A natural question frequently asked about a multitude of pursuits and activities is whether or not they are worth the time, effort, cost, and inconvenience that often attend them. For example, is an overpriced college education at a typically ultra liberal, politically correct college worth the exorbitant cost and the massive debt students incur to earn academic degrees at institutions with low academic standards and grade inflation? Does the cost of attending a professional sporting event and paying $100 for a ticket, $50 for parking, and $25 for food equal the pleasure or satisfaction…
USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities
Have you made a pilgrimage lately?
Maybe you’ve been blessed enough to take what many of us consider a traditional pilgrimage: travelling to a destination like Lourdes, Fatima, or even a special cathedral here in the United States. But a pilgrimage is about more than an…
Many pro-life advocates believed that the answer to the abortion problem lay in education. Science supports the claim that human life begins at conception. Psychology reports that induced abortion has adverse effects on a high percentage of women. Sociology informs us that abortion…
And The Two Become One Flesh (Homiletic and Pastoral Review)
By Veronica Arntz
Obama’s Disregard for Stay-at-Home-Moms (Crisis)
By Caitlin Bootsma
The Erosion of Marriage (National Catholic Register)
By Don DeMarco
Authentic Compassion Does not Include Assisted Suicide (Zenit)
By Denise Hunnell
Robin William’s Life of Comedy Ends in Tragedy (Aleteia)
By Caitlin Bootsma
The Moment of Choice: Recognizing Human Dignity in Difficult Circumstances (HLI.org)
By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet
A travesty it truly is to be abandoned by one’s own parents because one is not the perfect child. Such was the fate of…
The mention of being pro-life is often met by eye-rolls, as something out of style, obsolete even, since abortion has been legal for over forty years….
This is the first of four weekly installments on the Spirituality of the Domestic Church.
The family is experiencing grave oppression from society and the world….
Consider the following scenario:
Up until now, the Church has always taught that contraceptive use in the marital act or any direct sex act as…
The contention which has been put forth by several writers that there are no human beings will seem rather startling to most people….
Human beings delight in the world with their five senses that see beauty, hear music, feel comfort, taste deliciousness, and smell fragrance. They feel…
When we search for the phrase “common good” in the Compendium of the Social Teaching of the Church, we find it is mentioned one-hundred…