Topic: suffer

Today, May 29, we honor St. Madeleine Sophie Barat. She was born in Joigny, France on December 12, 1779, the third child of a Burgundy vine-grower and barrel-maker.As a young child, Madeleine Sophie s ... discuss

Maria Harrill and family. (Photo: Courtesy Maria Harill)by Madaline Donnelly: When Maria Harrill was growing up in suburban Maryland in the early 1990s, she kept a journal outlining all the things sh ... discuss

Chi amministra una pagina, quantomeno chi lo fa correttamente, si è già accorto da tempo che qualcosa è cambiato. Il già controverso algoritmo Edgerank è stato nuovamente modificato (come conferm ... discuss

Chi amministra una pagina, quantomeno chi lo fa correttamente, si è già accorto da tempo che qualcosa è cambiato. Il già controverso algoritmo Edgerank è stato nuovamente modificato (come conferm ... discuss

    People Always Say “As Long as the Baby is Healthy.” But i ... discuss

The South Carolina state Senate has approved a pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks, because research shows unborn children can feel intense pain. Because of changes to the bill, the House mu ... discuss

“So are you hoping for a boy or a girl?” “It doesn’t matter as long as the baby is healthy.” This is the conversation that I listened to as I stood next to my special nee ... discuss

By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh Loving life seems like it should be a no brainer. Life is a gift and, as Catholics, we learn that our lives are gifts that deserve respect and love. The city of Omaha Neb ... discuss

Lima, Peru, May 27, 2015 / 04:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A game that purports to invoke a Mexican demon – known as “Charlie, Charlie” and considered to be a simplified version of the Ou ... discuss

 Post-abortive father reveals his pain in Esquire articleBy Sarah Terzo Among pro-lifers, it is well-known that many women suffer emotionally after their abortions. A previous Live A ... discuss

Wednesday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings) By Benedict Augustine“Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Manwill be handed over to the chief priests ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Among pro-lifers, it is well-known that many women suffer emotionally after their abortions. A previous Live Action article about post-abortion women and suicide mentioned t ... discuss

Parents who find out that their unborn baby will have Trisomy 18, or Edward’s Syndrome sometimes hear that their child will be “incompatible with life” because the condition is often fatal. In f ... discuss

In West Virginia, it is now illegal to kill a baby in an abortion after 20 weeks. Despite a veto from West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, who vetoed a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnanc ... discuss

Vatican City, May 25, 2015 / 02:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent interview with an Argentine newspaper, Pope Francis said he misses the “tranquillity of walking in the streets” and that ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — In the prolife movement, there have been a number of dedicated and outspoken activists who are former employees of Planned Parenthood. Just recently, Live Action writer Nancy ... discuss

In a recent article in The Daily Signal, author Kelsey Harkness shares the story of Jeanette Hall, an Oregon resident who was terminally ill and wanted to take advantage of the state’s assisted suic ... discuss

St. Francis de SalesI haven't suffered scrupulosity very often in my life, but when I have, this explains it:When a person begins a cycle of scrupulosity they may forget to add the variable of our fal ... discuss

The saint of the day for May 22 is Saint Rita of Cascia, religious, patron of impossible, desperate causes and situations. She is also the patron saint of abuse victims, difficult marriages, infertili ... discuss

 California Medical Association De-professionalizes Medicine, Puts Patients at Risk by taking “neutral stance” on physician-assisted suicideEditor’s note. The following was pro ... discuss

This article was published by the National Review online on May 20, 2015.Jacqueline HarveyBy Dr Jacqueline HarveySuicide is hard to sell. After 23 years of failed attempts to legalize assisted suicide ... discuss

Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter(Click here for readings)By Benedict AugustineI do not ask that you take them out of the worldbut that you keep them from the Evil One.They do not belong to the ... discuss

As Infowars.com is launching a protest at Planned Parenthood in Austin, Texas, Operation Rescue has released four 911 records related to medical emergencies at Planned Parenthood’s abortion facility ... discuss

After the South Carolina state House approved a pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks, because research shows unborn children can feel intense pain, the Senate has followed suit. Called the Pa ... discuss

The compassion and fairness evoked mindlessly by those who would redefine marriage en route to Utopia place the dissenter in the position of Patrick McGoohan’s Number Six (The Prisoner, 1968): ... discuss

