Category Archives: Crackit Gaberlunzie

ASK FATHER: Sister started Mass without the priest

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
On Friday, my family and I arrived at Mass (NO) a few minutes early and took our usual places. When Mass was about to begin, a Sister (non-identifiable) came out to announce that the priest was running a few minutes behind, … Continue reading

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ARGENTINA: Lesbians to receive confirmation and have “their” child baptized in cathedral

You perhaps have heard that a bishop in Argentina, has approved the baptism of a child held in custody by two lesbians. HERE
Vatican Insider has an explanation by a “collaborator” of then-Archbp. Bergoglio in Buenos Aires.  HERE
Pope Francis, and even … Continue reading

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Error in Latin on a medal struck by the Vatican

You have got to be kidding me.
Read and weep.
This speaks of the degradation of our time.
From the Beeb:

The Vatican has withdrawn from sale 6,000 copies of a new papal medal on which the name of Jesus was misspelt.
In an inscription … Continue reading

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I am not making this up: There’s a fun new campaign for women’s ordination!

I promise that I am not making this up. I couldn’t if I tried.
This is a perfect example of self-parody, direct from the pages of the National Schismatic Reporter (aka The Fishwrap).
This is from one of the darlings of the … Continue reading

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Exhibit on the historical inspiration for Capt. Jack Aubrey!

This is for your Just Too Cool folder. BBC reports:
Admiral Cochrane artefacts go on display for first time
The life of an admiral who inspired the character Jack Aubrey, portrayed in the film Master and Commander, is to form an … Continue reading

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A look at Archbishop Conti’s pastoral letter which has stirred things up

Pursuant to the CNA article about the Glaswegian Archbishop Mario Conti’s exhortation to Catholics to stand for Holy Communion, there is now some considerable discussion out there in the blogosphere.
Some are saying that Archbishop Conti has “decreed” in his pastoral … Continue reading

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The Archbishop of Glasgow on the Holy Father’s provisions in Summorum Pontificum

All day long people have been filling my email with requests for me to react to the opinions of His Excellency, nay rather, His Grace, Mario Conti, Archbishop of Glasgow, who has spoken about the Holy Father’s provisions in  Summorum … Continue reading

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Chicago: The Pfleger Follies continue!

Giving an ultimatum in public to a Cardinal Archbishop when you are a priest of the diocese entrusted to that that Cardinal Archbishop, would, I believe, be considered by most priests to be at the level of daft.  One might … Continue reading

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Of crackit gaberlunzies

I was enjoying some jocular O’Brian references, for I was listening to part of a book as I worked over some tech updates.  I must share a passage.  We are close to the beginning of Treason’s Harbor (book 9 of … Continue reading

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