The Nuns Who Run a Cattle Ranch

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(Photo property of NBC News) Last night, NBC News’s Erica Hill reported on a group of Benedictine nuns in Colorado who combine their prayer lives with raising cattle on a 250 acre ranch. Their home, the Abbey of St. Walburga, is a self-sustaining working farm – and now an increasingly-thriving natural beef business. Sister Maria-Walburga [Read More...]

Saving Society’s “Disposable” Kids: Filmmaker Brian Ivie Discusses “The Drop Box”

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(All photos property of The Drop Box Film/Focus on the Family) On June 20, 2011, USC filmmaking student Brian Ivie was eating his breakfast cereal and reading the Los Angeles Times when he came across a story titled “South Korean Pastor Tends an Unwanted Flock.” It shared the actions of Pastor Jong-rak Lee, who had [Read More...]

VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on Moving Past Resentment

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Are you walking around carrying resentment toward some person or situation in your life? Maybe you even feel resentment toward God. Whether you realize it or not, that resentment is a burden that’s keeping you from living a happy life. In the following video reflection, Father Jonathan Morris explores that issue by analyzing the story [Read More...]

Lent is More Than the Catholic Version of a Self-Help Program

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Here’s some wisdom from Kerry Weber in a short video entitled “What is Lent?” [Read more...]


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