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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. At this point I plan on talking about sins against Hope.  Will I moved to speak on something else?  Who knows?

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Fr. Z’s thoughts on Michael Voris’ public statement

Michael Voris recently released a public statement about his past and about his conversion. I don’t entirely understand the circumstances or timing of this statement. My thoughts. We constantly pray for sinners to convert and we say we are happy … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: EXILE!

I’m at the airport because I have to leave The Cupboard Under The Stairs.    The Powers That Be are switching off the power that is.   No electricity. No, it’s not because I didn’t pay my power bill. It’s … Continue reading

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“I am the very model of a modern ultramontanist” – ZUHLIO RETURNS!

We like Parody Songs around here.  Faithful Catholics have a sense of humor, after all.  Libs, not so much. Over a First Things I spotted one worthy of passing along. I AM THE VERY MODEL OF A MODERN ULTRAMONTANIST by … Continue reading

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Is #AmorisLaetitia being beta tested?

Soooo…. Amoris laetitia is out. Or is it? Not a few times on this blog have I pointed out that, by the time the texts of documents are released officially in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis (AAS) changes are made. When we … Continue reading

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Card. Schönborn: “sacraments” in Infamous Footnote 351 means mainly the Sacrament of Penance (Reconciliation)

The other day Pope Francis told journalists during the airplane presser on his return to Rome from Lesbos that, to understand the controversial bit in Amoris laetitia Infamous Footnote 351, we should have recourse to Card. Schönborn’s address at the presentation of the Post-Synodal Exhortation … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and THANKS! Mass for Benefactors

First, help each other… Your Urgent Prayer Requests Next, please contribute to this worthy project… ACTION ITEM UPDATE! Pontifical Vestments Project new PHOTOS And now some of the posts that have have and will scroll off the front page.  Since … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. I get many requests by … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon your heard the Mass of Sunday obligation this week? Let us know. I spoke about Amoris laetitia, what it is and what it isn’t. QUESTION: Did you hear comments about Amoris laetitia?

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WDTPRS 4th Sunday of Easter (2001MR):

For this 4th Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday, we have a little gem for a Collect. Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, deduc nos ad societatem caelestium gaudiorum, ut eo perveniat humilitas gregis, quo processit fortitudo pastoris. Note the nice eo…quo construction … Continue reading

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