Michael speaks strongly of the glaring omission of the USCCB’s Eucharistic Coherence document, passed by 95% of participants, the omission in that document of all that is Canon 915, which would have such as pro-abortion politicians be denied Holy Communion.
The bishops respond, of course, by pointing to footnotes in which some numbers of paragraphs of the Catechism are cited in fine-print for further reading.
Um… Just about nobody is going to read their incoherent document, however nice it is. Pretty much close to zero of those who do are going to look up footnotes that cite numbers. But, they know that. And voted for it.
I, for one, will continue to follow Canon 915 regardless of what any bishop, including the Bishop of Rome, have to say about it. After all, as the interpretation of that Canon has it, this isn’t a matter of mere policy, the whim of an overly politicized bishop, no. It’s about Divine Revelation. Remember Saint Paul, 1 Corinthians 11:29?
“For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord’s body.”
The Lord Jesus, present Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity, our Eucharistic King, cannot be discerned by someone who is pro-abortion, for Jesus was Himself in the womb of His dear mother for nine months. Jesus Himself says that what you do to the least of the brethren you do to me. There’s no one more defenseless that the little ones in their mother’s wombs.
P.S. Can any of you just click on that video above. Is it just a link, or no link, but you have to cut and paste it into an address-bar?
Yours truly is being divisive and ineffective again. I’m being condemned for saying that the likes of Joe Biden must be denied Holy Communion unless he repents publicly for objective grave sins. He not only pushes homosexuality and homosexual marriage, but has himself “witnessed” such fake marriages himself. He is, objectively, the monster pushing for abortion as, it seems, no other politician has done in history, even more than Obama and Hilary Clinton. Etc. He signed an executive order allowing baby parts to be extracted and sold for research or… what? Cosmetics? Food?
Let me say it again, if Joe Biden comes up to receive Holy Communion while picking his teeth with the ribs of babies in my parish I will deny him Holy Communion, you know, the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus who was Himself in the womb of His Immaculate Virgin Mother as a little Baby for nine months. Is that being political? I’m not going to deny Jesus effectively by giving some pro-abortion guy Holy Communion.
And if the bishops of these USA complain that I deny Joe Biden Holy Communion, and do their worst to me, I will hold my head high, rejoice and be glad for having had the opportunity to suffer for the Lord Jesus. It’s better to suffer now and go to heaven than to be enslaved to cowering political correctness and then just go to hell. Eternity is forever.
A word to the wise. It happens that the wise may become wiser, and the unwise may entrench. Sound cruel? Here’s the Sacred Scriptures on that point:
“Let the wicked still act wickedly, and the filthy still be filthy. The righteous must still do right, and the holy still be holy. Behold, I am coming soon. I bring with me the recompense I will give to each according to his deeds. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end. Blessed are they who wash their robes so as to have the right to the tree of life and enter the city through its gates. Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the unchaste, the murderers, the idol-worshipers, and all who love and practice deceit.” (Apocalypse 22:11-15)
Again, I don’t just Joe Biden’s soul, just what he presents on the outside. What is presented on the outside by anyone must be judged. That’s the only way we get through life.
This is the great feast of the Body and Blood of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Corpus Christi.
How to say it? It took me a little while to get warmed up. But then my inner Lion of the Tribe of Judah was to be heard. You know why? Because “Eucharistic Coherence” has a name, and that name is not being used. That name is the Immaculate Virgin Mother of God, Mary. If the bishops don’t look to her, directly, under the Cross, while they speak of “Eucharistic Coherence”, all they do will be in vain.
Meanwhile, happy feast day to ye all. Here are a couple of pictures of sessions of Adoration we had this morning along with Confessions and Masses and Last Rites and now… Communion Calls…