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“CatholiSchism”? “Voris Hates Us!”

27 Dec

I was viewing a “Faith Based Investigation” on ChurchMilitant.com, called “CatholiSchism”, a drawn out piece about The Society Of St Pius X, as hosted by Michael Voris, one who grew up on the Novus Ordo Mass, and is too young to remember Vatican II.
Michael Voris did NOT do any real reaearch. He did do the Special on ChurchMilitant.com. It was nothing but a Sheer Propaganda Piece.
And after Mass on Christmas Day, I met the Highly Regarded Catholic Historian and Writer, The Brilliant Dr John Rao. I mentioned that “A Certain Polemicist from Detroit is in The City this week, going after Cardinal Dolan.” John asked who it was, so I told him that it’s Michael Voris.
John exclaimed “Voris Hates Us(The Remnant).” I mentioned The Remnant & Catholic Family News, Michael Matt, Chris Ferrara & John Vennari & that I got a visit from The Big Cheque Writer in Texas(Originally From Long Island’s North Shore). John asked if Voris is liked at Holy Innocents, which I then remarked that Voris isn’t as liked as Voris thinks he is.

According To “Captain Schism”, Pope Honorius was declared a Saint by Byzantine Catholic Churches. Wrong, Verenky Breath! Honorius I is a Saint in the Eastern ORTHODOX Churches. The Authority to make Saints in The Catholic Church, comes out of The Holy See.
Vatican II, a Doctrinal Council with Teachings CONDEMNED by Previous Popes & Councils?  What? The Novus Ordo Mass didn’t come from Vatican II? The Blueprint came in Sacrosanctum Concilium. It is starkly apparent that you didn’t really read Sacrosanctum Concilium. Religious Liberty putting the Protestants on a footing that they”re part of The Church? Jews, Hindus & Muslims need not convert to the One, True Faith? You declare War on The SSPX for not accepting this as Catholic Teaching?  Are you sure YOU aren’t in SCHISM?  Who elected YOU as Pope? Besides, WHAT GAME ON FOX ARE YOU WATCHING?

Gary? Pride goeth before The Fall.
And ripping Cardinal Dolan “A New One” every week is NOT going to cut it.
M

Kyrie Elaison

“The STAGS”(Live & Replay On You Tube With Simulcast)

21 Dec

A Three Part Special to be broadcast on The Web, initially Live Streaming on You Tube, within the Next Two Weeks.

It chronicles both St. Agnes Elementary & St. Agnes Boys Catholic High School at 156 East 44th Street, with visits to the Site of Immaculata High School at 317 East 33rd Street & 555 West End Avenue at West 87th Street, with both Immaculata High School’s Site & 555 West End Avenue, the Last Stop.

Live Streaming on You Tube will be Simulcast over Facebook, Google+ & tumblr. It will be linked to Twitter. Replay will be carried on Facebook, tumblr & Google+.

It’s The Stags own story & the New Media is a Great Place for the Story.

M

Kyrie Elaison

“It’s Sad, Really”

