Skip to comments.I'm a White Christian Man and I'm Acknowledging My Privilege for Lent
Posted on 03/01/2017 3:16:25 PM PST by C19fan
"Rend your hearts, not your garments!" These are the challenging words of the prophet Joel that will greet Christians in churches around the world as they mark the beginning of Lent with the celebration of Ash Wednesday. Lent, too domesticated over time, is nothing short a radical ancient invitation to reject the emerging dictatorship of superficiality that too often sullies our lives and our communities and to take up a new path that celebrates authentic encounter and encourages our own our conversion and a transformation of the entire human race.
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Can’t post a reply. Confirmation they don’t want to hear anything other than what they already feel.
I’m giving up profanity for Lent — which makes it very hard to respond to this guy’s ignorance.
It occurred to me that the spirit of Lent, which focuses on humble repentence, is the exact opposite of loudly broadcasting what you have “given up.”
“I am what I am by the grace of God.”
This chap wants to repudiate THAT? Boy the devil has laid an illusion on him.
“Privileged” Christendom’s true duty is to share the “privilege” with all who are willing to receive it. That’s their problem if they adamantly characterize that as “thinking white.”
A Humble Redneck I Was Born :) talk'n about Jesus
Just go black face then for Lent pal - see how your SJW’s accept you then.
“Acknowledging My Privilege”
Is that anything like being thankful.
Sure, I’m thankful for being a white, male Christian. Am I supposed to feel bad about that?
It sure sounds like a bogus ‘Catholic’ group.
He does need to get over himself, though.
“For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.”
They need to talk to those various minorities about being a protected class and having everything paid for them about “privilege”.
Most of those stupid white people have had the White Privilege to pay trillions of their own dollars for welfare to black people and to those White Privileged folks in Appalacia.
Christopher Hale, Executive Director
Christopher Hale is the executive director of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good and the co-founder of Millennial. At 27, he is the youngest executive director of a national Catholic nonprofit in the United States.
Christopher has dedicated his career to the gritty intersection of faith and politics and the reconciliation among people of all political and religious stripes in the pursuit of the common good. In the same month, he has been derided as a “radical right winger” and a “lapdog for liberals” by two different national commentators, a strong sign that he’s willing to go beyond stale partisan labels to promote the social mission of the Catholic Church in public life.
A columnist for TIME on faith and politics and a Fox News contributor, he and his work have appeared on CNN, MSNBC and FOX News, and in The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today among other publications. In his media work, he has spoken and interviewed the top Catholic politicians in the United States, including Joseph Biden, John Boehner, Paul Ryan, and Nancy Pelosi.
A strong advocate for the politics of inclusion in public life, Christopher has advised and lobbied some of the top elected officials in the United States, including the President, Vice President, and Speaker of the House. He has also led and participated in the creation of several amicus curiae briefs filed in the Supreme Court.
A White House alumnus, he helped lead national Catholic outreach for President Barack Obamas 2012 re-election campaign.
His first book Rebuild God’s House: Pope Francis’s Challenge to American Catholics is due out later this year.
Stephen Seufert, National Project Manager
Stephen Seufert is the national project manager for Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, a position has has served in since 2015. Since 2014, he also has served as the state director of Keystone Catholics, CACG’s social justice advocacy organization in Pennsylvania dedicated to promoting the common good.
A noted politico and organizer in Pennsylvania politics, Stephen and and his work have appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, Busted Halo, and Sojourners among other publications.
Laura Morrisey, Operations Manger
Laura is the operation manager for Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good. A Texas native, Laura brings to the organization decades of operations and management experience in both for-profit and non-profit realms. A passionate defender of creation and animals, Laura’s work is the glue that keeps the trains running on time at our organization.
Robert Christian, Editor of Millennial
Robert Christian is the editor of Millennial, a stand alone digital publication sponsored by Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good. He has served in this position since 2012. Robert is a PhD candidate in politics at the Catholic University of America and a graduate fellow at the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies. He also serves as a senior fellow at Democrats for Life of America.
A noted commentator and scholar on faith in public life, he and his work have appeared in TIME, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, among other publications.
Dr. Arthur Fitzmaurice, Senior Fellow
Dr. Arthur Fitzmaurice is a noted voice, scholar, and advocate for LGBT Catholics in the United States. Dr. Fitzmaurice concurrently serves as an officer for the Centers for Disease Control. In both roles, he combines his passion for people with his talents for analytical and critical thinking. Dr. Fitzmaurice has a particular interest in empowering marginalized and excluded populations to participate in public and ecclesial life.
Dr. Fitzmaurice also serves as the resource director for the Catholic Association for Lesbian and Gay Ministry. He and his work have appeared in America Magazine, National Catholic Reporter, and other noted national publications.
Soros-Funded Catholic Left Is Dishonest
By Bill Donohue
This article was originally published by CNSNews.com July 19, 2016.
Catholics are as divided as the rest of the nation when it comes to voting, and many look to activist Catholic groups for guidance. While there are good people on both sides, not every organization that adopts the Catholic label is to be trusted.
For the record, I am not talking about entities that lean left or lean rightthe Church itself is not one-dimensional. I am speaking about activist groups that claim to be Catholic yet receive a large share of their funding from forces that are manifestly hostile to Catholicism. This is certainly the case with Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good.
Catholics in Alliance is a front for George Soros, the billionaire who supports abortion-on-demand and other public policy initiatives that are anathema to the Catholic Church.
It is run by Christopher Hale, a left-wing activist who works with Catholic dissidents and ex-Catholics to oppose the Church. He has an article posted on the website of Time that explains why Soros greases him: It is titled, Trump-Pence is the Most Anti-Catholic Republican Ticket in Modern History.
Hale is entitled to his pro-Clinton position, but it is dishonest to pretend that he is not pushing the Soros agenda. Unlike the Catholic League, which never writes grants seeking funding from a foundation, and is wholly dependent on rank-and-file Catholics for donations, Catholics in Alliance is not a true membership organization.
Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good is an Organizing for America (Obamunist) front group. They are Podesta’s accomplices and assets.
Need I say more?
Self loathing is a mental disturbance.
Pretty much all you need to know in one post! Fake Catholic, with journalistic references from every left wing rag.
The Apes of Nairobi...I think my mom really liked that group.
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