Daily Archives: 22 March 2009

What rose… isn’t

"I said rose… ROSE…."

Still… it is good to see Laetare observed in a special way.
And I guess there are roses that color, after all.

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Get z updates quickly

Don’t forget to follow Fr. Z on
TWITTER: @fatherz
PLURK: fatherz
I do that facebook thing too, but it leaves me scratching my head.
Also… I don’t answer my skype calls for wdtprs but I listen to voicemail and sometimes use the really interesting … Continue reading

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SOMETHING BIG with a positive twist

About 100 people have sent me a note about the Bishop of Killala in Ireland being told by the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei that,  nooooo…. he really can’t prevent the implementation of Summorum Pontificum.
I posted on this a couple days … Continue reading

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“… perfecisti laudem…”

After I posted my request for good news, a reader sent this e-mail:
Reverend Father,
As regards both your request for good news and the recent discussion about ways of receiving Communion:
I teach Confirmation class at my parish, mostly using the Baltimore … Continue reading

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My Roman rose (rosacea) vestments

My rose vestments.  It is a classic Roman set.
Ironically, they were given to me by an ultra-dissenter, once actually disciplined by the CDF.
He was getting rid of old stuff.

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Blackfen’s Rose Vestments

Mulier Fortis has sent some images of the inaugural appearance of the solemn rosacea set at the mighty parish of Blackfen, that locus of terror for the progressivist Tabletites.  His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Timothy Fingan is celebrant.
A good view of the … Continue reading

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Cardinal Conclave Conundrum

The Dean of College of Cardinals, Card. Sodano, is 81.  He cannot enter or vote in a conclave.
The Sub-Dean is Card. Etchegaray, 86.  He cannot enter or vote in a conclave.
If, quod Deus avertat, a conclave were necessary now, how … Continue reading

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Harvard prof defends Benedict XVI on condoms and AIDS

Since the Holy See isn’t making this known, CNA had this:
Harvard Researcher agrees with Pope on condoms in Africa  [Not a CUA prof, a HARVARD prof.]
Cambridge, Mass., Mar 21, 2009 / 10:11 am (CNA).- Pope Benedict’s recent brief remark … Continue reading

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A Laetare image

From Holy Ghost Church in Bytom, Poland
I like the little roses on the altar.

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