" "Let us make up for lost time. Let us give to God the time that remains to us." — St. Alphonsus Liguori

Monday, July 25, 2016

Monday Musings - Called To Action Not Silence

The Church's selective silence in the face of clear and unambiguous evil is impossible to reconcile with our moral obligations and the ageless wisdom of so many of our forbears in the Faith. 

Why do our leaders hesitate for even a second to publicly and unrelentlessly oppose such evils as killing and harvesting of body parts for profit and continued funding of Planned Parenthood? 

Why is there any delay in publicly correcting and reprimanding Catholic public figures who support  positions contrary to Church teaching and yet profess to be faithful Catholics? 

Why do we refuse to immediately tell our government officials when they direct us to act contrary to our Catholic beliefs and God's Truth that we will not comply, instead of simply and meekly saying we will support Court challenges to such directives?

Why? - a most compelling question requiring a loud response! Here is one offered by Father M. Raymond, O.C.S.O. more than half a century ago:
 
 

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