Topic: suffer

Before the conversion of the Emperor Constantine in 312 AD, back in the days when Christianity was still a persecuted religion, the act of becoming a Christian involved turning one's back on the pursu ... discuss

27,000 Christians died in terrorist attacks, the destruction of Christian villages, or by government persecution.  Christians are now the most persecuted group in the world. May the souls of all ... discuss

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards’ latest photo op had pro-lifers calling out the abortion chain this weekend for using a cross to promote abortion. On Saturday, Latinos for Planned Parenth ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)When Jesus heard that John the Baptist had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee. He left His hometown of Nazareth an ... discuss

Saint Ita, “the Foster Mother of the Irish Saints,” was born in the fifth century. She, like many of the Irish saints, was of the nobility. Her parents were devout Christians who lived in County W ... discuss

THE BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT & SANCTIONS (BDS) MOVEMENT – A HATEFUL, MISGUIDED & ANTI-SEMITIC UNDERTAKING   AN OVERVIEW The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is a pro-Palestinian unde ... discuss

Here’s a solid truth that never grows old.  My salvation is not an after thought.  The covenant of grace, made before the foundation of the world between God the Father, God the Son, and God t ... discuss

I keep a copy of The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas à Kempis, beside my Bible on my night table. I read the Bible to begin my days and excerpts of The Imitation of Christ to conclude many of my days. ... discuss

I watched an old woman die of hunger and thirst. She had Alzheimer’s, this old woman, was child-like, trusting, vulnerable, with a child’s delight at treats of chocolate and ice cream, an ... discuss

Discrimination against people with disabilities has become acceptable in today’s society as long as that person is still in the womb. A Canadian woman recently defended aborting her unborn son a ... discuss

If we find our worth in our work, we are workaholics. If my outlook on life is wrapped up in how “work is going,” in how I feel I am performing, then my identity is fully found in my job or career ... discuss

Just in case you missed this from Bill O’Reilly tonight on his “Talking Points”………..Papa Mike   About 250 reporters faced the president-elect in New York City ... discuss

Anxiety has a way of enveloping children in an endless loop of worry they can’t escape, Goff explains. For some, it’s the fear of throwing up at school or of being separated from their parents. Fo ... discuss

by Dr. Bill Smith, Editor: Yesterday, Family Research Council (FRC) and the North Carolina Values Coalition (NCVC) filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Gloucester County S ... discuss

lived during the reign of Emperors Decius and Vallerian in 255. He knew well the art of warfare and used to live in the Armenian city of Melitine. He was the first to suffer martyrdom in this city. An ... discuss

Of all that Job lost, the deaths of his children had to be the most painful. Some may argue that in Satan coming a second time before God and asking to harm Job himself that his own health was most de ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing and Singing about the Rhyme and Reason for Your Life No matter what – prayer is powerful When you pray to the one true, living, loving Creator of all the heavens and th ... discuss

Theresa Bonopartis knows she is not the only woman who struggles when she reads an article or study that implies women do not suffer ill effects after having an abortion. And she has seen them more fr ... discuss

“Love for Brothers Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and t ... discuss

“Love for Brothers Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and t ... discuss

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says that women who get abortions show no signs of increased mental health problems after having an abortion – and that in ... discuss

“Love for Brothers Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and t ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say around three dozen people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train either hit something or derailed as it arrived at a New York City terminal. ... discuss

With the exception of the picture of the doctor the other two funny picks were by Papa Mike and not the SOURCE of this article……Papa Mike    There’s finally hope for the criticall ... discuss

(Russian: Серафим Саровский) born Prokhor Moshnin (Прохор Мошнин), is one of the most renowned Russian monks and mystics in the Orthodox Church. He is generally considered ... discuss

They gathered together on a Saturday, in the Bronx—they came from far and near, from all races, and from differing educational backgrounds and vocations. They differed in many other ways—but they ... discuss

With their preferred candidate having lost the presidential election, pro-abortionists are angrier and more eager to censor than ever. If we are not alert and on guard, groups such as National Right t ... discuss

