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…involves taking an innocent and defenseless life.  Many women who have had abortions never did so with full awareness and deliberation.

God forgives, when we cry out to Him with sorrow. 461 more words


22nd Monday in Ordinary Time

“It is the duty of every man to uphold the dignity of every woman.” 48 more words
Pope John Paul II

Religion and Ignorance 101

In the op-ed section of the New York Times on Monday, August 24, 2015, in an article entitled“The Case for Teaching Ignorance”, columnist Jaime Holmes offers the thought provoking notion that one discovery leads to another in a never ending  cycle of question and answers.   705 more words


Start Small. Love Big.

“Little things done out of love are those that charm the Heart of Christ… On the contrary, the most brilliant deeds, when done without love, are but nothingness.” 970 more words

A Friday Reflection - During the Year of Consecrated Life

During this Year of Consecrated Life I am prayerfully reading Vita Consecrata. This is a post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation written by Saint John Paul the Great about Consecrated Life and its gift and mission to the Church. 447 more words

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Marriage and Heaven

That is why Pope John Paul II taught that marriage, in addition to being about union and fruitfulness, was also ordered toward the “healing, perfection, and exaltation” of the spouses. 42 more words


Mother Teresa – One hundred years young

Five years ago, I wrote a tribute to Mother Teresa. Today, on the 105th anniversary of her birth, it still resonates with with me.

Mohammad Shadani lives just around the corner from Mother House in Kolkata. 839 more words