Monthly Archives: March 2014

New Ecumenical English Missal? Committee members named?

I am sure that you have all seen this piece by now from this liturgy site HERE.  My emphases and comments: New Ecumenical English Missal A rumour has been growing about a possible review of the Roman Catholic missal translation, but … Continue reading

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Special needs child and mom commercial

I don’t watch a lot of TV and I loathe most commercials.  This commercial, however, I thought was pretty great. Also, I must note that my father has been a Mass Mutual financial adviser for decades and I have … Continue reading

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Foot Washing on Holy Thursday… and so it begins

Last year Pope Francis went to a jail on the edge of Rome and washed the feet of a couple of females Today in the WSJ (Wisconsin State Journal) there is a rather feeble attempt to stir a little more … Continue reading

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“So help me God” and the Obama Administrations war on God at the Air Force Academy

From Rev. Mr. Kandra’s page: Chaplains erect billboard supporting phrase “So help me God”—UPDATED This press release was posted by the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Freedom: The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Freedom has joined with other members of the Restore … Continue reading

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Of Rose, Forty Hours and Breakfast

As I prepare to leave my native place, I ramped up with a big breakfast. Hard to beat this. Bacon = Crispy Eggs = Easy Bread = Wheat The diner where I broke my fast has a counter, near the … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for Laetare Sunday? Let us know what it was! Yes… you can share more than one good point.

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Sister explains the situation. Spittle-flecked nutty, bullying, intimidation ensue.

With a biretta tip to TAM, I bring to your attention something that was in the Charlotte Observer. This is we are going to experience for a long-time, friends.  If we Catholics (read: faithful to the teachings of the Church … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Fr. Z KUDOS, Liberals, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, Sin That Cries To Heaven, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , | 69 Comments

REVIEW (sort of): “Noah” movie

I will not be seeing this movie. I’ve been talking about it with some people in the know, but this review from Breitbart clinched it. Too bad. I have enjoyed some movies with Russell Crowe (for example Cinderella Man, Master … Continue reading

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Priest pretends to concelebrate fake Mass with a woman, removed from ministry by CDF

Here is some cheery news. It is cheery in that the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith is doing its job diligently and that justice has been done and that the Faith has been defended. It is sad news, … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Liberals, Mail from priests, Priests and Priesthood | Tagged , , , , , , | 59 Comments

Something funny for Friday

This blog has been pretty serious of late. Here is a completely ridiculous video. I’m really just trying to stop being the only person who has not posted a cat video. So… I bet most of you have seen … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z gives a gift to his brother priests, confessors

Today I watched the video of the Pope who made his own confession before hearing the confessions of others. HERE That juxtaposition brought forcefully into my mind both the prayers I usually say before and after making my own confession, … Continue reading

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Dissent into Hell – Fr. Z rants

I was just on air with Drew Mariani (Relevant Radio) and we spoke for a while about death and confession. He mentioned one of my blog posts from 2011. Since he said that he is going to link here, I … Continue reading

Posted in GO TO CONFESSION, Hard-Identity Catholicism, Linking Back, Our Catholic Identity, The future and our choices, What Fr. Z is up to, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

VIDEO: Pope Francis goes to confession before hearing confessions!

This is great. The Devil got a serious kick in the teeth today. This evening in Rome the Holy Father held a big communal penance service (“Form 2”) in St. Peter’s Basilica, with many confessors to help people make a … Continue reading

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Confessions to be heard for 24 hours in….

Fr. Z kudos to the Archbp. of San Antonio. From the Express-News: Confessions to be heard for 24 hours at downtown church SAN ANTONIO — The sacrament of confession will be offered for 24 hours straight by a team of … Continue reading

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POLITICO: POTUS in the Pope’s penumbra

From Politico: Obama’s papal audience VATICAN CITY — President Barack Obama was once the biggest superstar on the international stage. On Thursday, he headed here to benefit from the popularity of his replacement: Pope Francis. The 50-minute meeting was a … Continue reading

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