With the end of summer and the start of a new school year, many public districts and parochial schools are now back in session. What has also returned is the mask mandates that have been imposed on students of all ages. Mandating small children as young as three years of age to wear masks for … Continue reading It’s Not Halloween Yet
Month: August 2021
Readings: Dt 4:1-2, 6-8 Jas 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27 Mk 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Whenever I hear this gospel, I am always thankful that I am not a Pharisee. It seems that our Lord is quite harsh with them about their insistence on external observances. He tells them to stop wasting valuable energy on things that have … Continue reading Hypocritical Gestures
Bishops are Not Doctors or Scientists
bishops are mandating that all employees must be vaccinated, no exceptions The Archdiocese of Chicago as well as other large metropolitan dioceses including Philadelphia and Lexington, Kentucky have mandated forced vaccinations for all of their clergy and lay employees. In addition, the dioceses of New York and Los Angeles have warned priests against granting any … Continue reading Bishops are Not Doctors or Scientists
What About the Nuremberg Code? Shouldn’t it Apply to COVID?
The COVID pandemic the world has been grappling with for close to two years is still a top story on most news outlets. There isn’t a day since the world heard about the virus where the media hasn’t mentioned something concerning the disease. The constant drum beat of stories has obviously helped the narrative used … Continue reading What About the Nuremberg Code? Shouldn’t it Apply to COVID?
To Whom Shall We Go?
Readings Jos 5-17, 18b Eph 5:21-32 Jn 6:60-69 Throughout the course of our lives, we have the chance, the opportunity to make choices. The choices we make are ours to make, and are non-transferrable. Our Scripture this weekend tells us that, “From this time on, many of his disciples broke away and would not remain … Continue reading To Whom Shall We Go?
Unmasking Klaus Schwab and the Party of Davos
Eighty-three-year-old Klaus Schwab is the founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The World Economic Forum meets every year at Davos, Switzerland to plan and plot the fate of the free world. George Soros, Bill Gates, Jeffrey Sachs, and Greta Thunberg have all been among those in attendance as well as multi-national … Continue reading Unmasking Klaus Schwab and the Party of Davos
The Invasion of Afghanistan and America’s Tone Deafness
The falling of the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, to the Taliban this past weekend is a bitter lesson of how tenuous the world is at this time in history. Regardless of political affiliation, the Biden administration is being criticized for the horrendous withdrawal of American troops leaving many Afghan citizens in the face of certain … Continue reading The Invasion of Afghanistan and America’s Tone Deafness
Feast of the Assumption- The Culmination of Perfect Discipleship
In 1950, Pope Pius XII infallibly declared that the Assumption of Mary in to heaven, body and soul is to be held by all Catholics as a deposit of faith. The declaration was made official only after it had been determined that the faithful throughout the world had always believed that the Blessed Virgin Mary … Continue reading Feast of the Assumption- The Culmination of Perfect Discipleship
Diversity and Inclusion Must Include Down Syndrome Children
The Number of Down Syndrome Babies Aborted is Staggering Proponents of abortion typically are those that are also championing the fashionable labels of diversity and inclusion. The definitions of these two terms provided by the federal government and published on the H.U.D. website state, “In broad terms, diversity is any dimension that can be used to differentiate … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion Must Include Down Syndrome Children
Authentic Women Embrace Life
Girls and young women have been indoctrinated and encouraged by our secular culture to be obsessed about their physical appearance; disassociating sex and marriage; ending a life in the womb is as an explicit “right”; and, to pursue career goals ahead of everything else. It is no wonder that many of today’s women find themselves … Continue reading Authentic Women Embrace Life