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John would not back down concerning the truth about marriage. He faced a ruler who became outraged over that fact and turned the wrath of his worldly power against him. When John became aware that his life was in danger, he could have remained silent. But he knew, as we do, that the truths we proclaim are not just our "religious convictions", they are revealed by God through a Natural Moral Law. They pave the path to freedom and goodness for every man, woman, child and culture. He was a man willing to lose human respect. He also lost his life. Are willing to imitate his courage in our own day?
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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Jeremiah 33:14-16
"Look, the days are coming, Yahweh declares, when I shall ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 25:4-5, 8-9, 10, 14
DIRECT me in your ways, Yahweh, and teach me your paths. ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 21:25-28, 34-36
'There will be signs in the sun and moon and stars; on earth ... Read More

Reading 2, First Thessalonians 3:12--4:2
May the Lord increase and enrich your love for each other and ... Read More

Saint of the Day

November 29 Saint of the Day

St. Saturninus
November 29: St. Saturninus Bishop of Toulouse and Martyr November 29 A.D. ... Read More