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Living Faith

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a holiday filled with family and food, often spent on televised parades and football, and naps after lunch. Kids play ...

Here's 3,000 reasons why Obama just made illegal immigrants more attractive to your employer

Here's 3,000 reasons why Obama just made illegal immigrants more attractive to your employer Watch

U.S.

President Obama's new amnesty plan is going to have some drastic effects that most American's aren't aware of, one that may just get you kicked ...

Fr. Randy Sly on Thanksgiving and Our Roots of Faith

Fr. Randy Sly on Thanksgiving and Our Roots of Faith

U.S.

By Fr. Randy Sly

Thanksgiving Day has become a time when we watch parades and then take in large amounts of food and football. According to some calculations, 46 ...

Thanksgiving Day: We are Still One Nation - Under God

Thanksgiving Day: We are Still One Nation - Under God Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

This week the people of the United States of America struggle to find a way through the trauma we are experiencing in the wake of the riots in ...

China is taking the lead in the figh against Ebola with a brand new, 100-bed, medical facility

China is taking the lead in the figh against Ebola with a brand new, 100-bed, medical facility Watch

Africa

China has stepped up its efforts in the battle against Ebola in West Africa, opening a new treatment center in Liberia that can hold 100 patients.

If You Have To Paint, Make It A Painting Party

If You Have To Paint, Make It A Painting Party

Blog

By Jackie Stammen

It's been a really long time since I lasted posted on here, but I haven't forgotten about this blog. 

Daily Readings for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 98:7-9, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 98:1-3, Gospel: Ephesians 21:12-19

St. John Berchmans: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

St. John Berchmans: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Watch

Saints

Eldest son of a shoemaker, John was born at Diest, Brabant. He early wanted to be a priest, and when thirteen became a servant in the household of ...

Act of Contrition #10: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Prayers

Oh my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended thee. I detest all my sins because of your just punishments, but most of all because they ...

Evangelical, Missionary Pope Francis Calls Europe to Return to Jesus Christ and Christian Roots

Evangelical, Missionary Pope Francis Calls Europe to Return to Jesus Christ and Christian Roots Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I believe that Europe has many resources for going forward. It's like a sickness that Europe has today. A wound. And the greatest resource is the ...

Acknowledging Unknown Soldier over known soldiers: Over 1.2 million veterans lack health insurance

Acknowledging Unknown Soldier over known soldiers: Over 1.2 million veterans lack health insurance Watch

U.S.

As many leave laurels at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the United States refuses to acknowledge the health and benefits of known soldiers. ...

Unborn, terminally ill and elderly are treated as objects in Europe, Pope Francis says

Unborn, terminally ill and elderly are treated as objects in Europe, Pope Francis says Watch

Living Faith

"Despite talk of human rights, too many people are treated as objects in Europe: unborn, terminally ill, and the elderly," Pope Francis said. ...

Father William Nolan appointed by Pope Francis as Bishop of Galloway

Father William Nolan appointed by Pope Francis as Bishop of Galloway Watch

Europe

Pope Francis has appointed Father William Nolan, vicar general of Motherwell, as Bishop of Galloway. Father Nolan says he is "over-awed" by the ...

Agreement between Vatican and China remains far from certainty

Agreement between Vatican and China remains far from certainty Watch

Asia Pacific

While there appear warming overtures both between the Vatican and China, seemingly insurmountable differences remain. The general consensus is ...

Brain weak spot that causes Alzheimer's begins in late adolescence

Brain weak spot that causes Alzheimer's begins in late adolescence Watch

Health

According to scientists in the United Kingdom, the human brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. Researchers pinpointed ...

Nov 26 - Homily: The Most Important Cause in the World!

Nov 26 - Homily: The Most Important Cause in the World! Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Father starts with giving us an overview of the life of today's Franciscan saint, St. Leonard of Port Maurice. While not well known, his work has ...

