Lyrics and Links to “Precious Lord,” favorite hymn of Dr. Martin Luther King

Lyrics and Links to “Precious Lord,” favorite hymn of Dr. Martin Luther King

Precious Lord, take my hand Lead me on, let me stand. I am tired, I am weak, I am worn Through the storm, through the night Lead me on to the light Take my hand precious Lord, lead me home.   When my way grows drear Precious Lord linger near When my life is almost…

Attention Catholic School Teachers and Homeschoolers: Annual History Essay Contest, Cash Awards

Attention Catholic School Teachers and Homeschoolers: Annual History Essay Contest, Cash Awards

The Annual History Essay Contest, sponsored by the Catholic Textbook Project textbook publishing company, is now underway! All Catholic private, parochial, and homeschool students in grades 4-12 are invited to participate. “It’s a great way for students to sharpen their history and writing skills. Plus, there are prizes for winners and for their schools!” says…

NJ Bishops Call for Day of Prayer and Fasting on Roe Anniversary, Jan 22

NJ Bishops Call for Day of Prayer and Fasting on Roe Anniversary, Jan 22

CNA—As the United States approaches 48 years of legalized abortion nationwide, the Catholic bishops of New Jersey are asking Catholics to join in a day of fasting and prayer to support a culture of life. “As we mark this tragic event in our nation’s history, we remember the millions of lives lost to abortion and…

Historic Moment:  Franciscan Friars Return to Site of Christ’s Baptism After More Than 50 Years

Historic Moment: Franciscan Friars Return to Site of Christ’s Baptism After More Than 50 Years

CNA—For the first time in over 54 years, the Franciscan friars of the Custody of the Holy Land were able to offer Mass on their property at the site of Christ’s baptism, located in the West Bank. The Mass for the feast of the Baptism of the Lord was said in the Church of St.…

OBIT: Tommy Lasorda – You may not be “Dodger Blue” but ya gotta love Tommy, Baseball, and Tommy’s Catholic Faith

OBIT: Tommy Lasorda – You may not be “Dodger Blue” but ya gotta love Tommy, Baseball, and Tommy’s Catholic Faith

Dodger Blue lost a legend today, its famed manager Tommy Lasorda died on January 8, 2021.  Having recently been released from a two-month hospital stay, Lasorda suffered a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at home. He was 93. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Jo, their daughter and granddaughter. He was preceded in death…

Victory for Religious Freedom in New York

Victory for Religious Freedom in New York

(January 8, 2021 – New York, New York) Religious freedom received validation this week from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the case of two Catholic priests, two Catholic school students, and four Orthodox Jewish individuals who are suing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Thomas More Society attorneys are representing…

More than 267 Chinese Apps Banned in India due to security danger

More than 267 Chinese Apps Banned in India due to security danger

News conglomerates may ignore reporting, or rolls their collective eyes at President Trump’s January 5 2021 Executive Order banning eight more apps and software with ties to the communist Chinese government, citing severe security risks, but for perspective keep in mind that India has banned no less than 267 Chinese apps! See List of Chinese…

Executive Order Banning investment in Eight More Apps with Ties to Communist Chinese Government, due to Severe Threat of Private Information Tracking

Yesterday, January 5, 2021, President Trump signed an Executive Order banning investment in eight (8) apps with ties to Communist China and its egregious tracking and security threat factors. Here are the total list of 8 additional apps banned from U.S. transactions: Alipay CamScanner QQ Wallet SHAREit Tencent QQ VMate WeChat Pay WPS Office Here…

Time to Remember Cardinal Vigano’s Letter and His Warning about the Great Reset

Time to Remember Cardinal Vigano’s Letter and His Warning about the Great Reset

Last October, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, former Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, published a second Open Letter to the President of the United States of America.   The letter was even more powerful than his first, and at the beginning of this new year 2021, we at Catholic Business Journal believe it is well worth…

