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BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPERS REPORT 1

The other day I suggested that, if you have BACK TO SCHOOL, shopping to do, and you intend to use Amazon, that you might use my search box.
I can tell that some of you have.  I can see the sorts … Continue reading

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Great article in FIRST THINGS: Correcting Catholic Blindness. ACTION ITEM!

I must alert you to a piece at First Things by Sam Gregg: “Correcting Catholic Blindness”.
Alas, it is behind a paywall.  Alas, they made some other less worthy pieces available for free.
That said, we have the option of buying this … Continue reading

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BOOK RECOMMENDATION: Disinformation

The other day I recommended Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism by Ronald Rychlak and Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa.
Now I want to recommend it warmly.  (UK link HERE)

Rychlak has written about the … Continue reading

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October Rome Pilgrimage – Summorum Pontificum

John Sonnen, who is from my native place, lived in Rome for a long time and was a tour guide there.  He is also staunchly traditional.  He now has a tour company that will be doing a pilgrimage to Rome … Continue reading

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Ft. Worth, TX – Sunday 13 July – TLM with Bp. Olson

I was delighted to receive news that His Excellency Most Rev. Michael Olson, Bishop of Ft. Worth, will preside at Holy Mass celebrated in the Extraordinary Form on Sunday 13 July.  HERE
Details are a little sketchy.  I assume that Mass … Continue reading

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REPOSTED ACTION ITEM! “Could you do something for us, the nuns OFF the bus?”

ORIGINALLY POSTED 15 May 2014
You helped the chaplain and the soldiers in Afghanistan with socks.
Now, help some nuns… the other warriors.
You know them, I’m sure: the Dominican Sisters in Summit, NJ.  These are the legendary “soap sisters” of Seignadou Soaps. … Continue reading

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Book recommendations

Today I received a copy of a new book by Anthony Esolen (Dante translator) called Defending Marriage: Twelve Arguments for Sanity.
I have such regard for Prof. Esolen that I’ll recommend the book even before I read it!
I would also like to … Continue reading

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Invasion?

Are you watching what some people have called the “invasion” taking place across the border from Mexico into these USA (aka “provincias pérdidas”)?
Here is but one of many stories, but this caught my eye because of a good point made:
(CNSNews.com) – … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z looks for a cobbler, or tailor, or someone….

Are there any cobblers, leather workers out there?
Years ago I inherited a small “wallet” for a pocket stole. I almost always have a stole and oil stock about my person.  One use for my spare mag pocket on my 5.11′s, … Continue reading

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D. Madison, WI: Pontifical Mass at the Throne

For those of you in striking distance of Madison, WI….
On Sunday, the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Throne celebrated by His Excellency Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison.
Mass will … Continue reading

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