Thank you for this great video, and for specifically mentioning taking God's name in vain (blasphemy). God forbids it in His 2nd commandment.
St. Alphonsus calls it the abomination of the Lord. Quoting St. Chrysostom, he says that no other human fault so embitters the Lord than the sin of blasphemy, because it is tended directly to outrage God. (Serm. LIII, Oeuvres Complètes de A.-M. De Liguori, 1835, p. 516)
St. Therese of Lisieux was afflicted that people committed this sin in her days (in the late 1800s). One of the lines in her famous poem says this:
Unto my heart, their blasphemy echoes
To wipe it out, I will say every day
"Oh Holy Name, I love Thee and I adore Thee" (Poésies, p. 3) ...
With the general godlessness nowadays, people take God's name in vain every day, and now in America, we're struck also by an evil regime that messes with the supply chain and thereby causing increase in food price.
I recently ordered the $20 bundle from your website and am currently in the process of reviewing the material. I came across your apostolate about a year ago after a friend sent me a video you had made regarding Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Your candor and evidence-based approach was, quite frankly stunning, but also very refreshing and intriguing. I have since watched many of your videos and listened to many of your debates… I grew up in the post V2 "Church", but my exposure to pre-Vatican 2 traditions (albeit at an early age) left me uneasy during my "formation" but not knowing how to localize what made me feel that way.
I have been a member of what I have now realized is a V2 "Church". Last week, the "Eucharistic Ministers" were walking about the altar, handling the Eucharist, and tidying up the altar table! I was shocked and told my family how irreverent their behavior was.
It's a dizzying and painful process to wake up to the truth. But a necessary one.
[We responded to Eddie and mentioned that one must not go to the New Mass.]
I finished watching the entire video last night. It was very helpful and informative. I shared it with a protest-ant too…
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