Category: Novus Ordo

No Spiritual Nourishment at the New Mass?

(A prisoner of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp eats bread; you will understand the picture after you read the article)   Of all the offenses Bishop Williamson is alleged to have made at his 2015 Mahopac, New York conference, the suggestion that one could, in certain circumstances, still find “spiritual nourishment” at a Novus Ordo Mass…


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…


DISTINGUISH, DISCRIMINATE December 17, 2016 Number CDXCII (492)Printable PDF   When all is truth, I cannot pick and choose,But lies mixed in with truth I must refuse. If the evidence, apparently serious, for Eucharistic miracles taking place within the Novus Ordo Mass (NOM) is to be believed – and such miracles may even be happening…


But Didn’t Fr. Pulvermacher Say the New Mass Was Not Grace-Giving (Part II)?

Objection: Yes, but the following month, Fr. Pulvermacher did give reasons and examples of cases in which valid sacraments would not produce or impart grace. Response:  In response to complaints and accusations of heresy for having made the statement that “the new Mass is not grace-giving,” Fr. Pulvermacher dug his heels in, and offered the following…


But Didn’t Fr. Pulvermacher Say the New Mass Was Not Grace-Giving (Part I)?

Objection: But in the March/1984 issue of The Angelus, Fr. Carl Pulvermacher said of the new Mass, “I do not say they are always invalid. However, this alone doesn’t make them good. The New Mass is not grace-giving.” Response: The contention of Fr. Pulvermacher takes place within the following Q&A (Provided in entirety): Q. We started going…


No Grace from the New Mass (Part II)?

Did Archbishop Lefebvre Believe No Grace Flowed from Valid Novus Ordo Communions?(Part II) Objection: But what about the quote of Archbishop Lefebvre from “Open Letter to Confused Catholics?”   Response:         The quote in question is this:           “It is all wasted because the holy Sacrifice of the…


No Grace from the New Mass (Part I)?

Did Archbishop Lefebvre Believe No Grace Flowed from Valid Novus Ordo Communions? (Part I) Objection: But Archbishop Lefebvre said the New Mass Doesn’t Give Grace! Response:This is the quote presented by the adversaries of Bishop Williamson, desirous of proving that Archbishop Lefebvre taught that no grace flowed from valid Novus Ordo Masses (and consequently, that…