Digging Deep to Build a Culture of Life

The Roots of the Truth While traveling to Hagerstown, Maryland last Saturday, I encountered highway construction. The workers were removing every level of topcoat in order to reach the underlayment. The project demanded an extensive procedure: the removal of every level down to the foundation of the highway. In order to have a level, smooth . . . Read more

Tribute to “Culture of Life” Priest, Fr. Richard Neuhaus

“The Heart of Culture is Morality” January 8th marks the passing of Father Richard J. Neuhaus (1936-2009), a crusading Culture of Life priest. One of eight children born to Lutheran missionary parents in Ontario, his large family made it perhaps inevitable he would one day embrace the cause for Life and Family. In a C-Span interview . . . Read more

The Gospel of Life in Hungary and Romania

I recently had the privilege of organizing a pro-life mission trip in Eastern Europe with HLI president Father Shenan Boquet. We are always blessed when a priest proclaims the Gospel of Life, especially to seminarians. This particular mission found us visiting four days in Hungary and seven days in Romania, before he continued on to . . . Read more

Why Fatima Matters in the Battle for Life and Family

The message of Fatima is, in its basic nucleus, a call to conversion and repentance, as in the Gospel. This call was uttered at the beginning of the twentieth century, and it was addressed particularly to this present century.  … The call to repentance is a motherly one, and at the same time it is strong and . . . Read more

March for Life 2017: Get in the Game

An exhaustive report published Wednesday by Global Life Campaign demonstrates that during the last century in 100 countries, over 1 billion babies were murdered through the crime of abortion. It is truly impossible to fathom: one eighth of the world’s population is missing. Yet for those supportive of population control this is welcome news. Regardless . . . Read more

Still Marching, Still Building the Pro-Life Movement

I hope everyone who reads this participates in a local March for Life, or in the DC March if you are anywhere near the nation’s capital. I firmly believe it is extremely important that we show up in numbers that demand attention, even if the media is committed to ignoring this particular demand. I am . . . Read more

Go Out and Proclaim the Good News

We have been sent. For us, being at the service of life is not a boast but rather a duty, born of our awareness of being “God’s own people, that we may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called us out of darkness into his marvelous light” (cf. 1 Pet 2:9). On our journey . . . Read more

Marching for Life: Defending Life from its Beginning to Natural End

Every year on January 22nd, the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, hundreds of thousands of brave marchers from all walks of life participate in the March for Life in Washington, D.C. While the March for Life focuses on the grave nature of abortion, it provides the perfect sounding board to voice the sacredness of . . . Read more