Monthly Archives: March 2018

Holy Saturday 2018 – Paschal Blue Moon on Vigil of Easter and more Moon stuff

Bumped up to the top for today… photos below
A “Blue Moon” is a second full moon during a calendar month.  They are infrequent.
This year – 2018 – there are two occurrences.
The first was on 31 January, and it was a … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 162 – HELLCAzT: A Bonus LENTCAzT for Holy Saturday 2018

Each day during Lent of 2018 and the Triduum I provided a 5 minute podcast to urge you on.  Today, I provide a supplement to those LENTCAzTs.
Because of the controversies roused up by alleged comments of the Holy Father made … Continue reading

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Radio host @VickiMcKenna tackles present issues roiling the Church

More on the Jesuit-engineered debacle at Holy Cross College.  I posted about their prof who is trying to “queer” Jesus and about their cowardly, ankle-grabbing cringe to the world when they dropped their team’s name and mascot.  HERE
I direct the … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 46 2018 – Holy Saturday: Jesus and Hell

Today is Holy Saturday.  The Roman Station is … ooops!  Tricked you.  There isn’t any until the Vigil, which traditionally ought to start at Midnight. 
GO TO CHURCH!
Participate in the sacred rites.  We are our rites.  Let God give you what … Continue reading

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STATIONS OF THE CROSS – Audio from Fr. Z

Here also are my audio projects of the Way of the Cross.
On 1st Fridays, do please pray the Act of Reparation.
What we need right now is PRAYER, especially now.
And remember to GO TO CONFESSION!
For priests, especially, try The Way Of The Cross For Priests … Continue reading

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POLLS: 2018 Holy Thursday Foot Washing – What happened where you are?

A couple years ago what was clearly a severe abuse was given official recognition so that women’s feet could be washed during the entirely optional “Mandatum” in the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Holy Thursday.
NB: Before 2016, those who did this, … Continue reading

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Your Holy Thursday Sermon Notes

Were there any good points made during the sermon you heard if you attended the Holy Thursday Mass?
Let us know.
For my part, I spoke briefly, as I am under the weather, about the significance of the Lord going to the … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 45 2018 – Good Friday: “Every soul is Calvary and every sin a rood.”

Today is Good Friday.  The Roman Station is Santa Croce. 
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 in your own use of this holy season.


You’ll … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ alleged remarks about Hell. Fr. Z says, “Let not your heart be troubled.”

Today is Holy Thursday, which I had hoped might be a little quiet, giving me some time in silence.  It was not to be.
His Holiness Pope Francis inexplicably met once again with Eugenio Scalfari, the 90+ year old atheist Communist … Continue reading

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Prayer Request

Friends, it’s Holy Thursday and I’ve come down with a nasty cold.
Prayers, please.  This isn’t good timing for problems with speaking, singing and … breathing.

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LENTCAzT 44 2018 – Holy Thursday: “never let me be separated from you”

Today Holy Thursday.  The Triduum begins.  The Roman Station is Saint John Lateran. 
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 in your own use of … Continue reading

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Jesuits, the College of the Holy Cross, cowardice and blasphemy

UPDATE 29 March:
A friend at Holy Cross wrote:
Thanks for posting on the Holy Cross blasphemy. A clarification: Elinor Reilly, the courageous student who exposed Liew’s publications in a “Fenwick Review” article (the paper was founded by Fr. Paul Scalia) is … Continue reading

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Peter Hünermann’s errors about marriage and their influence today

One of the figures who emerged from the shadows through the Lettergate scandal, is German liberal (wrong) theologian Peter Hünermann.   Benedict XVI had a strong negative reaction to finding him among the writers of the series that was intended to bolster … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 43 – Spy Wednesday of Holy Week: different types of remorse

Today is “Spy” Wednesday of Holy Week.  The Roman Station is Santa Maria Maggiore. 
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 in your own use … Continue reading

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Help wanted. Traditional Gregorian Mass and also Traditional Church Musician

First, I am looking for a priest who could – soon – take a Gregorian Mass set using exclusively the Usus Antiquior.   Please drop me a line.   This is concrete.
Second, I wonder if there are any young musicians out there who … Continue reading

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