By Dave Andrusko “Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.”—Martin Luther King, Jr. I learned decades ago when I first enlisted that the genius of our Movement is that among its ranks are people from every walk of life who may disagree about virtually everything else but who …Continue reading "On this National Day of Prayer….."
Americans have always found power and unity through prayer. In 1988, the Congress, by Public Law 100-307, called on the President to issue each year a proclamation designating the first Thursday in May as a “National Day of Prayer.” Today, on this National Day of Prayer, we once again come together to give thanks to …Continue reading "President Donald J. Trump Proclaims Thursday, May 2, 2019, as a National Day of Prayer"
By Tom Grenchik, Executive Director, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities The U.S. bishops urge our participation in a nationwide Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life, each Friday from August 3 through September 28. Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York and Chairman of the U.S. Conference of …Continue reading "Catholic Bishops Call for a Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life"
By Kristine Marsh Religion in politics is seemingly so far removed from the media’s idea of normalcy that a picture of the President praying left one CNN anchor struggling to find words, Wednesday. Monday, several evangelical leaders were invited to the White House to discuss several issues including repealing ObamaCare and religious freedom. During the …Continue reading "Bewildered CNN Anchor Stunned by Image of President Trump Praying with Christian Leaders In White House"
By Dave Andrusko There are so many Yogi Berraisms that those of us old enough to remember the Hall of Fame Yankee catcher can always find several to fit any occasion. For example, the Establishment Media has pronounced the presidential contest over, not just to try to discourage Donald Trump’s followers but to increase the …Continue reading "Fifteen days out — “Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you”"
By Dave Andrusko “The Witness” is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, Iowa, and Jill Kruse is an editorial assistant. Ms. Kruse just wrote a beautiful profile of a family whose “Triplet ‘miracle’ shows the power of prayer, beauty of life.” Kruse begins her story with a recent letter sent to the Cathedral …Continue reading "Grandparents credit the power of prayer for successful births of daughter’s endangered triplets"
By Dave Andrusko This will be brief, but not because the topic is unimportant. In fact it is hard to imagine anything more important than a request that we pray for a young woman who is scheduled to have an abortion in the next 24 hours. Over the years National Right to Life has received …Continue reading "On the knife-edge between life and death"