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I See You, Hardworking Mama

Maybe, just maybe, God calls mothers to different stations in life for the benefit of their souls. Maybe I benefit from working outside the home because God know it’s the best way for me to provide for my family since I have more earning potential than my husband. 803 more words


Pope Francis declares Clelia Merloni to be beatified

Great news from the Vatican today! Pope Francis has declared that Mother Clelia Merloni, Foundress of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will be beatified! 14 more words


Epiphany Gift of Frankincense

The story of the wise men offering frankincense to the Christ child is told in Matthew 2:1-18. This post is appearing a few days late. Traditionally Christians celebrate the date the wise men visited Jesus on January 6, Epiphany Day. 874 more words


Mother Seton

Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (1774-1821) was the first American-born saint canonized in the Roman Catholic Church. We celebrate her today as a woman who, it is often said, “lived an ordinary life in an extraordinary way.” Her life was a bit like a seesaw with serious ups and downs by turns. 252 more words

Sex, Rape and Harassment

#metoo is one of the most popular hashtags this year for good reasons. The prevalence of sexual harassment across multiple industries is tragic and unacceptable and the current publicity on the topic barely scratches the surface. 481 more words

Australian abuse report calls for end to sanctity of confession

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia should introduce a law forcing religious leaders to report child abuse, including Catholic priests told of abuse in the confessional, said a report on Friday which detailed institutional abuse, particularly in the Catholic Church.


from a few decades ago now, when this church—

… Steedman told the jury they would have to be especially careful with issues of prejudice. 160 more words