A Cryptic Traditional Catholic Travelogue 9: Liberal Catholicism, like a Sieve …

 

Notre Dame

Traditional Catholic beauty: Notre Dame in Paris. Photo by Sanchezn used ebbith GNU Fre Documentation License.

 

Introduction 2013: This is the ninth part of a thirteen part series I wrote whilst travelling through the devastated vineyard that is Catholic France, during the summer of 2010.

Witnessing the death of the Church in France, I became even more disturbed by my own past with Liberal Catholicism.

To fully appreciate this slightly cryptic and very personal series, it is best to start with the beginning.

From 2010:

Fragments of a soul beholding the death of the Church in France:

In the past, how my liberal Catholic heart failed to FEEL the Tragedy of the Church.

Still further in the past, how my unconscious liberal New Age heart had not the least idea of any of this.

In the past, how I failed to account for evil working … day and night.

This Church I see in France …

It did not just die.

It did not just roll over one day and give up the ghost. The Holy Ghost.

Forces sought to bury it, bury it alive.

Such forces are working still …

That man long ago, in that secret society, who confessed to me the desire to see the end of the Mass.

All the Catholic Churches could become museums then …

But if I speak of evil, of darkness visible, I will be labelled paranoid.

No matter.

How blind I was.

Back then, I did not see that the container for the Church had to be firm, strong.

I did not see that although Our Lord Jesus Christ certainly became manifest in the Novus Ordo, the effect so often was like nectar in a sieve.

Next Installment: A Cryptic Traditional Catholic Travelogue 10

 

From Amazon US:

These can also be found in our Amazon UK Store here, except for the beautiful French film Bernadette which is sadly US only. All have deeply helped us grasp something very profound for our life and work. The Jonas and Harris titles are riddled with a secular, reductionist Freudian ideology – but they tell an astonishing story. Most of these are also in the Reviews at this site.

 

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