Activists will protest at the Austin Planned Parenthood on Thursday to call attention to Planned Parenthood’s targeting of African-American women and other minorities, who suffer the most from a ... 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

(LiveActionNews) — Patty Hunter can talk like she’s known you forever when you’ve just met— which is fitting for her TV host and producer occupation at Allen County, Indiana’s station A ... discuss

On May 15, California resident Christy O’Donnell filed a lawsuit requesting that the courts allow a doctor to prescribe her life-ending drugs so that she can die on her own terms. In 2014, O’Donne ... discuss

Now I seem to find myself reading various frequently-published commentaries by non-certified psychobabblers how “Climate Change skeptics” suffer from mental illness. Apparently, skepticism rathe ... discuss

 (Greek: Ανδρόνικος) was a 1st century Christian mentioned by the Apostle Paul:Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellowprisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who a ... discuss

Vatican City, May 16, 2015 / 02:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking to vowed religious, Pope Francis said Christianity must be festive. He praised the special nourishing power of a nun’s smile. &# ... discuss

Marriage is no piece of cake and it's becoming harder with the relentless assaults against it. I recently read an insightful article on the marriage battle and this paragraph really hit a chord:Those ... discuss

Love as God loved us. Beloved, let us love one another, because love is of God; everyone who loves is begotten by God and knows God. Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love. In thi ... discuss

“This grand event is a message of solidarity and encouragement to the Christians of the Holy Land, especially for those in all other Middle East countries, to those who have been forcibly d ... discuss

As I prepare this week to be a mother for the fourth time and give birth to my long-awaited first little girl, Gracie, it pains me that there is a dark cloud hanging above her pending delivery. While ... discuss

 What have we learned two years after the conviction of Kermit Gosnell? Send to Kindle By Dave Andrusko Jack McMahon, Kermit Gosnell’s d ... discuss

David Bentley Hart has done a lot of good work in response to the "new atheists," and he is described as an "Orthodox theologian and philosopher," but having read his recent comments in defense of uni ... discuss

He was born in 292 in Thebes (Luxor, Egypt) to pagan parents. According to his hagiography, he was swept up against his will in a Roman army recruitment drive at the age of 20, a common occurrence dur ... discuss

Washington D.C., May 13, 2015 / 06:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two years after abortionist Kermit Gosnell was convicted of committing three first-degree murders at his abortion clinic, the House passed a ... discuss

Rome, Italy, May 13, 2015 / 05:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Maronite Archbishop Joseph Soueif of Cyprus, one of two candidates to be the next president of Caritas International, has said that caring for cr ... discuss

The House of Representatives today approved a pro-life bill that bans abortions from after 20-weeks of pregnancy up to the day of birth. The vote for the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act broke ... discuss

Although Americans strongly support legislation that would ban late-term abortions and protect babies who are capable of feeling intense pain during an abortion, President Barack Obama would veto the ... discuss

Summarizing a major life event – one involving virtually three weeks of walking over 500 kilometers on the Camino in Santiago de Compostela to the tomb of the Apostle James – is not easy. Word ... discuss

May 13th is the anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady to three shepherd children in the small village of Fatima in Portugal in 1917.  She appeared six times to Lucia, 9, and her cousins Franc ... discuss

Vatican City, May 12, 2015 / 03:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis told global representatives of Caritas International that true service is about welcoming God and others, and called the ... discuss

  Pope Francis’s “Missionaries of Mercy” and post-abortive women Send to KindleOlivia Gans Turner ... discuss

Vatican City, May 12, 2015 / 03:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his meeting on Saturday with the bishops from Mozambique, a southeast African nation, Pope Francis urged support for public policies that pro ... discuss

Boston, Mass., May 11, 2015 / 04:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the defense’s final move to save the life of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Sister Helen Prejean asked the jury n ... discuss

Vatican City, May 11, 2015 / 11:31 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- Pope Francis centered his homily for Monday's daily Mass on the “scandal of the cross,” saying Christians should turn to ... discuss

Apparently Planned Parenthood loves moms and celebrated them this past Mother’s Day by promoting abortion. In a few Mother’s Day “cards”, Planned Parenthood shared the stories of women who’v ... discuss

