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Saturday, August 08, 2009

An awesome mystery and of the great dignity of a priest

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Grande mysterium et magna dignitas sacerdotum, quibus datum est quod non est angelis concessura : soli sacerdotes in Ecclesia rite ordinati, habent potestatem celebrandi et corpus Christi consecrandi. (Imitation of Christ, book. IV.)

An awesome mystery and of the great dignity of a priest, to whom is given what is not conceded to the angels- only priests ordained according to the rite of the Church, have the power to celebrate and consecrated the body of Christ.
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Pope Benedict universally disliked by liberal and ex-Catholics.

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“I am so .... out. I had gotten all excited about Catholicism again. I just loved all the people and ceremony of the last few weeks, all the hundreds of thousands in the square. I was out to lunch when I heard, 'It's the German.' You could just feel everyone groan.” Dominick Dunne

Famously the Rome correspondent of The Tablet spontaneously burst into tears on hearing of the election.

Post-Conciliar sentimentality

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Probably the most irreligious prayer card I have ever seen- inevitably leading to fideism and unbelief.
 

Don't often quote C G Jung on this website, but on this he is correct "Sentimentality is a superstructure covering brutality".
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What Cathcon is about

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