Category Archives: ¡Hagan lío!

Discount promo code for the famous “Combat Rosary”

Some of you have mentioned in email and comments here that the famous Combat Rosaries, carried by the Pontifical Swiss Guard, are just expensive enough that it is hard to buy them for groups, etc. I worked out something with Fr. … Continue reading

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Austen Ivereigh, liberal ex-editor of The Bitter Pill, attacks Fr. Z on Twitter

Spotted on Twitter: Soooo… Fr. Z is an RC integralist who prays like an evangelical fundamentalist. Ivereigh used to be the editor of a magazine.  He has clearly allowed his reading skills to get rusty. Oh, right.  He was editor of The Bitter … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput responds to Jesuit Fr. Antonio “2+2=5” Spadaro and La Civiltà Cattolica

UPDATE: One of you readers caught this and posted in the combox. Comment: To submit a reply to Archbishop Chaput’s column, the anti-spam quiz currently is “What is 2 plus 2?” Very shrewd. This will prevent Fr. Antonio “2+2=5” Spadaro … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Supper For the Promotion of Clericalism and a NOTE to MS. Winters – UPDATED

UPDATE 17 July 2017: Some of you are writing to me to ask for CCW cards.  I’m not the guy.  However, I passed the word to Fr. Heilman, who responded: They’ll be available at romancatholicgear.com within the week. They must possess a … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z endorses Fr. Cipolla’s call to ACTION!

Though some of the Rorate folks have waged a bit of a war on me, I have tried occasionally to acknowledge their good contributions.  I was sent a link to one contribution which I would like to endorse. Fr. Richard Cipolla, … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED and the guy with the “Best Job In The World™”

UPDATE BELOW! ____ I have a huge stack of books to work through, but the books are still coming. I appreciate people who send books from my wishlists. First, Signs of the Holy One: Liturgy, Ritual, and Expression of the … Continue reading

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10th anniv. of Summorum Pontificum : Solemn Mass in Notre-Dame de Paris

I was sent a link to some beautiful photos of a Solemn Mass celebrated in the great Cathedral of Paris, Notre-Dame.  HERE  A couple of examples:  

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Wherein another priest rants: Liberal hypocrite priests and bishops

For the record, I endorse the following in its entirety. From Fr. Dwight Longenecker (alas, still at Patheos) from some time ago, 2015, but recently spotted on Facebook – with my usual treatment: Blowing the Whistle on Liberal Hypocrites On … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Birettas for Seminarians Project ONGOING!

¡Hagan lío! I had a nice note from a reader who met a seminarian recipient of one of your birettas. Here at Fr. Z’s Samizdat, for now I’ll anonymize this “In The Wild” pic.  It is just better that way, … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Corruption, sodomy, drugs, infidelity… How can we trust anything from Rome? Wherein Fr. Z rants.

UPDATE: Feedback from a reader… In a recent post, you respond to a question about the distress that is caused by the latest homosexual scandal in the Vatican. You pointed out that the enemy will attack, “in particular,” those who have influence over … Continue reading

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Reader Feedback and Challenge Coin Update

Today I took a bunch of envelopes containing “challenge coins” to the post office.  These were tokens of gratitude to some benefactors. Some coins are intended for benefactors, while others will go to friends, to priests who have their own challenge … Continue reading

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BOOK REMINDER: 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 published in 1985 (US HERE – UK HERE). Joseph Ratzinger was Prefect of the … Continue reading

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NEW PREFECT for CDF: Archbp. Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, SJ

Published on: Jul 1, 2017 @ 06:10 CDT (1119 UTC) It seems that Arcbp. Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, SJ, will be the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.  He has been the Secretary of the … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Challenge Coin – THEY’RE HERE!

UPDATED BELOW: Originally Published on: Apr 7, 2017 I had mentioned a while back that I resolved to have a challenge coin made.  I figured I’d start with one for my 25th anniversary.  This is what we have come up with … Continue reading

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Wherein another reader does indeed “throw in the towel”

From a reader: In light of your rather depressed email correspondent [HERE], I want to share a more uplifting story. […] I have again become a Roamin’ Catholic. After decades as a “Novus Ordo Catholic,” I have thrown in the … Continue reading

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