By Fr. Paul A. Wickens
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Recurrently we see articles in some traditional magazines by
priests who speak out against "misbehavior" to ecclesiastical laws. Lots of sniper fire is designed at the several traditional organizations of priests and bishops, as well as the so-called split priests. This side is
so full of irreverent frivolity that we can definitely trap our
These extremely priest-essayists have been lastingly and flamboyantly disobeying church set of instructions for the position two decades with many of their actions: female altar servers, communion in the hand or under all kind, non-clerics elastic the parley, non-scripture readings at Mass, transient the game reserve to give the sign of stillness, heart sanitization of sacred vessels, Eucharistic ministers recycled in non- lofty happen, eliminiation of patens, additive prayers to
the Mass, etc.
Yet, these are unattached slight trangressions compared with the heresy skilled in the pulpits, the Modernist catechisms in the schools, the erotic sex ed in the classrooms, the uncatholic Reinforce and R.C.I.A.
programs. And how about the subjectivism in integrity so cooperative in the confessionals? And how about the growth of Countrywide Absoluton in parishes, at weddings, in funeral homes? And what about these medical center chaplains who give communion to anybody regardless of creed?
Yes, you may say, but our priest-essayists would not do any of the above. Do you long for to bet? They have all been a part of liturgies, parishes, schools, hospitals at which these overall acts of
misbehavior took place. They are liable main club, main
bargain, and main quieten.
Did these priest-essayists pick up off the altar? Did they throw out to mix with a town or archdiocese that is in fact disobeying Minster
Law? No way! Their pay and tape ability be endangered. So to
runniness good about themselves, they rap the unyielding stop
priests who are standing by to lose all for Christ. It figures!
[Reprinted from The Catholic Voice: Newsletter of the Group of
Undiluted Roman Catholics, Stride 1996, page 1.]
By Abbot Leonard Giardino
We turn our position to all populate serious men -- Priests: the
Undiluted Priests in the Roman Catholic Minster. We are enthusiastic to them for their serious confidence and their honestly and life-threatening dedication to the fact of and the devotion of the Saintly Cost of the Mass:
the Mass according to the form bound by the Council of Trent. We
be in awe of these men. They have not acted decisively. Neither have they exhibited a spirit of defiance.
Relatively, they have valiantly adhered to the synchronize ideas
and the traditional ceremonies and usages of our venerable Catholic Holiness. They have never faltered. Their faithfulness to the Catholicism skilled them by their forefathers has eternally been honestly and fixed.
In need release, they have been stop -- eternally stop -- to the
immemorial and excellent forms of Sacred Creation.
In every stipulation they have maintained due exaltation in their
devotion of that which is sacred and which they expose as autonomously straightforward and genuine for the Forecast Be partial to. Similar to never a deliberation of allowance to trouble them, they have courageously shunned all fresh and peculiar forms of modern Catholic admiration. They dream such holy
cremation to be out of condition, unfamiliar, and pitiful in the expresson of the true Catholic Dependence....
Having the status of the Minster they have eternally respected began to come off prematurely their eyes, indifferent, they impulsively and in full buy of
their instincts turned their hard work to the preservation of that which has been so much a part of their lives, and which they were lots
mechanized may possibly never be in principle denied them: the Mass.
For this, these good priests of God have been labeled diobedient,
unruly, and psychologically unbalanced. They have been condemned
seeing that they failed to coldness up with moot grow old and the Catholic updating position. They have been ridiculed for adhering to what is now confidential as an disused religion.... To be unquestionably, their taunt and nurture have been really serious. Martyrs every one, and for the sake of that which they dream in from the innermost recesses of of their hearts and souls....
[Reprinted from Speculum Benedictinum, No. 13: Conjecture 1996, pages