Doctors gave Claire Holliday three options when they told her that her unborn son had a potentially fatal heart condition. One was abortion. Her son Vinnie’s chances were not good. Doctors diagn ... discuss

For Bart Gingerich, a fellow with the Institute on Religion and Democracy and a student at Reformed Episcopal Seminary, becoming Anglican was an intellectual journey steeped in the thought of ancient ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Sowellby Dr. Thomas Sowell: Any honest man, looking back on a very long life, must admit — even if only to himself — being a relic of a bygone era. Having lived long enough to have seen ... discuss

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Image from Chant ArtWe have only just celebrated the birth of our Lord and already the liturgy presents us with the feast of the first person to give his life for this Baby who has been born. Yesterda ... discuss

All that we know about Stephen the Protomartyr (that is, the first martyr of the Christian Church) is found in chapters 6 and 7 of the Book of Acts.The early Christian congregations, like the Jewish s ... discuss

Merry Christmas! Hodie nobis coelorum rex de virgine nasci dignatus est, ut hominem perditum ad coelestia regna revocaret. Gaudet exercitus angelorum: Quia salus aeterna humano generi apparuit. G ... discuss

Families across the Christian world are gathering for Christmas even now, with caravans of cars and planeloads of passengers headed to hearth and home. Christmas comes once again, filled with the joy, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 661 Proper of Seasons: 357 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1109 Midday Prayer for Wednesday, December 21, using the Current Psalmody God, come to ... discuss

This article was written by Paul Russell and published by HOPE Australia on December 23.TPaul Russellhe development of the idea and then the availability of euthanasia for psychiatric reasons is somet ... discuss

This month, the JAMA Psychiatry published the latest findings from the abortion-turnaway study. This study compares health outcomes between various groups of women: The first group obtained first-trim ... discuss

A Canadian women who aborted her nearly full-term unborn baby defended her actions in a new interview on Thursday after several news outlets broke the story earlier this week. The unnamed woman’ ... discuss

Many people claim that John Calvin was against missions and that those who call themselves Calvinists or prescribe to the 5-points of Calvinism are anti-missional in their thinking.  Is that true? ... discuss

If it’s right to oppose the killing of human beings at the beginning of life, why do so many evangelicals say it’s okay near the end of life? Evangelical support for the pro-life cause is both wel ... discuss

This talk was delivered on November 23, 2016 on the occasion of the launch of a new book, “The Lion of Münster: The Bishop Who Roared Against the Nazis,” by Fr. Dan Utrecht, an OratorianBy Charle ... discuss

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light... (Isaiah 9:2) The common application of Isaiah 9:2 is a spiritual one in which the “people who walked in darkness” are those who lived p ... discuss

The Apostle Thomas (Hebrew or Aramaic for "twin") was also called "Didymus" (Greek for "twin"). He was absent when the Risen Lord appeared to the other apostles on the evening of Easter Day, and refus ... discuss

“Scrooge was dead: to begin with.” Wait – Ebenezer Scrooge doesn’t perish in A Christmas Carol, though his harrowing encounters with three supernatural specters likely scared him to death. Hi ... 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

. . . One of Trump's newest advisors unpacks the president-elect's historic victory at David Horowitz Freedom Center’s 2016 Restoration Weekend.Below are the video and a transcript to Monica Crowley ... discuss

Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey fired his top reformer last month, Tim Jeffries, who he’d recruited to head the Department of Economic Security in February of 2015. Jeffries came in and clean ... discuss

19 December, Old Testament Adam was the first man, made in the image of God and given dominion over all the earth (Genesis 1:26). His name may be variously translated "earth," "dust," or "clay," all ... discuss

1998: A Lingering DeathVenus Ortiz died in a nursing from lingering abortion complications at age 29 on December 16, 1998. The abortion had been performed five years earlier by Dr. Leiber at Eastern ... discuss

