Daily Archives: 23 September 2010


I think the first time I ever heard of “Catholic Taliban”, it was years ago in an editorial by Al Matt, editor of The Wanderer.  He was referring to a brand of traditionalist who is, as I sometimes identify them, … Read More

Posted in Lighter fare, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , | 28 Comments

A different sort of “Saturno”

Wow.  Look at the colors.

Posted in Just Too Cool | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Some random thoughts: a few great moments in the Star Trek movie

Tonight I unwound a bit with something totally unlike everything else I did today: I watched some of the latest Star Trek movie. It was a real re-imagining of the whole thing.  Some people hated it.  I thought it was … Read More

Posted in Just Too Cool, Random Thoughts | Tagged | 22 Comments

A Jesuit theologian opines about the 60’s and Pope Benedict

An alert reader caught this and passed it along.  I am, as you can guess, unlikely to read The Huffington Post, on my own. The last response amused me. My emphases and comments. How The ’60s Transformed The Catholic Church … Read More

Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, The Drill | Tagged , , , , , | 35 Comments

Browser issues with new blog template

I am getting reports that IE does not display at all or does not display correctly. Firefox works. Opera seems to work. Safari on Windows seems not to load. Reports?

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 57 Comments

Mass, priesthood and sacrifice must never be separated

A while ago I sent in my weekly column for The Wanderer.  This week I wrote about the Hanc igitur in the Roman Canon. Here is an excerpt: […] Return for a moment to that phrase “servitutis nostrae”.  Servitus was … Read More

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, WDTPRS, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | 7 Comments

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I received a note from a reader saying: When I try to leave a comment in reply to someone else's comment, the box appears, but I'm not able to put my cursor in the box to type.  In the text … Read More

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 32 Comments