Topic: words

Several months ago I posted some thoughts inspired by a little research on the history of English (primarily, though not intentionally) church architecture. I was interested in looking at the way chil ... discuss

I'm quoting extensively here but, it's so true:Now with Pope Francis the cafeteria Catholics are the conservatives. They splutter and fume at Pope Francis. He’s the pope, but they disagree with him ... discuss

Excerpt from an article in the 1919 edition of a magazine for ‘the kindergartener,’ as at the time the kindergarten was a progressive social and political movement as much as it was an edu ... discuss

Earlier this week, in a transparent act of judicial slight-of-hand, two judges on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a pro-life bill in Mississippi unconstitutional. They enjoined the law not bec ... discuss

Last Saturday evening (4/26/2014) as I lay in bed, ready to fall asleep, I received one of those late night calls, as parents, we dread receiving. However, rather from one of our children, or even Mom ... discuss

Really, you just can't make this stuff up! " ... a plan by the Obama Administration to save the children from the train of death, pick them up in their home countries and fly the directly to the distr ... discuss

Via Not Pulp CoversI might not have noticed this if I hadn't just listened to 99% Invisible's episode Feet of Engineering. It discusses the history of high heels, pointing out that no one had worn the ... discuss

Apparently the phony “war on women” has made its way to the Supreme Court. Upset by the fact that a majority of the justices on the high court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby’s religio ... discuss

Contact: Paul Sybert, 831-238-4753, psybert@yahoo.com MONTEREY, Calif., July 31, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Paul Sybert announces song, "I want to Spread My Wings and Fly."As Paul Sybert mourned the ... discuss

TweetBy Stephanie Gray“What do you think about abortion?” I asked a man walking in Vancouver’s busy downtown core last weekend.  He responded by identifying his origins: “Well, I’m from ... discuss

Good read on essential oils: our primary concerns are as follows: (1) We are concerned when essential oils (or other alternative treatments) are marketed as having spiritual benefits that should only ... discuss

My experience has taught me that there is one Bible verse that all of America believes…those who call themselves Christians as well as those who do not. These two words have become the standard by ... discuss

Today I am kicking off a brand new series of articles I am titling The Defenders. Through brief sketches of Christian leaders, I hope to draw attention to believers known for defending th ... discuss

Good read on essential oils: our primary concerns are as follows: (1) We are concerned when essential oils (or other alternative treatments) are marketed as having spiritual benefits that should only ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jul 31, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Familia Christi is the Roman community formed by Fr. Giuseppe Canovai, a priest of the city whose life united Franciscan poverty and the Jesuit s ... discuss

Mary Evelyn at What Do You Do Dear? recalls what it was like when a little girl walked up to her son, who has spina bifida and is in a wheelchair, at church one day: And then, without taking her eyes ... discuss

With the wildfire spread of Ebola through western Africa, many here are starting to fear that the often fatal disease might cross into the United States via our under-protected southern border.  I be ... discuss

The pejorative “Nazi” is said to derive from the German word “ignatz”, simpleton. Many abusing this word “Nazi”, against others who are not Nazis, are themselves Je ... discuss

This past March a three-judge, all female panel from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a Texas statute requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 3 ... discuss

She was my hardest case thus far determined to abort her rape conceived baby. By mistake this fifteen year old went to a pregnancy center looking for an abortion. They called me. She wanted a life, t ... discuss

Well, someone has to ask this question now and again occasionally. Being long of tooth and a born curmudgeon, I’ll take the blowback. But I don’t expect much to actually come my way in thi ... discuss

The Christian blogosphere raised a collective eyebrow yesterday when some old message board rants on gender-related topics by Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll, posted under a pseudonym, were resurrected ... discuss

As a young Christian who is wrestling with questions about her faith, and seeking to learn and grow thereby, I am increasingly grateful for the online presence of Christianity Today's women's blog, He ... discuss

The Left has quietly colonized the retreats that average Americans beat into the “safe zone” of sports. Sometimes its agenda leaks out. Probably because I parse words for a living, I pick up on ... discuss

By: Lloyd Marcus Words can not express my disdain for the reprehensible behavior of VP Joe Biden and his Democrat co-conspirators. At a gathering of mostly black civil rights leaders Biden strategical ... discuss

