Illinois Lawmakers Banned from Communion Over New Abortion Law

Thomas Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield, Illinois, has banned Illinois Senate President John Cullerton and Speaker of the House Michael Madigan from taking Holy Communion. According to Paprocki,  because the men have been instrumental in pushing Illinois’ new abortion legislation, they cannot be in good standing with the Catholic church and therefore must be banned from… Read More

If You Are Lonely in Kingdom Work, You Have Only Yourself to Blame

And He sent them out two by two. (Mark 6:7) When the Apostle Paul gave us his list of burdens and hardships in the service of the gospel, loneliness was not one of them. 2 Corinthians 11 speaks of beatings, imprisonments, shipwrecks and hardships galore. At the end, he adds one more all-inclusive category: “my deep concern for all… Read More