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9 Days for Life

To get involved: Download the 9 Days app available from iTunes and Google Play store. Text 9Days to 99000 to receive text message updates. Go to the 9 Days resource page to sign up by e-mail. Follow on Facebook. Fast approaching is that busiest of days in the United States Pro-Life movement.  Last year, an estimated 650,000 people from every state in the nation descended upon Washington for the March For Life.  As both protesters and pilgrims, these individuals affirm the dignity of every human person created in the image and likeness of God.  They …

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Silent No More and Vocations to the Priesthood

Fr. Kyle Schnippel’s recent post on his blog, Called By Name, has struck a chord with many. We’re reposting it here for your consideration. Yesterday on Patheos, The Crescat posted a very personal, moving account of the lasting effects she suffers from mistakes she has made in the past.  Please head over there to read the whole thing, say a quick prayer for her and all those who are agonizing with such mistakes that they might be healed by Christ’s loving call and then comeback over here.  Ok?  Ok. Back?  Good.  A few thoughts, if …

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To Weed or Not to Weed…That is the Question

Without any kind of a deep freeze this past winter, the weeds have had a field day (pun intended) this spring.  I don’t know about your neighborhood, but ours is totally infested with chickweed.  Now, chickweed looks innocent enough, with its dainty little white flowers and delicate stems, but don’t be fooled.  It’s a cold-blooded assassin.  It grows crazy fast and chokes out everything it touches, so if you don’t pull it as soon as you see it, it’s everywhere.  And what’s worse is that pulling chickweed also scatters its seeds.  I swear the little …

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Just put it to a Vote

Quite a few pro-life bills are moving in state legislatures around the country. One such law is the so-called “Heart Beat Law” under consideration here in the Ohio State Legislature. It was passed by the Ohio House of Representatives last year, but it is now stuck in the Ohio Senate. House Bill 125 outlaws abortions anytime after the fetus has a detectable heart beat. Known as the Heart Beat Law, Ohio House Bill 125 was passed with a narrow margin in 2011. The bill is a frontal attack on the legal status quo which is …

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