"I sought among them for a man that might set up a hedge, and stand in the gap before me in favor of the land." Ezekiel 22:30

Monday, May 9, 2016

Those Catholic Men: Preparing for Martyrdom

I realized I never shared my most recent article from Those Catholic Men here on A Man In The Gap.

Here's a teaser:
The challenge is to hear the story of these Missionaries of Charity and not allow ourselves to be unmoved by it. The situation we face in much of the Western world is more subtle, but no less real than what our Christian brothers and sisters have to face in the Middle East. In the United States of America today we are blessed that we do not have to fear widespread physical violence and death because of our beliefs. But we are facing legal and spiritual persecution, and martyrdom, for our faith. How many Catholics are mocked, ridiculed, and scorned on a daily basis? The Little Sisters of the Poor and many other Catholic organizations are currently facing heavy fines for not complying with the government’s contraceptive mandate. What will the Sisters do if the Supreme Court does not rule in their favor? We do not know. A form of martyrdom may be necessary.
Read the rest over at ThoseCatholicMen.com.

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