Hidden in Plain Sight: How Women Change the World

Women have always been instrumental in spreading the faith. This is the kind of fruit that Christ and his mother are calling us to. That call is not to become radical activists or social justice warriors but to take the words of St. Teresa of Calcutta to heart: If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. That is the place to start.

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Last Abortion Clinic in MO Gets Two More Weeks

A Circuit Court judge in St. Louis has given Planned Parenthood permission to continue performing abortions in the last clinic in the state in spite of the fact that safety concerns are preventing the clinic’s license from being renewed.

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Young Women of Grace in Chicago Teach Others: “Friends Forgive!”

Lizzie (L) and Betsey (R) work together to hone their message that “friends forgive!”

What better way to complete the Young Women of Grace: Embrace Your Femininity Study than by celebrating the gift of spiritual motherhood? The 13 young women from Christ the King parish in Chicago who took the course this year decided there was no better way to spend their last meeting together than by exercising this all-important feminine gift.

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Vatican Issues Document on Gender Ideology in Education

The Congregation for Catholic Education has issued a new document that finds gender ideology to be opposed to faith and reason and offers guidance to Catholic parents and educators about how to address the many challenges this new movement is creating in our schools.

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Authorities Fail to Curb Ever-Worsening STD Epidemic

The promotion of promiscuity through comprehensive sex education and condom-distribution campaigns is continuing to fuel an STD epidemic that is now seeing more than one million new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases (STDs) every year.

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Let’s Boycott Netflix!

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Netflix has not only joined other elites of the entertainment industry who are threatening to boycott Georgia after it passed a law protecting the unborn, but their promise to help  efforts to overturn the law has spurred pro-life citizens into immediate action.

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Bishop’s Decree: No Communion for Catholic Pols Who Voted for Abortion Bill

Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois has issued an official decree declaring that any Catholic politician who voted for a pair of radical pro-abortion laws recently passed in the state must refrain from receiving Communion until they have been reconciled with Christ and the Church.

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Mary or Miley? Who Should Our Daughters Admire?

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Miley Cyrus is up to her old tricks, kicking off a fundraising campaign for Planned Parenthood on social media by behaving badly. This time, it was posting a photo of herself licking a birthday cake that declared “Abortion IS Healthcare” along with a message laced with vulgar expletives which was sent to her millions of teen followers. Is this really who we want our teen girls to admire? Don’t we have a better role model for our daughters that might guide them toward a healthier lifestyle?  Read the rest…