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Judge Dismisses Bogus Charge Against David Daleiden for Exposing Planned Parenthood


Judge Dismisses Bogus Charge Against David Daleiden for Exposing Planned Parenthood
Undercover investigator David Daleiden has been vindicated. Today, a Harris County, Texas judge dismissed the bogus misdemeanor charge against David Daleiden for allegedly trying to buy body parts from the Planned Parenthood abortion business he was exposing for selling them as a part of the Center for Medical Progress’ undercover investigation.

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Dismemberment Abortion Ban passes Senate Health Committee Unanimously By Cheryl Ciamarra


 
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Dismemberment Abortion Ban passes Senate Health Committee Unanimously and now moves on to the Senate Rules Committee , please call and email YOUR State Senator and ask for a full Senate vote now!!

Following the public hearing in the Senate Health Committee on SB363 Outlawing Dismemberment Abortions.the committee unanimously voted to pass this common sense legislation.  The House Health committee did not have a quorum for a vote.

The Alabama Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act, would protect unborn babies by ending the brutal practice of dismemberment abortion where unborn babies are torn apart limb by limb. Help Al Ban Dismemberment & Assisted Suicide
   
Every year thousands of innocent unborn children in Alabama are victims of an inhumane practice called dismemberment abortion. Dismemberment abortions are a form of D&E abortion method, involves utilizing a sharp instrument to grasp and pull the child out piece by piece. The child is alive during this torturous process and dies of bleeding out during the dismemberment. Alabama has a long history of protecting the most vulnerable members of our society - unborn children. HB367 will continue in that tradition by protecting these little ones from the barbaric practice of being torn apart in the womb by an abortionist's forceps. Everyone can agree this should be outlawed.

There are approximately 1 million abortions performed annually in the U.S.., and according to the National Abortion Federation Abortion Training Textbook "D&E remains the most prevalent method of second trimester pregnancy termination in the USA, accounting for 96% of all second trimester abortions".
 
Alabama is one of a only a few states that does not specifically outlaw assisted suicide, with the growing elderly population this is a concern.  Rep. Arnold Mooney (R) has sponsored HB157 to outlaw assisted suicide in Alabama which may prevent the growing elder death industries from coming to our state.

Click the link below to send an email to your state representative and State Senator.  It is Free and will help them know you stand with Alabama Citizens for Life protecting innocent human life from conception through natural death.
Help Al Ban Dismemberment & Assisted Suicide



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A Special Time with Mother Angelica


A Special Time with Mother Angelica

Dolores Milazzo-HIcks

Mother Mary Angelica was an incredible witness to the power of the Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ. She literally touched millions of people around the world.
I remember being in her presence in the chapel off Old Leeds Road, Irondale, Alabama. I stopped in to chapel after going grocery shopping while the children were in school. It was a divine appointment...she greeted me with her, "hello dear," would you like
prayer. I said yes and shared with her my concerns. She laid her hands on me and blessed me, I continued to be in contemplation of what I experienced. As I looked up she was leaving the Chapel of Our Savior.
I returned many times to this quiet sanctuary from the world. Each time experiencing the presence of God.

Through the years I continue to visit the little chapel except now I bring my grandsons. They love the experience as they kneel before the Lord In the Tabernacle. Then on leaving they write down their prayer request to drop in the box for the priest and brothers to pray over them




"HE IS RISEN, ALLELUIA!!!!!!!





Ash Wednesday: Between Dying and Birth


February 10, 2016
Ash Wednesday: Between Dying and Birth
Sean Fitzpatrick
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday: Between Dying and Birth
Under a juniper tree the bones sang, scattered and shining
We are glad to be scattered, we did little good to each other,
Under a tree in the cool of the day, with the blessing of sand,
Forgetting themselves and each other, united
In the quiet of the desert.

“Ash-Wednesday” T. S. Eliot


Ash Wednesday is the dusty beginning of the sojourn through the Catholic desert—of Lent—where man draws close to his God by leaving all else behind. On Ash Wednesday, the holy season of Lent begins its call for Catholics to make focused reparation for those sins the Lord Jesus bore before rising from the dead. It is a time to participate in His Passion through privation, penance, and purging. It is a period of inward searching while looking far forth. It is for spiritual adventure: a striking out from the common boundary of the grave in quest of new life, new discoveries, new worlds. Ash Wednesday is the occasion to hazard beyond the ordinary shores of the spiritual life and undertake the consequence of crime and the joyful extension of absolution.

