It seems the attacks against Nick Sandmann’s personal character were based on three main factors: 1) he’s Catholic; 2) he was present at the March for Life event in Washington; and 3) he was wearing a MAGA hat, which, for purposes of orchestrating political tear-down’s against President Trump, has been deemed “racist” attire.
Archives for January 2019
With a sweep of gubernatorial pen, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo legalized the intention killing of pre-born children in cases of fetal inviability or when necessary to protect a mother’s life or health—in effect opening wide the door to brutal and diabolically evil late-term abortions on demand.
I am often recruited to speak at Confirmation events around the Midwest and, in the past, I would offer a “test” to check the candidates’ understanding of Confirmation. Unfortunately, nearly every student provided an incorrect definition. What is worse, sometimes priests and catechists could not provide a correct definition either. What is the sacrament of Confirmation?
“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to the whole creation” (Mk. 16:15). When I used to read that verse, I would tend to think it was directed to only the early church, only for the clergy, or only for those holier than I. But St. Paul taught me otherwise.
St. Agnes, a young virgin martyred in Rome at the tender age of twelve or thirteen, is a unique and unrepeatable saint whose principled conviction, fidelity and dedication to Christ leaves men of the world, then as now, fascinated yet perplexed.