Boy by the Water, Paul Gauguin, 1885via WikiArtThis was inspired by the Lines and Colors post "Not the usual Gauguins" which I encourage you to check out. I discovered that what I disliked were the mo ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love When things break…and they always do…what’s the first thing you do? Are you immediately grateful to God when things ... 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

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has this uncanny ability to cite Scripture to defend her position on other political issues, but when it comes to abrotion, she ignores the pro-life verses in the Good B ... discuss

These six tactics not only helped me navigate a 90-minute debate with three Mormons when I didn’t know anything about Mormonism, they can also help you have better conversations with pro-choice peop ... discuss

Lately, for a variety of reasons, I’ve been thinking about times and seasons. Ecclesiastes 3:1 says there is “a time for every matter under heaven.”  Growing in grace and knowledge ... discuss

Wednesday of the Seventeeth Week in Ordinary Time (Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“When I found your words, I devoured them;they became my joy and the happiness of my heart,Be ... discuss

I’ve always loved words. The power they have over so many areas of our daily lives – including our perception of what is right, good, and just – is fascinating. Working for The Interim enabled m ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 553 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 744 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

Today, July 30, we celebrate the feast of St. Peter Chrysologus, Early Church Father, Bishop, and Doctor of the Church. He was born (380) and died (450) in Imola in northern Italy. Peter's life was fu ... discuss

In the buildup to the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, and even more so in its aftermath, prominent news outlets have been aggressively spreading falsehoods about key aspects of the case. B ... discuss

Following the Hail Satan chant in during laws that would restrict late term abortions in the state of Texas, a new effort is underway by the Satanic Temple to interject “religious protection for wom ... discuss

The abortion drug is responsible for the deaths of dozens of women worldwide, including several in the United States alone, and it has injured at least 1,100 women in the United States alone as of 200 ... discuss

Before Pope Francis addressed Monday the Pentecostal community known as the Evangelical Church of Reconciliation in Caserta, Italy, his friend from his days in Buenos Aires, Evangelical Pastor Giovann ... discuss

-- Jeremiah 15:10,16-21 Psalm 59:2-3,4,10-11,17,18 Matthew 13:44-46 According to the prophet Jeremiah, the people of Jerusalem will be punished for their abominations, adultery and harlotry (1 ... discuss

Title: Shinshin chinka Kattoru = Cuttlefish [Cuttlefish] 新進珍菓カットルDescription: A cuttlefish. "Cuttle" or "Cuttle Fish" (a snack), Chishima-ya Shoten (千島屋商店).Subject ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love I’ve known some people who’ve gone from faith to faith as though they were trying out another car manufacturer or differen ... discuss

There are many things I love about Pope Francis. But there are issues that concern me too...especially his off the cuff remarks. It always makes me thing of the wartime slogan, "Loose lips sink ships. ... discuss

 Baby Ziah, declared dead eight minutes after birth, “comes back to life” By Dave Andrusko Nikkita Pereira and Baby ZiahThe British publication The Daily Mail is a seemingly inexha ... discuss

Life is complicated. Life is full of responsibilities and opportunities, planned duties and serendipitous possibilities. There is so much we could do, but so little we can do. Many of us battl ... discuss

You can tell a lot about a person by the people they hang around with. Someone, I forgot who, once said, “Show me a man’s friends and I will show you the man.” Who are Jesus’ friends? When we ... discuss

THSC 2014 Encouragement by Chocolate I had all these words floating around in my mind over the past few days… words that tried to somehow grasp at buttoning up the experience of THSC and present ... discuss

by Bethany Monk, CitizenLink: In separate actions, judges stuck down constitutional marriage amendments in Virginia and Florida. Marriage is being challenged in every state that has not already redefi ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannJuly 29 is the feast of St. Martha, Virgin (who died in France around 80).Mary and Martha lived with their brother Lazarus at Bethany, a village not far from Jerusalem. They are ment ... discuss

The summer issue of the Cosmopolitan Review has been published. The authors note: The arts, in all their variety, are mirrors that reflect a people. We owe so much to artists. They make us laugh, cry ... discuss

