Topic: reflection

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “This is how we know what love is: he laid down his ... discuss

A few years ago, the president of NARAL (the largest abortion advocacy group) was shocked and discouraged to see so many young people at the March for Life in Washington DC. When she later resigned h ... discuss

“You have come to Jesus … and to the sprinkled blood that speaks more powerfully than even the blood of Abel” (Hebrews 12:24)   Reflection: In the culture of death, the blood of te ... discuss

 Obama decries “poisonous political climate,” oblivious to his own responsibilityBy Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion President Barack ObamaAs do all presidents, Barack Obama, one month i ... discuss

Dear Christine, $38.3 million is a lot of money. According to Planned Parenthood’s latest annual report, that’s how much their private contributions have decreased. For the abortion industry, w ... discuss

Prayer, fasting, and peaceful vigil are powerful … and needed … now more than ever in our culture. Right now, there are babies scheduled to be aborted close to where you live – and your ... discuss

There are many emotions involved when you pray at a peaceful 40 Days forLife vigil. So what are some of the realistic – and unrealistic – expectations when you go? We address that topic head on ... discuss

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

“Lord, by now there will be a stench, for he has been dead for four days” (John 11:39).  Reflection: Jesus was about to raise Lazarus, but Martha was worried about the stench. We too fea ... discuss

Angered by the 40 Days for Life pro-life campaigns in England, a group of abortion activists who call themselves Christians recently formed a counter-campaign. The UK blog Abortion Rights reports the ... discuss

This book is actually a 365 day devotional. There is a devotional for every day of the year. Dr. Gary Smalley, a marriage counselor who writes "the Love Language" series, has endorsed this devotion ... discuss

“Whatever authorities exist have been instituted by God.” (Romans 13:1)  Reflection: Some people say that the solution to the abortion problem is to change people’s hearts. In fac ... discuss

Prayer, fasting, and peaceful vigil are powerful … and needed … now more than ever in our culture. Right now, there are babies scheduled to be aborted close to where you live – and your ... discuss

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

“Yes, every man is his ‘brother’s keeper’, because God entrusts us to one another.” (Evangelium Vitae, 19) Reflection: Some people think that because men cannot get preg ... discuss

Providence, R.I., Feb 9, 2016 / 03:00 am (National Catholic Register).- When recent headlines marked a spike in drug overdoses for white, middle-class Americans, the news saddened but did not surprise ... discuss

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

TransfigurationLuke 9:28-36“Going Out in a Blaze of Glory”“Going out in a blaze of glory”. What do you think of when you hear that phrase? A race car driver, crashing his car on the final lap? ... discuss

“From my mother’s womb, you have been my God.” (Psalm 22:11)  Reflection: Abortion supporters sometimes ask, “Why don’t you focus on caring for people who are already a ... discuss

Contact: Sr. Julie Ann Sheahan, OSF, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, 920-323-9632, sjulieann@fscc-calledtobe.org PHOENIX, Feb. 5, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Through February, the Francisc ... discuss

If she has a reasoned biblical rationale for her views, she doesn’t really share it. In fact, she says that when she held to the traditional view, it wasn’t based as much on biblical teaching as i ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. “It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.” This poignant quote by Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta rang in my ears as I read Karen ... discuss

Ever since Donald Trump’s rise to 2016-contender prominence, the rap on him, and perhaps part of his broad appeal, has been that he’s not a conservative. And he’s not — he’s a nationalistic ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 7, 2016 / 08:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The plight of Syrian civilians involved in the nation's ongoing conflict was at the heart of Pope Francis' appeal to the international community ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “They sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.” (Hosea ... discuss

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

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

An appropriate title for our reflection on the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time could be: How God’s Word works in us.... The post Send Me appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Lord, open my lips…” (Psalm 51:17) Reflection: ... discuss

“We are all his children.” (Acts 17:28)  Reflection: Abortion has killed children who may have been great scientists, doctors, inventors, and Presidents. Yet every life taken by abortion ... discuss

Contact: Sr. Julie Ann Sheahan, OSF, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, 920-323-9632, sjulieann@fscc-calledtobe.org PHOENIX, Feb. 5, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Through February, the Francisc ... discuss

“I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want; rather, I do what I hate.” (Romans 7:15) Reflection: Abortion advocates say we should “trust” women to make ... discuss

