Daily Archives: 3 April 2019

LENTCAzT 2019 29 – Wednesday of the 4th Week of Lent: Ancient rites alive today

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 Wednesday of the 4th Week of Lent. Laetare still echoes in our ears, but … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Terrific video of 1941 Vatican City and help for a seminarian! UPDATED

For the seminarian update project – continuation – go HERE. ___ Originally Published on: Apr 3, 2019 Over at Rorate I spotted on a rare visit a simply terrific video posted on YouTube about Vatican City in the time of Pius XII during … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Wednesday: ZedNet getting closer – UPDATED: Brandmeister DMR worldwide talkgroup 31429

UPDATE 5 April: Very cool.  This afternoon we had a brief 3-way conversation on the ZedNet (Group 31429). Also, for you who are into this digital stuff, ZedNet still exists on the Yaesu System Fusion (Wires-X) “room” 28598, which is cross-linked to … Continue reading

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Yet another good priest persecuted by the agents of Hell

A priest comes to a parish that has been mired in the guck of liberalism, dominated by aging-hippies and other agents of Hell. He starts to clean up abuses and bring something of Catholic identity back… which is his duty … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Are baptisms really forbidden during Lent?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I was reading the bulletin of my former parish recently and noticed they are no longer doing baptisms during Lent. I know this is a recent policy change – probably related to the hiring of a … Continue reading

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Vicious letter to a young, faithful priest

UPDATE 3 April 2019: There have been developments. I’ve seen two secular outlet stories. Daily Telegraph HERE and ABC HERE Fr. Rynne has been removed from his parish after a visitation by retired Bp. Peter Elliot. It also seems that Fr. … Continue reading

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POSITIVE NEWS! A successful TLM in @archkck

I had posted some time ago that there would be a Solemn TLM celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel, Leawood, KS, organized by my friend Fr. Shawn Tunink. It seems to have been quite the success!  He wrote: Instead of … Continue reading

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FINALLY! Pres. Trump’s Exec. Order concerning EMP preparedness

FINALLY! Long-time readers here will recall that I’ve written on occasion about the devastation that a large Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) would cause.  A large enough EMP could take out much or all of the electrical grid that our lives have … Continue reading

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It was 50 years ago today… Paul VI’s Apostolic Constitution “Missale Romanum”

Precisely 50 years ago today the “God of Surprises”, through his permissive will and his vicar Paul, allowed us to experience a brand new version of Mass. The Apostolic Constitution Missale Romanum was promulgated by Paul VI on 3 April … Continue reading

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St. Richard of Chichester and another Richard remembered with a limerick

The feast of St. Richard of Chichester cannot go by without my remembering a limerick my old pastor Msgr. Richard Schuler would occasionally quote: There was an old Bishop of Chichester, Who said thrice (the Latin for which is ‘ter’), … Continue reading

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