Topic: wine

The Collect.ALMIGHTY and merciful God, of whose only gift it cometh that thy faithful people do unto thee true and laudable service; Grant, we beseech thee, that we may so faithfully serve thee in thi ... discuss

“The shocking undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood abortionists and associates sipping wine while discussing money to be made from infant bodies, butchered and sold for parts, may repres ... discuss

Dear Senators Kirk and Durbin and Governor Rauner, Planned Parenthood has received over $42 million of Illinois’s tax dollars between 2011 and 2015. As well as over $360 million in taxpayer money fr ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski In 1996, Mandy Allwood became famous when she announced that she was expecting octuplets. At the time, Allwood was 31-years-old and earned the nickname “Octomum.” However, she ... discuss

In 1996, Mandy Allwood became famous when she announced that she was expecting octuplets. At the time, Allwood was 31-years-old and earned the nickname “Octomum.” However, she miscarried her babie ... discuss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Napa Valley Wine Train issued an apology Tuesday to a book club that includes mostly black women who said they were booted from a tasting tour because of their race. ... discuss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Members of a mostly black women's book club say a luxe Napa Valley wine train of kicking them off because of their race. ... discuss

Planned Parenthood’s game plan evidently involves maneuvers to procure an intact aborted baby in order to obtain the baby’s brain. But the brain is the most difficult organ to collect in a conditi ... discuss

SourceIn my days as a Catholic traditionalist, I truly believed that the traditionalist movement was the salvation of the Church.  Without traditionalists, the Church would surely be destroyed by ... discuss

“American Christians have long emphasized (rightly, in many cases) the personal and individual side of Christianity: personal conversion, personal decisions, personal quiet times. Those are imp ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt Tens of thousands of pro-life advocates are expected to protest at over 300 Planned Parenthood abortion business locations tomorrow in response to Planned Parenthood selling aborted ... discuss

Tens of thousands of pro-life advocates are expected to protest at over 300 Planned Parenthood abortion business locations tomorrow in response to Planned Parenthood selling aborted babies and their b ... discuss

20 August, Old Testament Samuel was the final Old Testament judge. Besides Deborah and an anonymous man in Judges 6:7-10 first prophet mentioned after Moses, although we could consider some of the oth ... discuss

Even though an alcoholic may be reluctant to admit their problem, there are several indications of alcohol addiction. It is important for friends, family and spouses to know the signs of alcohol addic ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 16, 2015 / 05:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis said that the Eucharist is no mere symbol, but is in fact the true body and blood of Jesus Christ, which has the ability ... discuss

Let us seek His wisdom. Wisdom has built her house, she has set up her seven columns; she has dressed her meat, mixed her wine, yes, she has spread her table. She has sent out her maidens; she calls ... discuss

“A lot of people want liver,” Deborah Nucatola informed two potential business partners in between a bite of salad and a sip of red wine. What Nucatola, the Planned Parenthood Federation of Americ ... discuss

We all have insecurities. Just because we’re Christians doesn’t mean we won’t feel insecure at times. It just isn’t a fact of reality. It’s a lie that Christians don’t feel unsure, worr ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Psalter: Friday, Week III, 1046 Common of One Martyr: 1707 (verse) Proper of Seasons: 108 (first reading) LOTH Supplement: 11 (second read ... discuss

Sandwiches and DickensI was reading Barnaby Rudge and was startled by seeing a sandwich mentioned:He was not without some refreshment during the long lonely hours; generally carrying in his pocket a s ... discuss

This Saturday is August 15th which is the Holy Day of Obligation in honor of our Lady's Assumption into Heaven.  Be sure to put it on your calendar to attend Mass in honor of our Lady's Assumptio ... discuss

Although many abortion activists are defending Planned Parenthood despite revelations about their organ harvesting business, the five videos released by the Center for Medical Progress have caused som ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski Although many abortion activists are defending Planned Parenthood despite revelations about their organ harvesting business, the five videos released by the Center for Medical Prog ... discuss

St. Lawrence Crowned by Baby Jesus - Claude de JonghToday is the feast of St. Lawrence, deacon and martyr.Lawrence was one of the seven deacons of the Church of Rome, who along with Pope Sixtus I ... discuss

