An Inspiring Family

Pro-Life This Week – July 31, 2020

Week in Review – Planned Parenthood staggering while the White House deals with international and domestic matters This week, we saw the continued fallout from Planned Parenthood’s decision to walk away from Margaret Sanger. FOX News did an excellent job getting the reactions of Black pro-lifers. Here are just a few of the remarks in its news storyfrom […]

The Trouble with Truth

By Judie Brown The truth—according to the magisterium of the Catholic Church—is that the body and blood of Christ are actually present in the sacrament of the Eucharist. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states: The mode of Christ’s presence under the Eucharistic species is unique. It raises the Eucharist above all the sacraments as […]

Nothing Can Separate Us from the Love of God

By Mark Davis Pickup Being one of the vulnerable populations at particular risk of COVID-19 (multiple sclerosis & hypertension), I haven’t attended church in months! I’ve been sequestered in my little house, watching weekly Catholic Masses on YouTube. The readings for 26 July 2020 were 1 Kings 3:5-10 and Romans 8:28-30, and the Gospel reading […]

Have I Done Enough?

By Susan Ciancio In 2018 I saw Hamilton in Chicago with my daughter. A couple weeks ago, I watched it on TV with my sons. Eliza’s query at the end has stayed with me since the first time I saw the musical: “When my time is up, have I done enough?” Anyone who knows the […]

America’s Diabolical Plague

By Judie Brown A plague, or pestilence as it were, is a “contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is virulent and devastating.” While this word usually refers to a physical ailment, our use here is far more insidious because it is an attitudinal malady that has been part of history for hundreds of years. In […]

Precious Feet: A Legacy of Love

By Karen Mahoney On June 4, 2019, nearly 50 years after pulling tiny, perfectly formed bodies of aborted babies from formalin-laden buckets, Dr. Russell Sacco, founding member of Oregon Right to Life, died of cancer.  The Kenosha, Wisconsin, native graduated cum laude with a BS from UW Madison in 1957. He then graduated cum laude from UW Madison Medical […]