Category Archives: Goat Rodeos

TRAD LIVES MATTER! US Bishop attacks “ad orientem” worship, overrides Summorum Pontificum

UPDATE: COMMENTS CLOSED.
___ Originally Published on: Jan 19, 2017 @ 14:25 ___
I received a copy of a letter sent by the Bishop of Rockford, Most Rev. David J. Malloy, to the priests of that diocese.
In this letter, a follow up to their … Continue reading

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Posted in Goat Rodeos, Liberals, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Mail from priests, Pò sì jiù, Si vis pacem para bellum!, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Olympian Middle, Turn Towards The Lord, Wherein Fr. Z Rants, You must be joking! | Tagged , , , | 59 Comments

Just Too Cool: Bike thief meets cowboy!

I like the idea of sports that grew out of practical skills.  It’s fun to watch things like lumberjack competitions and rodeo.  As a kid, I spent summers in the Wild West and got a real taste for rodeo and … Continue reading

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Great analysis of the “spin” of last year’s Synod on the Family. Fr. Z rants.

Synod Fatigue is sure to be setting in now, if it hasn’t already.
Just wait.  It’ll get worse.
But you must stay focused.  Don’t tune out Synod news.
“But Father! But Father!”, some will say, “It’s all too much!  I just can’t take … Continue reading

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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, Cri de Coeur, Goat Rodeos, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, Pray For A Miracle, Synod, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , , , | 28 Comments

Where’s the Prefect? Woman “priest” at altar of Benedictine monastery in Austria for 10 years?

I saw a piece by the intrepid Marco Tosatti of La Stampa about a “wedding” in Austria that was witnessed at a Benedictine monastery in Kremsmunster, by a woman “priest” (wymyn pryst).
The wymyn was excommunicated 11 years ago, but she regularly … Continue reading

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John Allen on Pope Francis’ targeting of conservatives, traditionalists

Over at Crux (and my jury is still out… sort of… well… maybe not so much), John Allen posted something about how it seems that, under Pope Francis, conservatives and traditionalists are under fire.
Does Pope Francis have an enemies list?
In … Continue reading

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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, CRUX WATCH, Goat Rodeos, Hard-Identity Catholicism, Liberals, Our Catholic Identity, Pope Francis, Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, What are they REALLY saying? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 70 Comments

Good News and Bad News about Ignatius Press and the “Five Cardinals Book”

I have been pushing the so-called “Five Cardinals Book” from Ignatius Press called  Remaining in the Truth of Christ: Marriage and Communion in the Catholic Church.
This is an important book.  More about it HERE
Ignatius Press’s handling of the release of this … Continue reading

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“Brown Shirts” threaten medical workers treating illegal immigrants

Via Todd Starnes:
Medical staff warned: Keep your mouths shut about illegal immigrants or face arrest
A government-contracted security force threatened to arrest doctors and nurses if they divulged any information about the contagion threat at a refugee camp housing illegal alien … Continue reading

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Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Goat Rodeos, Liberals, Pò sì jiù, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, You must be joking! | Tagged , , | 41 Comments

Have the civil rights of any group (besides the unborn) been trampled by U.S. courts more than Catholic priests?

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is being torn limb from limb by the hyper-liberal MSM in the Twin Cities.
There are some clerical abuse cases in the spotlight right now.  It is a kind of perfect hideous storm.  Homosexualists … Continue reading

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Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Clerical Sexual Abuse of Children, Goat Rodeos, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Priests and Priesthood, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, The Religion of Peace, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , | 31 Comments

This isn’t 1 April: Vatican spokesman clarifies that Pope Francis hasn’t abolished sin.

Sometimes the truth is weirder than fiction.
I saw it first at Newsmax and hunted up the links.
On 30 December atheist editor of La Reppublica, Eugenio Scalfari, wrote in an editorial piece entitled  “La Rivoluzione di Francesco – Ha abolito il … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Have you been following the goat rodeo in Brasil?
The government hiked transportation costs which will hit Los Pobres, who are also concerned about the costs of the World Cup next year.  Response? Demonstrations, riots… you know… the new normal.
This in … Continue reading

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Posted in Goat Rodeos, The Drill | Tagged | 9 Comments

Ed Peters on “Clerical Slumming” (make popcorn)

The pesky, trouble-making canonist Ed Peters – I am glad he is on the side of the good, the true and beautiful, by the way – over at his site vivisects a priest.
After reading this, I made popcorn and then … Continue reading

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Posted in Goat Rodeos, HONORED GUESTS, The Drill | Tagged , , , , , | 46 Comments

Obama first approved ejecting God and Jerusalem from the party platform, and, after heat, got it changed later

The Catholic League has an interesting take on the Democrat Convention (DNC) and the reinsertion of God and Jerusalem into the party platform, and some information I didn’t know when I wrote about the topic HERE.
Goat rodeo.
THE POLITICS OF GOD’S … Continue reading

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Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Goat Rodeos, Liberals, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

In the face of this sort of revolt, what does one do?

I am torn between, on the one hand, pity for these men whose priesthood and ministry was tainted from the onset by bad formation and poor leadership and, on the other, contempt for them as arrogant quislings.
From Vatican Insider:
Germany: Catholic … Continue reading

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Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Four Last Things, Goat Rodeos, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Priests and Priesthood, The Drill, The future and our choices, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , , , | 56 Comments

Phil Lawler on “The betrayal of Father Guarnizo”

Phil Lawler on CWN has a piece worthy of your attention today.
Here are some excerpts:
The betrayal of Father Guarnizo
By Phil Lawler
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Bishop Knestout’s letter was entirely sympathetic to Johnson, entirely unsympathetic to Father Guarnizo. There was no hint that under … Continue reading

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Posted in 1983 CIC can. 915, Goat Rodeos, One Man & One Woman, Priests and Priesthood, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , | 48 Comments

Another Vatican Goat Rodeo

From Catholic World News:
Another Vatican PR blunder: cardinals’ bios from Wikipedia
In another embarrassing public-relations gaffe, when Pope Benedict XVI named 22 new cardinals, the Vatican released short biographies of the prelates that had been taken verbatim from Wikipedia without attribution.
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