Archive for December, 2012

by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur Our pastor shared this story at Mass on Sunday: As many parishes do at Christmas time, a parish in New York was having a pageant acting out the Nativity story. A little boy named Tom was taking part. He was mentally disabled, but was very excited to be in the pageant. He […]

This short video shows what happened recently in Ireland in response to recent events, media speculation as to whether the Irish government will bring in abortion to a country which has always been united against one issue – abortion.  And yet, the strong prolife movement remains vocal and positive.  It is great to see.   Pass […]

St. Lucy   Lucy’s name means “light”, with the same root as “lucid” which means “clear, radiant, understandable.” Unfortunately for us, Lucy’s history does not match her name. Shrouded in the darkness of time, all we really know for certain is that this brave woman who lived in Syracuse lost her life in the persecution […]



Let us remember in our prayers this Christmas all those who are hurting from abortion and thank God for all those women who have the courage to speak up, despite their pain, against abortion.  

When we reflect on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe we learn two important lessons, one of faith and one of understanding. Missionaries who first came to Mexico with the conquistadors had little success in the beginning. After nearly a generation, only a few hundred Native Mexicans had converted to the Christian faith. Whether they simply did not understand what the missionaries […]

Every year all of us need to reminded about what Christmas is really about and here’s a video to do just that! Pass it on – don’t keep it to your self, go on spread that Good News!  

Reading Rebecca Downs post on the Live Action blog reminded me of different thoughts that have stuck me recently regarding the question of whether we are dealing with human life when a woman is pregnant.  Ms Downs quotes the National Geographic in the Womb, to establish what we are dealing with, Once within the egg […]

A father’s poem to his beloved post-abortive 16-year-old The urge to tell my daughter what’s gnawing at my gut. The agony of watching her slide toward a one-way rut; There’s nothing quite so devastating to the father’s mind As finding out he’s dropped-the-ball and now his girl’s entwined. In mental anguish, doubt and fear — […]

This is taken from a blog of an American mother of 14 children who has a fantastic view of her children and the situations she finds herself in.  Here’s a snippet of one of her postings which made us laugh and reminds us of the joys of children. We normally sit in the back row at […]