Topic: missionary

 “Alive Inside” and the power of music to arouse the elderly A touching documentary asks why so many elderly have been abandoned in dehumanising nursing homes. By Michael Cook Cari ... discuss

The Third World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New Communities began in Rome today. Organized by the Pontifical Council for the Laity, the meeting is a response to the appeal for missionary conve ... discuss

November 18th is the optional memorial of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne.Saint Rose was born on August 29, 1769 at Grenoble, France to a family of wealth and political connections. When she was eight ye ... discuss

. . . Islam's Cancer, Ebola Claims Another Doctor, and Rob Portman's Delusionsby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Obama's Delusions - The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) issued ano ... discuss

The sloping 450 meter long grass airstrip clinging to the side of a mountain disappeared behind us along with the Mangao aid post. Our 20 minute flight back home took us over lush green rivers, valle ... discuss

I just heard about this over the weekend and when I first heard of it I kind of rolled my eyes in the back of my head. It seems like all the anti-food documentaries and what not have been infultrating ... discuss

“The story of Harriet Newell is an illustration of a broken life. Listening to the cries of the perishing and to the call of duty—she sailed away as a missionary. She had in her heart a great ... discuss

These are the stories that caught our attention this week: 1. Texting is Ok, But not Praying Chase Windebank, a high school senior at Pine Creek High School, and the group of Christian students he’ ... discuss

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2014 / 10:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Meeting in Baltimore for their annual fall meeting, the U.S. bishops have selected their choices for delegates to next year’s Synod on t ... discuss

14 November AD 565 Justinian, Christian Ruler and Confessor of Christ, was emperor of the East from A.D. 527 to 565, during the time of decline of the Roman Empire. Aided by his beautiful and capable ... discuss

  St. Didacus by Francisco de Zurbarán1955 Calendar (Semidouble): November 13Today is the Feast of St. Didacus.  While most people are not aware, the City of San Diego, CA is named after St ... discuss

Nov 13 - Homily: St. Cabrini and Culture of Life Fr. Alan on the life St. Frances Xavier Cabrini who was a missionary nun to the Americas only one hundred years ago. He focuses on her virginity whi ... discuss

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, commonly known as "Mother Cabrini", was the first American citizen to be canonized a saint. Born in Lombardy, Italy in 1850, (one of thirteen children), she founded the Mis ... discuss

  Common Core cutting into gym time: But not so fast! All classes must become standardized under the Common Core national education curriculum guidelines. And that means kids should expect a fair ... discuss

Not only is it Veteran's day today, but it is the memorial of St. Martin of Tours, a soldier in the "Army of God" who is the patron saint of soldiers.Saint Martin was born to pagan parents in Hungary. ... discuss

Doctor Returned to Liberia to Care for Dr. Rick Sacra and Serve as Administrator and Much-Needed Physician at SIM's ELWA Hospital   Contact: Palmer Holt, 704-662-2569, PHolt@InChristCommunications.c ... discuss

Baltimore, Md., Nov 10, 2014 / 02:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In responding to crises faced by modern families, the Church must work to restore hope and confidence that the call of the Gospel can be lived ... discuss

Doctor Returned to Liberia to Care for Dr. Rick Sacra and Serve as Administrator and Much-Needed Physician at SIM's ELWA Hospital   Contact: Palmer Holt, 704-662-2569, PHolt@InChristCommunications.c ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. During the last Synod on the family, readers found the word “change” used a number of times by the Bishops and the Pope himself. What is involved here? The history of the C ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Nov 9, 2014 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Angelo Scola holds that pontifical universities are the ideal place where issues at stake in the Synod of Bishops – which will disc ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 8, 2014 / 12:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a meeting with members of the Italian Adult Catholic Scouting Movement, Pope Francis stressed the “educative mission” of the famil ... discuss

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Amazon’s Big Deal is back—they have a long list of books on sale across all categories. A few Kindle deals that may interest you include Einstein, God, and the Bible by Ray Comfort ... discuss

Earlier this week I attended a wonderful lecture by Cardinal Müller, the Prefect of the CDF. It was a rhetorically beautiful lecture in an Augustinian style, repeating im ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Nov 7, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Caritas officials have urged that in facing the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, efforts should be focused on keeping Catholic clinics open because ... discuss

