Tag: Pro-Life

The Path of Life or Death

Some years ago a fisherman—someone we’ll call Pete—was in a rowboat out on a bay that connected to the ocean. It was a quiet night, except for a loud-mouthed man on a yacht anchored in the bay; because of his incoherent singing and shouting, it was...

To Be Pro-Life in Every Aspect of Our Lives

In 1989 a Christian relief organization named World Vision began an assistance project in the African nation of Ethiopia, building an irrigation system for the impoverished residents of a remote, arid valley. The relief workers had to contend not...

The Feast of the Visitation: Then and Now

On Tuesday, May 31st, we celebrated the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In this Feast we commemorate the Virgin Mary’s famous visit to her cousin, Elizabeth, which is beautifully recorded in Luke’s gospel (1:39–56). The account...

It is Not Hard to Find the Truth

One day a man stopped by an apartment building to visit a long-time friend of his, an older woman named Mabel who was a music teacher. He greeted her by saying, “Hey, Mabel, what’s the good news today?” Mabel stood up, silently walked across the...

Why Have Our Prayers Gone Unanswered?

Right now, I am rather stunned. For the last four years we have had the most pro-life president this country has ever had, Donald J. Trump. On the other hand, Joe Biden, a professed “practicing Catholic,” has stated that, “If...

Our Fundamental Choice

Shockingly, some of us have yet to ask ourselves why Planned Parenthood, NARAL, ACLU, NOW and other rabidly pro-abortion groups are adamantly, fiercely opposed to any law that would require women planning to abort to watch the ultrasound of the baby...

A Seamless Contradiction

Two unseemly connected fields have long played a major role in my life outside of my family home. I have been a baseball fan since 1952. I have been writing and even teaching about baseball for just under a half century. I have been active in the...