Tag: Hypocrissy

Ash Wednesday Hypocrites!

The article below provides excellent information on the western Catholic practice of receiving ashes on their forehead today. The handling of symbolism, identity, sincerity, and hypocrisy is deftly handled by this article. You could apply this teaching to many debates regarding the utility of symbolism and rituals versus say, worshipping false idols. http://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2022/03/02/ash-wednesday-catholic-242449 Are you a hypocrite? If your reading this, my bet is … Read More Ash Wednesday Hypocrites!

The Heretical Voter

Objectively my political views lean left in American politics. I have plenty of company among Catholic voters. However, a solid group of the Catholics vote staunchly republican based on two issues: abortion and taxation. Abortion is the high moral ground vote. Taxation tends to be the selfishly motivated vote. Less taxes paid by the upper middle class and wealthy, less services for the lower … Read More The Heretical Voter

Confrontation with thy neighbor?

It has come to an epic confrontation for all American Catholics and Christians. Politicians, families, friends, religious affiliations, and work associations once in comfortable silos have been shattered by a crisis of conscience over immigration.  They have to face each other across the divide of rich and poor, red or blue, pro-Trump or not. There is real fear out there for the American middle … Read More Confrontation with thy neighbor?

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