedom of Information Act request this week after learning of IRS plan to investigate churches.This follows an IRS decision to settl ... discuss

Fr. Tom is always thought provoking. Here's an email he sent today with my comments in red. Remember, liberalism is a sin because it replaces God with man and His wisdom with big utopian ideas spawned ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

I have a dilemma. It has come unexpectedly although should have been anticipated from the inception of our residential care ministry tostreet children here, in The Philippines.I am a mother. It's my c ... discuss

Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGINThe disciples approached Jesus and said, “Why do you speak to them in parables?”He said to th ... discuss

'What Did Jesus Say? The Seven Messages From the Master' helps lead Christians back to the words of JesusContact: Helen Cook, 903-654-0938, helen.cook@primestarpublicity.com  SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2 ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jul 24, 2014 / 04:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With a national student loan debt of slightly more than $1 trillion, American colleges may have to start re-thinking the way they do business. ... discuss

I might post these once a week, I think, roughly coinciding with therapy appointments.  Or not. No promises (or threats).  We’ll see. I’ve tended to post updates the day after therapy be ... discuss

Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time(click here for readings)“A sower went out to sow.And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path,and birds came and ate it up.Some fell on rocky ... discuss

is mentioned in the Gospels as being among the women of Galilee who followed Jesus and His disciples, and who was present at His Crucifixion and Burial, and who went to the tomb on Easter Sunday to an ... discuss

Contact: Dr. Philip Jay, North Central Theological Seminary, 612-293-3801 MINNEAPOLIS, July 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christians and pastors interested in pursuing seminary education at the ... discuss

A young Naval Officer was in a terrible car accident, but due to the heroics of the hospital staff the only permanent injury was the loss of one ear. Since he wasn't physically impaired he remained in ... discuss

Download Link:  Click HereText:  Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.Like last week’s parable of the farmer and the diff ... discuss

This is one of the Pope's closest collaborators. For years he worked with the Vatican's Secretariat of State. In 2006, he was named a master of pontifical ceremonies. Things changed for this Argentini ... discuss

A comment from The Master of NoneFirst of all, pectoral crosses are worn INSIDE the chasuble. Secondly, he should've worn a chain, not a pectoral cross cord. Lastly, he denoted himself a cardinal ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 11:25-30Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.Are you tired?  Are you worn out?  Are you like an ox who is tired from the ... discuss

Happy birthday (on July 2nd) to my mother dear, my best friend in the world, and the person who I know will be there for me through anything and everything.We've had a wonderful day celebrating LIFE! ... discuss

Ladies and gentlemen; it is my conviction that we stand at the dawn of the golden age of pancakes.Humanity stands at the ready, plate and fork in hand, anticipating the challenges of a more glorious b ... discuss

Abortion Escorts at “Femcare” in Asheville by Mick Hunt Illusionists and stage magicians know the secret of misdirection.  They’ll focus your attention on something relatively unimporta ... discuss

Text: Matthew 10:5a, 21-33In the name of the Father, and of the  Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.You and I are not masters and teachers.  We are servants and disciples.  We are t ... discuss

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. So the childhood saying goes. But I found it to be hollow, when I was teased as a child. Names hurt. The ridicule of man has an ... discuss

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air – there’s the rub, the task.  ~ ... 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

The Star-Spangled Banner, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History.  by Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass & Diana Schaub, Intercollegiate Review: Can the American flag contribute to a ... discuss

Sometimes the connections below will seem a bit, um, whimsical, random, and loose.  Like loose tea leaves.  Or maybe more like what you’d find at a jumble sale where the books were sorted by a ... discuss

Northland International University (formerly Northland Baptist Bible College) just announced a formal partnership with The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. NIU President, Danie ... discuss

Justin Edwards has recently written a set of articles against us (and Russell Hunter in particular), claiming that "our teaching is deceptive" and that by it we put "the Body of Christ in imminent dan ... discuss

I say this every year, but that's just because it is always true. First is Easter, then is Christmas, then is ... my birthday!Some people ignore their birthdays or don't want much fuss made. Not me. E ... discuss

Do abolitionists put God in a box? Tony Miano seems to think so. In a recent blog article, Miano takes issue with a flowchart diagram recently shared from the AHA Facebook page. This is not the fir ... discuss

