More Bad News from the Vatican re. Dissent-Lover Fr. James Martin, S.J.

More Bad News from the Vatican re. Dissent-Lover Fr. James Martin, S.J.

Posted by Mary Ann Kreitzer on THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017

Fr. Martin introduced Metallica in 2013

Well I guess it isn’t surprising to see modern Jesuits sticking together. As my mom always said, “Birds of a feather flock together.” And Fr. Martin certainly shares the same feathers with Pope Francis, praising many disordered actions and dissing those who love the orthodox faith as Christ taught it.

So, get to the point, you say.

All right, here it is.

First, The James Martin Effect from Crisis Magazine. Martin received an award last October and gave the keynote address at New Ways Ministry’s (NWM) awards event. If you’re not familiar with New Ways Ministry here’s how the author describes them:

a dissident, pro-gay-identity, pro-gay-sex, pro-gay-“marriage” group whose work was long ago condemned by both the Roman Curia and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

That’s the short version. There is plenty more that could be written about this evil group that tickles ears instead of leading sinners to conversion as do groups like Courage and En-courage. NWM’s head described the “James Martin Effect” which is the big jump in hits their website receives whenever Fr. Gay Cheerleader posts something about them. Yes, the ear-tickler effect pays dividends.

But here is the really bad news. This disgraceful priest has just been named a consultor to the Vatican’s Secretariat of Communication. Think of that! This very public dissenter from key teachings of the Church on marriage, sexuality, and the family is now an adviser in all these areas: Vatican Radio and the Vatican Television Centre as well as the Holy See’s website and the pope’s Twitter handle, @Pontifex. Isn’t that dandy?

The Vatican just handed Fr. Martin a megaphone for his dissenting views.

Well, nothing should shock us any more from this papacy. Pope Francis has surrounded himself with the worst of the worst. He is clearly leading the Church on the “primrose path of dalliance” where mortal sins against chastity are no bar to approaching the altar for Communion, where atheists and pro-abortion scientists overwhelm Vatican dicasteries and conferences, where orthodox young people are described as mentally ill for loving the Latin Mass…. I could go on, but that is discouraging enough.

So where does that leave us? On our knees, of course, begging for mercy and making atonement for evils firmly entrenched in the Church of Christ at the highest levels. We have had evil Church leaders throughout Church history, but I think we are reaching a climax in this 100th anniversary year of Fatima.

Lucia, the seer of Fatima had a vision in the 1940’s about the “purification of the world from sin.” Will these prophecies come during our time? Pray and be prepared for no one knows the day or time. We can help Mary defeat the dragon by obeying her requests at Fatima. Are you praying the daily rosary? Do it!

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4 comments on “More Bad News from the Vatican re. Dissent-Lover Fr. James Martin, S.J.

  1. Captain Kirk: Mister Spock! A modernist Jesuit introducing Metallica…
    analyze using your usual superior Vulcan logic which we no longer call “superior” in order to avoid being accused of excessive rigidity and neo-Pelagian triumphalism by sensitive progressive modernists and secular liberals with self-esteem issues who may be less familiar with Aristotelian logic due to the progressive curriculum changes from the Land O’Lakes conference agenda and who, therefore, might view displays of Aristotelian logic as triggering events and microaggressions ….

    Spock: Fascinating, Captain. While the modernist New Evangelization has been expanding with the new “who am I to judge?” attitudes, perhaps even some neo-Catholic modernists would draw the line with Metallica.

    Captain Kirk: Would they think that was too flamboyant? Or are we just imposing our excessive rigidity on the controversy?

    Spock: Not necessarily, Captain. Although it would seem unlikely that this priest would introduce, say, Pussy Riot.

    Captain Kirk: No, I suppose not.

    Robin: What did he mean by that, Batman?

    Batman: Remind me to explain it when you get a little older, Robin.
    You were going to get to work on your Latin homework from Fordham Prep, as I recall….

    Robin: Oh, right, Batman!

    Mr. Roarke:Tattoo, have you ever seen Metallica perform live?

    Tattoo: No, Boss. I have seen Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan.

    Father Mulcahy, S.J.: Oh, yes, we used to sing “Blowing in the Wind” at the six o’clock folk Mass.

    Reverend Neuhaus: That’s my opening….Forgive me for interrupting again as aggressive and pushy professional Protestant converts sometimes do, but this might be a good time to discuss the Naked Public Square in modernity, Max Weber’s concept of disenchantment in modern culture, and Professor Taylor’s secularization theories…

    Carol Brady: Mike, you did hear me say that I think Jan is on the Pill….

  2. Spock: There is, however, one additional consideration relating to this matter which we should consider, Captain.

    Captain Kirk: What would that be, Mister Spock?

    Spock: Quite simply, Captain, Pope Francis and his progressive modernist admirers and followers are experimenting with a New Evangelization which liberates the Church from the constraints and limitations of Aristotelian logic.

    Mike Brady: That’s it, Carol. Maybe for too long we’ve been trying to reason with Jan, relying on too much logic. Maybe we should follow the example of Pope Francis and throw logic and reason to the wind. Let our hair hang down, getting beyond the small-minded rules and excessive rigidity holding back Jan’s libido, and let her got to a Metallica concert?

    Carol Brady: I don’t know, Mike. You saw what happened to Danny from the Partridge Family and that hipster Eddie Haskell who was killed in Vietnam.

    Mike Brady: I thought it was Beaver Cleaver who got killed in Vietnam?

    General Buck Turgidson: Beaver Cleaver was killed in Vietnam?

    June Cleaver: Ward! Something’s happened to Beaver!

    Ward Cleaver: What???

    Beaver Cleaver: I’m right here, Dad.

    Bob Dylan: Beaver’s fine, man. Maybe he’d like my Nobel Prize…

    General Buck Turgidson: It was Marlon Brando who got bumped off in Vietnam by Martin Sheen. Technically, in Cambodia, but it’s the same theatre.

    Mike Brady: Well, there, you see. It was Marlon Brando.

    Carol Brady: I’m still not sure a heavy metal concert is what Jan needs, Mike.

  3. Robin: It’s strange that a poofter like Fr. Martin would dig a super masculine band like Metallica.

    Nigel Tufnel: Yeah, Robin. Spinal Tap is all about real men. On a masculinity scale, you know, we go to eleven.

    Batman: Robin, you are confusing virility with brute strength. Over amplified screeching guitars produce an emotive effect. When one appeals to emotions and feelings, that’s known as effeminate. That is, for example, how Arius spread his heresies, by feel-good songs.

    Bob Dylan: Batman, you are so neo-Pelagian. We need all kinds to bring the new doctrine to the masses. Fr. Martin is an amazing improvement in the stodgy old Church. The times, they still are a-changin’.

  4. Captain Kirk: Is that possible, Mister Spock?

    Spock: Affirmative, Captain. Such pop ballads often concern the romantic longings of the adolescent male for his female beloved, more or less in accord with the natural order.

    Gene Vincent: Well, she’s the girl in the red blue jeans.
    She’s the queen of all the teens….

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