Mass Mobs Saving Catholic Churches

If we are lucky, we will learn something new every day. Well, today I was lucky. Recently I have been doing research into the early Polish-Catholic settlers of Detroit for a series of articles. These early founders of the PolishAmerican Catholic Church faced extreme prejudice and hardships,  yet they never lost sight of what was truly important: their faith. They sought solace and solidarity within…

Remember the Holocaust…

Today and tomorrow, until sundown, we are asked to remember the Holocaust. Do we remember the souls lost forever? Do we recall the inhumane torture and suffering of all captured, imprisoned, separated from loved ones? Do we remember the propaganda used to dehumanize our fellow human beings? Do we remember the lack of compassion, the desire to not become involved ‘in their war’? Do we…

Who Are You?

Do you know who you are? I do – and it has nothing to do with my height, my intellect, or my achievements. My perception is not rooted in my hair color, my weight, or my financial statements. It isn’t even based on my family genetics, makeup, or community standing.  Three words can sum up my perception of myself: I am a back-pew person. I…

Loving Our Neighbor… in an Election Year…OMG!

There are times in one’s life when a particular title will tickle your funny bone, and the one the USCCB put out about loving one’s neighbor in an Election Year caused me to chuckle out loud.  It is easy to love a neighbor who agrees with you 100% of the time, but what about the neighbor who disagrees with your vision of OUR country 50%…

Become involved in the discussion so you can understand what is at stake

A United States Federal Judge has ruled against seven states in their lawsuit to block the contraceptive coverage mandate ordered by an unelected government worker – Kathleen Sibelius.  Appointed by President Obama, and not elected by the people, this woman is unilaterally dismantling the religious freedoms our founding fathers fought so hard for in their quest to establish a country where no government can tell a…