Hobby Lobby Victory, and Other Stuff to Pray For (UPDATED)

Hobby Lobby victory

Hobby Lobby wins!  The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning that the family-owned business will not be required to abide by the HHS Mandate, which requires employers to cover the cost of contraceptives for their employees.Join with me in a prayer of thanks at this ruling.But let's remember, too, to continue our prayers for this nation.  The Court did not unanimously see the logic in Hobby Lobby's reasoned objection to offering free contraceptives and abortifacients.  In fact, the de … [Read more...]

St. Joseph’s Near Detroit’s Eastern Market Gets Help Through the “Mass Mob” Movement

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St. Joseph Catholic Church stands across the street from Detroit's historic Eastern Market.  The 141-year-old church has a proud history serving the German settlers in Detroit; but in recent years, a failing economy and shifting population have meant financial uncertainty for the beautiful edifice.Enter the Mass Mob Movement.Patterned after a similar program in Buffalo, Detroit's "Mass Mobs" attend weekend liturgies one Sunday each month at a struggling inner city church, bringing needed … [Read more...]

An Atheist’s Last Stand: Jennifer Fulwiler’s Journey to the Catholic Church

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"What was wrong with me that I had to leave a place that I loved in many ways because I couldn't be around religious people?  Why was I always so close to an existential crisis that I couldn't function like a normal person?  Nobody struggled with that kind of thing.  The other atheists I knew didn't seem to have any problem with the fleetingness of human life.  I'd never met anyone else who seemed troubled by the insanity of religious fervor, or who had their thoughts constantly drifting in t … [Read more...]


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