St. Pius V Corner: A Light Of Faith Against Modernism

The Catholic Church produces holy members in its saints and martyrs. In every age and country the Church is the Mother of saints, martyrs, confessors, and holy men and women who live in Christ. We do not, however, maintain that all Catholics are holy. Unfortunately, some do not live up to the teachings of the Church; that will be their condemnation. We must remember that even among the Apostles there was one Judas. Our Lord Himself taught in the parable of the wheat and the cockle that the good and the bad will grow up side by side in His Church.

Bp. Louis La Ravoire Morrow, My Catholic Faith Explained (1949)

In October 2019, the Amazon Synod – or as I call it, the Jungle Synod – took place, and would forever be remembered in infamy when Amazonian natives placed a Pachamama statue in the center of the Vatican gardens, blasphemously calling it the Blessed Virgin Mary, and proceeded to perform a pagan ceremony where they offered incense and bowed down before it. In spite of efforts by individuals such as Rich Raho, the folks at Where Peter Is (Where Pachamama Is sounds better IMHO) and some crazy women on Twitter to present the ceremony as somehow Christian (if you think this then just say the Earth is flat and the Sun revolves around it), Traditionalist Catholics attacked the event as blasphemous, exposing the Synod organizers’ agenda as sympathetic to Modernism – a liberal heresy condemned by Pope St. Pius X. One of them went as far as to throw the aforementioned statues out from the church of Santa Maria della Transpontina, and into the Tiber River (props to him), re-igniting the surrounding controversy. Although criticized for their words and actions, make no mistake; these folks were out to affirm their allegiance to the Catholic Faith, and more so, to the teaching of Christ Himself.

I was watching the anime Vatican Kiseki Chousakan around the same time as the Jungle Synod. Although faith and miracles was a central theme in the show, all the more prevalent was the importance of keeping faith and devotion to God, even in the face of false pastors trying to abuse the Faith for their own Modernistic needs – which is demonstrated by protagonists Frs. Joseph Kou Hiiraga and Roberto Nicolas.

Note: This post serves as the 2nd part to the previous post on the topic of faith and miracles.

ARCHBISHOP SAUL’S PRINCIPLE: IT IS CHRIST THAT MATTERS

In the fourth episode of Vatican Kiseki Chousakan, Frs. Hiiraga and Nicolas expose a Mexican church congregation as nothing more than a front for a scheme to revive Adolf Hitler, and launder money to a corrupt organization. Upon their successful return, they are commended by their superior, Archbishop Saul, who notifies them that a Vatican official associated with the scheme has been sacked from his position. The following discussion parlays one of the most beautiful quotes (below, in bold) I’ve ever heard in this series, let alone from anime in general:

Abp. Saul: I know what you want to say: witnessing corruption within the Church can shake your faith. I don’t blame you.

Fr. Nicolas: Your Excellency, has that ever happened to you?

Abp. Saul: As a matter of fact, at times it has. But it is in those trying times that I hear the voice of God speak to me: As long as if I have even the smallest light of faith within me, I will be able to overcome the Devil. I pray that you two will be able to carry that light, and for God to bless you on your journey.

Archbishop Saul’s exhortation to Frs. Hiiraga and Nicolas, episode 4
“And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” (St. Matthew 16:18)

Archbishop Saul exhorts that upholding faith in Christ, and making Him the center of our heart’s attention, is the necessary antidote to all the problems inherent among the Church today. It makes sense – as Christians, one should always look to Him, and model our life based on Him. On one note, it’s a nice testament to one of the four marks of the Catholic Church: its Holiness, for the mere existence of many sinners within it does not, in any way, invalidate the fact that Christ has made the Catholic Church as a singular means of providing salvation. Secondly, it’s well in line with one of St. Paul’s quotes, where he instructs the faithful to profess faith in Christ, strive to become saints themselves, and “with fear and trembling, work out your own salvation” (Philippians 2:12). In other words, do not be concerned with the faults of others until you perfect yourself in Christ first.

The two priests would take Archbishop Saul’s message to heart in later missions afterwards, upon coming across shifty fellows who, “professing themselves to be wise, became fools” (Romans 1:22) for Modernism.

