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Another Fortnight for Freedom

(Each year dioceses around the country arrange special events to highlight the importance of defending religious freedom. This year the Fortnight for Freedom is from June 21—the vigil of the Feasts of St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More—to July … Continue reading

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The New Barbarism is the Old Normal

By Charlie Johnston   “How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!” – Luke 13:34   To be a serious student of history does not engender … Continue reading

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Lessons in Weathering a Storm

(Once again, I reprint a piece, filled with insight and instruction, by Msgr Charles Pope. I do so having sought his permission to post his work. He does not endorse the prophetic elements here. This is an apropos piece, both … Continue reading

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The Next Right Counterstep to Being Offended

In the last month, I’ve been rereading the archives of this site for there is a trove of wisdom tucked into Charlie’s posts, replies and the NRSteppers’ comments which follow. These gems deserve to be remembered, providing encouragement as well as … Continue reading

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Invoking the Holy Face of Jesus and the Holy Spirit

Perhaps some have already begun. Whether starting three days ago or just now jumping into a new prayer initiative, inspired by Fr. Richard Heilman, surely matters not to God. God knows our hearts. He does. You may remember, Fr. Heilman … Continue reading

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David Daleiden – Breaking News

  FORMER LOS ANGELES DA DEFENDS UNDERCOVER PLANNED PARENTHOOD VIDEOMAKER, ACCUSES CA ATTORNEY GENERAL OF POLITICAL WITCH HUNT LOS ANGELES, May 25—Steve Cooley and Associates (SCA), former Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley and former Los Angeles County Deputy … Continue reading

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Lord Save Us; We Perish

By Charlie Johnston It has now been four months since last I wrote anything here. At the time I left, I said I might, from time to time, publish non-prophetic pieces if there was an occasion. People frequently ask me … Continue reading

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Spiritual Power

And when He had come into the house, His disciples asked Him privately, “Why could we not cast it out?” So He said to them, “This kind can come out by nothing but prayer and fasting.” (Mark 9:28-29) Several commenters … Continue reading

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Light in Darkness

A sherpa is faithful to his post while ready to spring into ordinary, sundry tasks at the summons – even a whisper, gentle or compelling – to tend to a need, calling to be met. Such sherpa behavior develops from … Continue reading

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Waiting on the Lord with Hope and Thanksgiving

  Praying in thanksgiving for all who united in making the Novena(s) to Our Lady of Fatima and the Blesseds, now St. Francisco and St. Jacinta. Pondering, still, on how God often works with us in a process to meet our … Continue reading

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