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The Giddy Appeal of Humanae Vitae

27 Oct

You don’t need a pope or an ecumenical council to tell you
what the Bible clearly teaches.

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Alone If Necessary: Of Nicea, Nixon, and Nerve

4 Oct

“I do not care very much what men say of me,
provided that God approves of me.”
~ St. Thomas More

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Of Harbors, Harbingers, and Kids at Mass

6 Aug

“Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me” (Mt 19.14).

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When You Have Less Than a Day at an Abbey

27 Jun

“And I will never, never, never
Grow so old again.”
~ Van Morrison

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Of Down Syndrome, Anne of Green Gables, and Van

3 May

“‘Dear old world,’ she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.’”
~ L.M. Montgomery

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What “Practicing Catholic” Really Means

14 Dec

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“First consideration is due to the offspring, which many have the boldness to call the disagreeable burden of matrimony.”
~ Pope Pius XI, Casti Connubii

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A Celebration of Katharine and Geriatric Pregnancy

13 Oct

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“Now they were both old, and far advanced in years, and it had ceased to be with Sara after the manner of women” (Gn 11.18).

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