But when moral judgments are no more than expressions of individual sentiment at least two things take place. Because the locus of moral authority is the self rather than larger principle, disagreemen ... discuss

By Dr. Aaron Linderman The Catholic Church’s teachings regarding war and peace are challenging. While we happily affirm the general superiority of peace over war, violence has become so commonplace& ... discuss

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

“He will judge the world with justice and the nations with equity.” (Psalm 96:13)  Reflection: Some abortion advocates oppose “litmus tests” for judges. But if a judge had wr ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 2, 2016 / 03:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Pope Francis' year dedicated to consecrated life comes to a close, one nun shared her thoughts on the how her religious garb serves as a “ ... discuss

“Be fruitful and increase in number” (Genesis 1:28). Reflection: God Himself is fruitful. Love always overflows into life. By commanding us, as a human family, to be fruitful, God is com ... discuss

If you keep up with Christian publishing for any length of time, you will eventually spot a curious phenomenon. Every now and again a scholarly book will show up and a lot of people will get r ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by Professors J. Scott Duvall and J. Daniel Hays on behalf of Zondervan Academic Online Courses. It’s common for Christians to say they’ve read the Bible ... discuss

                                “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. ” (2 Cor. 3:17)  Refle ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl by N.D. Wilson ($2.99); Finishing Our Course with Joy ($2.99) and Rediscovering Holiness ($2.51) by J.I. Packer; F ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “On seeing what had taken place, the centurion prais ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 29, 2016 / 03:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking to the plenary assembly of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Friday, Pope Francis spoke of the prime importance of all ... discuss

SANTA PAULA, CA—January 29—Drawing upon research from the educational data-analytics firm College Factual, USA Today recently proclaimed Thomas Aquinas College one of the country’s Bes ... discuss

“Dear children, keep away from idols” (1 John 5:21).  Reflection: Ginette Paris wrote a book called “The Sacrament of Abortion.” She claims that abortion is a sacred ritual s ... discuss

Now, I love to doodle, but I think it’s highly inappropriate to doodle all over God’s Word. And this is doodle-for-show. I get it when people like to add a visual element to learning, but this is ... discuss

Finally, the sad fact is that talk of ‘Jesus plus nothing’ usually ends in holding to a form of Christian faith that is ‘Jesus minus something.’  Most often it represents a faith with an inad ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 28, 2016 / 10:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While the experience of illness can certainly test our faith, for Pope Francis it is an opportunity to entrust ourselves to the tenderness and m ... discuss

“Life, especially human life, belongs only to God: for this reason whoever attacks human life, in some way attacks God himself.” – John Paul II, The Gospel of Life, n.9.  Reflection: N ... discuss

“Who gave man his mouth? Who makes him deaf or mute? Who gives him sight or makes him blind? Is it not I, the Lord?” – Ex.4:11 Reflection: God does not make mistakes. When a human being ... discuss

Mumbai, India, Jan 26, 2016 / 04:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Bombay issued a clarification last week after WhatsApp users in Maharashtra were circulating a 'misleading' message which pr ... discuss

“I do ask you to protect them from the evil one” (John 17:15).  Reflection: If you are wrong on abortion, you can’t be right on other issues. To permit abortion, but then to cry ou ... discuss

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

Today, January 26, is the memorial of Sts. Timothy and Titus. Both men were close colleagues with St. Paul in his missionary journeys and perpetuated his work among the Gentiles.Timothy and Titus were ... discuss

“Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” (Acts 9:4) Reflection: January 25, the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, concludes the week of prayer for Christian Unity. The Church pr ... discuss

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This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “The disciples asked, ‘Who is the greatest in the ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 24, 2016 / 06:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis centered his Angelus address this Sunday on what it means to evangelize the poor, and how this is the mission of the Church. ̶ ... discuss

London, England, Jan 24, 2016 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Helping young Catholics engage their culture on matters of human dignity and sexuality – based on the writings of St. John Paul II R ... discuss

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

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “I will grant them the safety for which they long” ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 22, 2016 / 11:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his annual speech to the Holy See's main court on Friday, Pope Francis affirmed the indissolubility of marriage and clarified that poorly dev ... discuss

By Veronica Arntz Find the developing series on issues to consider this election season here. In Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville’s two-volume reflection on his experiences in America dur ... discuss

