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Reblog from The Blog of Dallas Area Catholics

Hanoi Hilton

The most important part of the below post that all Faithful Catholics need to understand is the following:

 

When asked directly what type of person would give up hope and die in the camps, Stockdale answered:

Oh, that’s easy, the optimists. Oh, they were the ones who said, ‘We’re going to be out by Christmas.’ And Christmas would come, and Christmas would go. Then they’d say, ‘We’re going to be out by Easter.’ And Easter would come, and Easter would go. And then Thanksgiving, and then it would be Christmas again. And they died of a broken heart.[12]

This is a very important lesson. You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end—which you can never afford to lose—with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be.

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Well, It was going to be a short post. I changed my mind.

There is a very disturbing post over at Rorate.  I’m sure you can figure out the one I’m referring to.  It lays out the revolutionary plan in some detail.  It speaks in very derogatory terms of “ideologies” in the Church.  As if liberalism and its more extreme form, progressivism, are not ideologies.  The Italian ideologues seeking to destroy the moral edifice of the Faith need to remove the Giant Sequoias from their own eyes, before they attack other “ideologies” in the Church.

Unfortunately, the ideologies they seem to refer to are those you and I share, which for 2000 years has been – to the degree we are able to adhere to it – the mind of the Church.  But now, in the minds of many in influential positions in…

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