John 6:35-51Pentecost 11August 9th, 2015“The Bread of Life that Comes to Us”Today we continue hearing from Jesus in John chapter 6, this great “bread of life” discourse. In John's Gospel ther ... discuss

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When life begins is a scientific, not a philosophic or theological, question: Life begins when the chromosomes of the sperm fuse with those of the ovum, forming a distinctive DNA complex that controls ... discuss

Planned Parenthood and its defenders have constantly played up that the recent undercover videos from the Center for Medical Progress were “highly-edited,” and that producers are “no ... discuss

By Matthew Balan Planned Parenthood and its defenders have constantly played up that the recent undercover videos from the Center for Medical Progress were “highly-edited,” and that producers ar ... discuss

 “Shilling for Barbarism”: Kirsten Powers on Democrats who defend what’s shown on the PPFA VideosBy Dave Andrusko To most Americans, Kirsten Powers is known for her appearances ... discuss

As they discuss the dismembering of babies in front of the hidden cameras, Planned Parenthood affiliates sit in nice restaurants, sipping wine and eating salads. Meanwhile, staffers in crisp white lab ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 4, 2015 / 11:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his first public audience in a month, Pope Francis told thousands of young altar servers on Tuesday that they should be open to Christ, who is ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by Gene McCoyby George F. Will: Executives of Planned Parenthood's federally subsidized meat markets — your tax dollars at work — lack the courage of their convictions. They shou ... discuss

By Maria Vitale Gallagher Dear Senator Casey, A book on our office shelf bears the noble title, Fighting for Life. It tells the story of one man’s heroic defense of the sanctity and dignity of hum ... discuss

Dear Senator Casey, A book on our office shelf bears the noble title, Fighting for Life. It tells the story of one man’s heroic defense of the sanctity and dignity of human life. The book bears the ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 618 Psalter: Wednesday, Week II, 859 Common of BVM: 1643 (reading, responsory, intercessions) Proper of Saints: 1273 (canticle antiphon, concl ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Psalter: Wednesday, Week II, 855 Common of BVM: 1628 Proper of Saints: 1572 Christian Prayer (single volume): Does not contain Office of ... discuss

In an attempt to spin their organ harvesting business into a humanitarian effort, Planned Parenthood argues that “lifesaving” discoveries are made through conducting research on babies killed in a ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski In an attempt to spin their organ harvesting business into a humanitarian effort, Planned Parenthood argues that “lifesaving” discoveries are made through conducting research o ... discuss

Christians of all races must be concerned with life “from the womb to the tomb” (and beyond!). This is why Christians of any race cannot support Planned Parenthood as long as it conducts abortions ... discuss

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jeff Gordon's request for a low-key farewell tour has mostly been respected, though the four-time NASCAR champion has been feted with a parade, bourbon, an 18-liter bottle of w ... discuss

In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards argues that the undercover videos showing their top officials negotiating the sale of babies victimized in abortion are ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards argues that the undercover videos showing their top officials negotiating the sale of babies victim ... discuss

For my more progressive fellow pastors, now is not the time for missional quietude over abortion. Now is the time for outrage. Now is the time for public disgust. Slavery would never have been abolish ... discuss

In the past 2-1/2 weeks we’ve seen Planned Parenthood high level abortionists discuss “crushing” babies over salad and wine,  “crunching” babies to get enough money fo ... discuss

By Jill Stanek   In the past 2–1/2 weeks we’ve seen Planned Parenthood high level abortionists discuss “crushing” babies over salad and wine, “crunching” babies to get enoug ... discuss

The details coming out these last two weeks from the undercover work of the Center for Medical Progress, showing overwhelming evidence of the fact that Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of the ... discuss

Recent weeks have seen the revelation of deeply disturbing practices at Planned Parenthood, the world’s largest corporate abortion provider. As a practicing OB-GYN in Tennessee, these videos horrify ... discuss

Provisions, not just supplies. Jesus said, “Have the people recline.” Now there was a great deal of grass in that place. So the men reclined, about five thousand in number. Then Jesus took the lo ... discuss

Deborah Nucatola, a high-level Planned Parenthood official, was caught in an undercover video discussing how they crush unborn children in one way during a normal abortion, but crush them in a differe ... discuss

