Former Planned Parenthood VP Appointed to Senate

Minnesota Senator-elect Tina Smith (D)

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) announced this week that he has appointed a former Planned Parenthood Vice President and abortion extremist to the Senate seat vacated by Sen. Al Franken who resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Day 13: Advent Journey With Mary


Theme: Advent is a time of waiting and preparing for the coming of the Savior. Mary, the Mother of God, waits patiently for the birth of her Son and Savior, Jesus Christ to Whom she has given her life.

Grace: I pray for the grace of Marian surrender and anticipation of the Savior during this holy Advent and Christmas season.

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Let’s Use the #MeToo Movement to Change The Culture

In a powerful op-ed appearing on the Women Speak for Themselves (WSFT) website, executive director Meg Johnson encourages women to seize the momentum behind the #MeToo movement to change a culture that is too willing to present sex as “no big deal.”

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Teacher Sues After Suspension for “Misgendering” Student

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

A Christian math teacher from the UK who was suspended from his job after referring to a female student who was “transitioning” into a male as a girl is now suing the school for religious discrimination.

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Day 12: Daily Gracelines – Advent Journey with Mary


Theme: Advent is a time of waiting and preparing for the coming of the Savior. Mary, the Mother of God, waits patiently for the birth of her Son and Savior, Jesus Christ to Whom she has given her life.

Grace: I pray for the grace of Marian surrender and anticipation of the Savior during this holy Advent and Christmas season.

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Day 11: Daily Gracelines – Advent Journey with Mary


Theme: Advent is a time of waiting and preparing for the coming of the Savior. Mary, the Mother of God, waits patiently for the birth of her Son and Savior, Jesus Christ to Whom she has given her life.

Grace: I pray for the grace of Marian surrender and anticipation of the Savior during this holy Advent and Christmas season.

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Archdiocese Appeals Judge’s Ruling Against Christmas Ad

A federal court ruled against the Archdiocese of Washington DC in a suit involving the refusal by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to allow a Christmas-themed ad on its buses. The Archdiocese responded by filing an appeal.

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