Franciscan Media - Born into an aristocratic family in Barcelona, Spain, Joachima was 12 when she expressed a desire to become a Carmelite nun. But her life took an altogether different turn at 16 with her marriage to a young lawyer, Theodore de Mas. Both deeply devout, they became secular Franciscans. During their 17 years of married life they raised eight children.
By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews - A California man who said he was angry that the U.S. Supreme Court may soon overturn Roe v. Wade has been charged with threatening to murder Justice Brett Kavanaugh outside his Maryland home early Wednesday morning... Police said he was armed with a pistol, knife, pepper spray, zip ties, a hammer and crowbar, according to USA Today.
By Randy Hain, Integrated Catholic Life - Our father and mother taught us about faith and the value of hard work. We knew how to be self-sufficient at a young age. Strong values and great life-lessons were instilled in us from my earliest childhood memories. So, is my father successful? By modern standards, a quick glance at his meager savings and lack of material possessions would merit a resounding no.
By Jack Devine, Patriot Post - We’re told that the root cause of American “gun violence” is that we have too many guns — more per capita than nearly every country on earth; that mass shootings are commonplace and are killing our children in their classrooms; and that If we just keep guns out of the wrong hands, the violence will cease... But let’s take a closer look.