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Month: November 2021

“We Have Forgotten God.” An Increasingly Divided Nation Would do Well to Carefully Meditate on the Thanksgiving Message of Abraham Lincoln

“We Have Forgotten God.” An Increasingly Divided Nation Would do Well to Carefully Meditate on the Thanksgiving Message of Abraham Lincoln

Kevin Burke, LSW In the midst of a brutal civil war, Abraham Lincoln called our nation to acknowledge the true source of all her blessings, and to heal the wounds of the Unite States of America.   Sarah Josepha Hale, a 74-year-old magazine editor, wrote a letter to President Lincoln on September 28, 1863, urging him to have the “day of our annual Thanksgiving made a National and fixed Union Festival.” A letter of October 1863 from Lincoln and his…

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As the Generation with the Highest Abortion Rates Enters their Golden Years, Now is the Time to Reconcile and Heal. A Different Way of Looking at Death, Judgement, and Eternal Separation from God.

As the Generation with the Highest Abortion Rates Enters their Golden Years, Now is the Time to Reconcile and Heal. A Different Way of Looking at Death, Judgement, and Eternal Separation from God.

By Kevin Burke, LSW November is a month when we remember our beloved dead, yet also meditate on our own mortality.  In the light of eternity, it is close at hand. Those moving into retirement and facing transition to their final years on this earth, are more acutely aware of this reality.   As we await the exciting anticipation of Advent, and Joys of Christmas, November is the perfect time to give attention to some long neglected areas of life that…

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MEDJUGORJE VISIONARY MIRJANA ASKED THE BLESSED MOTHER, “WHAT HAPPENS TO THE SOULS OF ABORTED CHILDREN?” What Says the Church?

MEDJUGORJE VISIONARY MIRJANA ASKED THE BLESSED MOTHER, “WHAT HAPPENS TO THE SOULS OF ABORTED CHILDREN?” What Says the Church?

By Kevin Burke, LSW November 2nd we commemorate All Souls Day, a holy day set aside to honor, and pray for the souls of our beloved dead. Those who have lost a child to abortion, may wonder, “What happens to the soul of an unbaptized baby after death?” In 2007 a document was issued by the Church’s International Theological Commission clarifying that the concept of limbo reflected an unduly restrictive view of salvation: “The conclusion of this study is that…

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Struggling with Feelings of Betrayal, Anger, and Spiritual Confusion after the Meeting between Joe Biden and Pope Francis? Saint Lucia of Fatima Can Help.

Struggling with Feelings of Betrayal, Anger, and Spiritual Confusion after the Meeting between Joe Biden and Pope Francis? Saint Lucia of Fatima Can Help.

By Kevin Burke, LSW October 29th was a day of shock, discouragement, and intense anger among many prolife Catholics across the U.S.  President Joe Biden came away from his private meeting with Pope Francis Friday saying the pontiff told him he was a “good Catholic” and should keep receiving Communion.  Biden said the topic of abortion was not part of their exchange; “We just talked about the fact he was happy that I was a good Catholic and I should…

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