Peter Breen, Senior Counsel and Vice President of the Chicago-based Thomas More Society Thomas More Society This pro-life, first-time candidate will be elect ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love The earth is full of goodness. Before you read any further I have to clear up a distinction. I said “the earth is full of goodne ... discuss

It has been 50 years since Barry Goldwater's presidential run, a short-term defeat, but in many ways a long-term victory--not the least of which in the way it catapulted Ronald Reagan onto the nati ... discuss

A Letter To The Post Abortive Mother and/or Father I want to introduce myself as you likely don’t know me personally. My name is Claire and I’m an ordinary person just like you. Although I can’t ... discuss

Monday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)“The Kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seedthat a person took and sowed in a field.It is the smallest of all the seeds,y ... discuss

TITLE: “Sir, We Wish to See Jesus” +INI+ Many pulpits throughout the world have the words from our text plastered where only the preacher can see them: Sir, we wish to see Jesus. Jesus Christ, cr ... discuss

Nikkita Pereira gave birth to baby Ziah by emergency Caesarean section because his umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck. Minutes after he was born, however, doctors pronounced little Ziah dead. ... discuss

With the ongoing conflict between Israel and Gaza I decided to re-publish this Open Letter which I wrote during one of the previous Israel/Gaza conflicts. Nothing much changes, it seems. But hopefully ... discuss

Question:  Are Christians who advocate for faithful church attendance and advocate to receive the Sacrament of the Altar more frequently 'better' Christians than those who attend and receive less ... discuss

Brown Beartaken by Remo SavisaarAnother wonderful look at the natural world from the incomparable Remo Savisaar.This speaks to me today because I am worn out from the Beyond Cana retreat this weekend. ... discuss

Ronald Reagan once said that great change starts at the dinner table. One Easter Sunday morning after the Vigil Mass, my family sat down to a beautiful yet simple brunch, still in our pajamas. It was ... discuss

Uh, about that video clip of a public speech in which Barack Obama insists that "ordinary men and women are too small-minded to govern their own affairs." You know, the clip that is going the rounds o ... discuss

The Colorado Attorney General says he will investigate a shocking video that busted the Planned Parenthood abortion business, where its staffers are teaching teenagers about S&M-based sexual relations ... discuss

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2703975/Sudanese-mother-death-row-marrying-Christian-travels-Rome-guest-Italian-government.htmlLeon Watson and Daniel Bates, "The baby born on a prison floor to ... discuss

Lately, for a variety of reasons, I’ve been thinking about times and seasons. Ecclesiastes 3:1 says there is “a time for every matter under heaven.”  Growing in grace and knowledge ... discuss

Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia this day one hundred years ago. Serbian army figures had been implicated in the assassinations of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his consort, Sophie, in the Bosnia ... discuss

My second article for aleteia The secret heartbreak of children who've lost a sibling through abortion. “My mom does not know I found out about her abortion. She is suffering and I want to help ... discuss

28 July AD 1750 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is acknowledged as one of the most famous and gifted of all composers past and present in the entire western world. Orphaned at the age of ten, Bach ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. From the moment Christ uttered His stunning doctrine on marriage 2,000 years ago, the Church has stood in unbroken witness to His teaching. Christ elevated marriage to a sacram ... discuss

by Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) - The “Our Father” prayer is of special significance, because Jesus Christ Himself gave it to us. It begins with the words: “Our Father, Who art in the heavens ... discuss

Major John Johnston is one of the most personable, authentic candidates you’ll find. Retired US Marine Major John Johnston is my candidate for the Indiana State House here in district 10.  Dist ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:44-52Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.How valuable is the kingdom of God to you?  Is the kingdom of God worth more than anyt ... discuss

I love reading the daily meditations in the Magnificat Missal. Yesterday's was from Elisabeth Leseur who spent many painful years of bedridden suffering. Here is something she wrote to a friend experi ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love You cannot imagine what’s in store for you in your eternal future. That is…if you’ve chosen to believe and trust tha ... discuss

At 12pm today, Pope Francis appeared at the window of the study in the Apostolic Palace to pray the Angelus with faithful and pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square. Here below is an English trans ... discuss

Today I have the privilege of preaching, and preaching to many who do not yet know God. These words from Philip Ryken (drawn from his excellent commentary on Luke) have added urgency and motiv ... discuss

