Topic: reflection

Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)“Take care to guard against all greed,for though one may be rich,one’s life does not consist of possessio ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “How is it still possible to speak of the dignit ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Whatever you did for one of the least of these bret ... discuss

There is a growing sense in the country that America is in decline. It is not a slow, prolonged deterioration stemming from some inherent defect, but rather a sudden precipitous fall, pointing to a f ... discuss

UPDATE: EyeBeleave offers a rough translation.Synod14 - 15th General Congregation: Speech by the Holy Father Francis for the conclusion of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bish ... discuss

"In a few weeks, the firestorm over the Synod on the Family will die down, but as the process continues for another twelve months, Pope Francis will need to be aware of the increasing criticisms of hi ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “All authority in heaven and on earth has been g ... discuss

For the most part I hate conflict. When someone disagrees with me (especially someone I don’t know well), I withdraw and I don’t respond. When someone is in error, often I don’t cor ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “But when her baby is born, she no longer recall ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: The Ministry Medical by Jonathan Griffiths ($2.99); Out of the Depths by Edgar Harrell ($3.99); Accidental Pharisees by Larry Osborne ($3.99); Diamonds in ... 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

  This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org   “The failure to protect and defend ... discuss

Miao, India, Oct 15, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Miao, located in far north-east India, is conducting a series of seminars to study Ad Gentes, Vatican II's decree on the mission a ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2014 / 01:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Polish bishops' conference voiced concerns Monday over the interim report released by the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family. The ... discuss

As we set off for Las Vegas with the Black Madonna, the picturesque southwestern desert joining California and Nevada offered a peaceful backdrop of reflection on the journey of the historic Ocean to ... discuss

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Vatican City, Oct 13, 2014 / 12:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The approach to irregular unions must start from positive aspects, and stable couples should be accompanied in a development toward the sacramen ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “I looked, and there was a pale green horse. Its ... discuss

The Visionaries -- Lucia, age 9, Francisco, 8, and Jacinta, 6By Jean M. Heimann“Silence, Silence, Our Lady is coming!” Lucia shouted out, over the din of the crowd, as she saw the bright flash of ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “The Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a ... discuss

On October 12, 1877, Nellie Ryan, an unmarried 21-year-old white woman from Turner Junction, Illinois, died in Chicago due to a criminal abortion perpetrated two weeks earlier. The autopsy report n ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “No one can have greater love than to lay down his l ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org   “You are at my side, with your rod and yo ... discuss

Oct 05 - Homily: Bearing Spiritual Fruit This is a reflection given by Fr. Giles M. Atherton on the readings for the Mass of 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Ave Maria! Mass: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Ti ... discuss

We ask for a lot of things when we pray, but the greatest gift that God can give us is the Holy Spirit.   This was Pope Francis’ reflection Thursday morning at Mass in Santa Marta, c ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Doctors and nurses are also responsible, when t ... discuss

I first encountered Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments years ago on the recommendation of my economics professor who was, as I liked to say in jest, a power mad Libertarian. It was his opi ... discuss

On Tuesday, the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, Archbishop Paul-André Durocher of Gatineau, president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, released a statement inviting the ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Among important issues involving the dignity of ... discuss

VIDEO: "The Rosary" composed by Ethelbert Nevin. Recorded 23 September 1951 for The Mario Lanza Show, starring "the most famous tenor in the world" himself, with studio orchestra conducted by Ray Sina ... discuss

New Hampshire Right to Life’s banquet last week was the usual cheerful gathering. Dinner service began later than scheduled, thanks to a lot of mingling and laughter. High school and college stu ... discuss

 Planned Parenthood will not appeal Missouri law extending reflection period from 24 hours to 72 hours By Dave Andrusko Many hundreds of pro-life citizens came to the Missouri State Ca ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Blessed is she who believed that what the Lord ... discuss

Hollywood celebrities often star in films and TV shows that feature pro-life plot lines. Unfortunately, these pro-life messages don’t follow them out of the studio. These are just a few actors whose ... discuss

Missouri abortion advocates threw a massive temper tantrum about how horrific conditions would be for women wanting abortions if the state legislature overturned Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of a pro-l ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 6, 2014 / 07:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During the opening session for the extraordinary synod on the family, Pope Francis told participants not to be afraid of saying what they truly t ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org Seek justice, encourage the oppressed. Defend the caus ... discuss

