"The great Father Zed, Archiblogopoios"
- Fr. John Hunwicke
"Some 2 bit novus ordo cleric"
"Rev. John Zuhlsdorf, a traditionalist blogger who has never shied from picking fights with priests, bishops or cardinals when liturgical abuses are concerned."
"Father John Zuhlsdorf is a crank"
"Father Zuhlsdorf drives me crazy"
"the hate-filled Father John Zuhlsford" [sic]
"Father John Zuhlsdorf, the right wing priest who has a penchant for referring to NCR as the 'fishwrap'"
"Zuhlsdorf is an eccentric with no real consequences" - HERE
- Michael Sean Winters
"Fr Z is a true phenomenon of the information age: a power blogger and a priest."
- Anna Arco
“Given that Rorate Coeli and Shea are mad at Fr. Z, I think it proves Fr. Z knows what he is doing and he is right.”
"Let me be clear. Fr. Z is a shock jock, mostly. His readership is vast and touchy. They like to be provoked and react with speed and fury."
- Sam Rocha
"Father Z’s Blog is a bright star on a cloudy night."
"A cross between Kung Fu Panda and Wolverine."
Fr. Z is officially a hybrid of Gandalf and Obi-Wan XD
Rev. John Zuhlsdorf, a scrappy blogger popular with the Catholic right.
- America Magazine
RC integralist who prays like an evangelical fundamentalist.
-Austen Ivereigh on Twitter
[T]he even more mainline Catholic Fr. Z. blog.
-Deus Ex Machina
“For me the saddest thing about Father Z’s blog is how cruel it is.... It’s astonishing to me that a priest could traffic in such cruelty and hatred.”
- Jesuit homosexualist James Martin to BuzzFeed
"Fr. Z's is one of the more cheerful blogs out there and he is careful about keeping the crazies out of his commboxes"
- Paul in comment at 1 Peter 5
"I am a Roman Catholic, in no small part, because of your blog.
I am a TLM-going Catholic, in no small part, because of your blog.
And I am in a state of grace today, in no small part, because of your blog."
- Tom in comment
"Thank you for the delightful and edifying omnibus that is your blog."- Reader comment.
"Fr. Z disgraces his priesthood as a grifter, a liar, and a bully. - - Mark Shea
Fr. Nolan–wonderful priest!
And Fr. Fryar, the finest TLM celebrant and perhaps the hardest-working priest I’ve ever known personally. Could any parish in the country have a more dynamic pair of priests?
I’ll be there for 10:30 High Mass this Sunday. The Parish is about 30 minutes from my Mother-in-law’s house.
I remember Fr. Fryar-he was one of several FSSP priests who would come to Upstate NY to offer the TLM! Isn’t he still the director of the Confraternity of St. Peter?
Now that we have a new Bishop coming to Syracuse, I hope that he will allow the Fraternity to come back!
Now if they would just move a little northward to the St. Augustine area…
Congratulations to the people of Sarasota and the Diocese of Venice.
Unthinkable in Florida just a few years ago.
Bishop Dewane seems much more supportive of the traditional liturgy than his predecessor, John Nevins – who did (to his credit) yeoman work for much-abused immigrant farm workers, but kept a low profile on rebuilding catechesis and liturgy in the diocese.
Praise to Susan Treacy and the schola from Ave Maria University for help making this a special occasion. Hopefully this is the first many more dedicated parishes for the traditional liturgy in Florida – a state which for so long was barren liturgical (among other things) ground.
Just stopped in at Christ the King on my way into work today. A beautiful and peaceful oasis in our city…
There are great things in store for this parish…it is already growing at an incredible pace.
Christ The King Chapel is finally listed on the directory of Diocesan parishes at http://www.dioceseofvenice.org with it’s web address, Mass times, directions to the Chapel, etc…
It was not up there this morning, so I assume they just got to putting it up in the last several hours…
Thanks be to God!
Found more pictures and sermons here:
More images of Dedication here:
Kudos to Bp Dewane.
Across the state, the Director of Liturgy of our diocese,Rev. Michael Driscoll, said of the EF:”I think to some people it’s nostalgic. But some want to go back to the past. They’re beating their heads against the wall”
tertullian, what is the state of the Liturgy in your diocese? Father Driscoll sounds suspect and a bit worried. When I attend the TLM or an OF in Latin for
that matter there seems to be a lot of young priests and young families with children present. Tom
From across the state, Bp. Dewane is highly regarded and, personally, I am hoping he scoots over a few miles east when Abp. Favalora retires.
I’m just sayin’.
Perhaps the Bishop could annex the diocese of st pete where I am.
Left Osprey in 2005; wish I were there for all these blessed changes. Brick by brick
what is the state of the Liturgy in your diocese?
I live in the same Diocese.
Were 1000 Bullockornis planei(Giant 500-700 lb flesh eating Ducks) to be discovered and brought back to life, there would still be an insufficient number of them to drag our Parish Priests into a state of compliance with Summorum Pontificum, say nothing about Liturgiam Authenticam.
According to the internet maps, Christ the King is 71 miles from here in Tampa. I will be attending my first TLM there this Sunday!!!
TJM, the diocese went through great turmoil:four bishops in five years – O’Connell,Symons,O’Malley and Barbarito. I am fortunate to belong to a conservative parish with a pastor celebrating his 50th anniversary in the priesthood. The NO is respectful and we enjoy the beauty of a wonderful music director.
The only EF is celebrated at a remote parish by a retired pastor treated as a crazy uncle by the diocesan powers.
That’s a really beautiful little church. What a blessing!
(Good size for weddings, too. Bet you’ll attract a lot of young couples.)
There is a new priest (younger) at St Martin’s doing the EF when I went last November. Fr. Kevin Nelson has recently learned the EF at St. Partick’s and traveled to Hobe Sound once at St. Christopher’s. They estimated over 400 in attendance.
At the Cathedral, they had all statues covered from 1st Passion Sunday and I’ve heard the bishop is learning the EF himself. I just have to remind people that we are not turning back the clock; we are reuniting with our traditions.
Matt B, I like that phrase “we are reuniting with our traditions.” In reminds me of Pius X “instuarare in Christo.” Tom
Details of Bishop Dewane’s homily and more photos http://www.theromancatholicworld.com
Fr. Fryar is indeed head of the Confraternity. It was our pleasure to have him with us on the 20th Anniversary of the FSSP pilgrimage to Rome. He has a great sense of humor. He carried the poles for the various Confraternity banners, to be waved at the Papal Audience, in a canvas rifle case. Think that got some reaction at the airports? One air security person asked him if he had anything that looked like a weapon. Really gives one confidence. One of our group asked him if he had a rifle to protect his parishioners. He quipped that, no, it was to protect him from the parishioners. He indeed is a wonderful priest and it is a blessing to attend his Masses.