SAYING GOODBYE: Website on End-of-Life Issues Is a Critical Resource for Catholics

Now and At the Hour of My Death

The New York Catholic Conference, with a generous grant from Our Sunday Visitor, has announced an important website which explains end-of-life issues from a Catholic can help individuals facing the end of life and their families to navigate the end-of-life questions and challenges, and bring peace to a stressful situation. The site provides links to trustworthy resources, guidance, and support from Catholic sources all across the country.The site isn't ju … [Read more...]

Twins Born 87 Days Apart–And That 23-Week-Old Newborn Is Astonishing!

Twins born 87 days apart

Amy Elliott was only 1 lb. 3 oz. when she was born four months early, leaving her twin sister Katie behind in the womb.  The Daily Mail reported the story of the Irish twins whose unusual births 87 days apart have set a Guinness World Record for "the longest interval between the births of twins." Tiny Amy was born on June 1, 2012, after her mother's water broke prematurely.  She was not expected to live--but she did, and she was joined by her 5 lb., 10 oz. sister Katie 87 days later.  L … [Read more...]

The Unfortunate Chronology of Melissa Gilbert’s Breasts: Size Doesn’t Matter

By NBC Television Network (eBay item photo front photo back) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

So Half-Pint had a boob job.  And then she didn't. Melissa Gilbert is best known for her role as Laura, the bonneted daughter of a devout farmer (played by Michael Landon) in the popular TV series based on Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House on the Prairie." Gilbert appeared today on Good Morning America to talk her recent surgery to have her breast implants surgically removed. *     *     *     *     * The chronology of the star's notable breasts goes something like this:Gilbert was, … [Read more...]