The Holy Innocents

(In the liturgical calendar of the Latin Church (Roman Catholic), December 28th is the Feast of the Holy Innocents. This year, the 28th was on a Sunday, and the primary Feast of the Holy Family was celebrated.  Because of my pro-life work, I am copying this post from my old blog, posted last year.)   […]

Rejoicing for Families!

Happy Feast of the Holy Family! Each year on the Sunday after Christmas, the Church celebrates this beautiful feast.  Earlier today, I was blessed to see families together at Mass..many whom I know dearly, some just well enough to say “hi.”  Families with young children, families who just started life as “empty-nesters,” single adults…all gathered […]

Pregnancy & Infant Loss: Remembering Gabriel

Today is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  In many communities, memorial services will be held and candles will be lit in honor of the babies many of us lost far too soon. I will speaking tonight here in Danville, as I have done for several years now. It’s always a quiet service, attended by […]

Remembering that Day

It’s September 11th…and once again people are remembering where they were and what they were doing when they first heard about the planes flying into the World Trade Center. I was home, sitting at my computer desk bundled up in my soft robe.  At that time, our computer was in the kitchen, so we could […]

Today’s Gospel and Post-Abortive Women

I didn’t plan on writing today.  I spent much of my afternoon stamping and updating my card blog and gallery.  I also spent (too much) time on Facebook reading silly stuff and some serious stuff.  I read a few threads that really bothered me…and so I decided to jot down a few thoughts. There was a lot […]

A few thoughts on “After Tiller”

By now, you may have heard that PBS will be showing a film tonight entitled “After Tiller” as an installment in their POV series. This film has received numerous accolades from abortion rights supporters across the country. In this film four abortionists are interviewed, and we are supposed to admire their “courage” for being willing […]