Daily Archives: 7 July 2012

Deliverance… differently. Wherein Fr. Z might reminisce.

If I am not mistaken, today is the 40th anniversary of the movie Deliverance.
Plinga pling pling pling.


On the same day, at Wimbledon Billie Jean King beat Evonne Goolagong.
In my own life, since that was the summer that Fisher met Spassky, I was … Continue reading

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NEW SONG! 5th Anniversary of Summorum Pontificum

The WDTPRS Parodohymnodist, inspired by the reposting of his offering 5th years ago, has come to our service again.
COMPOSER’S NOTE: To the Beatles’ “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” – unfortunately, to fit the tune, you have to put the emphasis on the … Continue reading

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07/07/07 – 5 Years since the release of the text of Summorum Pontificum

I posted this last year, but it is good enough to repeat!
On 7 July 2007 the text of Summorum Pontificum was released.
The Motu Proprio went into force on the subsequent 14 September, but the release of the text itself was … Continue reading

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The Curé of Blackfen riffs The Curé of Ars: “If only your soul was as beautiful as your iPad!”

As I write, people in England have the opportunity to venerate the heart of St. John Vianney. My friend Fr. Tim Finigan, the mighty P.P. of Blackfen, the Dean of Bexley, His Hermeneuticalness, offers a fine post on blog which, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 14th Ordinary Sunday – ” lying in the dust whence we came”

Our Collect for the 14th Ordinary Sunday offers the image of material creation as an enervated body, weakened by sin, lying in the dust whence it came.  In the Original Sin all creation was wounded.  This is evident daily. There … Continue reading

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Of Women Priests and Ecumenism and how we should respond. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I was sent something from the California Catholic Daily about a member of parish liturgy committee who participated in a fake and sacrilegious “ordination” by Roman Catholic Womenpriests.  My emphases:
A member of the liturgy committee at a San Francisco parish was … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: Panoramic View on MARS!

From poor little Spirit’s twin, Opportunity, comes this panoramic view. HERE.
It is stitched together from 817 images taken between 12 Dec 2011 and 8 May 2012 while Opportunity was stationed on an outcrop called “Greeley Haven” during the Martian winter.
According … Continue reading

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