Friday, August 4, 2017
IT'S NOT THE TRIBALISM BETWEEN THE OF MASS AND THE EF MASS, BUT TRIBALISM BETWEEN OF FACTIONS AS IT PERTAINS TO SOLEMNITY OR CASUALNESS, LATIN OR THE VERNACULAR, CHANT OR HYMNS, CONTEMPORARY OR TRADITIONAL
At Crux, Fr. Dwight Longenecker has his own ideas about the new order and old order tribalism. But the true tribalism doesn't lie there as the EF group is quite united and homogenous.
The tribalism is in the fractious new order group that wants all vernacular Masses, or some Latin with the other vernaculars of a particular parish also included.
They want contemporary hymns instead of singing the Mass, often with an amalgamation of various modern idioms from glory and praise, folk and worship and praise.
This is Fr. Longenecker' sway of reconciling the non existent OF/EF tribalism after which I will give the way to the actual factionalism in the OF tribes:
Kneeling for Holy Communion