Archbishop Lucas on Conscience Formation & the Common Good

Sign outside St. Patrick Catholic Church near Omaha, Nebraska

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. . . . → Read More: Archbishop Lucas on Conscience Formation & the Common Good

President Obama: Let Us Be Catholic

“With all the problems in this world, with the economy, with terrorism, with our country being sold to China, with Iran possibly becoming a nuclear power, with all these things, why is [the Obama administration] so obsessed on reproductive services?

When did reproductive services become the national cry of our nation? When did it become more important than the Bill of Rights, more important than the Constitution?

We [the Catholic Church] are the one voice that speaks out clearly to this culture of death that abortion is wrong…and now we will be forced to actually pay for someone to have an abortion…We cannot and . . . → Read More: President Obama: Let Us Be Catholic

Family Movie Night Returns to FOX this Saturday

Truth Be Told premieres April 16th at 8/7c on FOX.

Calling all families! Truth Be Told, the newest P&G and Wal-Mart family movie night collaboration premieres April 16th at 8/7c on FOX. We will be watching, will you? Get involved and show your support for good, wholesome TV programs! Ratings matter and so does the family of faith – let’s send a message that we want contemporary wholesome programs to watch on television! Be a part of the nationwide movement with other families who want good TV. Visit Moms 4 Family TV to let your voice be heard!

My Take

One of the faux-criticisms I’ve heard about this effort is that the movies . . . → Read More: Family Movie Night Returns to FOX this Saturday

They Know Not What They Do

September 12, 2010: 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The daily Mass readings this past week urged us to conduct our affairs in a manner pleasing to God. In 1 Corinthians, St. Paul urged us to purge immorality from our lives (Mon.), deal justly with one another (Tue.), refrain from idolatry (Thu.), exercise discipline (Fri.), and respect the Eucharist (Sat.).  Given we often fall short at one time or another, how fitting it is to begin this week with an unmistakable reminder of God’s mercy!

The Lord relented in punishment (Exodus 32:14). While Moses was on Mount Sinai, conversing with God and retrieving the Ten Commandments, the Israelites ran amok under . . . → Read More: They Know Not What They Do