Category Archives: ¡Hagan lío!

Terrific movement of prayer for priests: Seven Sisters Apostolate

Recently, I’ve written about some things that bishops and priests should do in this crisis time.  I’ve also made suggestions to lay people about things they can do.
However, there is one thing that lay people can do… especially lay women… … Continue reading

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PROPOSAL to all the Bishops of these USA for your November 2018 Meeting

PROPOSAL TO ALL THE BISHOPS OF THESE USA FOR YOUR NOVEMBER MEETING
These times call for action that priests and bishops are truly ordained for: wield spiritual authority given by Christ Himself.
Let’s use all our spiritual weapons. Prayer, fasting, almsgiving, mortifications, … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – UPDATE: Photos of seminarians Solemn Mass

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass you frequented in fulfillment of your Sunday obligation?
Let us know what it was!
For my part, I am not scheduled today!  However, each year the seminarians of … Continue reading

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“Twelve priests celebrated the traditional Mass for the first time during…”

The good news.  Pontifical Masses are springing up everywhere.  For example, I read about another in El Paso for Assumption.
Now I see this great story, in French, about an event in Poland.
Twelve priests celebrated the traditional Mass for the first … Continue reading

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A Gatherum Omnium: Fr. Z comments on lots of today’s stories

There is so much going on today, allow me to signal to you some things that I found interesting, but have not the time to comment upon comprehensively individual posts.
Here is a Gatherium Omnium with my pointed comments.  I want … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: If something is in the Catechism, do I have to give in, believe it even though it is different from what the Catechism taught before?

I am getting questions from lots people about Pope Francis’ move to change the Church’s doctrine concerning capital punishment.
QUAERITUR:
If this is in the Catechism, do I have to give in and believe it even though this is different from what … Continue reading

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Concerning beautiful liturgical vestments

The other day a friend and patron of this blog set a suggestion for a new set of vestments.

Nice, huh?  Take a closer look!
I am in the process of having fabrics, custom damasks, woven for upcoming sets of vestments.  It … Continue reading

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HERESY PANDEMIC!

Now that I look at that post title, I can see why you might think that I am channeling the Id of Trad-dom.
In fact, today I had an informal lunch with some young priests: guys drop in between 12-2 for … Continue reading

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HISTORY: The Rite of Degradation of a Bishop

Something has been nagging me from the back of my mind today.  I finally, late in the evening just as I was about to turn in, dredged it up.
One of my favorite Popes, Papa Lambertini, Pope Benedict XIV, was a … Continue reading

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Signs of the times

Australia passes a law to require priests to violate the Seal of Confession. HERE
Then L’Affaire McCarrick flares.
Today I read that in India, a government agency, the National Commission for Women, wants the Catholic Church to abolish the Sacrament of Penance, … Continue reading

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D. Madison – 29 July – Missa Cantata in the DOMINICAN Rite

I am pleased to inform the readership that in Madison, WI, at the parish staffed by the Order of Preachers, there will be a Sung Mass in the Dominican Rite.
On Sunday 29 July at Blessed Sacrament Parish, Fr. James Dominic … Continue reading

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What Catholics do when the Church’s Body is being torn apart

We live in confusing times.  Confusion racks the Church, like horses pulling limb in four directions.  Confused faithful even wonder about the indefectibility of the Church or their continued membership. Confusion like this is a sign of the Devil’s work.
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Croatian pro-life coin and Archbishop of Avignon lets gender-benders have it

Here are a couple of noteworthy and encouraging bits of news.
First… I have to go to Croatia.  It keeps popping up on my radar.  I had a note from a recently ordained Croatian priest looking for a little help for … Continue reading

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FEAST DAY! 21 July 1773 – Clement XIV suppressed the Jesuits!

It is a great FEAST today.
I am enjoying an icy cold limonata!

Today, 21 July, in the year of grace 1773, Pope Clement XIV of happy memory, issued his Bull by which he suppressed the Jesuits.
I have all sorts of Papa Ganganelli gear … Continue reading

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US Association of Consecrated Virgins condemns confusing new rules from Holy See

This is interesting… in the wake of the Holy See’s confusing document on consecrated virginity.  Ed Peter‘s wrote:
Now, according to the plain terms of ESI, the Blessed Virgin Mary, archetype of virginity consecrated to God, would not be eligible for admission to the … Continue reading

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