Daily Archives: 26 January 2010

28-31 Jan – Kansas City, MO

I will be in Kansas City, MO for a few events, including a fundraiser for seminarians.

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Posted in On the road, What Fr. Z is up to | 2 Comments

Chief Justice Roberts: stare decisis is not an ‘inexorable command’ – overturning Roe v Wade

I have so much to read that I quail at the idea of more.  Still, after a reader alerted me to this, I am thinking that perhaps I did not make a mistake by putting Newsmax on my wishlist.  
My … Continue reading

Posted in Emanations from Penumbras | Tagged , , , , , | 36 Comments

A Continuity Revolution

From a reader:
A German friend informed me that he just returned from Rome, and on Sat morning there were at least 8 TLM’s at the side altars in San Pietro.
 
I don’t doubt it.
And I bet the priests were young.
We are … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM | Tagged | 19 Comments

Econ on da groun… econ on da groun

I picked this up from the always interesting Action … you know… da Acton Action Institute blog.
Put yo coffee downdown on da grounbefore watchin’ dis thangput yo mug on da groun’you be looking like a foolwit yo coffee on da … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

“There is no place in the Church for a Pope Emeritus.”

ASCA has a story (in Italian) stating that the postulator of the cause of Pope John Paul II, Msgr. Slawomir Oder, says that in 1989, confirmed in 1994, the Pope had already signed a resignation letter in case he became … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged | 11 Comments

“the hair-raising moment of the whole experience”

My musings continue about what is probably a myth that Latin worship is somehow too foreign or tooo haaard for parishes.
This came from a reader:
The following is from the blog of my son’s principal, Fr. Guillermo "Willie" García-Tuñón, SJ: The Mass … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 31 Comments

Prayer request for a priest

I am getting e-mail from a priest acquaintance, Fr. B, who is suffering from some pretty dreadful maladies.  He is in a clinic right now.
Would you in your charity stop and, right now, say a prayer for him?
UPDATE 2251 GMT:
I … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 21 Comments

Following TEAM RUBICON in Haiti

Team Rubicon is a self-financed and self-deployed group of former Marines, soldiers firefighters, Jesuits, health care professionals currently providing emergency relief in Haiti.  They provide their own security and deal with whatever they find.
UPDATE 26 Jan:
The Original 8
Years ago … Continue reading

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