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Pro-abortion violence at Catholic churches on Mothers Day 2022: You ready?

“Christian denomination”? That would be the Catholic Church founded by Christ Jesus, Son of the Living God, with something like 1.4 billion members. We’re The Church, not just some denomination, nor just a particular back-creek congregation.

All Catholic parishes in these USA, many tens of thousands of churches, are put on notice that they may be subjected to hate crimes wrought by pro-abortion hate groups in their protests against the possible SCOTUS decision overturning Roe v Wade of 1973, which would then kick legislation on abortion back to the voters of the various States. The hate crimes are threatened to happen this weekend, May 7 and 8, at the Mothers Day weekend Masses. It would be prudent to jack up situational awareness. Incidents are likely to take place anywhere that the most publicity can be had, whether that’s a cathedral or the tiniest parish in North America. Terrorism always wants to say that it can happen to you, wherever you are.

Catholic churches are private property. No one has a public, entitled “right” to be there. Anyone can be trespassed. Anyone causing real violence may be subject to receiving proportionate force to stop their violence, to stop the threat of already being delivered violence that threatens life or severe bodily compromise. But don’t escalate anything, ever, for any reason. That’s what they want. Don’t do it. You do what they do when it comes to them crossing the line of violence, meaning, as THE rule of engagement, don’t be proactive, be reactive: If a baby is smashed to the floor you take the perp(s) to the floor with only enough force as is necessary. You call 911 first. You video everything from the beginning. But I digress with that which needs a separate post. Let’s continue:

Antifa and BLM, not (yet) pegged with a domestic terrorist appellative, will be assisting groups “honoring” deceased super-abortion-maniac Ruth Bader Ginsburg by terrorizing an entire class of people (tens of millions of Catholics), perhaps with real violence, the smashing of statues, the breaking of windows, the usual spray-painting, perhaps pepper spraying, throwing of acid, sucker-punches, stabbing, gunfire, Molotov cocktails, arson, looting… you know, the usual “mostly peaceful protests” specifically with the intention of forcing the government into a political change. This is the very definition of domestic terrorism.

Bill Donohue of the Catholic League notes how idiotic are these protests against the SCOTUS, for while RBG “was an abortion-rights advocate, she also made it clear that the decision to legalize abortion should not have been made by the Supreme Court – it was up to lawmakers to render such a ruling. Moreover, she was never one to promote violence, never mind counsel a Nazi-like attack disrupting Mass.”

Bill Donohue stops short of the domestic terrorism description, for now, but does promise to “press the authorities to prosecute any attack on a Catholic Church as a hate crime.” We’ll see what happens.

Bill is right to say that “if President Biden does not address this issue, he is aiding and abetting anti-Catholicism.” I wish he would also denounce various ecclesiastics who do not pastorally correct Joe Biden to the scandal of the entire world.

Anyway, Bill continues on to say that “these thugs need to be stopped in their tracks.” I don’t know what Bill means by that, perhaps he means legally, even months and years down the line. I don’t know.

But that brings up the question of stopping violence:

  • What about thugs needing to be stopped while they are throwing the little babies of our parish down and smashing their brains out all over the floor?
  • What about thugs needing to be stopped while they are breaking the frail bodies of our elderly parishioners?
  • What about the thugs needing to be stopped who march right up to desecrate the Blessed Sacrament during Holy Mass?

In North Carolina law, such disruption quickly ramps up to aggravated felony charges.

  • “But why are at all concerned about your little parish, Father George!? It’s the tiniest in North America! No one cares about your little church, Father George! Pfft!”

Don’t be so sure. We’ve already had what seemed to be a George Soros funded group from the university campus up the highway come and visit the church on a Sunday while we were still counting the collection, scoping us out, actually asking about our ability to defend ourselves. Get that? They wanted to use the parish to set up community organizing. Such smart university students! I asked them a few incisive questions. They left totally humiliated. They left. But I’m guessing they’ll be back, perhaps this very Mother’s Day weekend.

  • “Surely it’ll be just a bit of spray paint, Father George! You’re such an ol’ meanie not wanting their polite communications blared and sprayed! You’re on the wrong side of history, Father George! It’s all about megaphones and screaming and spray paint! Out with the old, in with the new!”

