Can Fasting Save America from Itself? Woman on wall overlooking city

Can Fasting Save America from Itself?

Unseen babies aborted because a mother has plans that don’t include her child. Infanticide of sobbing little ones because they don’t measure up in some way. Children separated from families within the border of a land foreign to them. Gender idolatry, sexuality used to please me in my moment, destruction of Marriage and family. Hopelessness. …

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Sex, Lies, Predators, & “Fixing” the Catholic Church Part I – Anger

I am Catholic, and I am angry. I am beyond angry. I am shamed, horrified, humiliated, disappointed, pissed off (an expression I’ve rarely used since I was about 15), and a slew of other emotions I can’t put into words. My stomach churns as details of the latest Catholic Church sex scandal surface. I think …

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What is a Catholic Marriage?

The word Marriage brings up different images depending on who is doing the imagining. A naive young girl may dream of Prince Charming and living happily ever after while a jaded, under appreciated old woman many be so overcome by marital regret she can’t remember any fairy tale dreams she once held dear. Ask a …

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The Reality of a Single Mom’s Mother’s Day

Sunday is Mother’s Day, the day where Mom gets breakfast in bed, celebrates Mass with a picture-perfect family, is given flowers, cards, and macaroni necklaces, and then sent to the spa for a massage or mani-pedi before being treated to dinner. You know the deal. Mother’s Day is the stuff Hallmark thrives on! Mother’s Day is the one day all year …

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Marian Consecration Anniversary – Reflections on Purgatory & Lasting Life Changes

I know many will scoff at the vision of Purgatory I experienced after Marian Consecration. They will dismiss my experience in Purgatory as a dream. They will say I am crazy or lying or whatever. I understand. I’d have doubted me too once. In fact, I still question why I was chosen to have this horrific, amazing, life changing vision. I might have …

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