I love doctrine. Doctrine is simply the teaching of God or the teaching about God—the body of knowledge that he reveals to us through the Bible. I guess I’m one of those geekly people ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “As far as the east is from the west, so far has he ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “My brothers, birds, you should praise your Crea ... discuss

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by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliLife Issues says the deep, dark secret of the health industry is the “hastening of death” through euthanasia thanks to a lucrative market ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Life Issues says the deep, dark secret of the health industry is the “hastening of death” through euthanasia thanks to a lucrat ... discuss

Hollywood celebrities often star in films and TV shows that feature pro-life plot lines. Unfortunately, these pro-life messages don’t follow them out of the studio. These are just a few actors w ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “You are the light of the world” (Matthew 5:14). R ... discuss

Tweetby Justina Van Maren It’s the first of October, and what I think of when I look at the date is; wow, it’s only been five months. It’s only been five months since the Ontario interns ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “It must be his angel” (Acts 12:15).  &n ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org ​”I hold the keys to death” (Revelation ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “The Gospel of God’s love for man, the Gos ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: Taking God At His Word by Kevin DeYoung ($0.99); The Journey to Joy by Josh Moody ($0.99); Boring by Michael Kelley ($2.99); Why Business Matters to G ... discuss

By Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE, Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, International and a leader of Not Dead Yet UKTKevin Fitzpatrickhe idea of a ‘rational’ suicide is, to Philip Nitschke, ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “The angel said to her, do not be afraid, Mary&# ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 28, 2014 / 09:27 am (CNA/EWTN News).- There is no future without the encounter between generations, Pope Francis said –  addressing the tens of thousands of grandparents a ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “War broke out in heaven, with Michael and his angel ... discuss

Memorial of Saint Vincent de Paul, Priest(Click here for readings)While they were all amazed at his every deed,Jesus said to his disciples,“Pay attention to what I am telling you.The Son of ... discuss

“Adopting a consistent ethic of life, the Catholic Church promotes a broad spectrum of issues …Opposition to abortion and euthanasia does not excuse indifference to those who suffer from poverty, ... discuss

Abortionist Dr. Erin King (right)Is anyone—anyone—surprised that abortion clinics outside of Missouri are already trolling for pregnant women?As NRL News Today readers recall, on Se ... discuss

Is anyone—anyone—surprised that abortion clinics outside of Missouri are already trolling for pregnant women? As NRL News Today readers recall, on September 10, the Missouri legislature overrode G ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Take warning, O rulers of the earth. Serve the ... discuss

Peter Kwasniewski has a fascinating article at the New Liturgical Movement  called The Ironic Outcome of the Benedictine-Jesuit Controversy.  In it, he refers to a series of articles by Dom ... discuss

A beautiful reflection from Fr. James Kubicki:http://screen-shots.blogspot.com ... discuss

I believe that America’s embrace of the ghoul Jack Kevorkian–that is not name-calling, see below–is a portentous symptom of cultural dissipation. The current First Things contains a vivid articl ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “I must confess that I am not afraid of the word ... discuss

Orange, Calif., Sep 24, 2014 / 02:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Orange announced Wednesday the new design plans for Christ Cathedral, saying they are intended to transform the former Crystal ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Really, what we have here is only the tragic ca ... discuss

Here is a reflection on climate change written by Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, the president of Caritas Internationalis. (The full text of Tuesday's address to the UN Cl ... 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 “Do not use your freedom as a means to cover up w ... discuss

Last week, Congress approved a “stop-gap” bill to fund the government through the election and pay for a part of President Obama's plan to defeat ISIS with hardly a moment's debate. In this latest ... discuss

Soon-to-be Blesssed Alvaro del Portillo was a "smiling saint," constantly in the presence of God, yet without his "head in the clouds." This is the reflection offered by Monsignor Guillaume Dervill ... discuss

Monday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSJesus said to the crowd:“No one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vesselor sets it under a bed;rather, h ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Through him all things came into existence̶ ... discuss

The Rhyme and Reason of Love and Life - by Tony Funderburk Lorelei was shy. And that’s putting it mildly. Oh, don’t get me wrong. She was full of personality…in fact, she was overfl ... discuss

