When 2/3 of Irish Catholics don't believe in transsubstantiation, I have to believe it.May our Irish brethren come back to believing in the Body and Blood Christ present in the Eucharist
When it seems as though apostasy is occuring in the Church, I sometimes wonder whether what is actually happening in some cases is that those who held "the Faith" and now do not actually never truly held the authentic Faith to begin with. In the opposite direction, but along similar lines, in times throughout the Church's history when She appeared to be flourishing as judged by the number of those in "the Faith" and the support She had from the surrounding culture, I wonder whether what was actually happening in some cases was adherence without interiorizing the Faith.
Sister Lucia referred to the situation as "diabolical disorientation" http://pblosser.blogspot.com/2006/11/diabolic-disorientation-in-church.htmlAnd according to Cardinal Noe, Paul VI comment on "the smoke of Satan" had to do with the liturgy. http://wdtprs.com/blog/2008/05/petrus-amazing-interview-with-card-noe-paul-vis-smoke-of-satan-remark-concerned-liturgy/"I am worried by the Blessed Virgin's messages to Lucy of Fatima. This persistence of Mary about the dangers which menace the Church is a divine warning against the suicide of altering the Faith in her liturgy..."...Puis XII Devant L'Histoire
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