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The Paradox of Grief and Hope

I still wake up in the dead of night sobbing silently and think, “why?” “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. I am not afraid, but the sensation is like being afraid. The same fluttering in the stomach, the same restlessness, the yawning. I keep on swallowing.” “A Grief Observed, pg 3, …

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We need to talk about #CatholicTwitter

Ah, social media – the glorious invention that has allowed the world to be smaller, one’s own social circle to grow beyond our wildest imaginations and a place where like-minded people can come together and share opinions, ideas, news and the general frivolity of everyday life. From Facebook to Twitter, Instagram and SnapChat, social media …

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Yes, Islam Is a Threat

On January 5th, Father Nicholas VanDenBroeke, a priest in Lonsdale, Minnesota, preached about the very real threat of Islam on Christianity and the American way of life during his homily on Immigration Sunday. Archbishop Bernard Hebda, the archbishop of the St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese didn’t wait to publish a statement condemning Fr. VanDenBroeke’s homily. Most striking …

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Introducing Angela Erickson

Angela Erickson is a wife and homeschooling stay-at-home mother. A passionate pro-life apologist in college, her work history includes working for several pro-life organizations including Students for Life of America, LifeSiteNews.com, and running a pregnancy medical center. For the last few years, she’s co-hosted a weekly pro-life radio show called “Living the Gospel of Life” …

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The Right Turn: Abortion & Domestic Violence

Abortion and domestic violence aren’t the most comfortable of topics. However, in the increasingly vitriolic war between the pro-life movement and pro-choice advocates, unfortunate circumstances seem to be used as justification for “a woman’s right to choose”. There isn’t a day that goes by in the course of the modern narrative that I don’t think, …

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Introducing Annie Blackburn

Annie Blackburn’s Twitter bio sums it all up: She’s a proud wife and weird mom; a salty soap maker, a veil-wearing, Rosary-praying, Latin-chanting, Communion-kneeling Catholic revert. She and her family live in North Carolina. Warning labels read “Redhead, fond of black nail polish, likely to argue over the truth and logic behind Catholicism and the …

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Abortion: Speaking Up: An Interview With My Husband

I did an interview last night with my husband after he had overheard a conversation some Catholic women were having in a coffee shop. That conversation was about abortion. You can view that interview here The Holy Father has told the Faithful that the preeminent issue of our time is, in fact, abortion. There are …