Priest refers to beautiful old Catholic churches as “monstrosities”.

But as neighborhoods have changed and parishioners have migrated toward the suburbs, grand buildings like St. Philip Neri have become a drain on the archdiocese’s budget. The building is now ensconced in scaffolding, and most of its 1,700 seats stay empty on Sundays.

“A lot of the work done in the past, we’re now correcting,” said the Rev. Thomas Belanger, pastor of St. Philip Neri. “We’re left with nothing in the bank. With the ongoing costs of trying to heat these monstrosities, you wouldn’t build something like St. Philip Neri today.”

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Editor’s note: Is anyone else offended by this priest’s unfortunate choice of words?

Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz: Sebelius “a bitter fallen-away Catholic (who) now requires…coverage for evil and grave sin.”

Nebraska Watchdog has learned that the Catholic Bishop of Lincoln is bringing politics to the pulpit this week-end, calling out the Obama Administration’s recent move involving birth control and health insurance.

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Stand for Religious Freedom. Sign the On-Line Petition.

Please sign the petition to support Cardinal-designate Dolan and stand for religious freedom! We’ll send the petition to President Obama, members of Congress, and HHS Secretary Sebelius.

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She said her abortion was 26 years ago and it was the best thing she’d ever done. Can you image living as long as she has and the only grand achievement she can claim for herself was having an abortion two and half decades ago?

She even remembered she was 40 days gestation at the time she terminated her pregnancy. Someone who is unaffected by something does not remember those types of details. Despite her forced smile and false enthusiasm for abortion, it was plain to see her pain. That pain also has a way of physically altering our appearance as well.

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Book review: Finis Vitae – – Is “Brain Death” True Death?

By Randy Engel

“Why Does A Corpse Need Anesthesia? —
A Hundred and One Questions and Answers on the Fiction of ‘Brain Death”

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Editor’s note: The information in this article might save your life … or the life of someone you love.

When you understand all three levels of vocation and the place each one holds in the hierarchy of importance, it becomes much easier to order your life and your priorities.

The term “vocation” means much more than the standard dictionary definition of “a career path or line of work.” It is more of a “calling” than a “job.” According to John Paul II, your vocation answers the question, “Why am I alive?” Moreover, he believed, only when you’re living out your vocation can you find fulfillment in this life. Your vocation, understood, embraced, and lived, is what makes you feel truly and fully alive.

There are three different levels of vocations.

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Warren Buffett: pro-abort Anti-Christian plutocrat

To be specific, Buffett has given hundreds of millions over the years to anti-Catholic front groups like Catholics for Choice (formerly Catholics for a Free Choice) and its sister organization in Latin America, Catholics for the Right to Decide. In 2010, the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation alone gave $759,822 to the former, and almost $1.7 million to the latter. These letter-head organizations wouldn’t exist if they depended on donations from members—they don’t have any—they exist because of the likes of Warren Buffett.

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