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Pontifical Masses

The crowning jewel of the Roman Rite is the Pontifical Mass, particularly when the diocesan bishop celebrates in his own diocese.  It is as if the whole diocese is present in the moment. In Madison, WI, the local bishop, His … Continue reading

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Heads up! Reactions to my post about destruction of Christian businesses still rolling in.

Reactions to my post When they come to destroy your business because you are pro-traditional family are still rolling in. It was cited quite a few news outlets and blogs. Today, Sunday, there is a piece in the local paper where … Continue reading

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25 March – D. Madison – Pontifical Mass at the Throne

Today, Wednesday 25 March at 7 pm, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Throne (Extraordinary Form) at Chapel of the Bishop O’Conner Center (MAP) for the Feast of the Annunciation. … Continue reading

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Winters attacks

Michael Sean Winters of the National Schismatic Reporter brought a smile to my face today! Winters is primarily reacting to Ross Douthat’s recent piece HERE.  Douthat commented in his piece on those who are more traditional and how they see Pope Francis. … Continue reading

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Preparing future officers of the Church Militant and New Evangelization

A couple of nice TLM photos. His Excellency Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, celebrating Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form for seminarians at Mount St. Mary Seminary. The diocese has seminarians in formation there.   Preparing future officers of … Continue reading

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UPDATE: D. Madison: Bp. Morlino and the surge of priestly vocations (Parts 1 & 2)

I updated this with Part 2 from the WSJ, below.  Read about a seminarian who will say the TLM. To make a donation to the Diocese of Madison and to earmark it for seminarians, click HERE. Once you click the … Continue reading

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MADISON, WI – 2 Feb – CANDLEMAS – Pontifical Mass at the Throne

On 2 February – Candlemas – in Madison, WI, His Excellency Most Rev. Bishop Robert C. Morlino (the Extraordinary Ordinary) will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Throne. The Mass will begin at 7 pm at the Bishop O’Connor Center. … Continue reading

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Permanent Deacons and clerical attire

I have written before on the topic of the use of the Roman collar by permanent deacons.  HERE I saw that the weekly newspaper of the Diocese of Madison (where I usually am when not on the road) has a … Continue reading

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FOLLOWUP: Pontifical Mass vestments

On Monday, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, we had a Pontifical Mass at the Throne with the Extraordinary Ordinary, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison. Despite the horrid weather, and despite the Packers playing Atlanta … Continue reading

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Pontifical Mass in Madison for the Immaculate Conception

An image… Despite the horrid weather, and despite the Packers playing Atlanta on Monday Night Football (the Packers won), we still had quite a good attendance. These happy people were able to fulfill their Mass Obligation with a Pontifical Mass … Continue reading

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Vestment Prayers – A Modern Update

Tonight in Madison, the Extraordinary Ordinary, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of the same Madison, will celebrated a Pontifical Mass at the Throne in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. The Mass will begin at 7 … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z is happy

You might recall that, at the end of October, while I was in Rome I shopped for fabric and trim and ordered up a set of Pontifical vestments from the famous ecclesiastical shop Gammarelli. Here are a couple of shots … Continue reading

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MADISON – 8 DEC – Pontifical Mass at the Throne

If you are anywhere near Madison, WI – or even if you are not – His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino (aka The Extraordinary Ordinary) will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Throne for the Feast of the Immaculate … Continue reading

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Suggestions for your donations to good Catholic causes

More and more often these days, I have notes from people who wonder about reliable Catholic charities or causes to which they can contribute their hard won money.  They ask for suggestions. I have some suggestions right now! Even though … Continue reading

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15 Aug – D. Madison – Pontifical Mass at the Throne (& your Masses?)

On the Feast of the Assumption (a holy day of obligation) there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Throne celebrated by His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino (aka the Extraordinary Ordinary), at Noon at the Bishop O’Connor Center. … Continue reading

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