Category Archives: ACTION ITEM!

ACTION ITEM! Help a true contributor to TLM causes after horrible vandalism

This HORRIBLE news just arrived.
SPORCH needs you now. HERE
Keep in mind that this nice lady, Mary, whom I’ve met, has through her efforts made it possible for many priests to have beautiful materials for Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form.
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Birettas For Seminarians Project – UPDATE

If you don’t know what this IMPORTANT project is all about, go HERE.
Meanwhile, I have received a thank you note from a seminarian recipient of one of your birettas.

I just thought you would like to know.

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INDIANAPOLIS 17 NOV – YOUNG PEOPLE! Traditional Solemn Mass for the National Catholic Youth Conference

There will be a SOLEMN Mass in the traditional, Extraordinary Form at the NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference)
Solemn High EF Mass
Friday, November 17th 2017
11:30 AM
Indiana Convention Center
Mass will be located in the adoration chapel in the convention center
(500 Ballroom)
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CHICAGO 18 Nov: 1st Traditional Latin Mass at great North Side church in almost 60 years

The north side of Chicago has massive and venerable Polish churches.  Some have languished and were in danger of closure, such as St. John Cantius and St. Mary of the Angels.
What revived them?  Traditional Catholic liturgy and teaching.
I had a … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM – Petitions in Support of @BishopMorlino @MadisonDiocese

UPDATE 10 Nov:

See Church Militant… but before you do that… sign the petitions!
First, at LifeSite…. HERE    [as I write – 5253]
Then, at Change… HERE    [as I write – 5,469]
C’MON!!
___ Originally on: Nov 4, 2017
If you are not up to speed about the horrid attacks … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! 100 Cassocks for 100 Seminarians

You know about the BIRETTAS FOR SEMINARIANS PROJECT.  I reminded you of it the other day.
I had a note from a seminarian in these USA:
First, I wanted to thank you on behalf of my seminarian brothers and myself for all that … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Birettas for Seminarians Project – HELP!

“¡Hagan lío!”, right?
I had a note last month from John Hastreiter at Leaflet Missal:
About 30 guys on the waiting list.
It’s enough to make you choke up.  THIRTY men waiting… waiting… waiting….
YOU, dear readers, have supplied over 100 birettas to seminarians.  Kudos. … Continue reading

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2 November – All Souls, Indulgences, and YOU!

Let’s have a review of the indulgences available for All Souls and the days that follow, so that you can plan your own action.  Don’t let these days slip by.
From the Handbook of Indulgences:
Visiting a Church or an Oratory on All … Continue reading

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Catholic League: Attack On Bishop Morlino Is Scurrilous ACTION ITEM!

From the Catholic League:

Attack On Bishop Morlino Is Scurrilous
October 30, 2017
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent attacks on Bishop Robert Morlino of the Diocese of Madison (Wisconsin):
Catholics in the Diocese of Madison are very fortunate to have such … Continue reading

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AUDIO Longer St. Michael Prayer. @fatherz calls upon priests and bishops! 

I’ve been mentioning – and finding mentions of – St. Michael often of late.
I’m praying the longer, mighty St. Michael Prayer daily now.  As a matter of fact, I just said it again as an important meeting about which I … Continue reading

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D. Madison 13 OCT – Pontifical Mass for 100th anniv of Miracle of the Sun – AND YOUR MASSES

On 13 October, special Masses will be celebrated on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun during the final apparition of Our Lady at Fatima.
Use the combox to post about YOUR Masses! 
In Madison, His Excellency … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Confirmation at an SSPX chapel?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Thanks for all that you do on this blog. It’s been a real blessing for me and my family over the years. My question concerns confirmation. I live in a diocese where the bishop has established a “policy” … Continue reading

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REASON #1883 for Summorum Pontificum!

We need a fuller, wider more dedicated implementation of Benedict XVI’s great gift to the Church, Summorum Pontificum.
Why?
Via CARA on Twitter:

US Catholics haven’t become more religiously active with age. Stay with habits of young adulthood. Other Christians have become more … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z’s spidey sense is tingling. Help requested.

UPDATE: See below!
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My spidey sense is tingling.
I’m having a flashback… but the details are a little vague.  I need the help of the readership with this.  You have long memories and can find stuff when you work together.
What brought this … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Congregation during Traditional Missa Cantata

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
While at Missa Cantata yesterday there was clearly some confusion on the part of the servers and consequently the congregation as to when they should stand rather than kneel.
The MC said the servers should be standing for the … Continue reading

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