Issues and Politics
By Fr. Ernest Daly on October 13, 2011
Over the last weeks there have been numerous protests on the streets of New York and around the world about corporate greed. Participants in these protests are trying to draw attention to how greed has damaged the economy and contributed to the loss of many jobs. It is true that businesses always have a […]
By Alex Kubik on September 24, 2009
Tabloid socialite and TV personality Kourtney Kardashian recently made a decision that shocked Hollywood and rocked the reality TV world. The pop media is still in a frenzy over the news.
Written by Alex Kubik on September 24, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Fashion and Celebrity, Issues and Politics | Keywords: Abortion, chastity, choice, courage, decision, Kourtney Kardashian, Life, marriage, Politics, post abortive stress, prolife, purity, Reality shows, Reality TV, Scott Disick | Leave a response
By Fr. Ernest Daly on July 10, 2009
Since the Miss USA pageant this past April, Carrie Prejean has found herself at the center of a media storm. The storm was about marriage. Carrie has tried to do her best to explain what happened to her in the Miss USA pageant, and this naturally leads her to explain her views on marriage. Carrie’s […]
Written by Fr. Ernest Daly on July 10, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Issues and Politics | Keywords: carrie prejean, debate, family, love, marriage, one man one woman, proposition 8, traditional, values | Leave a response
By David Pearson on July 10, 2009
It was an exciting moment. Carrie Prejean’s turn had arrived to answer a question from a judge during the final round of the Miss USA pageant. When the question came, Carrie’s stomach turned…
Written by David Pearson on July 10, 2009 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Fashion and Celebrity, Issues and Politics | Keywords: beauty pageant, carrie prejean, chastity, college, courage, Fashion and Celebrity, gay marriage, love, marriage, miss california, miss usa, modesty, passion, Politics | 3 Responses
By Alex Kubik on October 7, 2008
We saw him and we fell in love with him. His name is Trig. He is Sarah Palin’s son, and he is beautiful. Like all of us, he has a right to live. But sadly, before he was born, many people in this country would have denied him this right…
Written by Alex Kubik on October 7, 2008 | Related Topics: All Lessons, Issues and Politics | Keywords: Abortion, babies, birth defect, discrimination, handicap, Life, prolife, right to life | Leave a response
By Fr. Ernest Daly on September 17, 2008
“[God] blessed me and gave me a lot of strength to be faithful and more determined with my life to overcome obstacles. He had a vision for me. He knew I would come to America and have a family,” says Lopez Lomong.
By Heather Voccola on February 8, 2008
A dream can be powerful. It can turn enthusiasm into success. For one, humble young man, his dream is gradually becoming his reality. Yet it would not have happened without his family, without their love and faith.
By Wayne Laugesen on January 17, 2008
Building networks of friends on the Internet has become a way of life for millions of American teenagers. In this lesson we will look at the dangers, opportunities, challenges, and best strategies for social networking on the Web.
By Fr. Ernest Daly on December 19, 2007
Christmas is a time of miracles and a time of gifts. As we celebrate the greatest of all miracles and gifts, that of God becoming a child to save us, it can also be a time to recognize modern miracles, especially the miracle of God’s love working in people’s hearts.
By Fr. John Bartunek, LC on November 7, 2007
Global warming: Is it for real? Is it as bad as some people say it is? And, if it’s bad, what can we do about it? In this lesson we briefly examine the global warming debate and give some suggestions about our attitude as Catholics towards this issue.