Disciples In Action

It is not uncommon among politicians, celebrities or even progressive catholic clergy the attempt to resignify what it means to be a Catholic, reinterpreting dogmas, doctrines and rulings stemmed from the Magisterium of The Church over 2000 years.  It is well know that one of the most popular tactics among revolutionaries is to empty the meaning of words and replace it with a new sense which advances their agenda. After all, if a word loses its core manining, it can mean anything.

Jesus is the Incarnate Word. He came from heaven to save us, and He left us His Word – the Bible, and the Eucharist – His Body and Blood.

In the Bible Saint Paul said, “For whoever eats and drinks without recognizing the body, eats and drinks judgment on himself.” 1 Corinthians 11:29. Furthermore, Jesus said “If anyone causes one of these little ones to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.” Matthew 18:6. Therefore, those who unrepentantly harms the life of the unborn and promotes perversion and promiscuity to children cannot approach the Table of the Lord and consume the Body of Christ.

Recently, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops decided to vote a document on the Eucharist, explaining its importance and its beauty. It seems that the document intends to point out the responsibility of each Catholic regarding the Eucharist, rather than discipline Its dispensation.

We, on the side of the Tradition of the Church, must be watchful about the developments of such document and relentlessly remind the Bishops to uphold the teachings of the Magisterium of the Church, honoring the words of Saint Paul, so as not to bring judgement upon ourselves.

Below is an excerpt from the USCCB web page.

Since the conclusion of the Spring Plenary Assembly of the U.S. bishops last week, there has been much attention on the vote taken to draft a document on the Eucharist. The question of whether or not to deny any individual or groups Holy Communion was not on the ballot. The vote by the bishops last week tasked the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Doctrine to begin the drafting of a teaching document on the Eucharist. The Eucharist is the source and summit of Christian life. The importance of nurturing an ever deeper understanding of the beauty and mystery of the Eucharist in our lives is not a new topic for the bishops. The document being drafted is not meant to be disciplinary in nature, nor is it targeted at any one individual or class of persons. It will include a section on the Church’s teaching on the responsibility of every Catholic, including bishops, to live in accordance with the truth, goodness and beauty of the Eucharist we celebrate.



Hyde Amendment Updates from USCCB

Beginning in 1976, the Hyde amendment and similar measures have prevented the federal government from forcing pro-life Americans to support abortion with their tax dollars. Now the 44-year-long bipartisan consensus on this issue is under attack.


Beginning in 1976, the Hyde amendment and similar measures have prevented the federal government from forcing pro-life Americans to support abortion with their tax dollars. Now the 44-year-long bipartisan consensus on this issue is under attack.

Pro-abortion groups are campaigning to rescind Hyde, and to make this policy reversal permanent through the so-called “EACH Woman” Act (Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance Act, S. 758/H.R. 1692). This extreme measure would require every federal health program to cover, and every federal health facility to provide, elective abortions. It would even nullify state and local policies against abortion coverage, rescinding the compromise policy agreed to by President Obama and congressional Democrats in the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (42 USC §18023).

This campaign uses claims developed by public relations strategists to overcome widespread public objections to publicly funded abortion. Here are those claims with a response.