Category Archives: Call for Help

Praying for Priests: With Love Beyond all Telling

(I will be back in Denver tomorrow. It has been a hectic – and wonderful – month of activity, from the wedding of my son to all the visits. I was quite impressed with the Diocese of Peoria. There is … Continue reading

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Walls of Jericho Project

In coming weeks I will put up various guest columns which take a look at serious issues like the direction of the Church, perspective on Amoris Laetitia and a few other contentious subjects. I will note that these articles do … Continue reading

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Mercies and Miracles –

(I’m just about recovered from my ‘noreaster’ virus. It left me on the borderline of laryngitis, so I’m behind on returning calls. I appreciate those who sent me well wishes and concerns. Not to worry…I seem to catch every other … Continue reading

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Prudent Charity

By Charlie Johnston I had planned to go back down the mountain to Denver yesterday for the Triduum. But when I woke up yesterday morning, there was a foot and a half of snow on the ground and it kept … Continue reading

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Storming the Gates of Hell

By Charlie Johnston When I was a boy in the mid-60s, my best friend was a kid named Randy who lived just across the street from me. He was the middle child of the Ostermann family (not their real name) … Continue reading

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Houston, We Have a Problem

By Charlie Johnston In 2010, the Philadelphia abortion clinic of Kermit Gosnell was raided by legal officials. For over 20 years, it had been run as what a Grand Jury would later call a “House of Horrors,” where live babies … Continue reading

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A Prayer Request From Dan Lynch

By Dan Lynch Addie Moser is a bright, creative and courageous 11-year-old girl who has suffered for more than a year from Gorham’s disease. Gorham’s disease is a very rare skeletal condition that can be life threatening. It is characterized … Continue reading

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Pray for St. Louis

(A piece here from our friend, Dan Lynch, offering prayer and calling for the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe on behalf of the people of St. Louis. I lived there for five years on the Illinois side of the … Continue reading

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Darkness and Light

By Charlie Johnston I hate Microsoft. Sometime during the night while I slept, they took over my computer and upgraded it to Windows 10. Every time they do something like that, they invariably eliminate a feature I really liked. After … Continue reading

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What’s the Matter With Texas?

By Charlie Johnston I don’t get Texas. It is among the best at protecting life in the first stages…and among the worst at protecting it in later stages. Christopher Dunn, a former Sheriff’s Deputy and Homeland Security officer is on … Continue reading

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