VATICAN KISEKI CHOUSAKAN’S WAR AGAINST MODERNISM

It’s interesting to see the fruits of their adversaries’ works, and compare it to that of Frs. Hiiraga and Nicolas. Kid Goldman, a promoter of the prophecies of “Fr.” John Jordan, who is nothing more than Fr. Nicolas’ abusive father, and Fr. Trones who use a “luminous” crucifix to disguise a drug operation below his church, reduce the Faith to nothing more than mere vital immanence; i.e. the façade of having met God validated only through personal, rather than a supernatural experience. This lack of supernatural fear of God instilled in them leads them to despair once their operations of error are exposed, resulting in their grisly ends. Even worse: Fr. Julia, who in episode 6 is initially is depicted as a pious, humble and knowledgeable priest of Christ, comes out five episodes later as a practical apostate in being a member of the in-show equivalent of the Freemasons, the Galdoune. His fanaticism towards his organization’s goals drive him towards a path of naturalistic and agnostic principles; to Fr. Hiiraga’s horror and rebuke, since he looked up to him as a model of virtue prior, he shuns those that he ministered to as nothing but mere pawns to his plan. Make no mistake – what these characters believe is Modernism, the “synthesis of all heresies” at its core, leading to a sad life where God is rejected as irrelevant. Their ideas are something Pope St. Pius X, who condemned these principles in Pascendi Dominici Gregis would have shuddered at upon hearing.

“But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach a gospel to you besides that which we have preached to you, let him be anathema.(Galatians 1:8)

Modernists place the foundation of religious philosophy in that doctrine which is usually called Agnosticism. According to this teaching human reason is confined entirely within the field of phenomena, that is to say, to things that are perceptible to the senses, and in the manner in which they are perceptible; it has no right and no power to transgress these limits. Hence it is incapable of lifting itself up to God, and of recognizing His existence, even by means of visible things. 

… However, this Agnosticism is only the negative part of the system of the Modernist: the positive side of it consists in what they call vital immanence. This is how they advance from one to the other. Religion, whether natural or supernatural, must, like every other fact, admit of some explanation. But when Natural theology has been destroyed, the road to revelation closed through the rejection of the arguments of credibility, and all external revelation absolutely denied, it is clear that this explanation will be sought in vain outside man himself. It must, therefore, be looked for in man; and since religion is a form of life, the explanation must certainly be found in the life of man. 

Pope St. Pius X, Pascendi Dominici Gregis (1907)

In contrast, Frs. Hiiraga and Nicolas’ attitudes resembles those of true believers of Christ. With Him at the center of their hearts, their faith only flourishes and becomes stronger with their every walking moment. On top of discerning between true and false miracles, the two priests do not abandon their friendship no matter how dark their pasts are, but rather reaffirm their brotherhood in Christ. Through thick and thin, they dedicate all their works to God, thanking him for everything He has given in their lives. Emboldened by Him, they resist and overcome the evil forces before them – even when threatened with apostasy or death. They keep true to their priestly vows of bringing souls to Christ, with a genuine care for their physical and spiritual welfare. Having fought the good fight and their faith firm-grounded, they emerge as kinder, less prideful and confident; no amount of evil can shake their unwavering faith; not even from their adversaries who have drunk the poisoned Kool-Aid of Modernism.

“But be thou vigilant, labour in all things, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill thy ministry. Be sober! For I am even now ready to be sacrificed: and the time of my dissolution is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” (2 Timothy 4:5-7)

When I think of the fruits of the strong faith of Frs. Hiiraga and Nicolas, my mind turns towards the multiple Catholic clergy who stood firm in their adherence to God and the Church’s true doctrine even in the wake of one of the biggest disasters to strike it in recent history: Vatican II.

VATICAN II: THE REASON WHY WE CAN’T HAVE NICE THINGS

I picked this as my post’s topic for this week because tomorrow (December 8), the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, marks 55 years since the closing of the aforementioned Robber Council by Pope Paul VI. Initially convoked in 1962 by Pope John XXIII, the council would be overrun by bizarro theologians such as Frs. Yves Congar, Annibale Bugnini and Karl Rahner to name a few, who would present their exceedingly heretical ideas on the nature of the Church, Her liturgy, ecumenism and the like; unsurprisingly, at least three of the council’s documents contain their heretical ideas. Needless to say, the council’s effects were devastating worldwide.

Unfinished Business of Vatican II - Crossroads Initiative
On 8 December 1965, Catholic faithful received a grim reminder. When Pope Paul VI signed the council into force, many would be disgraced to live amongst the wickedness that was Modernism.

