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...]
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...]
Thus, when Eve ate the forbidden fruit, she was guilty of disobeying two persons. Not only God, but also her husband. This is the teaching of the Early Church Fathers.[click to continue...]
What if Pope Sixtus V was right?
What if abortion was really that evil?[click to continue...]
SEVENTH STATION Jesus Falls the Second Time
We adore You, O Christ, and we bless You;
Because by Your Holy Cross You have redeemed the world.
REFLECTION: Again, weakened by suffering and overcome by fatigue, Jesus falls. Though utterly exhausted, He will not give up. He will not surrender to death until atonement is made and my salvation is accomplished.
PRAYER: O Jesus, help me bear with perseverance and ever greater generosity the cross of fidelity to Your commandments and of docility to Your inspirations. But if I should ever again have the misfortune of sinning, let me, encouraged by the example of Your zeal to atone have the honesty to acknowledge my guilt, the humility to confess my failure, the courage to atone for my sin, and the strength to rise again.
Have mercy on us, O Lord
Have mercy on us.
And have mercy on all those guilty of a second abortion, that they might not only come to an acute realization of the awfulness of their sin but also to a firm conviction of the infinite mercy of God and of His love for the repentant sinner.
Have mercy on them.
May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be[click to continue...]
If you do pray each day, thank you. But if you forget to, let me challenge you to add these intercessions for life to your prayers each day.
Will you commit to saying one or both of these following prayers every day?[click to continue...]
“Developed into a system by Immanuel Kant (1724-1804), autonomous morality in effect deifies each person’s free will. In the Kantian understanding of freedom, liberty means not only freedom of choice but freedom of independence, on the assumption that one cannot retain free will and still be under the command of another’s law. To save freedom, Kant demanded autonomy, but by demanding autonomy he destroyed all real obligation and therefore all real law.”[click to continue...]
How can Doritos be guilty of “humanizing” a human? The lunacy boggles the mind.[click to continue...]
Veteran sidewalk counselors tried to warn me up front. I tried to ignore them. I didn’t want them to be correct.
For, if what they said was true, it would surely be deflating. It would also stand opposed to my immense ego and overconfidence in my power of dissuasion.
What am I referring to? What was this inconvenient truth about abortion sidewalk counseling I didn’t want to accept?[click to continue...]
Or how about the fact that these women are coming face-to-face with the father of their future child? So what if they didn’t pick him out of a catalog?
At least they get to put a face to their benefactor. They get to meet the stranger, whose baby they are paying him to carry for themselves![click to continue...]