Category Archives: ¡Hagan lío!

The future of the Church (hint – NOT #Synod2018)

The demographics of the Church are on the move, at least in these USA.  We will, in the next few years, witness a dramatic drop in numbers of those who bother with the Church at all.  Everything will have to … Continue reading

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2nd Sunday of October: Votive Mass of the Good Thief in prisons, jails, etc.

As you may recall, 25 March is also the Feast of the Good Thief who, as Fulton Sheen said, “stole heaven”.
However, in your copies of the traditional Missale Romanum, in the back in the section on Masses for Various Places, … Continue reading

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#Synod2018 – Wherein Fr. Z rants

“For God so loved the world that He did not send a committee.”
“If I ought to write the truth, I am of the mind that I ought to flee all meetings of bishops, because I have never seen any happy … Continue reading

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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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The Power of Silence? Card. Sarah declines role on #2018Synod committee

LifeSite:
Cardinal Sarah declines election to key committee at Vatican Youth Synod [“walking together”]
VATICAN CITY, October 4, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — Cardinal Robert Sarah was elected last evening as a member of the Information Commission responsible for disseminating news on the Vatican … Continue reading

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Taking on “Grievance Studies”. Hilarious and frightening.

Although I am irritated with Rod Dreher, he published something in equal measures hilarious and alarming.
It just goes to show how fast our society is devolving into imbecilic madness.
A taste:
You have GOT to read this, from Quillette!  It starts with this … Continue reading

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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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UPDATED – INTERVIEW – @ArchChicago parish burns a “rainbow flag”

UPDATE: 27 Sept
Part 2: HERE
UPDATE: 26 Sept
Church Militant has a video interview with Fr. Kalchik. Father is in hiding, concerned for his safety.
Some of the content is NOT for kids. Be aware.
UPDATE: 23 Sept
It just gets worse.

“Rather, I act out … Continue reading

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“Has not all our misery as a Church arisen from people being afraid to look difficulties in the face?”

“The more implicit the reverence one pays to a Bishop, the more keen will be one’s perception of heresy in him … those, who have cultivated a loyal feeling towards their superiors, are the most loving servants, or the most … Continue reading

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OCTOBER – ROME – Annual #SumPont2018 Pilgrimage

At the end of October, 26-28 October to be precise, is the annual Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage to Rome.  People from all over travel to Rome to participate in traditional liturgy, processions and talks… and to make contacts and greet old … Continue reading

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THIS IS WAR! Wherein Fr. Z calls on bishops and priests to FIGHT BACK as priests and bishops!

Preliminary note:  For the last two nights, I have had nightmares.  Last night was as bad as anything I have ever had and it was incredibly real.  As I wrote this post, I had the dreaded BSOD.   Hasn’t happened for … Continue reading

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Card. Müller: “the real danger to today’s humanity is the greenhouse gases of sin and the global warming of unbelief”

Was was alerted to an item in German.  It seems that Gerhard Ludwig Card. Müller gave quite the sermon last Saturday in Rome for the ordination of Michael Sulzenbacher, SJM.
The whole text in German is on kath.net
Here are some of … Continue reading

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Lay Rage in Chicago, Mary Eberstadt takes names, and Fr. Z rants

I find myself once again in The City of Big Shoulders, Chicago.  The last couple of days have been fascinating, as I have met an interesting priest with an interesting story and had the chance to hear about what some … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during your Mass to fulfill your Sunday Obligation?
Let us know.
Today, I was struck by the collect and I put aside what I had prepared, for the most part.
Here is … Continue reading

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@BishopZubik announces traditional practices for @DioPitt

Bp. Morlino, in his 27 August Statement, asked the faithful of the Diocese of Madison to observe the Ember Days as times of reparation for the sins that brought on The Present Crisis.  HERE
I read at LifeSite that Bp. Zubik of … Continue reading

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