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Relationships of the Early Church Fathers

Here is my attempt to find some clarity on the relationships between the early Church Fathers, and how they connect back to Christ. I welcome feedback. 167 more words

Catholic Church

Fr Picot - Conference on Summorum Pontificum - 11 March 2015

An excellent conference given in Wanganui, NZ on the so-called “traditional” motu proprio of Pope Benedict XVI.

“To summarize Summorum Pontificum, any priest can say the Mass provided he is incardinated, provided he recognises the value and holiness of the New Mass, provided he recognises the binding character of ┬áSecond Council Vatican.” 161 more words

Archbishop Lefebvre

The Crypto-Lefebvrist Dodge

The following is my response to Professor Roberto de Mattei (Italian, English) who recently came to the defense of Rorate Caeli. I note that neither de Mattei nor… 1,735 more words


A matter of direction

This illustration from a blog post at The Hermeneutic of Continuity captures the essence of the matter rather well, wouldn’t you say?

(H/T: Fr. Z’s Blog)


Defenders of the Council

“Some of those who put themselves forward as great defenders of the Council also need to be reminded that Vatican II embraces the entire doctrinal history of the Church. 55 more words

Hermeneutic of continuity

The hermeneutic of discontinuity risks ending in a split between the pre-conciliar Church and the post-conciliar Church. It asserts that the texts of the Council as such do not yet express the true spirit of the Council. 299 more words

TLM lauded in Pontifical Mass homily by Portland Archbishop Sample

With reverence, simplicity, and charity, the Most Reverend Alexander K. Sample, recently appointed Archbishop of Portland in Oregon, delivered this homily on March 1, 2014, during a Pontifical High Mass for the Vigil of Quinquagesima at the… 125 more words