Some people just have a knack for putting the FUN into a fundraiser. This post is all about that. First, I highlight a bit about Mary’s Meals, the organization at the center of this fundraiser, next I share some details and photos of the sock hop, and finally I share some exciting news for Iowans related to Mary’s Meals.
Dave Anson has an interesting story.Â Ordinary guy, who happened to be raised without a firm faith foundation.Â He served in Vietnam, experiencing, as did many of the very young men who served there, a lot of terrible things. Anson worked hard at bringing himself to a good place in his life after a less than perfect … [Read more…]
How cute is this? No, it’s not a picture from Main Street, USA, circa several decades ago. Once a run-down gas station in Madrid, Iowa, population 2,264, this building has been re-purposed into The Filling Station, a quaint little ice cream shoppe located near theÂ High Trestle Trail, part of the 670-mileÂ Central Iowa Trail System. Serving … [Read more…]
The May 2011 issue of TheÂ Catholic Mirror is now out! Sure, the priest reassignments are certainly the hot topic for the month, but there is also a story on the front page that is near and dear to our hearts – our “we survived the beatification” story!Â Thanks to Anne Marie Cox, Mirror staff, for collecting … [Read more…]
Informed Choices Medical Clinic is coming to the Des Moines area! This is huge for the pro-life cause for a number of reasons. Iowa has been under siege in the fight for life lately. Planned Parenthood has been perfecting its telemed abortion scheme in Iowa whereby abortion drugs are administered remotely via a push-button mechanism. … [Read more…]
St. Martin of Tours helps refine our understanding of who a soldier is. Editor’s Note:Â Today we are reprising our original Veteran’s Day post from last year. You’ll be happy to know that Eric, the man about whom I wrote below, is now back home safe with his family, as is his son Brady who … [Read more…]