Daily Archives: 23 September 2010


I think the first time I ever heard of “Catholic Taliban”, it was years ago in an editorial by Al Matt, editor of The Wanderer.  He was referring to a brand of traditionalist who is, as I sometimes identify them, … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , | 28 Comments

A different sort of “Saturno”

Wow.  Look at the colors.

Posted in Just Too Cool | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Some random thoughts: a few great moments in the Star Trek movie

Tonight I unwound a bit with something totally unlike everything else I did today: I watched some of the latest Star Trek movie.
It was a real re-imagining of the whole thing.  Some people hated it.  I thought it was a … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool, Random Thoughts | Tagged | 22 Comments

A Jesuit theologian opines about the 60’s and Pope Benedict

An alert reader caught this and passed it along.  I am, as you can guess, unlikely to read The Huffington Post, on my own.
The last response amused me.
My emphases and comments.
How The ’60s Transformed The Catholic Church Forever: An Interview … Continue reading

Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, The Drill | Tagged , , , , , | 35 Comments

Browser issues with new blog template

I am getting reports that IE does not display at all or does not display correctly.
Firefox works.
Opera seems to work.
Safari on Windows seems not to load.

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 57 Comments

Mass, priesthood and sacrifice must never be separated

A while ago I sent in my weekly column for The Wanderer.  This week I wrote about the Hanc igitur in the Roman Canon.
Here is an excerpt:
Return for a moment to that phrase “servitutis nostrae”.  Servitus was sometimes in ancient … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, WDTPRS, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | 7 Comments

Are any registered users having a problem posting comments?

I received a note from a reader saying:
When I try to leave a comment in reply to someone else's comment, the box appears, but I'm not able to put my cursor in the box to type.  In the text box … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 32 Comments