Introducing TOB Tuesdays

ChelseaTheology of the Body, TOB Tuesday2 Comments

If I had to pick my favorite post from the past year, I think it would be Jennifer Fulwiler’s (of Conversion Diary) post, How I Became Pro-Life. In it, Jen shares how, though recognizing the life of the child in the womb initially got her to think twice about her pro-choice position, she wasn’t fully able open her heart and … Read More

“Come What May”

ChelseaAbortion, Activism, Supreme Court, video2 Comments

This film from the Advent Film Group looks interesting. The synopsis: Caleb, a recent transfer to Patrick Henry College, teams up with Rachel to lead the college to the National Moot Court Championship. Along the way, he is caught in a moral tug-of-war between his parents – a newly Christian father, and a feminist Supreme Court attorney mother. As the … Read More

The Incomparable Value of Every Human Person

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“[O]nly in the mystery of the incarnate Word does the mystery of man take on light” (Gaudium et Spes, 22) As we celebrate the Incarnation this Christmas season it is a wonderful time to reflect on the meaning of human life for, as Vatican II goes on to say: “Christ…fully reveals man to man himself and makes his supreme calling … Read More

Christian, Remember Your Dignity!

ChelseaPro Life1 Comment

The Christmas season has officially begun! Let us remember not only our dignity as Christians, but the dignity of all human life on this the “birthday of life”: “Dearly beloved, today our Savior is born; let us rejoice. Sadness should have no place on the birthday of life. The fear of death has been swallowed up; life brings us joy … Read More

The Life of the Sufferer Must be Affirmed

ChelseaAssisted Suicide, Death, Disabled, Euthanasia, Suffering2 Comments

In a post that I linked to a few weeks ago, Wesley Smith mentions a man he knew who was dying from ALS who, after years of depression and suicidal thoughts, eventually came out of his despair and learned to embrace his physically challenging life. According to Smith, who was one of his hospice caregivers, this transformation was the result … Read More

Society’s View of Large Families, the Musical

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This is great! A family of nine put to music all of the comments that they receive from people about the size of their family (h/t Jen): See my previous post: Society’s View of Large Families

Pro Life Blog Awards Update

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American Life League’s Pro-Life Blog Awards have begun! Visit for more information.

Give the Gift of TOB!

ChelseaChastity, Sex, Sexuality, Theology of the Body

Folks, our culture is in desperate need of “sexual healing” as Christopher West explains in this brief video clip: Help facilitate this healing by sharing the good news of the Theology of the Body this Christmas. One of the best resources is Christopher West’s book Good News About Sex and Marriage. I have given away a number of copies over … Read More

Duggar’s Welcome Child #18

ChelseaCloning, Pro Life, Right to LifeLeave a Comment

In total defiance of modern society, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have entrusted their entire “quiver” to God and just welcomed their 18th child – girl Jordyn. Below is an excerpt I posted last year from Our Sunday Visitor Editor Gerald Korson’s humorous take on society’s view of large families: Here’s how society’s perception of family size appears from our … Read More

The Sincere Gift of Self

ChelseaSex, Sexuality, Theology of the Body, videoLeave a Comment

This priest is great: True love calls for total self donation. “Man…cannot fully find himself except through a sincere gift of himself” Gaudium et Spes, 24 Find more videos like this at the Our Father’s Will Communications YouTube channel.