TweetBy Maaike RosendalIt’s early Monday morning and my ten-month old daughter has made up her mind that she’ll only sleep with me. I look down at her precious face and, rather than attempt to bri ... discuss

Dr. Ron Paulby Ron Paul: We now live in a society where safety and security are to be sought at all costs. The sacrifice of liberty is not a concern for most Americans today. This is not something new ... discuss

Born in Ulster, Ireland, c. 517; died at Bangor, Ireland, in 603; some list his feast as May 11. It is said that Comgall was a warrior as a young man, but that he studied under Saint Fintan at Cluain ... discuss

After last week's oral arguments before the Supreme Court, those who seek a ruling that the Constitution of the United States requires a redefinition of marriage to include same-sex couples should be ... discuss

In California, Abby Wake discovered she was eight months pregnant when her boyfriend, Jarryd Gorman, felt their baby kick at a concert. He said, ‘”I felt the baby kick and I looked at her and ... discuss

Republicans in the House of Representatives will hold a vote on the anniversary of the murder conviction of late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell on a marquee bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pr ... discuss

TweetBy Cana DonovanA couple months ago, I went to Miami for reading break. After most people I’d told expressed their envy, I explained that I wasn’t there for a vacation. I was there becaus ... discuss

Spring may be here, but death is in the air. At last count, more than 20 states have introduced bills to legalize assisted suicide this year. For comparison, at this time last year, only seven states ... discuss

“PRAY FOR AMERICA”AMERICANS TO UNITE AND PRAY ON THURSDAY, MAY 7th, FOR THE OBSERVANCE OF THE NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYEROUR Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will ... discuss

We Don’t Need the Former - or the Latterby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The bigger government is – the more room there is for big companies who wish to do so to rig the system. And th ... discuss

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter(Click here for readings) By Benedict Augustine“Just as a branch cannot bear fruit on its own unless it remains on the vine,so neither can you unless yo ... discuss

 Dear Harvard Student: There is help and healing after abortion Send to KindleBy Christina Martin Dear Pregnant at Harvard Student, I read ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma Twenty years ago, now- Pope Saint John Paul II began Evangelium vitae (The Gospel of Life) by recalling the moment that is, as he calls it, “the dawn of salvation.” This moment ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Thanks to an infection and the antibiotics taken to rid myself of it, I have had several days of being able to do little more than watch the news on television, li ... discuss

In a recent article in The Harvard Crimson, a student shared her story of having an abortion after her boyfriend broke up with her. She writes, “All I desperately wanted was to have my boyfriend bac ... discuss

Fifth Sunday of Easter(Click here for readings)By FR ALFONSE NAZZAROJesus said to his disciples:  "I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. ...Remain in me, as I remain in you.  ... discuss

Pray for this poor mother who is still suffering from her abortion. The pain is obvious in her voice. Thank God she was there and helped another couple not make the same mistake she did. God bless all ... discuss

Every year in the United States, approximately 133,000 pregnant mothers will undergo routine pre-natal tests and receive what is called “poor pre-natal diagnosis,” or PPD. This means that their in ... discuss

Here’s a timeline and map of the arrest and death of Freddie Grey. Romans 13:1-2 Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, an ... discuss

Washington D.C., May 2, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case challenging the use of the lethal injection in the United States, following a ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan Had Freddie Gray been robbed, beaten and left to die in the streets of his Baltimore neighborhood, no one would be mourning him today. No one would be marching for Freddie. No ... discuss

The Pope will be praying this month for Christians engaged in battling the culture. The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Holy Father for the month of May. His universal ... discuss

Pope Francis prays in front of a statue honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary.The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for May is: “That, rejecting the culture of indifference, we may care for our ne ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. A famous lesson a child taught to an entire court was uttered in one sentence from Andersen’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes”: “But, Daddy, he’s got nothing on. ... discuss

(also Ercenwald, Erkenwald or Erconwald; died 693) was Bishop of London in the Anglo-Saxon Christian church between 675 and 693.Erkenwald was born at Lindsey and was supposedly of royal ancestry. Erke ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 29, 2015 / 02:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With the number of children raised in brokenness on the rise, young people view marriage as a path to failure – so Pope Francis says it ... discuss

