Thursday, May 8, 2008

"Call To Action" liturgy update... puppet mass, anyone?

This is a photo from the recent Call to Action seminar... this was the mass....

This is real.

If you've never heard of Call to Action, you're lucky. In case your curious, here's how they describe themselves:

Call To Action (CTA) is a Catholic movement working for equality and justice in the Church and society. An independent national organization of over 25,000 people and 53 local chapters, CTA believes that the Spirit of God is at work in the whole church, not just in its appointed leaders. The entire Catholic Church has the obligation of responding to the needs of the world and taking initiative in programs of peace and justice. CTA acts as a nexus where the full panoply of Church renewal issues come into focus, intersecting and interacting to produce a vision of the Catholic Church as it can and should be. CTA promotes its vision of a progressive, engaged Catholicism through its acclaimed annual conferences, award-winning publications, extensive network of regional groups and joint programs with other Catholic renewal organizations.

CTA draws its mission from the US Bishops' 1976 Call To Action conference, and the "Call for Reform in the Catholic Church" proclaimed by more than 20,000 signers (New York Times, Ash Wednesday, 1990) articulates its goals for our Church.

This is code for: we want to see the Church change how it views life in Christ... totally. We want gay marriage, co-habitation, abortion, contraception, women priests, gay bishops, transvestite everybody... Spare me...

Judging from the photo above, I bet the majority of CTA's members are lesbians over 55 and old people who got (pardon the term) grandfathered in because their bingo club closed.


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