I figure I should say upfront that I have not been sexually abused by a priest. And I have posted in the past my desire to leave the Catholic Church. I do pray for the victims every night. I pray an Our Father for their healing, that they have support, and that they receive justice. … Continue reading Priestly Problems
After having to deal with a cantankerous digestive system at 4 am, I decided that I was still going to 11:30 Mass. My alarm went off, my digestive system was still grumpy and put off going to Mass to 5:30. All of this was prejudiced on the state of my digestive system (d.s.) which has … Continue reading Not The Day I was Hoping For
In this case, I mean traditionalists. They just make me so angry especially when they accuse those that attend the OF as being judgmental and closeminded when I find that it is the traditionalists that are so judgemental and arrogant and judge others by their very untenable and unrealistic standards. If you don’t fit into … Continue reading Some People
Yes, that’s the lame title I came up with. I had “Depression: In the Trenches” for a post on how I’m dealing with my depression. One word: horribly. I’m miserable, crying a lot more, very fed up with work (and with the three idiots I work with), dealing with the fact that not only was … Continue reading Bunch of Stuff
Having come across so many radical traditionalists in my time on CAF and even one or two in real life, I thought I’d come up with a set of diagnostic criteria for a radical traditionalist, not unlike the diagnostic criteria in the DSM-IV for psychologists and psychiatrists. This isn’t perfect and I know I probably … Continue reading Signs/Symptoms of a Radical Traditionalist
Again, CAF seems to be full of people who would rather smack people down than help lift them up. There’s a thread on how a “priest was harsh in confession” (harsh? define harsh) plus threads on cafeteria catholicism, soft catholicism, etc. and there are people who are going on about how priests today are weak … Continue reading Let’s Just Beat People with a Stick, Why Don’t We?
So I spend time on Catholic Answers Forums. While there are a few sub-forums that I don’t visit on purpose or that I am not interested in, the Traditional Catholicism sub-forum is one I read to help understand people who make claims that sound “more Catholic than the Pope” especially about things like dress, Mass … Continue reading Dress Code Dictators