20 Apr Mary’s ‘Yes’ and Ours

By Jennifer Manning Today is the feast of the Annunciation, the day on which we remember Mary’s blessed fiat, her yes, her surrender to God’s will for her life. Exactly nine months from Christmas Day we ponder what a momentous event in Mary’s life this must have...

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30 May The Unborn Baby: A Precious Opportunity for Communion

by Kerry Pound, M.D. When I was a third-year medical student beginning my rotation on obstetrics and gynecology, one of the physicians began her lecture with the following statement: “We are the only specialty that deals with two patients at once.” “Two patients”…. a simple-yet-profound statement recognizing that...

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17 Apr Mary, Mother of Saints, Mother of All

Motherhood and abortion are two topics often viewed as separate. In fact, we tend to focus almost exclusively on the child when condemning the act. However, maternal love seen as an absolute value must not be absent when addressing the tragedy of killing the unborn....

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06 Mar Offer Support, Not Abortion

New York doesn’t often lag behind other states — except when it comes to supporting women and girls facing unplanned pregnancies. State law doesn’t require that they receive full information about their options, and it does little to provide pregnant women with tangible support to...

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