(Note: Doubt exists if he had authority to do such. IMHO based on accounts I’ve read, he wasn’t mentally stable enough to exercise his papal authority)

The “spirit of Vatican II” enabled some priests to not only teach previously condemned ideas to their congregation, but, like Fr. Trones, openly mock the Faith; such as transforming the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass into a community meet-up for a “personal experience with God” complete with profane dancers, crappy hippie “sacred” music and un-edifying sermons. Others went the route of Fr. Julia, semi-apostatizing and decrying the Catholic Faith which they grew up with in pursuit of wicked acts; such as “wreckovating” churches of Catholic ornaments such as statues of Christ and the saints, high altars, communion rails, and teaching others to deny Christ’s divinity by receiving Communion in the hand. Instead of a renewal, they produced disorder as well as a mass exodus of both laity and clergy alike, one which still persists 55 years after.

But amidst the disorder there remained clerics who, like Frs. Hiiraga and Nicolas of Vatican Kiseki Chousakan, kept alive the practice and teaching of the Traditionalist Catholic Faith. Diocesan priests, some of them sedevacantists (who I nevertheless regard as Catholic) such as Frs. Gommar DePauw in New York, Yves Normandin in Montreal, Francis Ducaud-Bourget in France, and Joaquin Arriaga in Mexico reached out to provide catechesis and Sacraments to many Catholics, helping them grow spiritually amidst the conciliar chaos. Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre founded the Society of St. Pius X in Econe, Switzerland to train priests in the same Catholic formation he received – a mission which still continues to this day. Influenced by their actions, many priests would join these Traditionalist circles, some of them starting institutes to train seminarians in proper formation of the Faith, such as Bishop Antonio Castro De Mayer of Campos, Brazil, Fr. Jonathan Robinson (RIP) with his Toronto Oratory or Fr. Gilles Wach of the ICKSP.

Through their conduct as proper servants of Christ, they helped many people to find comfort in Christ and amend the terrible effects the modernist council had on their spiritual lives. Were it not for their work in preserving Christ’s unchanging doctrine and His Sacraments during a dark time in the Church’s history, there not be hundreds of churches today with sound doctrine and a beautiful, uplifting-to-God liturgy in the Tridentine Mass. I would never have become a Traditionalist Catholic if I didn’t come across, and become inspired, by their stories.

The Tridentine Mass being said at the Society of St. Pius X’s chapel in Etobicoke.

CONCLUDING WORDS

The ultimate end of the Catholic Faith, and the Christian religion in general, to give all glory and honor to Christ Jesus and live for Him; which only make Archbishop Saul’s exhortation so beautiful, and memorable even a year after I first watched it since the message is applicable and relevant for any Christian living in these days. Frs. Hiiraga and Nicolas’ example of emitting holiness, despite their enemies’ embrace of Modernist thinking, is conduct that Traditionalist Catholics can take away, and hopefully adopt (myself included). Some ways this can be done include: reading classical Catholic texts on dogmatic/moral theology as well as spiritual ones (such as St. Alphonsus Liguori’s sermons or The Imitation of Christ), daily prayer, and through practicing acts of virtue such as charity or selflessness towards others. If one consistently does this and with the end goal of glorifying Christ in mind, nothing will diminish your faith.

I leave you with some encouraging words from two clerics who fought to keep the Catholic Faith alive against the “spirit of Vatican II”: Fr. Gommar DePauw and Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre.

What can we really do, ladies and gentlemen?  PRAY.  Pray and pray… Because, humanly speaking, we are in a mess we can’t get out of.  Right now we must ask God, Jesus Christ, to wake up.  The situation of our Church today is very much like the situation the Apostles found themselves in when Christ was sleeping in the little boat during the big storm. We must storm Christ and ask him: “Lord, we perish!  Save us!” 

Fr. Gommar DePauw, “Conciliar or Catholic” (http://www.catholicapologetics.info/modernproblems/vatican2/conciliar.htm)

Therefore, when our Faith is being attacked from all sides we must hold steadfastly and firmly to it. We must never accept that there can be any compromise in the affirmation of our Faith… Here is what I wish you, my most dear brethren, and in this we must be unflinching, whatever happens. We must never agree to diminish our faith; and if by misfortune it were to happen that those who ought to defend our Faith came to tell us to lessen or diminish it, then we must say: “NO.”

Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, sermon at Rome in 1975 (http://archbishoplefebvrecom.weebly.com/may-25-1975.html)

33 thoughts on “St. Pius V Corner: A Light Of Faith Against Modernism

  1. I hadn’t heard of this anime before. It seems like an unusual subject for a series, but very interesting.

    My understanding of the Catholic Church and its traditions aren’t very deep and don’t go much beyond the general history. I was raised as a Muslim, but one side of my family is Catholic, and I’ve heard from them about how Mass and other practices changed after the Second Vatican Council — from what I understand, some of these ceremonies now come off more like some Protestant (not being Christian, again I can’t say this with any authority, but it’s just based on my own limited observations.)

    My feelings about religion, God, the afterlife and the rest of it are a bit weird. However, I can understand how intrusions into these traditions would be seen as offensive, as attacking the essence of the religion. Islam seems to be more resistant to such innovations, maybe in part because it’s so decentralized without any formal church organization — there are various schools of thought and scholarship, but no ultimate authority to make judgments on them for a majority of believers. Then again, that decentralization can be a weakness as well. I leave these questions to people who are better suited to take them on, but they’re interesting to think about.

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    1. Hi AK,

      Yeah, this anime surprised me too with some of its content. I didn’t expect to be writing a post allegorizing the plight between faithful Catholic .vs. Modernist clerics using this anime as an example, but this show gave me some things to work on it.

      You’re so correct! Ironically enough the newer form of what passes as the Catholic Mass was heavily influenced by 6 Protestant ministers, which is why all the similarities. Even the guy who instituted these changes, Fr. Bugnini, deliberately said the changes were done to make the liturgy less offensive to Protestants, and compromise with their theology. That’s where the problem around the newer Mass stems from, and why so many Catholics are troubled by some of the modernized elements of it. As well as comparing the older Catholic ceremonies (some of which exist on Youtube under “Tridentine Mass”) to today’s, one can see a huge difference with regards to the rubrics, the presentation, the theology, etc; you’d think they were part of two different religions.

      Eastern Orthodoxy is similar with regards to the decentralization. And they too are VERY resistant to even the slightest of changes. Back in the 17th century, Russian citizens literally rioted in the streets because their patriarch changed a few trivial things in the liturgy, such as crossing yourself with 3 fingers instead of 2. There’s a reason why the Catholic Church is stringent on maintaining the Papacy as the final arbiter of authority – to prevent the risk of factionalism. Centralization in religion isn’t bad, but it should at least try to be consistent with previous teachings – which Vatican II failed to do.

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      1. I didn’t know that about the Orthodox tradition — it certainly sounds like the Russians took things very seriously. And I can understand the desire to keep things centralized, though as you say, straying from older ideals can be a problem.

        I suppose we’ll all find out the truth of it at some point, but thinking about this logically, if I believe a tradition was handed down or in some way endorsed by the all-powerful creator of the universe, I’m probably going to be doing my best to stick to it.

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      2. Yeah, the Eastern Orthodox tend to be big sticklers for keeping things same. Can’t say the same for modern Catholic or even Protestant institutions.

        Definitely! No one can change what has been divinely transmitted: for God cannot be mutable; He is “yesterday, and to day; and the same for ever.” (Hebrews 13:8). That’s why I’m a Traditionalist Catholic, because I believe in that principle, and what Vatican II did was a HUGE contradiction to that.

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    1. Indeed, it was despicable how he got treated for his fidelity to Catholic tradition. Especially under the schizophrenic rule of Paul VI. Speaks volumes for the doublespeak of the “spirit of Vatican II”: Liturgical dancing ok but Tridentine Mass – out the window! 😡

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  2. I must ask you what do you consider Modern ism?
    Public school teacher in Clearwater Florida and don’t worry about the stuff day today.it just makes me wanna flail thinking that that’s all you guys worry about data day with your little master is good, whether you received on the tongue perfectly,… I have children who are homeless they teach in the public school haven’t worry about that for a change.I got News for you I wouldn’t wanna be you in God’s office at the end

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    1. I must wonder why you’re following my blog if you think anime sucks. I don’t mind if you don’t like it, but to follow my blog despite your convinctions about it makes about as much sense as studying chemistry despite you hating science. To answer your question though, Modernism is a condemned heresy that states that Catholic dogma can change. It has nothing to do with whether you received Communion on the tongue properly, or whatever your feeble mind thinks.

