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Coptic & Cristero: To Die For Love FeaturedWritten by Michael Matt | Editor
This month marks the second anniversary of the martyrdom of 21 Coptic Christians at the hands of Islamic terrorists. Their crime? Loving Christ enough to die for Him. Would Roman Catholics do the same? What motivates martyrs, if not love? Michael Matt asks the question: Is it because the New Order no longer speaks of Holy MOTHER Church that so few of her sons seem willing to die for her anymore?
What have we lost? What was life in the Church like just 40 years ago? Growing up Catholic...and remembering what we lost. Scapulars. Meat-less Friday. Ember Days. Midnight Masses. Catholic Schools. Unlocked churches. Kids on bikes (sans helmet). Dogs without leashes. Large Catholic families. Remember?
Michael Matt 'goes off' on the revolution of Vatican II, pointing out what life was like before Catholics got "sophisticated."
John asked me to do him a favor and help notify his many, many friends all around the world that he may not live to see his birthday on Friday. He wishes everyone to know that he’s not in pain. He wishes us all to know that, as he put it, “either we believe in Divine Providence or we don’t. I believe in it, and I know that God has known for all eternity that I would be here in this hospital today, ready to die.”
SUNDAY SERMONS: Father speaks of St. Paul's letter to the Corinthians, wherein he lists his sufferings and persecutions--his so-called "Fools List"—for the sake of Jesus Christ. Father then compares the sufferings of St. Paul to those of Catholics who've tried to remain faithful to Christ over the past 50 years of revolution in the Church.