The rich, bored, white-trash first. Forget that he has the "right" (for now anyway) to do what he pleases with his possessions because he is fortunate enough to be born American - I assume. But one ... discuss

by Bethany Monk, CitizenLink : A Christian legal group submitted a Freedom of Information Act request this week after learning of IRS plan to investigate churches.This follows an IRS decision to settl ... discuss

29 July AD 1030; transferred to 27 July Ólafr Haraldsson (also known as Olav, Olafe, Oláfr hinn helgi, and Olavus rex) was born in 995 to Harald Grenske and Åsta Gudbrandsdatter. While Snoore says ... discuss

Etsy Selling Success: Cash In On Your Creations Etsy.com is a perfect opportunity for those interested in selling crafts online, but lack technical knowledge. By spending less time on creating and mai ... discuss

Professor Paul Krugman is leaving Princeton.  Is he leaving in disgrace? Not long, as these things go, before his departure was announced Krugman thoroughly was indicted and publicly eviscerated for ... discuss

The Party of WarBy Doris O'Brien on 'The American Thinker'For a party that professes to hate war, Democrats consistently use it as metaphor in framing their issues – the war on poverty, the war on w ... discuss

Question: How do you reconcile the Orthodox practice of clergy and monastics not cutting their hair with 1st Corinthians 11:14, which says: "Does not even nature itself teach you that if a man has lon ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love What does it take to be strong? If you had your choice, would you rather have the physique of a superhero for all of your adult … ... discuss

 Decoding Hillary Clinton’s interview on NPR’s “On Point” By Dave Andrusko You would think that being in the limelight since the late 1970s, Hillary Clinton would be more adroi ... discuss

It is my fear that "o'open borders" (for illegals) will extrapolate his "corporate deserters" and "economic patriotism" mantra into 'border control' that will prevent Americans from freely travel ... discuss

I recently finished reading "Sun Shine Down" by Gillian Marchenko (whom I know slightly through one of my online writers' groups). Gillian and her husband, Sergei, were living as church planters in Uk ... discuss

“Abortion is not surgery” claims Planned Parenthood CEO in contradictory statements Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando (PPGO) has for over a year conspired with Florida Hospital and ... discuss

Kyle Maynard is a motivational speaker, author, entrepreneur and athlete. Despite being born with arms that end at the elbows and legs near the knees, Kyle’s wrestled for one of the best teams in th ... discuss

TIME magazine reports, "For the first time in 57 years the Centers for Disease Control's National Health Information Survey has surveyed adults on their sexual orientation, and the results published ... discuss

The best way to commemorate outgoing President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Jill June, is to print our favorite quotes of hers over the years. Because you can’t truly appreciate t ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love If you took all your anxieties and laid them on a scale, how much do you think they’d weigh?  A thousand pounds? 500? 250? 100? ... discuss

Green Dress 3painted by Edward B. GordonWe all know I'm a big fan of Edward B. Gordon. This painting gives a good idea of why. It just draws me in. ... discuss

After the macabre findings from notorious abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s Philadelphia charnel house were made public in 2011, lawmakers in Pennsylvania enacted legislation that ensures, among other th ... discuss

 They may not be Death Panels, but they are Death Advocates, and they are back By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor’s note. This story appeared on pa ... discuss

Does Jesus love everyone? It's a belief I may have taken for granted when I made this declaration on my Facebook page: "The most potent thing you can say to a rebel is "Jesus loves you!" Those three w ... discuss

THE OBFUSCATION OF THE NEW EVANGELIZATIONby Fr. Tom Collins If the bugle gives an indistinct sound, who will get ready for battle? I Cor 14:8A few weeks ago, an elderly man who had lapsed f ... discuss

From Eatgrueldog - Founder of the new republic I was having a discussion with my wife last night about John Roberts and the decision he made that so many consider onerous. She not only thinks that R ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: I Am a Church Member by Thom Rainer ($0.99) (or the Spanish edition); Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper ($2.99); A Tale of Two Sons by John MacArt ... discuss

David M. Huntwork, Contributing Author: We exist in a vast sea of ignorance and lack of understanding in regards to history, politics, and ideology. Not to mention the implications of each upon our ... discuss

