Tag Archives: Biological Solution

The Gravitational Pull v The Biological Solution

Brick by brick… college by college…
From a reader:
Thought you might like to know that Franciscan University just celebrated its first Solemn High Mass for the patronal feast of Christ the King (for Christ the King Chapel). I know that a … Continue reading

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Signs of revival

At the site of Catholic World Report there is and interview with author Roger Kimball about his new book, The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia (UK link HERE). Within the interview you will find this … Continue reading

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GUEST RANT: Many languages for Mass and fake “unity”

From a priest:
In my diocese we are often asked (read, expected, pressured) to participate in or to celebrate Masses in more than one language in the name of multi-culturalism. I am not talking Latin here. The result is that for … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Tired of outdated liberal liturgy, bad doctrine, no TLM. What do we do?

From a reader:
I’m a 28 year old, white, married, male with 3 children, a decent job, two degrees in Theology and an ever-growing chip on my shoulder. I know enough to know that there is always a “storm period” after … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Seminary monitors seminarians’ email, surfing. Wherein Fr. Z administers tough love.

In the USA huge strides have been taken back toward sanity in the Catholic Church’s seminaries. The “biological solution” is having its way with the liberals and modernists who have dominated chanceries and seminaries for decades. Though some hang on … Continue reading

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I sense a trend.

Over at Orwell’s Picnic there is a post entitled “Face it, Hippies”, which this graph.

I sense a trend.
The growth is slow, some will say.  But there is growth.  There is growth in several important spheres of the Church’s life, including … Continue reading

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I just don’t get it. Do they hate what they claim to want to be?

Over at Coo-ees In The Cloister:
Look at this photo.  What does it say to you?  What questions come to mind as you look at the way these people are dressed, at the signs they are holding?
Is there any dissonance here?  … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What should we do when priests do stupid things?

Priests are people too.  But sometimes I think, “Listen, pal.  If you are too stupid to follow the rites for sacraments as they are written, maybe you should be working as a dishwasher.”
From a reader:
If you post this on your … Continue reading

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What the Ordinary Form brings to the Extraordinary Form: the question of Mutual Enrichment

Since Universae Ecclesiae has been issued the subject of the “mutual enrichment” of the older and newer, the Extraordinary and Ordinary Forms of the Roman Rite has reemerged.
For going on two decades now, I have been saying that – in … Continue reading

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