How to Remain Firm, Faithful & Free This Thanksgiving

As we enter the holiday season, when the culture wars become especially obvious, yesterday’s homily by Pope Francis, about why we must resist those who want to impose a “new way” of life on us that relegates God to the sidelines, becomes particularly timely.

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Heroic Teen Chooses Life

Hannah Mongie (YouTube)

Just two months after graduating high school, 19 year-old Hannah Mongie discovered she was pregnant. Both she and the baby’s father were ecstatic and planned to stay together through the birth of the child to see if they could make it work – until tragedy struck and Hannah’s world was turned upside down.

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God’s Grace and Friendship

November 21

All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified, are indeed assured of their eternal salvation; but after death they undergo purification, so as to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven.

                                  -Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1030 Read the rest…

Advent is Made for Women! A Women of Grace Reflection

Thanks to the hard work of Women of Grace and the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Joseph’s Church in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, dozens of women were able to enjoy an afternoon of reflection on the meaning of Advent.

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Catholic Organization Says Yoga as Exercise is Misleading

Opus Sanctorum Angelorum, (OSA) founded by Father William Wagner and under the direction of the Order of the Canons Regular of the Holy Cross, say yoga is part of the Hindu religion and any claims that it can be used as physical exercise are misleading.

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Pro-Lifers Stand Trial in Virginia Today

Six members of the pro-life community, including two priests, who were participating in the Red Rose Rescue campaign of September 15, will stand trial today in Virginia for refusing to leave abortion clinics where they attempted to speak with women scheduled for abortions.

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Doing Good

November 20

He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love with kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

                                                                                    -Micah 6:8 Read the rest…