SAINTS AT WORK: Padre Pio Overcame Suffering with Hope, says Italian journalist

SAINTS AT WORK: Padre Pio Overcame Suffering with Hope, says Italian journalist

CNA—More than 50 years after the death of Padre Pio, one of the last journalists to interview the saint has reflected on the saint’s hope and suffering. Renzo Allegri, the author of the biography “Man of Hope,” visited the Italian saint a year before he died in 1968. He said Pio’s suffering was difficult to…

Always Darkness Before the Dawn

Always Darkness Before the Dawn

This article was originally published Dec 20, 2016, four years ago, on the heels of President Trump’s election and after 8 years of President Obama’s presidency, yet Fr. Rutler’s insights perhaps have even richer meaning today, January 6, 2021, a day marking the date of Epiphany (though now commonly celebrated on a Sunday) and also…

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of Saint Joseph”

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of Saint Joseph”

Vatican News—With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” beginning on the Feast of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, December…

Things you’d never thought you’d EVER hear:  “Amen and Awoman” at the end of prayer…

Things you’d never thought you’d EVER hear: “Amen and Awoman” at the end of prayer…

The recently-opened 117th Congress experienced what could be considered the most laughable prayer ever uttered if it was not in the context of such a serious platform. Representative Emanuel Cleaver from Missouri was sworn in on Sunday, and led a prayer in front of Congress to conclude the process. Ordinarily, this would be an appropriate…

David Shestokas:  Ten People Who Need to Know that America is Watching Them

David Shestokas: Ten People Who Need to Know that America is Watching Them

For a little background on David Shestokas, he is an attorney licensed in IL and FL and author of Constitutional Sound Bites .He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Bradley University and J.D. from The John Marshall Law School, cum laude, while serving on the The John Marshall Law Review. He studied law at…

God Help Argentina

God Help Argentina

As Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priest for Life, puts it: “the shockwaves of abortion reach Argentina. God help Argentina.” Reacting to the legalization of abortion in Argentina, Fr. Pavone made clear that Argentine President Alberto Fernandez is tragically mistaken in asserting that “today we are a better society.” “Abortion makes nothing better for…

IS THE VACCINE MORAL?

IS THE VACCINE MORAL?

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have seen time and again just how much the so-called “experts” don’t know. There have been ongoing disagreements among medical researchers and the public health community with their ever-changing predictions. The experts say… For the first few months, we were told to stay home, avoid beaches and…

Saint John Henry Newman’s Christmas Invitation

Saint John Henry Newman’s Christmas Invitation

Saint Cardinal John Henry Newman gives us a wonderful Christmas reflection on the Shepherds, who where the first to whom the Birth of Our Saviour was announced on that history-changing night. This great saint invites you and I to echo in our hearts what drew Our Lord to these shepherds in the first place—lowliness and…

Focused Protection from COVID-19: The Great Barrington Declaration

Focused Protection from COVID-19: The Great Barrington Declaration

“As infectious disease epidemiologists and public health scientists, we have grave concerns about the damaging physical and mental health impacts of the prevailing COVID-19 policies, and recommend an approach we call Focused Protection.”  So reads the opening statement of the Great Barrington Declaration. From October 1-4, 2020, the American Institute for Economic Research hosted a…

A Late Advent Message from The Lord

A Late Advent Message from The Lord

As the end of Advent approaches, the Office of Readings features some final admonitions from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah. On the one hand they console; on the other, they challenge us to remain firm. Isaiah addressed a people in exile who still awaited the first coming of the Lord. Today, these texts speak…

A Time for Hope, Belief in America’s Greatness and Being a Voice for the Unborn

A Time for Hope, Belief in America’s Greatness and Being a Voice for the Unborn

It is the time of Advent and the Gospel of Mark tells us to “Be watchful! Be alert!” This is an admonition of HOPE. Hope is defined in Wikipedia as an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one’s life or the…

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