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You never learned, St. Scholastica!

Special thanks to RG San Luis for this photo meme.

After they rallied against… the Marcos burial, one thing is clear here: St. Scholastica has fought (Tagalog: panindigan) for the atrocities of TWO of their alumnae: Cory Aquino, and Risa Hontiveros. 290 more words

BUKING Ni KOMI

Mind and Body Connection

I have always believed that there is a definite connection between our thoughts and illness.
It probably became ingrained in me by my mother’s unequaled directives when it came to… 562 more words

Musings

The Times, The Secularists and the Challenge of Education for the Churches

I love the old KJV version of Psalm 41:3 – although the metrical version leaves a bit to be desired!

3 God will give strength when he on bed…

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Atheism And Secularism

Increasing Vocations isn't Rocket Science

A recent column by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island highlighted the ongoing vocations crisis in his diocese.  Bishop Tobin noted:

Some clergy numbers in the Diocese of Providence to think about: Since the beginning of this decade we’ve lost 58 priests from active ministry in the Diocese, due mostly to retirement, and we’ve ordained just 18.

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Liturgy

The Supreme Court, Religion and the Future of School Choice

John E. Taylor, West Virginia University

The Supreme Court recently decided that Trinity Lutheran Church should be eligible for a Missouri state grant covering the cost of recycled playground surfaces. 1,705 more words

Religion - Politics

Reader Letter: Schools have the right to require Catholic students to take religion

Earlier in June, there was significant coverage of the issue of religious education exemptions in Ontario’s Catholic schools.

The people of our province expect a distinctly Catholic learning environment in Ontario’s publicly funded Catholic schools. 308 more words

Letters