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To: SamuraiScot

Okay, now you are using terms I understand. Yes, bitter zeal is something to be avoided. I don’t have this guy’s book yet, but it would not take long to determine if it is colored by this vice.

Maybe you are constrained by such a short space to say something about this author, but without additional information it remains an ad hominem argument. I am not asking you to do any homework for me, but that is where it stands.

The lack of leadership and the lack of adherence to orthodoxy in the hierarchy are causing lot of problems, especially among those who prefer the mass of the saints. Now that the Pope is actively suppressing a traditional order, there is even more confusion.

I miss our German Shepherd.


25 posted on 12/27/2013 8:01:03 AM PST by blackpacific
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To: blackpacific
Maybe you are constrained by such a short space to say something about this author

I looked him up on the Web. You'll probably come away with the same impression I did. We go to the Tridentine Mass on Sundays and big feasts. Daily in whatever's around. We miss Benedict as well. Francis does not appear to be actively hostile to the old Mass, but seems willing to promote men who are.

I know the Franciscan Immaculata. They have been undergoing a Latin-English split for years, probably young-versus-old. I only know the Traditional guys. I think it's important for today's traditional priests to be well-rounded, sociable, confident, with a sense of humor, and able to speak to the common man—like St. Thomas Aquinas. It's the best strategy for saving souls.

26 posted on 12/27/2013 8:31:37 AM PST by SamuraiScot
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