A painting of GOP incumbent Congressman John Kline with a pancake on his head, inspired by the classic film The Master Of Disguise ... discuss

Day 4: For PietyGod, Our Creator and Supreme Master, St. Dymphna served Thee with great zeal even in her childhood, by hearing Thy word with delight, by assisting at Holy Mass with fervent reverence, ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter(Click here for readings)  by Benedict Augustine  Jesus said to the crowds, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and who ... discuss

Discourtesy of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reasonand Science.New Atheists have a tendency to ask questions about Scripture and Christian belief they intend to be purely rhetorical but which rev ... discuss

This week, Holy Week, is the pinnacle of the commemoration and expression of our Catholic faith. The Paschal Mystery of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Vigil of Holy Saturday is the event ... discuss

The most dreaded implement of the Internet Inquisition:the comfy chair. (© 1970 Python (Monty) Pictures, Ltd.)That the accusations came in on a post dedicated to shoring up the tradition of worshipin ... discuss

T The investment of postulants with the scapular and cord takes place ordinarily twice a year at the monthly fraternity meeting of the Order. Only under special circumstances should private inves ... discuss

A young Christian contacted me about some spiritual battles they are facing.  They try to pray and cannot.  When they try to focus on the Lord, images of Satan come to mind.  Temptation ... discuss

Today at 16:57 Universal Time, the sun crossed the celestial equator.  That means the point on the earth where the center of the sun was directly overhead was on the equator; the sun reached zeni ... discuss

"But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God." I Corinthians 11:3 We know that the head of every man is Christ. ... discuss

***Spoilers Alert!*** So, Morgan Freeman's character Vitruvius (accent on "tru"; on the right in the picture below) revealed a prophesy in The Lego Movie that was pretty silly.Image source: http://3.b ... discuss

"O you poor and silly and thoughtless and unreflecting and senseless Galatians! Who has fascinated or bewitched or cast a spell over you, unto whom—right before your very eyes—Jesus Christ (the Me ... discuss

In a politically sensitive judgment, the Master of the Rolls, Sir John Dyson, has ruled that the High Court must investigate the political intervention by Boris Johnson banning a Christian advertiseme ... discuss

John Burger is a free-lance writer covering mostly topics in Catholicism. He holds a Master of Arts degree in English from Iowa State University and has worked as a reporter and editor at the National ... discuss

A Call for Unity Ecce quam bonum et quam iucundum... The division of the Traditional Catholic world was a master stroke by the enemies of the 1962 Missal and of the Roman Catechism. They have managed ... discuss

The biblical master narrative serves as a framework for the cognitive principles that allow the formation of an authentically Christian worldview. Many Christians rush to develop what they will call a ... discuss

A Call for Unity Ecce quam bonum et quam iucundum... The division of the Traditional Catholic world was a master stroke by the enemies of the 1962 Missal and of the Roman Catechism. They have managed ... discuss

The Nordic philosopher and priest Anders Chydenius (1729-1803) — the “Adam Smith of the North” — once asked: Would the Great Master, who adorns the valley with flowers and covers the cliff it ... discuss

The Nordic philosopher and priest Anders Chydenius (1729-1803) — the “Adam Smith of the North” — once asked:Would the Great Master, who adorns the valley with flowers and covers the cl ... discuss

Doug Kmiec has, apparently, gone off the deep end. Seriously, I got nothing. In fact, this latest cry for attention is ... well ... just sad:... Since he has returned, I’ve followed his curious post ... discuss

Ecce quam bonum et quam iucundum... The division of the Traditional Catholic world was a master stroke by the enemies of the 1962 Missal and of the Roman Catechism. They have managed to sow discord be ... discuss

by Hans Johnson Watch the reaction of a little girl meeting her father’s twin brother for the first time. It rivals those from Jack Benny, the master of the double take. You can hear mom burst o ... discuss

The March Hare with Alice, the Dormouse,and the Hatter from Alice’s Adventuresin Wonderland (Photo credit: Wikipedia) by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: One year ago, between the re-election ... discuss

Prayers please! Just got word that my baby sister is headed to the hospital in labor with my nephew. A Prayer to St. Gerard for Safe Delivery O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, p ... discuss

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina was an Italian layman who was born around 1525 at or near Rome, into a world in which most the greatest musicians and composers of Europe were clerics, and disproporti ... discuss

