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Because by your holy Cross you have redeemed the world. “”Look to the crucifix, kissing the wounds of Jesus…He has taken upon himself the whole of human suffering…The night becomes darker in fact before the morning begins, before the light begins. God intervenes in the darkest moment and resuscitates.” -Pope Francis, April 14, 2014 Christ […]

Posted at: April 18th, 2014 - 11:11 am - Number of Comments » 0

As I suspected, I haven’t had time for much this week beyond spending time with my sister and spoiling my nephew. Hope to be back to normal blogging mode next week (though, lately posting has been a lot lighter than “normal,” anyway). In the meantime, here are some more pics of Cruz for you to […]

Posted at: April 4th, 2014 - 11:54 am - Number of Comments » 0

What’s with society’s split personality when it comes to genetically modified organisms (GMOs)? Milk from a cloned cow is unnatural and unsafe, but injecting a human being with stem cells from their own (dead) clone is positive scientific progress? Why are we going to great lengths to regulate and raise awareness about the use of […]

Posted at: March 19th, 2014 - 8:12 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Hard to believe it’s already been a year since I wrote this. Happy anniversary, Papa!! And thank you for continuing to preach the Gospel of Life in word and deed. “[B]ear witness to and disseminate this ‘culture of life’ … remind all, through actions and words, that in all its phases and at any age, […]

Posted at: March 13th, 2014 - 11:19 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Wacoal, a Thai lingerie company, has come up with a revolutionary advertising campaign for its products…without showing any skin at all! In fact, the ads have very little to do with women’s physical appearance. They are instead about the true beauty at the heart of every women — namely, her capacity to love and put […]

Posted at: February 20th, 2014 - 11:56 pm - Number of Comments » 0

If you missed it, here is my interview on Real Life Radio last Friday. We discussed why biotechnology (IVF, cloning, etc…) is a “women’s issue.” I come on in the second segment. The already difficult task of raising daughters and protecting them from a society that seems to degrade them at every turn (or convince […]

Posted at: February 4th, 2014 - 11:57 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Womb transplants are in the news again and I have seen a few posts in the Catholic blogosphere questioning what such a transplant might mean, ethically. First, some background: A womb transplant is exactly what it sounds like. Women who were either born without a uterus or have had their uterus removed after suffering cervical […]

Posted at: January 28th, 2014 - 11:59 pm - Number of Comments » 0

I’ve posted this before, but it was in the Magnificat again today, appropriate for the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children: Our life is not an invention. It is a gift from God. He had the courage to trust in us so much that he placed the gift of life, the […]

Posted at: January 22nd, 2014 - 10:03 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Prayers please! Just got word that my baby sister is headed to the hospital in labor with my nephew. A Prayer to St. Gerard for Safe Delivery O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, enkindle within my heart […]

Posted at: January 13th, 2014 - 3:48 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Steven Mosher has some good news out of Russia where the average woman can be expected to have as many as seven abortions in her lifetime: Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law banning abortion advertising. Some members of the Duma (the Russian state assembly), are talking about going even further and banning […]

Posted at: December 31st, 2013 - 5:55 pm - Number of Comments » 0