On this day, July 4, 2012 I thought it fitting to announce the new official name of this organization, the National Association of American Lay Catholics.
There is much work ahead for us Catholics today just as there was for our new nation after it declared its independence. Today, we declare independence from unjust laws that violate our religious freedom. Please join in defending against the persecutions directed at the Church and the United States.
The following photos are included here from the U.S. Capitol rotunda in honor of this day:
O Holy Spirit, strengthen us to defend all that is holy.
Peter L. Hodges Sr.