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Watch testimony at youtu.be/bFAMlbhrLkw This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “You restored ... discuss

Tirana, Albania, Sep 21, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis opened his trip to Albania praising the “coexistence” between members of different faiths in the country, while cond ... 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 “You cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the ... discuss

Today is the memorial of St. Andrew Kim Taegon, priest and martyr, St. Paul Chong, martyr, and companions. During the persecutions of 1839, 1846, 1866, and 1867, one hundred and three Christians in Ko ... discuss

To confess your sins to God is not to tell him anything he doesn't already know. Until you confess them, however, they are the abyss between you. When you confess them, they become the bridge.Frederic ... discuss

It is, and has been for 60 years now, a most peculiar and extraordinary point of view: a government established on the principle of religious freedom contending that people who actually exercise reli ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenThousands of gravestones spot the lush green lawn of Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, but one is different than the others. There is no name carved on it, and no date of birth. The p ... discuss

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards has an editorial in CNN which claims that making the birth control pill available over the counter would “push women back to 1950s.” At first glance, th ... discuss

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

Fr. Nicolas SchwizerThe architect and foreman of that construction is Father Kentenich: He gave us the project, he accompanies us with his guidance and intercession, he becomes present, incarnate in u ... discuss

Credit:  www.christinemonohan.netSometimes I think that almost all Catholic blogs are written by just one person because they all sound exactly the same. No one ever seems to have an original th ... discuss

Do I have to be responsible? Jesus said to his disciples: “Again, amen, I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything for which they are to pray, it shall be granted to them by my heave ... discuss

A call to be changed. I urge you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God, your spiritual worship. Do not conform yourselves ... discuss

A life full of riches. Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How inscrutable are his judgments and how unsearchable his ways! … For from him and through him and for him a ... 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

All people? Really? The foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, ministering to him, loving the name of the LORD, and becoming his servants—all who keep the Sabbath free from profanation and hol ... 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

But Will You Recognize the Lion? "Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD." Deuteronomy 6:4 You might be surprised to realize how many Christians have splintered the image of God in their minds.& ... discuss

Who’s out there? Brothers and sisters: I speak the truth in Christ, I do not lie; my conscience joins with the Holy Spirit in bearing me witness that I have great sorrow and constant anguish in ... discuss

See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God’s child ... discuss

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

We have a big God For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor present things, nor future things, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature wil ... discuss

Here is a reflection offered by Monsignor Vincent Foy, a priest of Toronto, at celebrations last month marking his 75th anniversary of ordination.  Below his reflection is the text of the messa ... discuss

Al Franken speaks at a 2013Planned Parenthood rallyToday the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the so-called "Women's Health Protection Act" (S. 1696), a radical measure that would eli ... discuss

Special Documentary “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and row brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink but he whose heart i ... discuss

If you have not yet seen it, there is an incredible reflection in today's Courier Times on the closings of St. Joseph the Worker, St. Ann St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Our Lady of Fatima, and Immaculate C ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ours is an age of conferences. Dozens of conferences vie for our attention, from a variety of ministries. For those who cannot attend, livestreaming is a way to experience the thrill from afar. Anoth ... 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

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

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

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

Summer Leisure Reading: Some of these are the sorts of books I categorize under my Kindle as ‘Mama Reads.’ Because these are titlest that are free due to being in the public domain, they a ... discuss

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

Around 1924, my grandparents moved their family to the first parish in the U.S. named for a certain newly canonized saint...."St Ephrem the Syrian...was born into a Christian family in Nisibis in abo ... discuss

“So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith” (Galatians 6.10) This verse strikes me as being counter-intuitive. First of ... 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

     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

Let us see who has given witness Philip went down to the city of Samaria and proclaimed the Christ to them. With one accord, the crowds paid attention to what was said by Philip when they heard it an ... 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

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

Recognize the right Shepherd Jesus said: “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever does not enter a sheepfold through the gate but climbs over elsewhere is a thief and a robber. But whoever enters through ... 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

We're still riding the high of all the excitement of yesterday - Second Sunday of Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday, and the Canonization of Saints John XXIII and John Paul the Great. Though I didn't get up ... discuss

