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About Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Fr. Z is the guy who runs this blog. o{]:¬)
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  1. Jeanne Hunter says:

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

  2. Joe says:

    “Don’t cry for me, Novus Ordo…”

  3. pverdun says:

    I wish they’d change the flight-path of these aircraft.

  4. CK says:

    John Paul’s little dove just keeps returning!

  5. Paul Haley says:

    It’s all in His Hands and we are but His instruments.

  6. Rob says:

    I always wanted to learn how to dance.

  7. Chironomo says:

    …This guy is ALWAYS looking over my shoulder!

  8. Mitch says:

    With Moto in one hand and with Christ having my back, Do you hear me now Bishops of the world!!!!

  9. Fr. Patrick says:

    Watch it dear brothers, BIG BROTHER is also looking over my shoulders…..

  10. “Look! The Anglican flying bishops have arrived.”

  11. RichR says:

    Don’t complain to me, complain to Him. I’m just following orders.

  12. Templar says:

    It’s not about me or you; it’s about HIM! That’s why we need ad orientum.

  13. Supertradmom says:

    Thank you, Holy Spirit, for the daily dispatches…

  14. Fr. Marie-Paul says:

    You think Communion on the tongue and kneeling is the end of my return to Tradition? Just wait until you see the rest up my sleeve!

  15. Coletta says:

    But being full of the Holy Spirit, he gazed intently into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God;
    Acts 7:55

  16. Coletta says:

    But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looking up steadfastly to heaven, saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God. And he said: Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God. Acts 7:55
    actually – I prefer this translation

  17. Cory says:

    Look, it’s Fr. Z!

  18. Jeff Pinyan says:

    “I saw Satan like lightning falling from heaven.”

  19. Oscar says:

    Non Anglicani sed angeli!

  20. “The heaven are telling the glory of God…and all creation is shouting for joy…!”

  21. Alan says:

    It makes me think of Peter’s confession…

    “Tu es Christus, Filius Dei vivi.”
    “You are Christ, the Son of the Living God!”

  22. Brian Anderson says:

    Unus abhinc annum

  23. PMcGrath says:

    HE’s in charge — you’re not. Deal with it.

  24. Father Gary V. says:

    Look, it’s a plane….Nooooo, it’s a bird….Noooo, it’s SuperJesus!!!!

  25. BobP says:

    You need to move that “For you and for many” banner a little more to the right. They won’t be able to read it where it is.

  26. MG says:

    Fr. Z…Puhleeeeze return to Roma!

  27. Mark says:

    and here is how Holy Mass should begin….In nomine Patris…..

  28. Guy Power says:

    Herr Ober!!! Noch ein Fanta bitte!

  29. Fr Ray Blake says:

    Thank God for WDTPRS in this extraordinary hard form.
    Must put Fr Z in charge of something important.

  30. Heather says:

    I think he’s cantoring…


    “Gather your people, O Lord….”

  31. Tzard says:

    Next page…

  32. KK says:

    Alles together now: Sie hills are alive, mit sie sound of Latin…

  33. PGJ says:

    Check out my sweet new cuff links!

  34. “Look! The Anglican flying bishops have arrived.”

    Haha. That was a good one, though I think the concept of a ‘flying bishop’ is lost on many of the readers here.

  35. Could you give me a little longer, please? I have quite a bit of work to finish up down here…

  36. Deusdonat says:

    “In ze name of ze Father, ze….um…line please?”


    And I have to say my favorite’s so far on this thread have been Joe’s, Damian’s and Oscar’s. VERY funny y’all : )

  37. Vox Cantor says:

    Ecce, Agnus Dei!

  38. AP says:

    In Hoc Signo Vinces.

  39. Mac McLernon says:

    And the emergency exits can be found up there!

  40. Katherine Therese says:

    Look! The Lord has returned! Ha Ha! Made ya look!

  41. Kazmier says:

    Everyone. Raise your right hand and look up to the sky.

    Ha. Ha. You lose.

    I didn’t say Pope Benedict XVI says…

  42. WFW says:

    The Ten Commandments 2.0

  43. Ioannes Andreades says:

    Pigeon, pigeon, pigeon! Komm back mit der first page of mein Speach, bitte!

  44. Jim says:

    Look… The smoke of Satan is leaving the sanctuary!!

  45. RBrown says:

    “After I reform the liturgy, we’ll pile the guitars all the way up to there and have a big bonfire.”

  46. Corboy says:

    …then bird droppings, from outta no where…it’s good luck , ya know.

  47. Ian says:

    “The hills are alive ….”

