I often wonder what it is that critics of Summorum Pontificum are really objecting to.
Some say that they object to the "out dated" ecclesiology.
Quite often I think their objections go deeper… to Catholic moral teaching.
Traditional liturgy usually goes hand in hand with traditional Catholic teaching on faith and morals.
I suspect most critics of the older Mass don’t, for one reason or another, want traditional teaching about morals.
"But Father, but Father!", some of you are saying, "what set this off? Did you find some interesting news item that got you thinking about this?"
How well you know me. Take a look at this. There will be a series of talks on homosexuality at the very church where I helped out with the Triduum.
A Men’s Forum for Catholic Apologetics
Second Tuesday of the Month, from October through May
Church of St. Augustine, South St. Paul, MN
"Straight Talk on Homosexuality: The Catholic Perspective"
Ridiculously Good Smoked Beef Rib Tips and Smoked Salmon
Smoked Beef Brisket, and Charcoal Roasted Sirloin Tip (Seasoned to perfection and you can smother it with either one of our two kinds of Sauces, 1st a thick rich peppery red wine herbed mushroom sauce, 2nd a sweet rich robust BBQ Sauce.
Kent’s Awesome Potato Salad
Sassy Green Beans
Triple Chocolate Cake covered in wild berries served with Chocolate Espresso Ice cream and everything gets smothered in a Chocolate liqueur Sauce.
Tuesday, April 8th
Social at 6:30pm (beverages and appetizers)
Dinner at 7:00pm
Total cost for the evening is $12 at the door [sheesh! At that price you can't afford not to go!]
There will be time for you to agree or disagree with our speaker during the Q&A, which starts immediately following dessert. But you are all encouraged to enjoy the good humor, food and fellowship. We enjoy the company of men from all different creeds and ages. Priests and seminarians get in for free but are not shown any partiality in debate. Fathers may bring their sons as long as they accompany them.
St. Augustine Catholic Church
5th Ave. N. & 3rd St. N
South St. Paul, MN
This event is clear for men only.