Faith, Family, Football, and a Passion for the Babies

People Come in All Shapes and Sizes, but We Are All God’s Children

By Susan Ciancio How do we teach our children to be kind and to treat others well? They must see us treating others well. We have to exhibit kindness. They must hear us talking kindly about—and to—others. They must see us performing acts of kindness with a generous and loving heart. We not only need […]

Speaking Truth Crushes Evil

By Judie Brown Fr. James Altman, pastor of St. James the Less in La Crosse, Wisconsin, has become a national hero to many. He has even been called the modern Elijah. Catholics who have heard his 10-minute homily entitled “You Cannot Be Catholic and a Democrat. Period” are elated with his words of truth, not […]

From Dawn to Twilight

By Donald DeMarco, PhD Hubert H. Humphrey, the 38th vice president of the United States and two-time senator, ran for the presidency in 1968, losing to Richard Nixon. His affiliation was the Democratic Party, but his respect for the full range of human life is no longer characteristic of that political assembly. He and his […]

Rebellious ‘Catholic’ Media Spews Animosity

By Judie Brown Growing up, we often uttered retorts such as “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” when disagreeing with a feisty classmate. But with maturity came the realization that some folks are simply hell-bent on detestations.  Such is the case with the National Catholic Reporter. One of […]

Pro-Life This Week – September 11, 2020

Week in Review – In these days of death and destruction, Lubbock, TX, offers some hope. On this anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 2001, let us take a few moments and pray for the families of the 2,977 individuals—including at least four preborn babies—who lost their lives that day. Let us particularly remember the […]

Telehealth: Planned Parenthood-Style

By Jim Sedlak Telemedicine in the United States has been around in one form or another since the early 1900s, but it took the US space program to cement the components into something similar to what we currently call telehealth. In the 1960s, as spaceflights became longer, it became necessary to transmit medical data from […]