For a laugh, I bought a clearance t-shirt that says, “No Boyfriend. No Drama.” My dad thought it was hilarious. And brilliant. I’m seventeen and I don’t date right now. That’s i ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Apr 29, 2015 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With experts and global leaders looking to Pope Francis as a moral compass, his upcoming encyclical on the environment could set a key ethical fr ... discuss

Chi amministra una pagina, quantomeno chi lo fa correttamente, si è già accorto da tempo che qualcosa è cambiato. Il già controverso algoritmo Edgerank è stato nuovamente modificato (come conferm ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, new data reveals that hundreds of children were admitted to the hospital last year after being born brain damaged following exposure to alcohol in the womb. According to the Dai ... discuss

Earlier this month, Abort73 released a new shirt design, "Every Child is a Work of Art." The culturally astute will notice a nod to Frida Kahlo—the iconic, feminist artist who made quite a care ... discuss

Earlier this month, Abort73 released a new shirt design, "Every Child is a Work of Art." The culturally astute will notice a nod to Frida Kahlo—the iconic, feminist artist who made quite a care ... discuss

Not many atheists were killed and tortured in the Spanish Inquisition. Loads of heretics were, however. Gays themselves will someday be made to suffer, by gays, by precedent that they helped establi ... discuss

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American Minute with Bill FedererFederal Gov. forcibly removed 17,000 ... to Oklahoma!Gold had been discovered in Georgia in 1828, resulting in a Democrat-controlled Congress rushing through the I ... 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

This is a story I would rather not tell. If I could, I would hide it away in my memory bank forever. However, I know it needs to be told it because it is the truth. And truth, these days, is very unpo ... discuss

Chi amministra una pagina, quantomeno chi lo fa correttamente, si è già accorto da tempo che qualcosa è cambiato. Il già controverso algoritmo Edgerank è stato nuovamente modificato (come conferm ... discuss

Question: "Is the teaching that ultimately all men will be saved (the apokatastasis) a heresy, or is it an acceptable theological opinion within the bounds of Orthodoxy?"Origen taught the heretical do ... discuss

Chi amministra una pagina, quantomeno chi lo fa correttamente, si è già accorto da tempo che qualcosa è cambiato. Il già controverso algoritmo Edgerank è stato nuovamente modificato (come conferm ... discuss

In part 1 of this series I set out an exposition of Genesis 10-11. In part 2, we will look at the question of ethnic and racial diversity through the lens of biblical theology. Now let’s conside ... discuss

The vast high-velocity moral revolution that is reshaping modern cultures at warp speed is leaving almost no aspect of the culture untouched and untransformed. The advocates of same-sex marriage and t ... discuss

The Hippocratic Oath is perhaps the most widely known of Greek medical texts. It requires a new physician to swear that he will uphold a number of professional ethical standards. In the oath, a physic ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Of the many attributes of human beings formalized in Latin—the man who knows (homo sapiens), the man who smiles or plays (homo ludens), the upright man who stands (homo ... discuss

21 April AD 1109 Known as the father of medieval Scholasticism, Anselm was born in Italy in 1033. Most closely associated with England, he first served as prior and abbot of the Benedictine Abbey in ... discuss

Just when you thought the abortion movement could not get more bizarre, an abortion clinic in Brooklyn, New York, is offering a simulated procedure to gay men. The Daily Caller mentions: Dr. Kristel C ... discuss

TweetBy Robyn VandenHoekSometimes I wonder what children would think if they understood some of our conversations. Take, for example, this one:“So in which circumstances would you say abortion is ju ... discuss

Okay, if we’re all done laughing about #SalonChristianitySecrets ….The problem with clickbait headlines is that, all too often, they don’t entice you to read the story. Rather, they become the s ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I was first motivated to join the pro-life movement while studying European history in high school. The courage of ... discuss

Until last autumn, I had not read any of Dr. Peter Enns' books although I am a regular reader of his blog at Patheos, "rethinking biblical christianity..." I did write a brief review in November and a ... discuss

Easter SundayApril 5, 2015Grace Lutheran Church, Racine, WIChrist is Risen! He is risen indeed. Alleluia!Death lies in shambles. But Jesus is alive!Your sins are distant memory. Jesus has paid the ... 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

Text:  John 19:17-30Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.We are here tonight to arrange a funeral.  The altar, pulpit, lectern, and so forth are strippe ... discuss