24 Nov

The above is a comment made by Christopher Ferrara Esq on “The Remnant Forum” on You Tube, in regards to Michael Voris becoming Estranged from The Traditionalist Allies, who helped shape Michael’s Sensus Catholicus. I am using this comment to decry the Rather Massive Drop in crowds at St. Agnes on E43rd Street in Midtown Manhattan, from 2013 to 2015. It is from this Parish where I resumed a major return of My Sensus Catholicus in January, 2007, by going to a Tridentine Latin Mass(TLM), on a Sunday After Epiphany.
It was around The Advent Season, in fact the 1st Sunday of Advent(December 1st, 2013), when the Holy Sacrifice Of The Mass was “Wall To Wall” with Young People in a packed house.
And NOW? Where Did They All Go?
I recall the “Unofficial Master Of Ceremonies”, Mr David Lane of Woodside, Queens, passing Circulars after Mass. I asked as to why there is such a huge crowd, to which he remarked “The Latin Mass Is The Youth Movement of The Catholic Church.”
Fast Forward to 2015 & the Crowds were going much lower, though a young Dallas, Texas convert named Anne was there with a friend. A number of Pews were empty. I saw Anne at a TLM in 2014, as the crowds began dying down.
I may have gotten an inkling one Sunday, December 15th, 2013 at my 1st Ever Byzantine Rite Divine Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom at St. George Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in the East Village on E7th Street, across from Mc Sorley’s Ale House. A Latino Male told me that he goes to Holy Innocents in Midtown Manhattan & they have The TLM there 7 Days a Week. I did a double with the TLM at St. John’s Cemetery Chapel in Middle Village, Queens & then the Divine Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom. A certain # of Tridentine Latin Mass Catholics have often known about St. George Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. Certain of the Holy Innocents Crew also utilize the Russian Greek Catholic Parish of St. Michael’s on Mulberry Street in the Former Chancery of The RC Archdiocese of New York, on the Grounds of Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral Parish in Little Italy.

Today, much of the TLM Crowd at Holy Innocents is made up of former regulars at St. Agnes. Some felt uncomfortable at St. Agnes. I often see the St. Agnes Regulars at Holy Innocents during the week & a number of the Young People there. Potential Converts often come to the Sunday TLM at Holy Innocents.
The TLM came into St. Agnes in January, 1989. For awhile it was the ONLY TLM in NYC. Holy Innocents went with the TLM in 2009. It saved the Parish from Utter Oblivion. And it became The Centre of The TLM Movement, especially receiving huge Media Coverage because it was threatened with being merged or shut down.
There was Summorum Pontificum by Pope Benedict XVI on 07/07/07, which freed up the Offering of The TLM, by any Roman Rite Catholic Priest. In NYC the Mass grew. And in 2009, Holy Innocents joined the Tridentine Latin Mass. And this saved Holy Innocents.
But, I do say to those who want to give the TLM a shot to save one’s Sagging Faith, give St. Agnes a shot. You Will Love the TLM & the Great Conversations which follow it.
Give St. Agnes A Chance, People!

Deo Gratias!

M

Kyrie Elaison

A Happy Reroute, Deo Gratias!(26th & Last Sunday After Pentecost)

24 Nov

Normally, I travel to Holy Innocents RC Church in Midtown Manhattan on West 37th Street between Broadway and 7th Avenue. Well, this Sunday was different, courtesy of the “Wunderkind” who run MTA New York City Transit Subways, as the E & F Trains ran on the Local Track, stopping for huge # of Delays. A Ten Minute trip between Kew Gardens Union Turnpike & Roosevelt Avenue 74th Street, became a 40 Minute Run. So at Roosevelt Avenue 74th Street, I transferred to the 7 Train heading to W34th Street 10th Avenue, so I could head to St. Agnes at E43rd Street between Lexington & 3rd Avenues in Midtown Manhattan.

What is normally an overall 50 Minute trip was 1 Hour 47 Minutes. I timed it & discovered that I was not going to make it to Holy Innocents in time at all. The St. Agnes Journey would never take this long. But, I am gladdened to have made it to St. Agnes on E43rd Street, as it is Something of a Homecoming. My Mom was baptized there. St. Agnes High School, part of St. Agnes Parish, was connected to the Church via Passageway from E44th Street to E43rd Street.

Today is the 26th & Last Sunday After Pentecost on the Tridentine Latin Mass Calendar. Today is also, on the Novus Ordo Mass Calendar, The Feast of Christ The King. Those of us who usually go to The Tridentine Latin Mass, The Gospel is about Signs & Wonders At The End Of The World and to be on guard against “False Prophets”, “Wolves In Sheeps Clothing” & other Fakers.

