There is Notre Dame and there is a Catholic Catholic school like Belmont Abbey

 

By Kevin “Coach” Collins

Tomorrow the national college football championship will be decided in a game that will be watched by millions of people. The combatants will be Notre Dame and Alabama. Millions of Catholics around the country will be rooting for the “Fighting Irish” but I won’t be one of them.  I find it hard to support frauds whether they are in or out of politics.  Notre Dame is a consummate fraud and has been for many years.

The formerly Catholic school has always held itself up as the pinnacle of Catholic higher education. The “Fighting Irish” were born with a chip on their shoulder and a devotion to Norte Dame “Our Lady,” but those days are over. These days Catholic doctrine obviously embarrasses Norte Dame.   

Notre Dame is an embarrassment to the Catholic Church and to Catholics who care about Catholic doctrine.  At first we thought the biggest of these embarrassments was the honorary JD it handed Barack Obama, an avowed enemy of the Catholic Church, but even that terrible moment has been eclipsed.   

This fake “Catholic” school ordered the arrest of “protestors” who knelt to pray a Rosary during Obama’s speech.   Since then the school has facilitated the establishment of a Gay Club on its grounds, paid to send students to a support Gay “marriage” rally in Washington and roundly supported Barack Obama’s reelection even knowing he would be forcing it to violate Catholic doctrines on abortion and birth control through Obamacare. By no objective standard is Norte Dame a Catholic school. It’s just a fake institution that keeps up appearances to fool and fleece willfully blind alumni into writing it checks.   

By contrast Belmont Abbey, a small college in North Carolina, is a Catholic Catholic school.  It won’t ever play for a national championship but it stands head and shoulders above Norte Dame in stewardship of Catholic doctrine. It doesn’t have a Gay and Lesbian Club. Abortion and Gay marriage are not supported in its classrooms.

Belmont Abbey doesn’t have a lot of money but it knows how to use what funds it has to support true Catholic doctrine. Belmont Abbey has just CUT its yearly tuition by $10,000 to further its mission of offering an inexpensive Catholic education to as many people as possible. Which would you call a Catholic Catholic school?

If Norte Dame wins tomorrow it will rake in millions of dollars and some of it will go to support for Gay conduct and abortion. To that I say:  Go Alabama; ROLL TIDE!

Sources:

http://www.cardinalnewmansociety.org/CardinalNewmanSociety/tabid/36/ctl/Details/mid/435/ItemID/710/Default.aspx        

http://blog.cardinalnewmansociety.org/2012/11/29/belmont-abbey-college-dramatically-cuts-tuition-rate/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/notre-dame-gay-student-organization_n_2245695.html

 

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7 thoughts on “There is Notre Dame and there is a Catholic Catholic school like Belmont Abbey”

  1. A Nobel Peace Prize for doing nothing. A JD for doing nothing. Nothing’s too good for the Impostor-in-Chief.

  2. I agree wholeheartedly with your assessment of Notre dame’s ‘heresy’? It certainly has corrupted itself as a school representing Catholicism. I am a Catholic who loves Catholicism but, there are too many in Catholicism who do not belong in it. You either accept Church Doctrine or get out!
    I love the USA and the Constitution but I am sick and tired of the ‘heretics’ in our Government who, like Notre Dame have abandoned their fidelity.
    And, by the way, have a look at Georgetown and Fordham and most other Jesuit schools who have seemingly turned their backs on Catholic Doctrinal principles.
    Where are the Bishops? Where is the Pope?
    No one seems willing to take a stand on anything any more.

    1. Years ago some Catholic universities had a meeting with the president of ND. I think the meeting resulted in many universities agreeing to ignore whatever they wanted to ignore from the Vatican. The pope cannot tell them what to do. Hopefully somebody more familiar with this can explain exactly went on during this gathering.

  3. Hi Coach,

    Another excellent article, thanks for the work you put into your research and the thoughtful blogs. I’m with you on this one, all the way and I’d like to add one more thing. When I saw the title I thought it would be about their more recent issue but it wasn’t mentioned. I used to hope that someday one of my two kids would go to Notre Dame but as it is, I won’t support their choice at all. Take a look at this article and add it to your reasons not to support them. http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/182204731.html?refer=y .

    Thanks again for your great work,
    Terry

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