(c. 658 – November 7, 739) was a Northumbrian missionary, known as the "Apostle to the Frisians" in the modern Netherlands. He became the first Bishop of Utrecht and died at Echternach, Luxembourg.P ... discuss

I have started reading Greg Mills’ book, “Why Africa is Poor: and what Africans can do about it.” It is a very insightful book and I would like to give you some quotes from the book. “The way ... discuss

The New Testament book of Acts tells us that Saul’s persecutions scattered the church throughout Judea and Samaria. Saul later converted to Christianity, on his way to Damascus to eradicate Chri ... discuss

TOTUS TUUS SUMMER MISSIONARY Youth Ministry, FT TempDiocese of Lexington (Lexington, KY)The Diocese of Lexington is seeking four college-aged men and women who love Jesus and the Catholic Church to le ... discuss

Watch the video and how the ABS-CBN reporter insinuates that after just a year in office, Pope Francis contributed to the increase in priestly ordinations in the country.http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/vid ... discuss

2 Corinthians 8 "8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you and a'salaam aleikum!William Kirkpatrick over at the Catholic World Report asks the following question Are We Losing the Apologetics War with Islam? in light of recent lone ... discuss

Here are a few new Kindle deals: Spurgeon’s Calvinism by Stephen McCaskell ($2.99); Visit the Sick, Prepare Them to Shepherd, & Conduct Gospel-Centered Funerals by Brian Croft ($2.9 ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 29, 2014 / 07:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the publication of a new text by Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari in 'La Repubblica' suggesting that Pope Francis believes in relat ... discuss

was born at Hurstpierpoint in Sussex, England, on 3 September 1847. A poor scholar, he left school at fifteen to work in his father's Brighton counting house. At twenty-one, Hannington decided to purs ... discuss

The Red Redmaynesby Eden Phillpotts This is a post WW1 mystery, written in the so-called golden age of mystery stories. Set in Britain. Things as They Are Mission Work in Southern India Here is a re ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 26, 2014 / 12:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an audience with members of an international Marian movement, Pope Francis warned that the sacrament of marriage has been reduced to a mere a ... discuss

-- Roman Rite - XXX Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year A - October 26, 2014  Ex 22.21-27; Ps 18; 1 Thes 1.5-10; Mt 22, 34-40  Ambrosian Rite - Sunday after the Dedication - 'The missionary ... discuss

He wanted to follow Jesus. He wanted to be close to Jesus. He wanted to live a life of radical obedience. But Jesus told him to stay, not to go. Do not follow me. The man had been oppress ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Anthony Mary Claret -- a favorite saint that my husband introduced me to about twenty years ago when he gave a teaching on this incredible man of God. I don't think I have ev ... discuss

Father Angel: (and if you're on Tumblr, you need to follow him)The kind of person who does not understand that he is a slum priest, and believes his outreach to gays, divorced and remarried, single pa ... discuss

ASPAC 2015 Committee Members pose with Father Boquet, Dr. Brian Clowes and Dr. Ligaya Acosta Missionary work, though a privilege, can be exhaustive, but time is of the essence as Dr. Ligaya Acosta, HL ... discuss

Sunday, October 26thWar on HumanityHOUR 1:Top issues of the week: Ebola & ISISPlus, one front in the war on humanity…Dr. William Wagner, author of “Pluralism – How Islam Plans to Change the ... discuss

18 October, New Testament Saint Luke the Evangelist was a physician (Colossians 4:14) and a companion of St. Paul on some of his missionary journeys (see Acts 16:10ff; 20:5ff; 27-28). Material found ... discuss

17 October AD 107 St. Ignatius was the bishop of Antioch in Syria (near contemporary Antakya, Turkey) at the beginning of the second century AD and an early Christian martyr. Antioch was a port on th ... discuss

“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”The Words Of Jesus Christ (Mark 2:17)“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, ... discuss

Countless times abolitionists have been told that we have no right to call Christians who are members of other churches to repent of abortion apathy, because it somehow disobeys the biblical struc ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

Credit:  www.pinterest.comThe only way to advance rapidly in the path of love is to remain always very little. That is what I did, and now I can sing with our holy Father, St. John of the Cross: ... discuss