The ugliness of this week should push us forward, not paralyze us. Before news broke that revealed one of the darkest corners of the abortion industry, a fellow pro-life leader told me, “This is the ... discuss

A single murder of a Person is a tragedy! Millions of abortions are just statistics. You may have already seen the latest scandal involving tax-funded Planned Parenthood flouting federal law by se ... discuss

A Facebook source led me to a page titled “Questions for Roman Catholics”, by Matt Slick of the Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry. “The responses [I get],” Slick states, “vary from d ... discuss

The latest scandal to make its way to the news involves something that we in the pro-life movement have known for years. Abortion mills were selling the body parts of babies killed by late term aborti ... discuss

By Emily Conley, Social Content Editor I was eating lunch when I opened the email. It was a forwarded message, with a link to CenterforMedicalProgress.org and a video. A video showing the Senior Dire ... discuss

I have been seeing article after article posted on my Facebook News Feed today about the undercover video that was just released showing a Planned Parenthood executive casually over lunch, sipping her ... discuss

Statement from HLI President Father Shenan J. Boquet, regarding the video showing a Planned Parenthood medical director discuss the sale of body parts from aborted children: “How banal has this evil ... discuss

By Simcha Fisher | Over a lunch of salmon and wine, Planned Parenthood's Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, chatted about the various ways to keep fetal organs intact for ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jul 13, 2015 / 11:43 am (CNA).- In the course of his 64 minute in-flight press conference while en route to Rome, Pope Francis answered questions ranging from politics, his upc ... discuss

Joseph Sciambra:We saw being “gay” as the answer – the promise of happiness embodied in the rainbow flag; once we know Christ – to claim to still be gay is hold onto that false ideology and al ... discuss

On July 2, we comemorate St. Bernardino Realino, "the Apostle of Leece",  who was known for his great charity and kindness to the people of that city.Bernardino was born in 1530 in Capri, Italy, ... discuss

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26 June, Old Testament The holy prophet Jeremiah is counted as one of the four "major prophets" of the Old Testament, along with Isaiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel. His name means "Established (or Raised up) ... discuss

A man walks out to the street and catches a taxi just going by. He gets into the taxi, and the cabbie says, 'Perfect timing. You're just like Frank.'Passenger: 'Who?'Cabbie: 'Frank Feldman. He's a guy ... discuss

“Two Seed Parables”Sermon – Pentecost 3June 21, 2015Mark 4:26-34What young schoolchild doesn't do that universal project?  You know the one, where you plant a seed in a little container, wa ... discuss

Honey Bear n Sprittibee Sometimes wonderful things happen on the internet that leave you scratching your head. One of those things this past month has been my fortunate partnership with the National H ... discuss

c. 1 June AD 167 Born in Flavia Neapolis, Palestine around AD 100, near the close of the New Testament period, Justin was the son of pagan Greek parents. He was a philosophy student who studied in Ale ... discuss

Dried Mushrooms Hanging from the Stove A while back, as we were studying about Russian in our chronological journey through history, I decided to research Russian restaurants in the Austin area. I rem ... discuss

The novena to Our Lady Help of Christians begins today and ends on her feast day, May 24.FIRST DAYHail, Star of the sea, Blessed Mother of God, ever fruitful Virgin, happy gate of heaven.PRAYER: O Vir ... discuss

Make No Mistake, We No Longer Live In An Era When The U.S. Can Afford Economic Isolation’‘Promoting Fear Of Trade Over Freer Trade… Will Make All Of Us Much Poorer,’ ‘Claiming Otherwise Is ... discuss

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A week or so ago I had some talks to give a little North of Manhattan, so I took Eldest Weed with me to galavant in the city with my Spies in New York, and I joined them towards the end of the weekend ... discuss

The month of May is traditionally a time to honor Mary, the Mother of God. This is a fitting time to reflect on the essential role she plays in our salvation and in our missionary apostolate promoting ... discuss

We know about Monnica almost entirely from the autobiography (the Confessions) of her son Augustine, a major Christian writer, theologian and philosopher (see 28 August). Monnica was born in North Afr ... discuss

