One Month Down

Tonight draws to a close the first month of Truth & Charity. As I type this, we have had 18,083 hits with 7,389 unique visitors (one of which from the Vatican). One of our affiliate Facebook pages, started by T&C blogger Micah Murphy, now 2320 members, and through that page a fast has been scheduled for this Friday to support the bishops with 4401 planning on “attending.” ...

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Contra Contraception

By Tim Shaughnessy One of the nice things about teaching is keeping up with former students. It’s even better if they can keep things civil while disagreeing with you on most things. One such former student responded to a video I shared on my facebook wall entitled “How ‘The Pill’ works as an Abortifacient.” He asked if I was legitimately against the pill, and after...

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Petition to Rescind HHS Mandate

by Micah Murphy Frank Weathers, at the YIM Catholic blog, has written about the petition on the White House website to rescind the HHS contraception mandate. Frank and I have been working together to spread word of this petition on the Facebook Page we at Truth & Charity created for this purpose. The White House will require you to create an account and verify it before you may sign the...

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My Sacred Space is the Back of a Zebra

by Micah Murphy Roaming the Serengeti, I pray upon my monochromatic beast that I shall not be preyed upon, “They open their mouths against me, lions that rend and roar…Save me from the lion’s mouth, my poor life from the horns of wild bulls” (Psalm 22:14, 22). Hearing the enemy whisper in my heart, feeling his sticky breath upon my neck, I reach into my pocket and retrieve my...

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Home: the First Catholic School

by Micah Murphy January 29th – February 5th, 2012 is Catholic Schools Week. This year’s theme is “Faith. Academics. Service.” There are plenty of other bloggers who will tell you about the important roles played by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. Katherine Drexel, St. Angela Merici, and many other great Catholic educators not yet canonized. I’d like to focus on...

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