Well I just came across another edition of Sunday Plus, again by the Redemptorists and again from October 2010 (I think I must have stuffed it in a pocket in disbelief and forgotten about it).
There relevant section in this one is again the "Meet" section. In the last one we met Amy, who was embracing horoscopes and Buddhism, whilst all but denouncing Catholicism. A great example for the Catholic children where this bilge was dished up.
In this other issue of Sunday Plus we get to meet Hannah. Here instead of Buddhism and horoscopes we have relativism in all its cafeteria Catholicism scope - just the kind of relativism the Holy Father attacked on his visit here last September.
Hannah, well as it says:
- She's not sure about the the need for an organised religion.
- She... is happy to pick and mix the bits of her Catholic upbringing which still make sense to her.
Now the Redemptorists are promoting religious anarchy.
Who will ensure the Sacraments are there for us? Who will ensure we have priests to Consecrate the Sacred Species? And even if Catholicism survives this free-for-all that Hannah proposes, we are still free to "pick and mix."
That's what Woolworths specialised in - and we all know what happened to them.
Yet again all this is given over without proviso, without a Catholic defence of the Church (i.e,. organised religion) and all of her Sacraments, Sacramentals, the Creed etc. which we are not free to "pick and mix."
This kind of insidious propaganda is designed to weaken the faith of our young, to plant seeds of doubt and rebellion against Holy Church, the Blessed Sacrament, the Papacy and all we hold dear.
It's high time the Redemptorists were made to print Catholic material or told to shut up.
Souls are at stake - even, but not just, Amy's and Hannah's. But at least they can plead ignorance. The Redemptorists responsible have no such defence.