Daily Archives: 26 August 2018

A hope filled note from an old friend.

From an old friend, a hopeful note. Also, he shows that Catholics can have a sense of humor. Dear Fr. Z, Everyone I spoke with after Mass today feels as I and many of your blogreaders do — we are … Read More

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The Pope responds about the Viganò Testimony. What he said and what he, maybe, really said.

On the airplane returning to Rome from Ireland, the Pope responded with a non-response to a question from the press about the Testimony issued by Archbp. Carlo Maria Viganò. What he said…  watch the body language with the words. “Read … Read More

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Pope John Paul – The Pope People Forget To Remember

Today is the anniversary of the 1978 election of Pope John Paul I, Papa Luciani. He is the Pope people forget to remember. Pray for him, who was Vicar of Christ for so few days. May God reward him. It … Read More

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ASK FATHER: “I would like to incorporate fasting…”

In his Letter to the faithful of the Diocese of Madison, Bp. Morlino (aka The Extraordinary Ordinary) recommended the observance of Ember Days in September as days of fasting and abstinence in reparation for sin. He reminded us that “some demons … Read More

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