So, for instance, as to that spray-painting on a Catholic Church entrance out in Colorado – “My body, my choice” – my response would be that the Most Blessed Sacrament, the Body of Christ, is Christ Jesus, and He does have the choice to send such people straight to hell. His Body, His choice. Truth. Jesus was in the womb of His own Blessed Mother for nine months, and He doesn’t take kindly to those who murder the “least of the brethren” in the womb.

Antifa is acting on behalf of the murderous pro-abortionists. Just my opinion, but that likely means arson, murder, assault, destruction of property…

And then BLM – Black Lives Matter – want to protect the genocide of little black babies by supporting abortion directed at black neighborhoods, reducing the population of our black brothers and sisters by the millions, by the tens of millions. Remember BLM:

How would you like that marching up the aisle to the front of your parish church?

That may be coming to a Catholic Church near you on Mothers Day, this weekend.

Some of them will be dressed like this:

It looks like they are being escorted out of a Catholic Church by security using great deescalation techniques. Think deescalation. We don’t have paid security. We have guardian angels. We have simply really a lot of extremely capable people. Even our visitors are most awesome, FBI agents and military operators of all sorts, on vacation here in the mountains, to get away from it all, but absolutely ready to intervene in any situation.

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Catholic League e-blasts Fr Gordon MacRae on Biden and Communion

https://beyondthesestonewalls.com/posts/gordon-macrae/biden-and-the-bishops-communion-and-the-care-of-soul

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Priest responds to Catholic League’s Bill Donohue blasting Federal Electoral Commission Chairman Trey Trainor

Bulleted points (or in Italics on different platforms) in quotations marks are from Catholic League’s Bill Donohue (CL for short):

  • “Trey Trainor, the chairman of the Federal Election Commission, is accusing the bishops of refusing to partake in electoral politics because they are more interested in receiving federal funds than they are in mobilizing Catholics. He even goes so far as to say that priests should disobey their bishop.”
  • “Trainor says, “the bishops are using their non-profit status as a shield to hide behind from having to make a decision about who to support.” Why? Because they want federal dollars. “To look at the amount of money the Church receives for social services, I would say that they have a big fear of provoking the government into pulling money away from activities the Church is involved in.”

Up to this point, I agree with Trey Trainor. Great! But then CL has this:

  • “In actual fact, the bishops have always been reluctant—properly so—to tell Catholics who to vote for in an election. We don’t go to church to get lectured to by priests who are Republicans or Democrats.”

Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! Con paz! Con paz! Just. Wow. Trey Trainor did not command the bishops who to vote for in an election. Trey Trainor did not command us to go to church in order to get lectured to by priests who are Republicans or Democrats. Trey Trainor did not command priests to lecture their congregations from the pulpit, endorsing this or that candidate. No.

  • “To be sure, priests are entitled to discuss public policy issues that the Church supports, such as laws that restrict abortion or statutes that support school choice. But priests who go beyond this are crossing the line. None of this has anything to do with money—it has to do with prudence and respect for the conscience of parishioners.”

Just. Wow. As a priest, I’m allowed by CL to discuss public policy issues. Pfft! “Discuss.” No. I’m not going to discuss anything from the pulpit. I’m not going to throw up in the air for “discussion”, say, ripping unborn children apart in the wombs of their mothers and sucking them out with a vacuum cleaner, discussing this… No. These children are made in the image and likeness of God, and I’m going to declare with Jesus, who was in the womb of His Immaculate Mother for nine months that procured abortion is intrinsically evil always and in every circumstance. This is not up for “discussion.”

Does CL really equate procured abortion with school choice, the old lies of “Common Ground” and “Seamless Garment”. Unbelievable.

CL says that priests who go beyond this step over the line. Well, CL, I’m stepping over the line. Sue me. I’m going to say that procured is intrinsically evil and that this is not up for discussion at all.

