Fulfilling Family Responsibilities

Fulfilling Family Responsibilities

“And when they had performed everything according to the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own city, Nazareth.”

[From “Modern Love: Promises That Can Bend Without Breaking” by Robert St. Amant, in The New York Times, May 8, 2014.]

They have been married for 28 years. Theirs has been a happy life, filled with an intense desire to travel. They both had fulfilling careers: he is a college professor, she is an accomplished weaver and textile artist.

Their near-perfect life came to an end a year ago when they sold their home and moved into an independent living apart­ment for the elderly. He is only 50. She is 49.

She is the reason they are now living in this situation. A series of seizures and strokes revealed brain tumors. Over time she became more absent-minded and more forgetful. Her lucid periods have become fewer and fewer. After the two surgeries and a painful recovery, he and she talked about the future and what they would do with their lives — but now with the new, sobering realization that they would not live forever. Continue reading

The Fallacies of Reasons for Abortion

The Fallacies of Reasons for Abortion

ProLifeCorner – Editor:   We want to start off the New Year with another inspiring and Larry-150x1 blueeducational article by one of the Pro Life Corner’s favorite authors, Larry Plachno.  Larry has once again shown the pro-death crowd for the evil and disgusting group they are.

The Fallacies of Reasons for Abortion

By Larry Plachno

If you take the time to study the arguments in favor of abortion you will find that none of them can be applied to decisions and actions regarding either individuals or groups. They all have some type of fallacy be it faulty reasoning, a mistaken belief or a failure in logic.

Murder has been with us since the start of human history, as indicated by the story of Cain and Abel in Genesis. As our society gets older we would expect it to become more mature, more knowledgeable and more humane. It appears that the exact opposite is true. As predicted by the Blessed Virgin at Fatima, things have only gotten worse. The 20th century may well be remembered as the bloodiest in human history. While figures vary, sources indicate that the Soviets, the Communist Chinese and the Nazis together killed more than 116 million people during this past century and this figure does not include other, lesser, atrocities by other governments. Continue reading

The Feast of The Assumption of Mary

Aug 15 2014- ProLifeCorner.com- Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun…”

On November 1st, of the year 1950, Pope Pius XII, while speaking with legitimate authority, by apostolic succession from the Chair of St. Peter, our first pope, in the Apostolic Constitution, Munificentissimus Deus, formally and explicitly defined the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mother as an infallible dogma of our Faith. The Pope writes, Continue reading