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Wherein Fr. Z promotes monkish beer! – UPDATE

UPDATE 5 February: From the the chant monks, the beer monks of Norcia… This week, the first major shipment of Birra Nursia left the walls of the monastery and of Norcia and began its long journey to the United States. … Continue reading

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Benedictines of Norcia make GREAT beer! Coming to these USA!

In the wake of not-so-great news, here is some wonderful news. Birra Nursia comes to these USA!   Dear readers, I can testify that this is excellent beer.  And it is made by monks who are worthy of your support. … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Catholic family’s business – Agnus Dei – incense and hosts

In the past (HERE) I have mentioned a source for incense and altar breads, hosts: Agnus Dei I received a note (my emphasis). We have considerable stock imported of both the communion breads and incense. Increased the incense varieties and have … Continue reading

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23 Jan – San Francisco – WALK FOR LIFE

I received this, which I bring to the readership: Walk for Life West Coast Urges Local Media to remind San Franciscans downtown will be crowded on January 23, 2016! San Francisco, January 20, 2016 – This Saturday, January 23, 2016 … Continue reading

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Jude Law to play fictional Pope in new TV series

From the best Catholic weekly in the UK (and not just I write for it), The Catholic Herald, comes this. Apparently, a new series is being filmed these days starring Jude Law as an American Pope Jude Law appears in ‘uncomfortable’ … Continue reading

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A Pontificate Of War

The Nazi Reich feared and hated the Catholic Church and its chief pastor, Eugenio Pacelli, Pius XII. The Reich had a special unit of ex-priests which worked to undermine the Church and do intelligence analysis. One of this unit, Albert … Continue reading

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Wonderful Sisters seeking Priest Chaplain

Mother Teresa Christe, MSSR, wrote saying that the Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa need a priest chaplain.  They would like both the Extraordinary and the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite.  These are not LCWR nuns. I asked for some details and she … Continue reading

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New Christmas music CDs from St. John Cantius

Now that we are getting toward the end of Advent you are surely starting to think about your Christmas music situation.  I imagine that most of you have let Advent be Advent so that Christmas can Christmasier. My friends at … Continue reading

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Day 6 NYC – Soap Sisters, Stollen, and Soup Dumplings – ACTION ITEM!

I had a great road trip today.  Finally I was able to trek out into the darkest depths of New Jersey to find the Summit Dominicans, the famous “Soap Sisters” about whom I’ve written often. Your job, after reading what … Continue reading

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A few small gift suggestions, music and… you know…

UPDATE: I added Amazon Search Boxes for the UK and for CANADA at the bottom of the blog.  You can cut and paste titles into them. Looking for small gifts that are sure to be well received? First, please use … Continue reading

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