Category Archives: The Campus Telephone Pole

NEW BOOK: The Cardinal Müller Report: An Exclusive Interview on the State of the Church

I bring to the attention of the readership a new book from Ignatius Press. It is clearly meant to hearken to the now-classic and still relevant Ratzinger Report (US HERE – UK HERE). Joseph Ratzinger was Prefect of the CDF then, … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Book recommendations as things fall apart

UPDATE: Today I saw at First Things a review of three books along a common theme.  Guess which three books they were. Here is an interesting point (for links to the books, scroll down): All three of these books make reference … Continue reading

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KINDLE Alert

ALERT! FYI I saw that there is a sale on Amazon Kindles going on right now.  If you don’t have one… what are you thinking? UK HERE I use my Kindle a great deal, both at home and when I … Continue reading

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UPDATE Fr. Z Swag: Pope Clement XIV (Ganganelli 1769-1774) – NEW ITEMS

Here is an IMPORTANT UPDATE about the new Clement XIV (Ganganelli) swag that is now available.  >>HERE<< First, Fr. John Hunwicke of the great blog Mutual Enrichment reports: Mugs! Popes! Jesuits!! They have arrived!! I am immensely grateful to two … Continue reading

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REVIEW: New altar cards from the Fraternity of St. Peter

I received some nice new altar cards for the Traditional Mass of the Roman Rite from the Fraternity of St. Peter’s publications service, Fraternity Publications. They retail for $24.95 but they are on sale until 31 March for $19.95. At this … Continue reading

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FANTASTIC New Sacred Music disc from The @LondonOratory Schola Cantorum Boys Choir!

UPDATE 26 Feb: Today, as I get ready for a clerical supper, I’ve been listening to this.  It’s great on the big speakers, in the car, in my ear buds.  Wow. Originally Published on: Feb 14 The London Oratory Schola Cantorum … Continue reading

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Good books for Lent

In another entry, the book The Heresy of Formlessness by Martin Mosebach came up.  I warmly recommend it.  I mentioned that book together with some others back in December. US HERE – UK HERE Some other books I’ve recently mentioned, … Continue reading

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2 Feb – CANDLEMAS – Madison, WI – Pontifical Mass at the Throne

On Thursday, 2 February, at 7 PM His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Throne for Candlemas. The location of the Mass is the Chapel at Holy Name Heights (once Bishop O’Conner Center) … Continue reading

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PETITION: Gathering signatures to thank Pres. Trump for DEFUNDING Planned Parenthood

Pres. Trump has made YHUGE moves against Big Business Abortion, especially Planned Parenthood.  It’s gonna be beautiful.  Believe me. There is a “petition” you can sign to say “Thank you!” for cutting off tax payers’ dollar for Big Business Abortion, … Continue reading

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25 January: Brick by brick in YONKERS! 1st Solemn Mass in decades!

Next week Wednesday, 25 January, for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, my good friend Fr. Leonard Villa, Pastor of the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in Yonkers, NY, will have a Solemn Mass for the Patronal … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Pontifical Vestments Fund Raising UPDATED!

UPDATE: The fabric has been delivered, thanks to a clerical intermediary, to Gammarelli in Rome.  On Monday I will send in the order, directions of what to do, and get back the estimate of costs. So… you need to step up now! … Continue reading

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Card. Sarah’s new book available in ENGLISH

I warmly recommend that you – especially clergy – read everything you can get your hands on by His Eminence Robert Card. Sarah. I’m delighted to announce that Card. Sarah’s new book, Le Force du Silence, hitherto only in French, … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Support Our Lady of Hope Clinic – MATCHING GRANT

I have an ACTION ITEM for you good readers. You have been generous to causes I have mentioned in the past.  Sometimes people have a hard time finding causes to support.  This is one of them that I admire. RIGHT NOW… … Continue reading

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Michael D. O’Brien’s new book: The Fool of New York City

Speaking of Michael D. O’Brien, I just finished reading his newest offering… The Fool of New York City US HERE – UK HERE This could be a good Christmas gift. No, you tender lib snowflakes out there.  It’s not about … Continue reading

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NEW CHRISTMAS CD from the Friars of the Dominican House of Studies

This is a GREAT new offering from the Dominican Friars at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington DC, right now probably the best school of theology in these USA. US HERE – UK HERE Pretty good, no? They have some … Continue reading

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