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By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. This is the 50th anniversary of a remarkable book. And chances are you have never heard of it, much less read it. But it is one of the most important books in ethics/practi ... discuss

Inspired by the conclusion of Federalist 85 and the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, we address the limits of politics and the dangers of a Progressivism that too oft ... discuss

Tim Rubbelke is a PhD Candidate at the Saint Louis University Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics. This essay was chosen as a finalist for the 2014-2015 Daniel Callahan Young Writer’s Prize. ... discuss

Five Principles For The Rising Conservative CountercultureRod Dreher's reaction: How (Mostly) Not to Build a ‘Conservative Counterculture’My problem with Marcus’s “Five Principles” is that i ... discuss

Rep. Mitch Greenlick, Chair of the House Committee on Health Care, has introduced a bill, H.B. 3337, which would expand Oregon’s physician-assisted suicide law. Currently the law requires a patient ... discuss

I just don’t get it. It seems that when media pundits write or speak, a certain segment of Americans automatically believe. Forget whether it has any basis of truth, it’s been printed in a daily j ... discuss

NRA-ILA: In a familiarly troubling pattern, the Obama administration's wanton crusade against the Second Amendment marches on. You must act NOW if we are to stop them in their tracks! In an attempt t ... discuss

This past week I attempted to finish reading Married Saints and Blesseds Through the Centuries by Ferdinand Holbeck. I say "attempted" because, at the time that I write this, I'm still about 60+ pages ... discuss

I made plenty of my male friends jealous meeting pundit Michelle Fields. My cousin thinks we’re related. Not sure how I feel about that, since she’s rather good looking! UKIP leader Nigel ... discuss

I meant to write about this earlier this week, but I got distracted by something stupid and ultimately not worth my time. This, however, is worth your time, and not at all stupid: a terrific piece fro ... 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

Mike and Kasey Hilton found out that their unborn child had myelomeningocele spine bifida before they even knew the sex of their baby. According to the National Institute of Health, myelomeningocele s ... discuss

Democrats may be ready for Hillary, but nothing is inevitable for the GOP.From The Wall Street Journal By Peggy NoonanThoughts on the 2016 presidential primaries: No one expects anything from th ... discuss

Brian Ivie has wanted to make movies since age 9. Accepted into the University of Southern California-School of Cinematic Arts, he saw an L.A. Times headline one day and dreamed that directing an un ... discuss

 Babies “serenaded” in the womb have more developed language centers By Dave Andrusko Babies played recordings of their mother’s vo ... discuss

Facebook has decided to try and prevent suicides. From the San Francisco Chronicle story: When people write about harming themselves on Facebook, their friends can ask Facebook to review the post ... discuss

In 2005, Chen Guangcheng came to prominence after he began to investigate reports of forced abortions and sterilizations in villages in eastern China. Chen, who’s also known as “the barefoot lawye ... discuss

In the wake of Canada's Supreme Court decision to strike down the nation's laws prohibiting physician assisted suicide, I write to Canada's Prime Minister asking that conscience legislation be put in ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love - Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love Have you ever thought to you ... discuss

From an interview in America magazine:Briefly put, what is post-structuralism and what is your opinion of it?Post-structuralism is a system of literary and social analysis that flared up and vanished ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Feb. 25, 2015Yesterday, President Obama vetoed the job creating, pollution reducing, bipartisan Keystone XL Pipeline. Speaker John Boehner responded to the veto calling it ... discuss

I've wanted to write something about the latest caving capitulation by the RINO leadership in Washington D.C., but life has been unbelievably busy for me lately, and there are lots of great people out ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: Questions of "fairness" come up often in the debate over school choice.Is it fair that some students attend quality public schools and get a great education while ot ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) needs you to write letters to the national and local media or to your Member of Parliam ... discuss

Graham Moore won the Academy Award for his screenplay adaptation of “The Imitation Game.” In a moving speech upon receiving the award, he spoke candidly of the depression that haunted his ... discuss

