AS BAD AS THE CIVIL WAR!! – Inappropriate Historical Comparisons and What They Mean

Enjoy this Week’s Podcast

Fr. Bill addresses the habit of many public officials and media figures to compare current issues to Historical Events, Figures and Institutions, encouraging his listeners to respond, not to the extreme Rhetoric and inappropriate Hyperbole, but as a call to actually learn the history that is being invoked in the comparison.

JUNETEENTH, SLAVERY & the 4TH OF JULY

Podcast on Our Nation’s Founding and the Abolition of Slavery

Without Independence Day there would be no Juneteenth to celebrate.

Fr. Bill discusses the history of Independence Day and the Founding of our Nation in light of the new National Holiday of Juneteenth.  He also discusses the fallacies of current accusations of our Nation’s Founding, how that Founding ensured the Abolition of Slavery, how Juneteenth at long last acknowledges that this is a Nation that Abolished Slavery, and therefore how there would be nothing to celebrate on Juneteenth without the National Founding we celebrate on July 4th.

Religious Liberty and the Cancel Culture – The Brett Winterble Show

Enjoy my latest visit to the Brett Winterble Show on WBT AM1110 Charlotte North Carolina where we discuss the fire at the San Gabriel Mission, the attacks on Religious images and the Cancel Culture sweeping our nation.

STEALING PEOPLE & PROPERTY – The 7th Commandment, pt. 1

Video #17 — The Ten Commandments
“You Shall Not Steal”

“Thou Shall Not Steal” is usually associated with the property and possessions of others. How can it be understood in terms of the Exodus from Slavery brought about by God for His Holy People.

Fr. Bill discusses the 7th Commandment in terms of People, as well as Property, and relates “You Shall Not Steal”t to the dignity of labor God brought to the People of Israel in contrast to Slavery for a powerful overlord.

A CALL TO FREEDOM – The 3rd Commandment

Video #6 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“Keep Holy the Sabbath [Lord’s] Day”

The 3rd Commandment is more than just a call to rest. Fr. Bill discusses how the Commandment ties into the Hebrew experience of Exodus and our Christian call to celebrate both Creation and the Resurrection.

WHAT ARE YOU WILLING TO GIVE UP?

St. Paul, Philemon and the Enslavement of Christians
Paul’s Epistle to Philemon & Jesus’ Call to Give up Everything
Homily – 23rd Sunday of the Year

The Irish Abortion Vote

The Brett Winterble Show
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Ireland voted to rescind their constitutional amendment banning abortion.  Brett Winterble and I discuss the vote and the ramifications for the future of Irish society and how our country, the United States, can best respond to such world social developments.  My segment begins at 48 minutes and 40 seconds (48:40).