Bishops must guide the faithful


This is in response to the comment last week regarding the U.S. bishops’ letters to their parishes.

Let’s not let arrogance trump humility and obedience. Being American comes second to being Catholic.

“That which is Catholic cannot be stupid, and that which is stupid cannot be Catholic.” (Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, cited in George Weigel’s book: “God’s Choice”)

The bishops do not need to ask us for our opinion nor do they need our permission to perform their duty to the Church. Their letters are necessary to warn the faithful of the dangers this mandate poses to all of Christianity.


People, do you really think this is about health care?

Once the first thread is pulled, the entire fabric unravels.

In the wise words of St. Paul: “O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you.  Avoid the godless chatter and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge, for by professing it some have missed the mark as regards the faith. Grace be with you.” (1 Timothy 6:20)

Vicki  Nace


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