A PERIOD OF UNPARALLELED MEDIOCRITY – Tito Casini on the Vatican II Revolution

Originally posted on Hieronymopolis:
Tito Casini, The Last Mass of Paul VI : An Autumn Night’s Dream. (Britons Publishing Company, 1971) pp. 57-58: “Those who now considered the changes of the Reform to be the work of Satan saw clearly in them, above all, his pride. It emerged, that most characteristically Satanic sin, in the presumption…

Saint Ephrem, Deacon (373 A.D.); Saints Mark & Marcellian, Martyrs (286 A.D.)

His hymns did what? Ephrem the Syrian (c. 300-373) was a native of Nisibis, in Roman Mesopotamia, and was very probably the head of the catechetical school of that city until its capture by the Persians. He subsequently became a monk near Edessa and there spent most of his life writing commentaries on the Bible … Continue reading Saint Ephrem, Deacon (373 A.D.); Saints Mark & Marcellian, Martyrs (286 A.D.)

Catholic priest brings sacraments to sick during COVID-19, coronavirus

Originally posted on Blithe Spirit:
He’s Fr. Mike Lewis, of El Paso, who did graduate work at Mundelein Seminary,  explaining beautifully the role of the priest and meaning of sacraments of the sick and dying. Met him last fall at one of the vicariate’s novena of services about abuse. He did the service at a…

US cardinal dismisses prayer power during pandemic: We can’t just pray and think things will change

Originally posted on Blithe Spirit:
We have to wonder why he beats this drum in this way at this time. It’s a harsh way to put down foolishness. Does he know of Catholics who dismiss self-help and ignore danger for the sake of magical prayer? Is this how he sees the day’s challenges? It’s as…

The Last Mass of Paul VI: An Autumn Night’s Dream

The Last Mass of Paul VI: An Autumn Night’s Dream By Tito Casini, severe critic of post-Vatican 2 changes. Dom Alcuin Reid: In 1967, [Casini’s] “provocative tract” La tunica stracciata (“The Torn Tunic”), with a preface by a curial cardinal, virulently took to task the cardinal charged with implementing the reform, Giacomo Lercaro, for ‘a … Continue reading The Last Mass of Paul VI: An Autumn Night’s Dream

Fr. Rutler’s parish in Manhattan

What’s going on, special attn. to final sentence: HOLY WEEK Due to the current pandemic, the Archdiocese has directed that there be no public Liturgies. The Masses of Holy Week will be offered in abbreviated form by Father Rutler. On Palm Sunday, April 5, there will be no distribution of palms, but they will be … Continue reading Fr. Rutler’s parish in Manhattan

On dishonest defence of post-Vatican 2 sweeping liturgical changes

By the learned and articulate Fr. Hunwicke. The claim, explicit or implicit, that these things were ‘ordered by the Council’, is a wantonly and grossly mendacious retrojection. It bears the finger-prints of the Father of Lies himself. Most of the Council Fathers expected a very much more modest reform. That is why only four voted … Continue reading On dishonest defence of post-Vatican 2 sweeping liturgical changes

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