Category Archives: ACTION ITEM!

October, The Rosary, St. Joseph and YOU – ACTION ITEM!

Tomorrow, 1 October, begins a month which traditionally calls for daily recitation of the Most Holy Rosary.
Dear readers… please consider, if you don’t already, daily recitation of the Rosary during October.  How wonderful it would be if you took this … Continue reading

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OCTOBER – ROME – Annual #SumPont2018 Pilgrimage

At the end of October, 26-28 October to be precise, is the annual Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage to Rome.  People from all over travel to Rome to participate in traditional liturgy, processions and talks… and to make contacts and greet old … Continue reading

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THIS IS WAR! Wherein Fr. Z calls on bishops and priests to FIGHT BACK as priests and bishops!

Preliminary note:  For the last two nights, I have had nightmares.  Last night was as bad as anything I have ever had and it was incredibly real.  As I wrote this post, I had the dreaded BSOD.   Hasn’t happened for … Continue reading

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UPDATED – ACTION ITEM! 10 year old’s fundraiser for a Pregnancy Care Center

UPDATE 16 SEPT:
Go to the bottom of the post for the RESULTS!

Originally Published on: Sep 13, 2018
Everyone, here is a good news note!
I received this message from a 10 year old which was forwarded by his mother.  Xavier is one of the … Continue reading

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UPDATED Mary, Queen of the Clergy holy cards with Daily Prayer for Priests – AVAILABLE!

A few days ago I posted about receiving holy cards of Our Lady, Queen of the Clergy. HERE
Since them, I have been in close contact with the nice lady who made them and we have improved the cards.

The artwork on … Continue reading

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UPDATES! URGENT TO BISHOPS OF @RaleighDiocese @diosav @DioceseChas @archatl @CatholicNewsCLT

UPDATE 13 Sept:
The stars indicate the places where processions are known to have taken place in the Diocese of Raleigh. The place where Fr. Johnson is, is the middle star.

UPDATE 13 Sept:
From a reader…
Apropos of the impending hurricane, I read … Continue reading

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#HurricaneFlorence, the Carolinas, and You (extraction, security, etc.)

Hurricane Florence looks pretty mean.  If you are in the path of this storm, be prudent.  It is slowing down and the water is really warm.
Right now this is Cat 4 with winds of 130 MPH and gusts to 160 MPH.  … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! 9 September is International Buy A Priest A Beer Day! #IBAPABD

I’ll take this opportunity, ahead of time, to remind the readership that 9 September is
International Buy a Priest a Beer Day!
What a great opportunity to show support to your local priests and those brilliant, beloved priests whom you read via … Continue reading

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US Bishop calls for meaningful investigation and action from Francis

US Bishop after US Bishop have made statements about The Present Crisis in the wake of The Viganò Testimony.  Some are timid.  Some are in line with what a bishop ought to be.
The Bishop of Charleston, SC, Most Rev. Robert … Continue reading

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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”.
Daily … Continue reading

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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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