Recently leaked Church documents confirm that in the last Papal elections, Cardinal Bergoglio (Pope Francis)was originally not the Cardinals' first choice. The first choice  was, interesting ... discuss

Credit:  sites.google.comMost of us read "Catcher In The Rye" by JD Salinger at some point in our adolescence. I think I was 16 when I read it. It has become a classic American novel. It has m ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

In an ominous development Wednesday night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest level alert for a response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, even as reports came in indi ... 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

Recently, I've read and heard a good bit of scrutiny of short-term mission trips.  This could be because it's summertime in the US and many of my friends, or  the children of my friends, are ... discuss

My hero Hitch. I hope you are dying well today Christopher. Christopher Hitchens joined Book TV for a three hour interview on Sunday, September 2. Mr. Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair ... 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

In the troubled and violent Dark Ages in Northern Europe, monasteries served as inns, orphanages, centers of learning, and even as fortresses. The light of civilization flickered dimly and might have ... discuss

There is a lot of shifting going on in our lives right now.   Our two amazing biological children left us and went back to America.We took one of our Mercy House boys back to his foster fami ... discuss

When my dad's brother died in 2004, he had been the Irish Augustinian with the longest tenure as a missionary in Australia.  Yet, that 30 years did not even constitute half of his 70 year priesth ... discuss

Over the course of the re-ignition of abolition in America, some defections were expected, some betrayals anticipated. When abolitionists first came on the scene with a Gospel-centered worldview an ... discuss

SermonSt. Paul Lutheran Church, Havelock, NCThe Third Sunday of EasterLuke 24:13-35The Road to Emmaus. One of those Bible stories that captures our imagination. It actually happened ON Easter Sunday ... discuss

Happy Easter! The Christian world feels like this: ...because we've just come through Lent, Holy Week, the Sacred Triduum and the Easter Vigil.I love the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursda ... discuss

 This photo was taken back in the states at my friend Anthione's birthday party.   There was a lot more of me to love.This was taken last week at a restaurant outside Mall of Asia with ... discuss

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10 February, New Testament Saint Paul chose Silas, a leader in the church at Jerusalem, to accompany him on his second missionary journey from Antioch to Asia Minor and Macedonia (Acts 15:40). Silas, ... discuss

In my recent Apostolic Exhortation on the Joy of the Gospel, I stressed the missionary dimension of Christian discipleship, which needs to be evident in the lives of individuals and in the workings of ... discuss

(Reuters) A former missionary who admitted taking pornographic photos of children while working with a tribe in the Amazon region of Brazil was sentenced on Tuesday to 58 years in a U.S. prison. Warre ... discuss

Students for Life of Illinois has 2 job openings. If you are passionately pro-life and want to work with a great team to save children and women from abortion, then see below. Events and Communication ... discuss

This post is likely going to be a little disjointed and will most certainly NOT satisfy a reader who has come here looking for a ministry update.I often struggle with how much to share on the blog. In ... discuss

On January 29, a global prayer drive will be held from Rome to Beirut for the safe return of the Italian missionary kidnapped in Syria. His abduction is shrouded in mystery and there is no news of the ... discuss

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the murder of the Australian missionary and his two sons, killed by Hindu radicals. The president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) reflects on ... discuss

Sister Bertilla Capra is a missionary of the Immaculate Conception, a female congregation associated with the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME). She has run the Vimala Dermatological Ce ... discuss

For over 50 years, the Church's presence in this region of Central Java has been "insignificant." Now, a renewed commitment in favour of active witness begins with a new pastoral centre, backed by a w ... discuss

In his message for the 48th World Day of Social Communications Francis writes that the media can facilitate the culture of encounter and be "close" to others. The Church also walks the digital "street ... discuss

American pastor and missionary Thomas (Tom) Randall has been imprisoned in Manila, Philippines on allegations that an orphanage he and his wife founded in the country has been operating as a front for ... discuss

PYONGYANG, North Korea – Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Pyongyang on Monday, an American missionary sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea pleaded for U.S. intervention ... discuss

Christian missionary Kenneth Bae, held in North Korea for more than a year, pleads for his release. Obama will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican. And some Orthodox Jewish girls get the green light ... discuss

