Category Archives: Lighter fare

Assessing the importance of stuff that happens

This struck me as useful for assessing the hic et nunc:

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Fr. Z’s Predictions for 2015

Fr. Z’s Prediction for 2015
1. The Synod of Bishops on the Family will be rigged and explosive.
2. The “AFFORDABLE” Care Act will continue to flop and to be unpopular.
3. The number of places in which Extraordinary Form (TLM) Masses are offered will continue … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Blog 2014 Person of the Year

Whereas His Eminence is a fierce and constant defender and promoter of justice for all parties in service of the Truth,
Whereas His Eminence willingly celebrates Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form,
Whereas His Eminence is kind to children,
Whereas His Eminence contributes … Continue reading

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You’ve gotta hand it to SNL this time. VIDEO

Things that are funny, especially ironically or satirically funny, are so because they instantly recognizable kernels of the truth.
You’ve gotta hand it to SNL this time.  They cut pretty close to the bone.

More and more reasons for Summorum Pontificum.

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The nonsense is coming to an end.

A story to warm the cockles of my beady-black heart.
From BuzzPo:
Passenger Offended by the Words Merry Christmas – Gets Himself Thrown Off an American Airlines Flight
Merry Christmas! Those are the two words that offended one American Airlines passenger so profusely, … Continue reading

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How to make your parish more self-centered!

A reader alerted me to this.  Pop over to National Catholic Register for a peek at an old (2011) satirical piece by Tim Drake about…
14 Steps to a More Self-Centered Church
[…]
14. Community Center
Rather than describing your parish as a Church, … Continue reading

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A breakthrough!

I think I am finally beginning to understand the LCWR and the Fishwrap.  I want you to understand them too.  Here’s a helpful video.

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My annual rant about Blue Vestments

I had nearly forgotten about this topic, but the feast of Our Lady, during Advent, brings it back to mind.  The use of blue vestments during Advent is pretty much cliché now, so cliché that not even the aging hippies … Continue reading

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Vestment Prayers – A Modern Update

Tonight in Madison, the Extraordinary Ordinary, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of the same Madison, will celebrated a Pontifical Mass at the Throne in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. The Mass will begin at 7 … Continue reading

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Darth Vader v. Batman

This is very cool.
WARNING: The last minute or so of this counts among the most annoying video and audio I have ever seen or heard. Till then, however…

And now, just because it is so wonderful, once again the Passat commercial.

BTW… … Continue reading

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