Daily Archives: 28 October 2017

A priest’s prayers for before and after making his own confession

From an old prayerbook for priests which I’ve had since before my ordination.  They are dense with old wisdom.
Here are two prayers, in Latin and English, for priests, for before and after they make confession their own confession.
I’ve added accent … Continue reading

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Sunday of Christ the King – Act of Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

In the Church’s traditional calendar, this final Sunday in October is celebrated as the Feast of Christ the King.  This feast was implemented by Pope Piux XI  in 1925 with Quas primas, in the face of secularism, the spread of materialistic … Continue reading

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Thank you to the readership

Everyone, please accept my thanks for your feedback sent by email and by snail mail and for your prayers.
Thanks, today especially, for your many birthday greetings.  They are an encouragement.
Also, some items came from my Amazon Wish Lists, both concrete … Continue reading

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Wile E. to Fr. Z.

At Fishwrap today (aka National Schismatic Reporter – a prayer for it HERE), the Wile E. Coyote of the catholic Left, has a round up of stories which interested him. He usually adds some commentary.  He picked up on my new … Continue reading

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Benedict and Sarah hater Andrea Grillo says: “Transubstantiation is not a dogma”

The New catholic Red Guards do not rest.  They are marching and sloganeering up and down Twitter, pumping the air with their Little Red Books.  The cadres are giving their morning orders to the useful idiot lib masses about whom to … Continue reading

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Of “Trick or Treat” and portents

The other day I wrote (HERE) of a sense of looming portents.  As haruspex I gazed into the liver of beast, and wondered aloud whether some change might be coming to the Temple of Jerusalem (overly dramatic and apocalyptic) or, … Continue reading

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