Is Facebook Anti-Catholic? Anti-American?

Without warning, Facebook has removed Catholic pages from their social media network. According to ChurchPOP, there are at least 26 confirmed Catholic pages that have been removed.  Please read the original post from ChurchPop here. So much for Facebook’s neutrality. I get that Facebook is a private company. I get that they can kick off anyone they want. I find it extremely disturbing that Facebook is so anti-first amendment and so anti-Catholic. I hope this is just a huge misunderstanding. I hope Facebook apologizes and reinstates all the Catholic pages it removed. In the meantime, there is a new social…

Virtue Signaling is the Opposite of Virtue – Crisis Magazine

On April 12, the attorney general of California, Xavier Becerra, said that North Carolina will remain on the list of states to which California employees may not travel using state money. The reason for the ban is simple: California wants you to know how virtuous it is. In other words, the state is virtue signaling. … Source: Virtue Signaling is the Opposite of Virtue – Crisis Magazine

No New Year’s Resolutions, Try Good Deed Beads Instead

Most New Year’s resolutions usually fail within the first month of the year. Instead of making resolutions, why not try daily sacrifices instead? I got the idea when I read about St. Therese of Lisieux and her “pulling beads”. St. Therese would carry in her pocket, a cord with beads on it. Every time she made a sacrifice, she would pull a bead to the other end. The sacrifices she made were gifts to God. The beads are called Good Deed Beads or Sacrifice beads and they are a powerful tool in effort for growing in virtue. And, the best…