American pastor and missionary Thomas (Tom) Randall has been imprisoned in Manila, Philippines on allegations that an orphanage he and his wife founded in the country has been operating as a front for ... discuss

By ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — During his general audience, Pope Francis continued his reflections on the Sacrament of Baptism, emphasizing that we are called to use the gra ... discuss

”It’s not my fault. I’m sorry. I just want to do some good stuff, that’s all I want to do.” – Basketball star Dennis Rodman, apologizing for not being able to free imprisoned U.S. ... discuss

(RNS) At the end of his fourth trip to North Korea over the past 12 months, Rodman said, "I'm sorry that I couldn't do anything," when asked if had raised Christian missionary Kenneth Bae's case with ... discuss

Fr. Sebastiano D'Ambra, PIME missionary in Zamboanga (Mindanao ) greets Archbishop Quevedo’s appointment as a great opportunity for reconciliation between Christians and Muslims. The Archbishop of C ... discuss

Retired basketball Hall of Fame legend Dennis Rodman has apologized for his rant this week on CNN’s New Day, where he was asked if during his visit to North Korea he would be a voice for an Amer ... discuss

Retired U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman said in a published statement on Thursday that he had been drinking when he suggested that an American jailed by North Korea was himself to blame f ... discuss

BEIJING (RNS) Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized to the family of missionary Kenneth Bae for comments Tuesday in a CNN interview that appeared to blame Bae for being jailed inside North Korea.Th ... discuss

During an interview this week on CNN’s New Day with Chris Cuomo, retired basketball hall of fame legend Dennis Rodman went wild when asked if he would use his current visit to North Korea to req ... discuss

A kidnapped French missionary priest who assisted Nigerian refugees in Cameroon has been released following six weeks in captivity, Agence France-Presse reported. Boko Haram, the ... Original PostingR ... discuss

Advent is a good time to meditate on The Visitation. It was Mother Teresa's favorite mystery of the rosary because, she said, Mary was the first missionary of charity hurrying to see her elderly cousi ... 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

Pope FrancisPope Francis never does anything in a small way. Everything he does and says is meant to shake us up and force us to stop and reflect on what he says, all done in an effort to bring the w ... discuss

The Saints of the Day for November 23 are St. Clement I, St. Columban and Bl. Miguel Pro.St. ClementSt. Clement I of Rome (92-101) was one of the first popes; according to St. Ireneus, he was the thir ... discuss

When it comes to understanding the Bible, context is extremely important. Dr. Currid has provided a very distilled, but excellent introduction to the ancient Near Eastern (ANE) world that the Jewish ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | VATICAN CITY — An Argentinian priest, sent as a missionary to Japan, remembers fondly the spiritual direction he received from Father Jorge Mario Bergoglio and the way ... discuss

foundationlife.netPope Francis told families to "keep the faith", not by being "defensive", but by being warn and open to others. He also called on them to recite the Lord's Prayer and Rosary as a fam ... 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

Our next Christian philanthropist, William Colgate, founded a company that has placed a well-known product in many of our homes even today—Colgate toothpaste. Born in Kent, England in 1783 to Rober ... discuss

FROM THE PASTOROctober 20, 2013by Fr. George W. Rutler It is astonishing how the saints have dealt with challenges and difficulties similar to ours, regardless of differences in their cultures. Cons ... discuss

foundationlife.netThe Key to the Missionary’s Work (2) "He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world" —1 John 2:2 The ... discuss

Good news! The Taliban have agreed to release the 19 Korean hostages they have been holding hostage. I've just seen this reported on Al Jazeera TV, which said that the Korean govt. agreed to withdraw ... discuss

On Sunday, October 13, the first public screening of the English language version of the documentary film, Archbishop Lefebvre: The Documentary, will be given as the conclusion of the Angelus Press ... discuss

foundationlife.netThe mother of jailed U.S. missionary Kenneth Bae has arrived in North Korea to visit her ailing son, who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in May on charges of state subversion ... discuss

Text:  Habbakuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4Theme:  “Waiting... in Faith”The Twentieth Sunday after PentecostLWML Sunday; St. John’s Lutheran Church, Racine, WIOctober 6th, 2013One of our common “fi ... 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

