Daily Archives: 23 October 2016

ASK FATHER: An old priest gets confused, hard to understand

From a reader…
Our parish has a mass that is served by an increasingly elderly and frail priest. His physical limitations are what they are. The concern that he needs prompting through the entire mass, not just the daily changes, but including prayers and … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Priests and Priesthood | Tagged | 40 Comments

Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation?
Let us know.
I, for one, did not preach!
However, I did meditate during Mass on how silly differences tend to keep conservatives and traditional … Continue reading

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Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 17 Comments

The war is here.

I would like to be able to write like Anthony Esolen every day.  His latest, at the increasingly useful Crisis, is not to be missed.
Most of us who are paying attention to the signs of the times, know that something is … Continue reading

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Posted in Be The Maquis, Our Catholic Identity, Semper Paratus, Si vis pacem para bellum!, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, The Olympian Middle | Tagged , | 29 Comments

Archbp. Chaput: a smaller Church of fewer believers rather than compromise orthodoxy

Every once in a while people opine about whether or not it would be good (and not just inevitable) to have a smaller, leaner, more faithful Church rather than one filled (mainly?) by mere cultural Catholics or CINOs. Benedict XVI … Continue reading

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Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 54 Comments