Image by Bessi from Pixabay It seems to be a theme among those who hear about my conversion to Orthodoxy. All my Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant friends say to me, "You know, the grass isn't always greener on the other side." They are, of course, referring to my leap from Rome across the Bosporus to … Continue reading The Grass Is Definitely Greener On The Other Side
I love the Latin Mass, I do but there's a reason people give for attending that is troublesome. What is it? "I go to the Latin Mass because I'm looking for more spiritual depth in my life". Ouch. Dangerous talk. If you cannot attend the Ordinary form done appropriately and with reverence, and cannot attend … Continue reading This Reason People Give For Attending Latin Mass Is a Cause For Great Concern
Image by giampieropilia from Pixabay It's amazing but recently the Pope has placed new restrictions on the Latin Mass that he rightly stated was being used to divide the faithful into two camps. As we are supposed to be Church that is united in one body and spirit and mind, these reforms are very welcomed … Continue reading Pope Francis Restrictions On The Latin Mass Welcomed By Me
Source: Wiki The Latin Mass is a beautiful one. We need to respect the fact that many people have different expressions of theology and ways in which they're comfortable worshipping the Lord. At the same time we need to balance that with discipline and acknowledge the devils presence where things can easily spiral out of … Continue reading The Latin Mass Has Become A Source Of Division Rather Than Unity
Pope Benedict in recent years has lifted the restrictions to the Latin Mass. There is no doubt that this Mass is very reverent and peaceful. I myself even believe that the Priest in the ordinary form is facing the wrong way on the altar and that such directions were not in Vatican II. I have … Continue reading Should The Church Ban The Latin Mass?