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What can we do to make peace in the world? As Pope John said, it pertains to each individual to establish new relationships in human society under the mastery and guidance of justice and love (cf. John XXIII, Pacem in Terris, [11 April 1963]: AAS 55, [1963], 301-302). All men and women of good will […]


Posted at: September 6th, 2013 - 3:29 pm - Comments Off

I don’t know if you caught this or not, but Pampers ran a beautiful commercial after Christmas last month featuring sleeping babies from around the world to the tune of “Silent Night” and the tagline: “peace on earth” Apparently it’s an old commercial of theirs that has been re-run over the past few years, but […]


Posted at: January 13th, 2012 - 12:42 am - Comments Off

“To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you…love your enemies and do good to them…Be merciful, just as also your Father is merciful…Forgive and you will be forgiven…For the measure with which you measure will in […]


Posted at: September 11th, 2010 - 7:43 pm - Number of Comments » 1

What did Tennyson write? “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” T.K. and Deidrea Laux know that is true. Warning: tissues will be needed for this one (h/t Jill Stanek): “The only thing Thomas will ever know of this world is love” What a great gift these parents’ […]


Posted at: September 5th, 2009 - 12:22 am - Number of Comments » 1

This coming January 1 is World Day of Peace 2007. Vatican officials have released the text of Pope Benedict’s speech in which he maintains that true peace cannot be achieved as long as the killing of unborn children is accepted: “’Respect for people promotes peace,’ the pope said in the statement as he stressed ‘the […]


Posted at: December 13th, 2006 - 10:35 am - Comments Off