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Protecting the Holy Innocents

Fear and uncertainty sometimes drive people to do the unthinkable. Consider the story of King Herod of Judea, who centuries ago ordered the killing of any boys two years and younger living in the area of Bethlehem. Fearful of losing the throne to a newborn “King of the Jews,” Herod Read More

Hope And Mercy Beyond A Single Year

By Stephanie To | Respect Life Apostolate “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” Matt. 5:6 Tuesday, September 1, brought us the ninth video from Center for Medical Progress, this time revealing a decade-long relationship between some Planned Parenthood affiliates with tissue procurement companies and more revelations about Read More

Witness to the Truth

By Stephanie To | Respect Life Apostolate, Archdiocese of St. Louis “She has one of her instruments and she just taps the heart and it starts beating. I’m sitting here and I’m looking at this fetus and its heart is beating and I don’t know what to think.” In these Read More

Fr. Samson: Do not think like the world does…

A homily by Rev. Charles Samson, 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Saint Ambrose Church “Do not comport yourselves as the Gentiles do…but rather, be renewed in the spirit of your mind.” …or, if we had to update Paul’s language to contemporary English, he might say: “Do not think like the Read More

Oh the Humanity…

The following is just my own version of the somewhat hackneyed phrase, “Oh the humanity!” that was uttered by American radio reporter, Herbert Morrison; overwhelmed at the sight of the Hindenburg exploding above his head. There is simply too much to try to process regarding the recent videos that have Read More

Photo of the Week: Planned Parenthood

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Caption: | Weston Kenney | westonkenney@archstl.org | Instagram: westonkenney Protesters stood outside Planned Parenthood facility on Forest Park Blvd. in St. Louis in response to a video that surfaced that showed a Planned Parenthood worker negotiating selling fetal tissue from abortions. Cindy and Rudy Mendez, stood outside of Planned Parenthood Read More

I Did Not Survive Roe vs. Wade

Today is the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade. Nearly one million people will be marching in Washington, D.C. today to show their disagreement with the decision. There will be thousands of signs protesting the murder of the victims of this law, posters of cherubic Read More

500,000+ Strong

By Elizabeth Westhoff, Director of Marketing and Mission Awareness Today I had the honor of, once again, participating in the annual March for Life in Washington, D. C. It was, as they always are here, an early, cold start to the day.  Walking what seems hundreds of miles on the Read More

You Knit Me in my Mother’s Womb

By Julie Bostick, Executive Director, Office of Laity & Family Life When I think about the size of the world and the number of people in it, I feel small and insignificant.  It boggles my mind to try to understand how God can know and love each and every individual Read More