In keeping with the idea of restoring the sacred, I present here some very interesting photos of Catholic motor chapels.  These chapels were beautifully set up and designed to allow priests to of ... discuss

"It was all a waste of time!" I said to myself in desperation. "Christina is isolating herself from the other girls, we waited all year for Camp, only to have her sideline herself, becoming obsessed w ... discuss

As I have written before, I don't think any Church document since Humanae Vitae in 1968 has produced as much controversy and outright rebellion in the Catholic Church as we have seen from Amoris Laeti ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Writer - Whimsical and logical content writer in Colorado Springs Do you trust alcoholic beverages to be safe? In 1920 the United States instituted the Eighteent ... discuss

Steel Magnificat rags on pro-life monomaniacs:The pro-life movement is infested with cranks who suffer from monomania. Most of us know someone of this type. When you mention that children are dyi ... discuss

There are times in my life when something simple will rock my world make me question myself.  If I didn't have God I don't know how I would go on, but He gives me that strength.  In the past ... discuss

Matthew 21:1-11Advent 1November 27th, 2016“The Manifold Coming of Christ”If you just came to church today and heard our Gospel reading, you might think that someone had messed up the scheduled rea ... discuss

From The Hijacking of American Education By Ruth Nourse “The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth,” Jennie Brownscombe, 1914. Click to enlarge. History as Truth If it is possible in a courtr ... discuss

Dear Cody,I’ve seen the message you left for “People Older Than Me” on behalf of “People Younger Than Me”, which has had over 331,000 views at this writing [11/19/16]. For the benefit of eve ... discuss

Suicide in Missouri, 1984Sandra Kaiser, who had turned 15 two days earlier, committed suicide on November 19, 1984, after an abortion at Reproductive Health Services in St. Louis, MO. In Octobe ... discuss

So, the election happened. And boy was it a messy affair! Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming up soon. Red kettle season starts tomorrow. Things are ramping up for another successful year in the Sa ... discuss

I’ve recently become a major fan of the History Channel show “Forged by Fire”.  It is a reality/game show where contestants compete to turn raw materials into finished knives thru the proce ... discuss

Mr. W. and I were just talking about how difficult it is not to simply absorb the culture in which you live because no one can really stand outside his own time. Maybe a little, in flashes, but n ... discuss

This afternoon, I sat in the hospital listening to a dad who lost his infant son the day before.  With tears streaming down his face, he looked at me and said,  " I never knew how hollow wor ... discuss

I've been struggling this past week with anxiety more than is typical for me.  Things are going well, Howard is home for summer and we've been having a great time together as a family.  Ther ... discuss

A soul that is full shall tread upon the honeycomb: and a soul that is hungry shall take even bitter for sweet.  -- Proverbs 27:7Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any ma ... discuss

By now I'm sure most of my former readers have all but given up on this blog.  I have been going for weeks and months without posting anything.  But the last year has been rough.Some of my s ... discuss

In the National Right to Life News, Dave Andrusko reports on two recent editorials opposing Proposition 106.  Here’s the conclusion of one of the editorials: “Death with Dignity” sounds lik ... discuss

By Veronica Arntz All of us are fully aware of the suffering in our lives—suffering, as a consequence of Adam and Eve’s fall, affects everyone, to various degrees and in different ways. While we k ... discuss

By Joe Kral Samuel Adams once famously stated, “Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt. He theref ... discuss

In the wake of another mass shooting in the United States of America, some of us declare our country's need for Jesus. Yet, as this picture shows, Jesus is not enough.Because people can be faithful bo ... discuss

Bible translation is not simply replacing a hebrew, aramaic, or greek word for an equivalent in the receiver language.Take for example the greek New Testament word, "agape". In modern English translat ... discuss

"But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are w ... discuss

“A Vision of All the Saints”Rev. 7:9-17In a well-known movie, “Dead Poets Society”, Robin Williams played a poetry teacher at an elite boarding school for teenage boys. His unorthodox teachin ... discuss

by Fr. Mark Hodges – Patriarch Kirill, leader of the Russian Orthodox Church met with famous American Evangelical leader Franklin Graham last week, with whom he shared his admiration for America ... discuss