Father John Zuhlsdorf recently did a post on his blog in which he criticized the prayers of the Ordinary Form of the Mass (HERE) . In this post, he stated his rejection of official Church teachi ... discuss

Last month, when I talked with Haley and Christy on the Fountains of Carrots podcast, they asked a great question about when couples convert. Haley and Daniel came in to the Church at the same time; A ... discuss

Good Friday (April 3, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn John 19:30 TITLE: “Deliver Us from Evil” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, ... discuss

Painting by Stephen DawsonText: 1 Corinthians 11:23-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.The Son of God came to be with us in the incarnation, being born o ... discuss

Blessed Paul VI celebrating Mass in the vernacularCredit:  rorate-caeli.blogspot.comI recently did a post [HERE] in which I discussed Father Z's reaction to the "whoopdeedoo", as he referred to i ... discuss

  DARKNESS It was Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6:30pm.  Our Everett 40 Days for Life prayer had just started. I crossed the driveway to view the Planned Parenthood parking lot.  ... discuss

Question: "Making the sign of the cross became a practice in the 4th century. The apostles, Christ and nobody in the ancient Church practiced it, so why should we?"This question is based on a false pr ... discuss

Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled "Not everything Biblical is Christian." His book is titled Disarm ... discuss

The façade must be maintained at all costs. You can never be allowed to see the man behind the curtain because once the light is shined on all this, it all comes tumbling down – immediately recogni ... discuss

Question: "This article was sent to me as "proof" that Lent is contrary to the scriptures: http://www.pastormike.com/lent-and-why-i-dont/ How do we respond?"The author of this article has to concede t ... discuss

It is my happy privilege to announce that the 2015 Virtual St. Joseph Altar is now open. It is an online version of the many St. Joseph Altars that are erected by Italians both in Italia as well as th ... discuss

Great-Martyr CatherineQuestion: "The Hebrew Bible nowhere thought celibacy praiseworthy (St. Paul was an exception). So why does Orthodoxy teach that monastic celibacy is the greatest ideal and superi ... discuss

The above picture is one that is sure to warm the heart of every good Catholic traditionalist. Here is a priest celebrating the Mass ad orientem. This is the way Mass should be celebrated. This is ... discuss

An objection to abolition that is becoming slightly more common as the realisation grows that the usual pro-abortion arguments don't hold any water is derived from the so-called "test for adultery" in ... discuss

Happy Third Day of ChristmasPatron Saints Index: Saint John the Apostle: "The only one of the Twelve not to forsake the Savior in the hour of His Passion, standing at the foot of the cross. Made guard ... discuss

Advent 4b, (December 21, 2014)Holy Cross Lutheran ChurchRev. Todd A. Peperkorn(Luke 1:26-38) Sermon 12-21-14.mp3 TITLE: “The House that God Built” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and t ... discuss

Most of these titles are set in the time of or are about George III of England, or the American Revolutionary War. Most of them I found in the children’s magazine St. Nicholas, Volume 41, Part 1 ... discuss

When I was very young, some of my classmates would leave their shoes outside the bedroom door on the night of the fifth of December, so that Saint Nicholas would leave them treats.We never did that at ... discuss

Communion rail, Church of the Holy Ghost, Tiverton, RI(© 2012 Fr. Jay Finelli)The new pastor of the Windy City, my fellow Omahan the Most Rev. Blase Cupich, didn’t wait too long to start the usual ... discuss

Elected Silence, sing to me And beat upon my whorlèd ear, Pipe me to pastures still and be The music that I care to hear.Shape nothing, lips; be lovely-dumb:It is the shut, the curfew sent From there ... discuss

Life is full of changes. It seems that there is one change after another, and once you get settled into and comfortable in one way of living, then you are thrown off course, in a new direction. Kari a ... discuss

Flossie LaneHere is a fascinating story from the Telegraph published 19 June 2009:Flossie Lane, who died on June 13 aged 94, was reputedly the oldest publican in Britain, and ran one of the last genui ... discuss

USS Halyburton crew take part in historic ceremony at Tower of LondonThe crew of a US frigate made history on Saturday by becoming the first foreign ship to take part in the ceremony of the 'Constable ... discuss