Dear NBC, CBS, CNN, ABC, The Boston Globe, and other well-watched and read outlets:(Actually…are they really "well-watched and read outlets? Hmm. At this point? I don't know.)You're doing a lou ... discuss

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So just how many fundraisers has Hussein Obama attended in his presidency? How many golf games? Per the Washington Post as of 7/21/14 - 394 and 181 respectively. How many speeches "off campus" if ... discuss

Hot off the presses, The New York Times no less, “Conservatives Write an Assertive New Script to Fight Abortion.” Points of interest include: “Republicans acknowledge that their com ... discuss

Called and Caught by JesusYou know, I've been a pastor 15 years now. And in one sense I figure I know what I'm doing. I'm familiar with the liturgy, I can preach a passable sermon. I can give a dec ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — Delaware native Caitlin Jane continues to raise awareness for the vulnerable with the release of her new single “Sing Over Us” from her second album Coming Seas ... discuss

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Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love My computer dictionary defines fervent as: adjective…having or displaying a passionate intensity: • archaic hot, burning, ... discuss

Baghdad, Iraq, Jul 24, 2014 / 10:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the effective expulsion of Christians from the city of Mosul by Islamists last week, a prominent local abbot has voiced the need for ... discuss

Vincent van Gogh, Fishing Boats on the Beach at Saintes-Maries, 1888, watercolor, Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russiavia Arts Everyday LivingI love these colors and the summery feel of this wor ... discuss

Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGINThe disciples approached Jesus and said, “Why do you speak to them in parables?”He said to th ... discuss

Pro-lifers learned by accident this past March what Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando had been trying to keep secret until it was ready to open two months later, that it had purchased a clinic s ... discuss

 Moms can teach their unborn babies nursery rhymes, study shows By Dave Andrusko What an incredible coincidence. Just this morning (as is my habit) I scanned both today’s Washington ... discuss

'What Did Jesus Say? The Seven Messages From the Master' helps lead Christians back to the words of JesusContact: Helen Cook, 903-654-0938, helen.cook@primestarpublicity.com  SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2 ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

In other news, although maybe this, too, was made possible by therapy, I deleted, blocked, or unfriended a couple of sanctimonious sorts from my friends list because they were seriously SO not helping ... discuss

Every day I learn something new about writing for the Interwebz. It’s not just a matter of brilliant content. Like I said yesterday, the brilliance is not the problem. But, you know how you have ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 529 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1210 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Thur ... discuss

  From: jrp Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Subject: NEW HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL For those of you who are, or ever were, teachers in our public school system, I hope you are/were fortunate enou ... discuss

Delighted to run across a wonderful blog by an old friend and classmate, Dr. Eric Johnston, a seminary professor living with his large family in Newark.The Catholic Spiritual Life is a peaceful and in ... discuss

I know, I know. It's been a couple of week since I've written one of these WILW posts but most of my Wednesdays have been occupied with studying for exams so I haven't had the chance to write. Since t ... discuss

I might post these once a week, I think, roughly coinciding with therapy appointments.  Or not. No promises (or threats).  We’ll see. I’ve tended to post updates the day after therapy be ... discuss

Guest post by Fr. Jeffrey Keyes, pastor of St. Edward Catholic Church in Newark, CAThe newer simpler version of this chant by Adam BartlettThe Entrance Chant is like a door opening onto the Mystery. & ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Sowell By Thomas Sowell, Commentary, GOPUSA:: In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests b ... discuss

This man has a powerful story. Well worth considering his words. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/X55bcNuMhKI” frameborder=” ... discuss

It certainly comes as no surprise and it is definitely not new news that the abortion industry and the media and individuals who support it try and deny the truth about abortion and the reality of abo ... discuss

Paul Cornoyer (1864–1923), Studio at East Gloucestervia WikipediaI'd never heard of Paul Cornoyer until seeing him featured at Lines and Colors. He's got a style that grabbed me right away though. C ... discuss

My best friend and his wife (my wife’s best friend) grew up in and worship in the Church of Christ tradition, a Christian denomination popular in the Southern U.S., with roots in the Second Grea ... discuss