Saint Remigius (French Saint Rémi or Saint Rémy), Bishop of Rheims, Apostle of the Franks, (c. 437–533) effected the conversion to Christianity of Clovis, King of the Franks, at Christmas, 496, on ... discuss

The Sacred Heart Fathers' mission station in Bouar in the north of the Central African Republic was attacked by Islamist rebels last Friday. Sources in the country told Catholic charity Aid to the ... discuss

St. Michael and All Angels - MatinsTrinity Lutheran Church, New Haven, MOSeptember 29th, 2013Revelation 12:7-12Grace, mercy and peace.... Introductions, etc...Today we observe an unusual day in the ch ... discuss

The Neocatechumenal Way recently finished a gathering of seminarians in Italy, which saw the participation of 357 new seminarians from around the world. During the event, the establishment of seven n ... discuss

Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sep 24, 2013 / 04:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A group which aims to foster a missionary spirit among children celebrated the 25th anniversary of its establishment in the Archdiocese of ... discuss

The Missionary’s Goal "He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . . . ’" —Luke 18:31 In our natural life our ambitions change ... discuss

Financial Times: Symbols of Christianity are scattered around Lahore, a legacy of British missionary zeal in Pakistan’s second-biggest city. But this coda to colonial times was jerked into a more vi ... discuss

I had the pleasant opportunity to review two children’s books from Christian Focus Publications this week. The first is Rainforest Adventures by Horace Banner and the second, Antarctic Adventure ... discuss

I often use this blog as a place to think through questions that have been perplexing me or ideas that just need some reflection. I don’t really know what I think or what I believe until I ... discuss

b. at Maestricht between 633 and 638; d. at Liège, between 698 and 701. His parents, who belonged to the nobility, gave him a very religious education, and chose as his preceptor St. Landoaldus, prie ... discuss

The idea of an atheist church has left some faithful scratching their heads, but the phenomenon of non-believers coalescing in “worship” environments is on the rise. And if you’re do ... discuss

(traditionally 4th-5th century) is a Christian saint first mentioned in the 8th century as being an early missionary among the Pictish peoples of what is now Scotland. For this reason he is known as t ... discuss

I hope you'll indulge me a bit here.     This is one of those "fighting to get out of me" posts but it has little to do with The Bartimaeus Project or our specific work here in The ... discuss

Alexander Crummell was born in New York City in 1819, and wished to study for the priesthood, but received many rebuffs because he was black. He was ordained in the Diocese of Massachusets in 1844, wh ... discuss

Mission FestivalGrace Lutheran Church, Strasburg, ILLuke 24:44-53September 8th, 2013“Another Missions Sermon”Grace and peace to you...  an honor to share the Word of God with you on this Sund ... discuss

From: rapa/s&rm Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2013 Subject: How the Apostles DiedThis has been around before.  It needs to go around again.  NOT MANY KNOW THIS, TAKE TIME TO READ THIS, ... discuss

Luke 14:1-14Pentecost 15September 1st, 2013Christ the King and Redeemer Lutheran Churches, Racine, WISinful pride.  Selfish, sinful pride.  This is one way of describing what Jesus observed ... discuss

Saint Ignatius College Prep is a private, coeducational Jesuit high school located in Chicago, Illinois. The school was founded in Chicago in 1869 by Fr. Arnold Damen, S.J., a Belgian missionary to th ... discuss

also known as Ruan, Ronan, and Ruadan, was a brother of Tudwal of Treguier.Tradition says he was educated in Britain - probably Wales - but that he later accompanied St. Breaca on her return from Irel ... 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

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE (Reuters) - The United States will send its North Korean human rights envoy to Pyongyang this week to seek the release of an imprisoned and ailing U.S. Christian missionary, the Sta ... discuss

MEDIA COORDINATOR Public Relations, FT EmployeeMissionary Benedictine Sisters of Norfolk (Nebraska) USA (Norfolk, NE)The Media Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating key communications funct ... discuss

For some ego maniac like, Celdran, that hurts. And then you can see the whining go on. Actually, when I saw this photo, I was not surprised at all. Publicity whore will remain publicity whor ... discuss