With all the controversy over the new translation of the Mass, something's been bothering me for a while. I have a confession to make. . . I don't actually know the definition of ineffable. Ineffable ... 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

According to Justin, on Sunday all those believers in good standing in the city and country side gathered to worship on Sunday because that is the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead and the day God b ... discuss

 On November 9, 324 Pope Sylvester consecrated one of the first churches built by Christians once the Emperor Constantine granted them freedom to worship.  This church was  given spec ... discuss

Question: We Orthodox Christians Commune with the same spoon. What about the transmission of germs and diseases? I think germs were discovered in the 17th century. Before that, illnesses were attribut ... discuss

Here's an example of an irresponsible use of scientific research. This article, provocatively titled "Sadly, This Worldwide Belief About Wine is Actually Totally Wrong", is claiming that one study has ... discuss

This video of ships being tossed around and almost capsized by massive ocean waves is basically what many have characterized as the condition of the Catholic Church following the Synod on the Family. ... discuss

To hear some people talk, apparently exhorting believers to repent of their apathy towards abortion and to love justice and mercy is putting the Church in imminent danger! I will be the first to admit ... discuss

Foster parenting can be a lonely business. It is tough to go out into the world and join playdates and homeschool co ops with families who just don't get it. Many try and many are willing to jump in ... discuss

Credit: www.religionnews.comThere has been a tremendous amount of cyber ink spilled on the subject of divorced and remarried Catholics being readmitted to the sacraments, specifically being able ... 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

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

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

Pat Archbold of Creative Minority Report recently did a post entitled, "Ditch The Sign of Peace or 'Take your stinking paws off me you darn dirty ape!'" [HERE]  Mr. Archbold, if you haven't ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation ma ... discuss

Ninety-one! When I learned that there are some World War II veterans still alive at age 107 I warned my family not to count on my leaving anytime soon. I could still be around for another seventeen ... discuss

Y ears ago, Corpus Christi or The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ was commemorated on the Thursday after Pentecost Sunday. In order to encourage more of the faithful to reflect on this gre ... discuss

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Dad Central Consulting for The Calling Wines. I received a product sample and promotional item as a thank you for participating. I was asked to review The Ca ... discuss

A blog reader sent this image of a Neocatechumenal Tabernacle.This tabernacle found in their headquarters, the Domus Galilaeae, is composed of two portions, the Book of the Gospels above and ... discuss

Justin Edwards has recently written a set of articles against us (and Russell Hunter in particular), claiming that "our teaching is deceptive" and that by it we put "the Body of Christ in imminent dan ... discuss

I recently had a conversation with a dear friend on the subject of religious strife.  At one point, in connection with his status as a fallen-away Protestant and mine as an observing Catholic, he ... discuss

Over the course of the re-ignition of abolition in America, some defections were expected, some betrayals anticipated. When abolitionists first came on the scene with a Gospel-centered worldview an ... 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

SermonSt. Paul Lutheran Church, Havelock, NCThe Third Sunday of EasterLuke 24:13-35The Road to Emmaus. One of those Bible stories that captures our imagination. It actually happened ON Easter Sunday ... discuss

I know this is a little random, but I'll sort it out later. It's just nice to find a place to write down some of the things we've found so useful over the years (and often wished we had purchased the ... discuss

Lent 4March 30th, 2014John 9:1-41Our Savior Lutheran Church, Whitefish Bay, WIIt is part and parcel of our sinful nature to get things wrong. Turned around. Backwards, even.We make ourselves God, an ... discuss

"He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.  An ... discuss

Funeral of Esther Mueller, (February 22, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Isaiah 25:6–9) TITLE: “Death is Swallowed Up” Arden, Sherree, Linda, Dennis, grandchildren, ... discuss

Chris White, of Bible Prophesy Talk, has done some extensive study of “Mystery Babylon”, also known as “The Woman Who Rides the Beast” as found in Revelation 17 & 18. He ... discuss

As new research show more babies are born damaged because their mothers drank during pregnancy, Beverley Turner candidly explains why women with bumps are glugging more wine than ever before and confr ... discuss

Francisco de Zurbarán, The Apotheosis of St. Thomas Aquinas (1631).  See here for an article about this painting.Happy feast day to my friend and illustrious brother in St. Dominic, Thomas Aquin ... discuss

