Category Archives: My View

Ancient Greek Fish on Friday

One of the blogs I follow is Pass the Garum. They recently moved to a new site, by the way. As you know from reading this blog for a while, garum is a fermented fish sauce that the Romans put … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Chicago Edition

This morning took me to the Chicago Art Institute. I was especially keep to see some Impressionists, but I started in chronological order in European paintings.
This is interesting. Here is something by Matteo di Giovanni (+1495), part of a series … Continue reading

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Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests promotes “General Absolution”. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I saw a piece at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about a request of the Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests to the USCCB’s Pres. Archbp. Kurtz.  The Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests have requested:
expanded opportunities
for sacramental confession and reconciliation
—  urge more … Continue reading

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When would we have to resist the Pope? Wherein Fr. Z Rants.

What do we do when legitimate authority gets something important wrong?
We respectfully resist legitimate authority.
Pope Francis does or doesn’t do, A, B or C. He doesn’t, for example, wear proper pontifical garb, as tradition and decorum require, in the proper … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick: Another parish implements Summorum Pontificum. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

For your Brick by Brick file.
A reader sent me a link to a story in the St. Louis Review (a publication of the Archdiocese of St. Louis) about a parish which as started up a Traditional Latin Mass.
‘Mysterium tremendum’ | St. … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Boss threatens to fire me if I don’t receive Communion.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have worked for a USA based Catholic non-profit for 5 years. I am a Catholic in good standing and am attached to the Extraordinary Form of the Mass and am a lay member of the Confraternity of … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Jiggity Jig

And off I go again.
It was a great trip. I met lots of old friends and met a few new ones.
The Pontifical Mass was great. The exhibit on Mary fine. The National Gallery edifying. The Army and Navy Club fantastic.

UPDATE
Last … Continue reading

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WASH DC – DAY 2: Tickle the Lord Edition

I am at the National Gallery for Women in the Arts for an exhibit of images of Mary.
UPDATE: I read that on 2 March the group Anonymous 4 is to give a concert at the NGWA.  Wow!
I must admit that … Continue reading

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WASH DC – DAY 1: March and Pontifical Mass

It was a beautiful day in the nations capital. It couldn’t have been better for the March.
After the March today we had a wonderful Pontifical Mass at the faldstool with Bp. Paprocki. I don’t have photos yet, but I am … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Yeah… I know….

I know, I know.
If it weren’t for the fact that the great people at Paulus institute organized the Pontifical Mass tomorrow (I’m on the crew), and if it weren’t such a good cause, I’d be back at the Steam Pipe … Continue reading

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