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?
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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”!
Kentucky has more than 9,000 children in foster care – up from 8,000 less than 3 years ago! The raging opioid crisis is accelerating foster care with more cases of abuse and neglect at unprecedented levels. The Governor’s office is asking the Faith Community to get involved and become our “brother’s keeper.” According to a recent article in The … Continue reading May Is National Foster Care Month!
by Ed Harpring As we enter into Respect Life Month, (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops set aside the month of October to call attention to the dignity of human life) the urgency is greater than ever for Catholics to become even more engaged in becoming a voice for the voiceless. The theme for this … Continue reading Respecting Life In All Seasons . . .