"In the Gospel , Jesus is clear on this , he is very clear: new wine in new wineskins . God brings the wine, but it must be received with this openness to what is new. And this is called…Read mo ... discuss

In November my husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary.  November also plays host to both our birthdays, so it’s a great season of yummy meals, glasses of wine, and my personal favor ... discuss

For the second time in 13 months, Egyptians have approved a new constitution. Compared to the constitution they just tossed aside, the new charter promises Christians a stronger standing and better re ... discuss

Analysis by Markus Tozman For the second time in 13 months, Egyptians have approved a new constitution. Compared to the constitution they just tossed aside, the new charter promises Christians a s ... discuss

Something a little different for a change. Inspired by my son's jokes I present this series of "Did you hear..." jokes. I'd love to read your comments with your favorite "Did you hear..." jokes.1. Did ... discuss

Wednesday marked opening day for recreational marijuana sellers in Colorado where some envision a new culture of pot tourists, much like those who visit California's Napa Valley to sample wine. Origin ... discuss

Herewith the annual V for Victory! year-end highlights, with thanks as usual to Wikipedia for refreshing my recollection:January2: The "fiscal cliff" is allegedly averted with the signing into la ... discuss

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

And the Word became flesh. Just let that sink in for a moment. The Word. The living Word of God. The eternal Word of God. The Word of creation, by whom all things were made. The Word tha ... discuss

I’m going to stop saying that the day was a blur, and just tell you if and when I have a December day that isn’t.  Instead, I’ll just hit a few highlights: I finished Parker’ ... discuss

Sermon Text:  Matthew 11:2-15Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Two of the most important questions that you can answer in this life are the questions, “ ... discuss

Although Colorado is often credited for passing America's first abortion law, it was actually Mississippi ~ as States of Refuge reminds us."The eyes of America are upon you. Abortion began in Ame ... discuss

Prohibition is an awful flop.We like it.It can't stop what it's meant to stop.We like it.It's left a trail of graft and slime,It's filled our land with vice and crime,It don't prohibit worth a dime.Ne ... discuss

I've been having yet another discussion about Transubstantiation with a Protestant - a very good man and a very smart one. And I've been thinking of a way to explain it by analogy in terms that someon ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 150 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 699 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Monday of ... discuss

Yesterday, Today, and Always “Therefore, stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief ... discuss

I have done several posts about Michael Voris and how I feel he has crossed the line. I find him to be more and more dangerous to the Catholic faithful. I know that is a very heavy accusation, but I ... discuss

As I suspected, yesterday’s headache was part of the mystery virus that seems to be toying with us.  Only Parker has hurled, but there have been several complaints of headaches and a few stoma ... discuss

Kindle has a new program- if you already bought hard copies of some books, you may be able to buy the Kindle versions at much reduced rates (sometimes even free!)- see if you have any titles that qual ... discuss

“Now when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all with one accord in one place.  Suddenly there came from the sky a sound like the rushing of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house whe ... discuss

This morning, Kaitlyn and Natalie stayed home from soccer to do some emergency cleanup because we were out late last night, and thought that our Krav class was going to be at our house right after so ... discuss

With all the controversy over the new translation of the Mass, something's been bothering me for a while. I have a confession to make. . . I don't actually know the definition of ineffable. Ineffable ... discuss

I was once a loyal follower of Michael Voris. At that time I saw the Catholic Church as being in a state of chaos.  It seemed that many Catholics were hardly even aware or caring about the teachi ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY and most merciful God, of thy bountiful goodness keep us, we beseech thee, from all things that may hurt us; that we, being ready both in body and soul, may cheerfully accomplish ... discuss

foundationlife.netFrida Berrigan at the Huffington Post tells us what it was like growing up in a groovy Catholic Church: For starters, there was no rosary involved. Eucharist of watered down wine and ... discuss

In conversations with the Calvinists the Lutheran will often say, "You don't take Jesus' Words for what they plainly say." The Calvinist will then reply, "I'm rubber, you're glue, whatever you say bou ... discuss

