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  • Biden Rightly Denied Communion By Parish Priest, But Not By Spineless Pope Francis

    11/01/2021 11:02:47 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 9 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | October 31, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    It is a fundamental doctrine of the Catholic Church that life begins at conception and ends at natural death and that an abortion ending human life is a grave sin, as is funding and promoting abortions. . It is also a fundamental doctrine of the Catholic Church that when presenting themselves to receive Holy Communion they should not be in a state of grave mortal sin. Yet here was the Vicar of Christ receiving President Joe Biden without any public rebuke or condemnation of Joe Biden, our second Catholic President, for his support of abortion on demand and its funding...
  • FLASHBACK: Joe Biden Denied Holy Communion

    10/31/2021 9:46:36 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 30, 2019 | Daniel John Sobieski
    In an age of “cafeteria Catholics” who pick and choose which church doctrines they will adhere to and which they will ignore, an age where we have a Pope Francis, who would have us pray for the oceans and invites Amazonian “priests” and their fertility gods into the Vatican, it was refreshing to see a Catholic priest speak truth to power and tell a craven Catholic politician that abortion-on-demand is a moral evil opposed by the Catholic Church and to approve of it means you are unworthy of receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion. You cannot be personally opposed to...
  • [Catholic]Sermon on the centrality of the Eucharist in the Mass.

    07/25/2021 3:26:43 PM PDT · by MurphsLaw · 1 replies
    Word on Fire Ministry ^ | 7-25-2021 | Aux. Bishop R. Barron
    14 min video on what you need to know about the Eucharist in the Mass... as written by the Apostle John.....Pray, brethren, that my sacrifice and yours may be acceptable to God, the almighty Father. The Mountain Top Mass Understand why we climb the mountain at Mass..
  • The Sacrifice of Worship

    06/30/2021 8:02:24 AM PDT · by Carpe Cerevisi · 2 replies
    Ancient Faith Ministries ^ | June 29, 2021 | Fr. Stephen Freeman
    When God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac (Genesis 22), there was no questioning on Abraham’s part about what was intended. He understood precisely what was involved in such a thing. There was wood to be gathered, an altar of stones to be constructed, the victim to be bound, and then the slitting of its throat with the gushing forth of blood, all consummated in the burning fires of the now-completed offering. What Abraham did was repeated in a variety of forms throughout the ancient world. Homer writes about Poseidon being absent from the Hellenic scene in order to...
  • Politics Is Paramount In The Unfaithful’s Pro-Abortion War On The Catholic Bishops

    06/24/2021 10:29:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 24, 2021 | Kylee Zempel
    Will the church view the culture war through the gospel, or will it view the gospel through the culture war? One approach is biblical. The other is deadly.Thanks to a communion controversy being clarified by the U.S. Catholic bishops and a continued insistence by President Joe Biden that his public actions are actually deeply personal matters, abortion is the issue of the day — and with it, questions of religious faithfulness.Corporate media are teaming up with nominal Catholics to smear the faithful as bad-faith political actors, while traditional Catholics work to convince an unconvinceable political class that their deeply held...
  • Congressman challenges Gomez with Eucharist 'dare.' What's at stake now?

    06/21/2021 7:54:47 AM PDT · by Saint Athanasius · 26 replies
    The Pillar ^ | June 19th, 2021 | JD Flynn
    After bishops endured several days of contentious debate over the Church’s Eucharistic disciplinary norms, a group of 60 U.S. Congressional representatives have weighed in, forcing the issue for some bishops from a theoretical debate to one far more practical, immediate, and closer to home. One congressman’s tweet poses a vexing test of leadership for U.S. bishops’ conference president Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, with similar tests for other bishops likely to follow. And for Gomez and the congressman, a clock is ticking, and the stakes are high. Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles. Credit: USCCB Share The Pillar The...
  • Priest: The big question for Catholic bishops is not really about Joe Biden and Communion (vomit alert)

    06/19/2021 2:43:12 PM PDT · by Marchmain · 14 replies
    CNN ^ | June 19, 2021 | Fr. Edward Beck
    Every time I place Communion in someone's hand or tongue, it is an act of faith -- on my part and on that of the communicant. I say the words, "the body of Christ," to which the response is "Amen," meaning "it is true" or "let it be so" -- not always said with certainty but, often, with hope. This revered sacrament of Communion is meant to signify what the word means: with oneness, with unity. The contentious debate of this week's American Catholic bishops' meeting threatens to have this sacrament become a symbol of division and a political and...
  • Christians tell Catholic bishops to 'Stop Partisan Politics,' Let Biden Take Communion

