Category Archives: Linking Back

Benedict XVI 10 years ago: “Pray for me…”

My friend Fr. Rutler reminded me today that 10 years ago yesterday, 24 April, Pope Benedict XVI, during his sermon for the beginning of his too brief pontificate, said, among other:
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One of the basic characteristics of a shepherd must be … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z is, again, in a SciFi novel

I received a note yesterday from Catholic blogger Jeff Miller of The Curt Jester.
So I am reading through John C. Wright‘s new book and I came across this.
In a Basilica on the moon in A.D. 11049:
“A motto picked out in … Continue reading

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SWISS GUARD ARMOR UPDATE!

ANOTHER UPDATE BELOW!
Original post 15 April.
You will remember that we had a project to obtain armor for an officer of the Swiss Guard. HERE
I was sent some photos, so you can see the progress made.

So, the armor is underway and … Continue reading

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More about my post: “When they come to destroy your business because you are pro-traditional family”

Do you remember my 2 April post about a strategy to defend Christian, pro-family businesses from being targeted for destruction by homosexualist activists?  HERE
I wrote (as a refresher):
When some homosexual couple comes to your Christian business for services at their immoral … Continue reading

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STATIONS OF THE CROSS (audio from Fr. Z)

Many parishes and chapels will have the Via Crucis or Stations of the Cross during Lent.
What version does your parish use?  
Let’s get some titles/versions/authors and we might have a poll later on.
I have audio projects with the Way of the Cross.
Here … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can a Bishop be a Deacon for a Priest in a Solemn Mass?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Would it be licit for a Bishop to offer to serve as Deacon for a Extraordinary Form Solemn High Mass Extraordinary Form celebrated by a Priest who is not a Bishop?
That would be just plain weird.
I have … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT: St. Joseph: a hymn dissected & sermon of Bernardine of Siena

Back in 2009 I made a PODCAzT about the hymn sung in the Liturgy of Hours in honor of St. Joseph.
082 09-03-19 St. Joseph: a hymn dissected & sermon of Bernardine of Siena
Check it out!
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Happy Name Day Holy Father!
In this … Continue reading

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The Pope on why the Pope must suffer

On 29 May 29 1994 – during the Year of the Family – a month after painfully breaking his hip, St. Pope John Paul II delivered a spectacular Angelus address during which he set aside his notes and spoke off the … Continue reading

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Speaking of 50th anniversary of vernacular Masses… BUGNINICARE! (Revisited)

In some circles there has been some panting whoopdeedoo about the fact that 50 years ago Paul VI celebrated Mass for the first time in a Roman parish in Italian.
I posted on the parish once before, some time ago.  I … Continue reading

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Two years ago… Sede Vacante

Two years ago today, Pope Benedict XVI abdicated.
My posts from that sad, remarkable day, HERE.

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