March 16,  2009, Volume 4 Issue 5
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Embryonic Stem Cell Research
     Driven by Ideology, Not Science
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 By Dr. John Damiani
     - President of the Detroit Guild of the Catholic Medical Association
      (Letter reprinted with permission from the author.)

"No human being no matter how small should be experimented upon and sacrificed that someone else may benefit."

World Youth Day 2009
Between international WYD's, local WYD's are held in most places on Palm Sunday. Pope's message to the youth of the world for this year!

In a world full of despair, hope in Jesus Christ.
Introduction to and reflections on the message for WYD 2009: "We have set our hope on the living God" (1 Tim 4:10).
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They say...

42.7% of all statistics are made up on the spot.

Examination of Conscience

A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

Hard work pays off in the future, laziness pays off now.

Orange County goes pro-life
The Board of Supervisors votes AGAINST Planned Parenthood

Noeticos Corner
Are parents hypocrites? Parents reproach their kids... but didn't they do similar things at such an age?
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Message for World Youth Day 2009: We have set our hope on the living God (1 Tim 4:10)
The Vatican offers Lenten Music - tune in to Rome on the net!

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See our flier for the pilgrimage to Midland, Canada this August, 2009! Click on images below:
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WYD 2011 Spain: Europe's Crisis of Faith
 The Stones will Shout: great Catholic newsletter from Australia

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The State of Connecticut strives to control and re-structure every Catholic parish in the state
Vocation to Marriage: The happiness of marriage comes only from Christ; the unrealistic expectations put on a spouse
 Vocation to religious life or priesthood: digital on-line guide
Did they say, "Designer Babies"?
 Pope Pius XII was one of the only world leaders who did not abandon the Jews in World War II
President Obama wants to FORCE objecting doctors to do abortions anyway
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Oh... and happy St. Patrick's day! Don't forget St. Joseph's feast day, a solemnity, on March 19th!



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