The Catholic Church Doesn’t Know What Makes Them Attractive To Modern People

We are approaching 2023 and the Catholic Church in my country are still making the mistake of using the popular culture to convert a progressive people disillusioned with the Church. Whenever leaflets for an invite to a Charismatic Catholic meeting come through my door, they look so modern and unspiritual. They prepare the leaflets like … Continue reading The Catholic Church Doesn’t Know What Makes Them Attractive To Modern People

Pope Francis Says Traditionalists “Gag” Church reforms

You can read the original story from associated press here.As Pope Francis rightfully put it the Americans are the biggest culprits for this type of behaviour. I don't know why, but the American protestant culture renders them impossible for Catholic Europeans to deal with. They get too excited, intellectual and their faith ends up getting … Continue reading Pope Francis Says Traditionalists “Gag” Church reforms

The Grass Is Definitely Greener On The Other Side

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

This Reason People Give For Attending Latin Mass Is a Cause For Great Concern

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

Pope Francis Restrictions On The Latin Mass Welcomed By Me

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

The Latin Mass Has Become A Source Of Division Rather Than Unity

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