I am NOT a Fan of the Generic Term called “Ordinary Time” in The Novus Ordo Mass Calendar. It makes Roman Rite Catholicism look like Calvinism, so devoid of what makes Roman Rite Catholicism, well, Roman Catholic. Surely the “Neo Catholics”, who accepted all the Novelties such as Altar Girls, Holy Communion In The Hand & “Lite FM” Muzak, decided to “Go With The Flow”, which may as well be the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. The Gowanus Canal cannot support aquatic life & the Novus Ordo Mass cannot support Growth in The Roman Rite Catholic Church, except in shuttering many Catholic Schools & Churches. The Generic “Ordinary Time”, like between Epiphany and Lent, is a Veritable “Nowhere Land.” It is so Calvinistic in Terminology, with NO Catholic Flavor to it. It is as if a Freemason had come up with the term(And may have originated with the Secular Humanist Fr Annibale Bugnini, a Reputed Freemason). Hey, the Lutherans & Anglicans don’t even call it Ordinary Time.

I know that over at the 10:30AM Tridentine Latin Mass at Holy Innocents, there is a Coffee Hour, which I enjoy, but I do like some intellectual food as well. I actually found a more “The Remnant Newspaper” Style of Roman Rite Catholic, Traditional Catholics To The Core, including A Professor of History & Writer, The Great Dr John Rao with his Wife & Two Children, who is a Regular at the Tridentine Latin Mass at St. Agnes. There was even a Double for John Salza JD. I had mentioned that I viewed a Lake Gardone Special, produced by Michael Voris, a name NOT appreciated at St. Agnes. Someone volunteered information that two families who attend an SSPX Chapel, donated the Trip to Lake Gardone to Michael Voris. This was in the time before One J. Terry Carroll, now living in Texas, turned Voris on Traditional Catholics & the SSPX as some kind of Attack Dog.
I mentioned that I viewed “The Remnant TV” Coverage of The Synod Of Doom(Attrib, C. Ferrara Esq).

I am glad that Fr Mc Guire, who also has Offered the TLM at Holy Innocents, is the Regular Latin Mass Celebrant at St. Agnes, The Parish that started the Tridentine Latin Mass in 1989.
I was Happy To Be Home.

M

Kyrie Elaison

My Absence From The Novus Ordo Mass & Reason For It

30 Oct

Forget the “Four Hymn Sandwich”, which includes Muzak which is merely a Tribute to MAN(With The Possibility of Long Lines in a VOMITARIUM, with Parish Waiting Times Varying). Forget that the Priest is treated as a mere “Master Of Ceremonies”, or “Assembly President.” The Mass is NOT MERELY “A Sacred Meeting.”
It is NOT “For Mere Spiritual Eating.” With The Priest facing the People, The Mass closes in on Itself, as if MAN is The Object of Worship, instead of GOD.

This Rendition of The Sacred Liturgy is geared towards MAN, with GOD “In The Background.”
This Rendition of The Sacred Liturgy, does not present THE DOCTRINE Of The Mass, to make Reparation for our Sins, with The Priest, “In Persona Christi”, offering Sacrifice to God The Father, as “Another Christ”(Alter Christus).
If One owns an Old Roman Missal, one then owns a True, Catholic Treasure. In what is the Current Version of The Offertory, it is MERELY a Passover Table Blessing, one not of Making Reparation for Sin. The Novus Ordo Mass does present Offering, but NOT as Sacrifice For The Remission of Sins of The Priest & Faithful, both Living & Dead. The Apostate Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, said of The Table as opposed to The High Altar, “A Table Is For Preparing & Serving a Meal, While an Altar is For Sacrifice.”
Apostate Augustinian Archabbot Martin Luther, complained that “The Mass Stinks of Oblation” & proceeded to eliminate the Offending Offertory, which was offered For The Remission of Sins, making Satisfaction to God The Father, in Adoration of The Blessed Trinity.
For Luther & Cranmer, Sacrifice was Repugnant to Both of Them. Both taught the PROTESTANT HERESY of “Universal Salvation”, a Heresy CONDEMNED by The Popes, especially before The Second Vatican Ecumenical Council. To Luther & Cranmer, Prayers For The Dead are “Romish”, with their Version of Scripture, denying the Catholic Doctrine Of Purgatory, which doesn’t exist according to these “Revolutionaries”, & I emphasize “REVOLUTIONARIES”, because they rebelled due to The Sin Of Pride, Against The One, True Church, The One Ordained By Christ as His Holy Bride.
For these Revolutionaries, there is NO Sacred Priesthood, since The Priesthood stands for SACRIFICE.
Rather, in WHAT amounts to, in Reality, the Utter Denial Of The Social Kingship Of Christ The King & of HIS Apostles, it is the Priesthood of The Laity, with a Presiding Minister, “A Little More Man Than The Rest”, who worship God, though NOT in The ONE, TRUE CHURCH, but in an “Ecclesiastical Community”, which is Truly NOT The Church Ordained By Christ. 40K Ecclesiastical Communities Later, I believe that one “Gets The Picture”, of “The Brotherhood Of Man”, as opposed to “The Fatherhood Of God.”

