“Face The Promise”

by Deacon Stephen Bowling Did you ever have the desire to just get in a car and drive? Did you ever want to take a long road trip to nowhere in particular . . . with maybe just you and God, viewing and experiencing his creation? Yeah, me too. There’s nothing better sometimes than a … Continue reading “Face The Promise”

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EVENT – “Making Ethical Decisions at the End of Life”

On Wednesday March 7th, Saint John Paul II will continue its Lenten Series on the Hikes Point Campus with the Stations of the Cross at 11am, followed by a free light Lenten Luncheon in the cafeteria. At approximately 12:10 Mike  Ahrens will present a program on “Making Ethical Decisions at the End of Life: How … Continue reading EVENT – “Making Ethical Decisions at the End of Life”

Love Saves Lives . . . March For Life 2018

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

Expressions Of Affection

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

“What Is Marriage Anyway?”

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?”

Be “The King” in Your Marriage!

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!

Sharing Testimonies About The Sanctity Of Life . . .

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 . . .

Teaching Our Children The Sanctity Of Life . . .

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 . . .