Henry Siddons Mowbray, The Magi, 1915Did you ever stop to consider the humility of the three wise men who paid homage to the Jesus? They are called kings, wise men and astrologers. We can deduce tha ... discuss

Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914)Some of the most worthwhile literature, both fiction and non-fiction, is that which leads us to other worthwhile literature.  I came upon something interesting ... discuss

Hussein Obama: Miss me yet? (It is virtually impossible to find anything on your vacation much less pictures Barack. It seems awfully strange that I can't even find pictures or videos captured by Mr. ... discuss

T Fra Chris Dickson, F.L.A.The Carmelite Monks of Wyoming Mystic Monk Coffee is roasted by the Carmelite Monks, a Roman Catholic monastery in the silence and solitude of the Rocky Mountains of n ... discuss

December 14th is the feast of St. John of the Cross, priest and doctor of the Church.St. John of the Cross (along with St. Teresa of Avila) is one of the founders of the Discalced Carmelites and today ... discuss

The have nots become the haves, fulfilling the goal of the Alinsky inspired community organizing program which has become Americas master plan. As the have nots rise to become the haves and the haves ... discuss

I just finished listening to the 2nd Sunday of Advent message from Pastor Brian Zahnd in St. Joseph Missouri. He was not speaking about the shortage of men in church. But what he spoke on got me think ... discuss

I am getting sick of all the so-called "conservative" Catholics and their dimwitted supporters in the comboxes lambasting Pope Francis for what he said in his recent Apostolic Exhortation.If any of th ... discuss

From Genesis 3:9-15, 20:After the man, Adam, had eaten of the tree, the Lord God called to the man and asked him, “Where are you?” He answered, “I heard you in the garden; but I was afraid, beca ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for December 3 is St. Francis Xavier.This saint, one of the Church's most illustrious missionaries, came from a noble Basque family in Spain. He studied at the University of Paris ... discuss

Clare Daly TDMatthew McCusker, one of the authors of SPUC's youth blog, has sent me kindly his reflections on eugenics and the pro-abortion campaign in Ireland, below: "In a recent blogpost Pat Buckle ... discuss

I've been having yet another discussion about Transubstantiation with a Protestant - a very good man and a very smart one. And I've been thinking of a way to explain it by analogy in terms that someon ... discuss

 St. Peter's Roman Catholic ChurchWith today’s solemn celebration for the First Sunday of Advent, the Church now begins anew the liturgical year.  In the words of Servant of God Archbish ... discuss

From Isaiah 2:1-5 NAB:This is what Isaiah, son of Amoz, saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. In days to come, The mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised ... 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

Yesterday, Today, and Always “Therefore, stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief ... discuss

All the cool kids these days are talking about the idea of “life as story.” This was the theme of Donald Miller’s 2011 book A Million Miles In A Thousand Years: How I Learned To Liv ... discuss

7 Quick Takes - Hosted at www.conversiondiary.com --- 1 ---I apologize that I have been horrible at blogging lately, I've been horrible at writing lately.  I feel as though I've been horrible a ... discuss

I went to see the Dale Chihuly exhibit at the Montreal Museum for Fine arts. Chihuly is a master glass artist. I love glasswork. I am also a big fan of Rene Lalique. Chihuly's ... discuss

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames—————Cathaoirleach, thank you for the opportunity to speak. I want to thank Senators Feargal Quinn and Mary Anne O’Brien for moving my Reasoned Amendment to this ... discuss

The below document provides a short answer to the latest claims that have been made by Minister James Reilly and supported by An Taoiseach and others in recent days and weeks.These claims are simply n ... discuss

In honor of the 496th anniversary of the Reformation, and as is annual tradition here at Echo Zoe, I give you the Reformation Polka, and all 95 of Luther’s Theses: Out of love and concern f ... discuss

Cross-posted from NLM: a concert performance of the Mozart Requiem will be sung by Westminster Cathedral Choir on Wednesday 13th November 2013 at 7.30pm. The full programme and details are below: ... discuss

I'm sure you've read the story of Andy Lopez, the 13 year old boy who was shot and killed by police for carrying a toy gun. I've been reading a lot of people's reactions and I thought I'd chime in wit ... 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

Christianity, before being a moral or an ethic, is the event of love, it is the acceptance of the Person of Jesus.Pope Benedict XVII love the Traditional Latin Mass, which in many circles defines me a ... discuss

