Category Archives: Marriage and Family

Refuting an Illogical Argument Regarding “Same-sex Marriage”

I want to thank my brother deacon, Scott Dodge over in Salt Lake for posting a wonderful piece on refuting a commonly voiced argument that if you support marriage as the union of one man and one woman  then you … Continue reading

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White House petitioned to label Catholic Church a ‘hate group’ :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

I just read this article from the Catholic News Agency about a petition that is collecting signatures trying to get the White House to designate the Catholic Church as a “hate group” for its views on marriage. This is an … Continue reading

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Rebuttals to arguments for same-sex marriage

I can’t say this better than what has been said here in this article in the Our Sunday Visitor. It is written by Brandon Voigt. He does an excellenct job cogently explaining why same-sex relationships are not and cannot be … Continue reading

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Take a Look at This…..

Whoever you may be, whatever age you may be, read this article in the New York Times. It tells the tale of love and human life. You won’t regret the time you spend on reading it. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/24/laws-of-physics-cant-trump-the-bonds-of-love/?smid=pl-share

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The Holy Father’s Christmas Message to the Cardinals, Curia and Governorate

Dear readers, I would ask that you take the time to read carefully the Holy Father’s message below. There is a lot in it. He addresses the New Evangelization. He addresses the nature of family, the unity of the human … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“Pope Benedict XVI: There is also a need to acknowledge and promote the natural structure of marriage as the union of a man and a woman in the face of attempts to make it juridically equivalent to radically different types of union; … Continue reading

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Catholic Social Doctrine: The Value of Marriage

The Catholic Church’s social doctrine includes its teaching on marriage. Marriage is foundational for family, and is predicated on the free choice of the spouses to unite themselves as persons. This unity is of mind and body. The meaning and … Continue reading

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Diaconal Spirituality and Marriage

I wrote a post many months ago on the spirituality of the diaconate and marriage. My point was that there was a dynamic tension between the ontologic change that occurs in the deacon by virtue of his ordination and the precendential graces … Continue reading

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Kim Seidel: Christian parents face tough issues

I found this excellent article today in the La Crosse Tribune written by a Catholic mom, and the challenges Christian mothers have in discussing the faith with their children in today’s social environment. You’ll love it. Kim Seidel: Christian parents … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“Unless you believe love is by its nature sterile, you cannot equate same-sex love with marriage.” – Anonymous

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The Day After….

Okay, I admit it. I am in a bad mood. Not a happy camper. Disappointed to say the least. From all reports this morning, the Marriage Protection Amendment failed in Minnesota. All the counties in the state voted “yes” except … Continue reading

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Dear Readers: A Final Call to Vote “YES”

To all Minnesota readers of this weblog. We have only four more days until the polls open and we are called to exercise our duty to cast our votes for candidates that will pursue the common good, protect life from conception … Continue reading

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Minnesota Marriage Minute: What We Believe

Here is a great summary of why we support the Minnesota Marriage Protection Amendment. Please watch, share with your friends, then vote “Yes” next Tuesday for the Marriage Protection Amendment. Remember, leaving the question blank will count as a no … Continue reading

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Minnesota Marriage Minute – Look at Europe

Here is a video explaining what has happened in European countries that have redefined marriage as something other than the union of one man and one woman. Before you view it, I want to pass on that I recently saw … Continue reading

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Minnesota Marriage Minute – Look at What Happened in Canada

Vote “YES” on the Minnesota Marriage Amendment this November. Remember, not voting on the amendment will be counted as a “no” vote, so be sure to mark “YES.”

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