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Eric Sammons @EricRSammons Cincinnati, Ohio

“The dad of #CatholicTwitter.” Feel free to DM your prayer intentions and I promise to pray for them (and keep them confidential).

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Joined Twitter 10/15/14


Whatever your thoughts are about the SSPX, it’s clear that its priests responded to the Covid outbreak like you’d w… https://t.co/m2bnius3xKNo Catholics should give a dime to Peter’s Pence this year. https://t.co/BuSdxrKLls @davidpaulyoung You’ve taken a single example in history as the only way to evangelize. Every successful Catholic e… https://t.co/4dW5uZhn5E @davidpaulyoung +Barron is the public face and point-person, for the U.S. Bishop’s evangelization efforts. As such,… https://t.co/5vUKOrWCSd @davidpaulyoung I’m curious what exactly about my response you think is “vinegar.” And falling all over ourselves t… https://t.co/vuThIJF0V8 @davidpaulyoung Obviously I’d gear what I say to the person asking. But in the situation like +Barron faced—a frien… https://t.co/qHbC25lj3P @davidpaulyoung This is how I’d talk to a Protestant. @AlexMaccabeus The ones behind me are from https://t.co/5MQH4vIT2n.Recently a Protestant asked Bishop Barron if he should become Catholic (see +Barron's answer here:… https://t.co/3b1N0XVF17If you describe yourself as “anti-racist,” it’s pretty much guaranteed that you’re racist.
9/28
2020
If you believe abortion should be legal, you are anti-Catholic. @AndyLou777 Polls have shown that over 65% of U.S. Catholics believe many religions lead to heaven. That error didn… https://t.co/UPIB6ZC7at @azbillfathauer @TaylorRMarshall I would also add that the “extraordinary means” are truly extra-ordinary; i.e., th… https://t.co/Mn9ANJ4r2V @whiskydoor @TaylorRMarshall It’s what any non-Catholic listening heard.+Barron’s answer is the New Evangelization in a nutshell: a preference for Catholicism, with anxious reassurances t… https://t.co/D2nKFCDszHI have already decided that I will not believe any scandalous story about Amy Coney Barrett, no matter what “eviden… https://t.co/OyqLHmbsg7
9/27
2020
Agree or disagree with Barrett on judicial issues all you want, but if you don’t think this is an absolutely beauti… https://t.co/KiY5kLqpWV @Jcristero1 @TaylorRMarshall I figured the Scalia’s would be tough competition. @TaylorRMarshall If nothing else, that has to qualify as the most amazingly beautiful family of a Supreme Court nominee ever.Big Catholic families are the foundation of the renewal of the Church...and thus the world. @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane Finally, I think ignoring the loser brigade is the best method even if it is much bigger… https://t.co/5wYSaWrnQE @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane I also think things are shifting, particularly in the Francis era. Traditionalism is bec… https://t.co/vd9WaPOTTt @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane ...I do think number of followers matter. One guy with 15k followers like you is *far* m… https://t.co/owCMdJqvEg @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane I wish I could find a study I read about the outsized and toxic influence a small but vo… https://t.co/sQs27Jx2EN @hilarityjane @SteveSkojec Ah yes, the anonymous twitter accounts with 100 followers and 6 followers are the face o… https://t.co/Kbv5UFXTAx
9/26
2020
Catholics: we need to do penance in reparation for sacrileges committed against our Eucharistic Lord! https://t.co/fX5WN2tPS1 @AaronBorgerdin1 @TaylorRMarshall @YouTube Interestingly, you can defend the possibility of the salvation of non-Ca… https://t.co/CtHtqBA7uP @PumpknSpiceSoul @TaylorRMarshall @YouTube That’s what I noticed, too: he recognized his critics and was more caref… https://t.co/6MQQhlC67N @TaylorRMarshall @YouTube Perhaps I’m being too optimistic, but I actually think this is an improvement for +Barron.Somewhere in the depths of hell, Margaret Sanger is giving a little smile. https://t.co/0kHcqfCoO3 @SteveSkojec Twitter doesn’t allow for a full treatment, of course, but I’d say converting from Protestantism to Ca… https://t.co/iqfQzSpd3uOne of the worst developments in the Church in the 20th century was the downplaying of the impact of Original Sin o… https://t.co/O6gG95Y48LMessage from Ron Paul: "I am doing fine. Thank you for your concern." https://t.co/aALmLn8xIj
