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The Second Annual Aquinas Leadership International Summer World Congress

ANNOUNCING THE SECOND ANNUAL AQUINAS LEADERSHIP INTERNATIONAL SUMMER WORLD CONGRESS ON RENEWING THE WEST BY RENEWING COMMON SENSE Announcing the second annual Aquinas Leadership International World Congress at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, Long Island, NY. Dates for the Conference are: Thursday, 25 June to Monday, 29 June 2015, devoted to the topic: “Atheism, Religion, and Common […] Read More

10 Tips for Learning a New Language

Learning a new language can be fun and exciting, but it can also be challenging and tedious. What distinguishes those people who persevere through the challenge to proficiency from those who give up in frustration and disappointment? I managed to develop proficiency in Spanish and American Sign Language, and I am currently working on German […] Read More

Are your tax dollars funding racism?

In the 2012-2013 fiscal year Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the United States, reported that it had received $540.6 million dollars in taxpayer funded government grants. Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, worked closely with the scientists who devised Hitler’s “race purification” program.  She commissioned Dr. Ernst Rudin, director of the Nazi […] Read More

Notre Dame Launches Online Theology Program for Hispanic Catholics

Notre Dame Launches Online Theology Program for Hispanic Catholics By Kimberly Scharfenberger For available course, see Camino   A new faith formation program for Hispanic Catholics was just launched by the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Church Life, according to a University news release. The “Camino” program is designed to utilize technology and communications […] Read More

Merely Toddlers

The other day, my 5th and 6th grade religion class was interrupted by many little three year olds who were stationed outside our door and did not want to behave. Our lesson happened to be about the Eucharist. It was the passage in John’s Gospel in which Christ tells a large crowd that He is […] Read More

5 Tips to Balance Studenthood and Parenthood

As a newly-wed when people asked why Shaun and I were putting off children for a few years, our answer was always consistent. We wanted to set ourselves up to allow me to be a stay at home mom from the beginning. This is a goal that I in no way regret and I am […] Read More

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage …

First comes love, THEN comes marriage, THEN comes baby in the baby carriage … I am continually amazed at the things that I read … and not always in a good way. As the title goes … First comes love, then comes marriage, THEN comes baby in the baby carriage … there are reasons for […] Read More

Vaccines and Moral Evaluations Corrected

The morality of any act must be evaluated according to the moral determinants — the moral object, the purpose or end, and the circumstances. The history and origin of a physical thing used in an act can be relevant to the consideration of circumstances, but that a thing has an illicit origin does not mean […] Read More