Psalm 118, 24: This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice in it and be glad!

Pope St. John Paul, 1986, Australia: “‘We are an Easter People and Alleluia is our song!’”

June 24, 2022: Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and solemnity of St. John the Baptist!

Will any of us forget where we were on this day! A huge victory for life! The U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe V Wade by a 6-3 vote, returning legislation on abortion to states where it rightfully belongs. The Court is just that, a tribunal, not a legislative body, and should not have legislated on abortion 50 years ago.

A win for the unborn!   A voice for the voiceless!

Our prayers must continue: We must pray that the promised “rage” and violence against churches, pregnancy centers, etc. because of this decision does not materialize. We must pray for those who simply do not understand what the SCOTUS ruling really means. Perhaps most importantly, we must pray that, somehow, those who say they are pro-choice begin to understand that abortion is truly, really, actually murder, the taking of an innocent human life.


My guest this week in the interview segment of “Vatican Insider” is Blythe Kaufman, Many of you are probably familiar with Blythe, a wife, mother of three, endodontist, and Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. If that was not enough, she founded Children’s Rosary® in 2011, an International Prayer group movement for children.

Blythe is in Rome with her son Asher to speak to Vatican officials about the Children’s Rosary International Prayer Group that she founded in 2011. They will also participate in the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome from June 22 through the 26th. This week and next, we talk about that as well as the Children’s Rosary, when founded, how it has spread, etc., and Asher explains how a parish can set up a Children’s Rosary group.

At the Meeting for Families – speaking with bishops from Zambia, introducing the Children’s Rosary to interested parties:

Blythe’s husband Seth took this photo Wednesday at the opening of World Meeting of Families:

Blythe and Asher appeared this week on EWTN News Nightly: here’s a link (go to 40 seconds mark):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2YiC6DXuCY

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