Monthly Archives: July 2020

More Jesuit B as in B, S as in S in Archdiocese of New York

In the otherwise beautiful church in Manhattan, St. Francis Xavier, in the clutches of the Jesuits, the visitor will today see this.  Sent via phone: Think that this was perhaps a photoshop job, I went to their website HERE On … Read More

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GUEST POST from a priest: “The Holy See has become a dumpster fire, and the boldness of the Gospel is wanting.”

GUEST POST: From a priest reader of this blog… I am grateful that your ministry serves as a voice for many faithful and Traditional Catholics. I have come a long way from hostility to the usus antiquor to being convinced … Read More

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS with an ACTION ITEM!

PLEASE use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered here or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. Let’s remember all who … Read More

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VIDEO VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 24-26 July: Catholics INFormation Conference

FYI… I’m a participant in an online, video, virtual conference put together by Fr. Leo Patalinghug, called Catholics INFormation Conference: Learn. Integrate. Live Your Faith. The virtual conference will be held on 24-26 July Tickets are on sale for the conference.  … Read More

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24 July – Traditional Latin Mass – Requiem Mass – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: Daily Requiem: “For several deceased” Prayers Added: – After Mass: Prayer in time of pandemic Mass texts today: HERE Will … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! COVID takes 13 Felician Sisters in one convent. Please pray for them.

There is an awful report about COVID and/or its complications striking a convent of Felician sisters in Livonia, Michigan.   Beginning on Good Friday, 13 sisters have died.  Many were infected and have recovered. It is hard to imagine what the … Read More

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Mass for Benefactors – Saturday 15 July – and an appeal

On Saturday, 25 July, I will say Holy Mass for the intention of my benefactors. I regularly pray for and say Masses for my regular and occasional donors and those who send items from my wishlist. It is my pleasure … Read More

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PODCAzT 182: New Book on the TLM; Response to a question: “How do we know the Novus Ordo isn’t evil?”

In this PODCAzT I offer some thoughts, and a brief reading from, the prolifically indefatigable Peter Kwasniewski, a copy of which recently arrived: Reclaiming Our Roman Catholic Birthright: The Genius and Timeliness of the Traditional Latin Mass US HERE – … Read More

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23 July – Traditional Latin Mass – St Apollinaris – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: St Apollinaris, Bishop and Martyr Prayers Added: St. Liborius, For whatever necessity After Mass: Prayer in time of pandemic Will … Read More

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VIDEOS: Solemn Mass in the Carmelite Rite

At the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, NY (who knew?), there was last Sunday, 19 July 2o20, a celebration of Solemn Mass in the Carmelite Rite. It was the Feast of St. Elijah, Old Testament … Read More

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US Bishops call for prayers with Greeks about Hagia Sophia. Fr. Z suggests a different approach. UPDATED

UPDATE 23 July 2020: Originally posted 22 July 2020 The Turkish government has transformed Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest CHURCHES in what was once upon a long-lost time known as Christendom, into mosque. The Greek Orthodox Church is not … Read More

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22 July: Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

In 2016, the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments, headed by the great Robert Card. Sarah, issued a decree making – for the Novus Ordo, mind you – what was the Memorial of St. Mary Magdalene into … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! MATCHING donation campaign for the Archdiocese for the Military Services @MilArchUSA

UPDATE 22 JULY 2020: In a few hours we helped to move that goal over $7K. BZ, everyone! Originally Published on: Jul 21, 2020 UPDATE: We’re almost there! Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Donate Now We … Read More

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21 July – Traditional Latin Mass – St Lawrence of Brindisi – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: St Lawrence of Brindisi Prayers Added: St. Praxedes, For Patience After Mass: Prayer in time of Pandemic Will you please … Read More

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VIDEO: Bishop of Salt Lake City – @BpOSolis – denies a man Communion on the tongue @Diocese_of_SLC

UPDATE 23 July 2020: Over at the toxic Fishwrap, Madame Defarge has dropped the knitting needles so as all the better to clutch the pearls. Several right-wing websites are inviting people to complain to Bishop Oscar Solis of Salt Lake City because … Read More

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20 July – Traditional Latin Mass – St Jerome Emiliani – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: St Jerome Emiliani Prayers Added: St. Margaret & For the tried and tempted After Mass: Prayer in time of Pandemic … Read More

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Comet tales

This morning I am celebrating with an onion bagel and avocado, with really strong coffee in my Unreconstructed Ossified Manualist mug. Thanks to my local Ham Radio “Elmer”, last night I was finally able to get a great glimpse of … Read More

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19 July – Traditional Latin Mass – 7th Sunday after Pentecost – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: 7th Sunday after Pentecost Prayers Added: After Mass: Prayer in time of Pandemic Today, Mass texts HERE Will you please … Read More

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My View For Awhile: Jezero Crater

My View For Awhile… well… this one might have to be postponed for a while. I’ve signed up with NASA for some news and links for the upcoming launch of PERSEVERANCE and the little Martian chopper INGENUITY. The way I see it, … Read More

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ASK FATHER: “Pope Michael”… just another crazy person?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Due to some recent tweets from the guy who styles himself as “Pope Michael”, I’m seeing posts from people claiming that he is a validly, albeit illicitly, ordained Bishop. They are pointing to an ordination from … Read More

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