Daily Archives: 28 October 2013

Card. Pell on the SSPX and Pope Francis

Vatican Insider has an interview with Card. Pell, who is one of the Gang of 8. In this interview the cardinal comments on the recent meeting of the Council of Cardinals with Francis, the reform of the Roman Curia, and … Read More

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Weigel on “traditionalists”

I saw this at First Things: Protesting Too Much Matthew J. Franck At National Review Online over the weekend, the familiar-to-First Things-readers George Weigel published a talk he gave recently in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in the course of which he … Read More

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When I was in Rome recently I ran into the editor of a newish online magazine called REGINA I was told that the magazine, available only in digital form, has a strongly traditional view and is especially geared to women. … Read More

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REQUEST: Buy some Extraordinary Form learning materials for a “baby priest”

I was contacted by a priest: Dear Fr. Z:  I am a baby priest (ordained 18 months ago) who would like to learn how to say the EF. I don’t have anybody to mentor me, so I need teach myself.  … Read More

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Redefining ‘pedophilia’ as a ‘sexual orientation’

I have written more than once that a goal of homosexualists includes the elimination of the age of consent.  Goals like this are attained through creeping incrementalism. I just read this, from the University of Southern California: Pedophilia Now Classified As … Read More

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28 Oct – Manhattan, NYC – Pontifical Mass, Conference on Bl. Karl of Austria

The last Pontifical Solemn Mass and Conference in the series on Blessed Karl of Austria is today. Kudos to the Traditional Knights of Columbus Councils for organizing this series of events. By the way, for your Brick by Brick file, … Read More

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2014 Liturgical Ordo for the Extraordinary Form by the FSSP

The good people at the FSSP have sent me their Ordo for 2014. They are the first group to do so! Do you have your 2014 yet, Fathers? To order the FSSP’s Ordo, click HERE.  This Ordo is especially useful … Read More

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Getting All Hallows Eve right!

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