Monthly Archives: August 2020

27 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): St. Joseph Calasanz

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: St. Joseph Calasanz Prayers Added: After Mass: Time of Pandemic Will you please tell others about these Masses?  Will you please … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – 20. “A woman’s face with Nature’s own hand painted…”

#ASonnetADay – 20. “A woman’s face with Nature’s own hand painted…” A lot of ink has been spent on this poem. pic.twitter.com/TKA5hgu4ws — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 27, 2020

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ACTION ITEM! Gulf Coast BISHOPS, PRIESTS: Pray the Litany against #HurricaneLaura –

Please retweet and share around. Hurricane Laura is coming.   They are talking about perhaps 20′ storm surge! Probably Cat FOUR. So, I have an action item for you believing priests and bishops out there.   With confidence we can pray the … Read More

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Antifa… BLM… demonic, selfish rage in the streets. The future and our choices. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Friends, what is at stake in our nation? For decades the education system, combined with many fatherless homes and also broad material ease has produced a herd of deeply indoctrinated, deeply self-centered young people with no sense of “other”, much … Read More

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26 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): Requiem Mass for Fr. Charles Briggs

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: Requiem Mass for Fr. Charles Briggs Prayers Added: After Mass: Will you please tell others about these Masses?  Will you please … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – 19. “Devouring Time, blunt thou the lion’s paws,…”

#ASonnetADay – 19. pic.twitter.com/BmZJlVn6bD — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 26, 2020 I had a deuce of a time getting this one to upload to Twitter. I had eventually to pay for a file conversion service. This should cut down … Read More

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25 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): St. Louis IX, King – Blessing of St. Benedict Medals

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: St. Louis IX of France Prayers Added: For government officials After Mass: Blessing of St. Benedict Medals Will you please tell … Read More

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#ASonnetADay Putting a bookend on Sonnet 1… in the Roman dialect, Romanaccio

Now that I reached the milestone – a Roman thing – of Sonnet 17 and the end of the “Procreation Sonnets”, I thought I would put a bookend on the subset. Here is a version of Sonnet 1 in Rome’s … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 18. One of the most famous poems ever written.

Yes… I did it from memory. #ASonnetADay – SONNET 18. The “Procreation Sonnets” are over. The “Fair Youth Sonnets” continue with one of the most famous poems ever penned. pic.twitter.com/KwMx6ZDnGZ — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 25, 2020

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VIDEO: Police critic has a try at police use of force scenarios

This was terrific. It’s a video from 2015.  Tip of the biretta    o{]:¬)     to @VickiMcKenna I’ve had the opportunity to do some of this simulation training. Things happen really fast. I got killed a few times.

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The Dem platform on one sign.

I saw this on Fakebook. Two other things. Look at the other signs. First,  “Religious Freedom is Christian Terrorism”. Freedom = Terrorism.   These people are crazy stupid. Connie and Ted’s… great restaurant on Santa Monica Blvd. I’ve often gone there … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 12th after Pentecost (NO: 21th Ordinary) 2020

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday, either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. Also, are you churches opening up? What was attendance like? For … Read More

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24 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): Bartholomew – Prayer in Time of Pandemic

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: St. Bartholomew, Apostle Prayers Added: For the tried and tempted After Mass: Prayer in time of Pandemic Will you please tell … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 17. Cameo by “Our Lady of Vulcan”. Thanks @SirPatStew

Sir Patrick Stewart has been reading, simply and with charm, a Sonnet of Shakespeare every day.  He is up to S. 120. One of you readers challenged me to do the same.  Since I’ve known the Bard’s poetry, man and … Read More

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23 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): 12th Sunday after Pentecost – Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: 12th Sunday after Pentecost Prayers Added: After Mass: Archbp. Carroll’s Prayer for Government Will you please tell others about these Masses?  … Read More

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“The Lost Tools Of Learning” and Defunding Public Schools

The chaos and violence in our summer streets this year are the vile fruits of an increasingly leftist, ideological, politicized public education system.  The idiots in the streets, embracing fantasies about Marxism imbibed in school room, are doing precisely what … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 16.

Keeping it close to home today. #ASonnetADay – SONNET 16. Keeping it close to home today. pic.twitter.com/LZFw6JgVNE — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 23, 2020

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Jackass priests who screw around with the forms (essential words) of sacraments. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

How many times over the years have I written on this blog about priests who fool around with the forms of sacrament, the necessary words to be pronounced? How many?   A lot. Very few things disturb people more than not being … Read More

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PARODY SONG ALERT: I’m Just A Jesuit

In the wake of Fishwrap pimping its writers out for the Democrat (aka “Godless Party Of Death”) National Convention (DNC), I received a note from the famed multi-platinum recording star Zuhlio, that he had received from his close collaborator, the official … Read More

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Dem logo and Satanic logo

I picked this up from a tweet. The Dems logo for the DNC… Satanic Symbol. Rotated… UPDATE: The branding was done by Wide Eye and by Zero.  I found out about it HERE Wide Eye has worked with… from their … Read More

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