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5 things to say when discussing Planned Parenthood

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/19/17

Congress has introduced a measure to prohibit Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood for a period of one year, and the abortion giant is fighting tooth-and-nail to maintain its bottom line. As the debate over Planned Parenthood’s public funding intensifies on Capitol Hill, here are five important talking points to ... Read More »

Pope Francis Holy Mass, blessing and imposition of the Ashes (1st March 2017)

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/14/17

Holy Mass, blessing and imposition of the Ashes (1st March 2017) | Francis   Basilica of Santa SabinaWednesday, 1st March 2017

“Return to me with all your heart… return to the Lord” (Jl 2:12, 13). The prophet Joel makes this plea to the people in the Lord’s name. No one ... Read More »

LENTEN HANDBOOK

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/11/17

Health: Drink plenty of water. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants. Live with the 3 E’s — Energy, Enthusiasm and Empathy. Make time ... Read More »

A LENTEN MESSAGE FROM BISHOP ROBERT J. CUNNINGHAM

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/05/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord,

“We adore, you O Christ, and we bless you.Because by Your holy cross You have redeemed the world. ”

Lent is the Church’s holy spring. Even in the midst of the cold and snow there are signs that spring is on its ... Read More »

"Therefore I tell you do not worry about your life." Monsignor Yennock's Homily from February 26, 2017

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 2/27/17

EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

(Matthew 6: 24-34)

“THEREFORE I TELL YOU DO NOT WORRY ABOUT YOUR LIFE”

HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU AND I SAID TO OUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS: “DON’T WORRY ABOUT IT. EVERYTHING WILL TURN OUT OK?

AND HOW MANY TIMES HAVE THEY ANSWERED US: “IT’S ... Read More »

Woes of Child Poverty

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/19/17

Woes of Child Poverty

How the breakdown of marriage-related values are proving to be most dangerous to today’s youth.

In setting out to confront a problem, it’s necessary to understand its causes in order to apply realistic solutions. Child poverty in America provides a painful illustration of what comes ... Read More »

Pope Francis: Solemnity of the Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle - Celebration of Second Vespers (25 January 2017)

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/11/17

Solemnity of the Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle - Celebration of Second Vespers (25 January 2017) | Francis HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-WallsWednesday, 25 January 2017 [Multimedia]

Encountering Jesus on the road to Damascus radically transformed the life of Saint Paul. Henceforth, ... Read More »

A Tale of Two Marches

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/11/17

A Tale of Two Marches

Each January, the March for Life provides a tremendous opportunity for the pro-life community to come together near the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in 1973. The march gives a much- needed voice to the nearly 1 million children ... Read More »

My life as a ‘None’ and other tales from the ranks of the unaffiliated and the agnostic

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/05/17

Like a lot or women of a certain age, I’ve taken up yoga. And because I don’t go halfway on my cliches, I’ve done immersion yoga weekends, learned the Sanskrit names for various ways of being upside down and at least once referred to “my practice.” Someday I’ll wake ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock on the Inauguration - Homily from January 22, 2017

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 1/23/17

INAUGURATION 2017

THIRD SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

JANUARY 22, 2017

ON FRIDAY JANUARY 20 WE WITNESSED AN IMPORTANT MOMENT IN THE HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY. THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND THE WORLD WATCHED THE INAUGURATION OF THE 45TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

PRESCINDING FROM PERSONALITIES AND POLITICAL PARTIES THE ... Read More »

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