Category Archives: Lighter fare

ACTION ITEM! Still time to sign up for women’s ordination MOOS!

Some folks who are Catholics for the Ordination of Women (C.O.W.s) are now offering their MOOS to the general public.
Not tweets… MOOS!
Exciting!
I saw at, where else, the National Schismatic Reporter (aka The Fishwrap) that MOOS are yours for the asking!
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TEOTWAWKI! Well… maybe not…

All of a sudden BAM! Power goes off.
After all this stuff I’ve been reading, I started thinking about my BOB.
Then I heard my UPS beeping and saw that my phone is still functional. Thus, not the EMP. … Continue reading

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In The Wild – Z-Swag Sighting: “To be deep in history…”

A priest reader alerted me to an article in the Dartmouth alumni magazine about Fr. George Rutler, now pastor of St. Michael’s and the beleaguered Holy Innocents in Manhattan, then pastor, in 2012, of Our Savior.
In the article we find … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s not-so-nice MSW calls for niceness

Most of what Michael Sean Winters posts at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) gets my yawn, but it’s Saturday and I have three free minutes.  HERE
If this isn’t a case of a pot saying “You’re black!” to the kettle, I don’t … Continue reading

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POSTPONED: Ascension of the Lord

From a friend:

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Caption Call

“By my apostolic authority I command you… RISE!”

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Wherein Fr. Z corrects some diaconal misinformation about the Missal of St. John XXIII – UPDATE

UPDATE 21 May:
Rev. Mr. Ditewig has changed his original post around a bit and has apologized.
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The usually sensible Rev. Mr. Kandra and the, well, I suppose less than always sensible (he seems to support women’s ordination and he has some … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z thanks Michael Sean Winters for support of all Pope Francis says

I’d like to thank Michael Sean Winters of the National Schismatic Reporter (the journal of record for all things schismatic, aka Fishwrap) for summarizing some points I made recently about the Holy Father’s remarks to a UN delegation, including his … Continue reading

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CDF and LCWR: A “Dialogue” by Prof. Esolen. Fun and sad.

At The Catholic Thing, Anthony Esolen has a great dialogue, I use the word a little loosely, which typifies much of what the LCWR is doing in the face of the CDF’s guidance.  Let’s have a look at a little … Continue reading

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Fr. Z: Science Fiction Novel Star! UPDATE

UPDATE: Since I posted this, I have finished the second volume.  Fun.  It is sort of like…. Galaxy Quest meets…. The Magnificent Seven.  It’s like… Stargate meets… Indiana Jones.
As I mentioned, there is a character in the book named after … Continue reading

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