Category: Current Events

Twitterstorm 3pm Friday, #ITrustinU for the Feast of the Sacred Heart

We all trust Jesus. Yet so many in the world fail to do so. This Friday is the Feast of the Sacred Heart, it’s a first Friday, and 3pm is the Great Hour of Mercy (according to St. Faustina). I noticed that the Sacred Heart and the Divine Mercy have a common root, they end …

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Tweet #PrayTheRosary this Saturday at 1pm EST

PrayTheRosary Twitterstorm

On May 3rd, Pope Francis tweeted: “It would be a good idea, during May, for families to say the Rosary together. Prayer strengthens family life.” When I read it, I said to myself, “I can promote the rosary, but how?” Since we organized the #ThanksPontifex twitterstorm a few months back, I figured we could try again. …

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Faith and Reason (Watch This Video)

Today one of the most difficult issues to describe to teens – or anybody else for that matter – is the relationship between faith and reason. I have heard a bunch of talks that were good but they were usually philosophical. I could never show them to teens, and I had trouble simplifying them. Then, …

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Why We’ll See Homosexual Scoutmasters (and What That Says)

As the date of the Next Boy Scouts National Council meeting approaches on May 20th, everyone is wondering if they will accept homosexual scoutmasters. Officially the resolution only talks about teens, “No youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts of America on the basis of sexual orientation or preference alone,” yet I wonder if …

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50 Shades of Distrust

In the past year, by selling about 70,000,000 copies, Fifty Shades of Grey became the #1 book of all time. I ask myself why? 2 unsatisfactory answers are usually given: people want to read smut, and the writing is good. Lurid literature has been around for years – Harlequin romances have been sold since the …

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Boys in the Girls’ Room – Beyond Uncomfortable Curiosity

Massachusetts recently passed a law that boys who thought they were girls or girls who thought they were boys could use the other restroom. There is a mountain of practical problems: most teenage boys at some base level want to enter the girls’ room, yet most teenage girls would feel extremely uncomfortable with this. Many …

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