You probably don’t know this, but I wrote a book! Simon, Who is Called Peter has just been published by Wipf and Stock Publishers, and it’s also available through Amazon. I’m super ... 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

Here are a few quotations about the resurrection of Jesus that you might find useful. We handed these out yesterday in church and suggested that people consider using them for reflection and prayers, ... 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

So I haven't blogged much in a while. For this  I apologize. Yes, I'm very busy, but so are we all. I have a million tiny things I could blog about, but I never find the time to do so becaus ... discuss

The Culture of Life Review has a great idea.  Recent pro-life convert Donald Trump needs to step up and help get the very import Gosnell Movie made.        ... discuss

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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

Texas gubernatorial candidates Wendy Davis is trying real hard to have it both ways on legislation to ban abortion after 20 weeks.  Try to sort through this:“The Supreme Court sets that viabili ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Remember, of these parents you were born; what c ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 4:26-34 “With many such parables he spoke the word to them as they were able to understand it.” If Jesus had a campaign message it would be that he preached “the Kingd ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 4:21-25 Have you ever received something really, really cool?  Thing about what joy it brought you, along with the person who gave it to you.  You show your friends, famil ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 4:1-20 How is my life fruitful?  Is it fruitful to begin with?  It’s safe to say that all of us struggle interiorly with various vices, bad habits, or sinful attitudes. ... discuss

Today’s Gospel Mark 3:31-35 “Who are my mother and my brothers?” I am the oldest of four and in my life I have often wondered that very thing: exactly who are my mother and brothers and sis ... discuss

The Herald: "The Church of Scotland and the Humanist Society Scotland are preparing a joint plan to put to MSPs to replace religious assemblies in schools with a 'Time for Reflection' slot." Original ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 3:22-30 “How can Satan cast out Satan?” In today’s Gospel, we find Jesus being questioned by the scholars of the day about His authority over demons. In a ... discuss

It is perhaps emblematic of our decadent times that the two most noteworthy legal maneuvers of late, occupying significant time and resources of the the legislative and judicial branches are: providin ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Matthew 4:12-23 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand,” our Lord tells us in today’s Gospel. On the surface, it can seem like a doomsday warning. In one sense, it i ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 16:15-18 In this Gospel, Jesus appears to the Eleven and said to them: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature.” He goes on to talk about the ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 3:13-19 In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus chooses from among his disciples “those whom he desired” to serve as his apostles. It makes me wonder, what about these men d ... discuss

  By Rev. Paul T. Stallsworth January 22, 2014. The forty-first anniversary of Roe v. Wade (with Doe v. Bolton), the United States Supreme Court decision(s) that knocked down state laws pertainin ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 3:7-12 Why did Jesus warn spirits not to make Him known? Didn’t He want people to know He was the messiah? But we must ask the question why the demons wanted to reveal the ... discuss

On Tuesday, James Stoner published a reflection on the morality of free-market economics, to which I respond today. Professor Stoner is no opponent of markets; in fact, he argues for a presumption in ... 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

Today’s Gospel: Mark 3:1-6 The gospel today speaks of the Pharisees watching closely to see if Jesus would heal the man with the withered hand on the Sabbath.  Do we watch closely too, to see i ... discuss

Spitting in Rome’s Eye: A Reflection on How Orthodoxy’s Sinfulness Prevents Reunion Red River OrthodoxMany Orthodox prefer to dismiss Catholicism and Protestantism as two sides of the same coin, a ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 2:23-28 You know the hero in any action movie? He finds himself in impossible situations where he is exhausted, he has been shot, and things seem bleak, but he keeps fightin ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 2:18-22 I don’t like change. I feel much more comfortable in the old way of doing things. One day I pray for conversion. The next day I get nervous and change my mind. How ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: John 1:29-34 “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world”.  What incredible words uttered in John’s Gospel. We hear these words every time we partake in t ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 2:13-17 As a healer herself, Blessed Christina Ciccarelli would have looked upon the “sinners and tax collectors” in much the same way as Jesus looked upon them: as a do ... discuss