Toward the end of the in-depth interview, Beatley found herself unexpectedly saying: “If you have a message for America, I will gladly deliver it for you. … I will tell your story, the story of de ... discuss

Rhoslyn is busy spreading the word about the upcoming Youth Conference in Southport (6-8 March) where another excellent line-up of speakers will help to form the next generation of pro-life activists. ... discuss

NRA-ILA: President Obama insisted that if Congress would not enact his gun control agenda, he would do so on his own, through executive action. Whatever else can be said of the president’s track ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Feb 24, 2014:The Senate reconvened at 10 AM today. At 2:15, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 240, the House-passed Homeland Security ap ... discuss

The world around us is changing at a velocity unprecedented in human history. But we must realize that while the world seems to be changing almost regularly before our eyes, the task of the ministry r ... discuss

JohnOnLife is envious of Mark Steyn. Mark Steyn is lauded for saying what he's been saying for decades:That we must change the culture in order to produce the desired political results.Here's one prob ... discuss

Alexander Hamilton wrote in Federalist 85 that the Constitution was the best frame of government that "the present views and circumstances of the country will permit." In our latest essay, we examine ... discuss

Ah...life is never boring when "progressive" Catholics who are always so eminently tolerant illustrate the depth of their intolerance. Such has been the Fr. Thomas Rosica soap opera where leading man, ... discuss

America has its fair share of conflict and strife. From the Internet to cable news, Americans are bombarded with caustic clashes between opposing ideologies, and the debate over abortion is no excepti ... discuss

A few months ago, I wrote a post about how sometimes I don't know what to say or write here because it can feel repetitive.One of my lovely blog readers left this comment on that post:"I know how you ... discuss

It seems that one of the biggest events in confirmation preparation in this country is the letters of support to be given to the confirmation candidates during their mandatory retreats.I have three su ... discuss

(ca. 69- ca. 155) was a Christian bishop of Smyrna (now İzmir in Turkey) in the second century. He died a martyr when he was stabbed and burnt at the stake. Polycarp is recognized as a saint in most ... discuss

It is amusing to say the least to read Hillary’s book Hard Choices. She must have thought she could be like Obama and write a book for blacks and get the black vote. Hillary thought she could wr ... discuss

I have so many posts I've been wanting to write and this is one of them.Lily's stone has officially been at her special spot in Crozet, Virginia since November 2013. It would not have been possible if ... discuss

Standard Podcast [ 11.92 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 1102 Proper of Seasons: 94 (first readin ... discuss

Note to readers:  Everything I write on my blog is indexed in some form or manner by the U.S. government (and by Google), so I wanted to elevate the content just in case it is useful for evangeli ... discuss

I am pleased to announce the publication of my 2nd book.  This book is entitled "Eschatology: The Catholic Study of the Four Last Things."  This book is something that I have been wanting to ... discuss

I’ve put off writing on homosexual “marriage” for many years. My good friend and ministry colleague, Eric Holmberg, has been producing a series on the homosexual political movement ... discuss

Multi-State Lawsuit Against President Obama's Lawless AmnestyRaleigh, NC - An activism based Political Action Committee, ALIPAC1 that has been at the center of efforts to stop illegal immigration and ... discuss

1. Ash Wednesday -- I went to Mass this Wednesday and got my ashes, despite the fact that I had been ill with chronic pain for two days. My husband took this picture of me, which I am offering up for ... discuss

Ladies Home Journal, Feb. 1913 The Girl Who Works: Some Intimate Little Talks About Her Personal Problems By Martha Keeler IN THE confusion of city sights and noises the figure of the postman, toilin ... discuss

Last week on BreakPoint, I told you about the convocation address I gave at the University of the South in Sewanee. The theme of my talk was the importance of civil discourse and freedom of speech, an ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan“Free trade results in giving our money, our manufactures, and our markets to other nations,” warned the Republican Senator from Ohio and future President William McKinley ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love - Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love What do you suppose happens ... discuss

K-Lo just posted my exact feelings to her FB page:I need to get out of my mood where all I want to write in the column due in the morning is: REMEMBER NEVER AGAIN? Do you see what is happening to Chri ... discuss

