Daily Archives: 10 February 2018

Carmelite Nuns seeking Priest Chaplain

The last time I played yenta for a group of sisters looking for a chaplain, the results were pretty good!  HERE Today I received a note from Mother Mary Bethany OCD, of the Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Georgetown, California (D. Sacramento). They … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL! Wherein Fr. Z is AMAZED at … coincidences? I think not.

Okay… someone tell me what’s going on here!  (Trick question.  I think I know.) As you recall, I have a great portable altar from St. Joseph’s Apprentice, and Pelican case to ship it in.  HERE I also now have great … Continue reading

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Concerning lying by omission, the perils of words, and the advantages of silence

At First Things there is a piece by Ramona V. Tausz, who rightly admires the discretion of Queen Elizabeth II regarding the media and too much public exposure.  She writes: [T]here is something refreshing about Elizabeth herself. Nowadays, we expect … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time: “kissing the porch”

For this Ordinary Form calendar Sunday, we have reached the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time. In the Extraordinary Form this Sunday is the sober but helpful, purple-draped pre-Lent Quinquagesima Sunday.  The calendar is helping those who follow the TLM to … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Hunwicke explained and explains today’s “Festum Ovorum”

A few years back the inimitable Fr Hunwicke offered us a brilliant post which about the Saturday before Ash Wednesday, nicknamed the “Festa ovorum”. THERE He is back for an updated crack it this year.  HERE Here’s his offering from 2015. … Continue reading

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