1) Gospel – LK 10:21-24 – Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike.
Bishop Sheen quote of the day 2, 3) The Respect for Marriage Act should be called the “Disrespect for Marriage Act.” This sham Act contains a very real and imminent threat of civil suits and even criminal prosecution for refusing to affirm same-sex “marriage.” How long would it be before pastors faced lawsuits and even arrest for citing biblical injunctions against homosexuality and other aberrant sexual practices?
3, 4) Tell senators to vote against the so-called “Respect for Marriage Act”: CatholicVote is calling on Catholics to contact the twelve Republican senators who voted with Democrats to advance the sham Act in the Senate. Critics warn that the bill threatens the religious freedom of people and institutions with a Catholic understanding of marriage. “The Senate still has to vote on this awful bill at least two more times,” said CatholicVote’s Tom McClusky. “The Republican senators who voted to advance it must be convinced to change their vote!” Contact the twelve Republican senators conspiring with Democrats to destroy traditional marriage through the deceptively titled “Respect for Marriage Act”:
Richard Burr of North Carolina, (202) 224-3154
Thom Tillis of North Carolina, (202) 224-6342
Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, (202) 224-6472
Susan Collins of Maine, (202) 224-2523
Joni Ernst of Iowa, (202) 224-3254
Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, (202) 224-3424
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, (202) 224-6665
Dan Sullivan of Alaska, (202) 224-3004
Rob Portman of Ohio, (202) 224-3353
Mitt Romney of Utah, (202) 224-5251
Todd Young of Indiana, (202) 224-5623