Louis Bouyer—the priest chosen to compose “Eucharistic Prayer II”—condemned the liturgical reforms when he saw the results.
Monsignor Francis P Schmitt
CMAA was formed the same year “Inter Oecumenici” was issued by the Vatican.
An in depth article about Monsignor Francis P. Schmitt by Andy Baumert.
“We know of Vatican accompaniments, not so expert as these, that have been junked because they were Vatican. Apparently no one has junked these and no one is likely to.” — Msgr. Schmitt
Photograph of “Father Schmitt” of Boys Town taken during the 1950s.
“My father had no job and a daily passion for beer. The situation was hopeless for both him and his seven children. When I was 11 years old, Catholic Charities intervened. They split us up, and sent five of us kids to foster homes, and my older brother Mike and I to Boys Town.”
Did Msgr. Schmitt malign Msgr. Vyverman of Malines? And did Fr. Schmitt truly forget Gogniat’s name?
“There is only one way—to be a man of prayer and a man of faith: to be a man in love with and imbued with Christ’s life.”