When I worry about others recognizing how special I am or giving me praise for what I do, I am miserable.  When people treat me in a way I think is unfair, I am miserable.  When I thank God ... discuss

The Corrupt Woman of Washington D.C. and the Wheeler Dealer of NYCWho in their right mind can vote of Hillary Clinton?  The Scarlet Woman of Washington D.C who will do anything to go against our ... discuss

Pentecost 3 – June 5, 2016Luke 7:11-17"Jesus Saves Widows, Dead Guys, and You"If you've ever suffered loss... you probably know how well meaning people can say some of the least helpful things. Thin ... 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

Photo source: Nature World News.A recent petition on Change.org, titled “Justice for Harambe”, makes me wonder if anyone really knows what justice is anymore.Harambe’s DeathOn Saturday, May 28, ... discuss

(My editorial published 7/7/16 in local Democrat Chronicle)For me, there can be only one reason why FBI Director Comey opted not to justifiably and responsibly recommend indictment of Hillary for gros ... discuss

In 2007, Tony Spencer ran against a Democratic incumbent for Commonwealth’s Attorney of Caroline County, Virginia.  Spencer won election in 2007 and again in 2011, with significant Republican suppo ... discuss

This newly minted devotional builds on the Bible character, Daniel. This black books sports a lovely leather-like covering on its edges and spine. Hawkins begins this book with an Introduction to th ... discuss

Praise God! Our pro-life training conference here in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has been a great success. Dr. Brian Clowes, Emil Hagamu and I have been sharing with regional pro-life leaders what we’ve ... discuss

Thank you for your prayers during our mission to Tanzania the last two weeks. It was a blessed and productive time with our partners and new friends, though it is good to be home. As we were completin ... discuss

Question: "I have heard some claim that Orthodoxy does not approve of self defense or firearms specifically, specifically attacking the "take your purse and buy" a sword verse from Luke that is often ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs Do you know a message of hope? Would you believe most people in the ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs I know a writer who chooses stories as his writing style. I work w ... discuss

This one began with a conversation, with a statement within that conversation: “Christians don’t get to hold a grudge!” It’s just not an option, not a vice we can allow ourselves. But ... discuss

No one has seen as much poverty around the world at close range as Mother Teresa, who was declared a saint by Pope Francis. That is why she is a hero to the social justice movement. But she is ... discuss

The so-called "catholic" blogosphere reacted this week in horror (again, almost in one voice) to what they consider to be a truly evil action. Oh, I don't mean the horrific massacre of 49 people and ... discuss

SourceI, for the most part, no longer read "catholic" blogs and websites.  Far too many "catholic" blogs are filled with self-righteous hatred, anger, vitriol and condemnation of anyone who does ... discuss

By Kianna Owen“Imagine, if you will, a gift … picture it in your mind. It's not too big—about the size of a golf ball.”In three brilliant minutes in front of the TED crowd, Stacey Kramer capti ... discuss

By Meagan NijenhuisIn a country where there is no protection for pre-born children and nearly 300 little boys and girls are walked to their death every single day, there is a lot of devastation. Nearl ... discuss

Recently a bizarre exchange occurred on our Facebook page, the contents of which would only be comprehensible to people living during the last thirty years. A commenter, who at first acted as though ... discuss

I've been thinking, as I'm sure most of you have, about the coming presidential election. As you are probably aware, I've been backing Ted Cruz since day one. He is the only candidate with an actual r ... discuss

John 16:12–22Easter 5April 24, 2016“From Sorrow to Joy”Because of sin, life is short and full of misery.  The relative innocence of your childhood is quickly shattered, and the world keeps ... discuss

George McFall clearly needed some of David Shimp’s bone marrow more than Shimp needed it. When Shimp – McFall’s first cousin – refused to give it, McFall took him to court. The judge’s gavel ... discuss

