A Mother’s New Year’s Resolution to Change

The perfect New Year’s resolution for mothers would be to try and obey this request from Christ. Surrounded by kids, mums especially love this verse becomes it validates the charming qualities we see in our children in a society which tends to overlook the powerless and extol those who are rich and powerful. Most reflections on… Continue reading A Mother’s New Year’s Resolution to Change

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Taquisha McKitty, who was declared brain dead in September 2017, died a natural death.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionTTaquisha McKitty’s father and daughter.aquisha McKitty, of Brampton, who was declared brain dead on September 20, 2017, after a cardiac arrest related to a drug overdose, died of natural causes on December 31, 2018.In September 2017 CP 24 reported that Taquisha’s father told them:“if you are there with her and you touch her and you grab her feet, she will pull her feet from you” and “if you tickle her she will move her feet.”McKitty’s family argued that Taquisha was alive based on her movements and other signs of life and their religious beliefs.

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On New Year’s Day…

…an evening Mass at this church, very crowded. Beautiful Christmas garlands highlighting the fine gothic interior.  For the sheer pleasure of it, I walked part of the way there carrying a lantern. Met some friends at Mass and exchanged New Year greetings…they offered me a lift back which I accepted…candle in lantern now nearly expiring.Mulled wine at home, supper, and gratitude for a beautiful Christmastide with rest and relaxation, family and friends.I’m busy with various writing projects…and have another History Walk tomorrow…Looking at the reality of Britain as 2019 opens…the collapse of  important social and moral values in community life,

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After reading Jennifer Fulwiler’s new book, One Beautiful Dream, I found myself inspired by her description of a person’s “blue flame”: that in the midst of our life’s vocation it is important that we continue to nurture our talents and our God-given passion for creativity. For quite some time I’ve had a passion for audio/visual […]

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Ouellet letter: US bishops’ vote on abuse reform measures was blocked to allow more discussion

Vatican City, Jan 1, 2019 / 01:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A letter from Cardinal Marc Ouellet indicates that the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops had blocked the U.S. bishops from voting on proposals to address the sex abuse crisis in November because the congregation believed more time was needed to discuss the measures.

The Associated Press reported Jan. 1 that it had obtained a letter from Cardinal Ouellet, prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops, addressed to U.S. bishops’ conference president Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.

The letter, dated Nov. 11, says that proposals which had been scheduled for a vote by the

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