Letters to the Editor

 

Letters

Holy Spirit inspired new Mass translation

February 13, 2012

Re: Raeanne Lacoursiere's letter, "Mass Reform is Obstacle to Evangelization" (WCR letters, Jan. 23).

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Praying to St. Michael will defeat the devil

February 13, 2012

Since the new translation of the new Roman Missal has been implemented, I would like to make the following comments. I think it's time for the Roman Church to recapture some of its traditional devotions/practices.

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Bishops confused about the 'Universal Spirit'

February 13, 2012

Your editorial of Jan. 30 ("Take the fascinating – and surprising – Catholic house tour") ignores the horrendous mistake a few hundred bishops made at Niceae in 325 AD when they opted for the ease of governing and declared that a human being, namely Jesus, be one and the same as the Universal Spirit.

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Meaningless innovations lead to woeful Mass

February 6, 2012

Kudos to the writer of "Mass reform is obstacle to evangelization" (WCR letters, Jan. 23).

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Husbands under stress need outside help

January 30, 2012

The Jan. 16 article on sexual teaching led me to thing about a related issue. In recent discussions with friends, we all knew of situations of young husbands "pulling the plug" on their wives and families.

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Pray for the salvationof gays, lesbians

January 30, 2012

Re: Seminarian Kelly Wilson's article, "Gays, lesbians, must be treated with dignity" (WCR, Dec. 26).

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Mass reform is obstacle to evangelization

January 23, 2012

I cannot say the attempts to improve the church services have in any way been inspirational. It is a great disappointment to have absurd changes dumped upon us instead of the necessary improvements that would encourage us to bring newcomers to Mass.

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Details of bishop's crimes should not be reported

January 23, 2012

I am a long-term reader of the Western Catholic Reporter. However, I was dismayed with the quality, quantity and details of the trial and sentencing of Bishop Lahey in the Dec. 26 WCR.

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Efforts are needed to preserve the family farm

January 16, 2012

Is living a rural lifestyle as a Catholic family on the land, providing safe, healthy meats and produce to families who are unable to do so for themselves intrinsically valuable? Yes.

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Accept Mass revisions with faith and trust of Mary

January 16, 2012

I'm old enough to remember the Latin Mass. I too served at the Latin Mass and, as I reflect on the new Roman Missal changes, these changes are more true to that version.

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