Category Archives: Faith Reflections

The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Ruling on “Same-Sex” Marriage

Originally at: http://cardinalsblog.adw.org/2015/06/the-implications-of-the-supreme-courts-ruling-on-same-sex-marriage/ by Cardinal Wuerl The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a ruling that in effect redefines the civil definition of marriage nationwide. It has decided that every state must recognize “same-sex marriage” as a constitutional right. The law of the … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Reflections | Leave a comment

The Two Prongs of the Burgeoning Persecution

Originally at: http://www.catholicworldreport.com/Blog/3908/The_Two_Prongs_of_the_Burgeoning_Persecution.aspx by Russell Shaw The persecution of the Catholic Church and other morally conservative religious bodies has begun in the United States. As predicted, it isn’t—thank God—bloody persecution like the persecution of Christians in many countries. But it’s real persecution … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Reflections, Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Catholic but Mentally Ill

Originally at: http://www.catholiclane.com/catholic-but-mentally-ill/ by Anthony Schefter I have another reason to count my blessings these days: My sleep rhythms have settled down. I can consistently sleep 9 hours a night and arise refreshed in the morning. Sounds like a pretty small triumph, … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Reflections | Leave a comment

A must read Mother’s day reflection

http://momastery.com/blog/2015/05/06/the-most-important-thing/

Posted in Faith Reflections | Leave a comment

St. Philip Neri and Joy

http://hancaquam.blogspot.com/2015/04/philip-neri-virtue-of-joy-nds-talks.html

Posted in Faith Reflections | Leave a comment

How Christianity invented children

Originally at: http://theweek.com/articles/551027/how-christianity-invented-children by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry We have forgotten just how deep a cultural revolution Christianity wrought. In fact, we forget about it precisely because of how deep it was: There are many ideas that we simply take for granted as natural … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Reflections, Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Saint Catherine of Siena

Originally at: http://w2.vatican.va/content/benedict-xvi/en/audiences/2010/documents/hf_ben-xvi_aud_20101124.html BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Hall Wednesday, 24 November 2010 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today I would like to talk to you about a woman who played an eminent role in the history of the Church: St … Continue reading

Posted in Faith Reflections | Leave a comment