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April 30

Feast of St. Pius V, Pope

On Praying the Rosary

 “… seeing that the Church militant, which God has placed in our hands, in these our times is tossed this way and that by so many heresies, and is grievously troubled and afflicted by so many wars, and by the depraved morals of men, we also raise our eyes, weeping but full of hope, unto that same mountain, whence every aid comes forth, and we encourage and admonish each member of Christ’s faithful to do likewise in the Lord.”

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Love and Sorrow

April 29

April 29

Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor (1347 – 1380)

 “You asked for suffering…You were, in effect, asking for love and light and knowledge of the truth. For suffering and sorrow increase in proportion to love” When love grows, so does sorrow … Endure courageously, then.

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Free Speech is Not (Quite) Dead!

stk18682svnCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Even though headlines are screaming, “Free speech for me, but not for thee,” not all of today’s youth have bought into the prevailing call-everyone-who-disagrees-with-me-a-hater movement in America – such as those that are participating in today’s Day of Dialogue.

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Praying to our Blessed Lady

April 28

April 28

St. Louis Grignion de Montfort (1673 – 1716)

“… the greatest saints, the souls richest in graces and virtues, shall be the most assiduous in praying to our Blessed Lady, and in having her always present as their perfect model for imitation and their powerful aid for help.”

–St. Louis de Montfort from True Devotion Read the rest…

Concerns Grow Over Trump’s Handling of HHS Mandate

HHS mandateMany of the voters who put President Donald Trump in office are scratching their heads over a decision by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to request a 60-day delay in order to continue negotiations with religious organizations that have requested relief from the onerous birth control mandate. Why don’t they just drop the case?

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A Painfully Honest Yoga Testimony



“Yoga: A Cautionary Tale” is a poignant and very enlightening testimony about the practice of yoga by Catholic News Agency‘s Jenny Uebbing. On her popular Mama Needs Coffee blog, she documents a long journey of discovery about yoga that began with her own practice and ended with a frightening confrontation with her past.

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New Video Exposes PP Exec Haggling Over Baby Parts

dr gatterThe second in a series of previously unreleased undercover videos by pro-life investigator David Daleiden captures a high level senior executive at Planned Parenthood haggling over per-specimen pricing for the livers, lungs, and brains of aborted babies.

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