Fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit, and they shall be created. And you shall renew the face of the earth. We had an excellent turnout for Mass this evening, including some pretty impressive teenagers. Now the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed and adored until 7 p.m. tomorrow … Read More
Last night there was a Prayer Rally to Defeat Amendment 2 in Fulton Missouri. It was a wonderful time of praise and worship calling on God to help us defeat Amendment 2 tomorrow. I gave a little pep talk during the rally. I had to write out what I was going to say of course (there is a link to … Read More
This picture was taken at the University of Missouri vs. Oklahoma football game in Columbia last week. The plane flew over the stadium for most of the beginning of the game. Pretty clever! Way to go MRL!
Chances are if you or someone you know is still undecided on how to vote on Amendment 2 it is because this is a particularly confusing issue – one that scientists, doctors and lawyers cannot agree on. How do you know which side to believe? The amendment language is also not easy to understand even if you know how you … Read More
Thanks to the Catholic Knight I found this story on Life Site News about Scientists and Experts who all agree that Amendment 2 will povide a constitutional right to do human cloning. Here is a list of the signatories (click “continue reading” for the remainder of the list): Markus Grompe, M.D. Director, Oregon Stem Cell Center Professor, Department of Molecular … Read More
Here’s a flyer that shows how Missouri tax dollars will fund research whose profits will go to a for-profit corporation controlled by the directors of the Stowers Institute. How to convert taxpayer dollars into private wealth
According to the website for the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, located in Kansas City, they anticipate future growth of their $300 million facility that includes, “a 600,000 square-foot expansion every decade, in perpetuity. The first expansion (“Phase II”) is slated for completion in 2009, but the planned expansion will occur only if Missouri voters approve the Missouri Stem Cell … Read More
Yet another St. Louis Cardinal is throwing his hat in the ring in the fight to defeat Amendment 2 in Missouri. Shortstop David Eckstein, the most valuable player of the World Series will join pitcher Jeff Suppan in a print ad opposing Amendment 2. Next to them will also be KC Royals designated hitter Mike Sweeney who appeared with Suppan … Read More
Kathryn Jean Lopez has been doing a bang up job exposing the problems with Amendment 2 and cloning for National Review Online, specifically when it comes to harvesting women’s eggs. Here is her latest article: Missouri, Don’t Get Egg in Your Face about a plea to Missouri voters from some black leaders.
You may remember James Kelly from an earlier post I did about him. James is a paraplegic and an advocate for ethical and proven stem cell research. He has a piece in National Review Online about Amendment 2. Here’s an excerpt: “The supposed purpose of Amendment 2 is to promote and protect “life saving” treatments and cures. Rather than supporting … Read More