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There is a great quote from artist Michelangelo that goes, “The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we hit it.” This low aiming is precisely what we’re doing to our young people when we teach them […]


Posted at: February 28th, 2009 - 12:43 am - Number of Comments » 0

I’m sure this is not new, but I recently came across this beautiful video on the miracle of human life from Catholic Media House:


Posted at: February 27th, 2009 - 11:22 pm - Number of Comments » 0

As JP II’s groundbreaking teaching on sexuality and the human person is very slowly making its way into the hearts and minds of the Catholic faithful (and even many protestants) very few people realize just how far the late pontiff delved into understanding and explaining the Catholic tradition of family life and sexual morality. So […]


Posted at: February 26th, 2009 - 11:27 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Last Saturday the LA Times ran a story with the headline: Cord blood: Banking on unproven hopes. The article highlights some studies in which human patients have have been successfully treated with stem cells taken from umbilical cord blood, particularly mentioning the case of 3-year-old Dallas Hextell who was treated for cerebral palsy with his […]


Posted at: February 25th, 2009 - 9:55 am - Number of Comments » 0

I finally uploaded another video from Christopher West in Rolla, MO last year. Here he explains the ever-so controversial Ephesians Ch. 5 as it’s meant to be understood – he then relates it to why so many women like Titanic and men like Braveheart: Ephesians 5:21-33 (West uses the translation “submission,” the translation I’ve got […]


Posted at: February 24th, 2009 - 8:24 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Every pregnant woman who gets a positive prenatal diagnosis for Down syndrome should see this video (h/t: Jay): Embedded video from CNN Video Despite the headway we’ve made in trying to accommodate the needs of disabled persons in the world so that they too can have a place in the community and enjoy many of […]


Posted at: February 24th, 2009 - 12:30 am - Number of Comments » 2

Dear readers, I’m off on my much needed annual retreat! There is a lot that I have wanted to comment on so I regret that my blogging has been so light lately, but I am getting a lot of other stuff done! Thanks for your patience. Please keep me in your prayers this weekend, as […]


Posted at: February 20th, 2009 - 5:57 pm - Number of Comments » 0

If you’re looking for something to offer up your prayers and fasting for this lent, check out ConvertObama.com. From the website: It’s not about partisan politics, party affiliations, or attention. Our mission is simple: for the church militant, to unite in prayer and sacrifice, offering up sufferings, prayers, and supplications for the conversion of Barak […]


Posted at: February 19th, 2009 - 10:50 pm - Number of Comments » 0

In a recent article for the Theology of the Body (TOB) Institute, a seminarian shares what he learned during a week-long TOB Head to Heart Immersion Course: I learned that celibacy is so much more than ‘giving up’ something. Instead, it is actually giving my whole self to God and to His Church. The Spousal […]


Posted at: February 17th, 2009 - 10:58 pm - Number of Comments » 0

According to LifeSiteNews, the 12 year old who I mentioned last week actually won her speech contest: Lia’s mother says that the topic was of her own choosing, and that she was determined not to back down, even after teachers told her it was “too mature” and “too controversial.” “She was also told that if […]


Posted at: February 17th, 2009 - 9:15 am - Number of Comments » 0