“...Just as he told them.”Luke 22:7-20Jesus always seems to have an eye on the future. Some might call him “forward-looking” or even “visionary”. He says something will happen, and it do ... discuss

“Remember Easter”Luke 24:1-12Christ is Risen! (He is risen indeed. Alelluia!)A blessed and joyous Easter Sunday to you, as we celebrate and remember the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ! I ... discuss

So it doesn’t matter that today would be the first post and all the good stuff we missed and or probably won’t be viewed again.  The whole server crashed. Anyway webarchive.org is good fo ... discuss

So it doesn’t matter that today would be the first post and all the good stuff we missed and or probably won’t be viewed again.  The whole server crashed. Anyway webarchive.org is good fo ... discuss

Birth control is the single biggest contributor to the immorality which is so prevalent in our world today.  Since the introduction of the birth control pill in 1960, sex has become nothing more ... discuss

Via the power of IFTTT Lent 2c, (February 21, 2016) Luke 13:31-35 TITLE: “Put Your Trust Where it Belongs” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text f ... discuss

Oddly enough, according to a couple of sources, Associate Justice Antonin G. Scalia’s best friend was AJ Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Said Marcia Coyle on PBS NewsHour Weekend, Scalia, who passed away Satur ... discuss

Transfiguration Day, (February 7, 2016) Luke 9:28–36 TITLE: “Changed” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read fro ... discuss

This week a committee of scientists and ethicists have recommended to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that they approve three-parent embryo techniques for use in IVF in the United States. ... discuss

This from Occupy Democrats: This from the Unites States Founding Fathers: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected ... discuss

In one way, Reagan isn't hard to understand at all: he knew what he believed, meant what he said, and made clear what he intended to do.  He didn't suffer from anxiety or self-doubt.~Jacob Weisbe ... 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

Dear Brothers & Sisters in Jesus: This post is about autism. You may have heard of autism. You may even know or have a family member with autism. What Is Autism? Autism is considered a com ... discuss

Michael J. Perry(Image source: sacbee.com.)On December 30, 2015, economist Mark J. Perry published in his American Enterprise Institute blog Carpe Diem a couple of chartspurporting to show that the Am ... discuss

Time and again we have heard those on the left site their reasons for keeping guns out of the hands of legal citizens of the United States.  Gun violence is at an all-time high, but so is every o ... discuss

Each year has meanings and memories, some of those that are personal to each of us and those close to us. In 2015, my sister Mary and my brother Jack passed from this life into eternity and they will ... discuss

This is about that time of year. I'm not talking about Halloween. I'm talking about the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP), which is observed every year on the weekend of N ... discuss

My daughter Chrissy and her friend Mary pray in front of Our Lady. “The real crisis that our world is going through now is not essentially economic or political, but a ‘crisis of God,’” says ... discuss

The debate over abortion has reignited in the United States in recent weeks, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to a Texas law that places new regulations upon abortion ... 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

Being Teachers of "Good Things"I have been seeing a lot of "Christian" meetings focusing on the "Women of God", "Women's Destiny" or the more common phrase, "Women's Empowerment".empowerment: the ... discuss

"The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the filthiness of her fornications. And on ... discuss

"And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression." I Timothy 2:14Have you ever wondered about this verse?  I have. When I first read it, I am sure my physical exp ... discuss

A few days ago I went to my bank and found a teller ready and waiting for me.  The sign at his station said “April.”  I said, “Are you April?” He answered “Yes.” ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

And that's their article title, not mine, but there's a "But" that's leaving me wary. The site is called HealthResearchFunding.org and it's hosted by the National Health Council (NHC) since March 2011 ... discuss

That could have been my child. I already know firsthand what happens in abortion. I know you can see their tiny feet and hands and other body parts. I saw my own boy. I still can remember that day ove ... discuss

Have you ever read something in a footnote that was just too good to leave there? Whether you have or not, I think that this gem buried in Joe Rigney’s book The Things of Earth: Treasuring God ... discuss

