Let’s put aside liturgical abuses on the post-Vatican II Mass. Let’s simply focus on a well-celebrated Mass where all the lay liturgical ministers are properly trained, properly dressed and properly choreographed.
Let’s put aside a Mass with music or without or with some.
Let’s put aside the various idioms of musical styles and focus only on the quality of the music sung from a technical point of view.
Let’s focus on prayer, the Word of God the Sacramental presence of the One Sacrifice of Christ in a glorified way and the Real Presence of Christ in a glorified way.
Let’s focus on our lives once we leave Mass and what they are like even on social media.
A well celebrated post-Vatican II Mass if approached in faith, hope and love will enable by God’s grace the person to encounter the Risen Christ, His love and gift of eternal salvation in heaven. His grace will help our faith to be nourished and sustained and we will be encouraged to practice our faith through good works at home, play and work.
But, and this is a big but, if we tear the Mass apart, complain bitterly about this, that and the other and whine about not having the Mass of the Ages because of mean old bishops who don’t get it, then Satan has his day with us, no?