INTROIT If Thou, O Lord, shalt observe iniquities; Lord, who shall endure it? for with Thee there is merciful forgiveness, O God of Israel. Ps. 129:1-2. Out of the depths have I cried to Th ... discuss

The Saints of the Day for October 16 are St. Hedwig and St. Margaret Mary Alacoque.St. Hedwig Hedwig was born in 1174 in Bavaria, the daughter of the Duke of Croatia. She was the maternal aunt of St. ... discuss

When Henry VIII of England died, he left three heirs: his son Edward and his two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth. Edward succeeded to the throne and was a staunch Anglican (or at least his advisors were ... discuss

 Heather Zichal Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The news on Monday, October 7th, included a notice that Heather Zichal would be leaving her White House job as Obama’s “top adviser on env ... discuss

Food stamps courtesy of Colorado Peak Politics. On Saturday, a routine backup test by Xerox crashed the food stamp EBT system.  For several hours, the EBT cards used to trade food stamps for food wou ... discuss

Sunday of the Twenty-Eighth Week In Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)As Jesus was entering a village, ten lepers met him.  They stood at a distance from him and raised their voices, saying, ... discuss

by Jean M. Heimann, M.S. TheologyOctober 1st is the feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, a saint who is very dear to my heart. Over the years, she has been a close friend and a powerful intercessor for ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On the conservative side of the political spectrum, we frequently refer to liberals as “low information voters”, a nice way of saying they are stupid. From their ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I have been trying to remember when there was so much anger between the Democrats and Republicans. Or maybe I should say between liberals and conservatives? Or mayb ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma Who could forget the thrill of being one of thousands, even millions, of young Catholics awaiting the arrival of Pope John Paul II to one of the many World Youth Days he attended? I ... 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

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Lexington, MISeptember 22nd, 201318th Sunday after PentecostLuke 16:1-15Grace mercy and peace....Today we come to a difficult Gospel reading.  I have to tell you ... discuss

A Teacher and Her Student Thessaly La Force, Vice The Robot and the Master Jonathan Pageau, Orthodox Arts Journal An Argument Against Christian Materialism on a Pro-Life View Alexander Pruss’ ... discuss

Pentecost 19, 2013 (September 22) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Luke 16:1–13 sermon 9-22-13 TITLE: “Nothing Left to Lose” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the L ... discuss

1). If you are a photographer who does not want to take pictures for a gay wedding, either submit to the gay mafia, or be put out of business: N.M. Supreme Court: Photographers Can't Refuse Gay Weddin ... discuss

We are called to be shrewd stewards And the master commended that dishonest steward for acting prudently. “For the children of this world are more prudent in dealing with their own generation than ... discuss

"And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?" Matthew 21:16Lord, I pray fo ... discuss

Scripture: Lectionary 441. Sept.13. I Timothy 1:1-2,12-14.  Psalm 16:1-2, 5,7-8, 11. Luke 6:39-42: Today’s Scriptures USCCB Video Reflection Saints of the Day Watch this video on YouTube. Morni ... discuss

Madrid, Spain, Sep 12, 2013 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church’s social doctrine is central for the life of the faithful, said a Spanish priest, and widespread ignorance of that doctrine is ... discuss

THE MAN FROM ISSACHAR An Address Delivered in the City of Washington, D.C. upon the inauguration of Russell D. Moore as President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern B ... discuss

Perry's Victory on Lake Erie by Currier and Ives.A copy of this print hangs in my bathroom.On this day 200 years ago - 10 September 1813, Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry, United States Navy, won ... discuss

I had an idea about this blog posting and decided to scrap it, as it sounded too angry. However, this story here, which comes via the LA Times, is about the human cost of war. Quote: One night her hus ... discuss

(Fox News) A 19-year Air Force veteran who was relieved of his duties because he disagreed with his openly gay commander over gay marriage is now facing a formal investigation after he told me his sto ... discuss

Via Breitbart: Updating our earlier report on Senior Master Sergeant Phillip Monk, a Christian serving in the Air Force whose unit is now commanded by a lesbian: according to Monk’s complaint file ... discuss