Text:  Habbakuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4Theme:  “Waiting... in Faith”The Twentieth Sunday after PentecostLWML Sunday; St. John’s Lutheran Church, Racine, WIOctober 6th, 2013One of our common “fi ... discuss

Reflections on Ephesians 6:1-9. Some of the memories I have of childhood are from the primary Sunday school class. My mother was the teacher for most of what I can remember, though there were some oth ... discuss

Reflections on Ephesians 6:1-9. Some of the memories I have of childhood are from the primary Sunday school class. My mother was the teacher for most of what I can remember, though there were some oth ... discuss

Funeral Service for Bonnie Gilbert (September 21, 2013) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Isaiah 25:6–9 BonnieGilbert09-21-2013 TITLE: “The Party of a Lifetime” Jack, Cheryl, Mat ... discuss

"The year is 1833.  Col. Davy Crockett runs for reelection to Congress and gets an unexpected lesson from a farmer on the meaning of the Constitution.  Is it proper to give away other people ... discuss

Lander, Wyo., Sep 22, 2013 / 04:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As a new academic year begins, Wyoming Catholic College’s new president believes that his school offers students an education meant to int ... discuss

Miley (ugh!) CyrusI have to say that I was actually somewhat heartened by the response to the vulgar, obscene display by Miley Cyrus at the Video Music Awards a couple of weeks ago. Most people were r ... discuss

John Smith sent us this comment which was posted on LifeSiteNews after it was not only removed, but he was also banned from posting there again.  I have received at least 10 separate e ... discuss

So, reality is that with five children some days are better than others. Most days have their moments, and I have learned to just breathe and buckle down and get it done. Today...well...today is one ... discuss

Luke 14:1-14Pentecost 15September 1st, 2013Christ the King and Redeemer Lutheran Churches, Racine, WISinful pride.  Selfish, sinful pride.  This is one way of describing what Jesus observed ... discuss

August 27 is the feast of St. Monica, one of my favorite saints. Here are ten facts about her that you should know.Monica was born in 332 to Christian parents in Tagaste, northern Africa and her Chris ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY and merciful God, of whose only gift it cometh that thy faithful people do unto thee true and laudable service; Grant, we beseech thee, that we may so faithfully serve thee in thi ... discuss

20 August, Old Testament Samuel was the final Old Testament judge. Besides Deborah and an anonymous man in Judges 6:7-10 first prophet mentioned after Moses, although we could consider some of the oth ... discuss

So, yeah…do I remember how to do this? ...Blogging I mean. It's been a while. I've been trapped in a baby-time black hole for the last few months. Sorry, but that's life. Well, my life anyway, wit ... discuss

Hebrews 11:1-16St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Cassopolis, MIAugust 11th, 2013Pentecost 12“The righteous shall live by faith.”“We hold that a man is justified by grace through faith.”“Your fai ... discuss

--- 1 --- There are restful vacations and "good experience" vacations, and this year we took a risk that the Weedlets were old enough to appreciate some sight-seeing without whining the entire ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 78 Psalter: Friday, Week II, 901 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Friday in ... discuss

by Stephanie Gray The country of Chile is famous for its wine, but abortion advocates would say its infamous for its tough stance on abortion—killing one’s pre-born child is illegal there, ... discuss

by Stephanie Gray The country of Chile is famous for its wine, but abortion advocates would say its infamous for its tough stance on abortion—killing one’s pre-born child is illegal there, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 68 Psalter: Wednesday, Week II, 855 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedne ... discuss

TweetBy Stephanie GrayThe country of Chile is famous for its wine, but abortion advocates would say its infamous for its tough stance on abortion—killing one’s pre-born child is illegal there, no ... discuss

First Way's 40th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser, this past Sunday afternoon, was a wonderful experience for over 160 guests who attended. The music was beautiful. A string trio opened and was foll ... discuss

He said, write down the vision    that you had,    and I wrote what I saw.I saw the world    kissing its own darkness.It happened thus: &nbs ... discuss

An Irish priest is driving down to New York and gets stopped for speeding in Connecticut. The state trooper smells alcohol on the priest's breath and then sees an empty wine bottle on the floor o ... discuss

St. Poemen the GreatQuestion: "In this world where we are taught to enjoy ourselves and seek pleasure, where, even as Christians, we want to glorify God's creation, how are we to know when we have rea ... discuss

