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Friday, June 22, 2007
Fighting for the Tridentine Mass in Niafles

Update: As one reader wrote below, the Catholic Faithful are under attack because of their faithfulness to the Traditions. Please pray for them! They have been driven out with force!

Please pray for these brave Catholics. The following is an excerpt from A Faithful Rebel. For photos and more of the story see his post The Catholic Heroes of Niafles Continue Occupation of Village Church in a Brave Stand for Catholic Tradition and The Situation in Niafles:

The sad situation in Niafles continues as the people of that little faithful village are taking turns occupying the Church after the Bishop of Laval has ordered an end to the traditional Latin Mass there, which has continued in that village with the permission of diocesan bishops despite the liturgical revolution of Pope Paul VI, that is until Bishop of Laval Diocese (upon the complaints of the village's Socialist mayor) says that the Latin Mass that the village has always known is no longer allowed except once every eleven Sundays (the compromise that has been offered by the Bishop), at a location over 40 kilometers away in a renovated Novus Ordo Church. This is of course at the same time that a lawful priest of the Fraternity of Saint Peter is already in Niafles to offer the Mass for the faithful there. This is the completely unjust!

The eyes of the traditional Catholic world are focused upon Niafles to see how the Church handles this situation, which could be a sign of things to come in the Church. If the bishop is allowed to suppress the Traditional Mass in Niafles, that could not bode well for the expansion of the traditional rite as the Pope wishes throughout the Latin Church.


del_button June 23, 2007 at 6:43 AM
Anonymous said...

Does your Vocation Director know you do this blog? You really ought to have him read it.

del_button June 25, 2007 at 9:30 AM
Deo Juvante said...

In the words of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, “The mystery of Christ is so unfathomably rich that it cannot be exhausted by its expression in any single liturgical tradition.” (CCC 1201).

It saddens me to see liturgy 'dividing' te faithful...

del_button June 27, 2007 at 11:55 AM
KTOvox said...

HELP ... HELP ... HELP ...

Watch this video of a attaque to a catholic church in France:

KTOvox International

The Voice of the catholic faithfull of Europe

Call to the Catholic Resistance against the catholic persecution in Europe special against the Catholic comunity who follow the Rites of the old Roman Catholic Tradition.

United we are stonger ! Send email of protest to the diocèse of Laval

And to the Maire of the village who organise the demonstration against the catholics:

Defend one of the latest catholic comunity where was never stop the celebration of the Holy Mass of Saint Pie V

Laudetur Iesus Christus

HELP ... HELP ... HELP ...

del_button June 28, 2007 at 9:24 PM
Hidden One said...

Bring on the Motu Proprio!

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