Category Archives: Just Too Cool

Anniversary of a turning point in Christian history

Precisely in this time of year, it is the anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta, by the invading infidel Muslim under Suliman, called by some “the Magnificent”. This was a key moment in Western history, given the strategic importance … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 5th Sunday of Easter: The prayer’s very word order reveals God’s love

As we journey from the passion and Easter toward Ascension and Pentecost, the Church in Holy Mass leads us through meditations on the fruits of the Resurrection and our baptism.  Our mysterious procession was made possible by the Cross.  Our … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Diaconate Ordination of the the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter @CSPOrd

Here is a video of an ordination to the diaconate of men for the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, at their Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham in Houston, TX.     The rite uses their English translation.  If nothing … Continue reading

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“Meno chiacchiere… più processioni! … Less chattering … more processions!”

I received a video which has some good grist for our Catholic identity mills. First, note that people are happy. Joy is a mark of the working of the Holy Spirit. Even in adversity it is possible to have Christian … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Conversion of an NFL player and the Traditional Latin Mass

Several kind souls have sent this video and I have heard about this young man from friends in Kansas City for some time now. You can see also my friends Fr. Matthew Bartulica and Fr. Shawn Tunink (who has a … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS! 5th Bishop of Madison appointed!

I am pleased to read that, today, His Excellency Most Reverend Donald Joseph Hying will be translated from Gary to Madison.  His appointment was announced today. This is good news and the answer to many prayers.  I sense that the … Continue reading

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News from Norcia! Benedictines, beauty and beer

I always enjoy the updates from the Monks in Norcia, Italy.  They’ve brought the beautiful Benedictine life back to the place of Benedict’s birth and they make great beer! They sent out a newsletter with updates about their life.  I … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Tuesday: ZedNet reminder

Just a reminder to any hams out there who might be interested in ZedNet. ZedNet is Brandmeister DMR worldwide talkgroup 31429 More HERE.   But quickly… Also, for you who are into this digital stuff, ZedNet still exists on the Yaesu System … Continue reading

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Wonderful wonderful photo

Matthew 19:14 At Stately Blaska Manor I saw this wonderful photo: If this doesn’t move a cold heart or two, then I don’t know what will. Matthew 18:3

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JUST TOO COOL: Fr. Z kudos to Our Lady’s Bees! They survived the fire #NDParis

UPDATE BELOW! “All of you who stand fast in the Lord are a holy seed, a new colony of bees, the very flower of our ministry and fruit of our toil, my joy and my crown.” – St. Augustine of … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Interview with Fr. Jean-Marc Fournier

Here is an interview with Fr. Jean-Marc Fournier, the priest military chaplain to the firefighters of Paris.  He was a member of the FSSP. Generally accurate translation (by someone out there): ‘I am Father Fournier, chaplain-major at the Paris Fire … Continue reading

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NEW VESTMENTS! Stunning new Pontifical Set has arrived!

It has been a long time coming, but the day has arrived. Today we received the new Pontifical Mass vestments from Rome. Gammarelli always packages things perfectly, with layers of poly/plastic to protect the contents. The shipment had been help … Continue reading

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Ultra-cool video about Thursday’s Moon landing!

As you know, Beresheet is the Hebrew word for “In the beginning”. It also is the name of Israel’s unmanned moon-landing mission! The landing is scheduled for Thursday. Here is an ultra-cool video about how they are doing it without … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED JUST IN TIME! Useful liturgical books for the entire year and for Holy Week

A couple days ago I received package from the nice folks at Preserving Christian Publications. “What”, quoth I, “could be in here?” Whereupon, I set it on the counter, got distracted and didn’t open it for a couple of days. … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Wednesday: ZedNet getting closer – UPDATED: Brandmeister DMR worldwide talkgroup 31429

UPDATE 5 April: Very cool.  This afternoon we had a brief 3-way conversation on the ZedNet (Group 31429). Also, for you who are into this digital stuff, ZedNet still exists on the Yaesu System Fusion (Wires-X) “room” 28598, which is cross-linked to … Continue reading

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