Monthly Archives: April 2020

Essential Reading about the Mass and about Priesthood

Here is some essential reading about the Traditional Mass. The Traditional Mass: History, Form, and Theology of the Classical Roman Rite by Michael Fiedrowicz. US HERE – UK HERE Nothing Superfluous: An Explanation of the Symbolism of the Rite of St. Gregory the Great by Fr. … Continue reading

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30 April – HOLY MASS (TLM) – St Catherine, virgin – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

Will you please subscribe to my channel? HERE I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). The Mass is in honor of St. Catholic of Siena, Virgin.  Prayers added … Continue reading

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FUN VIDEO! Traditional Mass server WORKOUT in time of Coronavirus lockdown

Far and wide, only small numbers of people are allowed in our churches (whether that’s needful or not).   That means that there are a lot of altar boys out there who haven’t been able to serve for some time. How … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT 084: Quo Primum of St. Pius V (1570) and the Missale Romanum – “henceforth, now, and forever”

I’ve been getting questions about the infamous “survey” sent out to bishops about Summorum Pontificum and its implementation (or more likely NOT!) in their dioceses.  I wrote about it HERE.   The important thing is not to panic and act like … Continue reading

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29 April – HOLY MASS (TLM) – St Peter, Martyr – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

Will you please subscribe to my channel? HERE I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). The Mass is in honor of St. Peter Chanel, Martyr.  Prayers added for … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Risotto pere e taleggio

I should be in Rome right now.  That was the plan.   Since I’m not in Italy, I have brought some Italy to me, via the kitchen. I have made some risotto with taleggio cheese and pear. Here is the mise … Continue reading

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Before you can’t, watch

Before you can’t, watch this HERE  

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28 April – St. Gianna Molla’s 2nd miracle: Prepared to be amazed! With Fr. Z’s 10 Points.

Today is the Dies Natalis of St. Gianna Beretta Molla (+28 April 1962 at 39 years of age).  That is to say that St. Gianna died and was born into heaven today (thus, “birthday… dies natalis”). I have posted this before, … Continue reading

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28 April – HOLY MASS (TLM) – St Gianna Beretta Molla – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

Will you please subscribe to my channel? HERE I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). The Mass formulary used is under Commune non Virginum: II: prp nec virgine … Continue reading

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BOOK: A Papal Chamberlain: The Personal Chronicle of Francis Augustus MacNutt

There is another book I have been pecking away at for some time now. I don’t know why I haven’t dispatched it yes, since it is utterly charming, beautiful penned, and fascinating in its details. I mean, of course: A … Continue reading

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OUTSTANDING NEW BOOK: The Traditional Mass: History, Form, and Theology of the Classical Roman Rite

The increasingly valuable Angelico Press has put out a new book: The Traditional Mass: History, Form, and Theology of the Classical Roman Rite by Michael Fiedrowicz. US HERE – UK HERE It was originally in German, published in 2011. From … Continue reading

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An exorcist on what demons say about priests and Mass

How I wish that you all understood Italian. I heard a recording posted La Nuova Bussola of comments by an exorcist of the Archdiocese of Milan, don Ambrogio Villa, in which he speaks about the Mass. During an exorcism a demon … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! BISHOPS! Exorcise your dioceses BEFORE the 1 May consecration of these USA and Canada to the Mother of God

Archbp. Gomez, President of the USCCB, has called on US bishops, in conjunction with the bishops of Canada, to renew the consecration of both nations to Mary. This will be broadcast live on EWTN.  1500h, on Friday 1 May. It … Continue reading

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2020 PENTECOST PILGRIMAGE from Paris to Chartres

I had a note from one of the organizers of the great Pentecost Chartres Pilgrimage. I am not sure what’s going to be the situation re: pandemic in a couple weeks, but I want to make known some information about … Continue reading

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AT LONG LAST: the story of Eugenio Hasler – UPDATED WITH ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Marco Tosatti and  korazym.org have AT LONG LAST told the story of Eugenio Hasler. I’ve known Eugenio for many years.  It’s about time that his story be told.  And, as Marco notes, Eugenio was reluctant.  And he truly is a … Continue reading

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27 April – HOLY MASS (TLM) – St Peter Canisius – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

Will you please subscribe to my channel? HERE I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). The Mass formulary for 27 April: St Peter Canisius, Confessor and Doctor. NB: … Continue reading

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BOOKS in my stack, recently received and other

Someone asked me what I was reading these days.   Frankly, I am not into all that much at the moment, since I am catching up on some things.  However, I have recently received some books that I intend to get … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon notes – 2nd Sunday after Easter 2020

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass that fulfilled your Easter Sunday Obligation? WHOOPS! You probably are in a place where you don’t have an obligation, either because the bishop dispensed it or there are … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – Ham Radio Saturday: Ham radio operator finds “zombie satellite”

This is rather cool, from NPR: Long-Lost U.S. Military Satellite Found By Amateur Radio Operator There are more than 2,000 active satellites orbiting Earth. At the end of their useful lives, many will simply burn up as they reenter the … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z muses about the “survey” sent to bishops about Summorum Pontificum. Rant and suggestions. UPDATED

UPDATED BELOW A few days ago news came out [at Rorate first, publicly] that the CDF has sent or will send to the bishops of the world questionnaires about the implementation of Summorum Pontificum. The questionnaire is sort of a … Continue reading

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