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31 MAY – MADISON, WI – Pontifical Mass at the Throne for Feast of the Queenship of Mary

This evening, 31 May, the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, we will have a wonderful Pontifical Mass at the Throne at 6 PM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Monona, WI.  The Extraordinary Form Mass is organized by the … Continue reading

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GOOD BOOKS: For LutherFest 500 and for the TLM

I get quite a few books for review. I can’t handle all of them, but this one, for sure, I will recommend even before I read it… and I will read it. This is timely.
Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years … Continue reading

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Latinists! A great opportunity in June

I’ve been in touch with the folks who are organizing Sermo Fidelium (Talk/Language of the Faithful).
This will be a few days in a truly beautiful setting for Latinists and students of Latin to spend time together latine loquentes. The dates … Continue reading

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Minneapolis – 13 May MORNING – TLM and Rosary Procession for 100th Anniversary of Fatima

A few days ago I mentioned the Fatima anniversary procession that will be at St. John Cantius in Chicago.  That’s be great.  Also, I will be speaking in Grand Rapids, MI.
I just learned that in Minneapolis (my native place), a new … Continue reading

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New book about influences of Communism and Socialism on Pope Francis

I arose today to a loud PING on my phone as a friend in Rome sent me a link to a piece in the American Spectator by the hardly-ever-subtle George Neumayr about the influence of Communism and Socialism on Pope Francis.
The Spectator provides … Continue reading

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IN THE WILD! Clement XIV goes to Rhode Island!

Our friend “iPadre“, Fr. Jay Finelli, pastor of Holy Ghost in Tiverton, Rhode Island, has wisely received a Papa Ganganelli mug.

I enjoy your In The Wild shots.

For all the selections click
>>HERE<<
… and you could have your very own Papa Ganganelli mug!
Surprise Jesuits! Irritate liberals!
Irritate … Continue reading

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BOOK: The Devil Hates Latin

The title of this book intrigued me from the start, since it is a phrase that I have written many times.  It came out last year (I’m surprised that I wasn’t alerted, frankly).
The Devil Hates Latin by Katherine Galgano (which … Continue reading

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Books For Seminarians Project – COMPLETED!

I posted HERE about this year’s project to give a great book to all the seminarians of the Diocese of Madison, shepherded by the Extraordinary Ordinary, Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino.  At that post, I have some blunt things to say … Continue reading

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A spiritual opportunity for Mother’s Day

I bring to the attention of the readership a great spiritual opportunity for mothers.
The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe near LaCrosse (build by Card. Burke) has provided a way to enroll mothers for an intention in Holy Mass on … Continue reading

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From an American priest in Venezuela

From Fr. Greg Schaffer, from my native place but serving in Venezuela, in my e-mail:
I am not sure if you remember me from St. Paul Seminary…we were there together for one I believe. I have enjoyed reading your blog over … Continue reading

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New, traditional Carmelite community for men

From my email:
Thanks for all you do. I’ve enjoyed your blog for years.
I’m just contacting you to spread word of a new religious community starting which is called the Hermits of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (“Eremitae Dominae Nostrae De … Continue reading

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Idea for “Play Mass” kit for boys – UPDATED

UPDATE: 5 April:
From the nice folks who have this business.
We have had quite a few phone call orders for censors in the last several days…. I should have realized much quicker than I did that you were helping us.  Thanks!
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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 to the decline … 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 travel. I use … Continue reading

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