Ever since watching the Mic'd Up episode on "The (Un)Catholic Media," I've been shaking my head. Why, Michael, why? The first thirty minutes on the establishment media and dissent rags like America Ma ... discuss

A moving song about abortion was written by a Black rapper who sings Happy Birthday on the day the child would have been born. Flipsyde is a rap group which started in 2003 out of Oakland, California ... discuss

The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed. The one at Gutenberg has the illustrations. The introduction is a narrative, but the rest of the book ... discuss

This conversation just happened about 5 minutes ago:Me: You know what? I'm going to give up the internet after 8 p.m.;  9 p.m. today because I have a couple of things to finish.Mom: Are you sure ... discuss

I wrote about why my 13 year old had to read Francis Bacon’s essays here. He’s not 13 anymore. He’s still not a fan of the essay, either. Of course, it’s not all his fault.  I ... discuss

When former Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran was suspended, investigated, and fired for self-publishing a religious book that briefly mentioned biblical teaching regarding non-marital sexual conduct, includ ... discuss

TweetBy Jaclyn WhiteIf you had told me three years ago that I would be standing up in front of images of abortion victims, advocating for their rights, I would have laughed at you. Yet, as I writ ... discuss

ISIS may be harvesting organs from its victims. From the CBSNews story: Iraq’s ambassador to the United Nations asked the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to look at allegations that the Islamic St ... discuss

  “But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5)   It i ... discuss

The Pro-Life Action League has been following the story of the Women’s Aid Clinic abortion facility closely for the past three years, and we’re pleased that it’s finally receiving thorough treat ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOn February 6, the Supreme Court of Canada made an irresponsible and dangerous decision by decriminalizing assisted death. The EP ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that Since music is the universal language, here’s an easy way you ... discuss

The Federalist closes with several final appeals from Alexander Hamilton to his general readers and the representatives soon to debate the ratification of the Constitution in the crucial states of New ... discuss

So I noticed that I So I noticed that I had not posted in a while. In fact I had not posted since before Christmas. There were many reasons. The most obvious was that I just had hip replacement surger ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that Since blue is my favorite color, it comes as no surprise that I̵ ... discuss

Hermione’s Group of Thinkers By Don Marquis (pronounced Mar-Kwiss)- he used to write for a paper, the New York Sun, I think, in the early 20th century. He’s clever, witty, with wit with j ... discuss

Contact: Andrew LaVallee, Live the Fast, 781-647-4644 ext 12, andy.lavallee@lavallees.com BOSTON, Feb. 12, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Andrew LaVallee grew up in a tough neighborhood. He drank, swo ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that I’ll bet you’ve messed up pretty badly in your life̷ ... discuss

WHAT IS LENT?"Lent is a retreat that the Church gives us in order to re-focus on what should be first in our lives. The purpose of Jesus' life was to glorify the Father and save the world. ..Lent is n ... discuss

(April 10, 1827 – February 15, 1905) was a lawyer, governor, Union general in the American Civil War, American statesman, and author, best remembered for his historical novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that Happy Valentine’s day! If you’re viewing this on a devic ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that When I graduated high school, my brother bought me a graduation gift ... discuss

by Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch: So, just how much money is being spent in response to executive actions taken to house and accommodate illegal aliens? Your Judicial Watch is calling on members of Con ... discuss

Hello, my darlings. I'd like to thank those who asked questions regarding the Will and Lina series. I had a lot of fun replying to them and it was fun to see which question was asked the most... mainl ... discuss

Why do we all seem to make excuses? Why do we want to pass the blame? As I was looking at all of the things I needed to write about, and the major themes of my efforts, I realized that I didn’t ... discuss

The Christian news website The Stream today features an in-depth interview with me about The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition). From "The Power of Chastity: An Interview with Dawn Eden":The Stre ... discuss

There's a lot of blame to go around on the demise of Sun News.But I don't think there's a lot of honest examination about the quality of the product.I don't think its demise can be blamed by the fact ... discuss

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and, thanks to one surprising bestseller and its new film adaptation, the whole world is buzzing about pornography and deviant sexuality. 50 Shades has done ... discuss

The release of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, timed for Valentine’s Day, is a more important and lamentable event than many Christians may realize. What the movie represents is nothing less th ... discuss

by Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison: The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has taken Dr. Ben Carson’s name off their “list” of extremists. Isn’t that charitable? The idea that SPLC gets to sit ... discuss

Contact: Andrew LaVallee, Live the Fast, 781-647-4644 ext 12, andy.lavallee@lavallees.com BOSTON, Feb. 12, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Andrew LaVallee grew up in a tough neighborhood. He drank, swo ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that I hope you’re plugged into the infinite power source. HereR ... discuss

Carol Joffe is an old hand in the abortion advocacy business. We’ve written about her more than once [see nrlc.cc/16PnI9y and nrlc.cc/1KEUetU].But, wow, what a quote she gave to Esme E. Deprez, writ ... discuss

1. Make a homemade Valentine for your loved one. Be sure to mention on your card some specific ways they are special to you, i.e., "You always laugh at my corny jokes" or "You always compliment me on ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that The power of the Word of God is “sharper than any two-edged sw ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: Education spending. More is better, right?For years we have heard reports that teachers are forced to buy paper and supplies out of their own pockets, that some tea ... discuss

Have you ever wanted to make a difference, but were never too sure exactly how to do that? Do you find out after the fact that something you think is important, didn’t turn out the way you expec ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that World peace doesn’t happen because of feel-good laws. History ... discuss

March 10 has been designated "National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers" by the abortion lobby. This "celebration" was mainly intended to overcome the powerful negatives of working in aborti ... discuss

Besides its arm's length defense of the 3/5 Compromise, there is probably no argument in The Federalist less likely to resonate with a contemporary audience than Alexander Hamilton's case against addi ... discuss

From Fox NewsThe parents of Kayla Mueller, just released the last letter written received from their daughter:  Everyone, If you are receiving this letter it means I am still detained but my cel ... discuss

A story published by The San Francisco Globe was originally titled, “Doctor X-Rayed her pregnant belly. What they saw Inside was a bit upsetting.”               ... discuss

Whenever you’re trying to deliver a valuable system, you realize just how nice it is to have more margin. Civil Engineers design projects to account for the 100-year flood. But what happens when ... discuss

This post is more of a journey through homeschool planning over my entire homeschooling career than a review, but in the end, I did come down to two planners to review – and I mentioned a few o ... discuss

Here is the answer I offered to a friend of many years when he posited on my Facebook account that Legalized Euthanasia was logical and a good for our society.----------------------------------------L ... discuss

Presidents of the United States are usually awful as theologians. In far too many cases, the closer they get to anything theological, the bigger the mess they make. President Obama seems rather adept ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 9, 2015 / 04:23 pm (CNA).- Set to finish his encyclical on the environment next month, Pope Francis said during his daily Mass at the Vatican on Monday that Christians who fail to sa ... discuss

Why do we all seem to make excuses? Why do we want to pass the blame? As I was looking at all of the things I needed to write about, and the major themes of my efforts, I realized that I didn’t ... discuss

by Kelli Dads are irreplaceable. They are important. Kudos to Dove for creating an ad that celebrates the greatness of involved fathers. On their YouTube page, they write: 90% of men around the world ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that This post has very little to do with what I normally write about, bu ... discuss

Double (1955 Calendar): February 9St. Cyril, patriarch of Alexandria, was known as the Doctor of the Incarnation. He took a fearless stand against the Nestorian heretics who denied that the Second Per ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that Have you ever felt like you’ve been denied what you deserve? ... discuss

If you look for the worst in a group, you’re sure to find it. Using a twist on an Abraham Lincoln line, I made that statement on the Mildred Gaddis Show (Radio One Detroit WCHB AM) last Wednesday du ... discuss

