Friday, June 28, 2013

SSPX Declaration on 25th anniversary of Episcopal consecrations

In the light of the recent revelations that Gay Roman priests have operated a prostitution ring in Rome, I have not been able to observe the 25th anniversary of the consecration of the SSPX Bishops on this blog. However, the three remaining Bishops Fellay, Tissier de Mallerais, and Galarreta have issued a statement regarding this, which can been read by clicking here

Please pray for these bishops in thanksgiving for their presence, as they are filling the gaps that are not being cared for by bishops and priests like the ones who are about to get arrested in Rome for crimes against nature. 

Also, please pray for the Canonization of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, for his actions are the reasons why the Traditional Latin Mass and Sacraments are being kept alive, albeit in treacherous waters. 

Lastly, you may have noticed that there is no longer an adult content warning before accessing the homepage to this blog. Blogger asked that I remove it or this blog would have been deleted. I still ask that children under 18 use caution while viewing this blog. -Chris 

Gay Roman priests update

Church Militant TV Special Report:

Pope St. Pius V on how gay clerics should be punished:

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Breaking News : Rome's Gay Clergy

There is a gay prostitution ring at the Vatican. This is not what the Church needs right now. Arrests of senior Roman Curia officials are pending. 

Friday, June 21, 2013

Worcester Diocese announces new priestly assignments, and a lay chancellor

The Diocese of Worcester has issued new priestly assignments for 18 priests and has appointed Mr. Raymond Delisle as the Diocese's first lay chancellor, effective July 6, 2013 (Press release). Ray has been serving as the Diocesan spokesman since 1995 and the vice chancellor of operations since 2007. The outgoing chancellor, Msgr. Thomas Sullivan, will remain as pastor of Christ the King Parish. 

Such a move might be shocking to many people, but many American dioceses in the Church of Dolan have lay chancellors for one reason or another, but the chief reason is Vatican II Syndrome. Just look at the mafia Archdiocese of Boston, where they have employed lay chancellors for several years now, with the current one making $250,000 per year! 

Since Mr. Delisle has been the spokesman/media liaison for quite some time, and most of the people who work in the Worcester chancery are lay folks, he must know what goes on daily. But I just hope Bishop McManus was not drunk when he made this appointment! 

Also, Fr. Richard Reidy was appointed Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Diocese. Fr. Reidy, an attorney by trade, was formerly the rector of St. Paul's Cathedral and Boy Scout chaplain. Most recently, he was pastor of St. Ann's Parish in North Oxford. Worcester has not had a vicar general since Auxiliary Bishop George Rueger retired in 2005, since this position is reserved to the auxiliary bishop of the diocese if there is one. So Fr. Reidy will hold this position until someone else is appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Worcester. 

(For those who are unfamiliar what the vicar general does, he coordinates priestly assignments for the bishop, and is in charge of the diocese when the bishop is absent or the diocese is sede vacante.) 

Also, the Town of Barre is now one parish, St. Francis of Assisi, merging St. Thomas-a-Becket and St. Joseph Church buildings into one parish that covers this farming boondox town. (Press release) Fr. James Callahan is the new pastor of the merged parish. 

Thursday, June 20, 2013

There is no such thing as a "Catholic Divorce"

If you watched the above video, you heard Raylan Alleman of Fix the Family read the anathema of the Papal Encyclical Casti Connubi of Pius XI (1930), which states that no Catholic can get divorced and remarried. 

Divorce in itself is a sin, as stated by Jesus Christ in the Gospels. It is adultery, a mortal sin. 

However, most Novus Ordo Catholics think that obtaining an annulment from the Church after the decree of a civil divorce in order to marry someone else is satisfactory as a "Catholic Divorce": it is not. An annulment (in the traditional Church) can only be granted if the two parties did not meet the requirements for marriage the moment they take their vows. Some examples include:

  • One of the parties is not baptized and confirmed.
  • The parties are second cousins. 
  • One of the parties does not meet the minimum age requirement (ecclesiastically this is 16 for men and 14 for women, but in many U.S. jurisdictions the minimum is 18 for both parties). 
  • One of the parties committed a crime against the other (e.g. rape, fortification, cohabitation, incest, abuduction, or any other sexual assaults). 
  • This marriage was not contracted freely without mental reservation. 
  • The marriage ceremony was not contracted before a validly ordained priest using the ceremony as described in the Roman Ritual. 

