INDEX of Articles, Homilies or Resources on
(a) "SOME THINGS to PONDER"; (b) on "LIFE and TRUTH issues";
(c) on "Confronting our Culture's Hostility to Gospel Values;"
(d) on "Issues of Homosexuality and Contraception"; and
(e) on “Servanthood.”

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A. "SOME THINGS TO PONDER"
1. "The MASS: PICNIC or BANQUET? "  (August 13, 2006)
          Deacon Paul Rooney, Omaha Archdiocese
2. "DOLLARS: for BUILDINGS, or for the NEEDY? "  (September 17, 2006)
          Deacon Paul Rooney, Omaha Archdiocese
3. "JUST WALK ON BY "  (October 8, 2006)
          Deacon Paul Rooney, Omaha Archdiocese
4. "Now in Training: OUR FUTURE CHOIR"  (November 5, 2006)
          Deacon Paul Rooney, Omaha Archdiocese
5. "Are You a 'TALIBAN CATHOLIC'? "  (November 19, 2006)
          Deacon Paul Rooney, Omaha Archdiocese
6. "TICKET to HEAVEN? "  (December 10, 2006)
          Deacon Paul Rooney, Omaha Archdiocese
7. "MISSED CALLS: who's fault is that? "  (December 31, 2006)
          Deacon Paul Rooney, Omaha Archdiocese

B. "LIFE and TRUTH Issues" (At this USCCB website, many articles; see panel on Left - click on: "Human Life Issues")
 
1. Deacon Justin Green (Winona, MN)
          "The GIFT OF LIFE" (12-22-2004)
2. Deacon Paul Rooney (Omaha, NE)
          "COMPETING VOICES" (May-01-2005)

C. "Confronting a Culture Hostile to Gospel Values"
1. Bishop Daniel R. Jenky (Peoria, Illinois):
          "RISE UP, STAND WITH OUR GOD" (08-24-2003)
2. Deacon Paul Rooney (Omaha, Nebraska):
          "HOLY ANGER: Challenging Our Culture"(10-17-2003)
3. Archbishop John Myers (Newark, New Jersey):
          "A TIME FOR HONESTY"(05-05-2004)
4. Bishop Samuel Aquila (Fargo, North Dakota):
          "The SEPARATION of FAITH FROM Life JEOPARDIZES SALVATION"(04-25-2004)
5. Archbishop Elden F. Curtiss (Omaha, Nebraska):
          "The CANDIDACY OF JOHN KERRY: A Dilemma for Catholics . . . "(05-07-2004)
6. Bishop Thomas Wenski (Orlando, Florida):
          "POLITICIANS and COMMUNION"(05-03-2004)
7. Bishop Michael Sheridan (Colorado Springs, CO):
          "On the DUTIES of CATHOLIC POLITICIANS and VOTERS"(05-01-2004)
8. Archbishop Charles Chaput (Denver, Colorado):  (05-26-2004)
          "It's a MATTER OF HONESTY: to RECEIVE Communion We Need to BE IN Communion"
9. Archbishop Alfred Hughes (New Orleans, LA):
          "CO-RESPONSIBILITY FOR PUBLIC POLICY"(01-14-2004)

D. "Issues of Homosexuality and Contraception" (At the following USCCB website, scroll down to: "Same Sex issues")
1. Bishop Victor Galeone (St. Augustine, Florida):
          "MARRIAGE: a Communion of Life and Love" (On Contraception) (07-10-2003)
2. Deacon Paul Rooney (Omaha, Nebraska):
          "ISSUES of HOMOSEXUALITY" (Resources) (Var. 2003-04)

E. "Servanthood"
1. Rev. Edward P. Salmon (Chicago, Illinois):
          "SERVING THE POOR"(April 2002)
2. Bishop Henry Mansell (Buffalo, New York):
          "THE PERMANENT DIACONATE: A GIFT OF GOD"(June 2003)
3. Rachel Naomi Remen, MD (UCSF)
          "IN THE SERVICE OF LIFE"(Spring, 1996)

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