Daily Archives: 17 April 2019

So a guy with gas cans walks into @StPatsNYC in Midtown Manhattan…

…. No!  Really! The NYPost reports – and I have verified through a NYPD source that this is for real – a guy with gas cans walked into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in midtown Manhattan today and got his crazy ass … Continue reading

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ARRIVED: Tenebrae Hearse! And a successful bout with Zuhlsdorf’s Law

The Tenebrae hearse arrived in time. I wanted it days ago, but it came. I wanted it days ago so that we could check it out and solve problems (which, since I have read a lot of Augustine, and I … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT: What does the Latin Exorcism really sound like? FOR PRIESTS ONLY – UPDATED

UPDATE 17 April 2019: A while ago I had a request from an exorcist of a US diocese for a recording not only of Chapter 3, but also of Chapter 2.  “Euge! Euge!”, quoth I, “It is, however, long.   But … Continue reading

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Fundraising idea for #NotreDame

I’ve been chatting with a friend.  Here’s an idea. Those who are responsible for Notre Dame Cathedral might sell cubes of charred wood and vault from the burned roof.   Say, 1 cm (5 cm for a lot more).   This would … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Interview with Fr. Jean-Marc Fournier

Here is an interview with Fr. Jean-Marc Fournier, the priest military chaplain to the firefighters of Paris.  He was a member of the FSSP. Generally accurate translation (by someone out there): ‘I am Father Fournier, chaplain-major at the Paris Fire … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Spy Wednesday, the last Collect of Lent

The term “Spy” Wednesday is probably an allusion to Christ’s betrayal by Judas. This prayer was the Collect for this same day in the 1962 Missale Romanum. It was also in the ancient Gregorian Sacramentary in both the Hadrianum and … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Interior of #NotreDame after the fire. WHEW!

This video… I hope it works… show the interior. It could have been a LOT worse! One thing that occurs to me is, Holy Cow! could our forebears build!  And, the sheer size of the place helped to isolate the … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2019 43 – Wednesday of Holy Week: In a cataclysm, something must be salvaged.

Today is Wednesday of Holy Week.  Spy Wedneday.  The Roman Station is St. Mary Major. Fulton J. Sheen contrasts Mary and her alabaster box and money box Judas.

I provide these especially in gratitude to benefactors who help me … Continue reading

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