Catholics Under Attack: Bishop Murdered, Pipe Bomb Found Behind Historic Church

Crimes against Catholics continued unabated this week when Auxiliary Bishop David O’Connell of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles was found murdered in his bed on the same weekend that a pipe bomb was discovered behind one of Philadelphia’s oldest Catholic churches.

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Words matter to a mother whose unborn child died by miscarriage!

by Margalita Poletunow, MA, LPC, LPCMH

During pregnancy, certain medical issues beyond the woman’s control can lead to the death of the child before it is born. The baby will die, for example, if a woman has a miscarriage, a stillbirth, or an ectopic pregnancy to mention a few.

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The living expression of God’s kindness

February 19

“Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor… Be the living expression of God’s kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.”

-St. Teresa of Calcutta

What is the Emotional Freedom Technique?

PW writes: “I recently heard of a technique called EFT-Emotional Freedom Technique from a very devout Catholic friend who found it to be very useful in healing some past emotional wounds she struggled with in combination with deep prayer. She indicated that research has found medical and neurological support of this technique. Not having ever heard of it before, I was wondering what you knew of it and whether or not it is an appropriate avenue for Catholics to pursue.”

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