Twenty Reasons To Avoid The
Mass(And To Attend the Non-Indult Traditional Mass Instead)
By attending a
Mass, a person implicitly shows that heaccepts the new mass because the
Mass is allowed onlyunder this condition.
Here is a hypothetical example to illustrate thepoint: Suppose a rich man announced that he would distribute free food inthe town plaza, but he invited the participation of only those persons whoacknowledge that the devil is God. By his presence, while silentlyparticipating in this food giveaway, a person implicitly indicates hisagreement that the devil is God.
Mass is offered by priests who commit thesacrilege
of offering the new mass.
Would you attend the
For example, Pope Benedict XVI wrote in his July 7, 2007 letter: “Needless to say, inorder to experience full communion, also the priests of the communities adhering to theformer usage cannot, as a matter of principle, exclude celebrating according to the newbooks. The total exclusion of the new rite would not in fact be consistent with therecognition of its value and holiness.” And again: “[T]he new missal will certainly remainthe ordinary form of the Roman rite … on account of the juridical norms”.Further: “The faithful who ask for the celebration of the
must not inany way support or belong to groups which show themselves to be against the validity orlegitimacy of the Holy Mass or the Sacraments celebrated in the
….” Para.19, May 13, 2011
Instruction “Universae Ecclesiae” on the implementation of the Motu Proprio “Summorum Pontificum
.”Cardinal Camille Perl, Secretary of Ecclesia Dei Commision: “In the original documentgranting permission for the traditional Latin Mass,
Quattuor abhinc annos
of 3 October1984,
the Church made a condition for the concession of the use of the 1962Roman Missal that one must not “
call into question the legitimacy and doctrinalexactitude of the Roman Missal promulgated by Pope Paul VI in 1970.”
While theother conditions required by that document have been modified in the light of the ApostolicLetter
of 2 July 1988,
that first condition retains its full effect. Thosewho are unwilling to recognize the legitimacy and doctrinal exactitude of thepresent Roman Missal are not entitled to the celebration of the so-called"Tridentine" Mass. This is a very serious and non-negotiable matter.
” Quoted in:http://www.sspx.org/motu_proprio/legitimacy_of_quo_primum_today.htm
A “sacrilege” is the “irreverent treatment of the sacred”.
IIa IIae, Q.99, a.1.This definition certainly fits the new mass because it is inherently harmful to souls and tothe Catholic Faith.
., Pope Benedict XVI's July 7, 2007 apostolic letter,
, Art. 2, requiring use of the new mass on some days.