UFL member and moral theologian Peter Colosi has been asked by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Office for the New Evangelization to write “Homily Ideas” once a month from November, 2014 thru Augu ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that So, have you ever had someone point out your flaws and mistakes and ... discuss

 A teenager’s miraculous survival after being underwater for 15 minutes By Dave Andrusko John Smith survives after spending 15 minutes ... discuss

PZ Myers is at it again, this time ranting about pro-life apologist Kristan Hawkins, executive director of Students for Life of America. I've taken Myers to task before for his dishonest argumentation ... discuss

It has been a while since I have felt I had anything much to write.  Most days by the time I get a few minutes where I could write, I am so depleted and exhausted that I feel I don't have anythin ... discuss

13 May 2014, Leslie Fain After Alexandra G. was raped at age 13, her mother opted not to take her to a doctor or a counselor, but to an abortion clinic. “She was a child of the ’60s, vehement ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 5, 2015 / 04:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Even with religious freedom provisions added, LGBT discrimination laws are unlikely to draw support from Catholic bishops because they could i ... discuss

There has been an unusual amount of public reflection from would-be GOP presidential candidates in recent weeks on the role of the federal courts in our republican system. In our latest essay, we arg ... discuss

A new PBS documentary glowingly features euthanasia in Belgium, including one performed on video by Dr. Marc Van Hoey, one of the leading advocates of assisted suicide in Belgium. ProWomanProLife feat ... discuss

Arlene from Israel What I write about here will not in its essence be a surprise to many of my readers.  And yet, there is no way to confront what is going on without a sense of horror.  The reality ... discuss

In the blog, Ancient Paths, Ashley McMillan reflects on the gift of life as a disabled person in a “throwaway culture,” that is a culture that rids itself of people it doesn’t want. She explains ... discuss

You Called What?Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The Seattle Seahawks - in a moment of profound foolishness - forsook Beast Mode for Least Mode. And it cost them the Super Bowl. But they can take ... discuss

Here is a reflection by Father Robert Barron, founder of the global ministry Word on Fire, and the Rector/President of Mundelein Seminary. He is the creator of the award winning do ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason Okay, here’s the deal…I’m getting into my studio to produce some songs, and I’d like you to join me. Well, not literally. B ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 18 min. 05 sec. | 9.9 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 152 Psalter: Wednesday, ... discuss

Ramona and I are still reading about World War II. The other day we finished When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit. She loved it, and I do, too (as did my older girls.) It's a lovely, moving, and sometim ... discuss

“15 For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which prevails among you, and of your love for all God’s people, 16offer never ceasing thanks on your behalf while I make ... discuss

 First “Obvious Child,” now Lily Tomlin as “Grandma.” Can one be worse than the other?    By Dave Andrusko Lily TomlinYo ... discuss

Fr. Nicolas SchwizerThe Blessed Trinity should be the center of our faith and of our daily life.  And there is no doubt that our God wants to be the source, the meaning, the goal and the joy of o ... discuss

First the deals: 1.99: When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics Blurb: Guidance for those deep coffeehouse conversations about God What do you say when someone raises tough objectio ... discuss

Last Sunday I delivered a sermon to the congregation of Grace Bible Church as part of their observance of Sanctity of Human Life Sunday.  We had a great time at church as we reunited with several ... discuss

Have you ever been just sucked into such a whirlwind that you felt you were doing good just to make sure your teeth were brushed and all the urgent things of life tended to? Like you were on a wild ri ... discuss

This blog turns 10 this year. Here is the first post.I turned 45 this month.Wow! The more I learn, the less I know.When I used to blog multiple times a day, in the beginning, Twitter didn't exist.My s ... discuss

National Right to Life President Carol TobiasOne of the great humanitarian achievements of the Right to Life movement was the exposé of partial-birth abortion by National Right to Life. Our massive p ... discuss

I don't know if you guys have noticed that I've stopped using many GIF memes (especially Disney related; which I loved). I was once nominated for a Catholic blog award for best memes because they were ... discuss