So, WHY are we Imitating Heretics in Our Most Sublime Worship?

Fortunately, The Tridentine Latin Mass has been freed from the Bondage of Conferences of Roman/Latin Rite Catholic Bishops, who spent their time suppressing what works & going with “The Primacy Of MAN”, rather than “Of God.” Just look at the Desolation with Closed Parish Churches & Closed Parish Catholic Schools. I believe that one “Gets The Drift.”
Go to The Tridentine Latin Mass. You will find “WHAT IS TRULY CATHOLIC” in The Roman/Latin Rite. If that Mass is not close to where you live, but have an Eastern Catholic Church near you, The Sacrifice Is Offered To God, NOT Man, Hence, One, Holy, Catholic & Apostolic Church.

Vivat Christus Rex!

M

Kyrie Elaison

September 11 & Byzantine Catholics

10 Sep

For those of you who are Ukrainian Greek Catholic and are on the Traditional Julian Calendar, tomorrow is The Feast & Fast of The Beheading of St. John The Baptist. It is a Day of Liturgy(Holy Day of Obligation) & a Day of Abstention From Meat. According to the Traditional Julian Calendar, September 11th on the Gregorian Calendar is August 29th on the Traditional Julian Calendar.

But, I doubt that any of you have forgotten Tuesday September 11th, 2001 when at 8:46 AM ET, a Plane was crashed into the North Tower at the World Trade Center Complex, followed by a second Plane crashing into the South Tower of The World Trade Center Complex at 9:03AM ET. The South Tower collapsed at 9:59AM ET, with the North Tower collapsing at 10:29AM ET.

Do this day as one of Prayer & Penance. Also do abstain from Meat. This is for all Catholics, East & West.

Ad Aeternam Et In Paradisium, Orate Fratres.

M

Kyrie Elaison

A ByzLat Weekend During Bellum Voriscum

4 Sep

In the Middle of what is called “Bellum VORIScum”, with “Simon The Magician”, who is the “Censor Pro Bellum VORIScum”, who as Magician, is charged with silencing potential critics who utilize the utterance of a “Four Letter Word”, SSPX, but “Graciously” utter their favorite, uncharitable 6 Letter word, that of SCHISM, I will be headed to Totally Catholic Church Liturgies this Weekend, NOT called “The NO.”
The “NO” is an abrieviation For the Missa Novus Ordo, where the Priest faces Populum & the Muzak may cause for rather lengthy lines at the Vomitarium(Waiting Times Vary from Parish to Parish). The Homilies are geared to Adults who may not even be Smarter Than A 5th Grader.

Hence, between the Utter Beauty and Banality, I opt for Beauty in the Chants of Byzantine & Gregorian and the Solemnity of both the Divine Liturgies of St. John Chrysostom & St. Pius V, offered by Priests offering “In Persona Christi”, Sacrifice to The Holy Trinity, as Reparation for our sins, as “Alter Christus.”

If I want a place with a Table, I will probably head to a Cafe’.

Kyrie Elaison!

M