Tag Archives: D. Phoenix

VIDEO: A CALL TO BATTLE: ‘Society’s Crisis in Masculinity’

The Diocese of Phoenix, under the oversight of impressive Bishop Thomas Olmsted, has issued a 10 minute video. A Call to Battle – A Short Film on ‘Society’s Crisis in Masculinity’ 4975 views at the time of this posting. Last … Continue reading

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Bp. Olmsted (D. Phoenix) issues to men a tremendous call to battle!

Liberal catholics want to wussify the Church.  They effectively embrace the world’s ways and think the Church should adapt her teachings and practices to shifting secular mores.  They accuse those who still dare to stand up in the public square and defend … Continue reading

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1 year later: Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP – RIP

Catholics traditionally pray for their dead, particularly with the celebration of Holy Mass, on the day of their death, on the third, seventh, and thirtieth day (“Month’s Mind”) after the death or burial. We also remember them on the year … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Arrest made in the murder of Fr. Walker – UPDATED

There is forensic evidence that connects the suspect to inside the rectory and inside the Fr. Walker’s vehicle which he stole. There is a Requiem this morning.  Around that same time there is supposed to be a presser. More from … Continue reading

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PHOENIX: Developments in case of Fr. Walker and Fr. Terra

You will want to see this.  HERE  Bp. Olmsted makes remarks on camera. And BBC HERE Among other things that story says that they have now a description of the suspected perp and that Fr. Terra can talk finally: Parishioner … Continue reading

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PHOENIX: More about the murder of Fr. Walker

Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP, 29, was shot to death by an unknown killer who also assaulted another priest, Fr. Joseph Terra, 56, who is in critical condition. Fr. Terra was able to give Fr. Walker absolution. The news coverage is … Continue reading

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Z-SWAG: In The Wild – Phoenician Edition

From a reader: Dear Fr. Zuhlsdorf, I came across “Save the Liturgy, Save the World” and “Say the Black, Do the Red!” while reading Fr. John Lankeit’s bulletin letter to the parishioners at Sts. Simon and Jude Cathedral, Phoenix, Arizona … Continue reading

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ALERT PHOENIX! 26-27 August – Two talks you do NOT want to miss!

In the Catholic Sun, issued by the Diocese of Phoenix, I see advertised something that you do NOT want to miss if you are anywhere in the vicinity. Priest with Vatican, Phoenix ties to share Church’s wisdom in Scottsdale Fr. … Continue reading

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Sister goes door to door asking Catholics to return to Mass

Never underestimate the power of an invitation. Once upon a time there were groups like Legion of Mary, which could canvass parish neighborhoods.  Once upon a time, priests even walked about neighborhoods working on a census.  Then again, parish neighborhoods … Continue reading

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Bp. Paprocki in a hostile crowd tells it like it is

There is a useful RSS feed widget on the side bar of this blog which reveals what the Cardinal Newman Society is up to these days.  Check it out. Using that feed, I found their article on what happened in Phoenix … Continue reading

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Phoenix Legatus Conference Day 1

I am in Phoenix for the annual summit of Legatus. It really fires up tonight, but registration has begun. There is “hospitality” during the day. I may take my laptop down to the common area and work from there while … Continue reading

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Bp. Olmsted (D. Phoenix) issues pastoral letter to priests about importance of Confession

From the onset, Fr. Z Kudos to His Excellency Most Rev. Bp. Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix for his new Pastoral Letter on CONFESSIONS! The letter is called “Apostles of Mercy” and it is directed to the Priests of the Diocese … Continue reading

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Bp. Olmsted removes “Catholic” status from another Phoenix hospital

Bp. Olmsted is reinforcing Catholic identity again. As I wrote some time ago: We’ve seen this movie before, and it ain’t The Bells of St. Mary’s. I saw this at azcentral.com: Bishop strips Mercy Gilbert Medical Center of Catholic status By … Continue reading

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A reader about a parish with confessions on Good Friday

From a reader: I had to tell you about what happened at our parish ___ this Good Friday. We had confessions on Good Friday for the first time that I can remember since coming here in the early 1990s. Not … Continue reading

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Dr. Peters concerning the excomm’d Mercy Sister in Phoenix

I posted about the Mercy Sister in Phoenix who approved a direct abortion at a Catholic hospital. The local Bishop, confirmed that she had incurred an automatic excommunication. Then a story emerged that she, Sr. McBride, had been reconciled. I … Continue reading

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