The New Age/Occult Roots of the 5Rhythms

Gabrielle Roth (1941-2012) (YouTube)

Gabrielle Roth (1941-2012)

We have received a question from a reader about a form of trance dancing known as the 5Rhythms. Is it New Age? And are there any connections to the occult?

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Johnnette to Co-host Historic Convocation for EWTN

Johnnette Benkovic and Dr. Jonathon Reyes

                        Johnnette Benkovic and Dr. Jonathon Reyes

Johnnette Benkovic will serve as co-host of EWTN’s coverage of the historic convocation of Catholic leaders who are coming together in Orlando, Florida next weekend to come up with ways to bring the joy of the Gospel into the fabric of our nation.

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June 22

June 22

 Feast of St. Paulinus of Nola (355-431)

What I have I give thee; we will go to Africa, and I will give myself for your son.”

                                                                               –St. Paulinus of Nola to a widow

whose only son was taken into

slavery by the son-in-law

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Judge Drops Charges Against Pro-Life Journalists

david daleidenIn what is being hailed as a huge victory for the pro-life cause, a California court tossed out 14 of the 15 felony charges filed against pro-life activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt after they released videos of abortion industry workers engaged in the trafficking of fetal body parts.

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Experts Release List of Top 10 Summer Safety Traps for Children

bounce houseSummer officially kicks off today, and the Boston-based watchdog group, World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) has released its annual list of the top ten safety traps parents need to be aware of as their children prepare for a summer of fun.

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Wonder Woman Alleged Pay Gap is Misinformation!

Lauren Duca (Linked In)

Lauren Duca (Linked In)

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Lauren Duca, Teen Vogue’s celebrated columnist, caused a firestorm on Twitter yesterday after saying Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot was paid 46 times less than Man of Steel star Henry Cavill. The only problem is that Duca is dead wrong.

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What is my “Hammer”?

June 21

June 23

Feast of St. Aloysius Gonzaga

I am but a crooked piece of iron and have come into religion to be made straight by the hammer of mortification and penance.

                                                                        -St. Aloysius Gonzaga Read the rest…