• Business of being busy

    In a culture that sees busyness as a status symbol, we take too much pride in having too much to do Several years ago, there was an interesting study released that focused on Christians and how their level of busyness interfered with their faith. It involved data from 20,000 Christians around... Read more
  • Too close for comfort

    [caption id="attachment_72441" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Image:Gage Skidmore[/caption] Report on widespread campaign contributions made by journalists is reminder to consider the source Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for October were particularly insightful — some might even say... Read more
  • Heard this one before

    Latest tussle over teaching on birth control reveals tired opposition, depth of Catholic tradition. I don’t think it was any coincidence that the week a group of theologians based in the United Kingdom released a statement demanding the Catholic Church change her teachings on sexuality and... Read more
  • Social Media is Not Real Life

    undefined   By all accounts and according to worldly standards, the Australian-born model Essena O’Neill had it made. She had built a career on social media, becoming an overnight Internet sensation with hundreds of thousands of followers and a nice chunk of change to the tune of... Read more
  • Financial “Health” of Abortion Industry v. “Women’s Health”

    While not surprising, the Supreme Court decision striking down the Texas law that regulated the safety of abortion clinics, is devastating on many levels. Once again the lives of women, not to mention of course, the life of innocent children in the womb, are put in jeopardy because the highest... Read more
  • Strange new world

    Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore. Do you ever feel like Dorothy, dropped smack into a strange world that makes little sense, where trees talk, monkeys fly and home as we once knew it is nowhere to be found? Well, so do a lot of other folks, including Supreme Court Justice Clarence... Read more
  • Matter of conscience

    Catholics at an alarming rate are ignoring Church teaching, Scripture when making their decisions As Catholics, we hear over and over again — especially during an election year — that we have to vote our conscience. Unfortunately, according to a new and extensive survey, even Catholics who say... Read more
  • Precious Time

    While we all have busy lives, we should better appreciate the moments we have with God. Just when you thought you’ve seen and heard just about everything when it comes to problems in the pews, another incident comes along and leaves you speechless — a reminder that the inside of our... Read more
  • Trump Abortion Punishment Stance Against Women Provides Incredible Teachable Pro-Life Moment

    It’s my solemn hope and prayer that every post-abortion healing ministry, every pregnancy resource center in this country, along with every other pro-life organization out there, will see Donald Trump's statement Wednesday on punishment for women who have abortions as a huge teachable moment.... Read more
  • The truth about porn

    Actor Terry Crews has been echoing Church teaching as he warns against the perils of pornography   How many times in the past few years have you been told when discussing hot-button issues that Church teachings only apply to Catholics? Whether it’s an exchange on Facebook or a... Read more