Nov 26 - Homily: St. Leonard and the Stations of the Cross

Nov 26 - Homily: St. Leonard and the Stations of the Cross Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Elias on how St. Leonard of Port Maurice did so much to promote the devotion of the Stations of the Cross, showing how meditating on the Cross ...

Ferguson in flames as policeman who shot, killed teenager found not guilty

Ferguson in flames as policeman who shot, killed teenager found not guilty Watch

U.S.

People have responded to violence - with violence. After Police Officer Darren Wilson was been cleared of all charges in the shooting death of ...

Tuesday, November 25 - Homily: St Catherine, Martyr

Tuesday, November 25 - Homily: St Catherine, Martyr Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Joachim on the extraordinary life of St Catherine of Alexandria who gave tremendous witness to the faith during the last of the persecutions ...

Signs of desperation: Islamic State offers rewards for capture of foreign 'spies'

Signs of desperation: Islamic State offers rewards for capture of foreign 'spies' Watch

Middle East

While leaders of the Islamic State have claimed that the airstrikes by the U.S. and coalition allies are ineffective, it has garnered a reaction ...

Women beware! This fibroid removal process could just cost you your life!

Women beware! This fibroid removal process could just cost you your life! Watch

Health

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning women and physicians about a gynecologic device that has given women cancer.

Abortion as a contraceptive? The ugly truth of abortion in Vietnam

Abortion as a contraceptive? The ugly truth of abortion in Vietnam Watch

Asia Pacific

A report from Vietnam's Hanoi Central Obstetrics Hospital has revealed that 40% of all pregnancies in Vietnam end in abortion, a figure that is ...

Priest in Ferguson reports deep mistrust between groups fueling tension

Priest in Ferguson reports deep mistrust between groups fueling tension Watch

U.S.

A Catholic priest assigned to Ferguson, MO, spoke with Vatican Radio about the "festering" mistrust between the populace and police.

Daily Readings for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 98:1-3, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 98:7-9, Gospel: Ephesians 21:12-19

St. Catherine of Alexandria: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, November 25, 2014

St. Catherine of Alexandria: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Watch

Saints

St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr whose feast day is November 25th. She is the patroness of philosophers and preachers. St. Catherine ...

Guardian Angel Prayer #3: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Prayers

(This is a Mother's Prayer to the Guardian Angels of her children) I humbly salute you, O you faithful, heavenly Friends of my children! I ...

Church recognizes six new saints as Pope Francis canonizes in Sunday ceremony, speaking about how we too shall be judged

Church recognizes six new saints as Pope Francis canonizes in Sunday ceremony, speaking about how we too shall be judged Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis has canonized six new saints, two Indians and four Italians, praising their lives as "extraordinary" and reminding us all that we will ...

Pakistani court rules that Christian woman will be put to death

Pakistani court rules that Christian woman will be put to death Watch

Middle East

A high court in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore has confirmed the death sentence of a Christian woman who was convicted of blasphemy, ...

Pope Francis appoints Robert Sarah to head the Vatican's congregation of liturgical practices

Pope Francis appoints Robert Sarah to head the Vatican's congregation of liturgical practices Watch

Europe

Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea has been appointed the new head for the Vatican congregation that oversees and determines the liturgical ...

20 minors rescued in India child-trafficking bust

20 minors rescued in India child-trafficking bust Watch

Asia Pacific

A massive police crackdown on organized child trafficking has led to the arrest of 10 child traffickers and the rescue of 20 minors in India.

Rome's Colosseum to host cultural events again

Rome's Colosseum to host cultural events again Watch

Europe

It once hosted bloody sports galore, with gladiators fighting to the death as well as Christians being thrown to the lions. Now, Rome, Colosseum ...

Guliani/ Dyson Debate: Racism is Sin. Legitimate Social Analysis and Questions are Not

Guliani/ Dyson Debate: Racism is Sin. Legitimate Social Analysis and Questions are Not Watch

U.S.

By Keith A. Fournier

I do not believe that the comments of the former Mayor of New York revealed racism or what the Professor of Sociology called "white supremacy". ...