Regular Contributions

Like Cockroaches Crawling Out of the Woodwork

By Cindy Paslawski / May 20, 2022 /

Back in 1973, the public viewed abortion with contempt, but the machinery went to work building an empire, and today our politicians rely on that machine. What we can do about it.

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VIDEO: What Happened to the Blessed Sacrament in this Communion in the Hand scene?

By John B. Manos / May 10, 2022 /

A scene from an ordinary AmChurch parish reveals a mystery as to what happens to the Blessed Sacrament by Communion in the hand

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Inside Jokes

By Cindy Paslawski / April 22, 2022 /

Cindy reports on God’s humor and a letter from a reader about that term “woman”

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Deliver Us From Evil

By Cindy Paslawski / February 27, 2022 /

The readings at Mass this weekend confirm that mounting difficulties, even war, around us should spur us to prayer.

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Words Have Meaning

By Cindy Paslawski / February 3, 2022 /

Even if you spot a clear error in the scriptures read at Mass, your Bishop does not even have the power to use a correct translation… but who does and why aren’t they?

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The Most Powerful Woman

By Cindy Paslawski / January 17, 2022 /

Who, in your perception, is the most powerful woman of our times? Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Michelle Obama, Susan Rice? Some world leader or newsmaking superstar of the silver screen? Their power is fleeting, it is corruptible. There is only one woman with power who holds our very souls in her hands and it is…

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Mother Seton, Valiant Woman

By Cindy Paslawski / January 4, 2022 /

Wife, mother, convert, founder, saint. Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton had it all, experienced it all: wealth, renown, the fullness of this life; shattering sorrows, persecution, and devastating illness.

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Is Modernism Dead?

By John B. Manos / January 3, 2022 /

Anymore words don’t mean much in the English language. “Modernism” is a word that I think had sharp meaning a century ago, but it seems like it’s just a vague reference these days. It’s diluted partially by other uses of modernism in the world, such as the art movement of the same name. When we…

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Epiphany Announced the Battle of Church and State: Pilate, King Herod, and the Slaughter of Faith

By John B. Manos / January 2, 2022 /

What did the Magi do that Herod’s Priests and Scribes did not? And how Epiphany starts the battle of Church and State – like abortion and Holy Communion

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Christ’s love heals the world: Celebrating the Jubilee Year of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

By Terri Aluise / November 20, 2021 /

American Catholics finally have something to be joyful about and celebrate. This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the canonization of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first American citizen declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.  It surprises and saddens me is that many American Catholics today have no idea who she is. Maria Francesca Cabrini was born in 1850 in Sant’Angelo Lodigiano in…

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