Category Archives: O’Brian Tags

QUAERITUR: How to obtain more celebrations of the TLM in the diocese? Holy “lío”!

From a reader: As you know on 30 April 2011 the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei issued the instruction Universae Ecclesiae of 30 April 2011, to clarify some aspects of Summorum Pontificum. The two sections of this document that are of … 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 … Continue reading

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GERMANY: Creepy weird twisted “gender bender” news

Remember the “biological” male or female thing?  Some twisted people are trying to eliminate the distinction of sex, not just of “gender”.  (E.g., HERE and HERE.) This is advancing fairly rapidly now that we have hit critical mass of people … Continue reading

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Sr. Kane (of “NUNS GONE WILD” fame) on Pope Francis’ feelings. Wherein Fr. Z rants and has some fun.

First, take a look HERE.  This is where the Holy See posted the transcript of Pope Francis’ chat with newsies on the flight back to Rome from Rio.  From what I can tell, it is the whole thing and in … Continue reading

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Are we now a nation of blatteroons?

When I take a break from movies with lots of explosions, I like period pieces.  You can’t beat a well done production of a Jane Austen novel or just about any of the 19th century writers. It happened the other … Continue reading

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I wonder if Lady Gaga will get half the treatment dished out to Paula Deen

I am angry. I want you to be angry. From Newsmax: Former Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., offers harsh criticism to pop star Lady Gaga for replacing “home of the brave” with “home for the gays” in a rendition of the … Continue reading

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Fishwrap gives Archbp. Weakland a pass on clerical sexual abuse of children

As I was slumming through the site of the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) I stepped in their piece about retired Archbishop Rembert Weakland’s role in the clerical sexual abuse scandals in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. I got to the end … Continue reading

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Bp. Paprocki in a hostile crowd tells it like it is

There is a useful RSS feed widget on the side bar of this blog which reveals what the Cardinal Newman Society is up to these days.  Check it out. Using that feed, I found their article on what happened in Phoenix … Continue reading

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Nuns on the Bus: the pro-abortion sequel

It’s time again to break out that old fav: The Nuns on the bus go ’round and ’round! The last time these dissenters got on their political … hobbyhorse, they went ’round and ’round with a wymynpryst.  HERE  This time … Continue reading

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“Come, God of the EAST. We invoke you and call you, Whirlwind, God of the birds that fly,…”

Meanwhile…  What Does The Prayer REALLY Say? Even while the looniness is subsiding, some pretty strange things are still going on out there. Here is something just plain … strange… from the Augustinians, posted by the Chicago province. HERE I … Continue reading

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My view for a while

And so we begin another trip. New author, too! I wonder if he will hold even a candle to Patrick O’Brian. I hope he ain’t a slubberdegullion or a blatteroon. UPDATE: Time for the next leg. This is starting out … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: I found a Host at my mother’s house. Wherein Fr. Z rants a little.

From a reader: While visiting my parents’ home (they are not Catholic; I am a convert), I was invited up to look at something on Mom’s prayer table. I forget what it was … but out of the corner of … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Day Off

With the exception of a few great days in Boston, the three weeks or so have been less than optimal. Isn’t it amazing how much smaller your world becomes when you are ill?  And how quickly? Yesterday, finally feeling better … Continue reading

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Shades of Notre Shame! Jesuit-run Boston College to honor pro-abortion ‘catholic’ Irish PM

Did you see that Jesuit-run Boston College is going to have the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny as their commencement speaker and then give him an honorary degree?  HERE Shades of Notre Shame! Enda Kenny, catholic, promoted abortion in Ireland. … Continue reading

Posted in Blatteroons, Dogs and Fleas, Liberals, Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, You must be joking! | Tagged , , , | 38 Comments

My view for a while

On the road. I feel sort of human. The antibiotics may be helping. Fairly short flights today and everything seems to be on time. None of Pres. Obama’s artificial, inflicted, political flight delays … yet. Yes, this is the book. … Continue reading

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