Wong Kar Wai’s latest film, The Grandmaster, is by turns elegant and frustrating, beautiful and hard to track, sumptuous and spartan. The Grandmaster chronicles the journey of Ip Man (Tony Leung), a ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. Recently I saw an ad for the “10 commandments of caring” on the internet. It was produced by the HCR Manor Care Company, which has rest homes around the country. While it i ... discuss

These are actually from last week but since I didn't post anything last week (and haven't for a week due to busy schedule and illness), I am using them for this week's post.1. You know how I love futb ... discuss

By Fr. Brian Thomas Becket Mullady, O.P. There are a number of philosophical theories about the origin of human society. There are two extreme positions. One is the Social Contract theory dear to Hobb ... discuss

The Life Institute has said that the Irish Times has reached a new low in misreporting on abortion by running a headline today which claimed that the first 'abortion' had been carried out under the pr ... discuss

Tweetby Catherine ShentonAbortion is not the only problem in the world. Ending abortion would not make the world perfect. There are countless worthwhile things to do with one’s life, the common thre ... discuss

Pope Francis allegedly performed and exorcism By now, many of you have probably heard about the “Pope Francis Exorcism“ that was caught on tape. The media is in such a frenzy over this tha ... discuss

Archbishop Piero Marini So, Damian Thompson of the Telegraph has a rather interesting, but troubling, report about some moves that may be in the works in the Vatican: I’m hearing horrible rumour ... discuss

Every now and then, mama has to purge her shelves to make room for new shiny things we hope to use (or furry things that like to stare at us). Secretly, most of the time we purge just because we coul ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY and merciful God, of whose only gift it cometh that thy faithful people do unto thee true and laudable service; Grant, we beseech thee, that we may so faithfully serve thee in thi ... 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

SAN ANTONIO –  A Christian legal organization has filed an equal opportunity military complaint after a Christian Air Force veteran was relieved of his duties and reassigned to another facility ... discuss

In its rush to vindicate Ireland’s recent abortion legislation, the Irish Times again misled its readers today by claiming that the nation’s “first abortion” had been carried out under the new ... discuss

Source.From #48: The Gnostics held that there are two kinds of faith: a crude, imperfect faith suited to the masses, which remained at the level of Jesus' flesh and the contemplation of his mysteries; ... 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

In honor of the 495th anniversary of the Reformation, I give you the Reformation Polka, and all 95 of Luther’s Theses: Out of love and concern for the truth, and with the object of elicitin ... discuss

Good news from St. Joseph Church bulletin: Dear parishioners and friends of St. Joseph Parish,In Advent of 2012, we introduced the Third Edition of the Roman Missal at our Parish Masses. This new ... discuss

Good news from St. Joseph Church bulletin: Dear parishioners and friends of St. Joseph Parish,In Advent of 2012, we introduced the Third Edition of the Roman Missal at our Parish Masses. This new ... discuss

On the feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, known in the Catholic world for being a master at the use of the media of his day to spread the Gospel, the LA Times published a piece about JP Catholic Universit ... discuss

"See that you are dressed for action and have lamps lit - be like men waiting for their master to return."Today the readings call us to a deep attitude of faith and trust in the providence of God and ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenPretty much everyone knows that JRR Tolkien was the pre-eminent fantasy writer of the past century, if not all time. His writing contains uniquely invented languages, epic ba ... discuss

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacist ... discuss

Sometimes I feel like I’m losing the battle against time. Hours or days will go by with me thinking, Where did my time go? Why can’t I complete my to-do lists? I often end up feeling depr ... 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

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOn July 31, 2013, the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) in Britain decided in the Nicklinson case that no exception would be crea ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORJuly 28, 2013by Fr. George W. Rutler My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,   At Noon on September 17, 2001, I became your Pastor, and at Noon on August 1 in this year of 2 ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma Thank goodness for the sexual revolution, right? Now women can be free—unfettered by the standards of morality and religion—and truly own their own sexuality. This is the underl ... discuss

This is big news in the stem cell arena. Scientists from China have reprogrammed adult mouse cells to a pluripotent state with a few chemicals. Previously, researchers used genes inserted into th ... discuss

By Don SimmonsI have long ago thrown away my last copy of "How To Win Friends and Influence People", as I have come to an understanding of Pro. 29:25, "The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts ... discuss

