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
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A preliminary report, “What Catholic Women Think About Faith, Conscience, and Contraception,” co-authored by Mary Rice Hasson and Michele M. Hill, offers new data about the views of church-going Catholic women, ages 18-54, on faith, conscience, and contraception. This report is part of a larger research effort called the Women, Faith, and Culture Project.
Report Highlights 13% of church-going Catholic women completely accept the Church’s teachings on family planning. Acceptance of the Church’s teaching on family planning doubles (27%) among young women (aged 18-34) who attend Mass weekly. 37% of women who both attend Mass weekly and have been to confession within the past . . . → Read More: What Catholic Women Think
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!
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
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