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Pro-Life Heroes: St. Maximilian Kolbe

On August 14, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of St. Maximilian Kolbe. He is a pro-life hero and an example of someone who was willing to give up his…

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Service: Being a Witness of Christ

I work at a local restaurant in my small town in Missouri. I just recently took off a week of work to go on a service trip with a youth group…

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Living on a Prayer: The Value of Prayer in a Pro-Life Lifestyle

When one thinks of being pro-life, you usually thinks of activities: participating in the March for Life, protesting outside abortion clinics, etc. For some, these important actions are not possible…

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Being a Pro-Life Feminist

Because of your race, religion, political affiliation, gender and background, people will develop snap judgments about you. It is often unfortunate, but inevitable in current society. Such assumptions about your…

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Pro-Life Heroes: Saint Gianna Molla

“Whatever God wants.” -Saint Gianna Molla If you haven’t heard Gianna’s story yet, she’s definitely worth learning about. Saint Gianna Molla is one of the greatest modern-day saints we have,…

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Physician-Assisted Suicide Matters for Teens

Physician-assisted suicide is attacking human dignity.  In a culture that says our value is based upon what we have and what we do, it is important to take a stand…

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What Van Gogh Can Teach Us About Human Life

A while back, I was visiting the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, where Vincent Van Gogh’s painting, Starry Night, resides. After scouring three stories of the building,…

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Out of Darkness, Light

One of the most beautiful sights during Holy Week is at the Easter Vigil Mass. After the Easter fire is blessed, the Paschal candle is lit and brought into the…

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Serving Others in Lent: The Power of Showing Up

I get to experience this Lent through the eyes of a new convert to the faith. Two of my friends, Riley and Nathan, are getting baptized at the Easter Vigil.…

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Get Involved: Be a Respect Life Intern

For those living in St. Louis, working as a Respect Life Intern is a fantastic way to serve the pro-life movement.  It is a practical way to serve a movement…

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