By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews - Mark Lee Dickson is the director of Right to Life of East Texas and founder of the Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn initiative. In less than three years, he has helped 42 cities in Texas, Ohio and Nebraska to protect unborn babies through enforceable Sanctuary City for the Unborn ordinances that ban abortions within city limits... Now, state and national news outlets are highlighting Dickson’s work, too.
By Msgr. Charles Pope - In modern times, we tend to link our notions of happiness and inner well-being to external circumstances and happenstance. We think that happiness will be found when the things of this world are arranged in the way we like. If we can just accumulate enough money and creature comforts, we think we’ll be happy and have a better sense of mental well-being... Yet many people can endure difficult external circumstances while remaining inwardly content, happy, and optimistic.
By Rev. Gerald E. Murray, First Things - One of the pleasures of being a parish priest is celebrating weekday Masses, usually with a small congregation. The “regulars” at these Masses—all of whom are there without having to fulfill an obligation, as is the case on Sundays—are some of the happiest and most devout people you will ever meet. Their daily decision to take time to pray and be close to the Lord transforms their spirits. They truly celebrate, in their own quiet way, the solemn worship of the God they love so much, and draw from him in abundance the fruits of glad rejoicing.
Posted by Edward Pentin - “For the Modernists, both as authors and propagandists, there is to be nothing stable, nothing immutable in the Church. Nor indeed are they without precursors in their doctrines … On the subject of revelation and dogma in particular, the doctrine of the Modernists offers nothing new — we find it condemned in the Syllabus of Pius IX, where it is enunciated in these terms: ‘Divine revelation is imperfect, and therefore subject to continual and indefinite progress, corresponding with the progress of human reason.’