Archives for 2014

Large families are the hope of society

In a world marked by selfishness

  The following comes from a Dec. 28 release from the Vatican Information Service. On the feast day of the Holy Family, Pope Francis received in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall a group of large Italian families, present in Rome to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Associazione Nazionale Famiglie Numerose (National Association for Large Families). The audience was … [Read more...]

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Unexpected successes

Family Planning Associates, San Diego, Planned Parenthood, El Cajon, Dec. 27

  The following comes from a Dec. 27 email from the Helpers of God’s Precious Infants. Today at FPA was a typical day. There were three counselors and up to about ten prayer warriors on the sidewalk throughout the morning.  Most couples took the information but continued on to the mill. Several couples shook their heads and refused any information.  We had a … [Read more...]

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Tweeting in the adoration chapel

John Paul II and Fulton Sheen used to write there

The following comes from a Dec. 20 posting by T.J. Burdick. I was in the adoration chapel and I had an urge to tweet. I was so enthralled by Fr. Robert Barron’s eloquence on the life of St. Thomas Aquinas that I couldn’t hold it in. I just, couldn’t help myself, I HAD to project this moment of celestial clarity through the closest means digital evangelization … [Read more...]

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Planned Parenthood to knock on doors

Will gay technique work for abortion?

  The following comes from a Dec. 23 story on LifeSiteNews. A new study on persuasion shows the lengths the homosexual movement will go to advance its agenda and also how pro-homosexual advocates collaborate with Planned Parenthood to promote abortion. Sending homosexual individuals door-to-door to speak with people in person was highly effective in changing … [Read more...]

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Churches worth driving to

St. Joseph Church, Sandpoint, Idaho

Name of Church St. Joseph Church Address 601 South Lincoln, Sandpoint, ID 83864 Phone number 208-263-3720 Mass times Monday-Friday, 12:05 p.m. Saturday vigil, 6:45 p.m. Sunday, 8:30 & 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Holy days: 12:05 & 6:30 p.m. It’s a predominantly English-speaking area, and all Masses are in English. The parish has a quaint mission church, Sacred Heart … [Read more...]

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Thomas Aquinas does flash mob again

Pacific View Mall in Ventura Dec. 6

The following comes from a Dec. 17 release from the Cardinal Newman Society. Roughly 150 students from Thomas Aquinas College (TAC) in Santa Paula, Calif., recently participated in a choral “flash mob” at the Pacific View Mall in Ventura, Calif., the College reported. The performance is one of the many ways students from faithful Catholic colleges across the country are … [Read more...]

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The body matters

In spite of extreme embalming and increase in cremation

The following comes from a Dec. 19 story on TheFederalist.com by Chad Bird. As if there’s not enough decisions to make in life, these days we’re even forced to make choices about what happens to us after we’re dead. If you’d like to go out with a bang, you can be cremated and have your ashes stuffed into fireworks so your family can ooh and aah as you’re blown into colorful … [Read more...]

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