“Go into all the world & share the Good News” Mark 16
Today’s Mass Readings.
SAINT OF THE DAY
Saint Peter Ou
FIVE REASONS VIRGINIA IS THE STATE TO WATCH ON ELECTION NIGHT 2023
The Virginia legislative elections are a precursor to the US 2024 presidential elections, contested by Democrats and Republicans in the traditionally blue state. Abortion and early voting measures are key issues, with the Governor Glenn Youngkin a vital player and potential Republican star in the race.
WHY IS ST. JUDE THE PATRON OF IMPOSSIBLE CASES?
Jude Thaddeus is recognized as the patron saint of hopeless cases. He preached in various locations, wrote an epistle in the New Testament, and denounced heretics.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN GAVE GENDER-TRANSITION SURGERIES WITHOUT PROPER CONSENT: LAWSUIT
Two Wisconsin surgeons are being sued for performing a double mastectomy and removing the uterus of a patient without proper consent. The patient had previously undergone the procedures to affirm her gender identity but later reversed it. The lawsuit claims that the woman self-diagnosed her gender dysphoria, and the doctors failed to independently diagnose her, resulting in malpractice and discrimination. The surgery also impacted her family planning.
WHAT TO DO IN THE FACE OF EVIL
The prayer of exiled people in Babylon highlights corporate confession and penance, recognizing disobedience and the importance of heeding God’s voice. Repentance for oneself and others can bring about positive change and peace, as emphasized by Our Lady of Fatima.
THE HOLY EUCHARIST: A LOVE THAT KNOWS NO BOUNDS
God seeks to unite with us and established sacraments like the Holy Eucharist, which nourish and guide us through life’s challenges. Christ’s presence remains with us always and will never abandon us.
THE EVOLUTION OF T.S. ELIOT
T.S. Eliot was a poet of the early twentieth century whose writing embodied a vision of moral worth and order in a chaotic world. His trajectory of poetry moved from dark nihilism to hope, reflecting his journey towards faith. Though his works are marked by suffering, grace brings life and fullness to his writing.
OHIOANS: DON’T BE DECEIVED ABOUT ISSUE ONE!
Issue 1 allows for abortion at any stage, non-doctors to perform abortions, and doesn’t require parental consent/notification for minors while leaving the term “health” undefined. The author encourages Ohioans to vote against it.
PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION FROM OUR LADY OF THE MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT SHRINE, MIDDLETOWN, NEW JERSEY
Catholics for Catholics aims to provide easy access to nuns or monks for prayer requests, as this resource is no longer easily available due to various factors. The organization believes that prayer is essential for the soul and wants to reconnect people with these prayerful individuals who spend their lives in devotion.
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