Intimate Graces: How Practicing the Works of Mercy Brings Out the Best in Marriage by Teresa TomeoMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThe Catholic Church encourages believers to perform Corporal and Spiritual Work ... discuss

What started out as a “last throw of the dice” to save the Anglican Communion has succeeded–at least for now. One would think there would be some thanksgiving, but instead there is l ... discuss

The FDLC has produced a wonderful set of resources for reflection on the Liturgy.The Quasimodo introit famously quotes St. Peter's words: "Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it ... discuss

By Amy Smith | NEW YORK CITY — Cardinal Timothy Dolan has marked the upcoming anniversary of Roe v. Wade with a reflection encouraging the pro-life movement to remember the importance of m ... discuss

  “I will praise your name, O Lord … for you have rescued me” (Psalm 54:8-9).  Reflection: Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff in the Roe vs. Wade decision that legalized abortion th ... discuss

“American Christians, despite their endless blessings, prefer dark talk of late. But humanity as a whole is enjoying unprecedented reduction in extreme poverty, disease, child mortality, and cou ... discuss

Source via Flickr by Hartwig HKD In the church culture of today it seems like the extrovert mentality gets a lot of plugs.  Introverts have a lot to contribut ... discuss

Stock Photo via Flickr by SA Western Territory Creative Commons 2.0 licenseIt's been about three months since I started a ministry discovery program internship in the Salvation Army Central Territory. ... discuss

sourceThe fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;    all who follow his precepts have good understanding.    To him belongs eternal praise. -Psalm 111:10 N ... discuss

Who am I?  What do I stand for?  Today it seems like people have been brainwashed by consumerism.  People don't necessarily have faiths they defend or causes they believe in anymore, th ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Jan 18, 2016 / 10:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan has marked the upcoming anniversary of Roe v. Wade with a reflection encouraging the pro-life movement to remember ... discuss

 Marine diagnosed with same cancer as Brittany Maynard chose life insteadBy Cassy Fiano JJ HansonWe all know Brittany Maynard’s story by now. The beautiful 29-year-old seemingly had ... discuss

  “Many Christians from all Communities … are jointly involved in bold projects aimed at changing the world by inculcating respect for the rights and needs of everyone, especially  ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jan 17, 2016 / 10:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking Sunday at the major synagogue of Rome, Pope Francis called on Jews and Christians to counter the conflict, war, violence and injustice t ... discuss

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This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Stand firm and immovable, devoting yourselves compl ... discuss

Yesterday was it easier? There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding. When the wine ran short… I was list ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “They have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb an ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 15, 2016 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis will become the third pontiff to cross the threshold of the Major Temple in Rome, the most important and significant syna ... discuss

Semidouble (1955 Calendar): January 16On January 16th, after we have concluded the Octave of the Epiphany but still within the Christmas season (which lasts up until February 2nd), we celebrate the fe ... discuss

  “And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.” (Genesis 3:15)  Reflection: Life is v ... discuss

“Two blind men…shouted, ‘Lord, Son of David, take pity on us.’ The crowd rebuked them and told them to be silent…Jesus stopped and called them, saying, ‘What do you ... discuss

“In him we live and move and have our being” (Acts 17:28). Reflection: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., fought for the equal dignity of every human life. “If we are to have peace on eart ... discuss

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This past summer, I was visiting family and walking up the main street in town.  The sidewalk was just big enough for two people to walk side by side.  Typically, people walking down the sid ... discuss

Help the me in me to decrease. John answered them all, saying, “I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming. I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of his sandals. He will baptiz ... discuss

Being a joyful and holy family Brothers and sisters: Put on, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, bearing with one another and ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenIt’s a sad reflection on the scientific knowledge of our culture that the abortion crowd is falling all over themselves to promote a new video by Bill Nye the “Science Gu ... discuss

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2015 colspan="2"> Ernst has a Proven Record of Pro-Life Leadership in the Senate Washington, D.C. — The March for Life 2016 is fast approaching, and ... discuss

TweetBy Maaike Rosendal“Are we there yet?” Impatiently our kids peer through the van windows. It's already getting dark, and strings of multi-colored lights try to cheer up the cold streets of dow ... discuss