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It was to be a very special Sunday service this weekend at Calvary Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas. But the action of one man has left parts of the church i ... discuss

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Aug 16 - Homily: St. Stephen King and Missionary Fr. Joachim on the feast day of St. Stephen preaches on the life of this king of Hungary who collaborated with the Christian missionaries to convert ... discuss

Nagoya, Japan, Aug 13, 2013 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Feast of the Assumption is an important celebration for Catholicism in Japan because of its link to both death and eternal life, according ... discuss

An Interview with Sidewalk Evangelist John Barros By John Barros What is nicer than seeing police knock down doors and haul out evidence at Orlando Women’s Center abortion mill? The sheriff ... discuss

Dear Friends: It has been several weeks since our last e-mail update as we have been literally all over the planet for weeks now proclaiming the pro-life message and fighting abortion. From California ... discuss

Ulan Bator, Mongolia, Aug 8, 2013 / 12:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Consolata Missionaries have been in Mongolia for ten years, evangelizing a people searching for God and helping improve their lives i ... discuss

San Antonio, Texas, Aug 7, 2013 / 05:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The New Evangelization's biggest stumbling block is the reluctance of individual Catholics to themselves be converted by the faith, accordi ... discuss

Yesterday I shared the first part of an interview with Paul Washer. I asked him about the people and the books that have most influenced him, about “The Shocking Youth Message,” about his ... discuss

Tweetby Alanna GomezA person should consider their life well spent if they have made some substantial contribution to helping others. We consider people to be heroic when they have done something outs ... discuss

I always found the phrase "Let Go and Let God" to be the worst kind of cliche. It sounds great on a bumper sticker but upon closer analysis, it is just plain old rotten theology.  Who am I to "LE ... discuss

25 July, New Testament James, son of Zebedee, and his brother John were among Our Lord's twelve disciples. Together with Peter, these two were privileged to behold the Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1; M ... discuss

 It seems months since our family turned the key and opened the door to our beautiful home in The Philippines! In reality, we have not even been here two full weeks.It seems weeks since I've had ... discuss

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Sermon – St. John's Lutheran Church, Beloit, WIPentecost 7cJuly 7th, 2013Luke 10:1-20Your pastor and I had a funny little conversation about my visit here, and the readings for this Sunday. Being a ... discuss

Sermon – Easter 5 – Acts 11:1-18Grace and Trinity Lutheran Churches, Bear Creek, WI"The Same Gift - Repentance that Leads to Life!"We turn our attention to the reading from Acts. I don'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

The Third Sunday of EasterActs 9:1-22Peace Lutheran Church, McMurray, PA“The Chief of Sinners; The Greatest Missionary” It is fitting, perhaps, to host a missionary visit on this Sunday in w ... discuss

Vatican Pavilion for the first time at the Venice Biennale - "2.8 million euros thrown out of the window" At the Venice Biennale, which from 1 June takes place for the 55th time, for the first ti ... discuss

Students for Life of Illinois has 2 job openings available. If you are passionately pro-life and want to work with some great co-workers to save lives see below. Director of Operations In your role as ... 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

Just so you know: I hold green beer to be an outrage, the defilement of an innocent pilsner that hadn’t done anyone harm (yet). I wait for the Church to add it to the list of sins crying out to H ... discuss

was an Irish monk, trained at Iona in Scotland, who Succeeded Saint Aidan as governor of the Church in Northumbria and became Bishop of Lindisfarne from 651 until 661. Originally from Ireland, he foun ... discuss

Sermon – Epiphany 5 – Luke 4:31-44 Trinity Lutheran Church, Menasha, WI “The Purpose Driven Savior” What's your purpose? Why are you here? I don't mean why are you here this morning – alt ... 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

Sermon – 2nd Sunday after Epiphany – John 2:1-11 St. John's Lutheran Church, Random Lake, WI “The Bridegroom at the Wedding” “Who is this guy?” That's perhaps the main question of the Ep ... discuss

I’m quite late this year in compiling my list of the top books I read or reviewed this past year. Better late than never! There were many great books that came across my desk, and I couldn’ ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, one of my favorite saints. She is the founder of the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame, who were my teachers in both elementary and high school. ... discuss

was a Presbyterian missionary, responsible for spreading Christianity in Nigeria and ending many horrific practices among several tribes including infanticide and human sacrifice.Born in Scotland in 1 ... discuss