Of all the days of Holy Week, this is the one that I find the hardest to contemplate.  I know to a much smaller degree about suffering and watching someone you love suffer, so I have some small c ... 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

As of this writing, it appears that the Indiana state government is taking steps to undermine its own Religious Freedom Restoration Act. According to the Associated Press, Gov. Mike Pence has called f ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories Ransom: a sum of money or other payment demanded or paid for the release of a prisoner – That ... discuss

Guilty. Sometimes the pressure builds and I have this incredibly optimistic belief that it won't stink. And 85% of the time it doesn't. But that 15% will peel paint off the walls. The best part about ... 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

So I stumbled across the Oatmeal’s smear of Catholicism, and of religion in general. One would think I would learn my lesson about stumbling (particularly into 2-year-old oatmeal). True to form, oat ... discuss

“Land of the pilgrims’ pride,” why do you keep a vigil tonight? For a TV? The latest video game console? A toy for a dear child? Perhaps you have done this before: For tickets to a sporting ... discuss

also Sunday of the Passion29 March AD 2015 The Sunday before His crucifixion, our Lord Christ rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. Accompanied by His disciples, He heard the people crying, "Hosanna!" Thi ... discuss

Today, the Friday after Passion Sunday, is dedicated to the honor of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary (in the Traditional Roman Catholic Calendar from before Vatican II).  This day is ... discuss

In his remarkably profound book, Lift Up You Heart, Bishop Fulton Sheen said, “The Cross is the most inescapable reality of life. If we will not accept it outside of ourselves, to pardon us and to h ... discuss

by Wisconsin Right to Life-- "Judge William Conley's decision Friday, overturning Wisconsin's law requiring admitting privileges for abortionists at local hospitals, is detrimental to providing cont ... discuss

I have been thinking a lot about Lent and Easter.  I understand the joy of Easter in human terms.  It's like a great party trick, first our Savior was dead and now he isn't.  We had los ... discuss

At the Great Canon of St. Andrew. The Great Canon is, to put it mildly, a penitential 2×4 swung by a gorilla hitting you right between the eyes. An introduction can be found here. Here are the fi ... discuss

First Reading: Genesis 9:8-15Psalm 25:4-6,7-9Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:18-22Gospel: Mark 1:12-15In the first reading, God makes a covenant with every mortal being on earth through Noah: “Never again ... discuss

“Another great trial of our patience is, the triumph of the wicked enemies of the church, and that the saints are usually under their feet in sufferings and scorn. I spake before of persecution, ... discuss

Fresh research has just tossed a grenade into the incendiary issue of same-sex parenting. Writing in the British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, a peer-reviewed journal, Amer ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.I've read much about the "moral suffering" many saints undergo and decided to investigate what is this thing called "moral suffering." In the interest of transparency, I co ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 8, 2015 / 10:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis marked the Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking by calling on governments to remove this “shameful wound̶ ... 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

The Pro-Life Millennials aren't razzle-dazzled by Big Pharma and the Culture of Death. Ezra Klein @ezraklein · 15h15 hours ago 1 in 5 millennials thinks vaccines cause autism: ht ... discuss

From this article, "Aborting black America: The ‘black lives matter’ slogan excludes the unborn": Ironically, black women used to suffer from breast cancer less frequently than white women. Not a ... discuss

TweetBy Justina Van MarenWhether doing “Choice” Chain, the Genocide Awareness Project (GAP), dropping anti-abortion postcards, or doing a presentation, there is one question that never fails to ap ... discuss

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

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

January 08, 2015/WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Family Research Council joined the Silent No More Awareness Campaign in a news conference at the National Press Club to promote the Healing the Shockwaves ... 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

A recent editorial in the Toronto Star provides a critical examination of the dangers associated with the legalization of euthanasia. It was written by Dr. Heidi Janz, a professor at the University of ... discuss

Credit:  www.pinterest.comI had an interesting run in with a Catholic blogger recently. The blogger is Paul Anthony Melanson and he has a blog entitled, "La Salette Journey." He wrote a post crit ... discuss

There maybe new hope for the millions of patients worldwide that suffer from multiple sclerosis, better known as MS. MS is a debilitating and progressive disease where a patient’s own immune sys ... discuss

Today, Rachel Balducci, co-host of Catholic TV's "The Gist" and best-selling author of How Do You Tuck In a Superhero? And Other Delightful Mysteries of Raising Boys, has an interview with me on her T ... discuss

