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Irish Episcopal Watch

 

SSPX/ Resistance  Watch

 

Aspirations

to be said throughout the day

Jesus! (300 days indulgence)

 

Hail, O Holy Cross, our only hope. (500 days indulgence)

 

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I offer you my heart and my soul. 

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, assist me in my last agony.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, may I breathe forth my soul with you in peace. (300 days altogether, 100 day each; Pius VII, 1807)

 

Eternal Father! I offer Thee the Precious Blood of Jesus, in satisfaction for my sins, and for the wants of Holy Church. (100 days; Pius VII, 1817)

 

Sweet Heart of Mary, be my salvation. (300 days when said with contrition and devotion; Pius IX, 1852)

 

May the most just, most high, most adorable Will of God be in all things done, and praised, and magnified for ever. (100 days once a day; Pope Pius VII, 1815)

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us. (300 days)

 

My God and my All.

 

Heart of Jesus, all for Thee.

 

Set thyself, O faithful Virgin, as a seal upon my heart, that in thee and through thee I may be found faithful to God.

 

O Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in Thee. (300 days)

 

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I love you, save souls.

 

Prayer to St. Joseph: Remember, most pure husband of Mary ever-Virgin, my loving protector Joseph, that never hath it been heard that any one invoked thy protection or asked aid of thee who has not been consoled. In this confidence, I come before thee, I fervently recommend myself to thee. Despise not my prayer, reputed father of the Saviour of men, but do thou in thy pity receive it. (300 days)

Sedevacantism is not an opinion; it is a reality.

“The fact that this opinion can be followed does not imply that the opposite is false and those who follow it are wrong.” – this is your opinion. Opinions are not equal; to act morally right one should, using his best judgement, extract a certain conclusion, if the matter isn’t morally indifferent. Some might be wrong, if they do not follow the right path of reason. “We must be sure we are right before we act; otherwise, we expose ourselves to the danger of sinning, and therefore commit sin. Hence, it is necessary to act with a certain conscience, and unlawful to act with an uncertain conscience.” (Moral Theology, op. Cit. (641)) 

It can not be said that everything that is not a dogma, in a solemn form, is just a matter of opinion and we are free to choose whatever we want and prefer (first solemn dogmatic definition was declared no earlier than the IVth century). “Many, however, confuse theological opinion with theological conclusion. A theological conclusion is a firm and certain theological doctrine which flows from principles which are derives from revelation and right reason. For example, it is certain theological conclusion that God gives all man the sufficient grace to save their souls. This fact is not directly revealed, nor is declared by the Church, but is held by all theologians as absolutely certain. It could not be termed a “theological opinion”.” (from: Fr. A. Cekada: Opinionism)

If for those who "recognise and resist" both theological “opinions” – 1) Bellarmine’s about a heretical pope and 2) that in order to be a Catholic Pope one does not have to be a Catholic are right legitimate - they could then say that they are both doubtful as well. If they wish to be consistent, they might as well act in this way:

-every second week they could say Mass “una cum” Pope Francis, then, just to not make any dogma out of this position/”opinion”, whoever wishes could be allowed to take a seat in a back pew and participate non-actively;

-every other week they could skip the formulae “una cum...” (just as if one were waiting for the true Pope to be elected) and then maybe the other part of the faithful could participate non-actively.

Additionally we can be sure that most of the people would participate actively every time, just to have their Sunday obligation cleared, no matter the explicit faith of the liturgy. You can also preach sermons that we shouldn’t make a dogma out of our “opinions”, that there is no right or wrong.