Traditionally, an annulment would not be granted if you cheated on your spouse and get divorced civilly, which is the case today, where annulments are granted for for silly reasons like alcoholism, drug addictions, or not taking care of the kids, non of which are impediments to marriage. 

An annulment is not the same as a Catholic divorce, as there is no such thing as a Catholic divorce. If for some reason you get a civil divorce and your marriage had no impediments, then you two are still married in the Church until one of you dies. Filing for divorce alone will land you in Hell, never mind remarrying when your ex is still alive. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Don't watch EWTN, etc!

Again, we have Michael Voris telling the truth, but elite "Catholic" media outlets who refuse to acknowledge that there is a crisis in the Church:

It's safe to say that watching EWTN does not accomplish anything. The same with the much worse Fake Catholic TV in Boston. 

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Free Press exposed: Vol 2., Issue 1: Little Martin's "memorial mass"

If you read Friday's "Catholic" Free Press, chances are you read this article on the "Memorial Mass" for 8-year-old Boston Marathon Bombing victim Martin Richard of Dorchester, held at St. Ann's Church in Neponset last Sunday, June 9th, the Third Sunday after Pentecost. 

The photo spoils it all: Fr. Sean O'Connor is sitting on the steps where the altar rail used to be, talking to children instead of saying Mass, which the article states "which is his usual custom."

When this service was covered on TV, no cameras were allowed in church, and this photo explains why this is blasphemy. (You can see the steps to the unused since 1970 high altar in the top of the photo, obstructed by the Novus Ordo Cookie table.) But local political dignitaries were shown entering the church for the service, as Martin was buried privately shortly after the terrorist attack. 

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Husband and wife must sleep together

I happen to see this particular segment last night on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer regarding married couples not sleeping together for various reasons. 

First, of all, I would like to point out that it is part of the marital duty for a husband and wife to sleep together on a nightly basis. Such action is stated in the wedding vows "I plight thee my troth" and "with this body I thee worship." This includes nightly sexual intercourse, without any birth control. 

The reason for intercourse is to open the marriage to children (if she is at childbearing age). This is really important. Not only for the Church and society, but for the health of the husband most especially. Refusing to perform intercourse properly without a serious reason (e.g. illness, hospitalization, incarceration, or military service) is a mortal sin, regardless of how old the couple is. 

This blog post should be a simple reminder that sexual activity is reserved to married couples only. Any other use is a mortal sin, and must be confessed to a priest. 

Sunday, June 9, 2013

R.I.P. Gov. Paul Cellucci

Former Massachusetts Governor and U.S. Ambassador to Canada Paul Cellucci passed away with a lengthly battle with ALS last night at the age of 65. He served a selectman for the town of Hudson, a state representative, Lieutenant Governor under Bill Weld (1991-97), and then Governor from 1998-2002. 

I happened to meet Governor Cellucci when visiting the State House with my mother as an eight-year-old, and was honored at the time to meet him. (I can't recall why we were there.)

Although a Republican (during a long-term stretch of GOP governors), Cellucci reportedly did support some abortion rights, according to today's newspaper reports. According to The Boston Globe, funeral arrangements are incomplete, but he will be waked at the State House and a "church service" will be held at his home parish of St. Michael's in Hudson. 

Because of the political nature of this, it seems like that the Governor will not receive a Requiem Mass. Let's hope that a priest will offer a Requiem for him at a later date. 

Requiem aeternam dona ei Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei. Requiescat in pace. Amen.

Note: I had a cold today and could not make it to Mass, but I would like to report that the 25,000th visitor viewed this blog last night. I would like to thank everyone who has viewed this blog so far and I hope that you will continue to pray for me to fulfill my vocation as a future Catholic husband to some Catholic wife. 

Saturday, June 8, 2013

"Only four Faithful Catholics left in Houston"

Recently, the Archdiocese of Houston allowed a United Methodist ordination in one of their cathedrals, with the blessing of Cardinal DiNardo. After speaking with the auxiliary bishop on the phone, Michael Voris claims that he was told by the bishop that only four people called him to complain about this heretical event.