      By the way, you claim to be a public school teacher and yet you can’t write an English sentence properly? That’s rich 😂😂😂

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      1. I like it but I just maybe I need to understand a little bit more. Here is my beef with all the ultra traditional Catholics I just seem to worry 24 seven about Latin Mass, communion on the tongue, and whether they did every single rubric right because to me as a trained professional educator, that seems too OCD . I like diverse opinions so I guess I don’t beat up people like jan 6. Just want to know answer why do I have to worry about traditional stuff all the time? I’m not trying to trawl you I am going to give you a chance to state your opinion why I have to worry about this 24 / seven?

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      2. I’m hoping you are in good faith and seeking to learn more about why we believe as such. We don’t advocate for things like the Latin Mass, communion on the tongue, or following the rules of the Church for the sake of such, or for nostalgia or as you wrongfully accuse, “mental illness”. We believe because we want to give unto Christ the best amount of reverence and treatment due to Him, and live our lives in imitation of Him. If you think people are OCD because of this, I wonder what you have to say about billions of people who strive to be good citizens of the state in following the law of the land.

        I’m sorry to hear that some Traditionalists, whether online or IRL have grinded your gears, but don’t let those bad apples drive you away from us in general.

        Also, you like my blog yet you say “anime sucks” for no random reason? Sounds contradictory to me. Make up your mind.

        God bless

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      3. How old are you? It’s Saturday night I’m 57 years old. Still don’t get why people sit there and worry about this traditional stuff 24 seven. Okay, God exists , it stands. The fact that God exists goes through creation. So, I said that and I roll my eyes that are those ultra traditional people have to do everything so they think God is going to beat the living crap out of him if they don’t do it. It sounds like a developmental child father problem when they were little.

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      4. I didn’t realize you were talking to your iPhone. I apologize. See my reply to your first comment above.

        By the way, I’m 24 years old. I notice you are Catholic as well, and if you want to know why we’re sticklers for following Christ, I refer you to the Epistles of St. Paul.

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      5. So I don’t follow Christ according to you? I’ve been writing and working longer than you’ve been alive.my husband and I started dating just before you were born and I’m old enough to be your mother. I’m a stickler for not wearing that my bishop put a dispensation out because of Covid I don’t have to attend Mass due to Covid but I watch it on TV.I said that just to get your goat.people my age will say anything for OCD millennial is to get there goat . You get to a tizzy of just about anything. My husband has the sniffles and he thought oh gee they would not like to see me there due to the fact Covid.most of my parish lives on the beach and are elderly in Clearwater beach Florida. Just decided to watch it online. CooKing bacon now I have to go

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      6. If you believe that you don’t have to follow everything Christ says, then you’re following the “god of your imagination” as one would put it, and there ends the matter. I’m not perfect myself but I try to live His word to the best of my ability. Nothing to do with OCD.

        I find it funny you say I get to a tizzy about everything when here you are mocking anime and Catholicism yet claim to like my blog and be a follower of Christ. Newsflash there’s a word for that, and it’s called “schizophrenia” 😉

        Have fun with the bacon, I hope it’s delicious and have a good Sunday

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      7. Also as just an addendum to the previous comment: to address your concerns about people who follow Christ out of fear he’s gonna beat the crap out of them. That’s not true fellowship – following Christ means following him out of love for Him and not fear. You know who thought that God was unjust and got into a real tizzy about it? A fellow named Martin Luther in his early days as a monk

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      8. No can I just say this over that since 2004 I’ve been blogging. My point is this =
        I just always get the idea that you’re always afraid or many people who are triad are afraid that if you don’t do it just a certain way and have people around you to show off, God is not going to like it or you say wins and Teco ha ha ha I didn’t do it a certain way there is some serious psychological stuff going on with some of them. That’s why I ignore them now but I’m putting this out.I went to Franciscan U the place is loaded with them it’s weird. It’s a contest to see who could out track the other person died soon as they started ignoring them my grades went up in grad school. In the 80s it was more charismatic but now it’s more TRAd . Any of them are just worse than Martin Luther that’s why a lot of them have serious issues with the US bishops.

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      9. I live in Toronto, Canada, so I can’t say with certainty about the wheelings and dealings at Franciscan University. Ditto for the situation with the US bishops, I can tell you for a fact in Canada we don’t have a lot of those folks.

