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August 26 in history:

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect on August 26th, 1920, giving American women the right to vote.

It’s the birthday of the first woman… 117 more words

Today In History

Teacher's Note Urging Family Time Over Homework Goes Viral

Making waves on the internet today is a letter a second grade teacher sent home with her new students. She states that she will not be assigning her students any homework for the year asking, rather, the parents do things that are “proven to correlate with student success”. 209 more words

Pop Culture

An Enduring Legacy

Today the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the feast of the Assumption of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, into heaven. It is one of many feasts observed by Catholics the world over – in both Eastern and Roman rite – and gives pride of place to the woman who said yes to the call of God to bring Christ to the world in the most significant way possible: by birth. 456 more words

The Fog of War and a Papal Field Hospital

(As I get back to work focusing here, I am worried that we are spending way too much time finding things to deplore and getting the vapors over everything the Pope says. 1,020 more words

Church Governance

The Queen of Heaven "set in battle array"


Solemn Commemoration of the
Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel

A Great Sign appeared in heaven, a Woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under Her feet, and on Her head a crown of twelve stars (Apocalypse 12.1). 437 more words

Christian Life

June 2nd: The Martyrs of Uganda - Saints for Today

Albert Wider – http://www.heiligenlexikon.de and declared to be PD

The Martyrs of Uganda, whose feast we celebrate tomorrow, were among the very first converts to Christianity in their country during the Nineteenth Century. 183 more words

Daily Reflections

QotD - Not an Optional Contribution - 05.23.2016

“The presentation of the Gospel message is not an optional contribution for the Church.  It is the duty incumbent on her by the command of the Lord Jesus, so that people can believe and be saved.  82 more words

Quote Of The Day (QotD)