I came across this post by Jeff Pearlman. On his website, he has what he calls The Quaz, which is a Q&A session with various homo sapiens. This one is with John Martignoni who is a Catholic christian and as such should be of interest to this audience. Enjoy! http://www.jeffpearlman.com/john-martignoni/
By Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jul 7, 2016 / 06:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the Supreme Court struck down Texas’ abortion clinic regulations last week, a new report claims that these clinics are ignoring health standards and continuing to put women at risk. “It just shows that, over and over again, the abortion industry is more concerned about putting profit ahead of the safety of women,” said Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood employee and Continue Reading →
The Gospel from Monday the second week of Advent is the gospel of the paralyzed man who is lowered through the roof. It is presented to us in Advent because, among the many prophecies about the Messiah, would be that the lame would walk. But the Gospel also helps us to focus on Jesus’ central mission for us, and it is very provocatively expressed in this Gospel. The Gospel passage contains a rather peculiar and Continue Reading →
Late last week on the blog the I made mention of the sins that “cry to heaven for vengeance.” The traditional list, is summarized in the Catechism which states The catechetical tradition also recalls that there are “sins that cry to heaven”: the blood of Abel, the sin of the Sodomites, the cry of the people oppressed in Egypt, the cry of the foreigner, the widow, and the orphan, injustice to the wage earner (# Continue Reading →
When we truly find that light the need to shine it everywhere will be compelling. Anything less than its full exposure means we have passed judgment. When we tepidly proclaim the word of the Lord so as not to give offense, we judge our listeners to be beyond its benefit. When we mute the doctrinal teaching of the Church so as not to challenge, we judge people deserving of the sin that enslaves them. When Continue Reading →
Fr. Michael Rodriguez: The Christian Life: Life for God and Death to Sin. A few thoughts from a priest who is not afraid to preach against sin and to embrace a life lived for God. Inspirational.
Pope Pius XII made a disturbing observation in 1946, when he stated the following: “the sin of the century is the loss of the sense of sin” (Pope Pius XII, Radio Message to the U.S. National Catechetical Congress in Boston, October 26, 1946). Few, over 50, who continue to live in this age would argue with that observation. Who among us can say they are unaware of a new attitude, which places Continue Reading →