Happy Mother’s Day!

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The very soul of a woman is meant to be maternal. –Alice von Hildebrand God bless all of you mothers out there – biological, adoptive, spiritual – and thank you for choosing life, love and maternity in a world which tends to shun all three. Mary, our Mother, Mother of God and the Queen of all mothers, we love you! … Read More

TOB Tuesday (on Wed.): Crisis of Fatherhood

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For God, we are children. We have a name. He loves us and wants to be near us. On my retreat two weekends ago, the priest told us: Whoever does not know that she/she is a child of God does not know THE MOST IMPORTANT THING about him/herself! Sadly, for so many of our young people today, God is a … Read More

Marriage and Manhood

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EXCELLENT! Msgr. Charles Pope from the Archdiocese of Washington talks about marriage – speaking specifically to men – on the Feast of the Holy Family (this is just an excerpt from his homily): See Msgr’s post Marriage and Manhood at the Washington Archdiocese’s blog.


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Happy New Year, dear readers! Today Catholic’s celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary in her most important role – Mother of God. Mother – is there any sweeter title in all the world?! Motherhood is the sublime calling for all women, without exception. Spiritually, biologically – maternity is, Alice von Hildebrand writes, the very soul of a woman. May all pregnant … Read More

The Feast of the Annunciation

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Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation, when the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary and announced that she had found favor with God and would conceive and bear a son who would be called the Son of the Most High. This day calls to mind two very specific moments which correspond with the culture of life. The first is … Read More

TOB Tuesday: The Call to Marriage

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The spousal language of the body, as explained in John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, is lived out in two specific vocations: Marriage and celibacy for the Kingdom. Here, in part of the Road to Cana DVD series the late and very blessed Fr. Richard Neuhaus beautifully explains the call to Marriage: Strong, healthy, Christ centered marriages are the … Read More

“The Vortex”

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Michael Voris has an excellent commentary on FOCA: Another good one to take a look at – Abortion and the Economy: See more episodes of the Vortex at the Real Catholic TV YouTube channel Previous posts: Barack Obama: Dangerous Values Sacrifices for Life Attention Roman Catholics for Obama

Spice Up Your Sex Life…Invite God!

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Here’s is something you’ll never read in Cosmo or Men’s Health. I found this hot passage while reading Christopher West’s book The Good News About Sex and Marriage: If you really want “good sex,” start by inviting God – who is love – to be with you. (Don’t worry; God won’t blush. He created sex.) Keep the lights on. Consciously … Read More

St. Monica, Model Wife and Mother

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Today we celebrated the feast of the mother of one of the Church’s most celebrated saints. St. Monica, mother of St. Augustine (whose feast day is tomorrow), prayed unceasingly for the conversion of her famous son, and, as we all know, was happily obliged by Our Lord. Not only that, but her husband, Patricius, a pagan with a terrible temper, … Read More

New TOB Resources

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Ascension Press anounces some new resources from Christopher West on the Theology of the Body. Each series has everything you need to lead your own TOB study sessions. Because our society has been living in utter darkness regarding the truth and meaning of human sexuality, of the human person, this is an important message to study and share with everyone … Read More