Daily Archives: 20 June 2016

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I had a good week last week at Acton University, catching up with friends, hearing great presentations, being challenged to stretch and give my own talk, reading Mass in the traditional form, hearing some outstanding confessions, hanging out with really … Continue reading

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#ActonU 2016 Wrap-up and a Scholarship Opportunity

This year’s Acton University ended with bang.  Peter Kreeft gave a talk on the last day in which he made some great comments about music, including music used in church.
Dr. Kreeft, a long-time prof at Boston College, began by speaking … Continue reading

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Men! We need you watching on the wall.

The Collect for the 16th Ordinary Sunday (Novus Ordo) has strikingly military imagery.
Propitiare, Domine, famulis tuis, et clementer gratiae tuae super eos dona multiplica, ut, spe, fide et caritate ferventes, semper in mandatis tuis vigili custodia perseverent.
Famulus and feminine famula … Continue reading

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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, Be The Maquis, Hard-Identity Catholicism, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Semper Paratus, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Mickens and “the closet”. Fr. Z responds.

Robert Mickens, once a writer for The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill aka RU-486) until he openly wrote that he wished that Benedict XVI should die, now writes for – who else – the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter).
Mickens posted a panegyric … Continue reading

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