Catholic Perspectives on the Girl Scouts

Catholic Perspectives on the Girl Scouts

In my recent post I questioned whether or not Catholics should purchase Girl Scout cookies in light of the connection between the national organization and Planned Parenthood. As much as I hate to report it, additional information has surfaced regarding this connection and the secular agenda of the Girl Scouts organization. This saddens me, as I am an ardent advocate of scouting – both of my sons are Eagle scouts – and the character it builds within our girls and…

Should Catholics Buy Girl Scout Cookies?

Should Catholics Buy Girl Scout Cookies?

Now that seems like a silly question, doesn’t it? I know at our parish there are several girls selling the delightful cookies every year at this time following Mass. How can one turn down these sweet young girls, even if the cookies are not on your diet? (I personally love the Samoas the best). Imagine my surprise when I learned today that this national organization partners with Planned Parenthood who distributes materials teaching that abortions are not all that bad!…

Catholicism DVD Series with Fr. Robert Barron

I’ve been anticipating this amazing DVD series on the Catholic Church by Fr. Robert Barron ever since I saw the first trailer over a year ago. It is one of the best examples of using media for The New Evangelization to share the truth of the Gospel and the true Church established by Jesus Christ himself two thousand years ago. This six DVD set arrived today along with the study guide and workbook. We plan to watch the entire series…