Posts in category "Politics"

My least favorite time of year

My least favorite time of year is when the political ads on TV and phone calls incessantly fill my life.  Facebook is filled with everyone’s opinion on politics and my head starts to hurt and then explode. There are many pro-life voices in the world, but none as eloquent as Dr. Alveda King. Please “pray... Read more »

The Thomas Moore Society releases a statement on the passage of Senate Bill-10's redefinition of marriage

The Thomas Moore Society releases a statement on the passage of Senate Bill-10's redefinition of marriage
The Thomas Moore Society releases the following statement  on House passage of Senate Bill-10’s redefinition of marriage: “While we believe it regrettable that Illinois legislators have now purported to redefine marriage as something different from the union of one man and one woman, we are at least pleased and reassured to hear that legislators insisted during today’s... Read more »

The Catholic Vote and What it Might Mean

The Catholic Vote and What it Might Mean
Leo’s chief aim was to sustain the unity of the Church. Not long after his elevation to the Chair of Peter, he saw himself compelled to combat energetically the heresies which seriously threatened church unity even in the West. – (from EWTN’s page) Sixteen hundred years ago, St. Leo was trying to unite the church.... Read more »
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The Aftermath of the Election for the Catholic Church

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Michael Voris has harsh words for us and for our Church.  Do you agree with him?  As Catholics, are we complicit?  Is the Church doing enough?  Are we lacking in educating our children in the faith? Recently, some of the bishops have been speaking out, but is it too little, too late? What are you... Read more »

The Morning After: Reflections on the Presidential Election

The Morning After:  Reflections on the Presidential Election
After attending a wake last evening, I followed my twitter account for a bit.  I didn’t have the enthusiasm for the election results that I probably should have had.  I said my nightly rosary which, fitting enough, were the Sorrowful Mysteries. Two things do stand out for me in this election than any other that I... Read more »

A Prayer for Our Presidential and National Elections

A Prayer for Our Presidential and National Elections
O God, we acknowledge You today as Lord, Not only of individuals, but of nations and governments. We thank You for the privilege Of being able to organize ourselves politically And of knowing that political loyalty Does not have to mean disloyalty to You. We thank You for Your law, Which our Founding Fathers acknowledged... Read more »
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Cardinal George on Religious Freedom

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Taped in September of this year, the Cardinals words resonate especially as we prepare to vote tomorrow.

Test of Fire Election 2012

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    You’ve probably seen this, but the story behind it is pretty cool:   Mom of seven impacts nation

How Catholics Should Vote

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I think the important thing is the emphasis on prayer.  Pray before you make a decision, so that when you walk in that booth and vote, you’ll have some peace when you leave.
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Just to be clear, "We don't do mammograms here"

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Video speaks for itself.