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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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UPDATE – PHOTOS – MADISON: 8 Dec – Solemn Mass in the presence of Bp. Morlino for Immaculate Conception

Last night, 8 Dec, the Tridentine Mass Society of Madison (we have a vestment project – PLEASE HELP!) sponsored a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form in the Presence of the Diocesan Bishop, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald app!

For a few years I have been writing a weekly column for the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald.  At first I had a column about the prayers of the Mass, which carried us through the transition to the … Continue reading

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Suggestions for charitable giving for “Giving Tuesday”

Sometimes people ask me about reliable charities. Since I am informed that it is “Giving Tuesday” (who knew?) here are a few charities which I support. Our Lady of Hope Clinic I have written about Our Lady of Hope Clinic before. … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Online Shopping?

It’s the legendary “Cyber Monday”.  I like to get my Christmas shopping done early, so I don’t have to think about it when things get really busy. May I ask you, please, if you are going to shop online with Amazon, … Continue reading

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UK READERS: LONDON EVENTS

To my friends and readers in the UK, there will be an event at St. Patrick’s in London (Soho Square) where my friend Fr. Alexander Sherbrooke is the PP. I receive this from the parish’s director of evangelization In light of … Continue reading

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