Monthly Archives: February 2014

ASK FATHER: Resources about Traditional Mass for newbies

From a reader…
Quaeritur:
Can you provide or refer me to a resource that explains the beauty of the Traditional Mass for those who have never experienced it – in a simple and easy-to-understand way? A soft-of Traditional Mass for beginners?
I have … Continue reading

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Did the Last Supper enable the sex abuse scandal?

Ex-priest and Fishwrap beacon of light Eugene Cullen Kennedy, still alive, has a mundivagant piece at said Fishwrap (aka the National Schismatic Reporter) entitled “Did the Council of Trent enable the sex abuse scandal?”
No, really. He went there. He may … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Holy Week Schedule

In today’s L’Osservatore Romano I saw the Holy Father’s upcoming schedule for Holy Week.
Notice anything interesting?

What we won’t be seeing:

 

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Economics of SEX

This video caught my eye, since I posted on the sidebar that I was reading Jay Richard’s Money, Greed, and God: Why Capitalism Is the Solution and Not the Problem (which the people who helped Francis write Evangelii gaudium could … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Is there a way to put this on my wish list?

If only I could put THIS on my amazon wishlist!
This is an 1849 Colt .31 caliber revolver made for the Pontifical Swiss Guards!
Documentation indicates that some of these revolvers were sent “either to Vatican guards or possibly to supporters of … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and THANKS and MASS FOR BENEFACTORS

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JUST TOO COOL: Is there a way to put this on my wish list?
GUEST POST: The fruits of ‘ad orientem’ worship in a parish.
From the Religion of Peace: 9 Year Old … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: The fruits of ‘ad orientem’ worship in a parish.

My friend Fr. Richard Heilman, who seems to have mastered perpetual motion, has a great letter to a priest posted at his place.
You will recall that I posted photos of Fr. H dragging the table altar out of church and … Continue reading

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From the Religion of Peace: 9 Year Old Christian Girl, Raped For 19 Days

Via the European Freedom Initiative:
Muslims Capture 9 Year Old Christian Girl, And Brutally Rape Her For 19 Days
A nine year old Christian girl in Jordan was captured by Muslims who brutally raped her for 19 days.
She was from Iraq and … Continue reading

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Could Pope Francis be the one to reconcile the SSPX?

At CMR Pat Archbold offers that, if Pope Francis can reach out so cordially to Protestants gathered at a conference, even send a video, then why shouldn’t he reach out to the priests and bishops of the SSPX.
A darn good … Continue reading

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Had this been a photo of Benedict XVI…

… the mainstream media would probably have written:
POPE MAKES KID CRY, ENJOYS IT

Instead, it is Pope Francis, so people just go “Awwwww….”

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