The Handbook discusses the Legion as a national asset and how it represents spiritual
gain for our culture.
What is our culture? Our culture is at war between death and life. It is a war for souls. The Legion is in the front lines of the battle.
"I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life." Deuteronomy 30:19The foundation of the culture of death is contraception. Let's be scientific and look at the data. There is a direct correlation in the use of contraceptives and abortion. Even the pro-abortion pro-contraception Guttmacher Institute acknowledges this in their paper, Relationships Between Contraception and Abortion: A Review of the Evidence. When contraception use increases, abortions increase.
In the US, the judge that legalized contraceptives said it was to:
The culture of death is sex out of wedlock. It is unmarried couples living together.
The man says, "She is a lot of fun, but I don't want to marry. I can't see her as the mother of my children. Why buy the cow when all you want is the milk."
The woman likes the man but does not want him as the father of her children. She doesn't respect him.
Many times one partner is committed but the other is not.
Satan promises bliss and happiness, but he delivers misery.
That's the culture of death.
Choose the culture of life by following the Church's teaching. No living together. Prepare for a marriage that will last, richer or poorer, sickness or health, until death. Jesus, unlike Satan, asks us to pick up our cross. Abstain. Love the other person. Commit yourself to them. Sacrifice for them. For this Jesus delivers,
The Legion's role in the culture war is to save one soul at a time. When you recruit an Auxiliary who promises to say the Rosary every day, or get someone back to Mass and the sacraments you have won a victory in the culture war.