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New book from Card. Sarah

I was very pleased to see this tweet: I am pleased to announce the release in France of my new book written with @ndiat1 and whose title will be: “The evening is approaching and the day is already falling”. My … Continue reading

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Your Good News

It has been a while since we’ve heard your good news. What’s up? For my part, I am still on the mend.   I’ve also been delving more into the Old Testament.

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know what it was.

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When winter gets reeeeeally long

This is the sort of thing we native Minnesotans get into when the winter starts to drag. And, in honor of the UM Golden Gophers upcoming defeat of Penn State later today…

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation?  Let us know what it was. For my part, I explored – on this 4th Sunday after Epiphany – the point in the … Continue reading

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Franklin Graham to Card. Dolan about Gov. “Ghoul” Cuomo

LifeSite picked it up. Franklin Graham to Cardinal Dolan: ‘take a moral stand’ against Gov. Cuomo January 30, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Protestant evangelist Franklin Graham, president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, took to Twitter urging New York’s Cardinal Timothy … Continue reading

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Canonist Ed Peters on trying Gov. Andrew “the Ghoul” Cuomo for heresy. Fr. Z makes some observations.

When I was travel back to these USA from Tokyo, I was addressed by fellow travelers about Gov. Cuomo.  “When is he going to excommunicated?”  They were really angry. People are angry.  Rightly so.  They want action, not words, from … Continue reading

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Hearts and vinegar – a taste of St. Francis de Sales in Benedict XVI’s Spe salvi

In the traditional Roman calendar, today is the Feast of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor.   He was a great warrior for the Church in the face of the Protestant Revolt. According to the Louis de la Rivière in … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Prayers for His Hermeneuticalness – Fr. Finigan

May I ask that the readership offer some prayers and penances for the intention of my good friend Fr. Timothy Finigan? He is quite ill and awaiting the results of some tests. He would much appreciate your prayers. Over the … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! For the Covington men at a crucial turn in their young lives!

Since I have been in Tokyo, I haven’t been tracking the US news very much.  I’ve only slightly followed the disgusting Covington Matter. This morning I caught up. I learned that Bp. Foys addressed the school, but parents weren’t allowed … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made during the sermon you heard at your Mass of Obligation for this Sunday? Let us know what it was! For my part, I celebrated Mass, TLM, in Tokyo.  I said a few things in … Continue reading

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Francis suppressed the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”. Fr. Z remarks.

The new “pipe” (some of you will get that) of the Holy See’s communication commisariat issued an editorial about the formal suppression of my old office, the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”.    Well… my old office is still there.  And my … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Do I have to sing at Mass?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My question is, what am I required to participate in vocally when attending the Novus Ordo Mass. Where I attend, we are prompted to participate in singing four songs, sometimes five, and they are only songs, … Continue reading

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4th Letter from Archbishop Viganò

From the Lepanto Foundation, I have the text of a 4th letter made public by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò. It is addressed to McCarrick. Letter from Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò to Cardinal Theodore McCarrick We today publish a fourth document … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard as you fulfilled your Sunday Mass obligation? Let us know.

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