St. Ann, my name saint, is also my patroness for the year 2015.  July 26th is her feast day, so today is the day to begin her novena.  Here is the novena prayer I am saying.Novena Prayer to ... discuss

Half a million attend the March for Life  each year.If you are like me, you are in mourning. Not merely for a battle lost, but for the thousands of misguided souls who may be lost due to the Supr ... discuss

Tell me, If there are 4 sheep and one goat, how many sheep are there, if I call the goat a sheep?"Porneia" in Greek, is translated to sexual immorality. You cannot legalize sexual immorality, and not ... discuss

I've been though hell over a lot of my adult life, but I'm lucky.  I still suffer from depression but at the same time it's been pretty minor and manageable. It's hard to change your mind set and ... discuss

but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect – ... discuss

It is that time of year when, once again, Churches of all denominations ramp up their hospitality.  One need not look far to find flier invitations for Easter egg hunts, local ads for sunrise service ... discuss

I will deliver them out of the hand of death. I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy death; O hell, I will be thy bite... Osee (Hosea) 13:14 (Douay-Rheims translation)Because Chris ... discuss

Bosch's Christ Carrying the CrossThe Christological treatises in the Summa Theologica make excellent Lenten reading. If you are looking for something for the short time remaining in Holy Week, I recom ... discuss

The Supreme Court Ruling striking down Canada's laws against assisted suicide is an extreme example of judicial overreach. Major social change like this should always come from elected repre ... discuss

Most of you readers are aware of the fact that, back in 2006, our family welcomed a child into our home from a disrupted adoption.    I detailed the events surrounding that decision and ... 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

There seem to be two camps when it comes to other people's opinion of those of us who foster children. Either they are fully supportive and paint you as a saint lavishing you with the praise you know ... discuss

Today, the last Sunday of the Church year, we reflect on two things: Jesus Christ as our  King and the conclusion of the Year of Faith.  We proclaim Christ King of the universe because He ... discuss

She's brought the "right to die" argument onto the front burner for many folks. Paradoxically, by refusing to kill herself as originally planned she has become an asset for those of us who oppose suic ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, October 6, 2011 AUSTIN, TX – Today, attorneys with the Texas Center for Defense of Life (www.TCDL.org), Law of Life Project in Washington, DC (www.lawoflifep ... discuss

Two months ago the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that a priest in a particular case should break the seal of confession. The priest was ordered to testify if a certain individual went to confession to ... discuss

Central, south and west Phoenix have a unique opportunity this November to elect a genuine pro-life candidate to Congress.  Since 1991 the area - now known as Congressional District 7 - has had t ... 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

It has been a very instructive week since Chick Fil A was observed catering the Houston Women's Clinic. A wonderful young Abolitionist, Caleb Head, tried to speak with the delivery person who actually ... discuss

This story is so enraging, yet justice was thankfully served...though many, including myself might rather the disgusting perv was killed. Hopefully he will serve the rest of his life in prison, but un ... discuss

In high school, I did half of my coursework at home through a Catholic home school program. As a freshman, I wrote an essay on why Catholics should pray a daily Rosary. Looking back, I’m not sure w ... discuss

by Ben Johnson SACRAMENTO, CA, May 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Since Gov. Jerry Brown signed a sweeping new bill into law last October, the state of California has trained dozens of non-physic ... discuss

My fellow men, may I be perfectly frank?  It's time to man up and grow up!  There is a pandemic in this country of males with adult bodies afflicted with children's minds and spirits.  ... discuss

Two politicians… One is a leader, the other is a natural leader. Lucinda Creighton can have our vote!Lucinda Creighton is a woman who is able to stand up to political bullies when it comes to go ... discuss

Claims of abortions demands by Catholics don’t give a balanced journalistic view on Vatican surveysToday’s reporting about Catholics asserting their right to self determination on Church d ... discuss

