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The Synod goes Big Tent:
Vatican releases Working Document for next Synod Phase
(Disclaimer: NOT an official Synod image)
The earth was trembling yesterday as the Vatican held a press conference to introduce what the entire globe had been waiting for with bated breath: the 56-page Working Document for the Continental Stage of the ever-blessed Synod on Synodality.
The full document, which is adorned throughout with childishly silly crayon-style artwork, can be downloaded in five different languages from the Synod web site:
The paper consists of 109 numbered paragraphs and is divided into various chapters and sub-chapters.… READ MORE
Overhyped ‘Declaration of Resistance’ issued…
A Case of Mistaken Identity: Semi-Trad Conference tries to be Catholic in Opposition to the ‘Pope’
Eric Frankovitch, John-Henry Westen, and Michael Matt during a press conference Oct. 1, 2022
This past weekend, from Sep. 30 to Oct. 2, 2022, American recognize-and-resist traditionalists held an event called the “Catholic Identity Conference” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (official web site).
Not unexpectedly, it was very well attended, being one of the few ways every year the semi-traditionalist crowd can gather together to reassure each other that they’re on the right track, regardless of what the “Pope” says — or the sedevacantists.… READ MORE
They must think we’re all idiots…
Words Fail: ‘Sacred Art’ in Austrian Chapel
What you see in the above image is not vandalism. It is much worse.
The red doodling on the walls and the ceiling is the work of Austrian artist Otto Zitko, perpetrated in 2003. He was commissioned to deface the holy space like this, apparently by the pastor.
The location of this frightful abomination is a side chapel, dedicated to St. Andrew the Apostle, that is part of St. Andrew’s parish (Sankt Andrä) in Graz, Austria. It lies within the diocese of Graz-Seckau, where “Bishop” Egon Kapellari was in charge at the time this blasphemous work was carried out.… READ MORE
Regarding worthy reception of Holy Communion…
Four Novus Ordo Bishops accuse Francis of HERESY
The apostate Jorge Bergoglio in Istanbul, Turkey, Nov. 30, 2014
(image: Shutterstock/Alexandros Michailidis/cropped)
Five years ago today, on Sep. 24, 2017, a number of conservative and traditionalist adherents of the religious establishment headed by Jorge Bergoglio (“Pope Francis”) made public a long letter (dated Aug. 11, 2017) in which they accused their incredibly valid ‘Vicar of Christ’ of heresy, that is, of denying defined Catholic dogma.
Named Correctio Filialis (“Filial Correction”), the document did not merely contradict Francis’ errors, it de facto purported to overrule (“correct”) them.… READ MORE
Arthur Roche suddenly opposes Protestantism…
Oops! Turns out new ‘Cardinal’ who denounced Traditionalists as Protestants participated in Anglican Liturgy in 2017
The Englishman Arthur Roche is “Pope” Francis’ right-hand henchman in the Vatican in charge of regulating the worldwide liturgical chaos that passes for “Catholic worship” in our day. As prefect of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, he is also quite specifically in charge of implementing Traditionis Custodes, Jorge Bergoglio’s decree revoking Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum.
Considering the high position to which Francis appointed him just last year, it won’t surprise too many people to learn that Roche detests the Traditional Latin Roman Catholic Mass and instead opts for the fabricated Modernist-Protestant liturgy that is the Novus Ordo Missae of “Saint” Paul VI, promulgated in 1969, otherwise known simply as the “New Mass”.… READ MORE
Part of diocesan “sports pilgrimage” in Styria…
Juggling the Novus Ordo: ‘Sports Liturgy’ in Austria
(image: Christina Plankensteiner/Sonntagsblatt)
Let no one say that Novus Ordos never go on pilgrimage.
This past June 26, the Austrian diocese of Graz-Seckau hosted a “sports pilgrimage”, during which participants were able to attend a special “sports liturgy”, which included not only a biking presbyter but also a juggler, a band, and all kinds of entertainment — even young cheerleaders, who gave a performance just before the reading of the Gospel.
We can only be grateful that the presider, a certain “Fr.” Alfred Jokesch, did not attempt to confect the Holy Eucharist.… READ MORE
From the Vatican II religion to Catholicism…
From Novus Ordo Presbyter to Roman Catholic Priest:
An Interview with Father Michael DeSaye
Few things could be more difficult than for a Novus Ordo priest to realize that, despite his sincere love of God and genuine piety, the religion to which he has been unwittingly adhering all his life is not in fact the Roman Catholic religion of time immemorial but a counterfeit concocted in the 20th century.
Probably the only thing more distressing still is the realization that, through no fault of his own, his ordination to the priesthood was most probably invalid, meaning he has never in his life offered a valid Mass nor granted a single valid absolution.… READ MORE
Watering down the Modernist liturgy…
Novus Ordo “Mass” in the Ocean
— with Air Mattress Altar
Paul VI’s Novus Ordo Missae, the “New Mass” of the Vatican II Church, is the gift that keeps on giving.
