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U.S. Senate Democrats' Hobby Lobby bill fails to move forward

By Annika McGinnis and Emily Stephenson

WASHINGTON, July 16 – (Reuters) – An attempt by U.S. Senate Democrats to override the Supreme Court’s controversial birth control ruling failed to muster enough votes to move forward on Wednesday, but lawmakers vowed to keep pressing the issue heading into the midterm elections. 610 more words


Praying the Rosary

“The Most Holy Virgin in these last times in which we live has given a new efficacy to the recitation of the Rosary to such an extent that there is no problem, no matter how difficult it is, wheter temporal or above all spiritual, in the personal life of each one of us, of our families…that cannot be solved by the Rosary. 28 more words

Holy Rosary

‘If you say the Rosary faithfully until death, I do assure you that, in spite of the gravity of your sins “you shall receive a never-fading crown of glory.” Even if you are on the brink of damnation, even if you have one foot in hell, even if you have sold your soul to the devil as sorcerers do who practice black magic, and even if you are a heretic as obstinate as a devil, sooner or later you will be converted and will amend your life and save your soul, if – and mark well what I say – if you say the Rosary devoutly every day until death for the purpose of knowing the truth and obtaining contrition and pardon for your sins.’
–St. Louis Marie de Montfort

The Second Glorious Mystery The Ascension of Jesus into Heaven

2nd Glorious Mystery of the Rosary  

Reading from Scripture: Acts 1: v1-11

In my earlier work, Theophilus, I dealt with everything Jesus had done and taught from the beginning until the day he gave his instructions to the apostles he had chosen through the Holy Spirit, and was taken up to heaven. 382 more words

The best birth control

The American Academy of Pediatrics announced that IUDs and implant rods are the best forms of birth control for young women. Sharisa Mohomed, a nurse at the Immigrant Women’s Health Centre in Toronto, talks about the pros and cons of these long-term methods of contraception.


The First Glorious Mystery The Resurrection

October is the month of the Rosary and to celebrate I’m going to meditate each day on one mystery at a time. We have just spent a week contemplating the Joyful Mysteries and the Sorrowful Mysteries . 762 more words

Weekend reading

A great comic by Rasenth shows the damage sexism does to everyone.

Is sex only for rich people?

Mapping the New Jim Crow. (Californians: you can help do something about this by voting… 68 more words