criminalizing having morals…

... The Colombian government has announced that it will fine a Catholic hospital for refusing to perform an abortion, according to local news reports.The Saint Ignatius University Hospital, a Jesuit institution, was asked for an abortion in 2008 by a woman whose unborn child suffered from non-lethal defects, including hydrocephaly. They refused on grounds of "collective conscience."The woman, Yolima Bernal, ultimately received a late-term abortion in another hospital. After an investigation of … [Read more...]

Stephano Lochner, Madonna of the Rose Bush. … [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thecrescat/2009/05/1832.html

...no Catholics were inebriated in the making of this post. … [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thecrescat/2009/05/1833.html

For you my soul thirsts, like a land parched, lifeless, and without water…

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today’s theme song brought to you by…

... hey little apple blossomwhat seems to be the problemall the ones you tell your troubles tothey don't really care for you... ... no, they don't really care for you. … [Read more...]

behold the holy Virgin

Jans Sint Geertgen c.1480We behold the holy Virgin, a shining lamp appearing to those in darkness; for, kindling the Immaterial Light, she guideth all to divine knowledge, she illumineth minds with radiance, and is honored by our shouting these things...From the Akathistos to the Mother of God. … [Read more...]

something for every day of May…

Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio c.1490 … [Read more...]

today I feel…

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redefining motherhood…

... again, Happy Mother's Day to the faithful religious women who give their lives in service to others nurturing with motherly love. … [Read more...]


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