There is a video making the rounds of a young woman who filmed her abortion so that people can see there is such a thing as a "positive abortion experience." I am not going to repost it because it is ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORApril 27, 2014 by Fr. George W. Rutler Our Lord kept his promise: “These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full” (John 15:11). Like ... discuss

My new migraine book is out under my pen name so I'd like to share my story about how I used to suffer from migraines. I used to have terrible migraines. I had them almost every day. They we ... discuss

HOMEI need to take a little time for research this week; our next topic, which will appear in the next two weeks, will be dissociation: how it relates to abortion and how it correlates to chronic illn ... 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

What went wrong?  Why did we lose in Albuquerque's election to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks? What went right?     Five months ago when the petition was introduced in Albu ... discuss

7 Quick Takes - Hosted at www.conversiondiary.com --- 1 ---I apologize that I have been horrible at blogging lately, I've been horrible at writing lately.  I feel as though I've been horrible a ... discuss

Dearest Ones, Since May of 2013, 206 unborn little ones were brought into the Building For Women in Duluth Minn. for slaughter through abortion. These little ones were enjoying life. They were jumping ... discuss

A friend of mine asked me to review a section of a book called So Why Didn't They Tell Me That In Church by Steven Michael Owens. The section he asked me to comment on is a defense of conditional immo ... discuss

From #57: To those who suffer, God does not provide arguments which explain everything; rather, his response is that of an accompanying presence, a history of goodness which touches every story of suf ... discuss

Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska: Divine Mercy in My Soul by Faustina Kowalska My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sister Faustina writes her diary as a very frank and open disclosure of visions and locutio ... discuss

Source.From #48: The Gnostics held that there are two kinds of faith: a crude, imperfect faith suited to the masses, which remained at the level of Jesus' flesh and the contemplation of his mysteries; ... discuss

REQUISCAT IN PACE God, whose property is always to have mercy and to spare, we humbly beseech Thee for the soul of thy three servants, which Thou hast called o ... discuss

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sacks cabinet, including his deputy Riek Machar [1] South Sudan's ousted cabinet barred from entering ministries [2] UK Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds urges ... discuss

Our friend Katie Schuermann over at He Remembers the Barren answered the following question for me.  Well said Katie!Is procreation an intrinsic quality of marriage?July 8, 2013 by Katie Schuerma ... discuss

Late term abortions are the most grotesque abuse of life we can think of, and the House finally is taking the first steps to end abortion abuses. Check out this article printed in LifeNews.com: Hou ... discuss

Whether you ARE pro-choice, or pro-life with "exceptions" or pro-life and wanting to learn more about the cause this article is for you:When the topic of "abortion" is brought up in a conversation it ... discuss

 CAN YOU IMAGINE? Canada is one of the LAST countries in the world to have ZERO restrictions or laws when it comes to abortion. Did you know that? Did you know that a woman can walk into a c ... discuss

Custer went forward. Lemmings go forward. The Light Brigade went forward. And now, in an exquisitely apt marketing move, the incumbent president has chosen "Forward" as the slogan for his re-election ... discuss

II Peter 3:1–7: This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of th ... discuss

October 28, 2012. Today in the New York Times Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (Rahm’s brother), a famous bioethicist, wrote a similar column called “Four Myths About Doctor-Assisted Suicide.” W ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight I wrote “Thirty Logical Reasons to Vote No on Assisted Suicide” when the issue was on the ballot in Washington state.  It’s now on th ... discuss

I share this article because we (health workers or those taking care of our sick loved ones) can be pressured to choose the easy-way-out of tough situations; only to ask ourselves later: did I make th ... discuss

“An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.” G.K. ChestertonRecently, the Department of Health (DoH) in the UK released the statistics of t ... discuss

Tired, sweaty and nervous, I felt a big relief when the Intern-on-call showed up in the ward. It was time to go home. I was still at her bedside; we had been there for some hours now, except for momen ... discuss

I wrote a previous post on Horton's attempts to show TULIP in the church fathers. Someone recently asked me to comment on a list of patristic citations that are supposed to show the Limited ... discuss

