The Mass of the future in Los Angeles|
Jesuit Fr. Steve Kelly says a Mass for a small community somewhere in Los Angeles. He follows the winds of the future coming from his well-informed Society of Jesus.
Indeed, the Jesuits are in the avant-guarde with the more advanced projects of Progressivism. Important thinkers of this current have explained how the Catholic Church will be in the future.
One of them, at the time Fr. Joseph Ratzinger, set forth this goal:
"From today’s crisis, a Church will emerge tomorrow that will have lost a great deal. She will be small and, to a large extent, will have to start from the beginning. She will no longer be able to fill many of the buildings created in her period of great splendor. Because of the smaller number of her followers, she will lose many of her privileges in society. Contrary to what has happened until now, she will present herself much more
Catholic Church Conservation, October 27, 2006
as a community of volunteers ....
"As a small community, she will demand much more from the initiative of each of her members and she will certainly also acknowledge new forms of ministry and will raise up to the priesthood proven Christians who have other jobs. In many smaller communities, respectively in social groups with some affinity, the normal care of souls
will take place in this way."
(Fe e Futuro, Petropolis: Vozes, 1971, pp. 76-78).