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Three Miracles On The 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time(2nd Sunday After Pentecost)

6 Jun

It was in the Old Testament Reading where The Prophet Elias(Elijah) came into a house where a widow’s young child had died.
He took the child into an upstairs room, put the child on a bed & put his body over the child Three Times. The child came back to life.
In The Gospel according to St Luke, the son of a Widow had died. Jesus came into the house and raised up the son.
Both are Miracles. Both prefigure the Death and Resurrection of Jesus. Mother Mary Theotokos was also a Widow.
The Third Miracle occurs at EVERY Catholic Liturgy in The World, as the Offered Bread and Wine becomes The Body & Blood, Soul & Divinity, through the action of The Priest, acting in Christ’s Person as an Alter Christus. This does NOT occur in most Protestant Ecclesiastical Communities because most of these Communities have no VALIDLY Ordained Priesthood.

Vivat Christus Rex!
Mater Dei, Ora Pro Nobis!

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1st Holy Communion & Bad Music

14 May

There is SOMETHING To be said for SILENCE. The Tridentine Latin Mass & the Byzantine Rite Catholic Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom(Bishop, Confessor, Doctor of The Church), both experience this at Holy Communion. Not so in Novus Ordo Land, as “Music” of what My Most Dear Friend calls “Vomit, Barf, Puke & S–t”, warbles over the Wurlitzer Organ. It is the type of Liturgical Music, which can be considered to be Torture by The Geneva Convention & The Canadian Human Rights Commission, as well as unsuitable for use as theme music for assorted Television Series on CBC in Canada. CBC’s Resident Curmudgeon, The Redoubtable Rex Murphy, would call this Gaggle “The Utter Disonance of Trite Tripe, with the Ability to cause massive intestinal distress.”
No Doubt that Peter Mansbridge would concur.
Ever since the Seeming End of the Tridentine Era & Coming of The Novus Ordo Era, the Emphasis is on Meal instead of The Sacrifice. And the Music is written to express the Nouvelle Theologie of a Protestant Friendly Liturgy called The Mass.
Opening a 1st Holy Communion Mass with a Sure Fire Schutte Song(Hymns Are Sung TO God), “Table Of Plenty”, which would cause Fits to both Tridentine Latin Mass Attendees as well as for Catholics of The Eastern Catholic Churches, is a Horizontal Song. One is never supposed to sing the Part of The Christ unless one is a Bishop, Priest or Deacon.
As the Doctrine of The Body & Blood of Christ is The Doctrine of Holy Communion, WHY is this Song played, as it virtually infers a Pizza Party? Because, ever since the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council(V II), the emphasis became Meal Oriented, in the Name of False Ecumenism, which Protestants proclaim since the Time of Martin Luther & Ulrich Zwingli, both Apostate Catholic Priests, who were both Excommunicated for Heresy & Apostasy.
Almost 50 Years have passed since Benedictine Archabbot Rembert Weakland, with a couple of Revolutionaries, brought into being the Utterly Nauseating “Folk Mass”, strummed on Guitars, replete with Music With Absolutely No Majesty. I call it “106.7 Lite FM.” This occurred While The Tridentine Form of Mass was still in effect in October of 1967. Archabbot Weakland was later named Archbishop of Milwaukee, WI. He discovered a slew of Loopholes in the V II Modernist Document, “Sacrosanctum Concillium”, Fr Annibale Bugnini’s Blueprint for a Protestant Friendly Liturgy called The Novus Ordo Mass. A sure sign of Change would be the Playing & Singing of “Bread Songs.”
At the(Stripped Down) Offertory, there is what is called “The Presentation Of The Gifts”, which is merely transferring the Bread & Wine to The Priest, so that the Priest will offer up the Bread & Wine & later consecrate it into The Body & Blood of Christ.
The “Offertory Song” is a Folk Mass “Classic”, as it almost 50 Years Old, called “Take Our Bread.” The way that song comes out, it treats The Most Holy Sacrament of The Altar, as if it was a Campfire Sing Along about a Meal. Instead of being played on Guitars, the Organ was used.
This was at a Queens Parish in the RC Diocese of Brooklyn, not in Canada.
One wonders how the Children were trained on how to receive Holy Communion. This being the USA, it most likely was in the hand. In my time, in 1962, ONLY the Priest could even touch The Body & Blood of Christ. Hey, his hands, as he acts “In Persona Christi” are consecrated. Ours are NOT.
At Communion Time, “One Bread, One Body”, as part of “The Bread Songfest” was sung.
A “We Are” Song called “We Are Many Parts”(Totally Unknown to me, but is part of “The We Are Songfest of 2016”) was sung. It is a Song where we tell God how good we are, then ask God for “The Spirit Of Love.”

