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Marriage is an Appetizer

Marriage is an Appetizer

Marriage & Family

By Bill Donaghy

I was asked not long ago to share what I thought might be the three most powerful thoughts from Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body.

Itinerary of the Pope's trip to Cuba and the U.S.A. and his visit to the United Nations

Itinerary of the Pope's trip to Cuba and the U.S.A. and his visit to the United Nations

Living Faith

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican on Tuesday released the comprehensive itinerary for Pope Francis' journey to the United States and Cuba, including his ...

America's MOST and LEAST patriotic states in 2015

America's MOST and LEAST patriotic states in 2015 Watch

U.S.

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A recent American pride survey, published on June 29, 2015, revealed Virginia to be at the top of the current list of the most patriotic states in ...

The Ultimate Bucket List: 20 things to do before joining God in Heaven

The Ultimate Bucket List: 20 things to do before joining God in Heaven Watch

Living Faith

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Bucket listing has become a popular trend within social media sites and all over the world, ranging from reading best-selling books, to traveling to ...

Pop star Katy Perry fights with nuns over rights to convent

Pop star Katy Perry fights with nuns over rights to convent Watch

Celebrity

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Katy Perry is not only famous for her record-breaking hits, but her widely publicized feud with singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has also garnered some ...

Boko Haram kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls believed to be brainwashed and now fighting for their captors

Boko Haram kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls believed to be brainwashed and now fighting for their captors Watch

Africa

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Two hundred and nineteen girls kidnapped by Boko Haram, from the boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, are believed to have been brainwashed and now ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Genesis 21:5, Reading 1: Genesis 21:8-20, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 34:7-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 34:10-13, Gospel: Matthew 8:28-34

Bl. Junipero Serra: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Bl. Junipero Serra: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Watch

Saints

Miguel Jose Serra was born on the island of Majorca on November 24, 1713, and took the name of Junipero when in 1730, he entered the Franciscan ...

Prayer of the Chalice: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Prayers

Father, to Thee I raise my whole being, a vessel emptied of self. Accept Lord, this my emptiness, and so fill me with Thyself, Thy Light, Thy ...

Religious lawyer calls out to people of faith warning what will happen if they don't 'STAND UP' following gay marriage ruling

Religious lawyer calls out to people of faith warning what will happen if they don't 'STAND UP' following gay marriage ruling Watch

Living Faith

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Supreme Court gave in to LGBT rights advocates on June 26 and legalized same-sex marriage throughout the United States. Now the entire United ...

Modern man marvels at Inka Road -- 500-years-old, still standing - built without the wheel

Modern man marvels at Inka Road -- 500-years-old, still standing - built without the wheel Watch

Americas

Modern man has a lot to learn from the ancient Incas. As a testament to their engineering and water management skills, the great Inka Road - more ...

NEW FURRY CRITTER: Hairy-chested crab found trolling at over 7000 feet deep in Antarctic hydrothermal vents identified

NEW FURRY CRITTER: Hairy-chested crab found trolling at over 7000 feet deep in Antarctic hydrothermal vents identified Watch

Green

The Kiwa tyleri is a furry breed of crab that is only found in the hydrothermal vents in Antarctica. The species can only thrive in water that ...

Supreme Court 'unwrote laws of nature' GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee declares

Supreme Court 'unwrote laws of nature' GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee declares Watch

Politics & Policy

Saying that the Supreme Court tried to "unwrite the laws of nature and the laws of nature's God" when it legalized gay marriage across the nation ...

'They will stand behind lying Brian Williams, but won't stand behind people that tell it like it is': Donald Trump fired from NBC for controversial immigrant statements

'They will stand behind lying Brian Williams, but won't stand behind people that tell it like it is': Donald Trump fired from NBC for controversial immigrant statements Watch

Politics & Policy

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

NBC has made the decision to cut ties with Donald Trump, over his political view and controversial statements regarding immigration, made during his ...

What ALL Americans need to know about the California drought

What ALL Americans need to know about the California drought Watch

Green

Entering its fourth year, the water shortage in California is being described as "extreme to exceptional drought." Everyone is expected to ...

