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Latin for: “a little group, meeting, company, assembled for amusement”

Rorate Mass

Recently we had a Rorate Mass at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff. We started Mass so as to end more or less at sunrise. Here are few shots:

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NYC Last Day and My View For Awhile – Home again, home again…

First, a shout out to my friend Fr. Finigan who, in the hospital, has honored us with a bloggy homage in quoting “my view for awhile”. I hope he exchanges his view soon for a better view of Margate. Also, … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Mom of 4 with 5th on the way – pancreatic cancer

From a reader: Sending this to you in the hopes that you can help get the word out about this family. They need a miracle. We are storming heaven in prayer for her. This family belongs to St. Stanislaus Oratory, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards for Fr. Z – REMINDER

Just a reminder to send Christmas cards! HERE I’ve been away from home, and so I haven’t been able to update my previous posts.  I’m sure I’ll find a bunch when I return.  

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Want to promote vocations to the priesthood?

There is nothing not to like about this photo of Bp. Conley with some FSSP seminarians. He wears his pectoral Cross properly. They are all wearing cassocks. There is an extremely large potato gun… bazooka, actually. They have more than one … Continue reading

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First and foremost!  Help each other. YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS And then, time sensitive posts. Suggestions for charitable giving before end of the year ACTION ITEM: Christmas Cards 2015 to Fr. Z A few small gift suggestions, music and… you … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass of obligation? Let us know! Good points, please.

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NYC Days 2-4: Fundraiser, pinks, and dumplings

I have been super busy in the last few days with little time to post. The other day I attended a fine fundraiser for the St. Pio Foundation, which was one of the reasons for my trip.  It was a … Continue reading

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Another Jesuit school caves to transgenderism

I received this from the Cardinal Newman Society. Father, another Catholic college (Marquette) has fallen to the gender-neutral bathroom trend. This time, they actually responded. Can you believe what they told us? “We are installing gender-neutral signage outside some restrooms … Continue reading

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Speak badly of Pope Francis and incur automatic excommunication… NOT.

During the Year of Mercy – which I guess already began, at least in Africa, but which is going to begin sometime tomorrow in Rome and then some days later elsewhere – certain confessors are to be granted faculties to … Continue reading

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