5. Children’s Well-being Went from the Forefront to an Afterthought[click to continue...]
Pope Saint John Paul II continues his assessment in Evangelium Vitae, showing how wide reaching this Culture of Death pervades.
“A general and no less serious responsibility lies with those who have encouraged the spread of an attitude of sexual permissiveness and a lack of esteem for motherhood…,” the late Vicar of Christ writes (#59).[click to continue...]
Angels are not tied down to a particular space and time, as they are pure spirits. Thus, your guardian angel can be present in multiple places.
Knowing this, you can ask your guardian angel to go accompany your children elsewhere. This will double their protection and give a little more peace of mind.[click to continue...]
They refused to stop to talk to me, but I did manage to point out, “If you are looking for a sign from God you’re not supposed to be here, look! He sent a priest to pray for you.”
They never even went into the building.
Too often we think that those in heaven are not too much like ourselves. They are the holy souls who persevered to the end and we’re the poor slobs still making a mess of things down here. But the saints we venerate and request intercession from had many of the same struggles we face in our everyday life.
Take for instance St. Joseph. Have you ever thought much about how he nearly divorced his wife, the Blessed Virgin Mary?[click to continue...]
No need to purchase a haz-mat suit. We all know if can seem overwhelming at times, but you will survive. You must not be afraid to visit friends and family who have many kids.
In fact, you might even learn a thing or two from your stay, no matter its length.[click to continue...]
Look, I am going to pass on taking a critical shot at the pope. I am just choosing to add this to his growing list of controversial and questionable remarks. Such comments he often makes on his long flights, with journalists riding along.
Instead, I want to offer solace to those Catholics who may have been hurt by the pope’s remarks.[click to continue...]
This is what we have reduced ourselves to as humankind. Through IVF, children are mass produced, treated as commodities to serve the desires of adults.[click to continue...]
The researchers found that even a trace amount of a hormone found in birth control pills caused genetic mutations in rainbow trout. The fish experienced an error in their cell division, called aneuploidy. This caused developing fish to have the number of their chromosomes changed, causing defects.
Aneuploidy affects humans as well. It has been shown to lead to congenital birth defects, such as Down Syndrome, Turner Syndrome, and mental retardation.[click to continue...]
Count this as the last one of our often-overlooked advantages of having a big family. No more paying those teenage girls from down the block. Save that dough and buy you and your spouse a nicer dinner during your night on the town![click to continue...]