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Venerable Fulton Sheen: A Model for the New Evangelization

The Catholic Church lifts up holy men and women as role models for us, examples of people who heard God say “Be holy as I am holy” and set themselves to that task. We can look at the timeline of their lives and see their obvious sins and struggles and how they overcame them by relying on God, His Sacraments, and His Word. As we study the lives of the saints, we see their personalities...

A Gift From Above

On a Wednesday afternoon, I went into labor with my third child. I called my husband, my midwife, and my mom to tell them. Then I did everything I could to make the labor progress, from scrubbing the bathtub to repeatedly climbing the stairs in my house. After much prayer, we had decided on having another homebirth and I was ready to go.

My midwife and her birth assistant arrived at our home and began...