Daily Archives: 20 December 2013

Proper “clericalism” defined and defended

It is time to fight back.
Over at The Liturgy Guy there is a good post about clericalism.
First, let me say that there is a good clericalism and a bad.
The worst clericalism that we see is of pandemic proportions among the … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Be The Maquis, Hard-Identity Catholicism, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Mail from priests, Our Catholic Identity, Priests and Priesthood, Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians, The Drill, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , | 47 Comments

Hell’s Bible and a Secular Apotheosis: another lesson in our “culture war”

At Hell’s Bible today (aka NYT) we have a good example of how twisted things are now.
There is a front page article about the death of a pornographer, Al Goldstein, with a photo, and a shot of his pornographic publication. … Continue reading

Posted in Liberals, Pò sì jiù, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

QUAERITUR: Father had an iPad in the confessional!

From a reader:
My daughter came home from confession last night and said Fr. M was using his Ipad during her confession. She was behind the wall/grate but you can easily see through it. She also heard him whispering while he … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , , , | 32 Comments

Comments on the Duck Dynasty controversy

Regarding the Duck Dynasty controversy.
First, I have never seen the show.  Not even a few minutes of a show.
Second, A&E is a private network.  They can fire whom it pleases them to fire.  If Fox can let go people who … Continue reading

Posted in Pò sì jiù, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , | 52 Comments

ADVENTCAzT 20: 3rd Friday of Advent – “in front of him stands The Tempter…”

This year I once again offer a short daily podcast to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord.
These are especially offered as a token of gratitude for my benefactors … Continue reading

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