A reader pointed me to the following from the website of Time.
This is from the White House Photo Blog of Monday 2 June 2008
The Candidates’ Lucky Charms: Barack Obama
Amongst the things that Barack Obama carries for good luck are a bracelet belonging to a soldier deployed in Iraq, a gambler’s lucky chit, a tiny monkey god and a tiny Madonna and child. For the other candidates’ good luck items, click the "next" button.
"But Father! But Father!" some of you impatiently exclaim, "So what? This is just a pocket full of junk from what looks like is not only the most pro-abortion President we’ve had, but superstitious to boot!"
Every Catholic knows what that is.
This is the Medal of the Immaculate Conception, or "Miraculous Medal".
A reader sent this to me with the following:
I have been suggesting to friends that we should all be praying to Our Blessed Mother for his conversion of heart on Matters of Life. In particular, "O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee!"
I thought maybe this is something you may want to post, especially in light of the upcoming battle on FOCA and the recent funding of international abortions.