BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: My (Catholic) Hometown
"We grew up in the shadows of the steeple." - Bruce Springsteen In this RTV Short, one of the most popular rock stars in the world says some surprising things about the old Latin Mass, the nuns, …More
"We grew up in the shadows of the steeple." - Bruce Springsteen In this RTV Short, one of the most popular rock stars in the world says some surprising things about the old Latin Mass, the nuns, Catholic education, and how his early Catholic formation influenced his life. Please understand, this is not an homage to 'The Boss', one of the music industry's premier champions of liberal causes. This is about the impact of the Revolution of Vatican II, not just on Springsteen but on his entire generation, who watched as the Church in her human element auto-destructed before their eyes. Plus, for those who say the Catholic Church was "always this way"—always a nest of pedophile priests assisted by child-abusing nuns—well, here's one rocker who begs to differ--and he lived through it. He remembers the nuns, the Latin Mass, the old days and the old ways and, according to him, it was beautiful to grow up in his hometown. As the Catholic towns of Springsteen's childhood fade into the noxious mists of a ruthless secularism, let's pray for the lost sheep who grew up in the shadow of the steeples. We'll never know how it might've been different for them had the Mass stayed the same, priests not run off by tens of thousands to get married, and the nuns not taken off their habits and walked away from their little charges. Think of the horrific impact that must have had on children of that generation whose Catholic world blew up and who were left to face the demons of the Sexual Revolution more or less on their own! Well played, Vatican II May God have mercy on all the lost sheep, us included. Please help us grow Remnant TV! Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/remnantnews Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheRemnantNe... Subscribe to our physical newspaper: remnantnewspaper.com/web/inde... Visit The Remnant website every day: remnantnewspaper.com/web/inde... Make a tax-deductible donation to the Remnant Foundation today: remnantnewspaper.com/web/inde...