Education

What We Heard From Our President

Today, for the first time ever, a President of the United States spoke in person at the March for Life Rally. Here are some excerpts from his speech which should…

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Friday Morning Homily: Archbishop Carlson with High School Students

This is Archbishop Carlson’s 14th March for Life. When I saw him early this morning, I went up to shake his hand, and he quickly withdrew, because he has a…

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Friday Morning Homily: Bishop Rivituso with 8th Graders

This morning, Bishop Rivituso celebrated Mass for the 8th graders. His message was one of mission. In today’s Gospel, we read about how Jesus appointed the 12 apostles that they…

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Our 2020 Pilgrimage Begins!

Tonight, 197 teenagers and adults – and many of their family members and friends –gathered at St. Joseph Parish in Cottleville, MO; they began their journey to the March for…

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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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New Data on Abortion: Mixed News

The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently released its report on abortion in the U.S. based on data from the 2013 calendar year. The trends in abortion are a mixture of…

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Seven Things You Should Know About Homelessness

Homelessness. It’s a problem many of us try to pretend isn’t there. Maybe you’ve seen men and women standing at busy intersections with a cardboard sign saying, “Homeless. Anything helps.”…

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Pro-Life vs. Pro-Birth

For many, saying that they are pro-life can lose its meaning over time.  It becomes less of a passion and more of an idle label; we forget what it truly…

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4 Things to Know about the Whole Woman’s Health Verdict

On June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court announced its decision in a case called Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, arguably one of the most important judicial decisions regarding abortion since…

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What Does the Catholic Church Teach About Euthanasia?

Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are increasingly being considered as acceptable choices to end one’s life. Cases such as Brittney Maynard have put a public face on this issue. We rightly…

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