        Respectfully speaking, I think you miss the point greatly. No Traditionalist I know of says “if you do this action other than a certain way then you’re going to Hell”. We are trying our best to follow in the footsteps of Christ OUT OF LOVE for Him. Again, as for the Latin Mass: no Traditionalist I know goes there for nostalgia: we want to to worship God in a manner that is most fitting to resemble His heavenly glory, and remind us of that, and grow spiritually. I say this as a person who grew up around crappy liturgies throughout my childhood life: suffice to say it killed my spirituality for a time. To say that many Traditionalists act in a Pharasaical manner is a bold and unfounded accusation, and to be honest if you’re bothered by some of them lot, you know what? Ignore them and follow St. Paul, “Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling”. I hope this clears up some confusion.

        If you want an example of good Traditionalist clergy who follow this example, I recommend either the Oratorians of St. Phillip of Neri from Toronto or (to be more local) the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius from Chicago.
        Or you could just pick up a copy of St. Francis De Sales’ “Introduction to the Devout Life” or Thomas a Kempis’ “Imitation of Christ” 😉

        Feel free to stick around my Traditionalist Catholic anime blog and hopefully you enjoy my content. Your comments will always be appreciated, as long as if they are not profanity-laced.

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      10. Talk to me about imitation of Christ nobody talks like that I take it like poetry and consider the source . Most copies that I have they have these crazy pictures of the 1950s and bad fashion and insecure looking thirtysomething men with suits and that nobody wears anymore. Why would anybody say all this Latin Mass is superior you need to read John the 23rd Journal of a soul book I will tell you everything about him and why there is no Latin Mass. personally, I see a lot of you it’s not even doing anything for your brother or your sister in social justice means you just touch on it and these people are not helped and there’s so much homeless in Florida and United States here that after Trump, it’s awful

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      11. You know as well as I that he doesn’t mean it that way.

        Listen if you’re going to keep this up I won’t publish any of your comments since all you’re doing it seems is to try and pick some kind of bone. I don’t wanna have to do this.

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      12. Hey now, wait a minute. Vatican II teaches that false sects are a means of salvation, don’t you remember? Do you not recall from Unitatis Redintegratio, “For the Spirit of Christ has not refrained from using them (i.e. false religions) as a means of salvation?” So why should I be concerned about being outside the Church if by this text, I’m already a means of salvation (assuming I am outside the Church, something which still needs to be begged about)? 😂😂😂 Maybe I should rename myself as “The Pastafarian Weeb” LOL

        That being said, this is my final reply to you. I usually don’t do this, but since your whole intent here is to troll, your comments will no longer be published on my blog. As a matter of fact I question YOUR mental state and how someone like you managed to find work at a public school.

        Feel free to continue following my posts but your comments will not be published on account of your moronic takes. Over and out, I’ll be praying for your conversion.

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      13. That’s religions? What pet what what Parish do u go to up there in Canada?

        I just don’t like ultra trust people because they’re a pain in the arse they drag the church down because there’s so many needy people out there not one of you is actually helping them.that’s why they’re there because you’re not helping them, girls are getting pregnant out of wedlock because you’re out there another out there telling them not to get pregnant in the correct way.they’re doing hook ups outside of disco clubs or whatever you call them, and they’re having babies out of wedlock because you failed to evangelise them in the correct way. Going to continue to do this on my iPhone because well I need to remind you you’re not correct.

        https://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/what-we-believe/catechism/catechism-of-the-catholic-church

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      14. Really now, that’s just dishonesty on your part. Traditionalist priests aren’t doing their job right and people are still having babies out of wedlock and engaging in other forms of unorthodoxy because of Traditionalists? Sounds like malarkey to me. How about I point to you the real source of the problem: Novus Ordo catechesis. Ever thought it was YOUR folks that did it wrong? I refer you to this study for more details, if you still wish to:

        https://liturgyguy.com/2019/02/24/national-survey-results-what-we-learned-about-latin-mass-attendees/

        TLDR: Traditionalists have got it right with catechesis, yours is far out the dust. That’s not being prideful, that’s an established fact.

        I take it you’ve never read any document of Vatican II in its entirety, based on your shock about my assessment of Unitatis Redintegratio? Well, that’s just ONE out of a host of many problems associated with that Robber Council. I’m happy to help point out the problems if you want. Tell you what – what say you and I debate, on your blog, about Vatican II. I would like you prove me it was doctrinally sound. Tell me how a council could be schizophrenic and change doctrine. You down for that, fella? 😎

        P.S. You raise me one catechism, and I’ll send you mine: check out Fr. Joseph Deharbe’s Catechism. It’s online and is very comprehensive to know what we believe.

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