|Nadine Brown during her time with the Intercessors of the Lamb |
before the suppression by the Archbishop of Omaha
Archbishop George Lucas is further vindicated with each piece of news we get out of Bellwether, Omaha on the suppressed Intercessors of the Lamb, and Nadine Brown.
Back in October of 2010, Archbishop Lucas suppressed the Intercessors of the Lamb. The vast majority of members supported the archbishop's actions and elected to go into his care temporarily. Nadine Brown, along with a small number of former members, and most of the secular corporate board of directors (Intercessors of the Lamb, Inc), chose a different path. About 10 days after the suppression, Nadine Brown issued a statement from the Intercessors old website indicating a new direction which would include "All Christians". The Archbishop had asked Catholics to cease visiting their website and reading their materials because he could not guarantee they were theologically sound. He pointed out that any money sent to them would be going to an organization that is not Catholic. There has not really been any news since then, until now...
Kevin Symonds at Desiderium alerted me to an article at Omaha.com by Christopher Burbach entitled, "New Life for Intercessors of Lamb". It seems that the "new life" Nadine Brown and company are heading off into is non-denominational. Read that, it is not Catholic and will likely include non-Catholic views and teachings, not to mention an absence of Sacraments.
After getting inquiries about a July 2011 conference they are holding, the Archdiocese of Omaha had to issue an advisory. My emphasis in bold; comments bracketed in red:
Statement regarding the Intercessors of the Lamb, Inc. July 2011 conference at Qwest Center Omaha:
Many have inquired about the recent mailing promoting the Intercessors of Lamb, Inc.- sponsored conference at the Qwest Center Omaha in July. Catholics should be advised that Intercessors of the Lamb, Inc. lost its status as a Catholic organization when the association was suppressed by Archbishop George J. Lucas for grave cause (canons 320 §§2-3) on October 15, 2010.
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