What is novel about the City of Man we have ushered in is its idiosyncratic nature. It is not really a republic, or a democracy, or even a republican democracy or a democratic republic. It is an idiocracy. To have a democracy, you must have a people, a demos. To have a republic, there must be a public thing, a res publica, a common good that is being protected or promoted.
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The priest Zechariah’s prophecy at the birth of John the Baptist is mystical . Our Lord said that he had no equal. But, in another way, what was said of John can be said of each of us. John was endowed with all his potential before he was born. There are no accidental babies and no throw away people. Our lives are not meaningless accidents. Everything you are today you were at the first moment of your conception. John was destined from his conception to be our Lord’s forerunner.
Today we are making headway to a modern Sodom and Gomorrah. Does anyone recall why it was destroyed?
This video showcases how the evil of a godless culture can destroy our youth.
The HHS Mandate is a direct attack on our first liberty and an assault on all people of faith
June 22, 2012 / MariaNews.com Southern Baptists: gay rights not civil rights By FoxNews NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (Foxnews.com) – A day after electing their first African-American president in a historic move that strives to erase its legacy of racism, Southern Baptists passed a resolution opposing the idea that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue. ...
Love is “the flame of the candle of sacrifice”
My own children are always teaching me things in their childlike faith…
“We need to experience a wakeup call to join the struggle to return America to the way it was intended by our Founding Fathers…”