“The Huron Carol” (aka “Jesous Ahatonhia” or “Jesus He Is Born”) is Canada's oldest Christmas song, written in 1643 by Saint Jean de Brébeuf, a Jesuit missionary living amidst the Huron n ... discuss

Sermon – Advent 4 – Luke 1:39-45Grace Lutheran Church, Racine, WI“The Visitation”Dear friends in Christ, it's good to be here this morning with my favorite congregation. Since I ende ... discuss

In Uganda, as in most parts of Africa, the culture is one in which life is respected and family is at the center. But like most of Africa, the culture is under constant attack from outside forces pres ... discuss

I was reading Joan's Blog from Rome (she comments on EWTN and Catholic radio) and noticed this comment, and realized that even the Pope gets edited."I remember one of the first times that Benedict XVI ... discuss

Born a prince, the son of a king of Brittany; his mother was Azenor, princess of Brest, France. Legend says that his mother was set adrift in a cask, and that Budoc was born at sea with Saint Brigid o ... discuss

Trinity Lutheran Church, Beloit, WIDecember 5th, 2012Midweek Advent Divine ServiceMatthew 6:25-34“The future in faith” Introductions, etc...Today's Gospel reading includes Jesus' familiar ... discuss

The following is Part 7 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addre ... discuss

(17 July 1829 – 2 December 1910) was an Episcopalian missionary to China and Japan and later bishop. His saint's day on the Anglican calendar is 2 December.Moore was born in Richmond, Virginia, and ... discuss

No, it is not the parasite Sandra Fluke. -- rfh From: lope Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2012 Subject: Woman of the year? lass=WordSection1> I don�t usually forward polit ... discuss

Born to the third century Roman nobility. Missionary to Gaul, the Pyrenees, and the Iberian peninsula. Worked with Saint Papoul. He converted many, including the farmer now known as Saint Honestus who ... discuss

I was browsing today and came upon a letter written to Christians from the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper.As Christians around the world celebrate Assumption Day, I am delighted to extend my ... discuss

Between the arrival of the first Portuguese missionary in 1533, through the Dominicans and then the Jesuit missions of the 17th century, the politically inspired persecutions of the 19th century, and ... discuss

I met Jacob for coffee this week. He didn’t look a day older than when I first met him as a University of Virginia undergraduate fourteen years ago. Jacob was then a sharp Washington intern and I en ... discuss

Pentecost 24, November 11th, 2012St. John's Lutheran Church, North Prairie, WIMark 12:38-44“What's With this Widow?” Introductions, etc...What's with this widow? Jesus watches the scene ... discuss

14 November AD 565 Justinian, Christian Ruler and Confessor of Christ, was emperor of the East from A.D. 527 to 565, during the time of decline of the Roman Empire. Aided by his beautiful and capable ... discuss

MemorialNovember 13thImage SourceSt. Frances Xavier Cabrini, commonly known as "Mother Cabrini", was the first American citizen to be canonized a saint. Born in Lombardy, Italy in 1850, (one of t ... discuss

(c. 658 – November 7, 739) was a Northumbrian missionary, known as the "Apostle to the Frisians" in the modern Netherlands. He became the first Bishop of Utrecht and died at Echternach, Luxembourg.P ... discuss

was born at Hurstpierpoint in Sussex, England, on 3 September 1847. A poor scholar, he left school at fifteen to work in his father's Brighton counting house. At twenty-one, Hannington decided to purs ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Oct 28, 2012 / 08:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Oct. 31, though best known as the Vigil of the Solemnity of All Saints (All Hallows’ Eve) in the Western church, is also the liturgical f ... discuss

Brothers and sisters, “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 1:7). Before returning to our particular Churches, we, Bishops of the whole world gath ... discuss

The Saints of the Day for October 25 are the 40 Beatified Martyrs of England and Wales.These forty were canonized by Pope Paul VI on October 25th, 1970. They are representative of the English and Wels ... discuss

