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Pabst Blue Ribbon and Other Good Things I Plan on Enjoying in Heaven

July 12, AD 2013 18 Comments
Pabst Blue Ribbon and Other Good Things I Plan on Enjoying in Heaven

This is a guest post by Greg Hurst, a MA Theology student at Providence College in Providence, RI. Follow him @gchurst. Christianity that is not entirely and altogether eschatology has entirely and altogether nothing to do with Christ. – Barth Karl Barth wrote those words some 80 years ago, and judging by this criterion, I’m […]

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A Journey Begins: Baptism

April 14, AD 2013 0 Comments
A Journey Begins: Baptism

The Easter season always gives me a sense of renewal and rejuvenation. Not only is the Catholic celebration of Jesus’ resurrection a central component of our faith, but the Easter season also brings with it a feeling of new life and a spiritual “fresh start”. This Easter, our son’s first, brought to mind his Baptism. […]

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Transubstantiation: A Church Divided

July 31, AD 2012 10 Comments
Transubstantiation: A Church Divided

This article written by Mike Filce was originally published on “The Devout Life,” a blog by Mindy Goorchenko. Reprinted with permission. A Church Divided We are a church divided. And though it is a division that goes unspoken and unseen, it is one that tears at the very heart of our Faith. This is not a division over […]

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How to Wear a Mantilla

July 2, AD 2012 13 Comments
How to Wear a Mantilla

Love this vlogger, She is Catholic.   See more of her videos here.

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Look at Him

June 6, AD 2012 1 Comment
Look at Him

Guest post by Anthony Federico, as we prepare for the Feast of Corpus Christi It’s a single sentence from a popular television show that I never got into. The one with the four geniuses and the beautiful blonde. I’m not a TV critic. I have no opinion on whether or not you should watch the […]

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Margeaux Tells Her Story: The Catholic Teen That Took a Stand for Religious Freedom

June 4, AD 2012 11 Comments
Margeaux Tells Her Story: The Catholic Teen That Took a Stand for Religious Freedom

Guest post by Margeaux Graham, the Catholic teen who refused to miss Mass for a rare academic honor Desire, doubt, honor, excitement, shock, and disappointment are the emotions preceding discrimination in the modern world. I have felt all of these towards a very unsuspecting organization, the Florida Girls State program sponsored by the American Legion […]

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Teen Girls Need Real Love – A Talk About Chastity

June 2, AD 2012 9 Comments
Teen Girls Need Real Love – A Talk About Chastity

Guest post by Rebecca Frech at the award-winning blog, Shoved to Them   Chastity and the Teen Girl Some time ago, Jennifer Fitz asked LarryD from Acts of the Apostasy all about chastity and teenage boys: So here’s a two-part question I still need you guys to answer for me: How should a boy deal with […]

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Teen Boys Never Wake Alone – A Talk About Chastity

June 2, AD 2012 24 Comments
Teen Boys Never Wake Alone – A Talk About Chastity

Guest post by LarryD at the award-winning blog, Acts of the Apostasy Some time ago, Jennifer Fitz had to go and get all questioning about chastity and teen boys: So here’s a two-part question I still need you guys to answer for me: How should a boy deal with the, shall we say, overwhelming physical urges, […]

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Margeaux’s Stand: Catholic Teen Defends Her Right to Attend Mass

May 28, AD 2012 5 Comments
Margeaux’s Stand: Catholic Teen Defends Her Right to Attend Mass

“The American Legion Auxiliary is the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization. Through its nearly 10,500 units located in every state and some foreign countries, the Auxiliary embodies the spirit of America that has prevailed through war and peace. Along with The American Legion, it solidly stands behind America and her ideals.” Well? While the nation discusses […]

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Do you know? Sons of Cain Book Give Away

May 26, AD 2012 1 Comment
Do you know? Sons of Cain Book Give Away

  How many Catholic Supreme Court Justices are there?   Where did the prayer to St. Michael originate?   Which important Catholic events happened on October 13th?   What is the meaning of the  statement “Eli, Eli, lama sabacchthani?”   What was the name of the good thief?   Who was Longinus?   How many states allow assisted suicide? […]

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Changing “I Can’t” Into Sacred Parenting

May 14, AD 2012 13 Comments
Changing “I Can’t” Into Sacred Parenting

Guest post from a Perinatal Hospice Nurse About a year ago, a well known Protestant pastor had a question posed to him on a radio show. A young mother called in with a heartbreaking problem – her twins were conjoined and she wanted to know if she could end the pregnancy because even if she […]

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Ghosts, Demons, Chris Farley, and Good

May 9, AD 2012 5 Comments
Ghosts, Demons, Chris Farley, and Good

Guest post by Justin Marcel Condreay For some unknown reason, it seems like everyone is jumping on the “GHOST” bandwagon.  I can’t turn on the television without seeing a new Ghost-Hunters show.  Likewise, I can’t go to the movie theater without seeing a new exorcism flick. There are only two things that scare me.  When I […]

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Euthanasia – Define Your Terms

May 3, AD 2012 6 Comments
Euthanasia – Define Your Terms

Guest post from Mr. Jose Trasancos Just ask my wife – I tend to communicate with certain efficiency. I don’t waste words. Euthanasia, ‘mercy killing’, should be counted among the first steps down a ghastly and barbaric road. Human history is replete with examples of where the general mindset leads. Before going any further, let […]

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Palliative Care vs. Physician Assisted Suicide

April 28, AD 2012 3 Comments
Palliative Care vs. Physician Assisted Suicide

Guest post by Dr. Ty Meyer There are times in our lives when everything turns upside down, when the world seems to be spinning out of control and there is no easy solution to fix it. Facing the prospect of a life-limiting or terminal illness as a patient or family member is one such time. […]

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Aquinas for Educators

March 23, AD 2012 5 Comments
Aquinas for Educators

Guest post by Edward G. O. Radler Rice First, I want to extend my thanks to Stacy Trasancos for giving me the opportunity to present a guest symposium. Ignitum Today is a Godsend. Here we – the frontline in the New Evangelization – have a forum to share our faith and knowledge.     Now, I’m simply […]

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