Msgr. Pope For Pope! Cd. Wuerl & His Apparatchiks Have A Cow: They Remove Blog Post Calling For End to “Disgraceful” St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

D.C. Archdiocese Removes Blog Post Calling For End to “Disgraceful” St. Patrick’s Day Parades

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Time to End the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Al Smith Dinner?
By: Msgr. Charles Pope

The time for happy-clappy, lighthearted engagement of our culture may be nearing an end. Sometimes it takes a while to understand that what used to work no longer works. Let me get more specific.

Decades ago the “Al Smith Dinner” was a time for Republicans and Democrats to bury the hatchet (even if only temporarily) and come together to raise money for the poor and to emphasize what unites us rather than what divides us. But in the old days the death of 50 million infants was not what divided us. We were divided about lesser things such as how much of the budget should go to defense and how much to social spending. Reasonable men might differ over that.

But now we are being asked to raise toasts and to enjoy a night of frivolity with those who think it is acceptable to abort children by the millions each year, with those who think anal sex is to be celebrated as an expression of love and that LGBTQIA… (I=intersexual, A= Asexual) is actually a form of sanity to which we should tip our hat, and with those who stand four-square against us over religious liberty.

Now the St. Patrick’s Parade is becoming of parade of disorder, chaos, and fake unity. Let’s be honest: St. Patrick’s Day nationally has become a disgraceful display of drunkenness and foolishness in the middle of Lent that more often embarrasses the memory of Patrick than honors it.

In New York City in particular, the “parade” is devolving into a farcical and hateful ridicule of the faith that St. Patrick preached.

It’s time to cancel the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Al Smith Dinner and all the other “Catholic” traditions that have been hijacked by the world. Better for Catholics to enter their churches and get down on their knees on St. Patrick’s Day to pray in reparation for the foolishness, and to pray for this confused world to return to its senses. Let’s do adoration and pray the rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet unceasingly for this poor old world.

But don’t go to the parade; stay away from the Al Smith Dinner and all that “old school” stuff that hangs on in a darkened world. And as for St Patrick’s Day, it’s time to stop wearin’ the green and instead take up the purple of Lent and mean it. Enough of the celebration of stupidity, frivolity, and drunkenness that St Paddy’s day has become. We need penance now, not foolishness. We don’t need parades and dinner with people who scoff at our teachings, insist we compromise, use us for publicity, and make money off of us. We’re being played for (and are?) fools.

End the St Patrick’s parade. End the Al Smith Dinner and all other such compromised events. Enough now, back to Church! Wear the purple of Lent and if there is going to be a procession, let it be Eucharistic and penitential for the sins of this age.

For the sake of His sorrowful passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world!

How say you?

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7 comments on “Msgr. Pope For Pope! Cd. Wuerl & His Apparatchiks Have A Cow: They Remove Blog Post Calling For End to “Disgraceful” St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

  1. Now Cardinal Wuerl another disgrace (with constant homosexual rumors circulating for years about him) will call in Msgr. Pope and make him out to be the villian.

  2. I say the good Msgr. Pope is right on. Wuerl is a disgrace. He is part of the “power elite” who got this pope elected.

  3. The issue remains and Msgr. Pope was right in the first editorial.

    Unfortunately, it appears he’s been taken (or decided to take himself) out to the woodshed.

    Sic semper sacerdotes novi ordinis – also, unfortunately.

  4. Msgr needs to write a second article, this time about obedience. There is no obedience that compels a priest to stop upholding the Faith. Some might say that his post was opinion, and that he should confine himself to doctrine. However, defending doctrine necessitates applying it to current circumstances. His analysis was exactly on the money, both regarding the parade and the Al Smith dinner.

    Should Our Lord have counseled St. John the Baptist to tone down a bit? He could have lived a lot longer. True men of God call it like it is. Msgr found his Herod, and it’s his superior. I hope he chooses martyrdom instead of silence, but it doesn’t look good so far.

  5. It looks like the Laurel and Hardy of the USCCCB, Wuerl and Dolan got to him ..

  6. The so-called St. Patrick’s Day parades in New York, Chicago and Boston have been so co-opted by the agents of Satan into such disgusting displays of offenses against the sixth and eighth commandments that it boggles the mind. So, as I recommended in another post, it is time for all true Catholics to boycott the parade and, instead, on the day appointed for such blasphemies, congregate at a Traditional Latin Mass said by someone like Msgr Pope, to bring down the wrath of God on these debased individuals.

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