By Roger Helle, Patriot Post - In the opening moments of the battle, the lieutenant was critically wounded along with one squad leader. The third squad leader was killed immediately, leaving me in charge of the platoon. This was not a responsibility I wanted; but somebody had to step in and direct the platoon. The battle lasted three days. The lieutenant died because we could not medivac him out of the valley. Those memories are with me forever... I don’t feel I did anything particularly courageous. I knew I couldn’t let the fear I experienced every hour paralyze me and do nothing.
Author Don Schwager, Servants of the Word - Matthew 5:17-19 - "Think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets; I have come not to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the law until all is accomplished. Whoever then relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; ...
By Franciscan Media - So many holy persons seem to die young. Among them was Dominic Savio, the patron of choirboys... Born into a peasant family at Riva, Italy, young Dominic joined Saint John Bosco as a student at the Oratory in Turin at the age of 12. He impressed Don Bosco with his desire to be a priest and to help him in his work with neglected boys. ..
By Shawn Carney, LifeNews - We’re halfway there! At the midpoint of this spring’s 40 Days for Life campaign, we know of …183 babies saved from abortion through your prayers!... Frustrated by unprecedented attacks on human life from the highest levels of government, members of St. Mary’s Oratory in Wausau, Wisconsin decided to do something. They got on a bus and drove down to the Madison 40 Days for Life vigil. Some traveled hundreds of miles to get there!