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Remains of St. Marianne Lope return to Hawaii

A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint famous for caring for leprosy patients in the 1880s there. 369 more words

Ryan Hite

Sophistry and Illusion regarding Assisted Dying

Wesley J. Smith is a well-known American sophist and “fellow” of the sophistical Discovery Institute. When my wife Elizabeth died in Switzerland — indeed, only a few days after her death — without having ever met her, he made statements that were not only inaccurate, but quite straightforward lies. 4,176 more words

Assisted Dying

The Great War

Today is the first day of August 2014. One hundred years ago this month, the Great War began spreading across Europe. World War I commemorations are now shifting into high gear. 431 more words

Roman Catholic Church


“He did not work many miracles there because of their lack of faith.” —Matthew 13:58

If we are seeing only occasional miracles in our lives, we should repent of our lack of faith. 267 more words

Evening Prayer 7.31.14, Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Jesuits, 1556

So they went with the guard and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone.

I will bless the Lord who gives me counsel; my heart teaches me, night after night. 1,857 more words


Blurred Lines

Some may consider this a controversial post. Please read thoughtfully, pause and think prior commenting.

Most of us are aware of the plight of Meriam Ibrahim and her infant child who were recently released after having been held in Sudan under penalty of death. 143 more words