This is directed at every “Tom, Dick and Harry” that rushes the altar at communion time, or as readers or musicians or in whatever “faux liturgical minister” capacity. 185 more words
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In your most recent letter responding to my questions on traditionalists and pastoral responsibility, you rightly point out that for every case of a “traditional” priest behaving autocratically, we can find just as many instances of liberal autocrats looking to destroy traditional church architecture and practice. 432 more words
When Pope Emertius Benedict XVI’s motu proprio Summorum Pontificum first came out back in 2007, I remember there being a lot of excitement at St F’s because we widely believed that it would cause a proliferation of Latin Masses in the archdiocese. 1,031 more words