Category Archives: The future and our choices

Great analysis of the “spin” of last year’s Synod on the Family. Fr. Z rants.

Synod Fatigue is sure to be setting in now, if it hasn’t already. Just wait.  It’ll get worse. But you must stay focused.  Don’t tune out Synod news. “But Father! But Father!”, some will say, “It’s all too much!  I … Continue reading

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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, Cri de Coeur, Goat Rodeos, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, Pray For A Miracle, Synod, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , , , | 28 Comments

A priest writes about learning the Extraordinary Form: “What a gift!”

From a priest… Dear Fr. Zuhlsdorf, My name is Fr. ___, and I am a priest of the Diocese of ___. I would appreciate it if you would keep my e-mail anonymous. I wanted to tell you that I am … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum and You

At NLM there is a good entry by Peter Kwasniewski about implementing Summorum Pontificum where you are. He makes some practical points which I endorse… as one would expect since I also have made them. WARNING: Peter links to a dangerous video that … Continue reading

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The final target of the Third Hijra: Rome and the Catholic Church

On this anniversary of 9/11 I call to mind a post about the “Islamic Cultural Center” to be build near the site of the World Trade Center, but which was really a rabat, The first rabat appeared at the time … Continue reading

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“Is there anything still worth fighting for?”

I don’t watch a lot of TV, and when I do it is usually news or news commentary stuff on cable, and then usually Fox, and even then I am more often than not multitasking. However, from time to time … Continue reading

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The press takes sides before the Synod starts

As Rome wakes up from the summer break, the war for the Synod has begun.  Those who wish changes to Catholic doctrine have allies in the Catholic media and the mainstream media. You should be aware of what is going … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare, One Man & One Woman, Sin That Cries To Heaven, Synod, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Card. Burke’s address at Steubenville about the marriage and the Synod

At Steubenville, His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke gave an address tonight (Tuesday 8 Sept) which you all will want to watch or listen to. He and other speakers talk about the working document, the Instrumentum Laboris for the upcoming Synod … Continue reading

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Refugees Refusing Aid Because It Has A Red Cross On It

Yes, there are true refugees.  I don’t think they are all refugees.  We shall see. Meanwhile, some are rejecting aid because there is a Red Cross on the packages. What do you think will come of this… migration? May the … Continue reading

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From 1965: Paul Harvey’s “If I were the Devil”

For your consideration. This, from the year of closing of the Second Vatican Council.

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Thomas Aquinas College will not compromise

I have learned from the Catholic education watchdog group Cardinal Newman Society (see their feed on the sidebar of this blog) that Thomas Aquinas College has opted to NOT to knuckle under to the threats of the Obama Administration regarding ObamaTax … Continue reading

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