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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

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The Novus Ordo Mass Calendar Is

11 Jan

Reformed Protestant in Style, except for all The Added Saints.

The Presbyterian Style is where the term “Ordinary Time” comes from. From the Sunday after The Transferred Celebration of Epiphany, called “Baptism Of The Lord”, which is the End of The Octave of Epiphany(On The Tridentine Mass Calendar, Epiphany is still January 6th & Baptism Of The Lord is still January 13th), the 1st Sunday After Epiphany used to be Feast Of The Holy Family, and the Last Day of The Christmas Cycle(Tridentine) is Candlemas Day-The Feast Of The Presentation of The Child Jesus In The Temple.
But, in the Interest of The False Ecumenism, there is a Table where the Priest has his back turned away from God, toward the Congregation, and Ordinary Time.

Funny, but The Anglican Communion, The Lutheran Communion & The Methodist Communities all have Advent, Christmastide, Epiphany, Time After Epiphany, & Time After Pentecost, so the Cycles come together, Both Christmas & Easter. Instead the Roman/Latin Rite tries to be something it isn’t & that is all Flavors of Heretical Protestant.
And most Novus Ordo Catholics think Protestant Style. And the Catechisis is AWFUL.

The Next Neo Catholic Polemicist who says that Vatican II has nothing to do with the Novus Ordo Mass, will be relieved of his hairpiece.
Capice?

M

Kyrie Elaison

25Th Sunday After Pentecost(Restored 6th Sunday After Epiphany)

16 Nov

Time After Pentecost in the Tridentine Calendar, used to be the Calendar for me until Sunday, November 30th, 1969, when the Roman/Latin Rite changed over to The Novus Ordo.
It is(Tridentine)my Catholic Calendar again. To me, Sundays in Ordinary Time do not have the same verve as Sundays after Specific Feasts of The Church. Going Generic was NOT a Good Idea. It was 6 Sundays After Epiphany and Septuagessima Sundays, which led to the Sundays of Lent & then the Easter Cycle, concluding with The Octave of Pentecost. Killing off The Octave of Pentecost in The Roman/Latin Rite Catholic Church, was a Concession to Protestants.

During 2015, we had an Early Lent due to an early Easter, hence no 6th Sunday After Epiphany & no Septuagesima, so on the 25th Sunday After Pentecost, the 6th Sunday After Epiphany was restored. The Epistle, Gradual & Alleluia & Gospel, followed The After Epiphany Cycle, which is part of the Christmas Cycle, so the Easter & Christmas Cycles met, as this only occurs in the Tridentine Form of The Roman/Latin Rite, as such arrangement does NOT exist in the Ordinary Form of Mass.
St. Paul spoke of Hope & The Power of The Holy Ghost, while in the 13th Chapter of The Holy Gospel According to Saint Matthew, Christ spoke in Parables, in regards to the Tiny Mustard Seed & the Bread With The Leaven, for both rose to greater heights.
Next Sunday there are two forms celebrated in The Roman/Latin Rite. The Tridentine Latin Mass Calendar calls this Sunday “The 26th & Last Sunday After Pentecost”, which preaches the End Of The World.
In the Novus Ordo Mass Calendar, It is The Feast of Christ The King, on the B Cycle Readings.
The Next Sunday on both Calendars is The 1st Sunday of Advent.

The Year is passing quickly.

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

We Are NOT Anglicans Or Eastern Orthodox, Your Holiness

23 Oct

We Are CATHOLICS. And You, as Christ’s Vicar on Earth, Must Lead.
The Roman Latin Rite Catholic Church cannot be split into a load of National Churches. It would be Chaos. In One Country, Catholics would be permitted to become Masons. In Another, it would not be possible. And the Doctrine in that case would be violated, but Interpretation would be used, though convoluted.
Christ called for Peter to rule His Holy Church. You are NOT 1st Among Equals. You Are His Earthly Vicar.
Anything like “Decentralization” would be HERESY.

M

Kyrie Elaison

The Tridentine Latin Mass Of 1962 & The Novus Ordo Mass Of 1970

24 Sep

It was in The Roman Missal of 1962, when certain changes were made. One was when, before the Confiteor of The Priest, the “Judica Me Deus”(Judge Me O God), was eliminated.
There was still the Confiteor of both Priest & then the Servers and Parishioners. The Priest gave absolution. In his Confiteor, he asked his Servers for Forgiveness.
But, in both recitations “Et Tibi Pater” & “Et Te Pater” were replaced by “Et Vos Fratres”(And You Brethren), while Et Te Pater & Et Tibi Pater, referred to The Priest, acting “In Persona Christi”, offering Sacrifice To The Heavenly Father, as “Alter Christus”(Another Christ).
In The Roman Canon, St. Joseph was added to The Canon of Saints.
The Confiteor before Holy Communion was eliminated.
In 1964, people were now to acknowledge the Body of Christ by responding with Amen, after the Priest says “Corpus Christi.” Prior to this, when one received Holy Communion, the Priest recited in Latin “May The Body Of Christ Be Given To You For Life Everlasting Amen”, and the Priest Made the Sign of The Cross with the Consecrated Host. There was no actual response from the Communicant. A Gold Plated Paten was placed under the chin of one receiving Holy Communion by the Altar Server.
Now, when the Priest was to receive Holy Communion, he prayed “Domine Non Sum Dignus”(O Lord I Am NOT Worthy)3 Times & a bell was rung by an Altar Server after each praying. Prior to Holy Communion, the Communicants prayed the “Domine Non Sum Dignus”, 3 Times.
The Kyrie Elaison(Lord Have Mercy) had 5 Recitations by The Priest & 4 by the Servers and Parishioners(3 Kyrie Elaison, 3 Christe Elaison, 3 Kyrie Elaison).

