January 20, 2017

The Mensa Society, Catholic Dogma and Me

I don't think of myself as very smart or enlightened, but then that never stopped me from using my brain the way God intended either. The left and right hemisphere of my brain were not put there to just take up space, or to give the liquid that surrounds and protects it its own purpose. No, my brain was put there for me to exercise my reasoning and deductive powers in order to make informed decisions according to my Conscience, my Faith and my Civil duties.

I do not need a Political Action Committee to guide tell me who to vote for - I can do that myself by reading various articles, listening to the candidates, having discussions with family and friends and then making my decision. Fortunatley, it's really not that hard nowadays, for the pool of approved candidates is very thin. No Democrat will ever get my vote, even though they may espouse other causes I may hold dear, simply because the Democratic Party platform approves sucking the life of a child out of a Mother's womb. No Republican who prefers the status quo, is more concerned with protecting his/her gilded throne and who compromises their personal beliefs ("I'm personally against sucking the life of a child from the Mother's womb, but just can't force that belief upon my constituents!") will ever get my vote. 

Much the same goes for my Catholic Faith. I was taught the 10 Commandments, the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy, the Seven Gifts of the Holy Ghost, the Seven Sacraments and the Old and New Testaments among other teachings, whether dogmatic or otherwise. To my knowledge, none of the aforementioned items have ever been abrogated or modified in any way. At least, I don't remember a "new" Moses a few centuries after the parting of the Red Sea coming down from Italy's Mt. Etna with a new and modernized set of 10 Commandments. Or is that what happened in 1962 ala Pope John XXIII and VII???

No, my dear modernist Bishops ...I don't need a Bishop Timmy-Johnny with his rainbow-colored vestments telling me how I should embrace sodomitical people and accompany them on their journey to Hell, and that I should never - and Bp. Timmy-Johnny means NEVER! - should I tell them that Eternal Hell is where they will wind up if they die unrepentant. 

Nor do I need Cardinal Effeminate telling me how those in irregular adulterous marriages and same-sex sodomitical relationships are deserving of the Holy Eucharist because they feel left out, abandoned or otherwise not "in communion" with Holy Mother Church and the rest of the rank-and-file parishioners. (They all are deserving of the Eucharist, and "full communion" assuming, of course, that they live chastely, go to confession, repent and make amends for any grievous sins.)

Oh, and I don't need that great bastion of Catholic Orthodoxy known as The Cardinals:Kasper & Marx LLC (and apparently, their fellow Fortune 500 collaborators, The Maltese Mafia PA, to assure me that there are now unique situations that changes a send-me-to-Hell adulterous marriage into a send-me-to-the-Communion-Rail-because-I'm-now-good adulterous marriage courtesy of Amoris Laetitia ("...and ya know, like, Christ can't do anything about it cause, you know, I Lurv Him and all that, and my unique situation was previously unknown in the Church and so I'm now good to go without all the added expense and headache of getting that pesky no-cost annulment from my diocese."

And I especially do not need a Pope Francis Bergoglio telling me day in and day out how much of an idiot I have been all these 63 years trying to live my Catholic Faith as it has always been taught and handed down the previous 2,013 years (for the most part, or at least until Vatican II); how I have been duped, dumbed down, led astray, lived in error; how I have misinterpreted the Bible, Christ's own words and the meaning behind St. Paul's correction of St. Peter. That everything I have been taught was taught incorrectly, that the God of surprises failed to surprise me or anyone else until March 13, 2013, and instead just left me to flap around in the darkness. Is it any wonder I never made it through college; never made a million dollars; never got to be the president of my own company - it's all because I've been duped into thinking I was a Faithful Catholic, fully understanding of my religion and what God and Our Lord expected of me. Now I find I've been a fool or been fooled. I am so-o-o-o-o glad  all of the above personages have brought me to a greater understanding of....


