Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The absurdity of Womyn priests!
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Reuters) - In an emotional ceremony filled with tears and applause, a 70-year-old Kentucky woman was ordained a priest on Saturday as part of a dissident group operating outside of official Roman Catholic Church authority. [Boohoo!!! Hoooha!!! Sniff sniff]
Rosemarie Smead is one of about 150 women around the world who have decided not to wait for the Roman Catholic Church to lift its ban on women priests, but to be ordained and start their own congregations. [Well, waiting was not even offered. You can wait till General Judgment Day and you still would not have it, sister. The Virgin Mary cannot have it too.]
In an interview before the ceremony, Smead said she is not worried about being excommunicated from the Church - the fate of other women ordained outside of Vatican law. [Well, she already got it. It is an automatic excommunication laetae sententiae. No formal declaration needed. As well as for the other Catholics who willingly joined in the "one-act-play".]
"It has no sting for me," said Smead, a petite, gray-haired former Carmelite nun with a ready hug for strangers. [Ooooooo....politician running for public office?] "It is a Medieval bullying stick the bishops used to keep control over people and to keep the voices of women silent. [Ehhhh....St. Catherine of Siena and St. Teresa of Avila were not of the medieval bullying stick nor were they silent. I think you turned back the clock to Islamic Europe, sister.] I am way beyond letting octogenarian men tell us how to live our lives." [The 70 year old tells 80 year old men to stop telling her how to live her life. Sweet.]
The ordination of women as priests, along with the issues of married priests and birth control, represents one of the big divides between U.S. Catholics [dissidents only! duh!] and the Vatican hierarchy. Seventy percent of U.S. Catholics believe that women should be allowed to be priests, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll earlier this year. [Back in 33 AD. more than 70% surveyed also said the carpenter who can rebuild the Temple after it was turn down and who famously said "Before Abraham was I am" must die by crucifixion because of his "blasphemies". Yup, surveys are another way of calling "voice of the mob".]
The former pope, Benedict XVI, reaffirmed the Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. Male priests have been stripped of their holy orders for participating in ordination ceremonies for women. [Now that is being pope!]
In a statement last week, Louisville Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz called the planned ceremony by the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests a "simulated ordination" in opposition to Catholic teaching. [Wish Ko Lang episode? Ha!]
"The simulation of a sacrament carries very serious penal sanctions in Church law, and Catholics should not support or participate in Saturday's event," Kurtz said. [Boom!]
The Catholic Church teaches that it has no authority to allow women to be priests because Jesus Christ chose only men as his apostles. [Well, they can't argue against it eh?] Proponents of a female priesthood said Jesus was acting only according to the customs of his time. [Argh! Sumagot pa! Ehhhh....Jesus did not conform to the custom of not working on a Sabbath....He did not conform to the custom of not eating and socializing with non-Jews or publicans or sinners....What version of the Bible did these looneys are reading? Dan Browns? Ha!]
They also note that he chose women, like Mary Magdalene, as disciples, [can you find Biblical proof the women served like bishops like the Apostles? Nah... Unless you are using Dan Brown's Bible! Ha!] and that the early Church had women priests, deacons and bishops. [Soooooo early it went back to the time of Genesis! There is no proof whatsoever!]
The ceremony, held at St. Andrew United Church of Christ [Sooooooooooo Catholic.] in Louisville, was attended by about 200 men and women. [isn't that a bit sexist? Separating men from women? Why not just say "200 people" eh?] Many identified themselves to a Reuters reporter as Catholics, but some declined to give their names or their churches. [Martians anyone?]
'NEW ERA OF INCLUSIVITY'
The modern woman priest movement started in Austria in 2002, when seven women were ordained by the Danube River by an independent Catholic bishop. Other women were later ordained as bishops, who went on to ordain more women priests and deacons. [Keep on dreaming sisters!]
"As a woman priest, Rosemarie is leading, not leaving the Catholic Church, into a new era of inclusivity," said Bishop Bridget Mary Meehan during her sermon Saturday. [She already left the building, honey....along with Elvis. Ha!] "As the Irish writer James Joyce reminded us, the word 'Catholic' means 'Here comes everybody!'" [Including the nut jobs and Satan?]
Smead had to leave the rigorous Carmelite life due to health reasons, and earned a bachelor's degree in theology and a doctorate in counseling psychology. [Maybe rigorous for her angry radical feminist mentality that the silent life of the cloister cannot contain her raging testosterones! Nahhh... Just a thought. Or maybe she did some self-help with her counselling....Nah.... Too boring. She needs to be a priestess! Wooot!!!] She taught at Indiana University for 26 years, and works as a couples and family therapist. [therapy? with her? I think I'd rather have a dog.]
During the ordination ceremony, Smead wept openly as nearly everyone [EVEYRONE can ordain!!!] in the audience [see? it's not a congregation! It's a TV show!!!] came up and laid their hands on her head in blessing. Some whispered, "Thanks for doing this for us." [If I were there, I'd tell her "Wow! Great for Hollywood sister!]
During the communion service, Smead and other woman priests lifted the plates and cups containing the sacramental bread and wine to bless them. [Uhhhh....I don't have a GULP thing for this. I've been gulping since the start of this article.]
A woman in the audience murmured, "Girl, lift those plates. I've been waiting a long time for this." [YEAH!!! You go girl!! YEAH!!!] One of those attending the service was Stewart Pawley, 32, of Louisville, who said he was raised Catholic and now only attends on Christmas and Easter. But he said he would attend services with Smead when she starts to offer them in Louisville.
"People like me know it's something the Catholic Church will have to do," said Pawley. [Keep on dreaming dude.]
The problem with these whiners is they think it is just a matter of policy, that everything and everyone should be equal.
Wake up sister!
Smell the roses and try looking at the universe!
Not even identical twins are equal.
Male and female are not equal!
God Himself chose to be called "Father". The second person of the Blessed Trinity took on the form of a male.
Christ chose only males as his apostles. He did not choose women.
Deal with it.
Stop being such a cry baby and deal with it.
There are other ways that you can serve the Church other being a priest.
Some of the greatest saints in the world were either mothers or nuns!
It does not make you less of a person if you did not become a priest.
Now read this, pleeeeaaasssseee!!!
Uhhh.....not a woman priest....just a fake priest.....
Woman priest???? Hmmm.....Puwe.........................................