  48. Mikiroony says:

    “If you guys with the guitar over there don’t stop HE is gonna take care of you…”

  49. Ottaviani says:

    “I have this much mess to sort out!”

  50. Fabrizio says:

    Ahoo! Gesucri’! vie’ ggiu’ che qua è ‘n casino!!

  51. Irulats says:

    “Give me again the joy of your help;
    with a spirit of fervour sustain me”

  52. Hugo says:

    I can almost touch the majesty of the latin mass. :-)

  53. Dove says:

    Very good, but I’d like a bit more energy from the first sopranos.

  54. Matthew Mattingly says:

    “Everybody inside, here comes the rain.”

  55. joy says:

    See what I have to put up with?

  56. Tina in Ashburn says:


    Oh my. Y’all are sooo funny. Its good to know I’m not the only one here with the overdeveloped sense of humor.
    I had no idea this forum was so full of out-of-work comedians!

    Especially liked: You need to move that “For you and for many” banner a little more to the right. They won’t be able to read it where it is. by BobP

  57. Orthros says:

    I know our culture’s evil Lord… but did we *really* deserve the St. Louis Jesuits?

  58. Kristen says:

    Now move the tabernacle to the right… YES! Now it’s back in the center of the Church for everyone to see!

  59. trespinos says:

    “I believe I can fly …. I believe I can touch the sky …. I think about it every night and day … Spread my wings and fly awaayyyyyy”

  60. Brandon says:

    The British! They’re coming!

  61. David Osterloh says:

    brother, these stubborn Bishops, can’t they read simple Latin!!!

  62. JML says:

    Flying Bishops, check
    Flying Nun, check
    But NOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition!

  63. “Hey! All you Italians, Get off my lawn!”

  64. Joe says:

    “He said ‘now the tenors'”

  65. According to Vatican Radio, the Pope was pointing to the new sun roof installed over the internal courtyard of the Apostolic Palace at Castel Gandolfo, and asked the crowd, “Have you noticed our new roof?”

  66. Dave says:

    Listen pigeon, just cause I’m wearning white…. Don’t you know who I am?

  67. craig says:

    “I issue zem ze moto propriu, und zey ignore me. Lord, do vit zem vat you vill.”

  68. John Womack says:

    Remember when liberals blew their stack over Summorum Pontificum last year?

    You ain’t seen NOTHIN’ yet!

    Just wait until the clarifications come out…

    I’m talkin’ FIREWORKS!


  69. John Womack says:

    Remember when liberals blew their stack over Summorum Pontificum last year? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!

    Just wait until the clarifications come out…

    I’m talkin’ FIREWORKS!


  70. Joseph says:

    OK! Everyone now…

    “Our God..
    Is an Awesome God ..
    He reigns …
    from Heaven above..

  71. TNCath says:

    “Feel free to interrupt at any time, Lord. I can use all the help I can get!”

  72. “…Gather us in, the rich and the haughty!”


    When the Holy Father is not playing Mozart with his brother, he conducts the Vatican Philharmonic.

  73. Xpihs says:

    “There, now can you see the traditional upper half-sleeve?”

  74. Will says:

    L is for Latin! You’ll be hearing more of it…”

  75. Agellius says:

    “HERE I COME, ELIZABETH!” (a la Fred Sanford)

  76. Jim says:

    If I have to attend one more Mass like the one in D.C… I quit!

  77. Jim says:

    “If I have to attend one more Mass like the one in D.C… I quit”

  78. Tony says:

    Alter Christus? You bet!

  79. Jason says:

    “…and then the ninjas came, and tossed him in the air!”

  80. John E. Usalis says:

    Would someone please help get my cat Chico out of that tree!

  81. John E. Usalis says:

    It’s not over until the guy in white with the pectoral cross sings!

  82. John E. Usalis says:

    Let’s see Martin Luther, John Calvin and Henry VIII do this!

  83. John E. Usalis says:

    Please smite the U.S. bishops for me, Lord! And if you have the time, Britney Spears, Oprah and Jerry Springer. Thanks!

  84. John E. Usalis says:

    I have the answer!! I have the answer!! I’m infallible, you know!!

  85. John E. Usalis says:

    Don’t even think about it, pigeon.

  86. Coletta says:

    Just keep the Liturgical Industrial Complex busy in the United States fussing with the translations while we put the finishing touches on the Marshall plan.

  87. patrick f says:

    Mess with me? Look who my back up is (right where I am pointing) :)

  88. depeccatoradvitam says:

    And there I was, the Vicar of Christ, working in the vineyard of the Lord when I heard a voice whisper in my ear with authority, “Save souls, no more messy Mass. Lead them Peter.”

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