Category Archives: Pò sì jiù

Anniversary of John XXIII’s 1962 “Gaudet Mater Ecclesia” and how it has been misused #Synod2018 #VaticanII #podcast

Today is the anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council in 1962.  At the opening, John XXIII (whose feast it is today) gave a famous speech which is known by its incipt, Gaudet Mater Ecclesia.
John XXIII’s speech is imbued … Continue reading

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Read and weep: Soviet style “psych” tactics used against priests by bishops.

What I am about to post, read carefully.
Over the last few months I have been contacted by diocesan priests (and a religious) who were being sent by their bishops (superior) to be “evaluated” at one of these psych clinics for … Continue reading

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US Association of Consecrated Virgins condemns confusing new rules from Holy See

This is interesting… in the wake of the Holy See’s confusing document on consecrated virginity.  Ed Peter‘s wrote:
Now, according to the plain terms of ESI, the Blessed Virgin Mary, archetype of virginity consecrated to God, would not be eligible for admission to the … Continue reading

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“Rome, we have a problem.” Ed Peters on … surprises?… in new document on Consecrated Virginity.

TIMING is everything.
Right now the US Association of Consecrated Virgins is in their annual meeting.
THAT’s when this happens?
Some time ago, Holy Church decided to revive a state in life, a vocation, that was once identified and lived in the early … Continue reading

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A “puzzled” and “surprise” Card. Kasper is “furious”

You know how Communion in the hand was accomplished.  You know how the use of “altar girls” was achieved.
Libs intentionally violate the law until the law is changed.  That’s what happened. Moreover, even the restraints and caveats in the modified … Continue reading

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Posted in B as in B. S as in S., Liberals, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Pò sì jiù, The Coming Storm, The Drill | Tagged , , , | 15 Comments

Abbey to become a Harry Potter theme park

Holy Catholic Church is indefectible.  Christ promised that He would be with us always and that the Church would prevail over all the attacks of Hell.
He didn’t promise that the Church would survive where you live.
Keep that mind as you consider … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “take” Communion instead of “receive”? Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
In light of your recent question about “First Eucharist ” I was wondering about something else heard frequently. When referring to reception of the Blessed Sacrament some people say they are going to “take” Communion. When I first … Continue reading

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Those wacky Germans. At it again!

“Up?  No, that’s really Down”, they say.  “Black is white.”  “2+2=5”
What?!?  You don’t see it?  Then you must either be a hater or you are afraid of something, or maybe you are incapable of loving.  Maybe you are stupid.
Since Amoris laetitia … Continue reading

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“What young Catholics want.  What old Catholics want young Catholics to want.”

A couple of related stories.
Consider this against the background of some clever tweets that are going around.  Some wags post side by side images of something traditional and something liberal with the caption, “What young people want… What old people … Continue reading

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How bad was the Three Days of Darkness this year?

How bad was the Three Days of Darkness (3DD) this year?
It seems that the LA Religious Ed Conference hits new nadirs every year, and there is no end in sight.
Couple the heterodoxy, the teachings offensives to pious ears, the sentimentalist … Continue reading

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The Three Days of Darkness 2018 are underway in LA!

The Three Days of Darkness are underway in LA! (aka Religious Education Conference)
I wasn’t invited.
It might be interesting to have a photopost of your favorite moments.
Videos HERE
We can start with the front page, where there is an ad for the … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT: What’s being done to men? Systemic attacks on masculinity.

I urge everyone to watch this segment on the status quaestionis of MEN in these USA. For decades there has been an open war on boys, men, masculinity. This has had devastating effects on society at large and on … Continue reading

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UPDATED @NCRonline #Fishwrap croons for ordination of women as bishops. Pray daily for their conversion or downfall.

UPDATE BELOW
Originally Published on: Mar 5, 2018
The next time the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) criticizes anyone for having a faithful, conservative understanding of the Church’s discipline or doctrine, point them to this article.  The next time writers for the Fishwrap such as Michael Sean Winters or … Continue reading

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Good summary and analysis of @DouthatNYT v. @MassimoFaggioli

Last week I attended an event at Jesuit-run Fordham University (hereafter F.U.), billed as a debate between Ross Douthat of the NYT (aka Hell’s Bible) and uber-lib Massimo “Beans” Faggioli of Augustinian-run Villanova (a committed “New catholic Red Guard”), about … Continue reading

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Two seriously ugly signs of the times involving papal honors and the silencing of bells

UPDATE:
What sort of person is this Ploumen, to whom the papal honor was given? Ed Pentin has more extensive information. HERE
Ploumen’s work in support of abortion has been monstrous: In protest at President Trump’s reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy … Continue reading

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Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, Liberals, New catholic Red Guards, Pò sì jiù, Semper Paratus, Si vis pacem para bellum!, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Religion of Peace, What are they REALLY saying?, You must be joking! | Tagged , , , , , | 28 Comments