Category Archives: ¡Hagan lío!

Reliable Catholic and Pro-Life Causes

Here are some efforts worth your attention. We are getting down to the end of the year. Some of you are starting to think about your end of year TAX DEDUCTIBLE giving. Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison … Continue reading

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To Prelates: “Don’t Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It’s Raining.”

I’ve just spent a few minutes in a hard-hitting piece about The Present Crisis at Crisis.  Here are a couple of outstanding paragraphs. The apostle Paul certainly saw the redemptive side of scandal and division: “For there must be factions among … Continue reading

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UPDATED BRICK BY BRICK in Florida! New Sunday TLM established.

UPDATE 17 Nov 2018: From a reader… more movement in Florida.  I think this was cut and pasted to me, but… oh well. Father Z – thought you’d like to see Florida is headed in the right direction. From Fr. … Continue reading

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US Bishop begin 2018 November meeting: PRAY & FAST!

It think it may be up to us – up to you and me. The US Bishops begin their annual November meeting today in Baltimore. There will be protesters around the meeting, as there should be.   Some, seemingly within … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: TLM workshops for U.S. diocesan priests with no EF Mass experience and marginal Latin?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I spoke with our parish priest today and he is open to attending a Latin Mass Workshop. Will you please recommend a workshop(s) for a young, U.S. diocesan priest with no EF Mass experience and marginal … Continue reading

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More on #Synod2018 (“walking together”) document #146

Today the pithily perspicacious Fr H looks at the Synod’s (“walking together”) notion about developing ways to certify Catholic blogs to avoid “fake news”. He wrote along the lines of what I wrote HERE.    He also wrote: We seem … Continue reading

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Saving a heritage church in Fall River

In the near future, we will face more church closures.  Some won’t be that much of a loss.  Some, however, are part of our patrimony, lovingly built by our forebears, irreplaceable. I bring to the readerships attention the plight of … Continue reading

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Pope reacts to Viganò and #ViganòTestimony 3.0

Okay, that meant Msgr. Charles Pope of the Archdiocese of Washington DC. He writes about the third Viganò Testimony HERE. A sample: As I finished reading Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s third letter, I had an immediate sense that I had … Continue reading

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Terrific Benedictine Monks of Norcia! Yes, great things are also going on and YOU can participate.

As we navigate The Present Crisis, let us not forget that there are wonderful things happening, too, by the grace of God and by fervent elbow grease.  Isn’t that how we are meant to carry out our vocations?  Grace and … Continue reading

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#ViganoTestimony 3.0!  Powerful response to accusations, points to crisis of homosexuality #sodoclericalism

Huge. Archbp. Carlo Maria Viganò has issued a third Testimony.  It is a neutron bomb. First, at CNA we read that the present “Sostituo”, the 2nd in command in the Secretariat of State for matter within the Church, Archbishop Edgar Peña … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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