Political correctness (PC) seems to be the rule in America today. Thanks for this predicament has to be given to the tireless effort of the current occupier of the White House and his corrupt administ ... discuss

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

Here's a few enlightening and remarkably relevant articles from the last several days. For culture warriors desiring to start the New Year right,  these make for excellent reading, reflection, re ... discuss

I live in a country that accepts a greater than 50% collateral damage from drone strikes. In other words, most drone bombings kill humans, young, old, women, and children, who are guilty of proximity. ... discuss

Let’s hurry up – part 2 The shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.” And they we ... discuss

Let’s hurry up! Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah If there is one thing God really likes, it is journeys. Think of all the journeys in scripture. Noah t ... discuss

Not much else to add here that this beautiful woman hasn’t already captured.  Someone posted this on Facebook and I am smitten.  Meet Wanda Goines, a pilgrim on her way to Zion, going from s ... discuss

To the Martyrs: A Reflection on the Supreme Christian WitnessCdl. Donald WuerlEmmaus Road PublishingCover Price: $22.95   Anti-Christians condemn Christians for their hypocrisy. However, not ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - THE Truth in Words And Music Life carries on no matter what…so are you important? Of course you are! Your significance is measured by the highest standard in ... discuss

Can you hear the "hallelujah" chorus being sung? Can you see the sun shining? There's a spring in my step and a song on my lips. Yes, ladies and gentlemen: I've officially survived my first quarter of ... discuss

Rejoice, and share rejoicing! Shout for joy, O daughter Zion! Sing joyfully, O Israel! Be glad and exult with all your heart, O daughter Jerusalem! The LORD has removed the judgment against you he ha ... discuss

Who paved this road? For God has commanded that every lofty mountain be made low, and that the age-old depths and gorges be filled to level ground, that Israel may advance secure in the glory of God. ... discuss

SourceIt seems hardly a day goes by that the Catholic blogosphere is not in an uproar over some statement or action by someone whom they feel is threatening to destroy the Church. The offender is more ... discuss

I had always thought being a busybody meant that you were a gossiper, talking about what other people.  That understanding is also consistent with Scripture."For we hear that there are some which ... discuss

The Relationship Idol "And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for t ... discuss

Here's my problem with the way the annulment process is in the US.  I get the whole "not a Christian marriage" or "married outside the Church" parts, but there is an increasing (it seems to me) t ... discuss

Cover of New York PostI recently received a comment from a Catholic who asked that I list some positive accomplishments of Pope Francis. It's kind of a surprising request as the majority of Catholics ... discuss

Bill Nye (AKA The Science Guy) is famous in the US for promoting science and he recently produced an ‘educational’ video where he defends abortion and claims to debunk prolife arguments against ... discuss

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael W. PendergrassFourteen years ago today, I overheard a coworker down the hall from my office telling someone else about planes hitting the World Trade ... discuss

Eve of Pentecost 5, (June 27, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Marriage of Anna Lewer and Neil Dorsey Romans 8:31, 32, 37–39 TITLE: “Nothing Can Separate ... discuss

Fr. Nicolas SchwizerThe most appropriate language for speaking about the Holy Spirit – because of his mysterious nature – is that of symbols and images. The Holy Spirit escapes mathematical defini ... discuss

"To me the evidence is conclusive, and over and over again in the High Court I have secured the verdict on evidence not nearly so convincing.” - Sir Edward Clark, British High Court judge, on t ... discuss

If words matter–and you’ll find that I am very quick to contend that they do–then we ought to be careful with the language we speak. For some, this point might seem like something a ... discuss

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On this Feast of St. Joseph, the name day of our dear Pope Benedict and the second anniversary of Pope Francis' inaugural Mass, I was delighted to find this sweet picture of the two popes (click the p ... discuss

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

Douglas County Schools in Colorado today raised more than a few eyebrows with a plan to take Middle School students on a field trip to explore world religions.According to a local parent, female stude ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Can we change the world? As often as modern young adults are regarded as entertainment seekers, today’s 20- and 30-somethings are also driven by a laudable desire to see the world become a bette ... discuss

Joe Sobran was the best.  100 years from now when scholars look back trying to figure out what went wrong in America and how so many stood by quietly and allowed the slaughter of millions of inno ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