The doctrine of predestination belongs to the Gospel, not the Law. Whenever the scripture uses the term of election, some 70 times, it is applied only to the believing Christian. Therefore, if the h ... discuss

Luke 11:1-13Pentecost 10Grace Chapel, Bellefontaine Neighbors, MOJuly 28th, 2013If you are like me, you don’t pray as you should.  You don’t pray as often.  You don’t pray as selflessl ... discuss

Old Testament prophecy regarding the Messianic Kingdom provides us with a paradox. On one hand, we know the kingdom of God began in Jesus day, as clearly declared by Christ as he began to preach, ... discuss

The Barque of Peter, remodelled.The modern world, which denies personal guilt and admits only social crimes, which has no place for personal repentance but only public reforms, has divorced Christ fro ... discuss

 From ‘choice’ to ‘not in her shoes’: Planned Parenthood sidesteps the issue  By Paul Stark Editor’s note. This recently ap ... discuss

Sermon – St. John's Lutheran Church, Fredonia, WIPentecost 8cJuly 14th, 2013Luke 10:25-37“First.. we kill all the lawyers” The famous line from one of Shakespeare's plays has become a running j ... discuss

O Mary, Mother of the High Priest, You love your priestly Son with the love of your maternal heart.Hear my heartfelt prayer today for all priests.I pray For faithful and fervent priests,For ... discuss

O Mary, Mother of the High Priest, You love your priestly Son with the love of your maternal heart.Hear my heartfelt prayer today for all priests.I pray For faithful and fervent priests,For ... discuss

1. I know it is not Friday, but my sense of time is all messed up thanks to the Thursday holiday. I thought yesterday was Monday. Didn't even realize it til I got a text asking me why I wasn't at a ... discuss

Pentecost 4 – June 16th, 2013Luke 7:36 - 8:3Trinity, Millstadt, IL"Big Sinner. Big Savior"The contrast couldn't be clearer. The self-righteous pharisee and the sinful woman, grieving at the feet of ... discuss

We have now come to the eleventh station of the Cross - Jesus is nailed to the cross.The following is a description from frugalsites.net about what it meant to be nailed to the cross:At the site of ex ... discuss

12 Things That Remind me of the Resurrection StoryAdapted from the Resurrection Eggs by FamilyLife The Donkey: The donkey reminds us of Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem, during which the cro ... 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

 I am humbled; I am in awe, kneeling but five feet from the monstrance – the vessel used to publicly worship and honor the Eucharistic Jesus Christ. Rays as of purified gold radiate and sur ... discuss

It's Carnival Time at Little Brother's school and the attached parish.I'm no fan of Carnival, but my kids are. Little Brother was sad last night because the Big Kids went there without him (he's going ... discuss

Whew. It has not been a fun few weeks let me tell you. But, I’m still here. I still feel kind of wobbly and uncertain, but I’m still here. I do feel, thanks be to God, a lot better now than I ... discuss

O Christ Jesus, when all is darkness and we feel our weakness and helplessness, give us the sense of Your presence, Your love, and Your strength. Help us to have perfect trust in Your protecting love ... discuss

For the second time in the UK, the "School of Mary" offers: The First level Course Initiation into Spiritual Life - 2013 Description: The 7 days (7x6h = 42 hours) of lectures for the "Initiation into ... discuss

Sermon – Easter 5 – Acts 11:1-18Grace and Trinity Lutheran Churches, Bear Creek, WI"The Same Gift - Repentance that Leads to Life!"We turn our attention to the reading from Acts. I don't ... discuss

In John 3, Jesus tells Nicodemus that he must be begotten from above. Nicodemus asks how he's supposed to get back inside of his mommy's tummy. Jesus tells Nicodemus that he doesn't have to have some ... discuss

Things are moving . . . really moving in terms of our relocation to The Philippines.All home repairs have been accomplished and the house is on the market. Tomorrow, we will be listed on the MLS.  ... discuss

In honor of Holy Week, and with tonight being the commonly accepted night of The Last Supper, I think it appropriate to discuss the topic of just WHO Jesus IS. Not "was", because He lives! H ... discuss




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