DISCLAIMER:  I am in no way questioning the validity of the Second Coming of Christ.  Jesus is returning to Earth to set up His eternal kingdom.  I am just debating the timeline and det ... discuss

In an interview with Watchman Broadcasting Television network in Augusta, Georgia, international Christian broadcaster and journalist Earl Cox said, “Israel’s Prime Minister is correct to stan ... discuss

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From Medieval Saints on Yahoo and the Experience ProjectThomas, son of the count of Aquino, (b. 1225-d. 1274) was first trained at the Benedictine abbey of Montecassino, and here, even in ch ... discuss

"MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;">Rachel Thaysil Mathew EappenMay 8, 1924-Jan 29, 2014 Christian, Physician, wife , mother, grandmother ... discuss

In recent days I have been amazed and sickened by some of the vicious comments I have heard directed at Chris Kyle, the soldier portrayed in the new movie American Sniper, and I felt I could help peop ... discuss

2014 Pastoral Visit of Pope Francis to Korea by Republic of Korea on Flickr lincsed under cc 2.0Last week, the Pope had a little press conference on the plane coming back from the Phillipine ... discuss

For 11 years, I have refused to write anywhere online but KTracy.com.  As of next month, that’s going to change.  I am teaming up with two former KTracy.com contributors, Travis Gearhart and S ... discuss

Americans by the millions are still tuning in to watch Downton Abbey — now in its fifth season — eager to enjoy the continuation of the saga of the Earl and Countess of Grantham and thei ... discuss

I've gotten some questions regarding the Will and Series. Mostly "is Will based on *insert guy's name*?" or "Was *insert chapter* hard to write?" So, for Valentine's Day, I've decided to answer as man ... discuss

Today, on the day of the 42nd March for Life, the Republican party choked, and pulled out of a vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This bill would ban abortions of children after 20 ... discuss

Awhile back, Atticus (okay, okay -- it's Tom) and I were asked to write a foreword for a new book that has just been published by Our Sunday Visitor: Catholic and Married: Leaning Into Love. We w ... discuss

Now let's bring this discussion to what the archbishop said "extraordinary situation"If that is the intent, why not just pass the ciborium and have the people get It themselves?Wasn't that how thing ... discuss

Filipinos at Pope Francis’ Mass in Manila, Jan. 18.(Photo: AFP/Ted Aljibe.)You would think that a writer billed as a “spirituality columnist” for a website that professes to cover “all things ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2010 ascending Capitol Hill on the way to the Supreme CourtThursday, January 22, will mark t ... discuss

Anne-with-an-e and I were talking about Downton and she said, "Y'know, if we came up with a Downton Abbey workout game, we'd be in shape in no time. For example, 'Mary is mean to Edith: Five jumping j ... discuss

Sorry for not writing for over a week but I've been busy and/or sick (stress-induced physical symptoms like extreme fatigue). But I'm here to tell you why I'm changing my blogging style a little bit.. ... discuss

In light of this week's March for Life in Washington D.C. I give you the following joke:Last Saturday afternoon, in Washington, D.C., an aide to Nancy Pelosi visited the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese ... discuss

America:  The National Catholic Review, January 19-26, 2015 Issue, by Serrin M. Foster Recovering the pro-life roots of the women’s movementON THE MOVE. A suffrage parade, New York City, M ... discuss

The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition, by Fr. Eugen J. Pentiuc.One thing that comes across in this book is Fr. Eugen's love of Scripture. In his introduction, he speaks about how when he was ... discuss

It’s been over a week now, and certain people still haven’t gotten over the spanking Maureen Mullarkey received for her rather slanderous attack on Pope Francis. And a spanking it was; R. R. Reno, ... discuss

I had the blessing of being one of the contributors of the book, New Life Within  ... discuss

Lamb of God Lutheran ChurchPleasant Prarie, WIJanuary 11th, 2014The Baptism of Our LordMatthew 3:13-17I really have two topics for you today, first on the occasion of my visit, this missionary has som ... discuss

