Bella – Review

http://www.bellamoviesite.com/ Bella, released in 2006 at the Toronto International Film Festival, is one of those movies that I really meant to see, but never got around to it.  Thanks to Netflix, I finally did, and wow, what a great movie! The story, which takes place in one day, may get a little confusing as the […]... Read More

Memorial To The Unborn

St. Germaine, Prescott Valley, AZ What is a Memorial to the Unborn?  They have been popping up all over in the last number of years.  Ranging from a simple headstone in a flower bed, to small parks at the side of a church, to Facebook pages, these memorials all have one thing in common – […]... Read More

Compelling Interest – Review

http://christianaudio.com/compelling-interest-roger-resler-1       40 years after Roe vs. Wade, Compelling Interest, by Roger Resler offers an interesting look behind the scenes of the Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal in the United States.  From the appalling ignorance of the attorneys handling the defense, to the twisting of language and history to manipulate the […]... Read More

God, Religion and the First President of the United States

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gilbert_Stuart,_George_Washington_(Lansdowne_portrait,_1796).jpg The other night I watched a video I received in the mail, documenting some of the writings of America’s Founding Fathers, in reference to the need for Godly principles in American public life and excerpts from court cases upholding those principles. George Washington, himself, in his Farewell Address, wrote that our country would fail […]... Read More

Julie Carrick – Living The Faith Boldly

Year of Faith Events – Carrick Ministries Julie Carrick sang her first solo at the age of 5.  Since then, she has devoted her life and her music to Jesus.  Even after surviving a rare form of lung cancer a few years ago, Julie continues to minister and share her faith with Catholics all over […]... Read More

The Atheist Inquisition

By Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición (Enciclopedia Española) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons   So Happy 4th of July!  Before I even left for 6:30a.m. Mass yesterday, I saw the ad headline in the Los Angeles Times:   “Quit The Catholic Church”. I was miffed, but it had to wait until after Mass. […]... Read More

Health Care Conscience

So here is our upcoming dilemma.  Buy health “care” coverage and pay for someone else’s birth control, sterilization, abortion, etcetera, or refuse to participate in any coverage and pay hefty fines.  Not only are individual Catholics being forced to make this choice, but so are Catholic employers.  Which means bishops.  Which means finally we are […]... Read More

Shepherd of the Church

Bishop Thomas Olmstead, of Phoenix, Arizona, has come under alot of fire in the seven years he has been here.  The latest is an uproar over his revocation of St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Catholic status.  Yet, what else could he do but stand up for and insist upon Catholic moral principles at a Catholic hospital.  Catholic […]... Read More

The Third Secret, by Steve Berry

I enjoy Steve Berry’s books.  He is definitely a gifted historical/mystery/suspense writer.  I don’t even mind his frequent digs at the Catholic Church.  Heaven know, we deserve some of it.  But it goes way too far in “The Third Secret”, based on the mysterious Third Secret of Fatima. Whether you believe in the apparitions of […]... Read More

Civil Disobedience

It appears that very soon, Christians across the United States will be facing opportunity for civil disobedience on a scale that we have not experienced since the Vietnam War. After the House passed their version of Health Care reform, eliminatng public funding for abortion at the demand of the people, the Senate has put abortion […]... Read More