    06/18/2021 2:52:28 PM PDT · by Marchmain · 46 replies
    MSN / Newsweek ^ | June 18, 2021 | Jason Lemon
    New fossils reveal one of the largest land mammals ever found Monica Lewinsky responds to viral HBO intern's mistake: 'It gets better' More than 20,000 Christians have signed an online petition urging U.S. Cathholic bishops to "stop partisan politics," pushing back against their efforts to rebuke President Joe Biden and other Catholic politicians that support womens' reproductive rights. U.S. Catholic Bishops voted on Thursday to approve the drafting of a "teaching document" that would rebuke Biden and other Catholic lawmakers for receiving communion while supporting abortion. The result of the vote was announced on Friday, with a 168 in favor...
  • Bishops vote to draft teaching document on the Eucharist

    06/18/2021 11:52:04 AM PDT · by Marchmain · 8 replies
    Angelus ^ | June 18, 2021 | Dennis Sadowski
    The U.S. bishops approved by a wide margin a plan to draft a document to examine the "meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church" following a lengthy debate during their spring general assembly. The action to move forward passed with 168 votes in favor and 55 votes against it. There were six abstentions. The results, announced June 18, allows the bishops' Committee on Doctrine to draft the document and present it for discussion when the bishops reconvene in person in November. For more than two hours June 17, 43 bishops shared their views on whether such a...
  • USCCB appointment signals preparation for National Eucharistic Revival

    06/08/2021 11:49:33 AM PDT · by Marchmain · 5 replies
    Angelus ^ | Catholic News Service
    Ahead of the bishops' spring assembly, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington has appointed Father Jorge Torres, a priest of the Diocese of Orlando, Florida, to help implement a planned multiyear National Eucharistic Revival. Msgr. Jeffrey D. Burrill, USCCB general secretary, announced the appointment of Father Torres as a specialist for the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis June 7 and thanked Orlando Bishop John G. Noonan for releasing the priest for service to the USCCB. In his new role, effective July 12, Father Torres "joins the conference as the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis begins the promotion of...
  • Pelosi's Archbishop (SF) says NO to communion for pro-choice Catholics

    Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco has become the latest American bishop to advocate barring Catholic public figures who support abortion rights from communion, as debate on the topic continues to grow since President Joe Biden, the country’s second Catholic president and a pro-choice Democrat, took office. Cordileone’s letter is also significant because House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, another pro-choice Catholic Democrat, resides in the Archdiocese of San Francisco. “Our responsibility to the rest of the Catholic community is to assure them that the Church of Jesus Christ does take most seriously her mission to care for ‘the least of these,’...
  • Daily Mass Gospel Reflection - Bodily Attractions

    04/23/2021 8:52:57 AM PDT · by MurphsLaw · 9 replies
    Word on Fire Ministry ^ | 4-23-2021 | Aux. Bishop R. Barron
    THIRD WEEK OF EASTER JOHN 6:52–59 Friends, today’s Gospel declares that the Word really became flesh. Why has the Incarnation been resisted from the very beginning? Why is the extension of the Incarnation, which is the Eucharist, still such a source of division? I think it has to do with flesh. God became one of us, as close to us as blood and muscle and bone. It is no longer correct to say simply that God is in his heaven and we are on the earth. It is not correct to say simply that God is spirit and we are...
  • Daily Gospel Reflection - The Body of Christ

    04/07/2021 4:38:01 AM PDT · by MurphsLaw
    Word on Fire Ministry ^ | 04-07-2021 | Aux. Bishop of L.A.
    The Octave of Easter Luke 24:13–35 Friends, in today’s Gospel, Jesus enlightens the disciples on the road to Emmaus. Have you ever tried to solve a puzzle and then were surprised when the various pieces suddenly fell into place? Well, this is what happens to these disciples as Jesus begins to speak: “How slow of heart [you are] to believe all that the prophets spoke! Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things and enter into his glory?” The whole of Christianity is hanging here in the balance. The disciples didn’t get it at first. They didn’t...
  • Eating the body of Jesus doesn't compute