Recent Policy Changes Allow More Access for Religious Groups  Contact: Rachel Baker, 719-590-9800, rbaker@hcjb.org  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 24, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Cuban governm ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of St. Anthony Mary Claret -- a favorite saint that my husband introduced me to several years ago when he gave a teaching on this amazing man of God. I don't think I hav ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for October 24 is St. Anthony Claret. Anthony was born at Salent in the Diocese of Vich in Catalonia, Spain, in the year in which Napoleon invaded Spain. He was trained for manual ... discuss

Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America By Colonel V. Doner Paperback: 346 pages Publisher: Samizdat Creative (May 15, 2012) When I first saw the title of this ... discuss

  CAPPELLA PAPALE FOR THE CANONIZATION OF THE BLESSEDS: - JAMES BERTHIEU - PEDRO CALUNGSOD - JOHN BAPTIST PIAMARTA - MARIA OF MT CARMEL SALLÉS Y BARAN ... discuss

Pentecost 21St. John's Lutheran Church, Racine, WIOctober 21st, 2012Mark 10:23-31Greetings, Introductions, etc...Today's Gospel reading follows immediately after last week's, when Jesus lovingly tried ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Oct 21, 2012 / 08:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Oct. 23, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of Saint John of Capistrano, a Franciscan priest whose life included a political career, ex ... discuss

As reported this morning by the New Liturgical Movement, the Holy Father while presiding over the canonization of seven new saints restored the use of the Papal Fanon.  As explained by the Cathol ... discuss

Today is a great day of rejoicing for Catholics all over the world! :) We welcome seven new saints to intercede for us in heaven, including our very own San Pedro Calungsod, our second Filipino saint! ... discuss

The Saints of the Day for October 20 is St. Paul of the Cross.St. Paul of the Cross was born at Ovada in the Republic of Genoa on January 3, 1694. His infancy and youth were spent in great innocence a ... discuss

At a time when prayer and sacrifice are greatly needed to stem the passage of the anti-life Reproductive Health (RH) Bill, Catholics in the Philippines are preparing for a truly blessed event: the can ... discuss

18 October, New Testament Saint Luke the Evangelist was a physician (Colossians 4:14) and a companion of St. Paul on some of his missionary journeys (see Acts 16:10ff; 20:5ff; 27-28). Material found i ... discuss

Almost all that we know about Luke comes from the New Testament. He was a physician (Col 4:14), a companion of Paul on some of his missionary journeys (Acts 16:10; 20:5; 27-28). Material found in his ... discuss

was a medieval Anglo-Saxon Archbishop of Canterbury. A correspondent of both Bede and Boniface, it was Nothelm who gathered materials from Canterbury for Bede's historical works. After his appointment ... discuss

Tim SweetmanMy latest article is now featured at The Veritas Network: “You are either a missionary or an imposter” – Charles Spurgeon I most distinctly remember the smell of cigarettes. I smelle ... discuss

Our eldest, our son, Timothy, celebrated his sixth birthday yesterday. I cannot believe how fast time flies! It seems like only yesterday that I was at the Guido Valadares National Hospital in Timor L ... discuss

In the middle 400's the pagan Anglo-Saxons invaded Britain, driving the Christian Britons north and west into Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. In 597 a band of monks headed by Augustine of Cant ... discuss

Today, October 9, is the feast of Blessed John Henry Newman, one of the great intellectuals of the 19th century. Newman was a theologian, philosopher, teacher, preacher, writer, and spiritual gui ... discuss

Yesterday was the opening of the thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith. As a part of the openni ... discuss

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI Saint Peter's Square Sunday, 7 October 2012  Pope Benedict XVI leads the mass of the opening of the Synod of bishops  Photo: AFP/GE ... discuss

T On Oct. 4, Roman Catholics celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Italian deacon who brought renewal to the Church through his decision to follow Jesus' words as literally as possi ... discuss

Today 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 me.Let me share a little abou ... discuss

St. Michael and All Angels (Observed)Our Redeemer, Newark, DESeptember 30th, 2012Grace, mercy and peace.... Introductions, etc...Today we observe an unusual day in the church calendar, St. Michael and ... discuss

I have started reading Greg Mills’ book, “Why Africa is Poor: and what Africans can do about it.” It is a very insightful book and I would like to give you some quotes from the book. “The way ... discuss




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