Daily Archives: February 8, 2011

Parents discourage daughters who would be nuns

I know for a fact that one of the biggest obstacles to vocations to the priesthood and religious life is parents. “If she had listened to her parents, Sister Jenn Graus might never have professed vows last month to join … Continue reading

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It is not nice to mess with Granny

Granny Kehoe needs to invest in a bigger handbag. From the UK Telegraph: Handbag-wielding grandmother first interview: ‘somebody had to do something’ A grandmother who tackled a gang of six jeweller’s shop robbers with her handbag has given her first … Continue reading

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Saints of the Day: A Soldier and a Slave

St. Jerome Emiliani and St.Josephine Bakhita. Read about them here.

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Catholic Republicans’ political beliefs, challenged by their faith

Faithful Catholics Should Not Belong to a Political Tribe. This goes for Republicans as well as Democrats. Catholicism does not fit neatly into political ideology. Period. Washington Post journalist Michael Gerson, who is not Catholic, understands this better than most … Continue reading

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