What Does Marriage Mean?

In order to grasp the full meaning and power of marriage, we must understand why man was created. Reading the first paragraph of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, we learn: “God, infinitely perfect and blessed in Himself, in a plan of sheer goodness freely created man to make him share in his own blessed […]

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Free CUF Resource Now Available

How are parents to understand their unique role in the important process of chastity formation? And how can they ensure that educators carry out their own unique role in the right and best of ways? This 22-page booklet, new from Catholics United for the Faith, helps parents recognize their duty to convey the truth about human sexuality to their […]

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Catholics United for the Faith

The group “Catholics United” has been taking out advertisements supporting the current healthcare legislation. Given the similarity of their name to ours, there has been some confusion. Catholics United for the Faith (CUF) is not affiliated in any way with the group “Catholics United.” This post on the CUF Blog offers further clarification. Make no […]

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From Our Founder

“God’s mercy does not exclude severity. Blessed be His Name, He is meek and gentle of heart, He is compassionate, almost insanely indulgent towards us; but the word remains: The wages of sin is death. He is severe with those who refuse His call. Lucifer was the first to say, ‘I will not serve’; and […]

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Surprise Visitor at the CUF Office

A cardinal dropped by the CUF office today unannounced. Imagine our surprise! He and CUF President Mike Sullivan got to spend some time together, and he toured my office. We even got a couple pictures before he headed out for his next engagement. Here he is! Checking out my files and office supplies. Admiring some […]

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New Online at CUF.org

We’ve got some new Lay Witness web exclusives over at CUF.org. Most of them share the pro-life theme of our January/February issue. Find out if your senator or representatives are cosponsors of the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) Protecting Healthcare Providers’ Conscience Rights by Deborah Sturm, R.N. Sturm is secretary of the National Association of […]

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CUF on EWTN

Tune in TONIGHT at 8 p.m.! CUF President Mike Sullivan and past CUF president Madeleine Stebbins (and wife of CUF’s founder H. Lyman Stebbins) will join Fr. Mitch Pacwa on EWTN Live. They’ll be talking about CUF’s 40-year history and the essential role of the laity in the Church today. And remember, it’s live TV, […]

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From the CUF Conference Paparazzi

Just a few photos from the CUF conference . . . to whet your appetite for the Jan/Feb issue of Lay Witness, where we’ll publish more. Votive Mass for the Laity. Left to right: Archbishop Charles Chaput, Bishop David Zubik, Bishop Thomas Olmsted, and Bishop Robert Vasa. Archbishop Charles Chaput on “Courageous Families: Humanae Vitae […]

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