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Our Lady of Guadalupe: Patroness of Preborn Children

Dec 11, 2017
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When Our Lady appeared in Mexico in 1531, she did not choose the most educated or the wealthiest person in Mexico City. She appeared to a poor peasant farmer named Juan Diego—a recent convert himself. She asked Juan Diego to petition the bishop to build a church on Tepeyac Hill so that she could offer … read more

Celebrate Saint Nicholas

Dec 6, 2017
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Did you know that Saint Nicholas is the patron saint and protector of children? That’s why we remember him as a great pro-life saint. Not only was Saint Nicholas concerned for the weakest members of society, he also believed in sharing everything he had with the poor and giving gifts to people in need. His … read more

Is Saint Nicholas Pro-Life?

Dec 4, 2017
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You’re probably well acquainted with the jolly, red-suited version of Santa Claus. Some of you might even know Santa by his real name, St. Nicholas of Myra. But do you know that St. Nicholas and the pro-life movement have something in common? We recognize St. Nicholas as a pro-life role model because he went out … read more

Advent and the Culture of Life

Dec 1, 2017
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As we proceed through these next few weeks of Advent in preparation for the coming of the Christ Child, we should remember how closely the culture of life is connected with the holy feast of Christmas. Christ came into the world as a tiny child; His public ministry focused on restoring human dignity, inspiring repentance, … read more

Dickens’ Pro-Life Christmas Classic

Nov 27, 2017
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This past weekend, you might have seen the new film The Man Who Invented Christmas, the  colorful tale of how Charles Dickens wrote the classic story A Christmas Carol. As portrayed in the movie, Dickens’ story had much to do with bringing the celebration of Christmas back to life. In Protestant England, celebration of feast … read more

Four Easy Ways to Share Your Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2017
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This week in the United States we celebrate Thanksgiving—a beautiful holiday dedicated to family and giving thanks to God for the many blessings we have received over the past year. For many of us, it’s the one time every year that we pause to thank God and show our gratitude for Him and for other … read more

What Your Children Don’t Know Can Hurt Them

Nov 20, 2017
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We know that simply “being pro-life” is not enough to change the culture. Just studying the facts about how much abortion hurts women isn’t enough either. In order to build a culture of life in our society, students must be trained how to use their knowledge of pro-life topics to evangelize their peers. We must … read more

How to Build a Culture of Life in the Family: Lessons from Louis and Zélie Martin

Nov 16, 2017
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When we think of saints, we often imagine bearded monks, serious nuns, and founders of religious orders. But we forget that married people are also called to be saints. The canonization of Louis and Zélie Martin on October 18, 2015, was the first time a married couple was recognized together as saints in the history … read more