Posts Tagged ‘America’

United by Division: Will They Know Who You Are?

unity in different hands joined together

I sat in  Mass Sunday praying for Christian unity as Catholics have done this week for at least 100 years. The irony that this week, THIS week, we dedicate to prayer for unity struck me as I sang one of my favorite, old hymns, They Will Know We Are Christians. This weekend Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as…

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Our Black & Blue America – Whose Life Matters Most Today?

Black & Blue America - Life Matters - Dallas Police car

My heart is breaking for what is happening in Dallas and across our nation. Dallas is not an event that occurred Thursday. Dallas is a mindset that has been slowly and carefully built by the common enemy over time and that continues into our future with racist ideas like, “not all lives are equally at risk,” as a…

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10 Great Things About Being a Single Mom in America

America Flag Backdrop - 10 Great Things About Being a Single Mom in America

The life of a single mom in America isn’t easy, and for all their talk of women’s liberation and women’s equality, too many of today’s politicians have done too little to strengthen the lives of women in America. When Hillary Clinton and others talk of equal pay for equal work, they often fail to take into consideration that…

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America’s Deflated Balls

A week ago today one of the largest ever pro-life marches was held in Washington DC, our nation’s capitol. Throngs of people filled the streets and prayed to end the painful death of millions of unseen children. What began as a small demonstration in the years following Roe v Wade has grown into a major…

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The Battle of Gettysburg, Emmitsburg, & Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

On the 4th of July, I’m looking back at the bloodiest battle in our nation’s history, the Battle of Gettysburg, with some thankfulness and awe. Many of us know about the Battle of Gettysburg from high school history lessons, but how many of us have heard of Emmitsburg, Maryland or understand the connection between Saint…

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