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Calligrapher of Life


Thomas Brejcha and George McKenna October 12, 2023

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

North Carolina and Nebraska Pass 12-week Abortion Bans

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

In Praise of Things Breaking Down

Pastoral Reflections: Fr. Gerald F. Murray

Thy Will Be Done


Spring 2023

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

It's Abortion, Stupid!


Mary's Month

BLOG: John Grondelski

Opting Out of Mother's Day

BLOG: Peter Pavia

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Where Do We Go from Dobbs?

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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Abortion and Magical Legal Thinking

  The pro-abortion bitter-enders in the legal community are continuing to thrash about in search of a magic spell that will resurrect Roe v. Wade. Their latest attempt is the absurd proposition that abortion is guaranteed by the Thirteenth Amendment. That’s right, the Civil...
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State Constitutions and Abortion Rights

    When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, they returned the battle over abortion rights to the states. Since then, there has been a lot of activity in state legislatures either to expand or restrict abortion. Some state laws that pre-dated Roe, or which were...
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Free Speech Prevails in Texas

  Aw, come on, we know what free speech is. It’s the duly enshrined right of the Left to malign the Right as retrograde, regressive, reactionary, with some “o” words thrown in, like oppressive. Whereas the Right’s right to come back at the Left operates only in the...
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Back on the Chain Gang

  There’s an old fable in Japan titled Ubasuteyama, or “Throw-Away-Grandma Mountain.” There are two versions. The one I know best is as follows: There’s a mountain—Throw-Away-Grandma Mountain—where people from a nearby village abandon their aged parents when the parents can...
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Pastoral Reflections


  For the wicked boasts of the desires of his soul, and the one greedy for gain curses and renounces the LORD. In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him; all his thoughts are, “There is no God” (Psalm 10:3-4). Terrify No More, a book whose title is taken from...
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Lent: A Time for Humility and Honesty

    The sacred season of Lent, when we join in spirit with Jesus in his forty days of fasting in the desert, is upon us. We are called to contemplate the misery our sins, but more importantly, our hope in the One who died for all mankind. The reality of our sinfulness...
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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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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Forty Years after Roe: Onward We March

   “No issue in U.S. history has produced such an impressive and sustained outpouring...
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