Lent begins, as many conversions do, with a great interruption. The words of Ash Wednesday are indeed a jarring interruption:

Memento homo, quia pulvis es, et in pulverem reverteris.
Remember man, thou art dust, and unto dust thou shalt return.

So it begins, as it so often does: when business-as-usual is obstructed by a rattling reality that cannot be gainsaid. It is all too easy a thing to overlook the struggle all are challenged to participate in; and many must needs have their privacy invaded, their peace shattered, in order to face the facts of faith and the perils of redemption. The crux of Ash Wednesday is that life in death is mankind’s lot. As Christ won man life by His death, so must man renew his life out of the death of sin—out of mortal sin—and live bravely and boldly on in a world of guilt and corruption. Love alone bears life out of death, but even so, death never disappears. Once tasted, death’s flavor lingers on as a dusty reminder of horrors survived and that ever threaten. Memento homo. Ash Wednesday challenges Catholics to die to themselves that they may live in the glory of the Resurrection, embracing the penitential sentence of death in the hope of life, living in death through love.

For this reason, Ash Wednesday is nothing to be glum about, despite the seemingly dismal Ash Wednesday pronouncement and its dismal insignia worn over Catholic brows. As suggested by T. S. Eliot’s scattered, singing bones in his poem “Ash-Wednesday,” these words, these ashes, are something to rejoice in because they point to a glorious Hereafter. “This is the time of tension between dying and birth” Eliot writes. The dust is not the end. That would certainly be defeating. The point of Lent is not defeat, but victory—joyful victory. The bones are only the beginning. The ashes are cleansing. Lent is a season of austerity, but not morbidity. It is a sober time, but not a somber time. Lent is for sacrifice, but not for sadness. A time for life, despite death.

And God said
Shall these bones live? shall these
Bones live?…
And the bones sang chirping
With the burden of the grasshopper, saying

Lady of silences
Calm and distressed
Torn and most whole
Rose of memory
Rose of forgetfulness
Exhausted and life-giving
Worried reposeful
The single Rose
Is now the Garden
Where all loves end
Terminate torment
Of love unsatisfied
The greater torment
Of love satisfied
End of the endless
Journey to no end
Conclusion of all that
Is inconclusible
Speech without word and
Word of no speech
Grace to the Mother
For the Garden
Where all love ends.

Though Catholics are required to suffer through Lent, so too should they live and even laugh through Lent. There is no such thing as a sad saint, and Ash Wednesday is only the first challenge on Lent’s adventurous journey. It is in suffering, in the long pilgrimage, that the human soul finds the deepest spring of contentment. The paradox of this cheerfulness, this happiness that is holiness, is nothing to hide. God gives the gift of joy to share, and Ash Wednesday—even as it openly marks men of faith—marks the beginning of a time to share openly, to give, and to make fellow sojourners happy. Though you keep your left hand from knowing what your right hand is doing, do let your neighbor know that you are happy even in the dust and ashes of the world. This is the essence of Lent and the secret of Ash Wednesday.

Ash Wednesday is a beautiful and brutal reminder of what all men have done, what all have suffered, and what all have been redeemed for. The brutal beauty of Lent arises out of the reflection on times of transgression, desperation, isolation, and death, calling us all to live our lives motivated by the memory of our deaths and to work out our purgatory and our salvation. Ash Wednesday beckons us to live despite death, to live in death as Christ Our Savior did and enter into a foretaste of the Kingdom prepared for us—on earth as it is in heaven.

This is the land which ye
Shall divide by lot. And neither division nor unity
Matters. This is the land. We have our inheritance.



Devastation from an arson attack on the Catholic Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha, Israel,


Devastation from an arson attack on the Catholic Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha, Israel, suspected to have been carried out by Jewish extremists. Credit: Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.(CNA/EWTN)



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