Category Archives: Just Too Cool

National Catholic Prayer Breakfast 2016

I am at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast! With Card. Sarah.  Paul Ryan is behind us.   And… … with Sam Gregg and Alejandro Chafuen, both with Acton Institute. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.  No political red-meat, and he was … Continue reading

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The 169th Fighter Wings new portable altar in action!

I have posted before about the coolest, the ultimate gift for priests eh-vur: the portable altar made by St. Joseph’s Apprentice.  One of my posts about it:  HERE and  HERE This fine Catholic carpenter who portable altars of wood, rather like a suitcase, with wings … Continue reading

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Ingenious lights for portable confessional

The Sacrament of Penance has been devastated far and wide due to decades of neglect from bishops and priests.   However, in some places it is being revived.  Young priests especially are giving it some new impetus and some bishops … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Your Eminence!

His Eminence Karl S.R.E. Card. Lehmann turns 80 today! Such a landmark should not pass unnoticed.

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26 May – NYC – Corpus Christi Mass and Procession

If you are within striking distance of Manhattan, consider attending the beautiful Corpus Christi procession which the vibrant, famed, phoenix-like Church of the Holy Innocents will have on 26 May, Corpus Christi THURSDAY. Mass is at 6 PM follow by … Continue reading

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THEY’RE HERE! Action Item Update – Red Pontifical Vestments Project – PHOTOS

UPDATE:   I got them hung up in the sacristy. Then I switched plans and laid out the dalmatics and chasubles of both the red and purple in drawers which I rearranged.  The copes and other pieces such as the … Continue reading

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VIDEO about Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage in Rome, October 2015

The Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage in Rome is a great event. I hope to go as long as they are held. There is now a video documentary of last year’s experience with English subtitles. HERE There are high quality views of some of the … Continue reading

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How about a Masters in RATZINGER STUDIES? – UPDATE

Last November I posted HERE about getting a Masters in Ratzinger Studies at the Augustinianum in Rome.  They do the program in both Italian and English and it has been a huge success.  HERE Now saw on Crux 2.0 an interview … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail: The 3 Year-old Prayer Warrior Edition!

I very much enjoy most of the voice mail I receive through my US and UK phone numbers and directly through Skype. First, to the lady in Cleveland who wants me to write something that she can “un-apologetically rip off” for … Continue reading

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The Swiss Guard and the “Combat Rosary”

ORIGINAL Published on: May 7, 2016 Here is something extremely cool. First, you may recall that last year we had a project to help one of the Swiss Guard have custom armor made.  HERE   I’ve stayed in touch with the Guard … Continue reading

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