A new study has uncovered some interesting facts about the faith life of Catholic women, with majorities reporting that they believe in God and pray daily, but much smaller numbers say they are attending Mass and Confession.
“Pray with your whole being even though you think it has no savor for you. For such prayer is very profitable even though you feel nothing, though you see nothing, even though it seems impossible to you. It is in dryness and barrenness, in sickness and feebleness that your prayer is most pleasing to me, even though you think that it has little savor for you.”
Julian of Norwich
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KJ writes: “I’m wondering about an essential oil practice known as Raindrop Therapy. The inventor, Gary Young of Young Living oils, claims it can cure scoliosis. Is this a legitimate use of essential oils and does it really work?”
In this compelling story told by an international Christian aid organization, a 14 year-old girl named Susan was so enamored with Jesus Christ that she refused to renounce him, even when locked away in a room and left to starve nearly to death.
“Pray simply. Do not expect to find in your heart any remarkable gift of prayer. Consider yourself unworthy of it. Then you will find peace. Use the empty cold dryness of your prayer as food for your humility. Repeat constantly: I am not worthy; Lord, I am not worthy! But say it calmly, without agitation.”
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Anyone still wondering if Planned Parenthood and its radical abortion agenda are out-of-touch with mainstream America need only view the backlash the organization received this week after sending out a glowing tweet about Martin Luther King, Jr. in spite of the fact that their founder strove to eliminate the Black population!
“You don’t know how to pray? Put yourself in the presence of God, and as soon as you have said, ‘Lord, I don’t even know how to pray!’ you can be sure you have already begun.”
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Outrage is growing after Facebook blocked a crowdfunding site for a theatrical drama aimed at telling the true story of the Roe v. Wade decision that established a right to abortion and led to the extermination of 60 million Americans.
Fashion designer Victoria Beckham is experiencing severe criticism over an eyewear campaign that featured a model who was so thin she appeared sickly.