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This has been all over the pro-life interwebs this week, so you’ve probably seen it already. But if by chance you have not yet read about the little girl with Down syndrome who has become the ‘darling’ of the child modeling world in the UK, you’ll want to read this now. It’s easily the most […]


Posted at: November 30th, 2011 - 10:55 pm - Number of Comments » 0

On this day 10 years ago, my favorite musician, Mr. George Harrison, lost his battle with throat cancer and the “Quiet Beatle” was silenced forever in this world. Harrison was always considered the most spiritual of all the Beatles and, in a statement released by his family on the occasion of his death in 2001, […]


Posted at: November 29th, 2011 - 6:10 pm - Number of Comments » 7

A Theology of the Body Advent reflection from TOB Institute‘s Bill Donaghy: Hollow Hearts Waiting to be Filled Six hundred years before the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, Isaiah was dreaming. In a very modern sounding lament, he was yearning for a glimpse of the glory of the “old days” when God was […]


Posted at: November 29th, 2011 - 3:13 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Check out this excellent article from one of my favorite pro-life writers, Mark Pickup, over at Catholic Lane on something I have talked about many times here on my own blog: the selfishness that fuels the culture of death. The push for assisted suicide is the natural conclusion of personal autonomy gone amuck. Gloria Taylor […]


Posted at: November 29th, 2011 - 10:25 am - Number of Comments » 0

ADVENT PRAYER FOR LIFE God of Life, We rejoice in the promise of your coming. You have sent your Son, born in Bethlehem. He is the Prince of Peace, and The one in whose name all oppression shall cease. May we welcome his coming each day And prepare for his coming at the end of […]


Posted at: November 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Black Friday may be almost over, but the Christmas shopping season has only just begun. I don’t know about you, but I prefer to do most of my shopping in front of my computer, from the comfort of my own home. If you plan on doing the same, I’ve got two suggestions for you: First […]


Posted at: November 25th, 2011 - 7:51 pm - Number of Comments » 0

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 24th, 2011 - 12:06 am - Number of Comments » 1

Last week, citing financial difficulties as the main factor behind their decision, U.S. based Geron corporation announced that it was suspending the world’s first human trial for cells derived from human embryos and getting out of the embryonic stem cell (ESC) research business altogether. In recent years private investment into ESC research has been steadily […]


Posted at: November 23rd, 2011 - 11:20 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Admittedly, it’s difficult to keep up with all of the threats to life and human dignity these days. We’re no longer talking just about abortion, but also several end of life issues and, of course, embryonic stem cell (ESC) research. The science has been around for a good 20 years or more, but I’m sure […]


Posted at: November 23rd, 2011 - 8:51 am - Number of Comments » 0

Russia needs all the help they can get (h/t Fr. Shelton)


Posted at: November 22nd, 2011 - 9:05 am - Number of Comments » 0