Daily Archives: 18 May 2018

Monday after Pentecost: Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church – TEXTS

People are sending me email about what to do on the Monday after Pentecost. Pope Francis designated that day as Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church. NB: In the traditional Roman calendar that day is, of course, … Read More

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Bp. Schneider’s terrific talk in Rome – ACTION ITEM!

This is an ACTION ITEM.  I want you all to listen to this.  I want you all to act on what you heard. His Excellency, Bishop Athanasius Schneider recently gave a terrific talk in Rome at the Angelicum entitled: The … Read More

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ASK FATHER: As a lay woman, should I have a “Mass kit” in my “Bug Out Bag”?

From a readerette… QUAERITUR: I am thinking of what to put in an emergency kit/ bug out kit and wondered if I as laity and as a female could have a Mass kit in my “bag” in case of emergency … Read More

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@JamesMartinSJ can also amuse

The loony liberal Left had a predictable meltdown concerning something Pres. Trump said.   “Yawn”, right?  The sun also rose in the East today.   It’s turns out POTUS did not call immigrants “animals”, but rather members of MS13. However, the context-challenged … Read More

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I have bad news and good news: Scouts and Troops

A couple of great institutions have committed seppuku by conforming themselves to the worst trends of a secularist society.  Stick a fork – or a tanto – into the Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts.  I was a Boy Scout, so … Read More


Darío Card. Castrillón Hoyos, former Pres. of the Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” – RIP

A couple days ago, I received word that His Eminence Darío Card. Castrillón Hoyos was entering into his final earthly hours.  Card. Castrillón had been Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy and then President of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” from 2000-2009.  … Read More

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