Fr. Schall on Mercy

Fr. Schall on Mercy
"Mercy is a response to the repentant. It does not change the unrepentant. It often hardens them. Technically, mercy extends to sin of whatever kind or species. But mercy does not forgive. God in His mercy forgives. Mercy is contingent on the sinner’s acknowledgement that he is responsible for something objectively wrong in his acts or thoughts." (Fr. James V. Schall S. J.)

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Dakota Meyer: Reluctant American Hero



Marine Corps Sergeant Dakota Mayer was awarded the Medal of Honor this past week for heroism, which, in the words of Caroline Glick, "is what happens when everything is broken." His story is one that should be known by every American, and is well worth the 14 minutes it takes to hear him tell it.

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