Category Archives: ACTION ITEM!

ACTION ITEM! Prayers for His Hermeneuticalness – Fr. Finigan

May I ask that the readership offer some prayers and penances for the intention of my good friend Fr. Timothy Finigan? He is quite ill and awaiting the results of some tests. He would much appreciate your prayers. Over the … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! For the Covington men at a crucial turn in their young lives!

Since I have been in Tokyo, I haven’t been tracking the US news very much.  I’ve only slightly followed the disgusting Covington Matter. This morning I caught up. I learned that Bp. Foys addressed the school, but parents weren’t allowed … Continue reading

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Scandalous parish in @ArchdioceseSPM – public celebration of homosexuality, IVR and surrogacy

UPDATE Jan 18: It’s a good thing that people took the time to download that video. The parish (I assume) pulled it. However, we still have the proof that it happened as described. I think LifeSite has the video. Originally Published … Continue reading

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End of year 2018 charitable giving and YOU. A suggestion.

We are coming to the end of the calendar year. Sometimes people want to make deductible donations, but they don’t know to whom.  Is the organization doing something good? Here’s a pitch for the Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Please help Our Lady of Hope Clinic – MATCHING GRANT

Sometimes people have a hard time finding causes to support.  I have a few organizations which I trust 100% for my own charitable giving. This is one of them that I admire.  And, when I got home after being banged … Continue reading

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VIDEO: The new church of Gower Abbey (and the Extraordinary Ordinary)

As we come to the end of the year, many of you are considering your end of year charitable giving for tax deductions, etc.   Hence, I will probably drone on about the TMSM. However, I want to bring to … Continue reading

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Latin Mass Society of England & Wales @latinmassuk – Re-upping!

I just re-upped my membership in the venerable LMS, the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales. >>HERE<< They have been fighting the good fight for decades and they deserve lots of support, even from those of us who do … Continue reading

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The Exequies for @BishopMorlino in @MadisonDiocese

Last night I attended a Vespers service held to pray for the soul of Bp. Morlino. A former Vicar General of Madison, now Bp. of Sioux Falls, Most Rev. Paul J. Swain presided and preached. There were many people whom … Continue reading

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@Bishop Morlino and his hope for a @MadisonDiocese Cathedral

The funeral for Bp. Morlino will be on 4 December.  He will be buried immediately after the funeral in Madison’s Resurrection cemetery. It was Bp. Morlino’s desire to provide the city and diocese with a new Cathedral church once again, … Continue reading

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Thoughts, deeds for @BishopMorlino. Your feedback, homework!

I am deeply moved by all the emails I have received after the too early passing of Bp. Robert Morlino of Madison, the Extraordinary Ordinary (the ExO). People have written from all over the world.  They sense that this is … Continue reading

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Reliable Catholic and Pro-Life Causes

Here are some efforts worth your attention. We are getting down to the end of the year. Some of you are starting to think about your end of year TAX DEDUCTIBLE giving. Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison … Continue reading

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US Bishop begin 2018 November meeting: PRAY & FAST!

It think it may be up to us – up to you and me. The US Bishops begin their annual November meeting today in Baltimore. There will be protesters around the meeting, as there should be.   Some, seemingly within … Continue reading

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100th Armistice Day, Veterans Day, Remembrance Day ACTION ITEM!

Today is Armistice Day 2018, which makes it the 100th anniversary of cessation of fire on the Western Front, effectively leading to the formal end of the hideous WWI. 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, St. … Continue reading

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GERMANY: Catastrophic! USA next? @USCCB bishops meeting and YOU. ACTION ITEM!

An image to consider. Two rays extending from the same point get farther and father apart the longer they extend.   If the one ray is the trajectory of Christ’s true Church, then the other ray, that departs from it, … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: How to gain the 1-8 November plenary indulgence

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Thanks to you and your blog, I am intending to receive a plenary indulgence or three (aim high!) for the souls in purgatory over Nov 1 – Nov 8. Reading through the Manual of Indulgences, from the fourth edition … Continue reading

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