Category Archives: ACTION ITEM!

ACTION ITEM! Catholic family’s business – Agnus Dei – incense and hosts

In the past (HERE) I have mentioned a source for incense and altar breads, hosts: Agnus Dei I received a note (my emphasis). We have considerable stock imported of both the communion breads and incense. Increased the incense varieties and have … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM: Christmas Cards 2015 – UPDATE

UPDATE 5 January 2016: The Christmas Cards for 2015 are still trickling in.  Here is the latest update. Port Washington, OH Guilford, CT Fort Collins, CO Fredericksburg, VA Vero Beach, FL Catskill, NY Berkeley, CA Rosario, Philippines Madison, WI Plano, … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Mom of 4 with 5th on the way – pancreatic cancer

From a reader: Sending this to you in the hopes that you can help get the word out about this family. They need a miracle. We are storming heaven in prayer for her. This family belongs to St. Stanislaus Oratory, … Continue reading

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Day 6 NYC – Soap Sisters, Stollen, and Soup Dumplings – ACTION ITEM!

I had a great road trip today.  Finally I was able to trek out into the darkest depths of New Jersey to find the Summit Dominicans, the famous “Soap Sisters” about whom I’ve written often. Your job, after reading what … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Straight talk from Fr. Murray about secular media that mocks prayer and belief in God (ACTION ITEM!)

After the massacre in San Bernardino the liberal New York Daily News mocked people to pray and who believe in God. HERE My friend Fr. Gerry Murray provided some straight talk on Fox News with Neil Cavuto. This is outstanding! … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail: A wish for a dying seminarian – ACTION ITEM! #wookies4wes

It has been a while since I have posted about my voice mail.  I enjoy your voice mail messages! FIRST, about the seminarian who is dying from cancer. [UPDATE: Okay, now she doesn’t want her voice mail here.  Go figure.] What an … Continue reading

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Fr. Z asks help: finding fabrics

Is there anyone out there I could put onto a project? I need to find some fabric – gold silk – that matches a set of vestments I had made in Rome last year.  During my last trip I went … Continue reading

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HELP! The dire state of US Military Chaplains

The US Bishops are meeting in their annual plenary session.  Yesterday, Most Rev. Timothy Broglio, Archbishop for the Military Services, delivered a presentation on the dire state of the number of chaplains serving the military and their families. His presentation is … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Order your Ordo for 2016 – Fraternity of St. Peter

Every Latin Church sacristy should have an Ordo for both the Ordinary and the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.  Every sacristy… even if the older form of Mass isn’t celebrated at the church. A while back I posted about the … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM: A priest needs a 1962 Missale Romanum

Some years ago, a reader sent me a newly printed full-sized 1962 Missale Romanum. I remember him and his initiative each time I use it. I received this email from a priest in my native place: The time has come … Continue reading

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