Other Additions to the 1962 Roman Missal included the “Prayers Of The Faithful”, a variation of the Litanies of The Byzantine Rite, for Sundays & Holy Days of Obligation & the OPTIONAL Sign of Peace. This was added for Mass Of The Tridentine Form starting on Sunday, November 29th, 1964, the 1st Sunday of Advent.

In regards to The Prayer of The Faithful, I will say it this way-The Ukrainian Greek Catholics at the Divine Liturgies of Sts John Chrysostom & Basil The Great, are much better at this form, as The Litanies are sung A Capella & Without Musical Instruments, so forget about the Guitars common at “Folk” Masses of The Novus Ordo Mass Era.

It was in Liturgical Year 1967, around November in Brooklyn, in the Fully Vernacularized Tridentine Form of Mass, when Priests tried to sound like Beatniks & “Folk Style Treacle” Muzak came to The Holy Sacrifice Of The Mass. There was also the so called, in the Spirit of The False Ecumenism setting in, the Mistranslation of The Latin Phrase “Pro Multis”, into “For All Men”, instead of “For Many”, as “For All Men”, which signifies the Protestant Heresy of Universal Salvation. It was near the end of Vatican II that the 1st Permissions were given that the Utterly Bad Idea of The Portable Table Altar, for the Tridentine Form of Mass, were authorized. Only the More Progressive Parishes had this Table Altar, beginning with 1965.

“For All Men” gave rise to both the Traditionalist Catholic Movement in 1967, and, Sadly, The Sedevacantist Movement(The Teaching that there had been no Validly Elected Pope after the Death of Venerable Pope Pius XII & that from Pope John XXIII onward, there were all Antipopes seated in The See of Peter).

Also in The 1962 Missal was the Change in the Names of The Parts of The Mass. The Part called “Mass Of The Catechumens”(Those undergoing Religious Instruction), this became “Liturgy Of The Word”, as it was more “Protestant Friendly.” Then there was “Liturgy Of The Eucharist”, replacing “Mass of The Faithful.” This is only in the Latin(Roman) Rite. This was added in time for the Liturgical Year of 1965.

Oh & Another Thing:
Boys and Men ONLY as Altar Servers, was done because in much older times, servers were often ordained as Priests when the Priest retired or died.

As to the Novus Ordo Missae:
There is So Much MISSING from what is The Tridentine Latin Mass in the Novus Ordo Mass, like the Theology of The Mass.
Also, this version of the Mass incorporated Liturgical Abuses from both the US of A & Der Nederlands.

The Novus Ordo Mass incorporates the US of A Abuse called “The Presentation of The Gifts”, where two people bring up the Elements of Unleavened Bread & Wine. This was tried in Boston under Archbishop Richard Cushing. An Ad Populum Tridentine Latin Mass was done in North Dakota. Venerable Pope Pius XII ruled these practices as abuses & condemned these US Practices.
The General Intercessions Prayers of the Faithful went to be an Everyday Practice at Mass. It is based on the Litanies of the Byzantine Rite in the Divine Liturgies of Sts John Chrysostom and Basil The Great. Trust me on this one-The Eastern Catholic Churches & Eastern Orthodox Churches of Byzantine Rite, do this way better than the Roman Rite Catholic Church does. While Not an abuse, it was added to keep something Catholic in the Novus Missae.
The Collective Confiteor, without the Intercessions of Sts Michael The Archangel, John The Baptist, Peter & Paul & only one Intercession of Blessed Mary Ever Virgin. In the Confiteor of the Tridentine Latin Mass, which the Priest says 1st, then the Congregation’s Confiteor, each Saint mentioned twice, ended up as 1 Mention of the Blessed Virgin May & two Intercessions of “The Brethren.” This Collective Confiteor is one of a number of Penitential Options & has for its basis, The Lutheran Confiteor and the Anglican Confiteor, but neither mentions the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The Sign of Peace(Or The Our Lady Queen Of Martyrs Wave, seen every day of the week), is said to have come from the Antiochean Rite Maronite Catholic Church. Only The Servers come out from the Sanctuary & shake the hand of the 1st One in the Pew & it is transmitted down the length of the Pew. It was added to the 1962 Missal in 1964. It is only an option. It is a Distraction from The Mass. It made the cut in the Novus Ordo Mass.