The OC Weekly has reported that a woman who was under arrest was taken for late term abortion at the Family Planning Associates Medical Group (FPA) abortion clinic in Long Beach. Following her visit t ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love When you perform or offer charitable deeds, do you want everyone to know about it? Which makes you feel better? Doing charitable deeds ... discuss

Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time(click here for readings)“A sower went out to sow.And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path,and birds came and ate it up.Some fell on rocky ... discuss

Cold chimneys began to smoke and the sky seemed a marmalade fire as Drifter Pancake rode wearily into dusky Waffletown"Syrup my steed" Drifter Pancake rasped as he flipped his next-to-last butter pat ... discuss

Dr. Paul Krugman by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Professor Paul Krugman is leaving Princeton. Is he leaving in disgrace?Not long, as these things go, before his departure was announced Krugman t ... discuss

BWesley Smithy Wesley Smith - Published in the Weekly Standard, (Link)July 28, 2014 edition.Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmi ... discuss

The Pope's words of encouragement to ecclesial communities to keep joy alive and to not be afraid have inspired a Vatican dicastery to spearhead a world congress in Rome this fall. The Pontifical C ... discuss

-- Jeremiah 1:1,4-10 Psalm 71:1-2,3-4a,5-6ab,15 and 17 Matthew 13:1-9 Jeremiah served the Lord and his people for more than forty years, from 627 BC to around 582 BC. He served from the reign ... discuss

Alphonse Mucha, Summer, 1896via WikiArtI love this Art Deco style and the depiction works, right down to the sultry, languid expression. ... discuss

A decision by a federal appeals court today strikes a huge blow to Obamacare, which the pro-life movement steadfastly opposed because of its abortion funding and rationing components. A federal appeal ... discuss

From The Center for Vision & Values, Grove City CollegeBy Dr. Paul G. Kengor Editor’s note: A longer version of this article first appeared at The American Spectator.This generation has its KAL ... discuss

I admit it: I would read Rainbow Rowell's grocery list.(Actually, I'd read the grocery list and every other kind of list {To Do ... Book Ideas ... Top Five Ways to Get Benedict Cumberbatch to Nebraska ... discuss

 “Gendercide”: the “great silent crime of the 21st century”? By Dave Andrusko We’ve often speculated which aspects of the battle to save millions of innocent babies are mos ... discuss

Pope Francis’ words on the conflict in Gaza are having an impact in the Holy Land and on a “truly tragic” situation, the apostolic delegate in Jerusalem and Palestine has said. In ... discuss

On July 22, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Mary Magdalene, the patron of penitent sinners and contemplatives.  Her name is derived from her native town of Magdala in Galilee. She plays a ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D.  On April 6, 1993, the fiftieth anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto, the then Pope John Paul II delivered a most inspirational message: “As Christians and Jews, ... discuss

…and this guy is a left-winger too. Via Salon: Predicting the future course of American politics is a lively and flourishing vocation. Guessing how future generations will commemorate present-d ... discuss

by Father Peter West and Chris Morales   – Liveliness best describes the scene of arrival for the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Lincoln, Nebraska. The state derived its name from t ... discuss

Briton Riviere, Sympathy, c. 1878via Arts Everyday LivingSince we featured a cat recently, it is only fair to give equal time to a dog. This is one of my favorite paintings featuring, as it does, a do ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> margin-right: 5px;" src="http://cc.org/sites/default/files/PalIsra147_9.jpg?1405959944" alt="" height="137" width="147" />Whoever wins the war of public opinion will smell victor ... discuss

Pope Francis has offered words of comfort to Gaza's Christian Community as the massacre in the territory continues. In a message to the parish priest of Gaza, Father Jorge Hernandez, a fellow Argent ... discuss

The thoughts expressed in the following press release parallel my thoughts exactly. Senator Rob Portman seeks the support of conservatives but betrays them when it is convenient and helpful  ... discuss

Reading is kind of like repairing a bicycle. Kind of. For too long now my bike has been semi-operational. It has one brake that just doesn’t want to behave and all my attempts to fix it have ... discuss

WHITE GUILT: CULTURE OF VICTIMIZATION I’m a white guy, so I am not supposed to be making any observations or critiques concerning black culture. To do so would mean that I am a racist that hates bla ... discuss

by David Limbaugh, GOPUSA: I don't think Congress should begin impeachment proceedings against President Obama right now, but I also don't think that considering the idea is "crazy talk."The man has, ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux “If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!” This famous quote attributed to St. Catherine of Sienna could very well describe the good fruit of the secon ... discuss

