Girl Scouts Under Fire . . . From the Left?

64128884_sCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The decision of 75 Girl Scouts to march in the Inaugural Parade today in Washington DC has touched off a firestorm of hate on social media from the very people with whom it  has been aligning itself on “politically correct” issues for the last decade.

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Many Crowns of Victory


January 20
Feast of St. Sebastian, Martyr (Third Century)

“If there are many persecutions, there are many testings; where there are many crowns of victory, there are many trials of strength. It is then to your advantage if there are many persecutors; among many persecutions you may more easily find a path to victory.”

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Christian Leaders Offer Prayer for Inauguration

41076068_sThe faith of the nation will be very much present when President-elect Donald F. Trump emerges from the Capitol tomorrow morning for his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States – from the blessed doorway through which he will pass just before his inauguration to the interfaith service he’ll attend on Saturday morning at Washington’s National Cathedral.

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Non-Inclusive Women’s March is All About the Money

womens marchCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Don’t be fooled by the media’s fawning coverage of this Saturday’s Women’s March. The national co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington made it quite clear in an interview this weekend that this event is not based on some altruistic desire to advance the rights of all women. Instead, this March is all about preserving government funding for their idea of “reproductive healthcare.”

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