And My Most Dear Friend would have been Utterly Enraged by the Musical Selection, calling for the Starvation of The Music Director. She would have to include the “Liturgy Committee” for such Musical Selection.
It is as if The Liturgy has done a 180° Turn, with Man worshipping himself, forgetting who put Man there.
Keep this up like this and The Triune Lord will send Man something Man will NEVER Forget & it will NOT be a Pretty Sight.

Kyrie Elaison!

M

Watch “K of C Queens County Free Throw Basketball Championship Round III” on YouTube

25 Mar

This Is the Replay of The Live Streaming Web Telecast of Saturday, March 5th, 2016.

Vivat Jesus!

M

“K of C Queens County Free Throw Basketball Championship Round III” on YouTube

8 Mar

This was Live Streaming Telecast of The Knights Of Columbus International Free Throw Basketball Championship Round III from Elmhurst, Queens, NY.

What amazes me are those people who tell me that everything should be on You Tube. Are these People somewhat Daft? In 2011, new audiences were found, not only in the USA & Canada, but in Nations where You Tube is blocked. Vimeo and Dailymotion took over in those places. Imagine having Competition Viewers in Iran. The Competitions on Dailymotion & Vimeo had viewers there. You Tube was blacked out in Iran & China.
And Vimeo as well as Dailymotion were watched in The USA.
As for the You Tube Only Crowd, especially the Crowers In Queens Neighborhoods, did any of you even bother to WATCH?

M

The Gospels Over 3 Days

7 Mar

First Friday was Novus Ordo, as was Saturday, which is called Saturday of Our Lady. Today is the 1st Sunday. It is also the Fourth Sunday In Lent, called Laetere Sunday, which is a Lenten Sunday of Joy. It means that Easter(Pesach) is Nigh. And I was at St. Agnes on E43rd Street in Midtown Manhattan.
Friday, March 4th at 8:00AM & The Mass Celebrant was the Most Reverend Paul Sanchez, aided by the Pastor Emeritus of St. Vincent Ferrer Parish in Brooklyn, Monsignor Fursey O’Toole, Irish Born.
The Gospel was the Greatest Commandments, both of which summarize the 10 Commandments. As Jesus said “Thou Shalt Love The Lord Thy God, With All Thy Heart, With All Thy Soul, With All Thy Mind & With All Thy Strength. The Second Great Commandment is “Thou Shalt Love Thy Neighbour as Thyself.” An Example of “Love Thy Neighbour” was given at The 12:05PM Mass by Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Administrator, Fr Frank Passenant & it was an Excellent Example. We don’t always look at Our Parents as Neighbours, but they are the Neighbours closest to you. Hey, They’re Neighbours by Blood. Pray For Them, both Living & Dead.
First Saturday at the 12:05PM Mass was offered by Fr Frank Passenant. This is the Story in The Gospel of The Pharisee & The Publican. The Pharisees were the Learned Religious Men. They were The Priestly Class of Judaism. But, they were NOT always known for their Humility. Everything was OUTWARD, but not always INTERIOR.
Publican is a Nice Name for The Most Hated of Roman Officials, namely The Tax Collector. Many of these Men were conmen, often taking more than what was due. For the Tax Collector was one who often lived like a Fat Cat. For he was a Private Contractor for the Roman Empire, who often took Liberties beyond what was due. And One of The Original 12 Apostles, Matthew, was originally a Tax Collector. He was also one of The 4 Evangelists in The Writing of The Gospels.
In this Gospel, The Pharisee is, in his Prayer to The Lord, bragging about how good he is, while degrading others such as Publicans. This guy was there to be seen, like close to The Sanctuary, practically telling The Lord that his “Excrement doesn’t have a foul odor.”
What A Schmuck!
Meanwhile, The Sinful Publican, barely able to raise his eyes Heavenward, who was all the way in the rear of The Temple, actually recognized the fact that he was a Sinner, & begged The Lord in this manner, “Lord, Be Merciful To Me For I Am A Sinner.”
The Publican received God’s Mercy. The Pharisee only got the Admiration of Man.
For Today on Lautare Sunday, as this is the Sunday indicating, that The Joy of Easter is Near, hence Vestments in the Bright Colour of Pink, Today’s Gospel for The Tridentine Latin Mass is The Miracle of The Loaves Of Bread & Fish. It was only 5 Loaves of Bread and 2 Fish, yet there was enough left over to fill 12 Baskets. There were 5,000 Men who were fed. This was The Miracle of The Loaves & Fish, and Jesus Multiplied the Loaves & Fish. No one left hungry.
Three Days, Four Masses & The Good News, The Gospel Of The Lord Jesus Christ!

