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Jul 18, 2021 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
PSA for lovers of the #LatinMass: the 1950s are gone & never coming back.
PSA for lovers of Mass in English: the 1970s are over & never coming back.
Now, can we please stop using the Sacred #Liturgy as a battering ram to beat fellow Catholics into submission?
Let the words of the Mass be noble, reverent & inspiring--in whatever language.
Let the priest officiate with both awe & joy.
Let the people participate with full voice & attention.
Let each #Eucharist fill us with resolve to make the world a holier place by being holy.
May 29, 2020 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
The Second Coming
Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
Surely some revelation is at hand;
Surely the Second Coming is at hand.
The Second Coming! Hardly are those words out
When a vast image out of Spiritus Mundi
Troubles my sight: