Voting as a Catholic means supporting political candidates who best harmonize with the teaching of the Church on faith and morals. That means voting consistently pro-life in opposition to the intrinsic evil of abortion. Candidates who support abortion cannot normally receive our support. As an intrinsic evil, abortion is a non-negotiable. As Pope St. John Paul II noted, the right to life must be “defended with maximum determination.”
Celebrating Thanksgiving should call to mind the many blessings Christ has bestowed upon us. However, many of the blessings we’ve enjoyed in the past are at risk. We can no longer sit idly by and watch.
Through prayerful consideration, a lot of talks with God and with my priest, I’ve concluded marriage is not something I’m called to do. Just like the seminarian who sat in front of the camera with tears in his eyes and heartbreak on his face, I sit writing this article knowing today, tomorrow, in a year, ten, twenty, I will not be married.
Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden was recently denied Holy Communion by Fr. Robert Morey for obstinately persevering in manifest grave sin. Thank God for this holy priest who was courageous enough to do the right thing.
Saint Charles Borromeo was a true reformer of the Church. Growing up during the time of the Protestant Revolution in the 16th century, he was present at the Council of Trent and tirelessly labored to promote moral formation and religious education in his diocese.