Thursday, May 31, 2012

The Cristero War - Religious Freedom War in Mexico

This untold story of the 1920's Religious Freedom War, "The Cristero War" which was deleted from history books and not learned in Mexican public schools.

If you were Catholic at this time in Mexico you were persecuted and killed. While this war was in the 1920's the persecution of the Catholic Church lasted a lot longer. Some say the persecution of the Catholic Church still goes on in Mexico.

The scary part is while the persecution of Catholics isn't so blatantly violent here in the U.S.  it is undeniably here. Celebrities, News Papers, reports and even now in the HHS Mandate of the the Obama administration.

Catholic and non-Catholics need to be aware of this. This persecution if accepted will grow to any group that opposes those in power.

Here's the Wikipedia page on it: Persecution of Christians in Mexico  

Checkout this news clip and trailer

NBC's Today Interviews Mexican Actor Who Stars in Religious-Liberty Film 'For Greater Glory'  

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Sammie Hick...An Amazing Story of Hearing Lose Re-gained

This is amazing..and very heart tugging to say the least. Some technology advances are priceless.
Check out Sammie Hicks Story...the video says it all
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Vatican Bulter Focus of Main Stream Media

Looks like the Vatican Butler scandal is just what the doctor ordered as a distraction from the law suits of the U.S. Catholic Diocese against the HHS Mandate.

The coverage of the law suits has been sparse at best and mostly on purpose in my opinion.But now with this Butler spy and the advent and speculation of possible Cardinals being involved, well it couldn't have come at a better time for the Obama administration.

The actions of the Catholic Church against the Obama administration are proving to gain some attention and traction with most Catholics and that's not what the administration wants.

Expect the Main Stream Media to further the the distraction. Anything to shield the Obama Presidential campaign.

He's the beginning of this MSNBC article

Leaks, corruption, intrigue: Cardinal among plotters in Vatican scandal?  

Monday, May 28, 2012

Memorial Day - Thank you Vets

A major thank you to all Vet's in all wars. Our Freedom is due to your sacrifice.
Film: Return to amazing Documentary

Sunday, May 27, 2012

The Prophet Rossanne Barr

Another Celebrity Anti-Catholic wacko...
Roseanne Barr went on an anti-Catholic rant on Twitter,

On Friday, far-left actress Roseanne Barr went on an anti-Catholic rant on Twitter,  as she seemingly gave her take on the controversy over ObamaCare's abortifacient/contraception mandate. Barr reused some of her previous bigoted attacks: painting Catholic priests as child molesters, and calling for the registration of the Church as a PAC. She even called for the taxation of the Catholic Church.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Media Ignores Catholic Outrage

The outrage of the Catholic Church is no doubt being ignored by the media ... obviously to shield the president and his campaign attempts to hide from the Mandate issue.

These attempts to mask the issue in "Women's Health" is not working os the only strategy is to ignore, with the help of the media

If we ignore it, this attempt to tell us what to do or what to believe in...well it won't stop there.

Another Disasterous/Deadly Season on Mt. Everest

Four dead last week because of a traffic jam on the mighty mountain. I don't know, I think this could have been avoided. There must be someone controlling the amount of people going up at one time.

Don't know all the details so I don't know all the facts. The article just highlights the deadly week.

Prayers for the families involved.

Days after deaths, another crowd attempts Everest  
Last weekend, four climbers died on their way down from the summit amid a traffic jam of more than 200 people scrambling to conquer the world's highest peak as the weather worsened. A similar crowd is expected this weekend, but there have been no reports of climbers in trouble and the weather is good.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

"Ring of Fire" ...Path

 A rare occurrence and one you don't want to miss.
Here's some information if you plan to see it.

Monday, May 07, 2012

France Elects Socalist As Presidents

Well it looks like the voters in France have sealed their fate. They have chosen  socialist  Francois Hollande as their next President.

I think the ramifications of this for the European Union will be catastrophic. Already the Euro is down. It's like one of the stakes holding up the EU tent has just been up rooted. 

The people have spoken. The 'I WANT IT NOW' majority has dealt a devastating blow to their well being and a Greek like demise maybe in the future.

Whats really scary is the choice of the voters here in the US in November. Will we chose a similar path?

Will Hollande be a friend or a foe to the U.S.?

