By Stuart Hamilton A couple of years ago an interview clip with Academy Award winning Actor Morgan Freeman went viral because of his views on Black History Month. “You’re going to relegate my history to a month?” he asked before stating flatly, “Black history is American history.” Good point: Every day of every month should … Continue reading Black History Month: An Opportunity to Celebrate Heroes of the Faith
The 5 Most Common Objections to Amendment #2
By Stuart Hamilton My full-time job is teaching teenagers Theology. I get a lot of questions about what’s going on in the culture, and I’ve discovered there’s a lot of misinformation about tomorrow’s ballot initiative, Amendment #2. Here, I’m hoping to overcome some of the most common objections to Amendment #2. 1. “Amendment #2 will … Continue reading The 5 Most Common Objections to Amendment #2
Why are KY Abortion Mills Still Open?
Anti-abortion demonstrators and volunteer clinic escorts are seen outside the EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville, Ky. on Aug. 26, 2017. The volunteer escorts wear vests to identify themselves. From CNN. By Stuart Hamilton Few pro-lifers will forget where they were and what they were doing the moment they heard on June 24, 2022 at … Continue reading Why are KY Abortion Mills Still Open?
Why Catholics Celebrate Juneteenth
by Stuart Hamilton Monday, June 20th marks the second annual national celebration of Juneteenth, the federal holiday which recognizes the freeing of the last slaves in America. When it comes to the abolition of slavery, most people remember the date January 1st, 1863, when Abraham Lincoln signed the emancipation proclamation. Two long years later, a … Continue reading Why Catholics Celebrate Juneteenth
5 Common Internet Lies about Dobbs vs. Jackson
by Stuart Hamilton Since my full time job is being a teacher at a local Catholic high school, as soon as the supreme court document was leaked I was swamped by concerned students with tik-tok rumors and misinformation about what the overturning of Roe might mean for the general public. Here I think it’s helpful … Continue reading 5 Common Internet Lies about Dobbs vs. Jackson
Is Your Cell Phone Destroying Your Marriage?
by Deacon Derrick and Mistiana Barnes Mistianna: There are a million upsides to the technology that’s now a core part of our daily lives. Unfortunately, one of the huge downsides seems to be the effect it has on marriages. So, when I read about the increase in cell phone usage in 2019, I was intrigued. … Continue reading Is Your Cell Phone Destroying Your Marriage?
EVENT – “Wait No More” Foster Care Event, February 27, 2019
As a pastor, deacon, or church or community leader . . . we need your help! Nearly 10,000 children in Kentucky are in the state foster care system! The raging opioid crisis is accelerating foster care with more cases of abuse and neglect at unprecedented levels. Please consider attending this FREE informational lunch on Wednesday, … Continue reading EVENT – “Wait No More” Foster Care Event, February 27, 2019
Abuse Reports Rise In August
Child abuse cases tend to rise in late July and early August as kids head back to school and mor e eyes are able to identify signs of possible abuse. Parish/School staff or volunteers are often the front lines when it comes to identifying abuse. Just three years ago Kentucky ranked 2nd in the nation in child abuse per 1000 kids. Would you … Continue reading Abuse Reports Rise In August
Pastoral Care . . . Fathers Matter
It is nearly impossible to be engaged in current events without hearing the phrase “children at risk.” According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24 million children in America — one out of three children — now live in a home in which the biological father is absent. However, nearly every study conducted through the social … Continue reading Pastoral Care . . . Fathers Matter
Let’s Make It “Family Day”!
by Martine Bacci Siegel It’s May and that's the month for Mother’s Day! Mothers are supposed to be treated with breakfast in bed, a bouquet of roses, time for bubble bath and pampering, right? But often the day doesn’t live up to the advertisements. So . . . let’s redefine the day. Let’s make it … Continue reading Let’s Make It “Family Day”!