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Speaking of Gators: GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers were able to program bone marrow stem cells to repair damaged retinas in mice, suggesting a potential treatment for one of the most common causes of vision loss in older people. The success in repairing a damaged layer of retinal cells in mice implies that […]

Posted at: July 31st, 2009 - 12:18 pm - Number of Comments » 0

As so many of our boys look up to athletes these days I’m happy to know they’ve got a role model like Tim Tebow to be inspired by. You can barely hear it here, but during a press conference at last week’s SEC Media Days one reporter asked Tebow if he was saving himself for […]

Posted at: July 30th, 2009 - 6:09 pm - Number of Comments » 0

This is beautiful: Part I Part II

Posted at: July 30th, 2009 - 9:29 am - Number of Comments » 0

The body has a “spousal” meaning because the human person…is a creature that God willed for his own sake and that, at the same time, cannot fully find himself except through the gift of self [Gaudium et Spes 24:3] ~John Paul II — General Audience 1/16/80 (TOB 15:5) By our nakedness we can clearly see […]

Posted at: July 28th, 2009 - 9:19 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Check out this amazing video about some scientists in Australia who, using stem cells from the patients’ own eyes, were able to significantly restore the sight of patients with blinding corneal disease: The procedure is so cheap and easy UNSW’s Dr Nick Di Girolamo, lead author of the study, says it even be used to […]

Posted at: July 28th, 2009 - 2:36 pm - Number of Comments » 0

GRRRrrrr! From FoxNews – “Promising Research: Stem Cell Breakthrough May Eliminate Need for Embryos” Yes, I understand that the story is specifically about iPS cells and I am happy to see a mainstream media story about “promising stem cell research” that does not involve the killing of tiny human beings. But when Bill Hemmer asked […]

Posted at: July 27th, 2009 - 9:05 pm - Number of Comments » 1

This week (7/19-7/25) has been NFP Awareness Week as issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Not only does contraception destroy both the unitive and procreative nature if the marital act, but it is the main contributing factor to the dehumanization of the unborn child in our society and the acceptance of murder in […]

Posted at: July 24th, 2009 - 2:45 am - Number of Comments » 0

Dear readers, I hope you will join me in saying some prayers for my dad tonight and tomorrow. He’s been battling pneumonia for the last two and a half weeks and tomorrow (7/23/09) morning – 7:30 central – he will undergo surgery to drain a large amount of fluid from in and around the infected […]

Posted at: July 22nd, 2009 - 10:09 pm - Number of Comments » 4

Join national pro-life leaders tomorrow (7/23/09) night at 9 pm eastern to discuss abortion and the Obama healthcare plan. Register at StopTheAbortionMandate.com. Participation is free and after registering you will be enabled to listen to the live webcast and submit questions. Speakers include: * David Bereit, 40 Days for Life * Marjorie Dannenfelser, Susan B. […]

Posted at: July 22nd, 2009 - 8:45 pm - Number of Comments » 0

After years of learning about John Paul II’s Theology of the Body from various TOB “experts” I am very much interested in finally studying the words of the pope himself, but no matter how bad I want to, the idea of actually reading the original TOB text is still pretty intimidating. It is a collection […]

Posted at: July 21st, 2009 - 9:51 pm - Number of Comments » 0