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Old May 23, '12, 7:49 pm
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Default Re: The Latin Mass - Should It Be the Universal Catholic Mass Again?

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The faithfulness of the "faithful" is questionable if they are more concerned with hearing Latin and seeing a priest's back than they are in attending a licit Mass approved by the faith.
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I hate to say this, but the fact that you describe it as "seeing a priest's back" shows a lack of catechesis.
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Showing a lack of catechesis would be driving past numerous licit Masses to reach an illicit one.
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What kind of an argument is that to back up your ad orientem attack?
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I do not presume to speak for Stylites, but, the way I am understanding what is being said is that someone who drives past a valid and "licit" Mass to attend a valid but "illicit" Mass because they prefer the externals and without them perceive something as less-than or abusive, IMHO is not very "faithful".
I will give you that I did cringe a little at the "looking at the priest's back comment", but I do not think that it was meant as a slam to "ad orientem".
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