THE REMNANT NEWSPAPER: Who’s the Genius? – (Kudos to Ann Barnhardt)

We’re initiating a new feature in The Remnant called “Who’s the Genius?”. In that column, we’ll be asking questions such as:

Who’s the genius that decided it was a good idea for Catholics to stop kneeling for reception of Holy Communion?

Who’s the genius that determined it was time to can the Communion rail, pitch the paten, and drop the Sacred Species like popcorn into the hands of everyone—even though for over a thousand years only the consecrated hands of the alter christi were allowed to touch consecrated Hosts?

Who’s the genius that decided it was a good idea to introduce women into the sanctuary—the Holy of Holies—when after several millennia and for most all the major religions in history, it had always been reserved for men, for priests?

Who’s the genius that determined the time had come to remove Christ altogether from the sanctuary by hiding the tabernacle almost anywhere but where it belongs?

Read more . . .

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4 thoughts on “THE REMNANT NEWSPAPER: Who’s the Genius? – (Kudos to Ann Barnhardt)

    • Were the Apostles, the laity or were they Bishops, David? Were they not chosen and breathed upon to receive the gift by which they were to consecrate and continue what Christ had done? Since when is it not right for the Church to institute practices that emphasise our belief in the Transubstantiated Species and the respect and awe that we must hold? As stated we tried things the other way, but for the last 1000 years the Church has protected and taught the proper disposition for people in regards to the Holy Species. In fact the abuses in the early Church (people smearing the Blood on their bodies and taking hosts off to their homes) almost precluded that it could not remain the same. History, David, history!

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