Category Archives: Lighter fare

Fr. Z’s Predictions for 2016

Just as the Magi were late to the game, so too am I. Fr. Z’s Predictions for 2016 1. Francis will still be Pope. 2. Pres. Obama will continue to trample on the US Constitution. 3. The Holy Year of … Continue reading

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The story of the Civil War – VIDEO

A couple months ago I rewatched Ken Burns’ series on The Civil War. I see that there is a new Civil War series.

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ASK FATHER: Can I date a Modernist?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Is it ok For a Traditional Catholic to date a modernist woman he’s trying to convert? Modernista, eh?  Convert, eh? A swift review of Pascendi dominici gregis resulted in no specific pontifical condemnations of the dating of the modernist.  As far … Continue reading

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New light show to save the environment!

Our worship environment has been polluted for decades.  It has to stop.  Benedict XVI offered moving inspiration for us all through the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum.  We have to save the environment from the predations of bad liturgists who have so … Continue reading

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First and Last Day as the Bishop’s MC

Sent by a friend… you don’t need much Spanish to get the gist of this: the first and last day as the Bishop’s MC:

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Okay… Pope Francis is officially off my Christmas list

From the often amusing Eye of the Tiber: Pope Infallibly Declares Nutella Overrated In a stunning declaration this morning, Pope Francis shocked many Vatican observers when he declared that Nutella, the popular hazelnut chocolate spread, as “completely overrated.”   [We have … Continue reading

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Reason #8573 for Summorum Pontificum

A priest friend sent a video of a Portuguese priest, Fr. José Cruz in Moita dos Ferreiros from Easter 2014. I can imagine statues of Our Lady of Fatima weeping at the sight of this. Enjoy more of Cruz HERE.

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Blue Vestments: wherein Fr. Z rants

The use of blue vestments during Advent is pretty much cliché now, so cliché that not even the aging hippies are clinging to it.  Here’s my annual rant about the use of blue vestments in the Roman Rite. At this … Continue reading

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Lutheran Satire

Ever since Pope Francis met with some Lutherans and said pretty confusion things about reception of Holy Communion [HERE], I’ve been keeping half an eye out for a video from Lutheran Satire. They have a couple already about Pope Francis. They … Continue reading

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On The Road To Salvation… a mobile confessional!

This is very cool.  Fr. Z kudos to the one who came up with this. From KATC TV in the Diocese of Lafayette.  Someone converted an ambulance into a mobile confessional.    Be sure to watch the video. TEXT: LAFAYETTE … Continue reading

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