Often times those who oppose and challenge us contribute more to our growth than those who support us. That is what has happened just recently with me. I just did a post entitled "Are We Judge or Hea ... discuss

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Manhattan Church of Holy Innocents, which is on the potential list of Catholic church closings to be announced in September. In a move to combat the potential ... discuss

Download Link:  Click HereText:  Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.Like last week’s parable of the farmer and the diff ... discuss

At 12pm today, Pope Francis appeared at the window of the study in the Apostolic Palace to pray the Angelus with faithful and pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square. Here below is an English trans ... discuss

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal: “Choking,” “whipping,” and “tying up” are a few of the sadistic sexual behaviors Planned Parenthood staffers in Denver were caught on camera promo ... discuss

20 July, Old Testament The prophet Elijah, whose name means, "My God is Yahweh [the Lord]," prophesied in the northern kingdom of Israel, mostly during the reign of Ahab (874 – 853 B.C.). A ... discuss

The following is posted with family permission.  May the Lord give to the family of Marie Hickman and to all who mourn, comfort in their grief and a sure confidence in the Lord's loving care.Text ... discuss

This article was written by Licia Corbella and published in the Calgary Herald.Licia CorbellaBy Licia Corbella, Calgary Herald columnist - July 18.Recently, an influential and vocal supporter of eutha ... discuss

Prepper Barter Items: How To Stockpile & Barter For SHTF Scenarios Blurb: Bartering seems like a skill that belongs exclusively to the ancient past or when you’re on vacation in Mexico trying to bri ... discuss

I know this is long, but I feel this needed to be said...As many of you know, I run a blog called The Catholic Breadbox, in which I publish quotes culled from the great writers and big names of the Ch ... discuss

It appears that the person carrying the Blessed Sacrament in the procession is a woman who turns Jesus over to the priest as the procession arrives at the church.Good grief, what is the priest thinkin ... discuss

Old friend – I sadly read you’re your words of February 28th. They came as a shock after so many years of not communicating. You wrote"I am a 64 year old man. I was raised a Christian but no longe ... discuss

History was made this weekend.The United States of America achieved an incredible feat, probably the most phenomenal achievement in human history - man on the moon. The astronauts returned home safely ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - - Writer Singer Illustrator - Words Music Pictures There may be a place, or a situation, or a dream way over there in a far away place that seems to be the answer to … Read the ... discuss

The SA-11 Gadfly seems like the likely culprit for the destruction of Flight MH17. I posted an article very early yesterday morning about my suspicion that Ukraine shot down Malaysian Airlines flight ... discuss

Oxford, England, Jul 18, 2014 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Stratford Caldecott, a Catholic cultural thinker dedicated to literature, theology, and the “second spring” of Catholicism, passe ... discuss

Planned Parenthood Counselor Caught Telling 15-Year-Old: Let Your Partner Whip and Beat You It’s no secret that Planned Parenthood preys on children. By getting their hooks into our kids early, ... discuss

—”Gale Allen” in Planet Comics #12 (1941), writer & artist uncreditedvia Not Pulp CoversGale Allen, outer-space adventurer and leader of the “Girl Squadron!We all want to be a superdame like G ... discuss

by Jennifer Popik, JD, LifeNews.com: In a recent Politico Magazine article titled, “Let’s Talk About Death Panels,” Harold Pollack urges reviving one of the most notorious proposals that did ... discuss

Jul 18 - Homily: Charity and Sacrifice Father Maximilian demonstrates how today's saint in his charity for the poor and suffering lived out the words of scripture "I desire mercy and not sacrifice. ... discuss

HT: Jill StanekA cheery little web site invites women to Early Options, ta private New York medical practice specializing in abortions -- specifically abortions up to 9 weeks of gestation, or 7 weeks ... discuss

No accounting for tasteDe gustibus non est disputandum has been loosely translated as, “There’s no accounting for taste.” But when we say it like that, we imply flippantly that someone has chose ... discuss

