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Month: July 2019

How Serious A Sin Is Contraceptive Use?

How Serious A Sin Is Contraceptive Use?

In America and almost the world-over, the start of a sexually active life and the need and reliance on contraceptives is practically a rite of passage from adolescence to adulthood. First contraceptive use is rarely celebrated in the same manner as graduations or Confirmations are celebrated; but contraception use is encouraged from most corners as a means of taking responsibility for one’s behavior, a step toward and into adulthood. This opinion is nearly universally accepted by people across the globe,…

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We apologize for running behind with Posts in process, but none are yet complete for publishing. We will catchup early next week beginning Sunday. Again, our apologies.

Building Faith Through Building A Catholic Library

Building Faith Through Building A Catholic Library

Practice: Purchase a good Catholic Catechism for your children to grow up and arrange a time to walk through it with them. Books Can Be a Catholic Experience A library of books on a nearby shelf that can be readily thumbed through or read is crucial to a child’s upbringing as well as for a family. Even in this era of electronics, books hold a particular purpose in a Catholic home. Within the library, spiritual and religious books should have…

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Another Christ

Another Christ

When I kneel in prayer, I am without the use of my feet as you, Jesus suffered in the womb. When I fold my hands in prayer, I am without the use of my hands as you, Jesus suffered in the womb. When I silently pray, I am without the use of my voice as you, Jesus, the very Word of God, remained silent in the womb for nine months. When I close my eyes to pray, I am without…

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“Bringing God’s love where there is no love” Mary Wagner

“Bringing God’s love where there is no love” Mary Wagner

At least one expectant mother heeded the advice of four Red Rose Rescuers who entered a Morristown, New Jersey abortion center offering roses and counseling this past Saturday, July 13, 2019. They were following the model of Canadian Mary Wagner, who described their work as “Bringing God’s love to whom there is no love.” Other mothers also received counseling before the counseling was interrupted by staff and later by police who demanded they cease their counseling and leave the premises….

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A Nod Can Change Everything

A Nod Can Change Everything

Practice: When you hear or say the name of “Jesus,” give a nod of the head. It need not be a pronounced nod, but rather the significance is in the thoughtful deliberateness of the action. Take personal note that the name of God, our Redeemer has been used. The Impact Parents sometimes forget that children naturally watch their parents with an intensity adult selectively afford another person. A child’s measure of the world, and the value of thoughts and actions…

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Preborn Christ Communion Prayer

Preborn Christ Communion Prayer

The Preborn Christ Communion Prayer below is one means of expressing the relationship between God and a bearer of Christ. It is based in scripture and conveys the closeness of God to us at all times. He is so close that He is within us and wants to share our flesh. He knows we were created to share in His Tri-fold mission as Priest, Prophet, and King. He can lead us into the fullness of life and love in the…

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Redeeming The Time

Redeeming The Time

A Break The year 1930 Lambeth Conference, a gathering of Anglican Bishops every ten years, proved to be the first acceptance by Christian leaders of artificial contraception under any circumstances. Of course, the intention then was to permit it under very limited circumstances for a married couple. Permissible conditions were only “in those cases where there is such a clearly felt moral obligation to limit or avoid parenthood, and where there is a morally sound reason for avoiding complete abstinence…”…

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The Morning Offering

The Morning Offering

Practice: Lead your child(ren) in reciting a Morning Offering at the start of each day. O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer You my prayers, works, joys and sufferings of this day for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart, in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, in reparation for my sins, for the intentions of all my relatives and friends, and in particular for the intentions of the Holy Father. Amen….

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This Is My Body, which will be given for you

This Is My Body, which will be given for you

Conception in the Fallopian Tube Virtually all conceptions of human beings occur within the fallopian tubes of a female. The sperm pierces the single-cell egg only recently released from the ovum. The moment a sperm breaks into the egg, there is no longer the sperm and the egg, but rather a single-cell person, or rather a person in the embryonic stage known as a zygote. This is the moment; rather, this is the instant that there is a new person…

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