“A soul which does not practice the exercise of prayer is very like a paralyzed body which, though possessing feet and hands, makes no use of them.” -St. Alphonsus Liguori
The year 1968 remains a watershed moment in an era of revolution and upheaval.
With the world engulfed in social, political and especially sexual upheaval, the year witnessed the brutal rejection of a relatively brief papal document that sought to clarify the Church’s teachings on family life and the regulation of births. Humanae Vitae (The Regulation of Birth) remains one of the most polarizing papal encyclicals of all time, but also one of the most prophetic in foreseeing vividly the immense dangers of a contraceptive culture that ultimately came to pass.
Every time I get in my car and travel to an unknown location, I do one simple thing to get there. I plug the address into my GPS. The GPS determines my location, my destination, the amount of time to get there, and the route. Once this is all calculated, I simply click ‘start’ and I am on my way. I put the GPS in the holder of my car and drive. Almost every time, I get to the exact location that I was desiring and the navigation system even got me there with the quickest path. Continue reading
Join us this summer for a week full of fun and faith!
Grades 1-6 • July 23-27 • 9:00am-2:15pm Grades 7-12 • July 22-26 • 7:00pm-9:15pm
Cost is $20 per student or $45 for a family.
Registration forms are available through St Thomas Parish. Call 815-232-3225 for more details!
St. Paul here we come! We’re heading back to Minnesota this year for the Steubenville Youth Conference, being held from July 27-29. This conference is open to grades 9-12.
This is a fun-filled, energetic, and life-changing weekend getaway filled with Mass, speakers, and Adoration.
For more information contact Gabby at 815-277-9722, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.