The beginning of a new series in which we will look at the ways in which contemporary society has declared war on boys. First up, two six-year olds receive a valuable lesson that playing as boys have since the dawn of time is now strictly verboten:
Two more Maryland school kids got into trouble for pointing their fingers playing cops and robbers at school.
Actually, in the Eastern Shore schoolyard during recess in this latest case.
It happened last week at White Marsh Elementary in Tabot County.
The two six year olds had been playing and were suspended for a day.
The father of one of the boys is in the Army and said he thinks the punishment was excessive for what amounted to horseplay between two first graders.
School officials declined comment citing federal confidentiality laws. Continue Reading
With the recent scandals rocking the Catholic Church here in America as in President Obama receiving an honorary degree at the University of Notre Shame to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claiming that abortion is an open-ended issue in the Church, we have seen a reemergence of ecclesial leadership on behalf of our shepherds. Many bishops have awoken to the fact that being “pastoral” has been a remarkable failure in resolving the deviancy emanating from Catholics and Catholic institutions.
The upsurge of young adults rediscovering their faith to the excellent parenting of Catholic families in raising fine orthodox Christian children, we have seen what is only the beginning of a Catholic renaissance here in America. And let us not forgot the ever faithful cradle Catholics among us that have contributed in keeping the faith in the tumult arising from the Second Vatican Council to today.