Daily Archives: 14 December 2016

ASK FATHER: The 100th anniversary of Fatima

From a priest…
QUAERITUR:
The 100th anniversary of Fatima: I don’t really know anything about the apparition or the message.  I am careful with what I read.  Especially on this topic things can derail into the realm of the kooky fairly quickly.  … Continue reading

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Nativity statues stolen from Little Sisters of the Poor elder care facility

Here is something truly vile.

Pray to their Guardian Angels.

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Michael D. O’Brien’s new book: The Fool of New York City

Speaking of Michael D. O’Brien, I just finished reading his newest offering…
The Fool of New York City
US HERE – UK HERE
This could be a good Christmas gift.

No, you tender lib snowflakes out there.  It’s not about Donald Trump.
It is quite … Continue reading

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It is as if the Church simply caved in before the world and its Prince.

Around the time of the Second Vatican Council some of our sound practices were simply dropped, as if they were no longer needed.  For example, the Leonine Prayers after Low Mass which included the Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel.
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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, "But Father! But Father!", Be The Maquis, Hard-Identity Catholicism, Our Catholic Identity, Si vis pacem para bellum!, The Coming Storm, The Drill, Vatican II | Tagged , , , , | 30 Comments

Our Rich Traditions of Ember Wednesday of Advent

Do you remember the little mnemonic poems?  “Lenty, Penty, Crucy, Lucy”, or else
“Fasting days and Emberings be
Lent, Whitsun, Holyrood, and Lucie.”
The Wednesday, Friday and Saturday after St. Lucy are the Advent Ember Days.
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