There is a saying that the Elliot Institute uses that I find to be so true, that many women are socially aborted before they ever step foot into a clinic. Threats of rejection by boyfriends, spouses, ... discuss

The saint of the day for July 18 is St. Camillus of Lellis, founder of an order dedicated to the care of the sick. He is the patron of the sick, hospitals, and nurses.St. Camilus was born in Bacc ... discuss

It just hit me, I have heard some blues player had passed away and the name for some reason did not click. Folks, we lost Johnny Winter. There will probably be a lot of words written about this man an ... discuss

Sleeping Timetaken by the incomparable Remo SavisaarIs it a dream? Is it an artist's fabrication? It is a rare moment in nature. I can almost hear the minute rustling of grass, the silence except for ... discuss

Safe. Legal. Rare. Three simple words. On their own, powerless. Devoid of any meaning but their individual Merriam-Webster definitions. But string them together and they become something else entirely ... discuss

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is trying to resurrect the Democrats so-called “War on Women” by introducing a bill, one supported by most of the Senate Democrats, that woul ... discuss

Pro-lifers rejoiced last summer, and with good reason, when Texas passed laws to stop abortions on pain-capable babies and impose some common sense safety standards on Texas abortion clinics. But clai ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jul 17, 2014 / 01:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the run up to Pope Francis visit to South Korea next month, a Korean priest said he expects ground breaking changes there in terms of peace an ... discuss

By: T F Stern T F Stern’s Rantings Archeologists have a catch phrase that covers parts of the unknown history of any site they find.  It pops up when no logical answers to a particular item pre ... discuss

This is a continuation of reflections upon a reprinted article from 1972 currently in the Summer 2014 Issue  of SACRED MUSIC, authored originally by Fr. Ralph S. March S.O.Cist. I’m only re ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “As for Mary, she treasured all these words and p ... discuss

In the wake of the story of the working single mom who left her child at the park to play while Mom worked , I’ve seen a lot of criticism of the mom, even by those who think the response (Mom wa ... discuss

Ya think? Here's the link: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/michael-w-chapman/sen-cruz-mr-president-when-did-democratic-party-declare-war-catholicJust MHO but this won't die an easy death, it's one ... discuss

[This is the last installment of a Facebook post by a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work, such as replacing straight quotes with “smart quotes”, justifica ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — It’s no secret that Planned Parenthood preys on children. By getting their hooks into our kids early, they ensure a lifetime of faithful customers who will co ... discuss

“And having come in, the angel said to her, ‘Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!’” — Luke 1:28 Author and podcaster Michael Hyatt, a former Prote ... discuss

The 50th anniversary of Barry Goldwater's clarion call for liberty acceptance speech for the Republican nomination passed this week. In a modern world where politicians talk, but their words are hollo ... discuss

There’s so much that’s wrong with the recent NY Times editorial titled Abortion and Birth, Together that I don’t know where to begin. I suppose I should start with sharing a little about me. I ... discuss

The ongoing crisis at the southern border demonstrates, once again, the problems of government by executive action (or inaction). In this essay, inspired by Madison's Federalist 52, we consider the m ... discuss

Before the American Revolution, there were no bishops in the colonies (partly because the British government was reluctant to give the colonies the kind of autonomy that this would have implied, and p ... discuss

Question: "In Acts 15, while not imposing circumcision or kosher dietary laws on gentile converts, the Apostles nevertheless commanded then to abstain from the blood of animals (Acts 15:29). I have he ... discuss

In a recent Politico Magazine article titled, “Let’s Talk About Death Panels,” Harold Pollack urges reviving one of the most notorious proposals that did not make it into the Obama Health Car La ... discuss

Thomas Peters is a leading pro-life blogger and activist with Catholic Vote and is well known on Twitter for his pro-life advocacy. Last year he was critically injured in a swimming accident and could ... discuss

Saint Anne’s feast day is on July 26th, so the St. Anne Novena is traditionally started on July 17th; however, you can pray it anytime. St. Anne (Hebrew, Hannah, grace; also spelled Ann, Anne, Anna) ... discuss

Jean-Baptiste Perronneau, Mademoiselle Huquier Holding a Cat, 1747This is via Arts Everyday Living where there are many more cat paintings to be enjoyed. Different aspects of the feline personality we ... discuss




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