Tag Archives: Fr. John Hunwicke

“The darkness of Satan has entered and spread throughout the Catholic Church, even to its summit.”

Fr. Hunwicke has posted at his blog, inter alia, a stunning quote of Paul VI:
“The tail of the Devil is functioning in the disintegration of the Catholic world. The darkness of Satan has entered and spread throughout the Catholic Church, … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z rants… about and to diocesan priests

A while back, I posted a comment on the post of a young man who had, quite properly, praised the work of those orders, fraternities and institutes set up under the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“.  He left out diocesan priests.
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Wherein Fr. Z responds to Fr. H’s “brick by brick” comment

This from the inimitable Fr. Hunwicke at his always gratifying page with my Usual Treatment™:
How to introduce the Vetus Ordo to a country church overnight
“For weeks before my induction I had been in the parish seeing people in their homes and … Continue reading

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Tinkeritis: Screwing around with, screwing up, liturgical translations

You may have heard that there is an initiative underway to “review” or “study” vernacular translations of the texts of Mass and the norms according to which they are to be prepared as given in Liturgiam authenticam.   This would be … Continue reading

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“If you still attend the Novus Ordo, murmur ‘Ganganelli’ as you exchange the Grope of Peace.”

The inimitable Fr. Hunwicke, who feverishly awaits the arrival of his new Clement XIV Ganganelli drinkware which I have sent with my compliments, has this to say over at his indispensible blog Mutual Enrichment:
Have you got your spectacular Clement XIV (Papa … Continue reading

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Concerning some bad ideas about how to “enrich” the traditional, Extraordinary Form

UPDATE:
Another reaction at NLM.
UPDATE:
Be sure to read a response posted at CWR by a priest who wrote his thesis on Universae Ecclesiae.  HERE
 
___ Originally Published on: Feb 8, 2017 ___
When I was around the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“, in its early days, … Continue reading

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Can “Rome” be trusted? SSPX questions and beyond

I have smart friends who think that – things being as they are – the SSPX should NOT at this time accept terms offered by the Holy See. It’s hard to see what that might entail… things being as they … Continue reading

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“Down with Rigid Narcissistic Pelagian Prelaticism!”

Fr. John Hunwicke of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham has of late been applying his customary perspicience to matters current over at his fine blog Mutual Enrichment.  
Today he tackles the wifty notions of the libs who yock “Clericalism!” at traditional … Continue reading

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NYC 16 & 18 Oct: Talks by Fr. John Hunwicke on great topics

It would be nice to be somewhere near New York City in order to be able to attend these great talks by my friend Fr. John Hunwicke, of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Most erudite?

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“If I were a bishop, I would send round formidable, even terrifying, hit squads of young clergy…”

We have to get serious about our sacred liturgical worship.  Every initiative we undertake in the Church must begin in worship and come back to worship.  If our liturgical worship is screwed up, nothing else will work correctly.
From Fr. Hunwicke’s … Continue reading

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Literate: “What, Papa, is ‘Jesuit’?” Papa: “I think you’d better ask your Mother.”

From the erudite digital pen of Fr. Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment:
September 3 Anno Domini 2116: a family dialogue
An old favourite of some appreciative readers, reprinted by request with one or two tinkerings. 
Literate and Latinate six-year-old: Papa, why was the psalmody of this … Continue reading

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Ultrapapalism is the other side of the coin of Sedevacantism

I extend my compliments to Fr. Hunwicke today for an excellent observation at his excellent blog Mutual Enrichment.
Here is an excerpt from the post I have in mind. You can read the whole thing there:
Two very brief pointers.
(1) Sedevacantism is … Continue reading

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Latin. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Fr. John Hunwicke, priest, gentleman and Latinist, has a spiffing post at his blog Mutual Enrichment (which title is a reference to Summorum Pontificum).
He writes about Latin.  Here is a taste of the first part with my oft-imitated emphases and comments:
Since Papa Bergoglio … Continue reading

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Washing Feet – observations

I refer the readership to some lucid and sober comments about the pedilavium, the foot washing, that can occur as an option in both uses of the Roman Rite.
Fr John Hunwicke makes some keen and, for liberals sobering, observations. I expunged his … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 142: It’s Nazi Germany, it’s 1937, you are Catholic, and you are afraid. Mit brennender Sorge!

Fr. John Hunwicke, at his fine blog Mutual Enrichment, reminds us all that on this liturgical day, Monday of Holy Week, in 1937…
… the Gestapo raided diocesan offices and presbyteries all over Germany. The previous day, Palm Sunday, when the churches were … Continue reading

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