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ACTION ITEM UPDATE! Pontifical Vestments Project new PHOTOS

I have posted about our Society’s project to have a full Pontifical set of vestments made in glorious red silk damask with bright gold serpentine column trim. I posted photos of the fabric being cut at Gammarelli in Rome and … Continue reading

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St Thomas Aquinas House: A traditional Catholic religious community of men in the Archd. of Detroit

From a priest friend who passed this along to me: Would you please ask Fr. Z if he might be willing to feature our new experimental, extraordinary form community on his web blog?  We have Archbishop Vigneron’s endorsement for now, … Continue reading

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UPDATE on on Reginald Foster’s ‘Ossa Latinitatis Sola’ – Request for old Ludi Domestici

UPDATED: See below. Some people are asking me for updates on the publication of the 1st volume of the Ossa Latinitatis Sola. First, there is a website which has news about the volumes. HERE Fr. Foster was quite ill for … Continue reading

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Summer program in Norcia! (And a note about beer.)

I received this via email.  It has a perfect intersection of things I like: Each summer for the past five years, the town of Norcia [where the great monastery of Benedictines is] has been home to the Summer Program of … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Pontifical Vestments Fund Raising – RED

Here is a shot of one the intrepid staff at Gammarelli cutting fabric for the cope. This reminds me of the famous Moroni portrait of The Tailor which hangs in the National Gallery.    It is an interesting painting, because Moroni … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Pontifical Red Vestments from @Gammarelli for @MadisonTMS

One of my favorite portrait artists is Giovanni Battista Moroni (+1579).  Not one was he Catholic, in a serious sense, he was both in Trent when the Council was being held and was influenced by it. One of Moroni’s more famous … Continue reading

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National Catholic Prayer Breakfast confirms a big guest speaker in addition to Card. Sarah!

This year on 17 May the 12th National Catholic Prayer Breakfast will be held in Washington DC. The keynote speaker is the great Robert Card. Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship. A special guest speaker has also been … Continue reading

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Jersey City, NJ – Tenebrae… No, the liturgical Tenebrae!

I received a good note from a reader… HOLY WEEK TENEBRAE SERVICE AT ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA CHURCH JERSEY CITY – The Office of Tenebrae of Holy Thursday will be anticipated on Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30PM as part of … Continue reading

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@BaroniusPress new website with versions of the Bible

Baronius Press makes beautifully bound Catholic books including my favorites the 1962 Daily Hand Missal (HERE) and Divine Intimacy (HERE). They also print a fine 3 volume Roman Breviary with English translations (HERE). They also have reprinted the Ronald Knox … Continue reading

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“Month’s Mind” TLM Requiem (Missa Cantata) for Justice Antonin Scalia.

I received a note that there will be a Sung Requiem Mass in the traditional form of the Roman Rite for the one month mark for the repose of the soul of Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday 12 March at … Continue reading

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Take BACK St. Patrick’s Day! New shirts from Courageous Priest.

For years I have disliked St. Patrick’s Day, not because I dislike St. Patrick (a great saint), but because of what the mob has turned it into.  And I don’t see at all any justification for dispensing from Friday penance … Continue reading

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Juventutem Hungary … Introibo Foundation

Apart from the fact that they use a “J”, I am all for the Juventutem movement for young people who want the Traditional Roman Rite. I received this from the head of the Hungarian tribe of the same: Dear Father … Continue reading

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Wyoming Catholic College has a cool new thing…

The next time you are passing through Lander, WY be sure to stop at Wyoming Catholic College‘s new downtown coffee shop. Crux Coffee! I sincerely hope that they offer also Mystic Monk Coffee, purchased through my link of course (HERE) … Continue reading

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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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