Daily Archives: 3 May 2017

My View For Awhile: Quick Trip Edition

I’m off. A quick trip to Rome came up quite swiftly.  I was invited along on a business trip, and I, happy, was free to accept. I’ll be able personally to check on the progress of our new white vestments … Read More


The Embarrassed College of the Holy Cross

My friend Fr. Martin Fox, at his blog Bonfire Of The Vanities, writes today about a Catholic college for the Holy Cross, hence, College of the Holy Cross.  He picked it up from NRO. They are wringing their hands over maybe changing … Read More

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Bad priesthood vocations numbers? Not by accident. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I posted this last year, to the day. Any additional thoughts? ___ Originally Published on: May 3, 2016 ___ And yet, do other parishes and dioceses and religious groups change what they are doing? Not much.  It is if they really … Read More

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For your Brick by Brick file.

And example of what young priests can do when they have a chance. A chapel at a school: before and after. Our “worship spaces” don’t have to be ugly. Our churches and chapels reflect what we believe (or at least … Read More

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