While Jorge Bergoglio (“Pope Francis”) is currently making an apology tour through Canada, even donning a Native American headdress and getting smudged by the indigenous, an Italian news site is reporting on a “Mass at Sea” in which an air mattress was used as an altar.… READ MORE
Do as I say, not as I do…
Jorge Bergoglio and the “Art” of Celebrating the Novus Ordo Liturgy
Then-“Cardinal” Jorge Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 25, 2008
(Photo by Emiliano Lasalvia/LatinContent via Getty Images)
On June 29, 2022, the Jesuit apostate Jorge Bergoglio (“Pope Francis”) issued a so-called Apostolic Letter, entitled Desiderio Desideravi. The title is taken from the holy Words of our Lord Jesus Christ at the beginning of the Last Supper: “With desire I have desired to eat this pasch with you, before I suffer” (Lk 22:15).
The subject matter with which this letter concerns itself is that of the Sacred Liturgy, or, in Vatican II speak: “on the liturgical formation of the People of God”.… READ MORE
Why make it beautiful when you can make it ugly?
Welcome to the Beehive:
St. John’s Abbey Church in Collegeville, MN
(image: Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 3.0)
Today we would like to introduce you to a gem of Brutalist architecture, the famed church associated with St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota.
The architect who committed this eyesore is Marcel Breuer (1902-81), who is also responsible for St. Francis de Sales church in Norton Shores, Michigan.
Design and construction of this church began in the 1950s, so one can see how deeply the spirit of Modernism and the subsequent Vatican II religion was alive and well during that time.… READ MORE
Bergoglio on the Sacred Liturgy…
Apostolic Letter Desiderio Desideravi
on the Liturgical Formation of the People of God
June 29, 2022
[updated 07-JUL-2022 19:34 UTC]
“Pope” Francis has released a follow-up “Apostolic Letter” to his 2021 motu proprio Traditionis Custodes severely limiting the use of the 1962 Roman Missal (“Traditional Latin Mass”). This new document is called Desiderio Desideravi and was published without prior announcement on June 29, 2022, the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul.
The Vatican has made the text of Desiderio Desideravi available in several languages:
Vatican News has published the following reports and commentary:
The following is a list of links with initial coverage, summaries, and commentary on Desiderio Desideravi by various sources:
… READ MORE
Well, at least it was invalid…
Muslim Politician given Novus Ordo Eucharist at ‘Catholic Congress’ in Germany
Muslim politician Muhterem Aras, right, with Rottenburg-Stuttgart “Bishop” Gebhard Fürst and a colleague
(image source: Twitter; cropped)
The 102nd edition of the notorious German Katholikentag (“Catholic Congress”) is currently underway in the city of Stuttgart. The official web site has a section for English speakers here.
The Katholikentag (pronounced cut-oh-LEAK-un-tuhg) has genuinely Catholic origins in the 1800s, but since at least 1968 it has been an insufferable sewer of anti-Catholic ideas and rebellion against God’s order. At this point it is an utter cesspool of Modernism, Indifferentism, feminism, Marxism, environmentalism, sexual immorality, and liturgical chaos — to be outdone only by its Lutheran counterpart.… READ MORE
So graduates will ‘reach for the sky’…
The Heights of Absurdity:
Rock-Climbing Wall installed in Vienna Cathedral
The Archlayman of Vienna, “Cardinal” Christoph Schönborn, has once again found a way to defile the Cathedral of St. Stephen and hold it up to the mockery of the world.
Although this time it wasn’t a homosexual prayer service, a flamboyant rock play, or a fundraising gala featuring the sodomite lobby that disgraced the sacred place, nonetheless the scandalous false shepherd once again managed to pull off an entirely farcical and unworthy spectacle in this temple originally consecrated to the worship of the Most Holy Trinity.… READ MORE
The first fruits of Vatican II…
Behold the “New American Catholic” of 1968
Fr. William Nerin (1926-2020) presides over a liturgical travesty
In the last post, we saw that Paul VI himself came up with the expression “Conciliar Church” in March of 1966 to describe the ecclesial monstrosity his Second Vatican Council had created.
In the present post, we will look at some of the first fruits, so to speak, of that New Church in the United States.
In June of 1968, the American TV channel NBC aired a 50-minute documentary entitled The New American Catholic, and it shows how unrecognizable this new “Catholic Church” was less than 10 years after Pope Pius XII had died.… READ MORE
With apologies to IKEA…
Eyesore in the Sanctuary: ‘Cardinal’ Schönborn consecrates ‘IKEA Altar’ in Dominican Church in Vienna
The apostate Vatican II Sect has lots of “false apostles [who] are deceitful workmen, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ” (2 Cor 11:13).
One of the worst of them all, however, is Christoph Schönborn, O.P., as will be shown later. The 77-year-old has been the “cardinal-archbishop” of Vienna, Austria, since 1995, and even though he is already two years past mandatory retirement age, “Pope” Francis has still not accepted his resignation.
This past Sunday, on Mar. 27, 2022, Schonborn presided over the consecration of a new altar in the Baroque-style Dominican Church of St.… READ MORE