You will not make a successful sale if you do not adopt the right approach. Prior to going solo and listing your property, it’s good to sit down, read, learn, and then apply the tips and techniq ... discuss

     This is the video that I made to present as the result of the 20 Percent Project. After working on this project for an entire school year I made a video to represent my work. The o ... 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

      Donald Trump is a great businessman, a media genius and a fearless political tactician.  He is the rare voice that won’t back down and bow to the media elite.&nbs ... discuss

     My pro-life activism has increased ever since I attended the Youth Rally for Life on January 18th. I would like to start off by saying that the Youth Rally for Life was a wonderful ... discuss

The Noah movie with Russel Crowe follows the pattern of all book adaptations that I have seen. The movie departs substantially from the book. The question is, how much departure is too much?Image sour ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORFebruary 2, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler From time to time, programs on Public Television feature medical doctors suggesting ways to reduce the chances of various diseases. Sometimes t ... discuss

In 1976 my mother, because of her history of alcohol and drug use, was strongly advised and urged to abort me. This must have been very scary for her. Nothing is so intimidating as a doctor bullying ... discuss

Wow - how time flies.  September 27th was my last post.  I have been enjoying a kind of interior silence which allows 'keeping all these things in my heart.'So, what has prompted this p ... discuss

So yesterday we saw that ever since the birth of capitalism, the Popes and also the bishops (in the documents of Vatican II), have not ceased to point out the deficiencies of that economic philosophy. ... discuss

The stats for this blog are microscopic.But anyone who DOES read this blog knows one thing: I am no fan of our current president, his policies, or his party. It's guys like the president that have me ... discuss

“Surely it is a moment for reflection on the rush to judgment in this tragic case?” says Dr Kiely The Pro Life Campaign has welcomed the publication of the HSE review into the tragic death of ... discuss

  Today’s Irish Times Ipsos MRBI poll, flagged as showing support for the Government’s abortion legislation, in reality shows no such thing, according to the Pro Life Campaign.Cora Sherl ... discuss

Sorry you haven't heard from me in a while. I've been busy on some of my other websites. Here are some of the things I've been writing:Mary Speaks to All of UsWhat I Learned About Marriage From Two Nu ... discuss

So many times, I am reminded that a big piece of this life is about trust. But our human nature, our fallen, human nature tends to question, doubt and take charge...with ourselves, with others, and w ... discuss

Micah Murphy has an amusing and instructive post about the frustrating tactics we encounter in the New Evangelization. Here we are in the midst of the New Evangelization and there are certainly other ... discuss

The past is dead.  The future:  we don't know.  All we have is the Now. Lent came and went, and just as quickly we saw Easter fly by.  We enjoyed our spring break and while things ... discuss

I’ve always viewed home décor as a window into my personality. Each lampshade, piece of furniture, or wall hanging is a reflection of my values, likes and dislikes, mood, and more. For this reason ... discuss

What? You have never watched the super bowl? It's the super bowl. Who doesn't watch it?That would be the inevitably question were more people aware of my current status as a super bowl virgin. Am I ju ... discuss

Can't sleep and remembered that I meant to blog about a week I had in December.I've written before about how I have trouble figuring out grief. When Jon Scharfenberger passed away, I felt strange for ... discuss

--1--I've been trying to put my thoughts into words over the last week and a half since the election.  I pound away at my keyboard and push "Delete" over and over.  How do I express my profo ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, July 9, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “It is time to stand up and speak!” insists the Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF). In a new reflection, the ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert June 27, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Kraft Foods, the company behind the Oreo cookie, has defended a promotional image of the cookie stuffed with rainbow filling as “a fun refl ... discuss

Once again, I encourage you to check out this reflection by Prof. Michael Barber of the John Paul the Great Catholic University on the readings for this upcoming Sunday, September 27th:">Sunday, Septe ... discuss

by Johanne Brownrigg January 20, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - How can a Party seek to represent a nation when its Resolutions aren’t representative of the Party? True renewal requires being engaged, ch ... discuss

Time for reflection.A little more than twenty years ago I set a few seemingly unreachable life goals. 1. Run a marathon.2. Top 5% sales performance with my company.3. Write a novel.4. Become a lawyer. ... discuss

by Christine Dhanagom December 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - I once managed to startle a very hostile pro-abortion demonstrator into civilized conversation by announcing that I was pro-choice. Since t ... discuss

