Nothing is Lost

June 30

June 30

 “Be of good cheer, only work, only strive cheerfully; for nothing is lost. Every prayer of yours, every psalm you sing is recorded. Every alms, every fast is recorded.

                                                                        -St. Cyril of Jerusalem Read the rest…

Report: State of Religious Hostility in America

16219121_sAs the Church prays its way through the final days of the Fortnight for Freedom 2017 campaign, a new study is confirming that hostility toward religion isn’t all in our minds – it really has gotten worse in the last few years – but there are some bright signs on the horizon.

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Media Slams Courageous Bishop for Loyalty to Church

bishop paprockiCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The mainstream media is once again maligning a good and courageous bishop simply because he published a decree stating that persons involved in same-sex relationships cannot receive communion or serve on the altar, nor can they be given a Catholic funeral if they do not repent before death.

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These Two were One

June 29

June 29

 Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles

Both apostles share the same feast day, for these two were one; and even though they suffered on different days, they were as one. Peter went first, and Paul followed. And so we celebrate this day made holy for us by the apostle’s blood.

                                                                                    -St. Augustine Read the rest…

Correct Timing

June 28

June 28

Feast of St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr (130 – 200)

Where there is order, there is also harmony, where there is harmony, there is also correct timing; where there is correct timing, there is also advantage.

                                                                                    -St. Irenaeus Read the rest…

2 Teen Suicides Blamed on “13 Reasons Why”

13 reasons full faceCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The parents of two teenagers say their children committed suicide just days after watching the controversial Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why, which many believe glorifies suicide and revenge.

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