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Eight Things You Need to Know About the Immaculate Conception by National Catholic Register

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https://www.ncregister.com/blog/8-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-immaculate-conception-bv9oa7nm   December 8th marks the feast of the Immaculate Conception. It celebrates an important point of Catholic teaching, and it is a holy day of obligation. Here are 8 things you need to know about the teaching and the way we celebrate it.   1. Who does the Immaculate Conception refer to?  There's a popular idea that it refers to Jesus' conception by the Virgin Mary.  It doesn't.  Instead, it refers to the special way in which the Virgin Mary herself was conceived.  This conception was not virginal. (That is, she had a human father as well as a human mother.) But it was special and unique in another way. . .    2. What is the Immaculate Conception?  The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains it this way:  490 To become the mother of the Saviour, Mary “was enriched by God with gifts appropriate to such a role.” The angel Gabriel at the moment of the annunciation salutes her as “f

St. Nicholas vs. the Arian Heresy by St. Paul Center

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When Bishops were true Shepherds who protected their flock by punching  heretics who  dared to proclaim lies about the Faith.  Saint Nicholas intercede for our Bishops to fight for our faith.

Congressman Smith: Nigeria’s Removal from U.S. Watch List a ‘Retreat’ from Fight Against Religious Persecution by National Catholic Register

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  https://www.ncregister.com/cna/congressman-smith-nigeria-s-removal-from-u-s-watch-list-a-retreat-from-fight-against-religious-persecution The decision to remove Nigeria from the list of “Countries of Particular Concern” was “totally unjustified,” and a backwards step in the fight against religious persecution, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., said in a speech Nov. 23. “Despite the fact that Fulani militants are systematically targeting and slaughtering Christian farmers in Nigeria’s Middle Belt as well as attacking non-Fulanis throughout the country with the apparent complicity or at least indifference of Nigerian authorities — a record that landed Nigeria on the CPC list last year — the State Department no longer identifies Nigeria as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC), nor even places Nigeria on its Special Watch List,” Smith said. The New Jersey Republican, the author of several bills related to religious freedom including the  Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act ,

‘Come to Our Rescue’: Nigerian Priest to International Community After Month of Captivity by National Catholic Register

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Father Pius Ezeigbo, Pastor at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Del Rio, Texas made the congregation aware of the Christian persecution that is happening in his home country of Nigeria.  https://www.ncregister.com/cna/come-to-our-rescue-nigerian-priest-to-international-community-after-month-of-captivity A Nigerian priest who spent more than a month in captivity following his abduction earlier this year has called on the international community to come to the aid of the people of God in Nigeria’s Kaduna State amid heightened insecurity. Father Bako Francis Awesuh, 37, told Aid to the Church in Need Nov. 25 attacks from the predominantly Muslim Fulani herders “have become very common in Kaduna state.” “I am therefore calling on the international community to please come to our rescue,” Fr. Awesuh told the pontifical charity organization. In a September 2021 report, the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) ranked Kaduna as one of Nigeria’s least secure s

Quote by Saint Maxilmilian Kolbe

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Novena Prayer for Life to Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Where Are Our Children? What is 2363? What You're About To Watch Is An Experiment by Live Action

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What's the leading cause of death for children in America?  You may be surprised when you find out.  It takes 2,363 lives daily, but it’s rarely talked about.  The great news is this: it's entirely preventable and you can put a stop to the death toll.  Spread the truth and take action.

Christmas Novena Prayer

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Christmas Novena Prayer Hail and blessed be the hour and moment In which the Son of God was born Of the most pure Virgin Mary, at midnight, in Bethlehem, in the piercing cold. In that hour vouchsafe, I beseech Thee, O my God, to hear my prayer and grant my desires, [mention your request] through the merits of Our Saviour Jesus Christ, and of His blessed Mother. Amen