Monday, October 18, 2004

What Would You Say to Kerry if Given the Chance?

Hopefully you would preach to him not for him.

From St. Mary's stop leaves residents excited, in 'awe' - chillicothegazette.com:

"Father Lawrence Hummer, of St. Mary's Church, criticized church officials who condemn Catholic politicians who speak out for abortion rights, calling on them to use patient persistence and bring them into the fold.
'It is the task of the church to convince and to encourage through all patience, by word and example, those who do not agree, not to ostracize them or treat them like lepers,' Hummer said.

'There are many people who think that the destruction of Iraqi life is as direct an assault on the sacred as is the taking of unborn life. There are many people who regard the death penalty as an admission of the smallness of our nature rather than evidence of our greatness.'
'God bless you. Win, will you?' Hummer told Kerry after mass ended. "