Daily Archives: 4 March 2017

UPDATE Fr. Z Swag: Pope Clement XIV (Ganganelli 1769-1774) – NEW ITEMS

Here is an IMPORTANT UPDATE about the new Clement XIV (Ganganelli) swag that is now available.  >>HERE<< First, Fr. John Hunwicke of the great blog Mutual Enrichment reports: Mugs! Popes! Jesuits!! They have arrived!! I am immensely grateful to two … Read More

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VIDEO: Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage 2016 and 2017

Each year I very much like to attend in Rome the Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage.  Here is a video with moments from last year’s events along with an invitation from my old friend Archbp. Sample of Portand.

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Important Prayer Request

UPDATE 4 March: May I ask you all to redouble your prayers?   K is still in hospital now.  They are trying to get the spinal fluid to stop leaking.  This is becoming pesky. __________________ Originally Published on: Feb 27, 2017 … Read More


ASK FATHER: Removing Holy Water during Lent

From a reader… I am currently serving at a parish as a transitional deacon. On Thursday I noticed along with the parishioners that the Holy Water was removed from the entrance of the church. They were looking all around for … Read More

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Pope Francis: modernity, vernacular stirred up many problems – music “mediocre, superficial and banal”

Nothing will come of this, of course, but it is nice to hear it from Pope Francis.  Alas, Benedict XVI and John Paul II said similar things about music and liberals ignored them, too. Via Vatican Radio [which is going to … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ – Ham Radio Thursday: Vatican Radio’s suicide based on bad econ and bad info

First, the bad news. From Sandro Magister on the sad sad sad blinkered decision to shut down Vatican Radio’s shortwave operations. There was a big stir over the post from Settimo Cielo [HERE and HERE] on February 20 about the … Read More

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