Monthly Archives: October 2013

SYRIA: VIDEO Muslim cleric smashes statue of Mary – “Allahu akbar”

More TLC from the Religion of Peace:
Syria: Muslim cleric gleefully smashes statue of Virgin Mary to shouts of “Allahu akbar”
The title of the video represents the cleric, Omar Gharba, as saying, “We won’t accept anything but Wahhabism in Syria,” but … Continue reading

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Posted in Religious Liberty, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, The Religion of Peace | Tagged , , , | 29 Comments

NORCIA 2014 Calendar (Hint: BEER!)

The wonderful Benedictine monks of the Monastero di San Benedetto at Norcia, Italy, gave me their new 2014 Calendar.  Order one HERE

In the calendar are great shots of their monkish lives, involving the two great pillars of prayer and work.

A … Continue reading

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What Wisconsin Democrats Are Really Like

Liberals think they hold the moral high ground.
Here’s their moral high ground: Death threats against the Wisconsin Governor, wife and children from Democrats.
Liberals would have us believe that only pro-lifers and tea-partyers engage in this kind of thuggery.
I want everyone … Continue reading

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This is tantamount to the imminent global threat of the loss of Twinkies we endured some months ago.
From The Blaze:
McDonalds has officially ended their longstanding relationship with Heinz ketchup.
In a … Continue reading

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A plug for some British news and analysis sources

I had a note from a friend in London who is the media coordinator for Westminster Cathedral.  Of late he has set up some new social media opportunities for the great church.
Take a look at those. Pretty interesting.
It is a … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news to share with the readers?

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Card. Pell on the SSPX and Pope Francis

Vatican Insider has an interview with Card. Pell, who is one of the Gang of 8.
In this interview the cardinal comments on the recent meeting of the Council of Cardinals with Francis, the reform of the Roman Curia, and Lefebvrist … Continue reading

Posted in Mail from priests, Pope Francis, SSPX, Vatican II | Tagged , , | 57 Comments

Weigel on “traditionalists”

I saw this at First Things:
Protesting Too Much
Matthew J. Franck
At National Review Online over the weekend, the familiar-to-First Things-readers George Weigel published a talk he gave recently in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in the course of which he argued: [For the … Continue reading

Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, Our Catholic Identity, SESSIUNCULA, The Drill | Tagged , | 54 Comments


When I was in Rome recently I ran into the editor of a newish online magazine called
I was told that the magazine, available only in digital form, has a strongly traditional view and is especially geared to women.
Here is an … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Mail from priests, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged | 7 Comments

REQUEST: Buy some Extraordinary Form learning materials for a “baby priest”

I was contacted by a priest:
Dear Fr. Z:  I am a baby priest (ordained 18 months ago) who would like to learn how to say the EF. I don’t have anybody to mentor me, so I need teach myself.  I … Continue reading

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