Daily Archives: 17 February 2018

Commandments are NOT mere “ideals” from which some are excused because, “They’re tooo haaard!” Wherein Fr. Z rants.

With all the chatter these days about virtuous behavior being an “ideal” and jawing about “paradigm shifts” and so forth, I present anew something I posted exactly one year ago today.
___ Originally published 17 Feb 2017
Look. I’m the first one … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL – Cops, ashes, and podcasts

This is just too cool.
I have a friend at the 19th Precinct in Manhattan, which covers quite a large stretch of the East Side. On Ash Wednesday one of the Dominicans from St. Vincent Ferrer went to the precinct station … Continue reading

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VIDEO Fr. Murray and Prof. Royal on some tough issues

The other day my friend Fr. Gerald Murray and Prof. Robert Royal were on The World Over offering some analysis of present issues.
I think you will find it useful. They get into it near the 5:00 mark.

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LENTCAzT 2018 04 – Ash Saturday: Getting ready for… it.

Today is Saturday after Ash Wednesday.  Lent is barely underway.  The Roman Station is S Agostino ad Tryphonem.
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute daily podcasts to encourage you … Continue reading

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