Monthly Archives: September 2019

“Sometimes you can benefit the Church just by ceasing to do something stupid.”

Eloquent Anthony Esolen uses the sharpie of his brain to underscore with slashing priority a point that would solve a lot of problems.  HERE The issue he addresses is the appalling English translation used at Mass in the Novus Ordo.  … Continue reading

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Seven Sisters Apostolate and an urgent request to readers – UPDATED

UPDATE 25 Sept: I received a note from the organizer of the Seven Sisters Apostolate. They came flying in yesterday. So far ten. We are working out the schedule. Our Blessed Mother loves you! Blessings and a Peaceful rest this … Continue reading

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Happy Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham to members of the Ordinariate

Happy Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham to members of the Ordinariate across the Pond. I heard that the Ordinariates will be meeting in Rome during October.  Hopefully, some of the members who go to Rome will reach out to … Continue reading

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Card. Burke on the Synod’s Instrumentum Laboris, proselytizing, accusations

At La Nuova Bussola there is an interview with Card. Burke in English.  HERE Highlights… […] Proselytism means to impose your doctrine on others or to make becoming a member of the Church the condition for receiving material aid. This … Continue reading

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AMAZING INTERVIEW with @Card_R_Sarah “I believe that we are at a turning point in the history of the Church.”

Cri de coeur is the Word of the Day, it seems. At the National Catholic Register, there is an interview with Robert Card. Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship. His newest book The Day Is Now Far Spent is … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray’s cri de coeur with parrhesia to Francis

My pal Fr. Gerald Murray has a combination of cri de coeur and parrhesia at The  Catholic Thing.  Deftly, he closes the jaws of reason, using Francis own words, around his inaction in the matter of addressing burning issues. Father is earnest, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: 2019 Ordinations of the Institute of Christ the King in Florence

Check out this video from the Institute of Christ the King. They have an overview of their “ordination week” with snippets of tonsure through ordination to the priesthood.       You get the impression that they take these things … Continue reading

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VIDEO: @BishopHying of @MadisonDiocese about suffering

Bp. Donald J. Hying of the Diocese of Madison is issuing nearly daily brief videos, just a couple minutes each, on varying topics. Lately, he concluded a 5 part series on suffering. Unfortunately, the diocesan channel on YouTube doesn’t show … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 22 Sept 2019

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during your Mass of Sunday Obligation? Let us know. For my part, in my conviction that we need more liturgical catechesis as well as eschatological catechesis (the two are … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Grandparents were Masons. Is there demonic attachment now for generations?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Dear Fr Z – First, let me again express gratitude for your priesthood and the work you do. Your constant, faithful representation of the Faith and calm, stalwart encouragement are invaluable boons. Second, I read this … Continue reading

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@JamesMartinSJ responds to Archbp. Chaput via @CatholicPhilly

The other day I posted – HERE – about Archbp. Chaput’s column in Catholic Philly about a address given by Jesuit homosexualist activist James Martin in Philadelphia. Chaput’s column nailed it – after the fact, alas, of the event. I … Continue reading

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The Restrainer of 2 Thessalonians, Liturgy and the End Times. Wherein Fr. Z speculates and rants.

Here’s something to chew on for this Ember Saturday. Earlier, I posted a video about the Traditional Latin Mass in a parish setting. The presence of that Mass in the schedule has exerted a huge influence on the worship of … Continue reading

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“Empires perish. Tradition endures” – VIDEO about the Traditional Latin Mass, Usus Antiquior

A short documentary has been posted about the Usus Antiquior, or the traditional expression of the Roman Rite. You may see a couple familiar people. The video was made by the son of the doctor who runs the Catholic clinic … Continue reading

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Project to fast and pray for the Church! It’s Ember Friday in September. DO IT!

Chaos is spreading.  Synods loom on the horizon.  Some aspects of the Church’s governance, teaching and worship are hardly to be recognized any longer as authentically Catholic, in continuity with what our forebears received and handed on. Remember the initiative … Continue reading

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A revert and the power of a good confession: “I left like a new man.”

From the site of my friend Marcus Grodi, the Coming Home Network Carlos Zamora was raised Catholic, and went to confession a few times, but never took it seriously. When he returned to the Church later in life, and finally … Continue reading

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