On Sunday, September 18, the Jefferson City News-Tribune carried a full-page advertisement paid for by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), a coalition of 37,000 non-religious Americans who seem to revel in the deterioration of this nation’s moral collapse. It is a poke in the eye to Catholics, with a headline that mocks the ubiquitous… Continue reading Missouri bishops, help this poor woman.
It’s tempting to throw stones, figuratively speaking, at elected officials and candidates—like Trudy Busch Valentine —who dare call themselves Catholic while advancing the morally bankrupt Democrat agenda. They are legion in the current U.S. Congress, where 14 Senate Democrats and 77 House Democrats, including Madame Speaker Pelosi, espouse their Catholic faith along with Commander-In-Chief Biden.… Continue reading Trudy Busch Valentine is one very lost sheep.
Photo credit: Vatican Media Yesterday I attended a special Mass followed by the Consecration Prayer at St. Joseph's in Westphalia. The pews were packed, albeit mostly with parish school kids and, I'm guessing, fifty or sixty adults. I had expected far more. How was your experience? Did you attend a local consecration? Was the church… Continue reading What now?
I was overjoyed to hear yesterday's breaking news that Pope Francis will consecrate Russia (and Ukraine, which is for all practical purposes Russia) on Friday, March 25 . . . that is, until I quickly realized he has not as yet ordered the world's bishops to participate, as directed by Our Lady. Since then, Latin American bishops have stated… Continue reading Our Mother awaits. Her children pray. The world suffers.
Perhaps like some of you, I've been silent on the Synod on Synodality. For me, it has seemed pointless to comment on an exercise that ostensibly gives voice to the "ideas, dreams and concerns" of Catholics "in the margins", according to Pope Francis. As a Traditional Latin Mass Catholic truly marginalized by this pope, I… Continue reading Time to ‘voice your ideas, dreams and concerns’ in 3 sentences or less.
To be clear, the question posed by the "Interim Committee on Medicaid Accountability and Taxpayer Protection" specifically asked whether our lawmakers should permanently defund "family planning centers affiliated with abortion providers" including, of course, Planned Parenthood. Potato, potahto. They are all connected. In any case, the answer to the question is an unequivocal YES, as… Continue reading Should Missouri lawmakers defund Planned Parenthood?