Category Archives: Just Too Cool

D. Madison: Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool for Assumption of the Blessed Virgin

From yesterday’s Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool for the Feast of the Assumption at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff, WI.  His Excellency Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino (aka the Extraordinary Ordinary) was the celebrant.  Most the seminarians of the diocese … Continue reading

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BIRETTA PROJECT FOLLOWUP: You can still participate!

I received this from John at Leaflet Missal in St. Paul: Hello Fr. Z, I have tremendous news! The goal of 20 birettas for the Diocese of Madison has been reached and I express my gratitude to all who have … Continue reading

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15 August – Assumption – TLM opportunities & Blessing of herbs, flowers and fruit

NB: Some of you are writing email along the lines of “I’m not registered to comment, but will you please post what we are doing at St. Unthread in the Glen?” No. Register and post it yourself.  That’s why I … Continue reading

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Wyoming “Mystic Monk Coffee” Carmelites – Progress with their monastery!

I had a note from a priest reader today about the progress the Wyoming Carmelites are making with the building of their new monastery.  HERE I thought you might appreciate a little note about the Carmelite Monastery in the works in WY … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: Your Earth and Your Moon

Unless you are an astronaut.. or a cosmonaut, you probably haven’t had a chance to see your Earth and Moon from this angle. From NASA Earth Observatory.  The green tinge is a photographic artifact produced by the method of taking … Continue reading

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Anniversary! (HINT: Nolan Ryan)

I like anniversaries.  At least, I like them sometimes. Here’s one I like. I saw when I was looking for something else. Today is the 22nd anniversary of when Nolan Ryan beat the … out of Robin Ventura!  HERE You … Continue reading

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2 August until midnight: “Portiuncula” Plenary (or Partial) Indulgence

From midnight tonight to midnight 2 August, you can gain the “Portinuncula” Indulgence. Catholic Encyclopedia St. Francis, as you know, repaired three chapels. The third was popularly called the Portiuncula or the Little Portion, dedicated to St. Mary of the … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – Special #HamRadio Update – Cool Catholic Event Edition

First, don’t miss my latest CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday – QSO / QSL Card 1st Draft That said, I have to update with something fairly spiffy. First, before I get to Ham Stuff, an interlude to keep you in … Continue reading

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Friday Fun

Expert TV Bomb!

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Wherein a friend is promoted!

Fr. Z kudos to a friend of mine, William, for his promotion to the Papal Order of St. Sylvester! He showed me some of his new gear today. Papal Knights still have the privilege of riding their horses into St. … Continue reading

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