Topic: reflection

Editor's note: Each Tuesday we will feature posts discussing Saint John Paul the Great's Theology of the Body; his reflection on our nature and life as persons made in the image and likeness of God, c ... discuss

Look! Jesus! John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.” I saw a cute little poster. Kermit the Frog is drinking tea ... discuss

Michael Reebby Michael Reeb: Asking with a terseness normally associated with changing religions or declaring a new nationality, many people that know me have politely cornered me and demanded: “Ho ... discuss

But Reformed theology and its influence have been around Indonesia much longer than Tong. It came first in the late 1500s with the Dutch, who aimed to monopolize the spice trade with their Dutch East ... discuss

St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body discusses three states of man. Man before the first sin (Original Man), man after the Fall (Historical Man), our current state, and our life with God in heave ... discuss

Volume XXVIII January 1920 Number 1 Hang Up Your Thermometer Ida E. Roger Grade Supervisor, Mt, Vernon, N. Y. Part I was here Part II is here Part III is here Question III What opportunities are we of ... discuss

What’s next. Jesus said to them, “The children of this age marry and remarry; but those who are deemed worthy to attain to the coming age and to the resurrection of the dead neither marry nor ... discuss

I give up. “You will even be handed over by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends, and they will put some of you to death. You will be hated by all because of my name, but not a hair on your he ... discuss

Remember me. Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” He replied to him, “Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” When a person works an eight-h ... discuss

Taking instruction. Reaping benefits. For from Zion shall go forth instruction, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. He shall judge between the nations, and impose terms on many peoples. They sha ... discuss

What if I’m bored? On that day, a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom. The spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him: a spirit of wisdom and of under ... discuss

Coming home. Be strong, fear not! Here is your God, he comes with vindication; with divine recompense he comes to save you. Those whom the LORD has ransomed will return and enter Zion singing, crowne ... discuss

Lord, save your servants. The LORD spoke to Ahaz, saying: Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God; let it be deep as the netherworld, or high as the sky! Ahaz was the King of Judah, a king in the line ... discuss

Expect the unexpected. “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is ... discuss

Hurry up. When the angels went away from them into heaven, 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 ... discuss

But there is one argument that credobaptist proponents, then and now, have often used as a kind of reductio ad absurdum: if you baptize infants, you ought also to give them the Lord’s Supper. Ca ... discuss

The Presbyterian hierarchy simply responded — with a hammer, mind you — to Machen’s provocations. That could have been the case but no one argued that. They largely reduced Machen to a cantanker ... discuss

In Jesus' time, the term "gospel" was used by Roman emperors for their proclamations. Independently of their content, they were described as "good news" or announcements of salvation, because the empe ... discuss

Christ must be the center: We sang the hymn Be Thou My Vision at our wedding ceremony twenty years ago. When we chose the hymn, how little did I know how important having Christ as our vision would b ... discuss

Before I begin, let me just wish y'all a feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus! Who is reciting the Litany of Holy Name of Jesus right after she posts this blog post? This girl! There's a partial indul ... discuss

Circumcision and Name of JesusJanuary 2nd, 2017Messiah Lutheran Church, Keller, TXLuke 2:21“He Was Called Jesus”It's not every year that the 8thday of Christmas falls on a Sunday. But in observan ... discuss

Many kids are asked what they want to be when they grow up. Answers may range from president to astronaut to rocket scientist to lawyer to garbage collector. Yet for two sisters born prematurely, the ... discuss

Adoration of the Magi, Gentile da Fabriano, 1423, Uffizi Gallery, Italy.Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)The Feast of the Epiphany was celeb ... discuss

It has been a transformative year at Equal Rights Institute.In our second full year as an organization we gave 27 speeches in Illinois, California, Missouri, Massachusetts, Michigan, Virginia, Colorad ... discuss

It has been a transformative year at Equal Rights Institute.In our second full year as an organization we gave 27 speeches in Illinois, California, Missouri, Massachusetts, Michigan, Virginia, Colorad ... discuss

“From Civil Rights to Vietnam to abortion to gay rights, from national defense to tax policy to climate change to health care and on and on, white evangelicals have solidly and consistently cham ... discuss

Year-end is a time for reflection. What went well, what didn’t? What would you change or keep the same? What lessons can be learned? 2016 continued to feel like a holding pattern. After resignin ... discuss

Narcissistic people rarely have deep friendships and usually don’t really desire them. They have fans but not friends. They have the admiration of others but not intimacy. They want to surround them ... discuss

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by Patrick Buchanan: Did the community organizer from Harvard Law just deliver some personal payback to the IDF commando? So it would seem.By abstaining on that Security Council resolution declaring ... discuss

Editor's note: Each Tuesday we will feature posts discussing Saint John Paul the Great's Theology of the Body; his reflection on our nature and life as persons made in the image and likeness of God, c ... discuss

Lord, save your servants. The LORD spoke to Ahaz, saying: Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God; let it be deep as the netherworld, or high as the sky! Ahaz was the King of Judah, a king in the line ... discuss

Expect the unexpected. “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is ... discuss

