Category Archives: Si vis pacem para bellum!

The Sunday massacre at the Texas church

The Sunday massacre at the Texas church should give pause to pastors of souls.
I don’t know if that Texas church had signs at the doors indicating a “No firearms” policy, however, I know that a lot of churches do have … Continue reading

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Terror Attack in NYC and YOU. Si vis pacem, para bellum.

The people of New York City has experienced another terror attack.  The perp ran people down with a rented truck.  When he got out of the truck, he shouted “Allahu akbar”.  He was eventually shot and taken alive.  In his … Continue reading

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Of “Trick or Treat” and portents

The other day I wrote (HERE) of a sense of looming portents.  As haruspex I gazed into the liver of beast, and wondered aloud whether some change might be coming to the Temple of Jerusalem (overly dramatic and apocalyptic) or, … Continue reading

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Our new ‘catholic Cultural Revolution’s Red Guard. Their cadres and their tactics.

During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, Mao and other leaders signaled to the masses, such as gangs of students, whom they should target for attack and public abuse.  Quickly the mobs, led by party cadres, began to conduct purges of “enemies … Continue reading

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The Steamroller of Ambiguity and the Long Term. Wherein @FatherZ rants.

Many these days feel a little helpless as the lib Steamroller of Ambiguity squishes sickeningly forward, reducing clarity to an amorphous goo of permissive self-justification.
What can we do?
Feel helpless no longer.
You have at your disposal – 24/7 – powerful arms against the Enemy … Continue reading

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#LasVegasShooting – Wherein Fr. Z rants.

For some days now I have been avoiding watching news and news commentary shows, etc.  So, through a look at my Twitter feed earlier today, I learned of the horrifying events in Las Vegas.
The usual hysteria is now pouring forth … Continue reading

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Bullying @NCRonline calls for opposing voices to be “neutralized”

The root of “liberal” is Latin liber, meaning “free”.  Hence, “liberals”: “Those with whom you are free to agree.”
God help you if you don’t.
At the National Sodomitic Reporter (aka Fishwrap), there is an editorial which reeks of the lib modus … Continue reading

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SSPX Bp. Fellay about the #FilialCorrection

SSPX Superior Bp. Bernard Fellay signed the Correctio Filialis.  Libs pounced.
“OMG!”, they sneered, “The correction is so baaaad because an SSPX guy signed it!”, which you will immediately recognize as a really powerful argument.
Bp. Fellay explains why he signed.
From the site … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z rants… about and to diocesan priests

A while back, I posted a comment on the post of a young man who had, quite properly, praised the work of those orders, fraternities and institutes set up under the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“.  He left out diocesan priests.
A … Continue reading

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Bullying the little guy.

For decade after decade a liberal elite dominated the mass media. People hardly knew it, the domination was so pervasive and complete.  Then, slowly but surely, a few conservatives clawed their way past the massive machine of opposition.   So, it … Continue reading

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Please! Attack some more!

The hijinx continues.  Today I was alerted to an attack on my sacred person, et alibi, at the site of La Croix International by Massimo “Beans” Faggioli of ultra-lib Villanova.  His purple patch and over the top notions suggest that he is … Continue reading

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FIGHT BACK against anti-Catholics… including those IN the Church

You must rush to read the whole of Robert Royal’s latest column.  HERE
I preface it with a reminder that I posted a tongue in check call to arms that wasn’t really tongue in cheek at all.  HERE
Here’s the pattern that … Continue reading

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FLORIDA BISHOPS, PRIESTS: Pray the Litany against Hurricane #Irma – URGENT ACTION ITEM

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Hurricane Irma has been on my mind a bit.  Some think that it will do more damage in Florida than Andrew did in 1992.  Irma’s path will go straight up Florida, it seems.  My mother lives … Continue reading

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Watching Texas, etc. Dear readers… plan for disasters.

I have just tuned in for the first time in several days with any real attention to the news.
I see that about an hour and a half ago as I write, N. Korea launched a missile over Japan.
My prayers go … Continue reading

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Fr Aidan Nichols: ‘Amoris Laetitia’ has led to an “extremely grave” situation

When Fr. Aidan Nichols, OP, has an opinion, it’s a good idea to pay attention.
Fr. Nichols is concerned about what is happening because of Amoris laetitia.
From the Catholic Herald:
Leading theologian: change canon law to correct papal errors
Fr Aidan Nichols, a prolific … Continue reading

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