Monthly Archives: August 2017

WDTPRS 12th Sunday after Pentecost: RUN! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!

Today’s Collect survived the liturgico-surgical scalpels of the Bugniniites (cf. BUGNINICARE – “If you like your Latin in the Mass, you can keep your Latin in the Mass!”) to live on in the Novus Ordo for the 31st Sunday of … Continue reading

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First thoughts on Pope Francis’ address to Italian liturgists

His Holiness of our Lord gave a speech to participants at a national assembly of Italian liturgists.  HERE Given what I have seen and heard in Italy, my mind reels in dread at the very notion of a room full … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Pontifical Mass for Immaculate Conception

Some shots from the Pontifical Mass at the Throne the other day, 22 August, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Monona for the Feast of the Immaculate Heart (Extraordinary Form).  His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino is the … Continue reading

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NYC Day 1-2: Delivery and Determination

The city is beautiful right now, clear blue skies and mild temperatures.  Couldn’t be better. Yesterday, after settling in, I ran to the Morgan Library.  There are exhibits now on Henry David Thoreau.  It seems that the Morgan has just … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Challenge Coin Chapter Edition

I’m off to deliver a challenge coin to the guys who pushed me over the edge finally to have mine made. I’m tardy in the exchange but it’ll happen in the next couple of days. Meanwhile my bag my been … Continue reading

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About tearing down statues of those of whom you disapprove

Variations of damnatio memoriae are cropping up everywhere, it seems. From the past: 5. Further, no one arose to avenge Dion’s death; but in the case of Brutus, Antony, an enemy, gave him illustrious burial, and Octavius, an enemy, actually took … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Deacon consumed unconsecrated Hosts which dropped to the floor

From a reader… QUAERITUR: At Mass on the Assumption, the lady carrying the hosts for the offertory was unable to carry the container level (appeared to have Parkinson’s and was shaking) and dropped several on the floor. The deacon noticed, … Continue reading

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Great story of a humble man who saw the Blessed Virgin

Be sure to read this at the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald. The five-year-old who testified to the Knock apparition Today [21 August 2017] is the 138th anniversary of the apparition of the Blessed Virgin, along with St … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Communion for organist after Mass

From a reader… QUAERITUR: When leaving Church I noticed a deacon (not the deacon of the Mass) giving the Eucharist to the organist after the Mass had ended (up in the choir loft). There is singing or playing any time … Continue reading

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Daily Sayings of St. Philip Neri available…. daily!

I can’t post everything people send me.  However, I really like St. Philip Neri. From a reader… A few months ago, I began publishing the Daily Sayings of St. Philip Neri through an email list (and also via Facebook and Twitter). … Continue reading

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MADISON: 22 Aug – Pontifical Mass at the Throne – Immaculate Heart of Mary

On Tuesday, 22 August, at 6 p.m., at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Monona, His Excellency Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Throne for the traditional Feast of the Immaculate Heart of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest plugged Novus Ordo things into a TLM

From a reader… This past weekend I attended a TLM, let’s just say in New England, where a a couple odd things occurred. 1) The priest came out to the lecturn and read the standard NO “Prayers of the People”. … Continue reading

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Blue vestment sighting

Over at NLM there is a post with photos of Holy Masses for the Feast of the Assumption.  There are some stunners, of course. One set caught my eye.  They are of Pontifical Vespers celebrated by the abbot at Heiligenkreutz. … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Could it be a sin to attend a Novus Ordo Mass if you think the TLM is superior?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: If a lay person is presented with the option to attend either a Novus Ordo Mass or a Traditional Latin Mass, and, in turn, (a) believes that the TLM is more substantively and consistently reverent to … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Post Syzygy

MCI is a madhouse.  Many people have some sort of eclipse commemorating shirt. I was supposed to do a radio slot with Drew Mariani but in the chaos it didn’t work. We had some clouds but mangaged to see some … Continue reading

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That’s no moon!

Biretta tip to Ben Shapiro! o{]:¬)

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The revitalization of a parish in ultra-lib land

Do you remember when Fr. Illo at a parish in San Francisco decided to stop the service at the altar by females (YAY!) and the world came down on his head. In the Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly, there … Continue reading

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A prayer to prepare for #SolarEclipse2017

It occurred to me that we might ask God for specialized help today. Almighty eternal God, who by Thy Word created the cosmos and set in motion all that has being, should it be pleasing to Thee, for the sake … Continue reading

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A different “Game Of Thrones” opener

On another note, this is amusing.   The Roman version of the opening sequence of Game of Thrones (which I think pretty much everyone on the planet watches).

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The Atlantic: the Eclipse is racist

The Atlantic is pretty much a joke.  However, they take themselves seriously.   This story seems… seems… not to be an intentional joke. Read and be amazed.  It exemplifies the Left.   You can’t make this up. From Daily Caller: The … Continue reading

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