I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings, my Dear Bishops, Cardinals and Pope, but it is not I who appears to be less than smart. It is readily apparent that some of you haven't a clue as to what the Catholic Faith teaches; what Our Lord said about divorce or that he raised marriage between a man and a woman to a Sacrament. You must not know the 6th commandment condemns adultery in no uncertain terms and that its author - God Himself - cannot teach error. But obviously, you can, have and are. I don't know where you got your seminary training or who taught religion to you, but they sure as hell did not know what the hell they were talking about. I know a group of elementary and middle school children who could run rings and loop-de-loops around the lot of you if you were brave enough to take them on in a debate. And why wouldn't they? They have 2,000 years of Objective Truth they can reference, whereas you have what? 50 or 60 years of watered down Catholicism based upon emotions and subjective truth? No contest, I am afraid. 

You do know that most Faithful Catholics read the headlines that your words and actions produce and simply shake their head and laugh - and then continue on following the immutable Truth of Our Lord Jesus Christ? You know that, right? 

Oh! and thanks to you, my IQ has now risen to such stature that I have (1) applied to the MENSA Society for membership as my IQ most certainly must be quadrupled compared to yours; (2) applied to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for my Doctorate in Math. This is by virtue of my complete understanding of the complex mathematical formula 2 + 2 = 4; and (3) received my Doctorate in Theology, courtesy of Dr. Ludwig Ott and Tan Books (see my Doctorate Book at the beginning of this post, awarded to me via US Mail in 2015). I use this whenever you write, speak or otherwise promulgate anything to do with the Catholic Faith. It is the first book I grab after reading or hearing what you've written, spoken or promulgated and compare them against what Dr. Ott has written - if it matches with my Dogma Doctorate, then I agree and will follow you. But when if it does not match, then I simply follow my Doctorate Book, my Sensus Catholicus and the Bible. I can't go wrong with them, for they are all based upon the immutable truth of the Catholic Faith.

All of you need to recuse yourself from teaching, speaking or promulgating anything to do with the Catholic Faith, let alone anything doing with the secular world. Why? Because it is clear that you are far, far, far away from having the required reason and clarity with which to proclaim anything, except that, maybe, you are hungry and to please feed me. 

I suppose you are unaware that the Catechism of the Catholic Church clearly states that "It belongs to the perfection of the moral or human good that the passions be governed by reason."? Or have you forgotten that in light of your own subjective "reasoning"? To be sure, it is clear to any with even a basic knowledge of Catholicism 101 that your subjective passions lead you...and lead you astray. Too bad you are unable - or is it unwilling? - to know and understand that??

Regardless of your human frailties, you all remain in my prayers, mainly for your conversion back to the One True Faith as it has always been taught and handed down since the time of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Who, incidentally, is the True Head of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church to which you are just caretakers and shepherds. 

I respectfully suggest you think about your stewardship when the Chief Shepherd comes back and asks you for the accounting of his patrimony from you. What will you have left to offer him?

"For a bishop must be without crime, as the steward of God: not proud, not subject to anger, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre: But given to hospitality, gentle, sober, just, holy, continent: Embracing that faithful word which is according to doctrine, that he may be able to exhort in sound doctrine, and to convince the gainsayers. For there are also many disobedient, vain talkers, and seducers: especially they who are of the circumcision:Who must be reproved, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre' s sake. One of them a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are always liars, evil beasts, slothful bellies. This testimony is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith; Not giving heed to Jewish fables and commandments of men, who turn themselves away from the truth. All things are clean to the clean: but to them that are defiled, and to unbelievers, nothing is clean: but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him; being abominable, and incredulous, and to every good work reprobate."

Copyright 2017 David Heath - All Rights Reserved


  1. We see things much the same way, although your brain is far more massive than a Bear's 450 gm one. And you are much more polite.

    1. Thank you for the comment and kind words, Mr. Bear! If we do see things much the same way, it is probably so because we share the same Southern Illinois roots....

      My phlegmatic personality is probably what makes me so polite...if I blogged my emotions like some Catholics do, I would more than likely have already been blacklisted by Blogger, sent a letter of excommunication by my Bishop and been added in absentia to the "sede" klan list. I generally wait a few weeks after reading the latest Catholic headlines before attempting a post - it's much safer that way...

      I love your blog, having been raised with goats myself, I can relate to your "kids" as well.


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