May 17, 2016

National Prayer Breakfast Closing Prayer

Heavenly Father, we are created in your image and endowed by you with dignity and freedom. We praise and thank you for these gifts so fundamental to our humanity, gifts that have been redeemed and purified by your Son’s death and Resurrection. Even as we give you thanks, O Father, we also beseech your compassion...
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Obama directive on transgender access to facilities ‘deeply disturbing’

The Obama administration’s May 13 directive on transgender access to bathrooms “that treats ‘a student’s gender identity as the student’s sex’ is deeply disturbing,” said the chairmen of two U.S. Catholic bishops’ committees.
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In French interview, pope talks about religious freedom, abuse crisis

Governments work best when they are secular, not confessional, but they must give ample space for people to express their religious beliefs, including by respecting the right of conscientious objection, Pope Francis told the French Catholic newspaper La Croix.
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Don’t mind me. I’m just the delinquent Mystery Reader who barely makes it to kindergarten on time

As I’m skimming my calendar for the day, I see meeting, meeting, meeting, Mystery Reader, meeting…. Mystery Reader? Wait, what? In our younger son’s kindergarten classroom? TODAY? Why would I have signed up to be the secret, surprise reader in kindergarten during the busiest work week of the
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