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A Poem by St. Hildegard of Bingen

The Love of All Love overflows into all Glorious from ocean’s depths beyond the farthest star, Bounteous in loving all creation; For to the King most High Love has given her kiss of peace.   from Poems Every Catholic Should Know compiled by Joseph Pearce

“Offering of Life”

(Credit: Unsplash) FYI: Read “Pope Francis Creates New Path to Beatification: ‘Offering of Life’ “ written by Hannah Brockhaus, published at the National Catholic Register online.      

“Sacred Heart of Jesus, Full of Love for Us”

The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart. Read “Never underestimate the power of prayer that appeals directly to the Sacred Heart” a comment & blog written by Mary O’Regan, published by The Catholic Herald.

Moral Imagination

Read  “Awakening the Moral Imagination” written by Vigen Guroian published by The Imaginative Conservative. “The American writer Flannery O’Connor spoke a simple but profound truth when she said that ‘a story is a way to say something that can’t be said any other way…. You tell a story because a statement would be inadequate.’ The great […] Read More

Slaying the Dragon

In J. R. R. Tolkien‘s The Hobbit, Bard the Bowman achieves the amazing feat of killing Smaug, the dragon, by shooting an arrow into the one unarmored place on the dragon’s underside.  Similarly pro-life people throughout our country have shot an arrow into Planned Parenthood’s one vulnerable spot. This spot is the revelation of the […] Read More

Is Abortion Really Only One Issue?

As we draw near to Election Day in this very contentious campaign, some Christian voters say that abortion is only one issue.  They believe it is fine to vote for a candidate who has vowed both to expand abortion coverage and to choose Supreme Court justices who likewise favor the expansion of this gruesome practice.  […] Read More

In Memory of Her

  “And truly, I say to you, wherever the gospel is preached in the whole world, what she has done will be told in memory of her” (Mark 14:9). This Friday these words of Jesus will find a particular fulfillment as the entire Catholic Church, by order of Pope Francis, will celebrate July 22nd as […] Read More

Black Lives Matter from Conception Until Natural Death

Hillary Clinton, speaking in a Baptist church in Columbia, South Carolina on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, courted black voters as she sympathized with five black mothers whose children had died by gun violence.  Does Clinton really think that too many blacks have died violently?  How then is it that in receiving the Margaret Sanger award […] Read More