Up here in Boston, Cardinal Sean has allowed interfaith services in his cathedral several times, with the most recent being a memorial service for the Boston Marathon Bombing victims, where President Obama "preached" from the pulpit. (All the victims were Catholic and should have had Requiem Mass instead.) He has also allowed a Greek Orthodox funeral at a Catholic parish for a fallen firefighter because seating issues. 

But if Sean got a call from Bishop Fellay asking that he ordain validly priests for the SSPX in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, there is a 100% chance he would say "No." 

If there are "only four Faithful Catholics left in Houston" as Voris puts it, then how many Faithful Catholics left in Boston? 

While I have been praying and petitioning the Holy See for a new, traditionalist archbishop for Boston, I highly suggest that those four Catholics left in the Archdiocese of Houston petition Pope Francis to remove your Cardinal-Archbishop and appoint a new one. 

Sunday, June 2, 2013

How to fill out the Romney Marriage License

The official marriage license application of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,
effective May 17, 2004, and ordered to be issued by all municipal clerks by Gov. Mitt Romney.
(Red marks by Mass Resistance)

I know it is very difficult for a Massachusetts Catholic (or anywhere where gay marriages are performed) to fill such a form out that is contrary to their beliefs. But because the state will not recognize your marital relationship without it, people of all faiths that reject gay marriage must fill one out. While I have never heard a priest preach on how fill such paperwork out publicly, I will give you step-by-step instructions on how betrothed Catholic  couples are to fill out the Romney Marriage License (in reparation of Gay Pride month):

  1. Place of Marriage: The municipality where your marriage will be celebrated. 
  2. Date of Marriage
  3. Full Name of "Party A": The Groom. Prior to 2004 this box/column dealt specifically of the vitals of the male party in the marriage. Please omit box 3a (Surname after Marriage) since men are prohibited by Canon Law to change their surnames without a good reason. 
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Occupation
  6. Residence: The place where you resided the night before the wedding. 
  7. Number of Marriage: A good Catholic would write "1st" in this box. In box 7a, writing "Widowed" is acceptable, but "Divorced" is not unless a legitimate annulment is granted. 
  8. Birthplace: The city or town and state or country only. 
  9. Name of "Mother/Parent": This means your biological mother, not your stepmother or grandmother. This license does not specify whether or not her maiden name should be affixed. 
  10. Name of "Father/Parent": This means your biological father, not your stepdad or grandpa. 
  11. Full Name of "Party B": The maiden name of the bride. Prior to 2004, this box/column dealt specifically with vitals of the female party in the marriage. You must affix your husband's surname exactly in box 11b, or you will be known as "Ms. Smith" and not "Mrs. Johnson." Canon Law prohibits the bride from using her maiden name after she marries. 
  12. Date of Birth
  13. Occupation
  14. Residence: This should not match for the bride or groom, or the marriage is canonically invalid. 
  15. Number of Marriage: A good Catholic girl would write "1st" in this box. In box 15a, writing "Widowed" prevents the nuptial blessing after the Pater Noster. Forget about the word "Divorced." 
  16. Birthplace
  17. Name of "Mother/Parent"
  18. Name of "Father/Parent"
  19. Intention of Marriage: The clerk will then administer the oath to "hereby certify that the above information is correct." (S)he will then sign this document, and you must bring this to rehearsal. 
  20. Solemnization: After the marriage service, the priest will sign this document stating that he married you two. (Note that Massachusetts doesn't require witnesses for a civil marriage, but the Catholic Church requires BOTH a male and female witness for the marriage to be valid. So he will generally have you sign ecclesiastical documents at this time as well.) Afterwards, he will begin the Nuptial Mass. 
  21. [For Clerk's use only]
  22. Party A Sex: "Male" must be checked-off.
  23. Party B Sex: "Female" must be checked-off. 
Please note that a marriage license in Massachusetts is good for 60 days from the day you file your intentions with the clerk (including a three-day waiting period). Once expired, you must reapply for a new one.