Monthly Archives: June 2014

Adoration in Austin… in the Capitol in the Capital

A reader sent me this.
For Corpus Christi, in Austin, the state capital of Texas, there was a Eucharistic Procession from the Cathedral to the Capitol.  (You who have English as a second language, or who were born after about 1970 … Continue reading

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New Seminary in France, also for Extraordinary Form!

I am delighted at this news I just received via email:
I thought you might be interested in learning about the new seminary that will be established presently in the diocese of Fréjus-Toulon by Bishop Dominique Rey, entrusted to the Fraternity … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and the Pallia

Did you notice that Pope Francis, for Sts. Peter and Paul, went back to the ordinary modern pallium which all the metropolitan archbishops wear?

So, in the space of about 10 years we have seen the longish, archeologizing pallium first used … Continue reading

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Catholic church, sold, now to be a mosque

Some of you may have seen what recently transpired in my native place. A Catholic Church, where a friend of mine had been pastor, was closed and then sold to Muslims. It will soon be a mosque. HERE and HERE
This … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z looks for a cobbler, or tailor, or someone….

Are there any cobblers, leather workers out there?
Years ago I inherited a small “wallet” for a pocket stole. I almost always have a stole and oil stock about my person.  One use for my spare mag pocket on my 5.11′s, … Continue reading

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Some reader feedback – UPDATE

I get lots of mail, some of it supportive, some of it, less than supportive.
This one is from an unsatisfied and yet cowardly, anonymous reader using a fake email address.
Why do you insist on covering up for all Francis’ heretical … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point that you heard in your Sunday homily?
Let us know.
 

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Francis latest interview. Feminists won’t be pleased.

The Holy Father had an interview with the Italian daily Il Messaggero.  It isn’t all that revelatory and I suspect that not too many people will be excited about it.
There is little more statism in it. One thing to note, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Collect – Sts. Peter & Paul (2002MR)

The Collect for the Novus Ordo the the Mass of the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul is in part inspired by that of the parallel prayer in the 1962 Missale Romanum.  However, it seems also to be a new creation, though … Continue reading

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D. Madison, WI: Pontifical Mass at the Throne

For those of you in striking distance of Madison, WI….
On Sunday, the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Throne celebrated by His Excellency Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison.
Mass will … Continue reading

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