So difficult is this issue for modern people – including Catholics – to deal with that it never gets talked about. So I thought we’d talk about it.
My good friend Fr. Paul McDonald, who is now involved in the Fatima Center apostolate since Fr. Gruner’s death, talks about it a good deal, but he is one of the few priests I have come across who does.
I find Americans particularly have difficulties with the concept that the more monarchically-oriented Canadians and Brits don’t, for reasons that quickly become clear once the teaching is explored.
More on this later, but you can do some homework here, here and here.
(I’m just down on the coast for a few days, having a bit of an Easter holiday to see some friends. Home again tomorrow and we can explore this some more.)