Sancte Communion A Mano(In The Hand):
This Grave Abuse came into being during the Protestant Heresy called “The Reformation”, when it was simply a Huge Schism. Martin Bucer, an Apostate Priest of The Order of Preachers of St. Dominic, lost his belief in the Corporeal & Substantial Real Presense of Christ &, in acting as Advisor to Archbishop of Canterbury, The Heretic Thomas Cranmer, introduced Communion A Mano(In The Hand), to teach those of The Church Of England, that no such Real Presence exists. It was 1st practiced before Vatican II ended in Der Nederlands, to protest that The Catholic Church did not change her teachings on Contraception. From this country came the Infamous “Dutch Catechism”, deemed to teach Heresy.
Memoriale Domini, an Encyclical by Blessed Paul VI, addressed Holy Communion In The Hand.

In Canada, this practice arrived in Early 1970, being permitted by meeting the conditions of Memoriale Domini, which means that the Abuse was widespread & that the Conference Of Catholic Bishops in that Nation petitioned The Holy See, after a 2/3 Majority of Bishops By Secret Ballot, concurred.

From 1975 through 1977, the US Conference Of Catholic Bishops, then called the NCCB, was headed by The Archbishop of Cincinnati, OH, Joseph Bernadin, who led the Liberal & Homosexual Wings of The Roman Latin Church. At all three National Meetings of this August Body(Or Hapless Bench) of Bishops in 1975-1977, the motion to promulgate Holy Communion In The Hand fell short of the 2/3 Super Majority. But, Bernadin disobeyed the Papal Edict, and added voters via Telephone and also those Who were Emeriti to the figures, thus having this passed. The Indult was passed but is actually Null and Void, due to the Circumstances on How Archbishop Bernadin effected this practice, which was NEVER widespread in the USA. In short, the Practice in the United States Of America, was born of a Lie, thus NEVER VALID, EVER.

Standing to receive Holy Communion In The Roman Latin Rite:
Never Mind that it is a Byzantine Rite Practice, not done well by The Roman Latin Church, that the US Conference Of Catholic Bishops decided to add a Byzantine Rite Practice of Bowing to add a semblance of Eucharistic Piety to receiving Holy Communion, mostly in the Hand. I know of a few Ukrainian Greek Catholics who would beg to differ in regards to Roman Rite Catholics who receive Holy Communion In The Hand. This is SO Novus Ordo.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion:
Originally meant to bring Holy Communion To The Sick Shut In Catholics in their homes and Nursing Facilities, they have become an Armada at Holy Communion Time, supposedly because the Priest and Deacon Communion Lines are too long. These People did not receive Holy Orders. Plus in the Artificially Contrived Priest Shortage thanks to Heterodox Bishops and Priests, suddenly Lay People are NEEDED to give out Holy Communion at Mass.
Holy Communion Under Both Species:
The Eastern Churches, both Catholic & Eastern Orthodox, have Holy Communion via Intinction and the Priest, Bishop or Deacon, distribute the Body & Blood of Christ via Gold Plated Holy Communion Spoon.
There is none of The Two Station Reception of The Sacrament which occurs only in the Roman Rite Novus Ordo Mass, with an Extraordinary Minister handling the Cup where the Precious Blood of Christ comes from.
Sadly, the Novus Ordo Mass is a place where one can lose one’s Sensus Catholicus, and one’s Faith & one’s Belief in The Most Sublime Sacrament of The Altar.

It is Time To End The Novus Ordo Mass.

M

Kyrie Elaison

“The Parade Of The Hands Out”

24 Aug

It was Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 at the 10:30 AM Mass at a Roman Catholic Parish in Queens, in the RC Diocese of Brooklyn. It was time for the Reception of Holy Communion.

When things were Sacred & Proper, AMNO(Ante Missa Novus Ordo), or Before The New Mass, one knelt at a Communion Rail and received Corpus Christi(The Body of Christ) on one’s tongue in the Roman Rite, also called the Latin Rite.

As people lined up to receive Holy Communion, their hands were jutted foreward. There was the Bow before receiving Holy Communion. It was almost as if this was a Snack Line. Ever Since Communion A Mano(In The Hand) was introduced in the United States through the Connivance of Archbishop Joseph Bernadin of Cincinnati, OH, fixing a Ballot of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops as if he was Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago, IL, an Archdiocese which he received the Red Biretta as a Prince of The Catholic Church. Sadly, the Most Blessed Sacrament of The Altar, was being taught to Catholic School and Confraternity Classes as a “Group Meal.”
But, in the effort to make Protestants a group of “Happy Campers”, the Missa Novus Ordo was NOT presented as a Sacrifice, but as an Assembly with Priest as Presider over a Sacred Meeting.

So at yesterday’s Mass, where the Pastor was to head to a new assignment in another state, I viewed perhaps the largest procession of Hands Out ever seen by me. There were people who were in their 80s seen receiving Sancte Communion A Mano. This was TOTALLY Impossible 50 Years ago.

In the Priest’s Homily, he spoke of The “Go With The Flow” Mentality. But there were a few that refused to go with that flow and received Sancte Communion A Lingua(On The Tongue).

For me, IT IS THE ONLY WAY To Do It, along with a few others.

Besides, We Aren’t PRIESTS.

Kyrie Elaison!

M

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