Sunday, February 8, 2009

The evils of contraception and divorce

The following is from a "Christmas Pastoral Letter of Archbishop Hayes" about the evils of contraception and divorce. WOW! This is awesome. Dearly Beloved of the Clergy and Laity: Christmas comes again to bless us with heavenly grace and brighten with eternal hope our journey through this vale of tears...We have been groping for the wall, as Isaias the prophet says, --and "like the blind we have groped as if we had no eyes, we have stumbled at noonday as in darkness" (Is. 59:10). ... Heinous is the sin committed against the creative act of God, Who through the marriage contract invites man and woman to cooperate with Him in the propagation of the human family. To take life after its inception is a horrible crime; but to prevent human life that the Creator is about to bring into being, is satanic.... ...Divorce has become a national curse; and the evil is spreading. Verily it is a deadly disease in our body politic, not to speak of the moral and spiritual harm born of broken homes, broken hearts, seared souls, abandoned children and unholy alliances. READ MORE