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A few years ago I wrote about the intimacy of a kiss, inspired by two very devoted Christian actors who not only decided to forgo “sex scenes” in in their movie roles, but also vowed to do no more on-screen lip-locks (unless that person they’re kissing is their wife). Some may wonder why just kissing […]


Posted at: November 30th, 2010 - 11:30 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Have you started your Christmas shopping, yet? Here is a little holiday gift guide for that pro-life enthusiast on your Christmas list or for you to find items to add to your very own wish list. By far, the coolest and most pro-life gifts I found are these ultrasound picture frames! Lullabye Baby and Cora’s […]


Posted at: November 30th, 2010 - 6:56 am - Comments Off

I was doing a bit of online Christmas shopping yesterday, browsing through the “Catholic to the Max” catalog, and came across this picture of Pope Benedict (in a rather funny hat) lovin a cute little baby (available on a key chain or magnet): Papa Ben loves all children, born and unborn. Read his comments on […]


Posted at: November 29th, 2010 - 11:12 am - Number of Comments » 1

This Saturday the pope, together with bishops and priests in diocese throughout the world, held a vigil of prayer for nascent human life. Here in the Jeff City Diocese, our bishop will celebrate the vigil tomorrow evening during vespers. Here is part of pope Benedict’s remarks in Rome Saturday evening (full transcript) Dear brothers and […]


Posted at: November 27th, 2010 - 9:10 pm - Comments Off

Brothers and sisters: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I give thanks to my God always on your account for the grace of God bestowed on you in Christ Jesus, that in him you were enriched in every way, with all discourse and all knowledge, as the […]


Posted at: November 25th, 2010 - 8:24 am - Number of Comments » 1

If you missed watching the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist on Oprah yesterday, there is a great re-cap with photos and video up on Oprah’s website. This episode focused on the formation process of becoming a “Bride of Christ” and included the “wedding ceremony” of 13 new brides. Once again these joy-filled […]


Posted at: November 24th, 2010 - 8:22 pm - Comments Off

In Southern California, an 88 year old man shot his wife, who had “dementia and crippling infirmity” that “robbed her of her ability to walk, sit up, feed herself or recognize visitors,” in the head to end her suffering. The NY Daily News is polling its readers. Sadly, I’m not surprised by these results (as […]


Posted at: November 24th, 2010 - 5:59 am - Number of Comments » 3

Just a reminder that the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist will be on the Oprah Winfrey Show today. Check here for local listings. According to The Anchoress: The show will feature the experience of a Sister entering religious life and the meaning of religious profession as being ‘married’ to Christ. Sounds like […]


Posted at: November 23rd, 2010 - 11:28 am - Comments Off

A month after scientists began the first ever human patient embryonic stem cell trial, the FDA has approved a second. Advanced Cell Technology has been given permission to begin testing the safety of using ESCs to treat human patients with Stargardt disease which causes vision loss. The trial is supposed to begin after the first […]


Posted at: November 22nd, 2010 - 11:38 pm - Comments Off

Here’s a side of abortion you don’t hear about often. h/t Big Blue Wave Related: Abortion and Men Remember the Hollow Men


Posted at: November 22nd, 2010 - 9:48 am - Comments Off