Daily Archives: 20 May 2017

GOOD BOOKS: For LutherFest 500 and for the TLM

I get quite a few books for review. I can’t handle all of them, but this one, for sure, I will recommend even before I read it… and I will read it. This is timely. Luther and His Progeny: 500 … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z relates a brutal tale of sudden realization and horror

in S. California, in the exotic periphery of Bakersfield, a priest friend zoomed up to the door of where I was staying and gruffly said, “Get in the car!”. “Ralph!”, quoth I, “Is something wrong?” “Just get in the car!”, he … Read More

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Latinists! A great opportunity in June

I’ve been in touch with the folks who are organizing Sermo Fidelium (Talk/Language of the Faithful). This will be a few days in a truly beautiful setting for Latinists and students of Latin to spend time together latine loquentes. The … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Am I obliged to do the strange penance Father gave during confession?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: When I went to confession the priest asked me to watch a certain movie for my penance. I have done a search for it but what I found (trailers) seems contrary to the faith, very progressive/liberal … Read More

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