At the age of thirty, I find myself saying things that I really hated my own father saying to me when I was a kid. I’ve experienced firsthand the hilarious truth of Mark Twain’s reflection on his ... discuss

I have two new pieces up: a reflection on Graham Greene's "The End of the Affair" and what it tells us about modern Christian beliefs about sex and marriage, at Christ and Pop Culture; and a review of ... discuss

Very often those that are most ready to be angry with others, and to carry their resentments highest for their faults, are equally or still more guilty of the same faults. And so those that are most a ... discuss

First, there’s a sense of something wholly new. “See, I’m doing something new. Now it springs forth. Do you not perceive it?” So Isaiah 43:19 declares. Isaiah trembles with excitement at the s ... discuss

Guest Post by Megan Dahle “I will instruct you and show you the way you should walk.”―Psalm 32:8Choosing to embark on a pilgrimage can be a life-changing and faith-building experience. Walk ... discuss

Next in the continuing series of posts on the History of the Sovereign Pontiffs, we pick up after Pope St. Victor I and come to the 15th Sovereign Pontiff: Pope St. Zephyrinus.A native of Rome, St. Ze ... discuss

Editor's note: Each Tuesday we will feature posts discussing Saint John Paul the Great's Theology of the Body; his reflection on our nature and life as persons made in the image and likeness of God, c ... discuss

“When our ethnic and political identities fail us and show themselves to be weak, God shows Himself powerful. It is because of my identity as His redeemed child, an identity that transcends both ... discuss

Angel Appearing to Zacharias, Domenico Ghirlandaio, 1490.St. Luke devotes the first two chapters of his Gospel to events in the infancy of Christ. Luke's infancy narratives consider six episodes ... discuss

by Fr. Frank Pavone: This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org“She was greatly troubled by his ... discuss

Columnist Dave Barry got this one just right: “The problem with winter sports is that — follow me closely here — they generally take place in winter.” On the other hand, winter is a great seas ... discuss

Greenwich, Connecticut, Dec 16, 2016 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Young Americans are dying at a rate not seen since the Vietnam War. But they are not dying in combat - they’re dying of the eff ... discuss

Columnist Dave Barry got this one just right: “The problem with winter sports is that — follow me closely here — they generally take place in winter.” On the other hand, winter ... discuss

This article was published by Paul Russell on the HOPE Australia website on December 12.No, it's not a typo and April 1 is a long ways off! UK Actress, Comedian, Broadcaster, star of the BBC's Silent ... discuss

"Fools do not want to understand anything. They only want to tell others what they think." ~ Proverbs 18:2I have become like Peppermint Patty in the above picture every time I read/hear the left, ... discuss

A special day set aside in our nation to give thanks to God for all His gifts to us.Thanksgiving has a long history in our country, but the theme of giving thanks goes much further back in histor ... discuss

I hadn't thought much about Muhammad Ali in decades, but at his passing someone I love wrote a remembrance of him that brought childhood memories flooding back. Washington, DC in the '70s was a "fight ... discuss

By Adolfo Castañeda, S.T.L. and Felipe E. Vizcarrondo, M.D. In advance of the presidential election, the following is the second of three questions and answers regarding what the Catholic Church teac ... discuss

"When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things." I Corinthians 13:11Recently, my husband was speaking with ... discuss

After reading Proverbs 31 for the gazillionth time, I felt inspired this morning to write what a modern day Proverbs 31 woman might be like.  In short, she's perfect!  Of course, none of us ... discuss

Image source: gospelcoalition.org.On Monday, May 23, Patheos published an article by Rebecca Bratten Weiss on suffering and “the clamor of insufficient explanations”. By “insufficient explanatio ... discuss

Image Source: Mark P. Shea, I presume.If you want an example of the damage done to the Catholic Church in America by the surrounding culture’s increasing hyperpartisanship and ideological tribalism, ... discuss

A New Yorker review, summarizing a key argument of Katha Pollitt’s 2014 Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, proclaimed that “No person actually imagines that a zygote is a person.” (Meaning that ce ... discuss

This book is marketed as a Christian novel. It's also a romance. This book is arranged in two parts. Part One is quite a bit longer than Part Two. The 34 chapters are short. Each chapter begins (or ... discuss

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

 Remembering ThomasResponsibility, Guilt and a Child Who Never WasBy Phil McCombs, Washington Post Staff Writer Editor’s note. Father’s Day is less than two weeks away. We’ve be ... discuss

I very much encourage my readers to listen to a discussion just posted on SPUC's YouTube channel of a new book by Dr Anthony McCarthy, SPUC's Education Director, entitled Ethical Sex: Sexual Choices a ... discuss

Son of man, I have appointed you a sentinel for the house of Israel. When you hear a word from my mouth, you shall warn them for me. If I say to the wicked, you shall surely die–and you do not warn ... discuss

For centuries Christian churches had little appreciation for the biblical Feast of Tabernacles. They understood Passover was the foundation for Jesus’ atoning death on the cross, and they understood ... discuss

Heaven is far too perfect, far too sinless, far too other for us to imagine in our fallen minds. Our attempts to put brush to canvas have led to depictions of cherubs on clouds, idyllic colors ... discuss

