But my heart is heavy— as perhaps many of yours are— about the future our kids will face — in a culture that is becoming anti-Christ and is losing its moral compass. Our “one nation under God” is crumbling. Psalm 11 laments: “Foundations once destroyed, what can the just do?” God help us. And He will. He promised that “against His Church the gates of hell will not prevail.” Amen! But in the meantime we’re in a fight.

Mortal sin has become law — abortion, euthanasia, gay marriage so-called, to name a few. Our Lady of Fatima warned us that the final battle would be over the family. According to St. John Paul II, the family,defined as a husband, wife and child, is “the living icon of the Holy Trinity.” Thus, it is no wonder evil hates it and is at work, “to steal, kill and destroy” it.Continue Reading

The Heart of the Matter

These brief essays may or may not describe the church you are in. 

They may or may not describe the persons sitting next to you in the pew. 

They may or may not describe the persons living in your home. 

They may or may not describe the person occupying your own shoes.

But we can assure you, the symptoms revealed in these essays exist in many churches… far too many churches.  And the causes are not something that can be easily dismissed.Continue Reading

Kudos from everyone here at The Laity for the brave souls who took five “Pachamama” statues from a Roman Catholic church of Santa Maria in Transpontina and threw them off the edge of Ponte Sant’Angelo into the Tiber.  This is a kind of “liberation theology” we can get behind.

“The YouTube video shows an unidentified man removing the statues from the church before placing them on the edge of the Ponte Sant’Angelo and pushing them into the river below. The description indicates that the events took place on the morning of Monday, October 21.”Continue Reading

No longer will we stand by in silence as priests fail to teach the truth in our churches.  No longer will we permit religious education teachers to lead our children into grievous error.  No longer will we permit our leaders to allow and even promote the scourge of sexual sin in the seminaries and the priesthood.Continue Reading