Monthly Archives: March 2019

Jesuit-run homosexualist Amerika’s latest pro-sodomy blasphemy

Jesuits.  What more is to be said? The Jesuits who run Amerika Magazine have a homosexualist agenda, that is, the promotion and normalization of sodomy. Look past the homosexualist fanaticism of Jesuit Fr. James Martin, and you find also the … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2019 21 – Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Lent: From the very threshold

These daily 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is the Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Lent. St. Ambrose talks to us … Continue reading

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ALERT! Registration queue

I just went through the queue of new registrations, which were languishing in limbo. Sorry about the wait.

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ASK FATHER: How early can the Easter Vigil begin?

As we are our observance of the Triduum at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff in the Extraordinary Form, I also received a question about the time to begin the Easter Vigil. The time for the Easter Vigil is explained in … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Francis’ Mass ad orientem at Loreto and… something else

Two videos of Francis at Loreto, where the Holy House is venerated. First, the whole Mass Francis celebrated… ad orientem.   Take careful note of the dreadful music, with which Italians are regularly afflicted.  Mass starts at about 14:00. No concelebration. … Continue reading

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25 March: Feast of The Good Thief, St. Dismas

Today is Lady Day, the Feast of the Annunciation, the instant of the Incarnation. However, 25 March is also the Feast of the Good Thief, St. Dismas! Fulton Sheen famously quipped of this theif saint that he “stole heaven”. Luke 23:39-43: … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2019 20 – Monday of the 3rd Week of Lent: The angel’s greeting to Mary

These daily 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is the Monday of the 3rd Week of Lent.   It is also the Feast … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Pasta e ceci … with a quiz

I had a strong desire for pasta e ceci… a commonly made thickish soup of chickpeas and small cut pasta. Romans make it with generous black pepper, rosemary and anchovy. I simply made it without consulting recipes because… well… I … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Bishop forces priest to use table altar instead of high altar for Extraordinary Form

From priest… QUAERITUR: Recently my bishop refused to let me celebrate a Solemn High Mass at the high altar of the Church, insisting altar that is used in the Ordinary Form should be used. So I celebrated the Solemn High … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2019 19 – 3rd Sunday of Lent: Mass is not a souvenir

These daily 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is the 3rd Sunday of Lent.   In ancient times, scrutanies of catechumens began.    … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2019 18 – Saturday in the 2nd Week: God chooses the weak

These daily 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is Saturday in the 2nd Week of Lent.    Scott Hahn talks about two Old Testament … Continue reading

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STOP THE PRESSES: Young people sing in the Illinois State Capitol

I have written about the breath-taking, throat-choking, eye-blurring composition of Philip Stopford, “Lully, Lulla, Lullay”. This is the “Conventry Carol” about the Holy Innocents, a carol in some ways so heart-piercing that it seems out of step with Christmastide, except … Continue reading

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Study Commission: no evidence women were ordained to the diaconate

At LifeSite there is a story related to the final report of the study commission set up by Francis to look into the historical issues of female deacons, deaconesses, deaconettes, whatever. It was not the job of the commission to … Continue reading

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Your Good News – UPDATED

Do you have some personal good news for the readership? Yesterday, I found daffodils on sale. One of my favorite flowers. Here, “Still Life with Extinguished Candle, Daffodils and Ganganelli Mug“. There’s an allegory in there somewhere, just as in … Continue reading

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Dots to connect

Another post providing more dots to connect.  What they mean and how they line up and where they point… who knows.  I suspect that we are entering the phase when the Church will begin to shine with the light of … Continue reading

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