by Ed Harpring "You may not see the impact of your love, but God sees it. The love in your hearts is totally unique to you . . . and your love saves lives" Sr. Bethany Madonna‘s stirring heartfelt speech to a crowd of over 500,00 epitomized the theme of "Love Save Lives" at the … Continue reading Love Saves Lives . . . March For Life 2018
by Michelle Herberger February is the month when many celebrate LOVE. It is full of hopes for romantic dinners and a display of gifts that seemingly prove that real love exists. Although it can be fun to engage in the celebration, it can also be a time of disillusionment for those whose lives are not … Continue reading The Sacred In The Ordinary
by Martine Bacci-Siegel February is the month of love. It isn’t just about cards, flowers and chocolate. Recent national studies affirm the importance of love and caring in families. Research shows that expressions of affection toward children reduce problem behaviors and enhance children's development. Love is the single most important principle of parenting. If children … Continue reading Expressions Of Affection
by Deacon Stephen Bowling As I travel around the Archdiocese training married couples in our new “Companion Couple” marriage preparation program Joined By Grace, I find myself constantly reflecting on the joys and virtues of marriage, especially as the dozens upon dozens of couples I have worked with so far share their stories with me. … Continue reading “What Is Marriage Anyway?”
by Deacon Derrick and Mistianna Barnes Being "the King" at our house means completely and totally forgiving someone for the wrong they have done to you.” Derrick: As Catholics, we view marriage as a sacred sacrament and a covenant with God. Since, I’m a Deacon in the Catholic Church, I have the honor of witnessing … Continue reading Be “The King” in Your Marriage!
by Ed Harpring Wounded Women & Men share their Pro-Life Testimonies at the Annual March for Life – Hundreds from Archdiocese Prepare for Pilgrimage “Roe v. Wade made it too easy for me to make the fateful and fatal decision to abort my child. The doctor advised that the procedure would hurt no more than … Continue reading Sharing Testimonies About The Sanctity Of Life . . .
by Ed Harpring It’s not too late to join with hundreds of local pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Louisville for the 45th annual March for Life on January 19 in Washington DC. Our pilgrimage includes: St. John Paul II Shrine The Saint John Paul II National Shrine is a place of pilgrimage, learning, and prayer. … Continue reading March For Life Events!
by Martine Bacci Siegel As we prepare to celebrate Sanctity of Life Sunday on January 22 now might be a good time to find ways to talk with your children about the sanctity of life. Here are some helpful ideas to get you started. For pre-school children Using bubble solution, blow bubbles into the air … Continue reading Teaching Our Children The Sanctity Of Life . . .
by Michelle Herberger If you have had an abortion or love someone who has, the following message is for you . . . Perhaps you thought you had no choice. No matter how you looked at your pregnancy, it seemed impossible to continue. After the abortion, there may have been some regret, even sadness. You … Continue reading Beginning Anew . . .
by Deacon Stephen Bowling I hope you won’t think me too weird here, but I have a silly little ritual I always perform every New Year’s Eve. It’s something that forces me to look both backwards and forwards at the same time and spiritually reflect upon my life, and just how well I am fulfilling … Continue reading “Better Days”