Category: Bishop Williamson

Menzingen’s Mistake (Part II and III)

MENZINGEN’S MISTAKE – II July 15, 2017 Number DXXII (522)Printable PDF Rome says, the Church’s crisis is not such. Now Menzingen is likewise out of touch. The problem of the June 13 letter from Society of St Pius X headquarters in Menzingen, Switzerland, meant to “set the record straight on marriages” after Rome’s April 4…


An Excellent Eleison Comments: Menzingen’s Mistake – I

MENZINGEN’S MISTAKE – I July 8, 2017 Number DXXI (521)Printable PDF Liberals are wolves, and wolves can only bite – Catholics who choose to keep away are right! Not all readers of these “Comments” may appreciate their regular return to what can look like mere “quarrels between priests,” but let such readers recall – or…


Eleison Comments #520: Marriage Background

MARRIAGE BACKGROUND July 1, 2017 Number DXX (520)Printable PDF Elias forced the Israelites to choose. Council or true God – which will I refuse? Given original sin, holding together in marriage one man and one woman until death do them part is no easy matter, yet that was God’s original design for human beings from…


Regarding the Letter “Striking Contrast” (Part II)

Regarding the Letter “Striking Contrast” (Part II):  Response to an Anonymous Defender of Fr. Laisney by Sean Johnson March/2015 A few days after my rebuttal to Fr. Laisney’s letter “Striking Contrast” appeared on my original blog platform (Athanasius Contra Mundum), my stalker of 2 years made his first appearance attempting to run anonymous damage control…


A Catechetical Refutation

A Catechetical Refutation: (Regarding Certain Objections Made to Bishop Williamson’s Comments on the Novus Ordo) By Sean Johnson 5-2-16 (Feast of St. Athanasius) [Available for purchase in booklet form here: http://ca-rc.com/a-catechetical-refutation]   FOREWORD In reading theology, the mind must be capable of keeping up with the distinctions that are being made, or one will come to…


A Formless Darkness

A meditation on a particular conclusion from Romano Amerio’s Epilogue in Iota Unum: “If the present crisis is tending to overthrow the nature of the Church, and if this tendency is internal to the Church rather than the result of an external assault, as it has been on other occasions, then we are headed for…


Eleison Comments #506-507: Slow Decline (Parts I & II)

DECLINING SLOWLY – I March 25, 2017 Number DVI (506)Printable PDF If I will not live up to what I think, My thoughts to the level of my life will sink. Here follows an abbreviated testimonial from the United States, which hits many a nail on the head:— The Society of St Pius X has…


Eleison Comments #504: “Fourth Bishop”

FOURTH BISHOP March 11, 2017 Number DIV (504)Printable PDF Bishops there must be, where souls strive for Heaven. Try Vienna in Virginia, May eleven! Ever since the summer of 2012 when the Society of St Pius X decided officially to change course and abandon the doctrine-first stand taken 40 years previously by Archbishop Lefebvre, it…


Eleison Comments #503: “Holy Priests?”

March 4, 2017 Number DIII (503)Printable PDF When soothing priests put souls to sleep, Our Heavenly Mother can but weep. By a great grace of God, one reader of these “Comments,” immersed by family and work in today’s world, has nevertheless kept a true sense of what is going on around him – the great…


FIFTEEN COUNTRIES December 31, 2016 Number CDXCIV (494)Printable PDF   The “Resistance”? Just a scattering of seeds,But from such started out the mightiest deeds. The last day of the year may be a good time to take a survey of the battle for the Catholic Faith in 15 different countries visited in the course of…