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Articles in 'Youth'
You Are Enough
By Mary Kathryn Ahlberg
Here I sit, at 2:18 a.m. on Friday morning, unable to fall asleep. I've had way too much on my mind lately, causing me to not get enough sleep. Is it even possible to become an insomniac within a week? If any of y'all are doctors, let me know.
He Died for being "Excessively Catholic" The Story of Marcel Callo
By Larry Peterson
Even as a child, Marcel Callo, was a bit of a perfectionist. He liked order and displayed natural leadership qualities. He was born in Rennes, France, on December 6, 1921.
"Recall Abortion" Book Review
By Julie Larsen
I just came across this book titled "Recall Abortion" by Janet Morana. I think it is important for us to read about abortion and how it is hurting women across USA.
What is in a word?
By Tony Jesse
When I was a kid I always used to like watching that cheesy yet insightful movie The Princess Bride. It's known as one of those films that have innovative and unique lines that make it a common "movie quote" film.
On Michelle Kwan's divorce and other Hillary-pples
By Rose Cuervo
Sometime in my work life, I had been offered a good paying locums job only that the lady boss breathes fire. It was not a happy environment and I salute the Filipina pathologist who managed to stay there awhile. I would come to encounter more of this former women sadly, older, accomplished, childless or not, married or divorced.
I don't believe in the institution of marriage, marriage is just a piece of paper.
By Jason Klinnert
My son and daughter-in-law’s wedding anniversary is coming up. I couldn’t be more proud of them both. Casey has grown up to be a hardworking man, a loving and devoted husband, and a patient and loving father. My daughter-in-law is a devoted and loving wife, a patient, kind, and loving mother who has the world’s most important job of being a stay at home mom
Baptism The Universal Sacrament
By Ken Litchfield
Baptism is the one thing that unites all Christians, but there are a wide variety of views on Baptism. Some Christian Churches teach that Baptism forgives sins and make you a member of the Body of Christ, His Church. Other churches teach that baptism is just an outward sign of your inward change of heart and that you have decided to be a Christian.
Question on the final judgement
By De Maria
I've heard that at the Final Judgment, each soul has to make account of his sins.
I Thirst: An Author's Literary Journey
By Gina Marinello-Sweeney
When Rebecca receives a mysterious note from an unknown source, she has no idea how it will change her life.
World Down Syndrome Day -- My story
By Julie Larsen
Down Syndrome is something I had heard about, but never thought I would have to deal with as a parent. We had heard stories about babies having heart issues. I even read a very sad story of a mother who's baby died. Let's just say Down Syndrome was not something we thought we would ever deal with as parents...
The Priest asked, "He must be heavy?" The Boy answered, "No Father, he ain't heavy, he's my Brother."
By Larry Peterson
It was somewhere near Omaha, Nebraska and the year was 1918. A young, Catholic priest was walking down the dirt road near the boy's orphanage he had recently opened. The priest came upon two boys, one carrying the other on his back. The priest stopped and said to the boy doing the carrying, "Well now lad, he must be heavy."
3-dimensional faith in a 2-dimensional world
By Denise Deverts
People often talk about body and soul as if they were two completely separate and independent constructs, and that faith resides within the purview of the latter rather than the former. Perhaps for some it does; but not for Catholics. The Catholic faith involves the participation of the whole person, body, mind, and soul.
Catholic Warning: Beanie Babies are the work of the devil.
By Christy Breedlove
As most parents know, carrying a two year old and a four year old to Mass is a…shall we say…an adventure. My daughter, Regan, was two years old when she discovered Beanie Babies and dolls. To my everlasting dismay, she latched onto the goat Beanie Baby and a dollar store Barbie knockoff.
Catholic Teen Books Helps Parents, Teachers Find Good Books for Catholic Teens
By Carolyn Astfalk
Steering teens toward entertaining yet edifying media is a challenge. In the case of movies and television programming, ratings can offer some indication of content. In the case of books, consumer reviews on retail sites offer some information
Driving IT Home: Educating Your Children
By Greg Schlueter
Our unsurpassed and all-defining identity, mission and purpose on this planet: Image the Trinity. Marriage and family are iconic of the Trinity. In our capacity to love, we literally participate in the life of the Trinity. We are called, literally, to make God, who is Love, known
The Theology of the Veil
By Forest Hempen
You are Either Catholic or Not!
By Lorrie McNickle
The Faithful Are NOT To Use the Orans Posture During the Our Father
By Jason Izolt
The Catholic Teachings On The Angels – Part 4: The Seven Archangels
By Alex Brittain
My Best Friend/ The Holy Spirit
By Ralph Hathaway