Category Archives: ACTION ITEM!

ACTION ITEM! Help the nuns complete their beautiful monastic church!

UPDATE 19 August 2018:
Great news!   The wonderful Benedictines are being promoted.  The will soon have a Abbess instead of a Prioress.
Hence, come September there will be a traditional consecration of an Abbess.  That hasn’t happened in these USA for a while.
Congratulations!
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ACTION ITEM! Spiritual Bouquet for Bp. Morlino

On 1 August, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, the Extraordinary Ordinary, will mark the 15th anniversary of his installation as the 4th Bishop of Madison.
The TMSM has begun to gather a Spiritual Bouquet for His Excellency, especially in … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Pray for Fr. Morris, victim of the homosexualist agenda

It is the duty of every Catholic to make reparation for sins, for one’s own and for the sins of others. We were clearly asked by Our Lady of Fatima to make reparation for offenses against her Immaculate Heart. She … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Urgent prayer request for a priest

A friend of mine asks for:
“An army of prayer for Fr. P!”
I don’t know who he is or what’s up, but if my friend asked me to ask you, then it must be important.
In your kindness, pray for “Fr. P”.
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ACTION ITEM! The “Birettas for Seminarians Project” Continues

Pope Francis wants some “lío”.  “¡Hagan lío!”, right?  I’ve got some “lío” right here.
Some time ago I started a project whereby seminarians could contact the great John Hastreiter at Leaflet Missal Co. with their hat size. Meanwhile, you readers get in … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! SAVE @LoomeBooks

We Catholics love our books.
For years a particular Catholic used book dealer in the midwest has been providing great titles of all kinds.
Loome Theological Bookseller is famous.
They need help.

On a personal note, back in the darkest days of liturgical and … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: I’m afraid that my mobile phone addiction will put me in Hell.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I’m appealing to you since you’re technologically adept and understand how easy it is to get attached to electronics.
When I got my first iPhone back in 2009, I wasn’t attached to it. I used to lose it because … Continue reading

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MADISON 31 May – Corpus Christi – Pontifical Mass at the Throne and Procession

On Thursday, 31 May at St. Norbert’s Church in Roxbury, WI at 6 PM, His Excellency, Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison – the Extraordinary Ordinary – will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Throne in the Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Memorial Day and Chaplains

It is fitting to honor those who served in the armed forces and who gave their lives.
Today I especially have in mind fallen military chaplains.
Here is just one example of service and valor for love of God, neighbor and country.
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Bp. Morlino’s clear commencement address: “let’s be politically incorrect”

There is a plentiful lack of clarity these days.  How refreshing it is when we hear or read something that is faithful, true and clear.
I offer for your attention a commencement address given at Thomas Aquinas College in California by … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z assigns some worthwhile reading

At First Things there are two outstanding pieces to which I direct your attention.
Firstly, run, don’t walk, to read Martin Mosebach’s beautiful essay about “eternal Rome”.   The translator did a masterful job.  I read it yesterday on the airplane and I … Continue reading

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Bp. Schneider’s terrific talk in Rome – ACTION ITEM!

This is an ACTION ITEM.  I want you all to listen to this.  I want you all to act on what you heard.
His Excellency, Bishop Athanasius Schneider recently gave a terrific talk in Rome at the Angelicum entitled:
The Church on … Continue reading

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¡Hagan lío! Wherein Fr. Z is pretty angry and wants to fight back

I’ve been pondering the Met “Gay-La” in light of some experiences here in Rome.
As a preamble, I still stand by everything I have written and said in the past concerning my  convictions about Summorum Pontificum.  It was a tremendous gift to … Continue reading

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UPDATE – JUST TOO COOL! Battle Flag of LEPANTO reproduction available!

UPDATE 21 March:
The flag arrived!
Here is the solemn unboxing.

Some literature about the organization is included.

As you can see it is large and vibrant!

A close up, so you can see the fabrics.  It is synthetic, of course, and printed, … Continue reading

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UPDATE & ACTION ITEM for St. John Cantius in Chicago – @SJCantius

UPDATE 20 March:
There is now a site Pray For Cantius: https://www.prayforcantius.com/
The intent is to start a round the clock Rosary for Fr Phillips and St. John Cantius. There is a signup form for additional activities such as fasting, holy hours, … Continue reading

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