Time will tell.

Socialist Francois Hollande wins French presidency  

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Did Muhammad Really Exist?

What a great question!
We often hear questions doubting the existence of Jesus as a really person but we never hear such questions about the prophet Muhammad.

Author Robert Spencer has now written a new book offering up this question. Now I have read (actually listen to the book on tape) Spencer's previous 2006 Bibliography The Truth About Muhammad.

His new book is entitled: Did Muhammad Exist?  

I've got to get a copy.

Here's a short interview with the Author Robert Spencer:

Saturday, May 05, 2012

The Crusades ...The Same Old Erroneous Objections

The American Catholic Blog, has a cool piece on the tall tales and erroneous objections to the Crusades, even though the facts are explained to the them over and over again

Rick Santorum attempts again to bring to point that the crusades are not an unprovoked aggressive act of Christians against the Muslims, but apparently the Young Turks group isn't history literate and has their own agenda, facts be damned. And of course they end their arguments with a character attack. Typical for this group.

Wow...maybe this guy should follow his own advise and "READ HISTORY"

The Crusades and Historical Ignorance 

If You Became Catholic...

Taylor Marshall, the new Dean of College at St Thomas More has a three part series on the topic,

What Would Your Family Say…If You Became Catholic? (Part 3 on Becoming Catholic

Check it out!

Friday, May 04, 2012

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Catholic Social Justice...Bring it on!

One of the best books I've read on the subject of Catholic Social Doctrine is one by J. Brian Benestad, his book 'Church State and Society - An Introduction to Catholic Social Doctrine'.

Of course the Compendium of Catholic Social Doctrine is the official Church source along with various Encyclical and teaching of the Church Father (particularly Aquinas) but Benestad does a great job of breaking it down and explaining it in understandable morsels.

Our parish Men's Fellowship is undertaking a study on the subject and we are using the book Indivisable By James Robison and Jay W. Richards along with a DVD series by Msgr. Stuart Swetland entitled Catholic Social Teaching   

Carl Olsen of Insight Scoop has a fine article on the subject, 'It is time to get serious about Catholic social doctrine' that is a must read.

He talks in part about the intentional strategy of the present Administration to 'divide and conquer' all opponents including and especially Catholics all for the goal of re-election.

Obama, though not part of the Church Hierarchy (Pope, Cardinal, Bishop, Priest) gets to define what Catholic Social Doctrine and it's terminology and call upon those he prefers within the Church, usually someone who is will to lend their Catholic identity to confuse fellow Catholics.

We need to educate ourselves brothers and sisters of the faith. We need to learn what true Catholic Social Doctrine really means as defined by the Church. The resources that I mention above are a place to start. Most likely you won't hear it from the pulpit. You will hear it from self proclaimed experts in the news like Pelosi, Dowd, Biden, and numerous other politicians and celebrities as well as misinformed leaders of the Church.

We spend so much time on our iPads, iPhone, TV, and everything else. We need to divert some of those distractions (all good in themselves) to learn the tenets of our faith.

Chen Guangcheng...I'm So Saddened

Ya know this really breaks my heart. You listen to so much complaining here in the Good'Ol  U.S.A. I have done so myself at times.

To hear Chen Guangcheng's story just makes me feel not only embarrassed by my own complaining but I really feel for this guy and his family. I can't believe there isn't anything we can do. And while we as US citizens may not know the whole behind the scenes workings it sure appears that our administration is playing the 'head in the sand' game.

There must be something we can do. I will offer up my daily rosaries until resolution of this matter.

Please keep Chen and his family in your prayers.

Activist Chen Guangcheng: Let Me Leave China on Hillary Clinton’s Plane    

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Commander and Chief or Opportunist?

As Commander and Chief, the President is called upon to make the hard decisions especially in times of war, however a commander in chief is not one who claims credit for the actual actions that others put their own lives on the line for.

Yet that's what President Obama has done with his latest campaign ad. A totally thought out orchestrated attempt to take credit for the the killing of Bin Laden, backed by former President Clinton. 

And now actual members of the Seal organization have had enough and see the situation for what it is. Using them and the dangers they put themselves under to further his own interest.

That's just disgraceful.
SEALs slam Obama for using them as 'ammunition' in bid to take credit for bin Laden killing during election campaign