Category: Current Events

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Facebook, MeWe, and the Call to Evangelize

There is a recent exodus from Facebook, due to building indignation regarding a loss of trust. Many members have either closed their accounts or are at least considering doing so. An alternative, promising “the best chat & group app with privacy you can trust”, finds many transitioning to MeWe – either exclusively or in addition to Facebook. The house of...

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Social Yet Private
Is It Time To MeWe?

Stories about the corruption of social media giant, Facebook, are coming in at an increasingly faster pace. Apparently, not only is our privacy at risk, but we are being manipulated and targeted. There are accusations surrounding the election cycle, mind games, and total betrayal – all in the name of socializing. It may well be time to take another path...

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Aborted:
Faceless Group or Beloved Individuals?

Recently, I revisited my pro-life testimony which was originally shared here some ten years ago. Not that it ever really leaves my consciousness. The repercussions of having a baby, conceived in rape, at the tender age of 14 follows you no matter where you are in life. It is evident that I was born to some pretty spectacular parents – my child...

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Catholic Life In Our Times

Catholic life in our times can be trying but, with our trust in the Lord, we will be triumphant through Him. As I reflected on the name of my blog, I realized the time had come. Designs by Birgit no longer represents my mission or my focus in life. Begun as a Mommy Blog, Designs by Birgit shared the usual...

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New Title X Regulations Disqualify Planned Parenthood

The fierce battle between the Culture of Death and the Culture of Life is heightened now that there is a new administration in charge. In the realm of sex education and Title X, the stakes could not be any higher. The prize for the winner is the very souls of our children. God gave them to us for just a...