My dear Virginia,[Not her real name…her real name is Bessie. But gee, others have started essays like this and I couldn't resist.]First, know that God loves you very much. Second? So do I!It has tro ... discuss

://www.nlpg.com/i-am-ruth-a-story-of-loss-love-redemption" title="I Am Ruth"> “Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will go; And wherever yo ... discuss

The face of an angel: Servant of God Augustine Tolton (1854-1897).He hath put down the mighty from their seat, and hath exalted the humble.  Luke 1:52Augustine Tolton began life on a Missouri pla ... discuss

This morning, I awoke with a particular song on my heart, so I wanted to post it here.  When this song is sung in our church, there is such reverence for the Lord.  There is not a lot of lou ... discuss

In other Life news: My homestate of Missouri is threatening to bring back the gas chamber since they can't get their hands on the three-drug cocktail for lethal injection and they have a court case pe ... discuss

I begin to see that detachment is so hard because it deals strictly with reality and not the fakery stories we tell ourselves are reality.  We tell ourselves that this or that will make us happy, ... discuss

I went to see the Dale Chihuly exhibit at the Montreal Museum for Fine arts. Chihuly is a master glass artist. I love glasswork. I am also a big fan of Rene Lalique. Chihuly's ... discuss

Adapted from Mother's Day Sermon: May 8, 2011Associate Pastor Jeff RuddIntroduction: There has been enough said about mother’s over the years to fill an entire library. Everyone has their own idea o ... discuss

I was sitting in my home office working on some church "stuff" when my wife, who was resting downstairs, hollered and said someone knocked on the door.  I was a bit annoyed being bothered on a Sa ... discuss

Giancarlo Rastelli who died in 1970 at the age of 36, was a pioneer cardiac surgeon who developed a classification of atrioventricular canal (defects) and a novel surgical procedure that revolutioni ... discuss

So I am half way through! A scary thought, in 20 weeks I will be be able to hold my baby for the first time! Argh, I don't even know what babies need. Milk, warmth and love, right?! Hopefully the hubb ... discuss

My King, my Love, my Joy!  Swell my heart, Beloved with You Love.  You are love, my King.  You are all peace and all contentment.  You hold me fast to you bussom, I am under Your c ... 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

Today is the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.  It is also referred to as Corpus Christi. St. Michael's and Sacred Heart parishes will process with Jesus Christ in the Most Bless ... discuss

My friend Lisa Graas agrees with Fox News Commentator Megan Kelly that it is a major cultural shift. Over half of these women are, as you would expect, single moms who are not getting enough ... discuss

The day started out like most.  Out of bed.  Shower.  Eat breakfast.  It started like most days, but this day would be unlike any other day… After maneuvering through the race day traffic, ... discuss

There is growing advocacy among the intelligentsia that denies free will--one of the morally relevant traits in our natures that make us exceptional--claiming instead that our behavior is predete ... 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

Toledo, Ohio, May 10, 2013 / 04:22 pm (CNA).- Father Scott R. Carroll, ordained a priest of the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio, on May 8, died of cancer two days later, May 10, after battling the disease for ... discuss

One of the common arguments for the limited atonement is that the members of the Trinity have the same goal and purpose and therefore the Son would not die for those whom the Father did not elect ... discuss

Rolley Haggard has written four articles about what the churches and Christians should do to end abortion.  The following articles appeared in BreakPoint: Excerpts: We Could End Abortion 'O ... discuss

This series, the angry, bloody God of the Bible? begins here. This post jumps right into the data from Jesus. Jesus told his disciples that by seeing him, they've seen the Father. He is God. The sa ... discuss

We had a serious discussion prior to getting married, my Hero Husband and I.  I was determined to not marry someone who even believed divorce was an option.  So I put my beloved to the t ... discuss

Even if you are Christian who is not even open to considering the full inclusion of homosexuals into the life of your church, you can still learn something from Pastor Sandra Turnbull's book, God's Ga ... discuss

Officer Steve Ermis and his supervisor Sergeant Minnicks of the Temple Police Dept in TX, have really stepped in it. They arrested Army Master Sgt. Christopher J. Grisham who was on a 10 mile hike wi ... discuss

. . . It Is THE Mission of the Church. Image courtesy of Fletcher's Blog. by Rollie Haggard: Now that I have your attention, permit me to explain. There's an ongoing debate in Reformed and Evange ... discuss




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