Retweeted by Eric SammonsWhen your wife is your editor, you get brutal honesty. https://t.co/sjzydLkpViRon Paul is one of greatest Americans alive today. Pray for him—he apparently had a medical issue (perhaps a stroke?) during his show. @midnightchow @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane https://t.co/b44ng7SgZO @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane And to be clear: it’s not that I think it doesn’t exist (it obviously does), I just thin… https://t.co/MPfvqMG69Y @CVoeltner @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane I’m saying that social media allows a small subgroup a disproportionate voice… https://t.co/s8rYfwIFup @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane *”found to be”, not “always to be” @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane When I was more involved in cryptocurrency, I saw this a lot: “countless” small accounts… https://t.co/Zf09L1tqcz @hilarityjane @SteveSkojec That just proves what I’m trying to say: an anonymous twitter account with 300 followers… https://t.co/hLCfBwIkoD @takesoftruth :) https://t.co/ZcD29Vfjlx @fideveritatis I have the same desire. When you just go through the missal, you realize almost every line either qu… https://t.co/fs5Wb9b2gWA parish nearby zealously temperature-checks anyone who enters. One volunteer was temperature-checked three times i… https://t.co/AQCRUurVm3The traditional Latin Mass is far more immersed in Scripture, both Old and New Testaments, than the Novus Ordo Mass. Change my mind. @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane I think you get more of these comments because you engage with them and they know they b… https://t.co/k23BJlMJ3m @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane Thank you. @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane I also think the loser brigade is slowly and surely being drowned out by the mass of new… https://t.co/BXqbBTX8jY @SteveSkojec @hilarityjane I think you give it far more weight than it deserves. Although not as much as you, I’v… https://t.co/rh3wRkUTMII’ve found that Catholics who beat the “dialogue” drumbeat the most are also the most likely to avoid dialogue with… https://t.co/8eYqBmHKl7 @hilarityjane @SteveSkojec I don’t understand why you two are beating this drum right now. Other than some fringe f… https://t.co/7cDUt9s3RRWhat should the people watching the police tase and arrest the Ohio woman without a mask have done? What should ha… https://t.co/7IQNrt6dXa @tara_gratz It was a free-ranging conversation that covered a lot of topics...and no elephants were ignored. @JamBran44 I was just there in attendance.
9/25
2020
@stevedogma Everything the charismatic Catholic is drawn to finds its fulfillment in the traditional Latin liturgy.… https://t.co/A0DTsKgs5W @hhaganfanning I had no issues going on campus. @andyflattery I would tell you...but you don’t have a beard. :) @stevedogma He did. I was there for his talk (and to visit my daughters). @JohnLMorrell2 @TheNigerianTrad Agreed; he’s backing the wrong horse. @tara_gratz I think the vibe is still very pro-Vatican II, but competing voices do exist there. @JohnLMorrell2 @tara_gratz My experience has been that traditional students have been welcome since the 99’s, but t… https://t.co/s0BKxG5hVF @tara_gratz All the more traditional students I know feel comfortable on campus.Just sittin’ on Franciscan University’s campus reading “Apologia pro Marcel Lefebvre”. #WorldsCollide https://t.co/jWrHsoxPkH @katchnoz Are you Jesse’s mom? He’s a great kid! @TheNigerianTrad He is correct, though. Vatican II was the ultimate victory of the Nouvelle Theologie, and it sent… https://t.co/xItR2zyowK @SuzanneHart62 Yes! @mitkw #LifeGoals @andy_ngi3 We talked about it; I don’t think he’ll be joining us. :) @BeggyRyan That’s what my head felt like!Had a wonderful breakfast this morning with three incredibly intelligent men who all love the Lord and His Church:… https://t.co/sf2vw2aH3V