Universalis offers a wonderful reflection on the Holy Innocents, whose feast is normally celebrated on December 28.The Holy Innocents are the children who were slaughtered at the orders of King Herod, ... discuss

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas! Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of the world, is born for us, born in Bethlehem of a Virgin, fulfilling the ancient prophecies. The Virgin’s name is ... discuss

Text:  John 1:1-14Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.“The light shines in the darkness and the darkness did not overcome it.” (John 1:5)This is how our ... discuss

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas!  Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of the world, is born for us, born in Bethlehem of a Virgin, fulfilling the ancient prophecies. The Virgin’s n ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 25, 2014 / 05:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Christmas “Urbi et Orbi” blessing Pope Francis prayed for all who suffer due to war and conflict, asking that the salvation o ... 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

Text: Luke 1:26-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.In today’s Gospel reading we hear that the Angel Gabriel came to Mary in order to foretell the comin ... 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

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliBound4Life is praying for a pro-life start to 2015, and asks others to do the same as two important cases will come befor ... discuss

It doesn’t get much more beautiful than this.  This is an excerpt from one of Augustine’s Christmas sermons preached sometime in 411 or 412.  Thanks to E.J. Hutchinson at The Calvinist ... discuss

I cannot promise that all the titles below are really worthwhile books, but they should all give you something to think about.  They are older books which means the language and the syntax are more ... discuss

By Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition International.Spokesperson/Convener of the Not Dead Yet UK Campaign.  Kevin FitzpatrickBelgium’s leading euthanasia p ... discuss

The following is from my talk at this year's Annual Advent Dinner on December 4th, highlighting all of the good work Lumina has accomplished this year! First of all, I want to thank Bishop Byrne ... 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

iv> Standard Podcast [ 19 min. 41 sec. | 9.13 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 277 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

Text:  John 1:6-8, 19-28Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Last week we heard about an odd man, a man dressed in camel hair and a leather belt.  Yes, ... discuss

Blessed be the name of the Lord in both joy and sorrow.Fr. Michael Rodriguez has been persecuted for several years, primarily because of his adherence to the Latin Mass, the Mass of the ages.He is sus ... discuss

Both of today's deaths from the Cemetery of Choice are from safe, legal abortions. I have almost no information on the death from 1984. Thirty-year-old Sandra Williams was 11 weeks pregnant when she u ... discuss

Here is a good analysis by Chris Chmielenski of NumbersUSA.com of the whys, whats, and wherefores that went into the passage of the CRap-filled CRiminal-Amnestying  CRomnibus Bill. ... discuss

WASHINGTON (BP)/December 5, 2014 -- The U.S. Supreme Court has the uncommon opportunity to please both pro-life and pro-choice advocates at the same time. The justices struggled with the meaning of ... discuss

...are more receptive to chant than many adults give them credit for. These are second-graders, folks.St. Theresa Catholic School, Sugar Land, TX.emember the children's choir at my parish mostly sang ... discuss

I mean it. You are not invisible! Someone sees you...(Ive written so much over the years. This is a copy and paste sorta job and I hope it makes sense. I mean every word. Love, Brooke (birth mom mi ... 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:House Pa ... discuss

Spengler comes through with a colunmn on the anniversary of Freud's birthday that's definitely worth mulling over: Having cured society of repression by making sexual pleasure a commodity, enlightene ... discuss

I could try to write my own piece on why "ObamaCare" does not offer the short and long-term reform of health care this country really needs. But I'm certainly no expert on this very complex topic. Y ... 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 restrai ... discuss

Building a Culture of Life - Part 4Here is the next part of the pro-life resolution passed by the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus in August 2008:"FURTHER RESOLVED, That we recognize that ab ... discuss

Update: They're still working on the issue and they're making progress.  More updates later. Crisis Magazine is suffering from a virus and I would recommend those that read them to abstain for ... discuss

“Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God…” -Rom. 1.1 We are inclined to read right over the richness of language that Paul uses in the introdu ... 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

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

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

…if the death of Christ on the cross is the true meaning of the Incarnation, then there is no gospel without the cross. Christmas by itself is no gospel. The life of Christ is no gospel. Even t ... discuss