CL says that this has nothing to do with money – it has to do with prudence and respect for the conscience of parishioners. I say, that’s bull crap. The bishops get tons of Federal Money for Catholic Relief Services, which is anti-Catholic, anti-Relief, and against true Services. The Bishops get tons of Federal Money for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development which is not Catholic, but is a campaign against that which is Catholic, and is entirely against Human Development. Let’s talk the Bishops’ support for groups supporting abortion. Yes. Let’s do that, CL. Let’s talk the prudence and respect of Jesus for the consciences of the money changers in the Temple, overturning their tables of money. Just. Wow. “Prudence.” “Respect.” I’ll tell you this, Jesus took us deadly seriously. He was tortured to death for it. Jesus doesn’t want us to go to hell. He instructs us without fear. What the hell are you doing, CL? Being men of consensus?

  • “Worse is Trainor’s comments on priests and bishops. ‘When a priest takes the vow of obedience to the bishop, it’s in the area of faith and morals, but they have a higher duty to Our Lord. If the bishop is putting out something that is not right, then the priest has an obligation to the faithful to correct it because he has the higher duty to Our Lord.'”

And what Trey Trainor said is absolutely correct. I’ve taken that promise of obedience, knowing that such a promise is made within the structure of Canon Law. No bishop can legitimately command any priest to commit sin, say, by way of a sin of omission or in any other way. No priest has ever made a “vow” or promise to any bishop to commit whatever sin any bishop might command him to do. This is absurd of CL. Totally absurd. I’ll tell you this, dear CL, I would go to my death disobeying any bishop commanding me to sin. If a bishop were to command a priest to sin, it would be the very height of arrogance. But then, CL says this:

  • “Arrogance is commonplace among Washington officials, but this one is a gem. Since when is it the job of the chairman of the FEC to offer theological instructions to Roman Catholic priests? What mantle of authority does this bureaucrat have to tell priests that they should disobey their bishops?”

Yes, well, Trey Trainor happens to be a Catholic who has the right in Canon Law to bring his concerns to the pastors of the Church. And if Trey is also a government official, does that mean that he has no right to the free exercise of religion in the public square, no right to freedom of speech, no right to express his conscience on the matter? Trey is not doing this from the offices of the FEC, but rather in a journalist’s studio. I thank Trey Trainor for the instructions he has provided. And, CL, just for your instruction, I do have a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum), a Licentiate in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute, a Doctorate in Theology from the Angelicum again. I applaud the instruction of Trey Trainor. His “mantle of authority” is that… wait for it… he’s right.

  • “One would think that with all the hullaballoo about fraudulent ballots being cast, and all the chicanery about mail-in voting, that the head of the FEC would have better things to do than to tell the Catholic clergy what their responsibilities are. Trump needs to rein this guy in right away.”

I’ll tell you what, it’s fully my intention to cross the line set out by CL. I won’t discuss. I will instruct. I will defend the truth. I will defend children in the womb. I won’t command people how to vote, but I will say how candidates measure up to the absolute truth of Jesus Christ, the Son of the Living God, the Divine Son of the Immaculate Conception, who will come to judge the living and the dead and world by fire. Amen.

And, by the way, I also have better things to do than have to write such commentaries as this. I had the best day ever yesterday – to give an example – locked up in jail, giving another bible study. It was on the prodigal son. Tears of conversion flowed. I saw Jesus at work in these guys’ souls. I would much rather be doing all that than this commentary. And now it’s off to Holy Hours, Masses, Communion calls until nightfall. I love being a priest. Just don’t have the hubris of telling me how to be a priest, CL, well, you know, unless you’re right on something, like Trey Trainor.

P.S. I love what you do otherwise, CL. You do a great work for the Church. But with this attack on Trey Trainor, you’ve stepped over the line.

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Fr Gordon MacRae on EWTN radio with Bill Donohue and hostess Teresa Tomeo

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Father Gordon J MacRae is the one with the glasses. Pornchai Maximilian Moontri is front and center just behind the sign. A great prison picture.

HERE: http://old.avemariaradio.net/archive2/2016/09/cc_20160920_2.mp3

A great program. I hope the bishops responsible for self-absorbed, Promethean, neo-Pelagian self-hero worship smashing down priests regardless of guilt or innocence are rightly shaking with fear about what Bill Donohue has to say, that is, especially what he says he cannot yet say. Heh heh heh.

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