March 30,  2009, Volume 4 Issue 6
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Jesus, the Reason for World Youth Day
 

By Justin Hall
     
"On the plane, I attempted to look past all of the excitement and realize why I was on this journey.  Why did I come? What did I expect to gain from this pilgrimage? Was I spiritually prepared?"

"Young People, I say to you: Take courage!"
Pope speaks to youth, during his visit to Africa.
The media gangs up on the Pope's words: see here.

Fatherhood and the Family
"Being a father is society's most important role for men." The importance and effect of fatherhood in a society which challenges it.
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Forbidden in Lent

Inside me there's a thin person struggling to get out, but I can usually sedate him with four or five cupcakes.

Philosopy of Life

If you love something, set it free. Unless it's chocolate. Never release chocolate.

USCCB addresses Reiki: Not Compatible with Christianity
This New Age styled practice should be avoided

Obama at Notre Dame
Cause of a great scandal. Bishop boycotts. See here also.
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The Press gives Pope nasty treatment while he taught Catholic morality in Africa
 A ridiculous response to the Pope
 Senior Harvard AIDS Prevention Researcher Dr. Edward Green agrees with Pope, Also here
Thoughts on the Vatican and Political Correctness

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Message of Pope to Africa
See our flier for the pilgrimage to Midland, Canada this August, 2009! Click on images below:
(Note: click opens .pdf file: it may take a minute to open, since the graphic image is large)
 

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Do Zombies have souls?
The prayer of the Our Father: what to do with our hands?
Love Isn’t Enough: 5 Reasons Why Same-Sex Marriage Will Harm Children
Critique of feminists' pro-abortion position
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