Laus Tibi Christe!

M

“I Am So Done With”…..You Tube Live Streaming For The K of C Free Throw Basketball Championship

28 Feb

My Most Dear friend coined a phrase which I find quite useful. She uses the phrase to indicate who she doesn’t Like, whether Politicians or Heirsarchs in The Catholic Church, who are Heretics, Schismatics or outright Apostates, and in some cases, All Three. I once heard her use the Phrase outside of Church, one Thursday Evening.

My Situation is quite DIFFERENT. It has to do with Video Sharing & Live Web Video Streaming. It has to do with the World’s Largest & Most Overrated Video Sharing & Streaming Service.
“I Am So Done With You Tube Live.”  I decided to take the Queens County Knights Of Columbus International Free Throw Basketball Championship Round III from Cathedral Prep Seminary In Elmhurst Queens, NY, Live in HD 720p over You Tube & their New Service called You Tube Live.
Fuggedibowdit!  It is the quickest way to K of C Free Throw Basketball Championship Oblivion. Despite hooking up on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr & WordPress, the Livecast on You Tube Live Streaming is a Spectacular Flop. In addition, near the Awards Ceremonies, You Tube crashed, like Windows 95 and Microsoft Word. Only 3 Views so far. You Tube, You SUCK! No More K of C Free Throw Basketball Championship Live Video or Regular Video. I don’t feel like following The Crowd of other Councils, Assemblies & Independent Producers, with The Knights Of Columbus International Free Throw Basketball Championship on You Tube.

There was a Live Streaming Telecast Backup, used today for the 1st Time. Streamago, which is based in San Francisco, CA, and a spinoff from Streamera, an Italian Live Streaming Service, was Pressed into Service, to carry the Live Stream from the Award Ceremonies from Cathedral Prep Seminary High School in Elmhurst, Queens, NY. Streamago was hooked into Facebook & Twitter, as was You Tube. Unlike You Tube, in just under 5 Minutes, there were 31 Views. On You Tube Live, in 35 Minutes there was 1 View and 2 more came about later in the day on Replay.

In 2011, the Smallest Response to the K of C Free Throw Basketball Championship Coverage, was on You Tube. The Largest Response was seen in 80 Nations was on Vimeo. Yet the Assorted “Demographic Experts” also called “Soccer Parents From The Netherworld”, along with their “Know It All Children”, are telling the Local Knights Of Columbus Council in East Glendale, Queens, NY, that the Contest must be carried on You Tube, “For Viewing #s.”
Funny, but in One Round, the Vimeo #s were 80K, while You Tube was only 55. It is apparent that these Parents and Children are barely able to read the NY Daily News. Dailymotion was always smacking down You Tube View #s.
In 2015, 51 Views On Veetle.com, was recorded for the District K of C Free Throw Basketball Championship from St. Pancras in Glendale, Queens, NY. This was the 1st Ever Livecast on the Web. The Numbers may be higher by now.
Coverage #s now up over 150 Views.

M-PGK

K of C Free Throw Basketball Championship on Streamago

27 Feb

I’m watching https://strmg.tv/5Rfk using #streamago
Further Coverage. Streamago Video much more clear than You Tube.