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Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen on Politics

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Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen on Politics Editor’s Note: Today, one day before the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children, Patti Maguire Armstrong reminds us of the words of wisdom Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen published in the 1940s and how they still ring true today. … Sheen: A Lesson on Politics Regarding religion and politics, I was…taken aback while... Read More

What is God’s Opinion on Plastic Surgery? (II of II)

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In our first post, we looked at the moral matrix and dimensions that this question poses. In today’s post, we’ll look at the spiritual motivations for having plastic surgery and what this means for the integral dignity of the person considering it. …a reader asks: Q: I was wondering what is God’s opinion on plastic surgery. I didn’t know if there was any information in... Read More

What is God’s Opinion on Plastic Surgery? (I of II)

March 17, 2014 by  
Filed under Church Teaching, Fr. Bartunek, Moral Issues

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I was wondering what is God’s opinion on plastic surgery. I didn’t know if there was any information in the catechism, Bible, or something said by a saint on this matter. I personally have struggled with wanting to have it but, I don’t want to offend our Lord. I’m hoping you might know the answer. Thanks in advance! As far as I know, the topic of plastic surgery was never broached... Read More

The Difference Between Counseling and Spiritual Direction

February 12, 2014 by  
Filed under Allison Ricciardi, Counseling/Therapy

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Editor’s Note: Today, we are blessed to have Allison Ricciardi join our writing team. Allison is a licensed mental health counselor and has been a guest on the Mother Angelica Live and Abundant Life Shows on EWTN, as well as Johnnette Benkovic’s Women of Grace Show.   Please welcome her warmly! What is the difference between counseling and spiritual direction? When should someone pursue... Read More

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