It’s Time to Restore the Sunday Obligation

Thomas Griffin 2/25/21 (For Crisis Magazine) The time has come for Catholics to return to Mass in person, and the time has come for bishops to restore the Sunday Mass obligation. Catholics are not missing the sacrifice of the Mass because of COVID-19, they are skipping Mass because they simply do not think it isContinue reading “It’s Time to Restore the Sunday Obligation”

Abolishing Truth: The Equality and Do No Harm Act

Thomas Griffin 2/23/21 Currently, the number of executive orders signed by President Biden has eclipsed the forty-mark while reversals of Trump policies and heated debates between Democrats and Republicans are guaranteed to continue regarding what is best for the future of the country. Both sides claim they are right; they each claim to be onContinue reading “Abolishing Truth: The Equality and Do No Harm Act”

Our Obligation to Go Back to Church in Person

Thomas Griffin 2/19/21 (THE FEDERALIST) Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of the archdiocese of Detroit is making headlines for his efforts to push Catholic parishes and other religious groups to return to normal, pre-COVID worship services. On Feb. 9, Vigneron issued a statement noting his diocese will remove the dispensation put in place last March excusing Catholics fromContinue reading “Our Obligation to Go Back to Church in Person”

The Presentation and Waiting for God

Thomas Griffin 2/2/21 Excerpt: The next step after Jesus’ birth would be to present him for circumcision in the Temple eight days later according to Genesis 17:12. Circumcision was one of the constitutive elements of the covenant made between Abraham and Yahweh. After forty days were completed Mary and Joseph were to go to theContinue reading “The Presentation and Waiting for God”