“I used to be pro-choice.”"As God is famous for doing, I opened the door an 1/8 of an inch; He blew it off the hinges. I forced myself to read through the Catechism and Evangelium Vitae. All the w ... discuss

I couldn't help but think of all the souls that were aborted, and thus robbed of their time on earth, when I read this today. ~ From Secrets of the Interior Life by Bishop Luis MartinezThe human soul ... discuss

Last night's Google/Youtube/Fox News debate in Orlando, Florida, focused on jobs and the economy, but there was one question on abortion. It went to Ron Paul: "Congressman Paul, you have said that you ... discuss

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At Catholic OnlineNext week is Natural Family Planning Awareness Week.  (Do we get thermometer pins?)  Talking about NFP tends to be awkward because it’s so personal and it rapidly descend ... discuss

Over the next several weeks I will be posting one Federalist Paper at a time, along with my spin on what's actually happened with the passage of time as it relates to the fears voiced during the ratif ... discuss

Summer affords me extra time for reflection, which can be both therapeutic and totally overwhelming for me. I look up close at the parts of my life that need organization, discipline, and well, to be ... discuss

Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian By Gary A. Haugen (InterVarsity Press: 978-0-8308-3494-5, HB, 150 pages) Would you rather be safe or brave? Do you want to hav ... discuss

12 Weeks    When I was in my early twenties, I suspected I was pregnant but didn't go to the doctor.  I was in denial and had put it out of my mind thinking.... well, I wasn't real ... 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

by John-Henry Westen The Toronto Sisters for Life have released on the eve of the feast of the Annunciation (the celebration of the Angel Gabriel’s visit to Mary her ‘yes’ to God’s will and Ch ... discuss

I keeping with the theme of "rainbows and moonbeams", here is a picture of another type of rainbow. They are calling it a fog bow. Here is the text from the web site I saw this on. Explanation: Wh ... discuss

Canadian David Solway cuts right to the chase in his piece at PJM today titled "Obama Must Go," saying what many Americans have been thinking but as yet have failed to express in such a direct manner. ... discuss

Congratulations Florida Guardianship Association! According to your website:FSGA is dedicated to promoting the protection, dignity, and value of incapacitated persons through a code of ethics, advocac ... discuss

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A happy and holy Sunday to all the carnies!  Thanks to our hostess for throwing this party week after week.I have two posts to submit this week:  first, I ended the novena to St. Francis de ... discuss

by Fr. Dan McCaffrey & Fr. Matthew HabigerWe travel the entire United States of America proclaiming the Gospel of Life as it pertains to God’s plan for spousal love. This plan calls for a total gi ... discuss

In a recent pre-debate interview of candidates vying for Republican National Committee Chairman, Reince Preibus, who was ultimately elected, talked about his role in a local Care Net pregnancy center ... discuss

Friday December 17th was my 23rd birthday.The week of I was in deep thought and reflection. I guess everyone probably does the same thing. "Am I where I thought I would be?" "What am I doing with my l ... discuss

One of our recent Care Net staff devotions was on the topic of intimacy. We were challenged with the following questions:What characterizes intimacy?What inhibits intimacy?Do you long for intimacy?Tha ... discuss

American culture seems to be most interested in who God isn’t. Many hold that claims made about God put him in a box and because we really can’t know anything about him (so they say) we shou ... discuss

"WE ARE WHAT WE CHOOSE" By Amazon.com founder Jeff BezosFrom News at Princeton - 2010 Baccalaureate remarks"We are What We Choose"Remarks by Jeff Bezos, as delivered to the Class of 2010BaccalaureateM ... discuss

Last night the Franciscan University of Steubenville hosted their annual ministry fair. The fair consisted of multiple departments of ministry including chapel, evangelization, outreach, and mission t ... discuss

Jill Carroll has issued a statement that retracts her words from the immediate aftermath of her release from terrorists in Iraq. During my last night of captivity, my captors forced me to participate ... discuss

I just finished a great book called Unborn Jesus Our Hope by George Peate. It is an amazing reflection on the missionary work of Jesus while He lived in Mary's womb. This unique book sites many schola ... discuss

