Tag Archives: Cristeros

10 February – St. José Sánchez del Río, Martyr

Today is the Feast of José Sánchez del Río. I would very much like a relic of this wonderful saint for our time.  Anyone? I suspect many people, perhaps even among the readers here, have convinced themselves that the persecution … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL! Wherein Fr. Z is AMAZED at … coincidences? I think not.

Okay… someone tell me what’s going on here!  (Trick question.  I think I know.) As you recall, I have a great portable altar from St. Joseph’s Apprentice, and Pelican case to ship it in.  HERE I also now have great … Continue reading

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¡Viva Cristo Rey! Mexican bishop persecuted by homosexualists

It’s coming. It it time to take  “¡Hagan lío!” to another step. From LifeSite: Mexican bishop says he’ll evangelize in prison if he’s locked up for ‘homophobia’ September 16, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – The Catholic bishop of Cuernavaca, Mexico, is being investigated … Continue reading

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Peter O’Toole: R.I.P. Fr. Z POLL

Actor Peter O’Toole has died at the age of 81.  He will forever be connected to one of the greatest films of its era (or any era), Lawrence of Arabia.  I suspect some of you young’uns haven’t seen it. I … Continue reading

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Movie “For Greater Glory” is now available on DVD and Blue-Ray

The movie about the Cristeros, For Greater Glory, is now available on DVD and Blue-Ray. I haven’t seen it, but I hear it is good. UK HERE.

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My preference for concelebration

Every time I post about concelebration and private Masses, interesting discussion evolves. This was sent by a reader.  From this Pinterest page, these priests are saying their daily Masses during the annual Chartes Pentecost pilgrimage. On another note, here is … Continue reading

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