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A Thanksgiving Prayer

O God, of Whose mercies there is no number, and of Whose goodness the treasure is infinite; we render thanks to Your most gracious majesty for the gifts You have bestowed upon us, evermore beseeching Your clemency, that as You grant the petitions of them that ask You, You will never forsake them, but will […]

5 Reasons to Celebrate Advent with Our Daily Reflection Guide

By Susan Ciancio It’s almost Thanksgiving! And you know what that means: Advent is right around the corner. Advent is a time of preparation. The four weeks leading up to Christ’s birth should be weeks during which we contemplate God’s love, His sacrifice, and His gifts. Further, we should strive to fill each day with […]

Canceling Atrocity

By Judie Brown Last year, Professor Victor Davis Hanson wrote about the cancel culture: Each generation deals with its own manifestations of age-old mob frenzies, bullying and public shaming. Salem, Mass., had its witch trials in the 1690s. The 1950s endured its McCarthyism. And we now are enduring our “cancel culture.” But 21st-century public shaming […]

Why Is Abortion Wrong?

By Susan Ciancio Abortion—the taking of a preborn baby’s life—is a contentious topic. But when we examine the facts, we see many reasons why abortion is wrong. It’s not just religion that tells us abortion is wrong, for we don’t need religion to tell us that taking a preborn baby’s life, often very violently, is […]

Pro-Life This Week – November 19, 2021

Week in Review – The disappointing document from the US bishops      [Before discussing the document, we ask for prayers for a special pro-lifer. As the early church prayed for Peter (ACTS: 12.5), we ask you to pray today for Bill in Oregon and his family. Bill is a pro-life hero who has suffered—and is still […]

Disbelief Does Not Erase Christ

By Judie Brown A quick review of the agenda of the now-completed meeting of Catholic bishops in our nation exposes the very problem that troubles so many of us every day. While there are many things in our nation that deserve the bishops’ attention—including Catholic Relief Services and dialogues on culture—one thing remains paramount. And that is, […]