Respect Life Month – Day Twenty

St Maria Goretti“Education in love as self-giving is also the indispensable premise for parents called to give their children a clear and delicate sex education. Faced with a culture that largely reduces human sexuality to the level of something common place, since it interprets and lives it in a reductive and impoverished way by linking it solely with the body and with selfish pleasure, the educational service of parents must aim firmly at a training in the area of sex that is truly and fully personal: for sexuality is an enrichment of the whole person-body, emotions and soul-and it manifests its inmost meaning in leading the person to the gift of self in love.

Sex education, which is a basic right and duty of parents, must always be carried out under their attentive guidance, whether at home or in educational centers chosen and controlled by them. In this regard, the Church reaffirms the law of subsidiarity, which the school is bound to observe when it cooperates in sex education, by entering into the same spirit that animates the parents.

In this context education for chastity is absolutely essential, for it is a virtue that develops a person’s authentic maturity and makes him or her capable of respecting and fostering the “nuptial meaning” of the body. Indeed Christian parents, discerning the signs of God’s call, will devote special attention and care to education in virginity or celibacy as the supreme form of that self-giving that constitutes the very meaning of human sexuality.”  (John Paul II, Familiaris Consortio, #37)

  • Oppose Family Planning type sex education in your children’s pre-schools, primary schools and high schools, and suggest chastity based programmes for your child’s high school.  (Younger children do not need any form of sex education in the classroom).

A Prayer for Chastity

Jesus, Lover of chastity,  Mary, Mother most pure, and Joseph, chaste guardian of the Virgin, to you I come at this hour, begging you to plead with God for me.  I earnestly wish to be pure in thought, word and deed in imitation of your own holy purity.  Obtain for me, then, a deep sense of modesty which will be reflected in my external conduct.  Protect my eyes, the windows of my soul, from anything that might dim the luster of a heart that must mirror only Christ like purity.  And when the “Bread of Angels” becomes the “Bread of me” in my heart at Holy Communion, seal it forever against the suggestions of sinful pleasures.

Heart of Jesus, Fount of all purity, have mercy on us.

Christian Morality Goes to the Dogs

Crocodile and beastiality in the US MiliataryThe Associated Press (via the Boston Globe) reported on 5 December, 2011 that the Democratic-controlled US Senate, in a 93-7 vote, passed the $662 billion 2012 NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) and so took a bold step into a brave new world by overturning all the medieval bigotry of traditional Christian morality enshrined in section 925, Article 125 the US Uniform Code of Military Justice, namely,

925. ART. 125. SODOMY
(a) Any person subject to this chapter who engages in unnatural carnal copulation with another person of the same or opposite sex or with an animal is guilty of sodomy. Penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete the offense.
(b) Any person found guilty of sodomy shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

With the overturning of Article 125, members of the US military are now free to sodomise those who wish to be sodomised, whether man, woman or beast.

Of course, human nature being what it is, discrimination of some sort will sooner or later raise its ugly head.  To forestall this, one would hope that animal rights activists will take note and be proactive enough to ensure that, in this brave new world of the Obama Administration, some animals do not become more equal than others.  Specifically, dogs, sheep and horses should not be the only animals available to the amorous attentions of the US military (and in due time citizenry) but positive discrimination must be quickly enacted to ensure that bears, wolves and crocodiles are also given a look in.

S.1867 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

Sec. 920c. Art. 120c. Other sexual misconduct

(d) Repeal of Sodomy Article- Section 925 of such title (article 125 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice) is repealed.

Pro-Life Month – Day Twenty

“Education in love as self-giving is also the indispensable premise for parents called to give their children a clear and delicate sex education. Faced with a culture that largely reduces human sexuality to the level of something common place, since it interprets and lives it in a reductive and impoverished way by linking it solely with the body and with selfish pleasure, the educational service of parents must aim firmly at a training in the area of sex that is truly and fully personal: for sexuality is an enrichment of the whole person-body, emotions and soul-and it manifests its inmost meaning in leading the person to the gift of self in love.

Sex education, which is a basic right and duty of parents, must always be carried out under their attentive guidance, whether at home or in educational centers chosen and controlled by them. In this regard, the Church reaffirms the law of subsidiarity, which the school is bound to observe when it cooperates in sex education, by entering into the same spirit that animates the parents.

In this context education for chastity is absolutely essential, for it is a virtue that develops a person’s authentic maturity and makes him or her capable of respecting and fostering the “nuptial meaning” of the body. Indeed Christian parents, discerning the signs of God’s call, will devote special attention and care to education in virginity or celibacy as the supreme form of that self-giving that constitutes the very meaning of human sexuality.”  (John Paul II, Familiaris Consortio, #37)

  • Oppose Family Planning type sex education in your children’s pre-schools, primary schools and high schools, and suggest chastity based programmes for your child’s high school.  (Younger children do not need any form of sex education in the classroom).

A Prayer for Chastity

Jesus, Lover of chastity,  Mary, Mother most pure, and Joseph, chaste guardian of the Virgin, to you I come at this hour, begging you to plead with God for me.  I earnestly wish to be pute in thought, word and deed in imitation of your own holy purity.  Obtain for me, then, a deep sense of modesty which will be reflected in my external conduct.  Protect my eyes, the windows of my soul, from anything that might dim the luster of a heart that must mirror only Christ like purity.  And when the “Bread of Angels” becomes the “Bread of me” in my heart at Holy Communion, seal it forever against the suggestions of sinful pleasures.

Heart of Jesus, Fount of all purity, have mercy on us.