Barely five days after The New York Times ran a major news article on the firing of Atlanta’s fire chief for his views on homosexuality, a major Times opinion writer declared that religious libe ... discuss

We asked our readers on Christmas Day to pray for persecuted Christians worldwide. We'd like to ask all now to pray for all persecuted because of their choice of religion or choice to not have one or ... discuss

was a Presbyterian missionary, responsible for spreading Christianity in Nigeria and ending many horrific practices among several tribes including infanticide and human sacrifice.Born in Scotland in 1 ... 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

n the Winter of My Discontent The bitterness of winter has nestled in. It has filled the crevices of my soul in such a way as to render barrenness the only hope and future. Cold emptiness drifts acro ... discuss

This is an edited transcript of The Briefing podcast from early Thursday morning, January 8, 2015. The war on terror took on a savage new face yesterday when two gunmen entered the headquarters of a ... discuss

TweetBy Devorah GilmanDear Pre-born child,Today I received something in the mail. It was an item of death and darkness. It was a pair of forceps. These forceps had been created for a very specific pur ... discuss

It started off like any normal day. I got up. I received a call that my godson's surgery went well. I prayed the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary while cooking breakfast. I ate. I ran errands. ... discuss

I know most people finished with Christmas on December 26th, but because of the hectic pace of my day job and because I put together the holiday services at my church, I've made a conscious decision t ... discuss

A smart way to look forward is to look back first. After all, they say that you are doomed to repeat history if you don’t study it. I always like to start my year off with reflection. This year ... discuss

Happy New Year, everyone! I took a little break from blogging to enjoy some much needed time off... and to take care of my poor mama who ended up getting a 24-hour stomach bug yesterday. Everyone is w ... 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

The year nears its end. Goodbye 2014.I didn't accomplish many of the things I thought I would. But I still have a job. I still have a wife. I did write and publish some poems. I did continue to play m ... discuss

Thank you all for your votes. I had a couple of "write-in" votes for St. Joseph and St. Drogo as well as some tweet votes since some of you couldn't access the poll widget. After tallying them all up, ... discuss

Today I was delighted to receive in the mail 25 copies of the Spanish-language version of my book My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints. I had ordered the copies of Mi ... discuss

A special notice for visitors from ZENIT's Daily Dispatch:Welcome, ZENIT readers! I am the author of My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints, which has been recommended ... discuss

So sorry to have been so long without a Dawn Patrol update (though I do post regularly on Twitter)! I have been busy with doctoral studies, as well as preparing for the upcoming publication of the Cat ... discuss

“You’re beginning something pretty important, and it will be forever.”On this day in 1954, actor Denzel Washington, professional wrestler Lanny Poffo, and magazine editor and morning news anchor ... discuss

Newsweek magazine decided to greet the start of 2015 with a massive cover story on the Bible. For decades now, major newsmagazines have tended to feature cover articles timed for Christmas and Easter, ... discuss

son of Zebedee, was one of the twelve apostles of Our Lord. Together with his brother James and with Simon Peter, he formed a kind of inner circle of Three among the Twelve, in that those three were p ... discuss

Yup, it’s that time of year where every blog does “top X posts of 2014,” so without further ado, here are the most visited articles I’ve published this year. I created this lis ... discuss

Your Excellency:It has been reported that a Catholic pediatrician is suing the City of Philadelphia, alleging that she was fired for refusing to write prescriptions for "contraceptives" (cf, Philadel ... discuss

This ChristmasThere is so much I could say. In prior years, I've used this occasion to quickly post some things, about what I was doing. Meanwhile, the blog lies dormant most of the year... But defini ... discuss

Merry Christmas, everyone! Remember what we're celebrating today -- the hope, the love, and the joy that we've all been blessed with through the incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ. It's not about wh ... discuss

Wesley J. Smith has written about a case in Argentina in which an orangutan named Sandra has been declared by the court to be a non-human person. This ruling essentially would grant Sandra her fr ... discuss

As Christmas Eve arrives we are reminded of the historic Christian prayer prayed by so many Christians through two millennia of Christian experience and bathed in Christian hope, “Even so Lord, com ... discuss

