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).
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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 reversible travel … 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 our … 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 prepare … 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.
FESTUM OVORUM
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