Jun 28 - Homily: Go to Confession and Receive your Healing

Jun 28 - Homily: Go to Confession and Receive your Healing Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

This is a reflection given by Fr. Andre M. Feain on the readings for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, June 28th 2015. Ave Maria! Mass: 13th Sunday ...

Jun 28 - Homily: Spiritual Death of Our Nation

Jun 28 - Homily: Spiritual Death of Our Nation Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Our nation is suffering a spiritual death which can only be revived be restoring its spiritual life. Ave Maria! Mass: 13th Sunday in Ordinary ...

Monday, June 29 - Homily: Following Christ's Vicar

Monday, June 29 - Homily: Following Christ's Vicar Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Joachim on how we have so many opportunities to heroically follow the Vicar of Christ, the pope in these difficult times.

Scientists discover amazing corals that adapt to climate change

Scientists discover amazing corals that adapt to climate change Watch

Green

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Scientists have cross-bred corals coming from different latitude with variety of temperatures underwater and found that there are some corals that ...

When is the best time to take out Social Security?

When is the best time to take out Social Security? Watch

Politics & Policy

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Financial advisers usually advice their clients to take Social Security benefits at the age of 70 for maximum growth. However, it is found that most ...

Life on Mars: Are humans one step closer to living on Mars?

Life on Mars: Are humans one step closer to living on Mars? Watch

Green

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

With the pressing idea that humans have to find suitable life outside Earth in mind, many projects and experiments are being conducted to find a ...

Hundreds of iPhone users hit with worrisome 'blue screen of death'

Hundreds of iPhone users hit with worrisome 'blue screen of death' Watch

Technology

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Complaints have piled up against Apple iPhones, reaching social media, after several iPhones of various models were hit by the "blue screen of death" ...

Junior lifeguard competition cancelled after 15 great white sharks spotted swimming near shore in California beach

Junior lifeguard competition cancelled after 15 great white sharks spotted swimming near shore in California beach Watch

U.S.

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The NorCal Junior Lifeguards competition was cancelled following the reported sightings of at least 15 great white sharks swimming near the shore in ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Genesis 19:15-29, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 26:2-3, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 26:9-12, Gospel: Matthew 8:23-27

First Martyrs of the See of Rome: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

First Martyrs of the See of Rome: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Saints

The holy men and women are also called the “Protomartyrs of Rome.” They were accused of burning Rome by Nero , who burned Rome to cover his own ...

Good Night My Guardian Angel: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Prayers

Good night, my Guardian Angel, The day has sped away; Well spent or ill, its story Is written down for aye. And now, of God's kind ...

Fear of ISIS expansion along U.S. border grows

Fear of ISIS expansion along U.S. border grows Watch

U.S.

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The United States is considering the possible breach in the security of its southern borders. With drugs, illegal immigrants and several illegal ...

United States Population: More minority children than whites, more whites dying than being born

United States Population: More minority children than whites, more whites dying than being born Watch

U.S.

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The United States' population is composed of Americans and millions of immigrants and foreigners considered to be part of the "minority group." As ...

'Holy Grail' recovered after stolen by burglars

'Holy Grail' recovered after stolen by burglars Watch

Living Faith

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A year after it was stolen, the police finally recovered a wooden relic believed by some to be the Holy Grail. In July 2014, the invaluable medieval ...

Lazy lifestyles pose dangerous and deadly threat to today's generation

Lazy lifestyles pose dangerous and deadly threat to today's generation Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

You might not be entirely aware, but according to the World Health Organization, physical inactivity is now the fourth most notorious global killer. ...

5 wonderful facts about sunscreen that you didn't know

5 wonderful facts about sunscreen that you didn't know Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The need to use sunscreen is something emphasized everyday, not only by dermatologists but also by the beauty industry, media, etc. It's basically ...

SHOCKING: Woman confesses to killing her EIGHT newborns and hiding the corpses in her home

SHOCKING: Woman confesses to killing her EIGHT newborns and hiding the corpses in her home Watch

Marriage & Family

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Dominique Cottrez, a 51-year-old French nurse, has confessed to killing her eight newborn babies, fearing they were from her incestuous relationship ...