Pregnant Mom Flash Mob

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Now that’s what I call a pro-life flash mob!! **UPDATE** I just read the description of the video over at GodTube. Apparently they did this for the March of Dimes which supports embryonic stem cell research :-/ Still cute.

TOB Tues.: To Love is to Create Anew

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Love this: The pope’s interpretation of Genesis rings true to our experience: To know love is to be created anew. By the same token, to love others is, in a sense, to create them in our turn. After all, to love someone isn’t just to appreciate his good qualities; it is to rejoice in his very being in the first … Read More

The Mother of My Unborn Lord

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“Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? For at the moment the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy. Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken … Read More

In Memoriam 2011

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Wishing you a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend and, please, amid your boat rides, barbecue and beer, be sure to stop at some point and take a moment to remember what this holiday is really about. Image: Incidents of the war. A harvest of death, Gettysburg, July, 1863 No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s … Read More

Husband Gives Own Life to Save His Wife in Joplin Tornado

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An amazing, heartbreaking story of self sacrifice out of the tragedy in Joplin, MO this week (h/t Catholic Fire): He is the husband that made the ultimate sacrifice to save his wife’s life. As the roaring winds of the 200mph tornado ripped through Joplin, Missouri, Don Lansaw did everything he could to protect his wife. Bethany Lansaw, 25, revealed today … Read More

Heat Player Wears Pink, but Not for What You Might Think

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It’s not totally unusual to see professional male athletes don the color pink during games. Throughout the month of October NFL football players can be seen wearing everything from pink gloves, sweatbands, towels and cleats on the field to raise “breast cancer awareness” (whatever that means). So, when Mike Miller entered game 3 of the NBA finals with some curiously … Read More

Holy Father Sends Condolences to Tornado Victims in Joplin

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What an awful, deadly tornado season it’s been! On top of everything that has happened down South and in the MidWest recently, last night tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas, killing at least 13. And more storms are on the way! Here in Missouri, the official death toll in Joplin is now up to 122, but I heard from … Read More

TOB Tues: The ‘Liturgical Dignity’ of Work

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Shifting gears here a bit this TOB Tuesday. I usually focus on the TOB and the relationship between the sexes, but I love this passage from Supreme Knight Carl Anderson’s book Called to Love: Approaching John Paul II’s Theology of the Body on the body and work: The body enables man to respond creatively to the world and to God … Read More

Pro-Life Help Needed in Joplin!

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Let’s not forget the littlest victims of Sunday’s deadly tornado in Joplin, MO. From the St. Louis Review: LifeChoices Medical Clinic and Resource Center, a pro-life pregnancy resource center located in Joplin, is seeking help as the organization reaches out to mothers affected by the May 22 tornado there. LifeChoices has been visiting moms in shelters and in damaged homes … Read More

Pray for Joplin *UPDATED*

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*Update* Death toll now at 116, makes Joplin tornado one of the top ten deadliest in US history at number 9…and the death toll is expected to continue to rise as search and rescue efforts continue. As the death toll (right now at 89) rises and more storms are forecasted, please keep the city of Joplin here in Missouri in … Read More