Daily Archives: 17 September 2020

#ASonnetADay – 38. “How can my muse want subject to invent…” (And there is an “upstart crow” in the background!)

#ASonnetADay – 38. “How can my muse want subject to invent…” (And there is an “upstart crow” in the background!) pic.twitter.com/s7i2JfA1YL — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) September 17, 2020

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Spiffing NEW OLD Book! A Limerickal Commentary on the Second Vatican Council

I received from the fascinating little Arouca Press, founded on the anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun, a truly amazing little tome.  It’s greatly appreciated, though I have a serious complaint about it.  More on that, below. A Limerickal … Continue reading

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Not all is dark in the Church. Tradition is flooding back!

Remember that “survey” that the CDF wanted to make of the world’s bishops about the use of the “Extraordinary Form” and matters concerning Summorum Pontificum? Keep your heads cool.  Don’t panic. Christian Marquant reacts post factum in the Paix Liturgique … Continue reading

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Thanks from Fr. Z and upcoming Mass for Benefactors

I will say Mass for the intention of my benefactors – I keep track of you – on Saturday, 19 September at Noon CDT (Deo volente). While I remember benefactors at every Mass, living and deceased at the respective Memento in the … Continue reading

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Since “Black Lives Matter”, nota bene! New pro-life film released today: Divided Hearts of America

A new pro-life film was released today. Divided Hearts of America. The movie is about “Super Bowl champion Benjamin Watson’s journey to discover the truth about abortion in America”. Election Day is coming up FAST. This film addresses the topics … Continue reading

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17 September – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): Stigmata of St. Francis

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: Stigmata of St. Francis Prayers Added: After Mass: Prayer in time of pandemic Will you please tell others about these Masses?  … Continue reading

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The Ass. of Catholic Priests vape against AG Bill Barr

It seems that the Ass. of Catholic Priests rips one against AG. Bill Barr who will speak at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.  HERE Their dismay makes me want to attend the Breakfast. The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests (AUSCP) … Continue reading

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17 September – St. Robert Bellarmine – Doctor and Pot Scrubber of the Church

Today, 17 September, is the anniversary of the death of St. Robert Bellarmine, “hammer of heretics”.  In the traditional calendar he is celebrated on 13 May. This mighty Doctor was a true Jesuit. He was a scholar, a good teacher, … Continue reading

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