Daily Archives: 16 April 2020

Wherein an irritated Fr. Z recounts today’s fight with Old Scratch

In November of 2018 when the late Bp. Morlino died, I was in Paris.  I was able to celebrate a Requiem Mass for him in Notre-Dame – before the fire! –  in the chapel of the Crown of Thorns.  Shortly … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Vignarola romana and using up left overs with stuff in the freezer

The other day I noticed some cheese named for St. Rocco, who is a patron saint invoked against disease and pandemic. I took it as a sign that I should buy it… to help against the Coronavirus, you know.  Trying … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: What’s the truth about the SSPX?

I was informed that some prominent internet wonks were/are having a spat about the SSPX. I looked around and found all manner of strange, useless and confusion-riddled comments about the status of the SSPX, their objectives and holiness, and blah … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 51: Easter Thursday: “How many Easters have we spent?”

Today is Easter Thursday! The Roman Station is Santi Dodici Apostoli, the Twelve Holy Apostles.  The relics of the Apostles James the Lesser and Philip are here.  Also, find the tomb of Pope Clement XIV, who suppressed the Jesuits. Card. … Continue reading

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16 April – Holy Mass (TLM) Easter Thursday – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5) – With a fervorino (aka homily) – Pope Benedict XVI’s Birthday

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: Thursday in the Octave of Easter.  It is Pope Benedict … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS! The great “Bourdon” bell of Notre-Dame in Paris speaks again!

In yesterday’s PASCHALCAzT 50, I used a bit of a recording of the huge “Bourdon” bell – named “Emmanuel” – of Notre-Dame in Paris. The sound is amazing. A “bourdon” is the bell with the lowest pitch in a carillon. … Continue reading

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