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Assisting a Suicide

By Judie Brown The term “assisted suicide” rolls right off the tongue. Merriam-Webster defines it as “suicide committed by someone with assistance of another person.” But what is it really? According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, suicide “contradicts the natural inclination of the human being to preserve and perpetuate his life. It is […]

From the Cross to the Resurrection

By Judie Brown As we begin our Good Friday contemplations, our hearts are filled with sorrow. To reflect on the crucified Christ, one must understand that, in His human nature, He suffered greatly, even though He possessed a divine nature and was at all times one with God the Father. Preaching on this fact, a […]

What Could You Say to Someone Considering Abortion?

By Susan Ciancio For most women, seeing two lines or the word “pregnant” on a tiny stick elicits unimaginable joy. But this is not the case for everyone. A surprise pregnancy sets the mind spinning, the heart racing, and the nerves unraveling. Questions fill the new mom’s mind: What will I do? How will I […]

A Triduum Reflection

By Susan Ciancio Fr. Mike Schmitz recently said that “there’s no greater life that can possibly be lived than the life as a Catholic Christian.” And in the life of a Catholic Christian, there’s no more sorrowful nor more joyous a week than Holy Week. As we approach the Triduum, let us spend time each […]

Dear Joe, Just Go!

By Judie Brown The president of the United States and members of his team consistently claim that he is a devout Catholic. But anyone with even a rudimentary understanding of Catholic teaching on abortion knows this is a lie. One cannot be pro killing babies and, at the same time, claim to be Catholic. Perhaps […]

What to Cancel

By Fr. Jim Chern Last week, two newspapers from completely opposite coasts – literally and figuratively – both published opinion pieces on what is called “Cancel Culture.” “Cancel culture” is when businesses or individuals find themselves experiencing boycotts for having said or done something deemed to be questionable. And it seems to be growing more […]