I’ve got just one new Kindle deal today: Jim Cromarty’s biography of Hudson Taylor, It Is Not Death to Die. You may want to run back through this week’s other deals as there ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include: The American Hour by Os Guinness, Money, Greed, and God by Jay Richards, God’s Indwelling Presence by Jamaes Hamilton, Sgt. York by John Perry, Read the B ... discuss

“Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do.Go and learn the meaning of the words,I desire mercy, not sacrifice.I did not come to call the righteous but sinners.”Matthew 9A few we ... discuss

"Schönborn warns of Islamic conquest of Europe" (ORF), "Schönborn, Many Muslims want a conquest of Europe '" (OE24). The headlines can herald a departure from the current suspect "Welcoming Path". B ... discuss

Today's reflection was inspired by a recent story in the Chicago Tribune that reads "Americans are scared of their presidential options, both Clinton and Trump."  My daily experience confirms thi ... discuss

Photograph of the Aurora Borealis in Anchorage, AL cc 2.0Message Audio: Moses said to God, “Please show me your glory.” -Exodus 33:18 Every moment, literally, is filled with the glory of God. ... discuss

“Beloved, since God loved us so much, we should love one another” (1 John 4:9). >Reflection: When we obey the command in this verse of Scripture, we give life to one another. When we l ... discuss

“When they heard that he was alive…they refused to believe it.” (Mark 16:11)  Reflection: On Easter morning, the women who had seen the Risen Lord were greeted by disbelieving apos ... discuss

“They ran from the tomb to inform his disciples…” (Matthew 28:8)  Reflection: On the morning of Jesus’ resurrection, there was a lot of running taking place. The women, havin ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Why do you look among the dead for one who is alive ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the ... discuss

“Who will roll back the stone for us?” (Mark 16:3) Reflection: On Easter morning, little did the women know that the stone already been rolled away, and that Jesus was alive. But the wome ... discuss

“They stood still, their faces filled with sadness.” (Luke 24:16) >Reflection: On the first Easter Sunday afternoon, the two disciples walking on the road to Emmaus failed to recognize ... discuss

  “Now Thomas …was not with the rest when Jesus came.” (John 20:24) >Reflection: So where was Thomas on that first Easter night? Perhaps he was out looking for Jesus! After ... discuss

"The religious order founded by St. Katharine Drexel has decided to sell the 44-acre Bensalem estate housing its mother house and the shrine with the saint's tomb.Facing the plight of other orders wit ... discuss

Digging down to the roots of church division | Pembroke Daily Observer div> ... discuss

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Image source: ancoraonline.it.On Friday, as I’m sure most of you know, the Vatican Press released Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Predictably, everyone wh ... discuss

I started thinking this week about a section of St. Paul's letter to the Romans and wondering if this might be another candidate for this series. I do not have it all worked out in my head, hence I am ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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

Hey All—Hundreds of young people from our area and diocese just returned from the Steubenville Youth Conference held in Denver, CO. Many returned, having been changed. For many of the students, th ... discuss

Hey All—This week I include a letter from Fr. Joe Hirsch. If you don’t know him, you’d have a hard time finding a more amazing priest. Hope some of you can attend this and for those of you who ... discuss

(Published by WorldNetDaily May 2007)You’ve got to hand it to Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani when it comes to his ability to stay on message. His response to the abortion question i ... discuss

Catholic adoption agencies in Britain could avoid obeying the Sexual Orientation Regulations (SORs) by making use of what is being called a “loophole”.  The SORs apply only to governm ... discuss

Letters threatening physical harm are being delivered under cover of night to professional women in Kandahar, Afghanistan.  Others are receiving menacing telephone calls at their work places. A ... discuss

That may not be an uncommon occurrence these days, but the man they turned down this time has a well-known name in England. Nick Howard, son of Michael Howard, former leader of the British Conservativ ... discuss

In The Selfish Gene (1976), Richard Dawkins suggested the concept of the meme, an idea that propagates itself by being passed from brain to brain by imitation, in analogous fashion to the gene, which ... discuss

This ironic picture of a "protest" by Hispanic High School students, shows all too clearly the flaws of our policy regarding our Southern border and immigration. Michelle Malkin covers the story. ... discuss

Upon further reflection, I reached a rather depressing conclusion. It seems to me that there is little difference between “Union” members who demand pensions, unlimited health care coverage and y ... discuss

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) President, Most Rev. Peter Akinola, has called for two days of national mourning on 27 and 28 March for Nigerians killed in the recent cartoon riots.He said CAN ... discuss

Darwinian Fairytales by the late Australian philosopher David Stove has just been re-issued with a new introduction by Roger Kimball of The New Criterion. The book can be ordered through the publis ... discuss

"Human cloning was always a scientific roadshow" - Great article by Mark Henderson, science correspondent of The Times, agrees with everything that the anti-cloning lobby has been saying for years. Pe ... discuss

by Elizabeth Petrik, April 2004 “[S]trange as it may appear I am quite content to live without believing in a bogey who is prepared to torture me forever,” Lewis once wrote to a friend who had ... discuss




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