    02/13/2021 8:18:22 AM PST · by HypatiaTaught · 225 replies
    February 13 2021 | Self
    Good morning my conservative FRiends. I am reaching out to hopefully get an answer to my lifelong question of a central belief in the Christian faith, especially the Roman Catholic faith. Background: I grew up in a very Roman Catholic family. I am number 10 of 13 children, 8 boys, 5 girls. Mom also had 2 miscarriages which in truth, she became pregnant with 10 boys rather than the 8. Mom had 15 pregnancies in 17 years. We went to Mass every Sunday and all the holy days. Mom actually taught Catechism to the community and was a very loving...
  • Athanasius Schneider Launches International Crusade of Eucharistic Reparation [Catholic Caucus] [Excerpt Only: Important Conclusion Of Statement, Followed by Powerful Prayer Penned By The Auxiliary Bishop Himself]

    07/22/2020 11:24:04 AM PDT · by one guy in new jersey · 6 replies
    The Remnant ^ | July 20, 2020 | Athanasius Schneider, Auxiliary Bishop of the archdiocese of Saint Mary in Astana
    In the current so-called “COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency,” horrible abuses of the Most Blessed Sacrament have increased still more. Many dioceses around the world mandated Communion in the hand, and in those places the clergy, in an often humiliating manner, deny the faithful the possibility to receive the Lord kneeling and on the tongue, thus demonstrating a deplorable clericalism and exhibiting the behavior of rigid neo-Pelagians. Furthermore, in some places the adorable Eucharistic Body of Christ is distributed by the clergy and received by the faithful with household or disposable gloves. The treating of the Blessed Sacrament with gloves suitable for...
  • Mystery of Hope - A Meditation

    06/16/2020 7:29:03 PM PDT · by MurphsLaw · 6 replies
    Catholicism Pure &Simple/ Baronius Press | 6-16-2020 | St. Cyril of Jerusalem
    MEDITATION Jesus said: “I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If any man eat of this bread, he shall live forever, and the bread that I will give is My Flesh, for the life of the world.” The Jews disliked this speech; they began to question and dispute the Master’s words. But Jesus answeredthem still more forcefully: “Amen, amen, I say unto you, except you eat the Flesh of the Son of man and drink His Blood, you shall not have life in you” (John 6:51-54). These are definitive words which leave no room for doubt; if...
  • Bishop Barron's Daily Gospel Reflection - Real Soul Food

    06/14/2020 7:20:06 AM PDT · by MurphsLaw · 1 replies
    Word on fire Ministry | 6-14-2020 | Bishop Robert Barron
    SOLEMNITY OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST - CORPUS CHRISTI JOHN 6:51-58 Friends, in today’s Gospel Jesus promises eternal life to those who eat his Flesh and drink his Blood. Many of the Church Fathers characterized the Eucharist as food that effectively immortalizes those who consume it. They understood that if Christ is really present in the Eucharistic elements, the one who eats and drinks the Lord’s Body and Blood becomes configured to Christ in a far more than metaphorical way. The Eucharist Christifies and hence eternalizes. If the Eucharist were no more than a symbol, this kind of...
  • Catholic Bishops Pander To Washington State Politics Rather Than Defend Their Faith

    05/28/2020 10:28:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 28, 2020 | Carina Benton
    Bishops are keeping sacraments suspended indefinitely and allowing Washington churches to be treated differently than other establishments in terms of opening. Washington state Catholic leaders would rather stick it to the president than let him defend their right to celebrate Mass. Following President Donald TrumpÂ’s direction on Friday for states to allow houses of worship to reopened and to declare public worship as essential, Gov. Jay Inslee immediately thumbed his nose, and Washington bishops quickly follow suit.In a disappointing response, the bishops demonstrated that rather than stand up for their flock and acknowledge the presidentÂ’s commitment to religious freedom, they...
  • Bishop Barron's Daily Gospel Reflection - Biting the Hand that feeds...

    05/07/2020 7:17:50 AM PDT · by MurphsLaw · 1 replies
    Word on Fire Ministry | 5-7-2020 | Bishop Robert Barron
    Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter John 13:16-20 Friends, in today’s Gospel Jesus announces his betrayal just after transforming bread and wine into his Body and Blood. It is of great moment that, immediately after this extraordinary event, Jesus speaks of treachery: “The one who ate my food has raised his heel against me.” In the biblical reading, God’s desires have been, from the beginning, opposed. Consistently, human beings have preferred the isolation of sin to the festivity of the sacred meal. Theologians call this tendency the mysterium iniquitatis (the mystery of evil), for there is no rational ground...
  • Video -- Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Western Oregon/Portland

    05/06/2020 4:53:33 PM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies
    archdpdx.org ^ | 05-05-20 | Archbishop Sample
    Encouraging message about reopening Catholic Churches in Oregon/Archdiocese of Portland. Recommendation as well as some restrictions are still in place. Possibility of more Masses with 25 parishioners at each Mass.