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Senior Size Me

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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Luke Mechmann 1994-2022

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Georgia Recognizes Preborn Babies’ Personhood with Tax Credits for Parents

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Insurance that Would Benefit Us All

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Who Hears?

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What Was the Vote About?

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Vanity and the Gospel of Life

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Medical Students Walk Out of White Coat Ceremony to Protest Pro-life Speaker

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The Other End of the Iceberg

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The End of Shame

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Misinformation about Abortion Law after Dobbs

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Of Elephants and Men

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Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Emergency Abortion Mandate

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To Change the World

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The Effort to Add Abortion to the New York State Constitution—and the Fallout We Could Expect

INSISTING ON LIFE: Maria McFadden Maffucci

The Loss of New Life

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Georgia Recognizes Preborn Babies’ Personhood with Tax Credits for Parents

  News this week suggests Georgia is keeping its pro-life statutes consistent. Abortion is illegal in the Peach State after a preborn baby’s heartbeat is detected, and last week the state’s department of revenue announced that it is recognizing these preborn babies (fetuses...
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What Was the Vote About?

The proposal was an attempt to overturn a 2019 ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court, which held that the right to an abortion was “fundamental” under their state constitution. The amendment would have made clear that Kansas’ constitution doesn’t guarantee a right to abortion or...
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Senior Size Me

  It came in the mail. An “Official Business” government envelope would normally press my panic button, but I knew this had more to do with death than taxes. Actuaries not auditors were on my case. Inside the envelope was my Medicare card, carrying a unique number I am not...
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Who Hears?

  Pro-choicers are conducting a campaign of violence nationwide in the wake of the Dobbs ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. Churches, pro-life offices, pro-life pregnancy centers, and anywhere or anyone else associated with respect for human life is fair game. The “Summer of...
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Pastoral Reflections

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  At least since the ninth century AD, the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary has been celebrated on August 15, and there is evidence of faith in the Assumption dating from much earlier than that. So in 1950, Pope Pius XII defined this faith as follows (Apostolic...
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Insurance that Would Benefit Us All

  My eldest son has moved from having a job into the world of having a career. At some point, we asked him about his benefits package, as he is fast approaching an age when he will need to provide his own insurance plan. He assured us that he has medical insurance with all...
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Insisting on Life

Luke Mechmann 1994-2022

The following is reprinted, from his blog, Stepping out of the Boat,  with permission  from our dear friend and colleague Ed Mechmann. Please keep Luke and the Mechmann family in your prayers. Eulogy for Luke [On August 3, my youngest son Luke died from an accidental drug...
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The Loss of New Life

Dear John Isaiah, Your mother and I named you after the saint, John the Baptist, whose birth we celebrated the day we lost you. Your middle name is the prophet whose words gave us so much solace at Mass that day: “The Lord called me from birth, from my mother’s womb he gave me my...
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The Business of Family Planning

  The global contraceptives market was estimated to be $22 billion in 2016  and...
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What the Abortion Argument Is About

Malcolm Muggeridge was one of Britain’s best-known authors, a prolific writer...
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The Slide to Auschwitz

  In July the City Council of Cambridge, Massachusetts, voted to petition...
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Is the IRS Targeting Prolifers?

While it is clear that the IRS has targeted Tea Party groups for special...
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