Daily Archives: 20 July 2012

Prayers for those hurt and killed in Aurora, Colorado

I have been disconnected for most of the day.  No news, very little social media, a couple phone calls.  I posted a few things here, but without surfing around.  I’ve been busy with other things.
Then, in the afternoon, I took … Continue reading

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GUEST RANT: Many languages for Mass and fake “unity”

From a priest:
In my diocese we are often asked (read, expected, pressured) to participate in or to celebrate Masses in more than one language in the name of multi-culturalism. I am not talking Latin here. The result is that for … Continue reading

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Z-Swag: In The Wild!

From a reader:
Hi FrZ ~
I never had a bumper sticker before. Then I just had to have one of yours…and then 2…now look what you started!! :o)
The little hearts between my husband & I are for our 6 wee ones … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Communion by intinction but with un-consecrated hosts.

From a reader:
1. We have Sunday mass at our village chapel which does not have a Tabernacle, so the priest has to Consecrate all the host for communion. However, there are times we run out and he takes unconsecrated wafers … Continue reading

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17-21 Sept: FSSP Extraordinary Form Low Mass Training Seminar

I received this note from a priest of the FSSP:
Just a quick note regarding our Fall dates for  Low Mass Priest Training  at our seminary from 17-21 September.
Also, if there is interest, much of our Latin Mass Training Video, is available for online viewing here.
Let’s … Continue reading

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Proposal and Counter-Proposals for Pope Benedict and the SSPX

I was sent a link to an article in The Remnant on the SSPX situation.  The article contains the following statements:
Instead of harassing Bishop Fellay to sign a doctrinal preamble, the Vatican should require every superior, university president and ordinary … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Tired of outdated liberal liturgy, bad doctrine, no TLM. What do we do?

From a reader:
I’m a 28 year old, white, married, male with 3 children, a decent job, two degrees in Theology and an ever-growing chip on my shoulder. I know enough to know that there is always a “storm period” after … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to go to a Catholic college without losing your faith and your mind?

From a reader:
I will be attending a catholic university in the fall, and I have recently learned that it teaches heresy. While I am not shocked by this, I am concerned about myself and my faith. I am still a … Continue reading

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Too Cool: Moon eclipses Jupiter

At Astronomy Pic Of The Day there is a great shot of the Moon about to eclipse Jupiter and his moons.

Explanation: Skygazers around planet Earth enjoyed the close encounter of planets and Moon in July 15′s predawn skies. And while … Continue reading

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20 July 1969: “The Eagle has landed.”

I remember watching this as if it were yesterday.
Pres. Obama has destroyed our space program and sold our collective imagination.
November 2012.
From Bill Bennett’s American Patriot’s Daily Almanac:
“The Eagle has landed.”
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz … Continue reading

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