I suspect we will see lots of good Kindle deals after Christmas. For now, here are a few to consider: When Will My Life Not Suck? by Ramon Presson (bad title, good book) ($2.51); The Great Boo ... 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

Jason by Justus Miles Forman, about whom Wikipedia has this interesting entry: His only play, The Hyphen, appeared in 1915 but did not receive the success Forman expected. The Hyphen was a topical dra ... discuss

The final report of last October's family synod at the Vatican is seriously flawed and contains grave omissions which represent a serious danger to our families, to the sanctity of human life, and to ... discuss

http://www.holywoodactingstudio.com/There is a unique acting studio in Hollywood dedicated to developing actors' whole being to bring out their God-given talent in ways that honor God and humanit ... discuss

 (Russian: Иоанн Кронштадтский) (October 19, 1829, Sura, Arkhangelsk–December 20, 1908, Kronstadt) was a Russian Orthodox Christian presbyter and a member of the synod of the ... 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

Woody, Sulley, Buzz Lightyear, Bullseye, Lightning McQueen, Angus, Mike Wazowski, U-Command, and my favorite Dr. Evil Porkchop.  Here is a collection of some of the famous and not so famous chara ... discuss

Timed for a Christmas season release, director Ridley Scott’s intended blockbuster, Moses: Gods and Kings hit the big screens this past weekend. On its opening weekend the movie shot to the top ... discuss

“With time I found the courage to admit my opposition to abortion. I believe that it cost me professionally, that I have lost some opportunities to write because of my pro-life paper trail. But ... discuss

So many moments of our lives pass with almost no sense of significance. The twenty four hours in a day fade into the memory of the seven days of the week, then the thirty-odd days of a month, and then ... discuss

Here's how we know that the unborn (the human embryo or fetus developing in utero) is a living human organism—a member of the species Homo sapiens.We know that the unborn is living because he o ... discuss

The American Catholic Almanac: Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United StatesImage Books, NYEmily Stimpson and Brian BurchBack when political correctness w ... discuss

f="http://liveactionnews.org/the-kansas-clinic-that-operated-under-horrific-conditions-planned-parenthood-ignores-complaints/" target="_blank">Safe & Legal The following is a letter, reproduced her in ... discuss

I read an article on LifeNews.com that really touched my heart. It is written by someone whose sister was born still many decades ago.Click HERE to read the beautiful post and then I will share my tho ... discuss

Sometimes all I see is the pain and the questions.The pain of losing Lily and the heaviness of living the rest of my life without my first-born. And the questions of why it happened to me, to my baby. ... discuss

There are a handful of new Kindle deals to tell you about: What Is Reformed Theology? by R.C. Sproul ($2.99); Why Believe the Bible? by John MacArthur ($1.99); The Grand Weaver by Ravi Zachari ... discuss

I have to take a big breath when I hear people say "Why don’t you care about the children that are actually here?"  Or "I don’t want to bring a child into this world." Both of these phrases a ... discuss

I have not had a chance to write about it yet, but have been following closely the situation in the Ukraine. As we awake this morning there are reports that the President, Viktor Yanukovych, has res ... discuss

I was going to write a post about “Feet Washing” and then I realized why I haven’t blogged in a while and what I do want to write about if I start up again. So in that direction, I w ... discuss

Kids marching in line at school. Allow dollars to follow the child. A Texas teacher makes her case for school choice: Texas has increased education spending 95% with a 19% increase in school age popu ... discuss

Identity politics took a central place in the political discourse of our nation during the last presidential election.  It seemed to me that this did more to reinforce racial division in the coun ... discuss

That's the title of Paul Ford's column at the Morning News, in which he describes, in sometimes disturbing detail, the experiences he and his wife have had with artificial reproductive technologies (A ... discuss

I just found this in my old notes. Thought I’d post it because I’ll probably never randomly find it again in all my mess of papers. It is not good or anything, it’s just what I remember writi ... discuss




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