Daily Archives: 21 March 2018

How bad was the Three Days of Darkness this year?

How bad was the Three Days of Darkness (3DD) this year?
It seems that the LA Religious Ed Conference hits new nadirs every year, and there is no end in sight.
Couple the heterodoxy, the teachings offensives to pious ears, the sentimentalist … Continue reading

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UPDATE – JUST TOO COOL! Battle Flag of LEPANTO reproduction available!

UPDATE 21 March:
The flag arrived!
Here is the solemn unboxing.

Some literature about the organization is included.

As you can see it is large and vibrant!

A close up, so you can see the fabrics.  It is synthetic, of course, and printed, … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s Wile E. Coyote v. @DouthatNYT and his new book for Pope Francis’ 5th anniversary

shocking, absolutely shocking
unhinged
lunatic fringe
unhelpful admixture of bias and ignorance
binary simplicity of his theological analysis
a 7-year-old’s paint-by-numbers drawing with the collection of the Louvre (followed by, incredibly, “I do not exaggerate”.)
Coarse and hoary!
myopic
unsourced
tendentious
grotesque
unbalanced
disgrace

This is a sample of terms used by Michael … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Form “raises the bar”

At the National Catholic Register there is an interview with the head of Juventutem, Bertalan Kiss, about young people, the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite and how progressive they and it are.   He spoke with Ed Pentin in Rome during … Continue reading

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Lettergate produces a casualty: Msgr. Viganò. Well… not quite.

Lettergate has produced a casualty… another casualty, the first being the Truth.
Or did it?
The Prefect of the Secretariate for Communications, Msgr. Dario Viganò  – who so botched the the handling of the pro-Francis booklet roll out by unscrupulously slicing and dicing … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 36 – Wednesday – 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: It’s madness!

Today is Wednesday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide.  The Roman Station S. Marcello al Corso.
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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