Catholics are obligated to form consciences and cast responsible votes for candidates who will represent our shared values in the public square. Omaha Archbishop George Lucas shares thoughts on conscience formation and the common good.
Archives for October 2012
Inspired by a recent blog post by Lisa Hendey about her “Panera dates” with her son, Lisa Schmidt takes a walk down memory lane. The Schmidt’s last “Panera date” led to labor and delivery of their firstborn. What “on the day you were born” stories do you share with your children?
Civility in public discourse seems to be dead. When is the last time two candidates had a serious debate, a genuine exchange of ideas rather than accusations and zingers? Candidates seem to no longer champion ideas but rather simply represent ideologies. This is also a major challenge of the New Evangelization.
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Lisa interviews author Sarah Reinhard about her latest book, A Catholic Mother’s Companion to Pregnancy — a CatholicMom.com book published by Ave Maria Press.
To celebrate the launch of her new book, A Catholic Mother’s Companion to Pregnancy: Walking with Mary from Conception to Baptism, Sarah Reinhard invites us to pray the rosary together. The Practicing Catholic is the eighth stop on her Rosary Blog tour. Today, Sarah shares a reflection on the Wedding Feast at Cana.
Holy Mother Church has a duty to be there with comfort, mercy, healing, and hope every time a member of her flock suffers the loss of one of our Holy Innocents. Does your diocese or parish offer a healing Mass for those who have suffered perinatal loss (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, and infant death)? We walk through why it’s important to grieve the loss of a pregnancy.