Category Archives: Pray For A Miracle

28 April – St. Gianna Molla’s 2nd miracle: Prepared to be amazed! With Fr. Z’s 10 Points.

Today is the Dies Natalis of St. Gianna Beretta Molla (+28 April 1962 at 39 years of age).  That is to say that St. Gianna died and was born into heaven today (thus, “birthday… dies natalis”). I have posted this before, … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail: A wish for a dying seminarian – ACTION ITEM! #wookies4wes

It has been a while since I have posted about my voice mail.  I enjoy your voice mail messages! FIRST, about the seminarian who is dying from cancer. [UPDATE: Okay, now she doesn’t want her voice mail here.  Go figure.] What an … Continue reading

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What to do if the Host disappears?

Yesterday I was in conversation with friends about De defectibus. There is a section in the front of the older versions of the Missale Romanum indicating which defects might make Mass invalid or illicit and/or how to correct them, etc. In one place, the … Continue reading

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Great analysis of the “spin” of last year’s Synod on the Family. Fr. Z rants.

Synod Fatigue is sure to be setting in now, if it hasn’t already. Just wait.  It’ll get worse. But you must stay focused.  Don’t tune out Synod news. “But Father! But Father!”, some will say, “It’s all too much!  I … Continue reading

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Sad. Former SSPX Bp. Williamson consecrates a bishop. Both now excommunicated.

Former SSPX Bp. Williamson consecrated another bishop. They both have incurred the late sententiae excommunication foreseen in Canon Law. The SSPX issued an official statement HERE: On March 19, 2015, Bishop Richard Williamson performed the episcopal consecration of Fr. Jean-Michel … Continue reading

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USArmy: Ebola virus can go airborne in low temperatures

Not good news from info wars. U.S. ARMY: EBOLA GOES AIRBORNE ONCE TEMPERATURE DROPS Ebola can go airborne but hasn’t in West Africa because it’s too warm, researchers conclude Ebola can spread by air in cold, dry weather common to … Continue reading

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Bishop calls England to conversion to Christ. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Disease with global killing potential is on the rise. Militant Islamism is on the rise. Homosexualism is on the rise. The Dictatorship of Relativism has weakened Western Civilization to the point of collapse so that hostile forces with satanic direction … Continue reading

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“The truly bizarre document that the Vatican released Monday”

Have you been following the reports of Robert Royal about the Synod of Bishops? Here’s today’s: Synod Day 8 – A Bizarre Document and Process Print I have been in Rome, by my rough count, 100 times during my adult … Continue reading

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Seminarian with brain tumor – good news!

From time to time I have asked you to pray for a seminarian, Philip Gerard Johnson, who has had an inoperable tumor in his brain. Here is an update: Medical Update Thanks for everyone’s prayers during my doctor visit on Thursday. … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! Continued from THESE. I get many requests by email asking for prayers. Many requests are heart-achingly grave and urgent. We should support each other in works of mercy. As long as my blog reaches … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! Continued from THESE. I get many requests by email asking for prayers. Many requests are heart-achingly grave and urgent. We should support each other in works of mercy. As long as my blog reaches … Continue reading

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Man in “coma” cries when he hears fiance’s voice on the phone

With a tip of the biretta to CMR: A young man who’s been in a coma for a months started crying when his parents put the phone to his ear so he could hear his fiance. Wow. This is pretty … Continue reading

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VIDEO about November. Fr. Z asks, “What is this? Tolkien?”

When I saw this video my first thought was, “What is this? Tolkien?” Perhaps it is. The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings present a seemingly hopeless  struggle against evil.  The protagonists were constantly challenged to overcome their limitations, … Continue reading

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8 May: Indulgence – Supplication to O.L. of Pompeii

There is a beautiful tradition for this day (often right at 1200 noon).  Once upon a time one could obtain this day a plenary indulgence by reciting the Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii.  The other day for this is … Continue reading

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Never Say Die

From CNA: Argentinean ‘Miracle baby’ continues to improve Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 1, 2012 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- Luz Milagros, the baby who was found alive after spending twelve hours in a morgue in Argentina, continues to improve and gain … Continue reading

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