Doctors in the Netherlands are working on a scheme to increase the number of life-saving organs available for transplant – by harvesting them from people who want to be euthanased. Erasmus Medical C ... discuss

Historically, today is the feast of St. Edmund Campion, Jesuit martyr, one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, also called "the Pope's Champion".Edmund Campion was born in London on January 25, ... discuss

I took vacation days before the Thanksgiving break to enjoy an entire week of vacation. Enjoyment for me includes reading big and difficult books. This week I read the final installment of Rick Atkins ... discuss

“Land of the pilgrims’ pride,” why do you keep a vigil tonight? For a TV? The latest video game console? A toy for a dear child? Perhaps you have done this before: For tickets to a sporting ... discuss

Credit:  redmoonrapture.comThe ultimate submission to GodSurrender to God, and he will do everything for you.Antiphon, Liturgy of the HoursIn the last couple of posts here I have been giving my t ... discuss

This is an edited transcript of The Briefing podcast from early Tuesday morning, November 25, 2014, hours after the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury announcement. The grand jury decision Americans wer ... 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

The following news release was issued on Nov. 19, 2014.NEW YORK, N.Y. — On Nov. 20, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly affirmed the dignity and rights of all children by adopting the Conventi ... discuss

Guy Fawkes or The Gunpowder Treason Extract: More than two hundred and thirty-five years ago, or, to speak with greater precision, in 1605, at the latter end of June, it was rumoured one morning in M ... discuss

Steve Hays has decided that now would be a good time to disseminate some ill-conceived critiques of abolition, mostly based around immediatism. Fine, fine - that's probably one of the two most cont ... discuss

On 3 November 2014 I wrote a follow-up letter to Canada's Chief Justice as the Supreme Court deliberates on the issue of the federal law prohibiting assisted suicide. Lawyers for the Canadian Civ ... 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

Two films recently have been very similar (and this afternoon I saw the second, even though it’s been out for some time). Elysium and In Time are very similar. Both feature a totalitarian contro ... 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

Wow.  What an awesome article by Nicole Smith at  the American Center for Law and Justice.  The Culture of Death really does come down to Selfishness v Selflessness.  Our ultimate ... discuss

In her recently released book, Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis claims her unborn daughter Tate Elise was suffering and this is one of the reasons she opted for an abortion.  "At some po ... 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

And war broke out in heaven.... We know of war. We hear of wars and rumors of wars. We see our nation and others fighting over things that matter and things that don't. Some of you have even fought ... discuss

This is the third part in this five part series. For part one, go here. For part two, click here.In blogger Brandon Christen's third part of his series, he responds to an argument from rights. The arg ... 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

Blogger Brandon Christen is presenting a case that secular arguments for the pro-life position fail. This is the second part in this series of five, and you can find the first part here.For Christen's ... discuss

Update: They're still working on the issue and they're making progress.  More updates later. Crisis Magazine is suffering from a virus and I would recommend those that read them to abstain for ... discuss

I have previously written a post on what I believe to be missing in the teachings of the Purity Movement.  I am writing now about what I believe is problematically present in the Purity Movement.  T ... discuss

Christian teaching is full of paradox. God is three, yet he is one. Jesus is human, yet divine. This is bread and wine, but also Christ's body and blood. And you, Christian, are sinner yet also sa ... discuss

Text: Matthew 16:21-28Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.If the Apostle Peter would have gotten his way, you and I would be left in our sins and damn ... discuss

Richard Dawkins created a firestorm last week when he responded to one of his regular followers on Twitter who said she didn’t know what she would do if she found out she was pregnant with a chi ... discuss

I really don't mean to be a killjoy. I love the fact that millions of people are engaging in the latest "Ice Bucket Challenge" to elicit donations for finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Scler ... 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

In an ominous development Wednesday night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest level alert for a response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, even as reports came in indi ... discuss

We, in modern America, if anything have too much food. You learn this in a new way when you go to places like Singapore where the portions are smaller – you know, normal sized. But in super-sized ... discuss

Grace, mercy and peace....Dear friends in Christ, do you love the parables of Jesus like I do? Who can resist these stories which illustrate great truths about the kingdom of God? Some of them are l ... discuss

Choosing the hard path: Athanasius contra mundum.I know it's easy for me to say this.  I also know that what I am about to say will sound harsh.  But I am going to say it anyway.  Those ... discuss




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