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Memorial Mass for Children Who Died Before Baptism offers peace to grieving parents

Maria’s eyes moistened at the mere mention of the baby she lost more than 15 years ago. Despite giving birth to seven other children, the Our Lady of Guadalupe parishioner still mourns the loss of that one soul.

Arland Nichols, founder of John Paul II Foundation for Life and Family, addresses UNT pro-life group

Arland-Nichols-BUTTON.jpgPro-life college students sometimes find it difficult to portray and defend what they believe in on a secular campus. In the process they are discovering their peers need scientific reasoning and research to come closer to the truth about human life.

After 48 years in Catholic education, diocesan Superintendent Don Miller retires

Don-Miller-BUTTON.jpgDon Miller’s 48 years as a Catholic educator was born from a simple act of kindness. After graduating from the eighth grade at Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School in Bettendorf, Iowa, the future school superintendent planned to attend the local public high school with two of his buddies. The $100 yearly fee at the Catholic secondary school, located in Davenport, the next town, was too steep for his family’s budget.