Category Archives: Parody Songs


A facetious reader sent the following:
"Straight from the pages of Facebook and a group called SLAP (Survivors of Liturgical Abuse in Parishes)"
Gather Us In […to the tune of, that is!]
Here in this place, our comfortable parish,All of the statues carried … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Advent wreaths and my annual rant on BLUE vestments

About this time of year I start getting questions about advent wreaths.
For example, this came from a a reader today:
Dear Fr. Zuhlsdorf, Is it proper to use scented candles for the advent wreath?
Sure… if you want to deal with the smell.
I … Continue reading

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TLM in Winchester Cathedral, UK! (PS: This is the Anglican Cathedral)

Just when the Catholic Cathedral in Cardiff hits the LMS from the blind side, over in Winchester, at the Anglican Cathedral, something very different is happening.
I got this e-mail from a kind reader:
It is reported that this is how the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Sequences…. Should we stand or should we sit? [PARODY SONG ALERT]

I got a question from a reader.  Perhaps you can chime in with answers.
I believe he is talking about the Novus Ordo.
Should the congregation STAND or SIT for the singing of the Sequence on Easter and Pentecost? At my church … Continue reading

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How WDTPRS deals with anger? Fun!

Tonight all across the world people will, alas, take note that some priests and bishop have decided to wash the feet of women during the Holy Thursday Mass. 
They do this even though they shouldn’t and, probably, know they shouldn’t.
Pretty … Continue reading

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The Official Song Writer at it again

The Official WDTPRS Parody Song Writer, the esteemed Tim Ferguson has been at it again.
As he put it,
“I ruminated a bit more … and came to the realization that, while “La Donna e Mobile” might be readily appreciated and understood … Continue reading

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