Monthly Archives: August 2020

22 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): Immaculate Heart of Mary with 1942 Act of Consecration

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: Immaculate Heart of Mary Prayers Added: For dear friends After Mass: Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart (Pius XII – … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 15.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 15. Waiting for a ride. pic.twitter.com/4mEsHfQxMP — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 22, 2020

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ASK FATHER: Hand sanitizer on Hosts

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father: In my diocese those who receive on the tongue must go to the end of the line. Then the priest/deacon/whatever uses hand sanitizer between each communicant, as if we are all “Unclean”! The Host tastes … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Tattoos and St. Jane de Chantal

UPDATE: See an important comment added below. From a reader… QUAERITUR: i always thought that tattoos were somehow sinful. but today’s third lesson from Matins about St. Jane of Chantal makes me question that. what is the Church’s teaching on … Read More

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21 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): St. Jane de Chantal, Widow and Foundress

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: St. Jane de Chantal, Widow, Foundress Prayers Added: For the sick, near to death After Mass: Prayer in time pf pandemic … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 14.

Problems with rhymes that… don’t. #ASonnetADay – SONNET 14. pic.twitter.com/Zgs44LYh2X — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 21, 2020

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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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Fishwrap: Pimp for the #DemConvention

On 18 August Fishwrap (aka National Sodomitical Reporter) revealed its open support of abortion through an opinion piece by one of its star writers, Jamie Manson, a devotee of the heretical Sr. Margaret Farley and open lesbian. Manson, for Fishwrap,  endorsed … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 13.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 13. Time is running out! pic.twitter.com/BNiGEPaycu — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 20, 2020

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Fishwrap is openly pro-abortion – ACTION ITEM!

It will not surprise you that Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) has come down firmly in the pro-abortion camp.   One of its most important, show-cased writers, the disciple of Sr. Margaret Farley, the open lesbian Jamie Manson. This could be next … Read More

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OPPORTUNITY ALERT! Aquinas Institute – Courses begin 14 September

Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, a board member of the Aquinas Institute— the folks who are publishing, for the first time, the Opera Omnia of St. Thomas Aquinas in parallel Latin & English, in some 60 blue hardcover volumes — sent me … Read More

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Some thoughts about Vatican II

Since I was responded elsewhere to a question about Bp. Barron’s recent videos and his view of traditional Catholics, and since every answer he gives seems to circles around Vatican II, it occurred to me that some of you might … Read More

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19 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): St. Jean Eudes

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

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ASK FATHER: What is Bp. Robert Barron up to when it comes to “trads”?

RobertFrom a reader… QUAERITUR: I was watching Bishop Barron’s videos about Vatican II and traditionalists.   I can’t shake the feeling that something is missing in them.  What do you think about these videos?  I can’t put my finger on it.  … Read More

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Concelebration and COVID-1984: a San Francisco strategy

This is interesting. His Excellency Most Reverend Salvatore Cordileone arranged for multiple Masses to be celebrated simultaneously on the plaza in front of the Cathedral of San Francisco. Alas, these Masses were versus populum, but they were Masses in what … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 12.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 12. pic.twitter.com/OoGYsoCks6 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 19, 2020

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NB: Comment problem

Everyone… today there is a problem with viewing comments under each post. Comments are appearing on the mobile view.  They are also being posted in the “Recent Comments” widget on the side bar.   So… the comments are there! Something was … Read More

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18 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): St. Agapitus (& St. Helena)

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: St. Agapitus, Martyr Prayers Added: St. Helena, Empress and Widow After Mass: Prayer in time of pandemic Will you please tell … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 11.

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 11. pic.twitter.com/3ez3lyvIcS — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) August 18, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 1.

When I started this project, I had a different label. So, I am reposting Sonnet 1! @SirPatStew is recording #ASonnetADay by Shakespeare. Charming short videos! I’ve been challenged to do the same. “Why not?”, quoth I. It’s a chance to … Read More

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