9/24
2020
Instead of dancing and competing in reality shows, here are a few “Old Evangelization” public displays for priests:… https://t.co/PSnS7kexjvWhy do I say these displays give Catholics a route out of the Church? Because they tell Catholics that Catholicism… https://t.co/57ogmOCqyZWhen will these exhibitionist priests realize that these cringe-worthy displays don’t give non-Catholics a “route o… https://t.co/QtD86cmVBgIf you want to know the *real* “Handmaid’s Tale”, read the Gospel of Luke. “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord;… https://t.co/KdYwdyXAguWhile this is in poor taste and tone-deaf to his core audience, I don’t think it’s a big deal. Shapiro’s not Christ… https://t.co/BQCAcqCu3hI am. No nation is worth the blood of millions of innocents. https://t.co/vS4VbBbB2V
9/23
2020
@andy_ngi3 @TotusTuus It was held in the gym due to Covid restrictions. It’s normally in the chapel.The First Missa Cantata #LatinMass of the 2020 school year was held at @FrancsicanU on Sunday. By my account, it w… https://t.co/QvKIoXTHCT
Retweeted by Eric SammonsHere's a rule that should be obvious, but apparently is not: If you are a member of the clergy, you should *never*… https://t.co/PlvgXzcuimI know some Catholics are uncomfortable when I publicly bring up problems in the Church. They think doing so harms… https://t.co/rHtjQ37cDj"I didn’t become a Director of Evangelization so I could play Baghdad Bob for the Church. I wanted to draw people i… https://t.co/cHkLX3AJXZBeing “pro-life” does not mean embracing the modern desire to prevent death at all costs. Death is part of life in… https://t.co/9B8JOOedfH @chesterbelloc3 @TashaRoseRadMam At the very least, one should pass the citizenship test before being allowed to vo… https://t.co/dCuzKQLgq9I’m about the same age as the Novus Ordo Missae, and we’re both feeling a bit creaky lately. https://t.co/zhYhK4MSFxIn 2019, more than 800,000 innocent children were murdered by abortion. In that same year, 22 people were executed… https://t.co/GECMjbhGrj
9/22
2020
@RobertHWoodman Years of data and personal experience at the individual, parish, and diocesan levels. @JZmirak @meaningofcath @timotheeology @DavidRobertGor1 John’s not wrong, but there is a significant (and growing)… https://t.co/rzXlDSxfNa @meaningofcath @JZmirak @timotheeology @DavidRobertGor1 I’m undecided at this point.Media cheat sheet: If the media calls someone a “devout Catholic”, that means he rejects the Church teachings the… https://t.co/kyvwbYjffnSt. Matthew, whose feast day is today, boldly proclaimed in his Gospel that Jesus is God, contrary to what many mod… https://t.co/6mDwtuTD4z @FrNajim I’m also curious, Father: how has attendance been at your parish since public Masses were resumed? I’ve he… https://t.co/G6QBdAI7I5 @FrNajim I don’t doubt there are unicorn parishes (nor do I doubt that a parish with you as pastor would be one), b… https://t.co/iPwOX5vNfaIn the future, most members of “normal” Catholic parishes will leave their parishes either for a Latin Mass parish… https://t.co/vy2hzcNiQC @RefuteFrMartin @DavidRobertGor1 @Michael_Voris @TaylorRMarshall @SteveSkojec @kennedyhall That might be an interes… https://t.co/iA27rC1nq9 @WomenWhoThink @TaylorRMarshall I doubt most teens would be that nuanced in their understanding of religions (and m… https://t.co/3chSWGc3T3Anyone who desires to “Rest in Power” after death will find neither rest nor power.Only 31% of Catholic teens in the U.S. believe that “only one religion is true.” Catholic parents, teach your chil… https://t.co/q0v0xBKWs9 @michaelsteele64 It is truly beautiful!
9/21
2020
@Pyrrho_of_Elis The Spirit blows as He wills.At least now I know how it would have felt in medieval times when a monarch died with no heir.
9/20
2020

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