Recognize freedom this Independence day
Don't support those who seek to redefine freedom
Happy Independence day! This a good time to pause and actually reflect on the nature of our freedom. It is also a good time to reflect how freedom is being redefined.
It is hot, you have some days off. There is planning for your Fourth of July celebration. Have to get to the market and buy the party goods.This is the time to exercise your Catholic Voice.
As you prepare to celebrate Independence day you have the ability to make your statement. Become a Conscious Patron. Let your spending be your voice. Be conscious of who you give your money too. Do not give your money to companies that support causes that are contrary to your religious beliefs. It is that easy.
The companies you sponsor with your spending do not have to be aligned with your beliefs, but you should not give your hard earned money to a company that sponsors events that are contrary to your beliefs.
Catholic Online has compiled a short list of companies that sponsored the San Francisco Pride parade this past weekend. Review the list and as you make your purchases to celebrate Independence Day, become a Conscious Patron and align your spending with your beliefs. Let your spending be your voice. As people note a change in your spending pattern, your brand of beer, etc - take the opportunity to share the reason for change and create more Conscious Patrons.
Share this message with your family, friends and neighbors.
List of San Francisco Gay Pride Parade Sponsors:
Bank of America
Bank of the West
Bud Light Lime
Joie de vivre
KOFY TV20 Cable 13
Pacific Gas and Electric
San Francisco Toyota Scion
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Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for December 2013
General Intention: Victimized Children. That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need.
Missionary Intention: Prepare the Savior's Coming. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Savior's coming.
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