Daily Archives: 20 May 2017

GOOD BOOKS: For LutherFest 500 and for the TLM

I get quite a few books for review. I can’t handle all of them, but this one, for sure, I will recommend even before I read it… and I will read it. This is timely.
Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 6th Sunday of Easter: We are simultaneously risen, rising, and about to rise

Here is this week’s Collect, for the 6th Sunday of Easter in the Ordinary Form:
Fac nos, omnipotens Deus, hos laetitiae dies, quos in honorem Domini resurgentis exsequimur, affectu sedulo celebrare, ut quod recordatione percurrimus semper in opere teneamus.
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Wherein Fr. Z relates a brutal tale of sudden realization and horror

in S. California, in the exotic periphery of Bakersfield, a priest friend zoomed up to the door of where I was staying and gruffly said, “Get in the car!”.
“Ralph!”, quoth I, “Is something wrong?”
“Just get in the car!”, he grumped.
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Latinists! A great opportunity in June

I’ve been in touch with the folks who are organizing Sermo Fidelium (Talk/Language of the Faithful).
This will be a few days in a truly beautiful setting for Latinists and students of Latin to spend time together latine loquentes. The dates … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Am I obliged to do the strange penance Father gave during confession?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
When I went to confession the priest asked me to watch a certain movie for my penance. I have done a search for it but what I found (trailers) seems contrary to the faith, very progressive/liberal ideas. Am … Continue reading

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