VATICAN CITY — Since email is so last decade, how would you like to send the pope video Christmas greetings and prayers? Now you can with Vine and Instagram sharing platforms through the Vatican’s Pope2You website. Record and post your video using Vine or Instagram and insert the link onto this form, adding any additional […]
Yesterday it was in the 80s.This morning it was in the 30s and falling.Normal weather jumps for this time of year in North Texas.Tom came back where I was reading while feeding the dogs. As usual Kaylee bolted her portion while WashShow More Summary
(British House of Commons: Wikipedia) Yesterday the House of Commons (UK) spent 3 hours of their valuable time exploring and debating the current rampant escalation of the persecution and killing of Christians around the world in the beginning of the 21st century. Show More Summary
EERDMANS BLOG: “Revealing Christianity’s Secret Scriptures” by Tony Burke.
NPR has just released their “Best Books” of the year list — and it includes several names and/or titles that you may well have encountered in the Shambhala Sun magazine. For example, Shozan Jack Haubner’s Zen Confidential, about which Philipp Goedicke, who writes the limericks for Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!, writes, in part: “The [...]
I’m serious. If this is the best article you’ve read today so far, then I would encourage you to read more. Maybe try this one. That is just what I had open on my desktop, there are a lot more out there. But who knows which one will be the best to read? That’s a […]
Feast your eyes on this addition to the (sub)urban landscape: According to Topekasnews.com, "prayer booths" like these have been placed all over Kansas City, Kansas in recent months. Since the booths were put in throughout town several...Show More Summary
Yesterday's devotion covered three steps to Christian growth: renewing our minds through Bible reading, confessing sin, and repenting of that sin. Today we will look at three more factors that will build us spiritually.
NIJAY K. GUPTA: Make Shelf-Space for More “Old Testament Pseudepigrapha”! Indeed.
Today is the feast of one of the great Patriarchs of Eastern monasticism, Saint Sabbas, who is usually given the epithet “the Sanctified” in the Byzantine Rite. Born in the year 439, he died at the age of 93 in 532 A.D. Having entered...Show More Summary
The sector of hospice and home care may be subject to the hardest hits from the forthcoming implementation of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "ObamaCare." The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) estimated that by 2017, nearly three-quarters of these specialized care centers will be operating at a loss.
The Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," is here to stay, some liberal columnists recently argued in what may be a coordinated effort with the White House after an off-the-record meeting two weeks ago.
Libya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make Islamic law, or sharia, the source of all legislation, in an apparent bid by moderate Islamists to outflank ultra-conservative militants who have been gaining influence.
Surviving and even thriving in the midst of today's economic upheaval is the challenging task we all face. Many churches in addressing financial matters will focus on the area of giving the tithe, which is paramount, yet oftentimes overlook what God says about handling the other 90 percent. Show More Summary
So you consider yourself to be a multitasker do you? Well try this on for size. God has millions of prayers coming before Him at any given moment. How in the world does He hear each one and answer them all? It is a mind-boggling concept.
Juventutem DC follows up its successful Day of Recollection for All Souls Day with a December sequel: a special traditional Latin Mass and Day of Recollection for the Feast of St. Ambrose on Dec. 7. The Chapter plans to mark the feast day of this Doctor of the church with a Low Mass at 8:30am at St. Show More Summary
Christmas can be a very stressful time. It is a frenzied season full of expectations and obligations. Decorations need to be put up, baking has to be done, presents have to be purchased and relatives must be visited. It is quite possible that in a season where you should experience peace and joy you may miss out on all of it. Show More Summary