By Brian Williams, Liturgy Guy - In the past I have written of the blueprint provided by the Dioceses of Lincoln, Nebraskaand Charlotte, North Carolina. Despite their modest size (less than 100,000 registered Catholics in Lincoln and 200,000 in Charlotte), both dioceses are experiencing vocational success stories:
By Fr. Ed Broom, OMV, Catholic Exchange - Do you ever worry? If so, why do you worry? Then next: when do you worry? Still more: does your worrying help you in any way you can think? Finally, what is it that can bring your worrying to a halt? The whole reality of worrying so prevalent in these stressful times should be addressed and what is the remedy.
BY STEVEN ERTELT, LIFENEWS.COM - The Senate will cast its first vote on Tuesday on legislation to defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Republicans will find out tomorrow which of their members oppose moving forward on the bill that also repeals Obamacare.