Category Archives: Linking Back

Hey Fishwrap! This is what “sentire cum Ecclesia” REALLY means!

I wonder which of the master wordsmiths at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) cobbled up the clucking editorial cum open letter to Pope Francis.  NSR is displaying their case of the vapors over the mean old Vatican’s treatment of the consciously evolved sister-leaders … Continue reading

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A Cardinal backtracks

A while back, the head of the Synod of Bishops, Card. Baldisseri, made some comments about a change in the Church’s teaching about marriage.
Remember my post: What is Card. Baldisseri up to?
Baldisseri is backtracking.
Bishops’ synod head: October meeting not solely … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The ULTIMATE Priest’s Gift – Super Cool Portable Altar

Sometime ago I learned of a carpenter who made a portable altar of wood, rather like a suitcase, with wings that folded out and drawers, and an embedded altar stone. I contacted the carpenter and he said he would make … 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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LCWR’s award this year is an insult to the US Bishops

The LCWR (Leadership Conference of Women Religious) are feeling a little frisky.   I suspect they think that, even though they are being watched by the CDF for their totally weird spiritual notions, they are invulnerable in the age of … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Help with a liberal ‘c’atholic survey!

ACTION ITEM!
One of our regular readers here brought this to my attention.
I alert you to a survey put out by some folks who seem to want 1975 back.
You might want to help them people with their survey!   They sent … Continue reading

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Bp Campbell’s Press Release: “I have not closed down Protect the Pope.” ACTION ITEM!

ACTION ITEM BELOW!
Take a second and click HERE.
Over the last few weeks we have watched the developing circumstances surrounding the blog Protect The Pope, run by an English permanent deacon, and the Diocese of Lancaster.  HERE  Most recently I posted: A … Continue reading

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Canonizations: looking back and looking forward

I went back to my post last July and reread it.
Yes. I am right about this.
Wherein Fr. Z explains what is really going on with the canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II
Today, in addition to Francis’ dedication of … Continue reading

Posted in Benedict XVI, Classic Posts, Linking Back, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Pope Francis, Saints: Stories & Symbols, The Drill, Vatican II | Tagged , , , , , , | 39 Comments

OLDIE PASCHALCAzT 52: Easter Friday – Mystery of passover is new and old

From 2011:
These 5 minute daily podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day and a little insight into Easter and its Octave.
Today is Friday in the Octave of Easter. Happy Easter to all!
The Roman Station is … Continue reading

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OLDIE PASCHALCAzT 51: Easter Thursday – You who arrive only at the eleventh hour

From 2011:
These 5 minute daily podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day and a little insight into Easter and its Octave.
Today is Wednesday in the Octave of Easter. Happy Easter to all!
The Roman Station is Dodici … Continue reading

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