Daily Archives: 4 December 2014

Wherein Fr. Z is happy

You might recall that, at the end of October, while I was in Rome I shopped for fabric and trim and ordered up a set of Pontifical vestments from the famous ecclesiastical shop Gammarelli. Here are a couple of shots … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Offering correction to priest who is being a jackass

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Far be it from me to tell anyone, let alone a priest, that they can be an ass to people, but our priest, whom I have good rapport with (still even it seems) really can be an … Continue reading

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Pope sacks Swiss Guard Commandant

From The Telegraph: Pope sacks the head of his Swiss Guard for being ‘too strict’ Daniel Anrig will no longer serve as commandant of Pontiff’s private army after Pope Francis is rumoured to prefer a ‘less military’ approach to security … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Gift idea: Seignadou Soaps from the Summit Dominicans – VIDEO!

I know that most of you are getting Mystic Monk Coffee for people as gifts, and thereby you help the Carmelite men build their new monastery in Wyoming, but there is a wonderful community of nuns to help too! You … Continue reading

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