Lenten Journey Day 40

March 25
Realize How Precious You Are

(Feast of the Annunciation)

“Oh, how precious are our souls to Jesus and Mary, our blood Brother and our mother. The best expression of our gratitude for such love is the irrevocable consecration of ourselves to them – in the gloom of uncertainty, in the anguish of doubt, in the heart-riving loneliness of interior desolation, when God seems to desert us, by complete abandonment to the divine will.”


European Youth Abandon Religion in Record Numbers

A new study has shown an alarming loss of faith among 16- to 29-year-olds in more than a dozen European countries where as many as 70 percent say they never go to church and 80 percent don’t even pray.

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Fury Erupts Over Planned Parenthood Booth at School Fair

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

A firestorm has erupted in Monrovia, California over the presence of Planned Parenthood at a middle-school fair promoting mental health with many parents saying the nation’s largest abortion provider doesn’t belong on campus.

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“The Devil and Father Amorth” Trailer Released

A film documenting an authentic exorcism by the late exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth will be released in New York and Los Angeles on April 20. If it’s anything like the newly released trailer, this is bound to be one of the most gripping 68 minutes of your life.
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Riveting Christian Film “I Can Only Imagine” is Box-Office Gold

An inspiring new movie, based on a Christian musician’s relationship with an abusive father, took Hollywood by surprise last weekend when its box office debut scored $17 million, bested only by big name films Black Panther and Tomb Raider.

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