In last week's NRO Robert P George eulogizes Elizabeth Fox-Genovese. If as was the case with me, this farewell is also an introduction, then it will be an inspiring and poignant one.Elizabeth Fox-Geno ... discuss

Today on Facebook, I posted a quote -- part of a pro-life campaign for the month of March. I just placed the quote for today in my "status" on Facebook. And people from both sides (I have alot of co ... discuss

» 02/10/2010 12:57VATICANOne understands man’s value by contemplating how God accepted to suffer for him. A reflection that comes from the thought of Saint Anthony of Padua, the figure Benedict XVI ... discuss

» 02/07/2010 13:19VATICANIn the Year for Priests we must pray for priests and for those who are called to the vocation of total consecration. He recalls the Day for Life in Italy and for the "Week of ... discuss

In a comment on this post, Kenny Pearce directed me to Robert Adams' paper "Christian Liberty", which appears in Philosophy and the Christian Faith, ed. Thomas V. Morris, a book I happen to have. I ha ... discuss

I saw this on an email list and thought it would be great for the open Wednesday post. I contacted the author and am printing excatly what he wrote below. Now, its very long, but also very interesti ... discuss

Jason Jones, founder of HERO, has started a new website that is focused on encouraging people to support quality films that respect the dignity of the human person. Here is the description from the we ... discuss

“There is a fundamentally different way to come into relation with the righteousness of God. This other way we enter not by speech nor reflection nor reason, but by being still, by listening to and ... discuss

Once again, I encourage you to check out this reflection by Prof. Michael Barber of the John Paul the Great Catholic University on the readings for this upcoming Sunday, October 18th:">Sunday, October ... discuss

Al Mohler has written an excellent reflection on the topic of thanksgiving. He points out that "giving thanks is one of the most explicitly theological acts any human can contemplate." On Thanksgivi ... discuss

Outside of the abortion processing machine, in the cool wind and cloudy skies, witnesses gathered together for a common cause: relief to the scourge of abortion. It was spiritually jarring and emotion ... discuss

An Easter reflection for you: The Person which assumed human nature was not created, as is the case of all other persons. His Person was the pre-existent Word or Logos. His human nature on the other h ... discuss

I'm continuing where I left off Saturday by placing questions and "new angles" about the Christian story along side Orthodoxy as I know it. These Davinci Code sort of questions are all the rage at the ... discuss

Pro-Choice Nun Remorseful after Silent No More Leader Unveils Tyranny of AbortionBy Kathleen GilbertCAMPELLSPORT, Wisconsin, December 9, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - When Julie Shockley read a nun's rece ... discuss

 Introduction 1. The dignity of a person must be recognized in every human being from conception to natural death. This fundamental principle expresses a great "yes" to human life and must be at ... discuss

Sidewalk counseling is "reaching out" to mothers and fathers, who are contemplating or planning abortion, to offer them information that they have a need and right to know. It is conducted by way of c ... discuss

I think it is time to clear things up now. In spite of my articles that I have posted to encourage thought about whether we should even vote for a ticket with a female included, I still believe that w ... discuss

June 21, 2008Text: Colossians 2: 1-12When I was a teenager - about 150,000 years ago - I was a pretty big fan of riding roller coasters. The amusement park near where I grew up in Kansas City, MO is ... discuss

An astonishingly wrong-headed story about female employment, the economy, and fertility appears in today’s CanWest newspapers.  The reporter argues that encouraging women to enter the paid ... discuss

Two recent European cases recognised abortion as a human right more important than freedom of conscience or the right to life. How did abortion become a \"fundamental human right\"? Writing in the la ... discuss

Hey All—2 cool things this issue: 1. The Pope recently talked directly to the youth of the world and said that his recent encyclical, “Spe Salvi”, on Christian Hope—was directly rel ... discuss

Archbishop Fred Hiltz (at right), primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, tells Anglican Journal what he thinks of Ottawa Synod’s vote in favour of same-sex blessings (SSBs): The procedure was ... discuss

Hey All—A few of our young people attend Steubenville University. One of the programs Steubenville offers is a semester of study in Europe, with the opportunity to travel and participate in pilgrim ... discuss

Hey All—I hope you’re enjoying your last few days of summer!At Mass this past weekend, Jesus offered some stern words about the difficulty of attaining Heaven. (Luke 13:22-30.) Indeed, He emphas ... discuss




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