The Israeli pro-life group Be’ad Chaim slammed the government's recent decision to extend abortion funding to virtually all women, saying the move was a reflection of the country's moral and spiritu ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 2:1-12 This is a passage we may have learned in Vacation Bible School as a child.  The miracle of the paralyzed man.  We may have been taught that this man’s friends are ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 1:40-45 It is tempting to expect a pat lesson from each Bible story, but we don’t always get one.  Sometimes the Bible just tells us what happened.  We end up with more ... discuss

Matt Maher (remember him from the World Youth Day Vigil in Rio?) will be singing at the pre-rally concert at the March for Life Prior to the March for Life rally next week on the 22nd, from 11:1 ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 1:29-39 Reading today’s Gospel reminded me that as soon as we come to Christ with our needs, He begins to assist us.  Many times we turn to Christ and are unaware of His ... 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

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

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

Today’s Gospel: Mark 1:21-28 When I was a little girl, well before the invention of laptops, iPhones, FaceBook, Angry Birds, or Candy Crush Saga, we played games where kids actually interacted. ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Today’s Gospel: Mark 1:14-20 Simon and his brother Andrew “left their nets and followed [Jesus].”  They, in essence, left their former way of life to be a disciple of Jesus.  Remarkably th ... 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

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

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

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

Today’s Gospel: Matthew 3:13-17 When I consider Jesus’ baptism, I’m always struck by John’s protest. ”I need to be baptized by you, and yet you are coming to me?” ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: John 3:22-30 Jesus is baptizing.  John is also baptizing.  There is an “abundance of water”, so it seems we don’t need to be concerned with being anything but being t ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Luke 5:12-16 I entered the mostly darkened church at our parish in Estes Park, Colorado. There was enough light to see my way to the door of the sacristy, but not much more. This ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Luke 4:14-22 When Jesus returned to his hometown, walked into the synagogue, and stood up to read, how proud must his mother have been? Here was her son, the baby-turned-boy-turn ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 6:45-52 It is still the Christmas season, and I am still picturing Jesus as a tiny baby wrapped in swaddling clothes. Throughout Advent and Christmas, the message of salvati ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Mark 6:34-44 “When Jesus saw the vast crowd, his heart was moved with pity for them.” The gospel today is a window into the very heart of Jesus. Jesus is moved with pity for ... discuss

How do you improve a nation? Do you start by amending its laws? Not so, according to our nation’s most famous conservative jurist. A nation’s character is a reflection of its citizens̵ ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Matthew 4:12-17, 23-25 “Repent, for the kingdom of Heaven is at hand.”  That line in today’s Gospel is truly an attention grabber for me!  In the busyness of days, I tend ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12 I’m excited I get to write the gospel reflection for the Epiphany of Our Lord.  This is a great story with a stirring plot.  It’s a story of adventure, trave ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: John 1:35-42 It is amazing, really, that John’s disciples simply hear their teacher announce that Jesus is “the Lamb of God” and they follow Him, without question, without spe ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: John 1:35-42 It is amazing, really, that John’s disciples simply hear their teacher announce that Jesus is “the Lamb of God” and they follow Him, without questi ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: John 1:29-34 Once again, John the Baptist directs us toward Jesus, the Lamb of God. He identifies Him as the one who, filled with the Holy Spirit, will take away the sins of the ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: John 1:19-28 “Who am I?” It’s a question I was pretty confident answering in my teens. It’s a question I thought I was better understanding through my 20s ... discuss

By Faramir, Riscossa Cristiana | January 1, 2014   There would be an infallible method [to employ] so that what happened to Cardinal Burke would not be repeated in the Church of Original Posting ... discuss

As we enter the new year remember the little way. Here’s my latest article for Aleteia–a reflection on the Christ child and the need to be little. We are so used to hearing Jesus’ teachi ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Luke 2:16-21 As we turn the page on our calendars and embark upon a New Year, I feel blessed beyond measure to share with you a new feature here at CatholicMom.com. For every day ... discuss

we have seen it and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was made visible to us— what we have seen and heard we proclaim now to you, so that you too may ha ... 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

An Attitude of GratitudeI was thinking back on a recent article comparing how God's complete renovation in our lives is similar to the work done on the TV show Extreme Home Makeover.  If you have ... discuss

“Strengthen the hands that are feeble, make firm the knees that are weak, say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is your God, he comes with vindication; with divine rec ... discuss




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