Category Archives: The Coming Storm

Dodging Global Extinction Events

These days it is hard to look around and not wonder if we are at last really in the End Times.  We seems to be experiencing the Great Falling Away.  Signs and signs and signs of faster and faster autodestruction … Continue reading

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Posted in Global Killer Asteroid Questions, Look! Up in the sky!, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | Tagged , | 12 Comments

The unhinged Left now turns to satanism, witchcraft to fight Pres. Trump, Justice Kavanaugh

Under another post I mentioned something about libs, Dems, turning to witchcraft to fight Pres. Trump.
Several of you have sent notes about a plan for “witches” to gather in Brooklyn and… and… sorry, I just had an image of hipster … Continue reading

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Posted in Liberals, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, Throwing a Nutty, You must be joking! | 18 Comments

Francis accepted Card. Wuerl’s two year old resignation, wrote him a Letter

Today at last Francis accepted the heavily embroiled Card. Wuerl’s resignation.
Card. Wuerl turned 75 over two years ago. As the law requires he was to submit his resignation.    It was not accepted at the time.  Wuerl submitted another in … Continue reading

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Posted in The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged | 23 Comments

ASK FATHER: I struggle with despair at the future of the Church.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I am blessed to attend a beautiful Extraordinary Form Mass each Sunday, offered by devout, orthodox priests. I go to confession regularly and make every effort to lead a good Christian life.
Yet, I struggle with despair at the … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Hard-Identity Catholicism, Semper Paratus, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | Tagged , | 23 Comments

The Negative Power of Silence

Perhaps you have the same reaction that I have.  One of the things that provokes in me the worst sort of anxiety is being told that something is up, but not being told what it is.  For example, you are … Continue reading

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“The roll was called, and it sounded like the gates of hell opened up.”

From PJMedia comes this insightful comment on the Left:
Kavanaugh Foes Fill Senate Gallery With Sounds of the Insane
I’ll charm the air to give a sound,
While you perform your antic round.
– MacBeth
I was in the Senate gallery this afternoon when Justice … Continue reading

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Posted in Liberals, Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians, The Coming Storm, The Drill | Tagged , | 21 Comments

Card. Ouellet’s Letter to Archbp. Viganò about the #ViganoTestimony

The Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops wrote an Open Letter to Archbp. Viganò, once the Nuncio to these USA.  As you know, Archbp. Viganò released a “Testimony“.   Then he went into hiding, for good reason.
In the sequel to the Testimony, … Continue reading

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Posted in The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 56 Comments

Division, division and more satanic division

I have over the last weeks watched the Kavanaugh hearings.  This morning I listened to speeches of Senators before the cloture vote.  The cloture vote passed and the vote to confirm Kavanaugh’s nomination to SCOTUS will take place in some … Continue reading

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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, GO TO CONFESSION, Hard-Identity Catholicism, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | Tagged | 12 Comments

A well-funded lay watchdog group to investigate all the Cardinals. All of them.

 
UPDATE 2 Oct:
I received an email from the operations director of this new group.  His corrections to the CRUX piece are worth noting:
Dear Fr Z,
My name is Jacob Imam and I’m the operations director of Better Church Governance. I’m thankful … Continue reading

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Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | Tagged | 24 Comments

29 Sept: Feast of Angels (and chapel veils)

In these days of The Present Crisis a few bishops took a step towards sanity and asked their people once again to pray the St. Michael Prayer after Mass.
I think we should bring the Leonine Prayers back… all of them. … Continue reading

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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments

Court case, Seal of Confession, and requiring priests to break the Seal

From Lexology:
A note about the Seal of Confession and requiring priests to break the Seal:
State Could Not Require Priest to Breach Confessional Without Satisfying RFRA
In Ronchi v. State, No. 5D18-194, 2018 WL 2988975 (Fla. 5th DCA June 15, 2018), the … Continue reading

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Posted in GO TO CONFESSION, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Priests and Priesthood, The Coming Storm | Tagged | 13 Comments

Watching the #KavanaughHearings

Yesterday I watched the Kavanaugh Senate hearing.  There were some important moments, including the fact that Kavanaugh arrived wearing his game face and Sen. Graham gave the Dems a piece of his mind.   Turning points, both.
Amusing moments: Sen. Whitehouse … Continue reading

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Posted in The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged | 43 Comments

#ViganoTestimony – THE SEQUEL

At LifeSite we see that Archbp. Viganò has released another statement.
ROME, September 27, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has today issued a new extraordinary testimony, responding to Pope Francis’ refusal to answer the charge that he knew of Cardinal … Continue reading

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Fr. Z thanks readers who want to help priests.

It doesn’t surprise me even as it surprised me.   I am ever amazed at the response I get from readers in certain circumstances, even as I have, over time, learned to expect it.
Since I posted about Fr. Kalchik, and … Continue reading

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Posted in Priests and Priesthood, Si vis pacem para bellum!, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | Tagged | 14 Comments

Read and weep: Soviet style “psych” tactics used against priests by bishops.

What I am about to post, read carefully.
Over the last few months I have been contacted by diocesan priests (and a religious) who were being sent by their bishops (superior) to be “evaluated” at one of these psych clinics for … Continue reading

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Posted in Be The Maquis, Cri de Coeur, Liberals, Mail from priests, Pò sì jiù, Priests and Priesthood, The Coming Storm, The Drill, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , | 92 Comments