Archive for February 2012

From Actress to Nun: Dolores Hart, The 20/20 Interview

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Once upon a time, there was a little girl who grew up to be a beautiful young actress, who gave Elvis Presley his first on-screen kiss!  But God works in mysterious ways and called her to serve Him.  She answered that call and her story is one of those stories that leaves you with your... Read more »

"Do You Still Not Understand?

I found this “Meditation of the Day” in February’s Magnificat and I just kept reading it over and over. Written by Fr. Jean Baptiste Saint-Jure, S.J., (died in 1657) it resonates today.  With Lent less than a week away I’ve already started planning what I’m going to be doing to move forward in faith. Besides,... Read more »

Taking Up My Own Cross

When I first decided to become Catholic, it was pretty overwhelming.  I knew in my heart that for the first time in my life, I was doing the right thing for myself.  Other than that, I had no clue as to what God had planned for me. Before that, I viewed the Church with a... Read more »
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EWTN Live - 2012-02-08 - First Ammendment Rights - Fr Mitch Pacwa SJ with Peter Breen

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Class is in session!  Get your coffee and get comfortable!  I’ll let these guys explain it!

Making a Pro-Life Decision After Rape

I was asked by a reader what I would do if my daughter were raped and got pregnant due to that violent act.  He asked a lot of “what ifs” that were hard to imagine, much less answer. Here’s the story of a woman and her daughter who lived it: Plan B, the Gloria Steinem... Read more »

Breaking News: It's NOT St. Valentine's Day!

This may come as a shock, but no, it isn’t St. Valentine’s Day.  It is the Feast Day of St. Cyril and Methodius! Fr. Robert Barron explains it much better than I right here. So ladies, if you’re reading this, mum’s the word! And guys:  Don’t even think about it!  
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Loving the Leaves on Valentine's Day

“The tragedy of the world is that so many are unloved. Roses always look beautiful and smell sweet, and hence they are a prize to be possessed. Sweetbriar, however, has fragrant leaves, and they are never so fragrant as when it rains. The common people of the world are like these leaves; they have something... Read more »

Sunday Night Prime - Cardinal-Designate Timothy Dolan comment on the HHS contraception mandate

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My faith is strengthened when I watch these two men of God!  We are so blessed to have these two voices speak in defense of our faith.

"Why Does This Generation Seek a Sign?"

“Why does this generation seek a sign?” – Jesus (Mark 8:11) Reading today’s Gospel is prophetic considering what’s going on today.  What will it take for us to stop and take a moment to wake up and realize that Catholics have to stand up for our church? I read a recent quote from Mike Huckabee, “We... Read more »
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Youth Rally and Mass for Life 2012 - Homily from Msgr. Pope

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Life is sacred.  Every life is sacred and we can’t hear it enough!  We don’t know what God has planned for the child who was conceived out of love or by a violent act. The last couple of weeks have brought chaos and turmoil within the church and outside of it.  Seeing all these young... Read more »