O God, throughout the ages you have called women and men to pursue lives of perfect charity through the evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity, and obedience. During this Year of Consecrated Life, we give you thanks for these courageous witnesses of Faith and models of inspiration. Their pursuit of holy lives teaches us to make a more perfect offer- ing of ourselves to you. Continue to enrich your Church by calling forth sons and daugh- ters who, having found the pearl of great price, treasure the Kingdom of Heaven above all things. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
To many pro-life advocates, the delay is what one activist called "a slap in the face." House leadership had promised that a vote on H.R. 36, which would make it illegal to abort a baby that can feel pain, would coincide with the annual March for Life.
Joe Lombardi, grandson of legendary football coach Vince Lombardi, talks about the legacy of faith and service his grandfather built for his family and the value of membership in the Knights of Columbus.
A book on coming closer to Christ in daily life.
By Susan Conroy, popular EWTN television host who has worked with Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta - In her latest book Coming to Christ: Resting in His Love (Our Sunday Visitor), Conroy points to five extraordinary encounters of faith that intersect with ordinary daily living and, in the process, allow us to relax with the Lord.
By receiving God’s love and sharing it with others, we can make the light of heaven visible on earth
by Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori
So what does this mean for the Knights of Columbus? Let me suggest that the four principles of our beloved Order are four keys to living the life of heaven..