We Are The Maccabees Of The 21st Century - 32nd Sun OT Yr C by Sunday Thoughts from Fr. Edward Looney published on 2016-11-06T19:47:57Z Who are the Maccabees of the 21st century? Fr. Edward argues the Catholic Church because of our contradictory beliefs to that of modern society. Will we be like the Maccabees and stand up for what we believe in? Will we be willing to die?