Topic: reflection

It all started at a memorial service I recently attended. The woman whose life was being celebrated and remembered came to its conclusion sooner than most would expect. But it wasn’t the life cut ... discuss

As Bates argues, the gospel can’t be reduced to the formula “Jesus died for our sins,” since the gospel centers on the truth that Jesus is King. He’s the resurrected and enthroned Lord over a ... discuss

Expectations. Realities. When Jesus heard that they had thrown him out, He found him and said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” He answered and said, “Who is He, sir, that I may ... discuss

The Fifth Sunday of Lent (A) April 2, 2017By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisEzekiel 37:12-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:8-11; John 11:1-45"Untie him and let him go." (John 11: 44) Nearing the end of the s ... discuss

Reminder - there is no fasting on a Solemnity. So enjoy taking a break from your Lenten fast while celebrating the great good done for us when Mary said, "Yes" and Jesus became flesh in her womb.Leona ... discuss

Having passed overwhelmingly in both the House and Senate, a bill to ban sex-selective abortions was sent yesterday to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.The anti-gendercide bill is already law in Arizona, ... discuss

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COMING IN EARLY APRIL!Seeking Jesus in Everyday LifePrayers and Reflections for Getting CloserThis book is for the beginner and for those beginning again — to bring us closer to Jesus, which is ever ... discuss

I’ve been a teen four or five years now. I think I’ve learned a good bit about teenagerhood (you do, when you’re living it). But there’s one aspect in particular that’s been on my mind the ... discuss

To love God with all that we are, what does that mean?  How do we love God?  Does simply knowing his words do it, or do they have to become a part of us so that they truly guide all we do? & ... discuss

“Strong informed consent requirements manifest both a trust in women and a justified concern for their welfare,” said AUL’s Denise Burke. WASHINGTON, D.C. (02-09-17) – “Women are more than c ... discuss

The Solemnity of Saint Joseph, March 19, 2017By Msgr. Bernard Bourgeois2 Samuel 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16; Psalm 89; Romans 4:13, 16-18, 22; Matthew 1:16, 18-21, 24a"Joseph, son of David, do not be afra ... discuss

“It is imperative that we realize our complete dependence upon the Holy Spirit.  We must not forget, of course, that our activity is enlisted to the fullest extent in the process of sanctification. ... discuss

“I know congregants that love to find out the next Sunday’s hymns during the previous week, so they can open up their hymnal, refresh the words, and work on their part so they’re prepared to ... discuss

Bewildered, convicted, witnessing. The woman left her water jar and went into the town and said to the people, “Come see a man who told me everything I have done. Could he possibly be the Chr ... discuss

27 doctors have already asked to be removed from the list of those willing to participate in euthanasia, since it was legalised in Canada last June. Doctors in Canada have been asking to be removed fr ... discuss

Conviction from the other side. “Every branch of mine that bears no fruit, he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” This Lent we are focusing ... discuss

Editor's note: On Tuesdays, 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

Father Lance HarlowThere is one word to describe the impact that the resurrection of Jesus from the dead has had on those who believe. That one word is joy. In the Gospel of Matthew, which is read at ... discuss

The season of Lent is a period of sacrifice and self-reflection. While it is true that Lent is a time of prayer and fasting it is easy to feel like we are struggling. It is important to love Lent beca ... discuss

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — International Women's Day meant another day begging on a South African street corner, seeking money to care for children and a sick husband. It meant another day of training to b ... discuss

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Entertainment is a powerful form of persuasion. We must not forget how powerfully movies and other forms of entertainment shape how people think about the world. And they especially influence young pe ... discuss

I’ve found a reason for me To change who I used to be A reason to start over new And the reason is you. (Hoobastank, “The Reason”) Jesus told many riveting parables in the Scriptures. He spoke ... discuss

Sen. SchumerFlashback – SEN. SCHUMER: ‘Who In America Doesn't Think A President, Democrat Or Republican, Deserves His Or Her Picks For Who Should Run The Agencies? NobodySEN. MITCH McCONNELL (R ... discuss

Convicted and choosing freedom. “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden; it is only about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden that God said, ‘You shall not ea ... discuss

The Second Sunday of Lent (A), March 12, 2017By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisGenesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 33; 2 Timothy 1:8b-10; Matthew 17:1-9"He saved us and called us to a holy life." (2 Tim1:9) The annua ... discuss

Such strong language may foster a smug sense of moral superiority among secular audiences or left-wing Christians eager to accept these arguments and vilify the so-called Religious Right. These theori ... discuss

A Massachusetts woman who chose life for her child after being raped is fighting against her convicted abuser for sole custody of the child. The Boston Herald reports the woman, who is unnamed in the ... discuss

Did you know that the Month of March is dedicated to St. Joseph?31-Day St. Joseph Daily Reflection Originally composed by St. Alphonsus Liguori, the text in this booklet was adapted by Hugh J. O' ... discuss

On 4 March 2017, I will be speaking at a medical conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Below are my speaking notes. I can be contacted at HumanLifeMatters@shaw.ca.___________This session is entitled ... discuss

We have a class in Washington, the Chuck Schumers of this world, who want to continue business as usual.by Star Parker: Appearing recently on ABC's "The View," Senator Chuck Schumer painted a picture ... 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

. . . Farmers, Ranchers and Energy Producers RejoiceIt’s Been a Little Excessiveby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The people who grow and raise our food - and produce energy that actually, you ... discuss

Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, a Passionist clerical student known for his devotion to the Virgin Mary, born Francesco Possenti at Assisi, Italy on March 1, 1838, died Gran Sasso, Italy February 27, ... discuss

Here, for your consideration, is our annual compilation of ways to observe the season of Lent. Lent is a time of enormous grace and spiritual renewal. It is a period of solemnity, reflection and repen ... discuss

After I blogged about missing Mass last weekend, I emailed one of our favorite local priests about what I could do regarding my terrible no-Mass streak. His advice was simple: keep trying. Try to make ... discuss

Accompanying Video:  Who is God, really?One of my favorite gospel preachers A.W. Tozer said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.”We were b ... discuss

Hit the road. “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing ... discuss

Extraordinary life. So let no one boast about human beings, for everything belongs to you, Paul or Apollos or Cephas, or the world or life or death, or the present or the future: all belong to you, ... discuss

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Love to completion. I urge you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree in what you say, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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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