Advice from Saints, Puritanism, and Occasions of Sin

In traditionalist circles, puritanism is a polarizing topic.

On one hand, many traditionalists deride what they call “puritanism”, lump it with the general rebuking of Protestantism, and point out that “where there are strict traditional priests, there is still joy and dancing” and that “In Catholicism, the Pint, the Pipe and the Cross can all fit together” (they can all fit together in Chesterton as well).

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at