Bishops in the U.S. are joining their colleagues in Mexico in denouncing what has become one of the fastest growing religious movements in North America – the worship of the fictional folk saint known as La Santa Muerte.
“Very well, I will be a saint. I will provide a patron for those who bear my name.”
–Blessed Dina Belanger
At age eight, Dina Belanger said this in response to a teacher who told her the Church had no St. Dina. Am I willing to “provide a patron” for those who bear my name? What positive step can I take today to make that happen?
(Quote from Graceful Living)
Feast of St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr (D. 155)
“Leave me as I am. The one who gives me strength to endure the fire will also give me strength to stay quite still on the pyre, even without the precaution of your nails.”
–St. Polycarp at his martyrdom Read the rest…
Various media sources are reporting that the Trump administration is planning an announcement later today in which they will formally rescind former President Barack Obama’s controversial “Dear Colleague” letter which directed schools to allow students to use the facilities that correspond to their gender identity rather than their biological sex.
Global outrage is growing against a law passed last week by the French parliament which penalizes pro-life websites that aim to dissuade women from abortion with an international group of doctors becoming the latest to protest the draconian law.
Actress and lifestyle blogger, Gwyneth Paltrow, is coming under fire for relying on the advice of a “medical medium” who makes dangerous health recommendations on her controversial blog.
Chair of St. Peter
“And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the powers of death shall not prevail against it.”
–Matthew 16:18 Read the rest…