Category Archives: Linking Back

OLDIE PODCAzT 127: The Eve of St. Agnes and a Bleak Midwinter

It is a little late in the day, but today is the Eve of the Feast of St. Agnes.  This reminds us all, of course, of the famous poem by Keats.
This is the Eve of St. Agnes and, therefore, time once … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Predictions for 2018

2018 Predictions
1. Pres. Trump will acknowledge North Korea a nuclear state to diffuse the military option.
2. The building of The Wall will begin.
3. Justice Kennedy will resign from the Supreme Court, and Pres. Trump will get another pick.
4. Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Blog!

On 8 December 2005, I posted this photo.  This blog project began.
Today is the 12th anniversary of this blog.

This photo was a shot from my apartment window in Rome on the evening of the day Pope Benedict was elected.
I started … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Leftovers, Friday, and YOU

On this Friday after Thanks giving, you might want to review these oldie posts:

 QUAERITUR: Dispensation for Americans to eat meat on Friday after Thanksgiving?
QUAERITUR: Clarity about Pius XII’s cool Thanksgiving Friday indult
ASK FATHER: Does the Thanksgiving Friday Indult apply to … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Beautiful altar cards for Requiem Masses, church and and travel

Some time ago, the nice lady at SPORCH, sent me two sets of Requiem altar cards, one for a church altar and one for a traveling altar.
SPORCH is the Society for the Preservation of Roman Catholic Heritage.  Click HERE
First, the big ones…
They … Continue reading

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25th Anniversary of the release of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.  St. John Paul II approved the provisional text in June 1992 and it was promulgated on 11 October 1992, which is also the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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“Se mi sbaglio mi corrigerete!”

From 16 October 1978:

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Fr Z responds to something in LATimes

From the LA Times:
Father John Zuhlsdorf, who runs a blog called Father Z, repeatedly labeled Martin a “homosexualist activist” and called for Catholic institutions not to host him.
Look, I may getting older and I have monsignor moments, but I don’t … Continue reading

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More on the last words of Card. Caffarra, and a little chat

Back on 8 September I posted something already about the last words of His Eminence Carlo Card. Caffarra. The substance of the words had been related to me by a reliable source.
I now find that Antonio Socci had something more. HERE … Continue reading

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Assumption: The 4th Glorious Mystery

NB: Today, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we can begin a 54 Day Novena!
Here is something I posted back in 2006 for my “Patristic Rosary Project”.  I drill into into the Mysteries we reflect on during recitation of the Rosary … Continue reading

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