In his Summa Theologiae, St. Thomas states, “I answer that, Chastity takes its name from the fact that reason ‘chastises’ concupiscence, which, like a child, needs curbing, as the Philosopher [Aristote] states (Ethic. iii, 12). Now the essence of human virtue consists in being something moderated by reason, as shown above (Summa I-II, 64, 1). Therefore it is evident that chastity is a virtue” (II-II, 151, 1, co.).[click to continue...]
Barbara McGuigan has invited me back onto the air once again!
I will be joining her on her show, the “The Good Fight,” tomorrow, April 30th, on EWTN Radio.
I will be the first-hour guest, starting at 2 pm EST.
“What is at all costs to be avoided is the unfounded and demeaning assumption that the sexual behavior of homosexual persons is always and totally compulsive and therefore inculpable. -CDF[click to continue...]
You may have heard it posited before. Perhaps a deceased, unborn child can be credited with the grace of baptism of desire, because the child’s parents desired to baptize their child upon birth.
This idea is often bandied as a comfort to those of us parents who have lost children to miscarriage, especially.
It is a pious thought to desire baptism for every soul. Surely we want every child to go to Heaven. But does it hold up theologically?[click to continue...]
Tomorrow, Friday, April 22nd, marks the annual National Pro-Life T-Shirt Day![click to continue...]
This Saturday will mark the first-ever, annual, national Protest Planned Parenthood Day here in America.
Every pro-lifer is encouraged to protest outside their closest abortion facility.[click to continue...]
I have seen comments in chatrooms and on social media where couples lament that NFP “failed” them and they became pregnant. They swear they practiced the steps as their instructor told them to do for charting. And despite their best efforts, they still became pregnant.[click to continue...]
“For this reason, America, your deepest identity and truest character as a nation is revealed in the position you take towards the human person. The ultimate test of your greatness in the way you treat every human being, but especially the weakest and most defenseless ones” – Pope Saint John Paul II[click to continue...]
Christ predicted there would come a time when people would say “blessed are the barren.” Is this not the age we live in?[click to continue...]
I interviewed Ramona Trevino, in the past, for ProLife365.com’s Pro-Life Warrior Spotlight Series. She ran a Planned Parenthood clinic doing abortion referrals. Then God intervened, giving her the grace to get out. Now she is an author and national speaker.[click to continue...]