Author Archives: Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

About Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Fr. Z is the guy who runs this blog. o{]:¬)

VIDEO Aurora: just… wow

I have been watching the news a lot over the last couple days.  Given my mood, I can imagine also yours.
Here’s something very cool as a change of pace.
Real time – not time-lapse – video of aurora borealis.

Meanwhile, as I … Continue reading

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Are you Middle Aged yet?

Something lighter on a heavy Friday:

For those among you who are well-read, do you know about:
Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog

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“Thanks for your blog. It saved this seminarian from a particularly mortifying purification.”

From a seminarian:
Just wanted to say a big “Thanks” for your blog. I was sure glad for the liturgical minutiae I’ve picked up here when I found a fly in the Precious Blood tonight after Mass. Your advice about skewering … Continue reading

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Compare and contrast: VIDEO – 1983 Pres. Reagan about Korean Air 007

Pres. Reagan about the massacre of passengers on civilian aircraft Korean Air 007, blown out of the sky by the Soviet Union’s pilot.
Sure, there is a different between air to air and surface to air attacks.  Sure, there is a … Continue reading

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“Are you still there? Did I do something wrong? I need to know…”

For your intense consideration:

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Voice of America on Holy Innocents in Manhattan: a vibrant Catholic community

There was another media story about Holy Innocents in Manhattan.  This is the only parish in Manhattan which as daily Mass in the Extraordinary Form.  It is a beautiful place with great people.
As you know a commission in the Archdiocese … Continue reading

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UPDATE: 2013 Scalfari Interview now BACK on the Vatican website. Why?

Originally Published on: Jul 16, 2014 @ 11:36
17 July: The interview has been removed.  More below.
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Can someone explain to me why the first Scalfari Interview from October 2013 is once again back on the Vatican’s website under the official category of the … Continue reading

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Great article in FIRST THINGS: Correcting Catholic Blindness. ACTION ITEM!

I must alert you to a piece at First Things by Sam Gregg: “Correcting Catholic Blindness”.
Alas, it is behind a paywall.  Alas, they made some other less worthy pieces available for free.
That said, we have the option of buying this … Continue reading

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30 A.D. INTERVIEW OF SCALFARIUS WITH JESUS OF NAZARETH

At Eccles is saved we find an interview of Scalfarius and Jesus from 30 AD.
Sample (omitting the striking… art) with my emphases :
Galilee, 30 A.D.
Many people will know of me as the leading journalist of the Roman Empire, and founder of … Continue reading

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Thom Peters: Progress 1 year after his life-changing accident

Remember that Thomas Peters (blogger and son of canonist Ed Peters) had a swimming accident that caused severe damage?  That was one year ago, today.
I saw THIS and want you all to know about it:
One year since, one year strong
Today, … Continue reading

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