Daily Archives: 10 July 2018

ASK FATHER: Traditional Latin Mass in a Protestant church?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Dear Fr. Z,
In my locality, there is great hostility towards the traditional Latin Mass — so much so that the pastor would not allow a Mass to be celebrated inside the Catholic parish church. Unfortunately, the bishop is … Continue reading

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Madame Defarge (@MichaelSWinters) is upset that people don’t find the Terror – applied to real people today – very funny.

At Fishwrap, the Madame Defarge of the catholic Left, and their official Tricoteuse, has temporarily left his knitting spot near the guillotine and returned to the Fainting Couch to swoon in the wake of negative reactions to his thought-revealing imagery.
I wrote … Continue reading

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A little bright spot for your day, a discrete packet of energy for your mind.

I listen to Great Courses on Audible. It helps to keep my brain working. Right now I am nearing the end of Einstein’s Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists. (US HERE – UK HERE) In that context, … Continue reading

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Fr. Perrone: The greatest weapon within the grasp of every Catholic is the keeping of a well-ordered soul

How many times have I written here that, if you are upset with what you see going on in the Church, then “GO TO CONFESSION!”?
I just read a sermon from this last Sunday by Fr. Eduard Perrone of the marvelous … Continue reading

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“We have to learn how to be Roman priests again.” Wherein Fr. Z rants.

My morning coffee with homemade scone and my side-wise viewing of the Stage 4 of the Tour was enriched by the reading of Fr. Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment. He, also in stages, has been commenting on aspects of the Roman Canon … Continue reading

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