1) Was the 2016 investiture Mass of Chorbishop Spinoza which Fr. Gardner participated in a Novus Ordo, or a Maronite rite Mass?
2) I don't know how Facebook works, so just wondering: Is it possible that Spinoza's "liking" the gay bar, and his "friending" the sodomite pop up on their own (i.e., like ads popping up on websites we visit, or would he actively/deliberately have had to personally "like" and "friend" them)?
1) Fr. Gardner participed in a "Maronite Novus Ordo Mass
“On December 4, 1963, the Vatican Ecumenical Council issued a decree entitled " The Liturgy." In accordance with the terms of the decree and the wishes of the Maronite Clergy, 1) The Vatican Ecumenical Council. 2) The Maronite Bishops. 3) Other Members of the Maronite belief, clergy and laity alike. 4) The Maronite Patriarch in Lebanon who was empowered (by the terms of the regulations issued November 21, 1965, pertaining specifically to the Eastern Church and being part of the Ecumenical Decrees of Vatican II) to reform the liturgy of the Maronite Church, His Eminence Cardinal Patriarch Peter Paul Meouchi in a patriarchal decree, dated April 13, 1973, ordered the priests of the Maronite Church to amend the Mass and to use the new Ordo Missae, as new form of prayer and devotion for a trial of one year from the date of the decree. […] In 1992, His Eminence Cardinal and Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, has ordered the new edition of the Maronite Mass, ad experimentum for five years. The most important elements written into the Maronite Mass by the Patriarch at the time of the decree made April 13, 1973 and in July 1992 are as follows:
In his observance of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, a priest should always face the Congregation at those times when he directly addresses the Community or when he gives a blessing or benediction, and he should turn to the altar when he addresses or pray to the Lord.
The text of the Mass should be in the vernacular particularly at those times when the priest speaks to the congregation.” […] Souce: https://sjmaronite.org/index.php/en-us/the-mysteries/divine-liturgy.html
“With the notable exception of the Syro-Malankars, the Eastern Catholic Churches of the Syriac tradition (Maronites
, Chaldeans, Syriac Catholics, Syro-Malabars) have been undergoing a creeping "novusordoism" that has seen the widespread adoption of ad populum (easily verified on the Internet)” Source: https://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2015/09/infusing-spirit-of-novus-ordo-into.html
"easily verified on the Internet":