“Just as the ordering of right reason proceeds from man, so the order of nature is from God Himself: wherefore in sins contrary to nature, whereby the very order of nature is violated, an injury is done to God, the Author of nature” (STh, II-II, q154, A12).[click to continue...]
Father James Martin has been provided a national platform by the USCCB to go around promoting homosexuality and LGBTQ tolerance. We lay faithful who know our Catholic beliefs, Scripture, and the Natural Law remain dismayed at this man’s reach. Let me encourage those tired of Father Martin’s nonsense to ask for the intercession of Saint Peter Damian. Think of Saint Peter Damian as the anti-Father James Martin.[click to continue...]
Hitzel describes why he did so in the film. He describes the thought of becoming infected with HIV as a “gift.” He says it seemed like the biggest prize, wrapped with the biggest bow.
Only, in the end, he realizes how empty the promise was. He concludes the documentary saying, “I just can’t believe that it seemed like a livable thing to me—there was no benefit in this (bug chasing)—and that’s just what really needs to be said.”[click to continue...]
“The quality of any civilization depends upon the nature of the thoughts its great minds bequeath to it” -Archbishop Sheen.[click to continue...]
The right-to-life movement would be essentially erased, if pro-life advocates adopt Renkl’s short-sighted supposed solution.
Let’s begin by observing the most obvious error in her thinking. That is, by agreeing to not talk about the issues of abortion, contraception, so-called “gay marriage,” L.G.B.T. issues, and so forth, we would thus guarantee their further decaying of our culture. Only by shining a light into the darkness of sinful behavior does such behavior ever end. “Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them,” the Bible instructs (Eph 5:11).[click to continue...]
They have begun to make known their “preferred pronoun” they each wish to be called. Instead of he or she, ze and xe or some other made-up pronoun could be the way they wish to be called.
How did we get here? How did we get to the point where the political elites can claim there are more than two genders? Your grandparents would have never imagined this 40 years ago.[click to continue...]
Most people in our modern era can be accused of not doing much thinking about sex.
That is a funny assertion to make, I realize.
Our culture is saturated in sex, isn’t it?[click to continue...]
Christians who support a Biblical world view have a hard time wrapping their minds around this supposed redefinition of marriage.
After all, didn’t God create mankind “male and female”? (Gen 5:2).
Didn’t Christ Himself affirm that human beings were created “male and female”? (Matt 19:4, Mark 10:6).
So how then did our culture get so screwed up that a man and a man or a woman and a woman could be legally ‘married?’[click to continue...]
In his Summa Theologiae, St. Thomas states, “I answer that, Chastity takes its name from the fact that reason ‘chastises’ concupiscence, which, like a child, needs curbing, as the Philosopher [Aristote] states (Ethic. iii, 12). Now the essence of human virtue consists in being something moderated by reason, as shown above (Summa I-II, 64, 1). Therefore it is evident that chastity is a virtue” (II-II, 151, 1, co.).[click to continue...]
“What is at all costs to be avoided is the unfounded and demeaning assumption that the sexual behavior of homosexual persons is always and totally compulsive and therefore inculpable. -CDF[click to continue...]