 --- 1 ---Fridays for me mean the day off from work.  This can be a good thing or a bad thing and sometimes both - fluctuating by the hour.  The original idea, since I work part time, w ... discuss

Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ARE DETAINED IN PURGATORY, and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. Let the torrents of My Blood cool down their scorching flames. All these souls are greatly loved b ... discuss

Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ARE DETAINED IN PURGATORY, and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. Let the torrents of My Blood cool down their scorching flames. All these souls are greatly loved b ... discuss

……………… Dearest Ones, The Building For Women Duluth MN. opened their doors again this week for young mothers to enter and go up to the Women’s Health Center wh ... discuss

Before I get into this final principle for Resurrection Sunday, I want to post one more video from Sandi Patty, entitled, "Was it a Morning Like This?" Was it a morning like this one when Mary Magdale ... discuss

Before I get into that topic, which is, quite frankly, fascinating . . . In honor of Good Friday I am loading two of my all time favorite songs from Sandi Patty called "The Via Dolorosa" and "The Day ... discuss

So on this blog, I have been MIA - yes - it happens to all of us.  I can briefly state that while we've been busy, who isn't anyway, but that I have been hammering out ways to live Lent in new wa ... discuss

Well, I'm rather dissappointed that my last few posts did not show up on my blog. I have been posting from my iPod, and using the Blogger app, but they never did show!Pope Benedict XVI, affectionately ... discuss

A Meditation on Transfiguration, Lent, and Easter Today, Ash Wednesday, marks a time when those who follow a liturgical calendar of the Church year change seasons. From the time of Christmas (Jesus, ... discuss

I have always heard that if you are going to teach something, you should teach what you are passionate about. I am passionate—more like adamant—about the eternal security of the believer. Or as St ... discuss

by John Jalsevac Co-authored with Hilary White January 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Japanese nurses and midwives involved in abortion are showing signs of “compassion fatigue” due to beli ... discuss

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Yeah, I admit it. I can be a bit dramatic. Things that most people let roll off their back I suffer over. I'm not the kind to stay up all night with worry, but I definitely take too much to heart and ... discuss

v class="MsoNormal" style="line-height: 150%; margin-bottom: .0001pt; margin-bottom: 0in;">Now, back to the Trespass Offering (אָשָׁם (asham)) itself. God was very gracious in this. You brought ... discuss

As I mentioned in my previous piece, the political animals of our culture dream that the re-election of Barack Obama was primarily a political failure addressable by compromising on political issues ... discuss

A mini-abortion debate recently came to my attention, and I found the pro-choicer's thoughts to be particularly interesting:  Note: emphasis in the following quotations is my own. Comments o ... discuss

The general media consensus (even on the left) seems to be that Governor Romney won last night’s debate, but many pundits are quick to point out that debates rarely turn elections. While they ... discuss

Crisis Magazine is suffering from a virus and I would recommend those that read them to abstain for the moment from visiting them until the situation is rectified. According to my anti-virus program, ... discuss

by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman September 4, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Nicaraguan Mennonites say that they have been persecuted by government authorities since they chose to shelter ex-lesbian Lisa Miller ... discuss

by Damian Goddard But Jesus said to them: Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me: for the kingdom of heaven is for such. Matthew 19:14 While sports enthusiasts and passing obser ... discuss

Are you like Jonah? When I hear about terrible things like a former Penn State football coach sodomizing young boys and other men covering it up for fear of bad publicity, I wish God would make me an ... discuss

…. Dearest Ones, We rejoice as time continues to reveal the working of God through the prayers of His people. The number of abortions are down in Duluth! The state report for abortions for 2011 ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert ARLINGTON, Virginia, July 6, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Men are the forgotten victims of the abortion crisis, says one psychologist - but not in the way you think. Although there ar ... discuss

6-27-12 Dearest Ones, If you desire to know the truth about abortion take some time and watch the 180 movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7y2KsU_dhwI Here are a few examples of how God moved throug ... discuss




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