Weaponization of the Eucharist and Vatican II

Is it a weapon to deny someone the Eucharist? Yes, in a sense because it cuts someone off from something. Yet, is that a problem? No, if it is to save their soul. Yes, if it is to simply make some politician win and only for that point. Even St. Paul rebukes people and tellsContinue reading “Weaponization of the Eucharist and Vatican II”

Chesterton – “The Napoleon of Notting Hill”: and Where Magic and Poems Come From in the Liturgy

I did not find The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Chesterton to be my favorite novel. There were several long winded and over done passages in my opinion, but that being said – the overall twist that the novel offers were some of the best ever written. I don’t want to give any of theContinue reading “Chesterton – “The Napoleon of Notting Hill”: and Where Magic and Poems Come From in the Liturgy”

Acceptation Pacifique Universelle : réponse aux objections — + Archidiacre +

Réfutation des objections faites contre la doctrine de l’Acceptation Pacifique Universelle d’un pape, qui prouve avec certitude sa légitimité. Acceptation Pacifique Universelle : réponse aux objections — + Archidiacre + This article (which the Edge Browser can translate into English) goes over the following claims against the universal and peaceful acceptance of a Pope. Summary ofContinue reading “Acceptation Pacifique Universelle : réponse aux objections — + Archidiacre +”

Institute of Catholic Culture Vatican II Content and Lectures

Vatican I and Vatican II: Papal Primacy and Episcopal Power (instituteofcatholicculture.org) by William Marshner, S.T.D. Dei Verbum: Keys to Understanding the Word of God (instituteofcatholicculture.org) by Rev. Hezekias Carnazzo The Reform of the Reform: A Liturgical Debate: Reform or Return? (instituteofcatholicculture.org) by Rev. Thomas Kocik Light of the World: The Church and Vatican II (instituteofcatholicculture.org)Continue reading “Institute of Catholic Culture Vatican II Content and Lectures”

In Defense of Vatican II: Beauty Will Save the World. — Gaudium et Spes 22

Dr. Larry Chapp James Matthew Wilson and Bishop Robert Barron. Two Champions of Beauty One of the things I have long pondered is why it is that people fall away from the faith.  Obviously, they do so for a variety of reasons so I will not attempt a “one size fits all” answer to that complex […]Continue reading “In Defense of Vatican II: Beauty Will Save the World. — Gaudium et Spes 22”

Lettre de Saint Padre Pio à Saint Paul VI, 12 septembre 1968 — + Archidiacre +

Dans laquelle il exprimait son union au Saint Père. Lettre de Saint Padre Pio à Saint Paul VI, 12 septembre 1968 — + Archidiacre + If you read this short letter, (after using google to translate into English) you can see the St. Padre Pio was not disobedient to Vatican II and the Holy Father!

Fratelli tutti – Francis’s most traditional document? — Where Peter Is

There are two persistent criticisms used against Francis and his teachings by many of his detractors. The first is that the Holy Father is not concerned with squaring his (allegedly) new teachings with tradition and prior magisterium. 18 more words Fratelli tutti – Francis’s most traditional document? — Where Peter Is

New Defending Vatican II Blog

https://gaudiumetspes22.com/ Another post just to collect a link to another defending Vatican II resource. This particular blog by Dr. Larry Chapp has several excellent articles refuting Dr. Taylor Marshall and Archbishop Vigano. In what Dr. Chapp calls picking on low hanging fruit, we can see after reading that Dr. Marshall and others are far offContinue reading “New Defending Vatican II Blog”

Recent Errors on Articles Critiquing Pope Francis’ New Encyclical

Again, Dr. Taylor Marshall tries to much good and spread the faith, yet I wish he would use his great intellect to promote Vatican II and Francis rather than destroy it. Review 1: Dr. Taylor Marshall “Pope Francis’ New Encyclical Fratelli tutti: 8 POINT REVIEW” I am not even going to comment past the firstContinue reading “Recent Errors on Articles Critiquing Pope Francis’ New Encyclical”

Lessons from Thomas Merton for Vatican II: Resentment In the Heart

I want to look at resentment in the heart. Often a lot of this comes up when talking about Vatican II on both sides. Thomas Merton in his New Seeds of Contemplation has an excellent chapter called sentences. In there he goes through one of the problems that can occur in the spiritual life –Continue reading “Lessons from Thomas Merton for Vatican II: Resentment In the Heart”