HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAD! This One’s For You!

My father Roy “Bud” Davis, had he not succumbed to cancer in his early 40s, would be 84 years old today.Dad was a man of faith and high moral principles.  He was a quiet man, even stoic—but Dad was not afraid to challenge someone who skidded across his clear line of acceptable behavior.  For example, he could not abide a man who would use the Lord’s name in vain.  Dad belonged to the Holy Name Society—and when he occasionally heard someone, even a stranger, speak the name of the Son of God in … [Read more...]

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WHAT DO YOU TELL YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT THE EASTER BUNNY?

Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, on which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-2 Stop and think about this.  No, really!  Read it twice.  Think about it.It sounds pretty important, doesn’t it?I bring this up because a poll published by The Barna Group in March 2010 shows that when asked what Easter is about, only 37% of … [Read more...]

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READER’S CHOICE: What Do YOU Want to Read About? VOTE NOW!

OK, your chance to weigh in:  Please take a minute to vote!  What do YOU most want to read about on a Catholic blog? Here are the categories: ✓ Faith matters:  liturgy, sacraments, prayer, explanations of doctrine ✓ Political matters:  Congressional actions, political candidates, the military, ✓ Cultural matters:  film, television, literature and the arts ✓ Family matters:  marriage, childrearing, education, cooking ✓ Humor:  the everyday humor in family life [poll id="3"]When the Catholic Bl … [Read more...]

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