Monthly Archives: November 2020

#ASonnetADay – 104. “To me, fair friend, you never can be old…”

#ASonnetADay – 104. “To me, fair friend, you never can be old…” pic.twitter.com/itQfYRE4kn — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) December 1, 2020

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ASK FATHER: Does the SSPX “exercise legitimate ministries” or not?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I appreciate all of your hard work on the topic of the SSPX and just your whole candid approach to speaking clearly about topics that are otherwise ambiguous. I attend the SSPX frequently and have had … Continue reading

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LIVE VIDEO – 30 Nov – 1200h CST – Traditional Latin Mass – St. Andrew, Apostle (Exorcism re: election/vote results)

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Standard Time (= UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: St. Andrew, Apostle Prayers Added: Advent Commemoration & For the sick After Mass: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen … Continue reading

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NOTA BENE! FINAL DAY 30 Nov. – Special Decree extends opportunity for Plenary Indulgence for Poor Souls through whole of November

30 November: FINAL DAY The Church’s senior tribunal, which handles all matter of the internal forum and indulgences, the Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary, has issued a decree about the annual opportunity to gain indulgences for the souls in Purgatory in time … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2020 02: “The wonders of creation are a mystical ladder that leads us to God.”

Here is ADVENTCAzT 02, for Monday in the 1st Week of Advent. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · ADVENTCAzT 2020 02: “The wonders of creation are a mystical ladder that leads us to God.” These 5 minute offerings are a token of … Continue reading

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#ASonnetADay – 103. “Alack, what poverty my Muse brings forth…”

#ASonnetADay – 103. “Alack, what poverty my Muse brings forth…” pic.twitter.com/xt69t3Rnf6 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) November 30, 2020

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 1st Sunday of Advent – 2020

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday (obligation or none), either live or on the internet?  Let us know what it was.   Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to … Continue reading

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LIVE VIDEO – 29 Nov – 1200h CST – Traditional Latin Mass – 1st Sunday of Advent (Exorcism re: election/vote results)

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Standard Time (= UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: 1st Sunday of Advent Prayers Added: After Mass: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen Angels (for protection against demonic … Continue reading

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An important apostolate: SEVEN SISTERS

As this new liturgical year begins, I want to bring this back up to the readership’s awareness.  I think this is an extremely important apostolate.. specially right now.  It’s an older post. Do you know about the Seven Sisters Apostolate? … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2020 01: “Jesus thirsts for us to thirst for Him”

Here is ADVENTCAzT 01, for the 1st Sunday of Advent. https://wdtprs.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/01_advent20.mp3 Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · ADVENTCAzT 2020 01: “Jesus thirsts for us to thirst for Him” These 5 minute offerings are a token of gratitude especially for my benefactors.  Thank … Continue reading

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#ASonnetADay – 101. “O truant Muse, what shall be thy amends…” & 102. “My love is strengthen’d, though more weak in seeming…”

#ASonnetADay – 102. “My love is strengthen’d, though more weak in seeming…” pic.twitter.com/2516V4ruJX — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) November 29, 2020 #ASonnetADay – 101. “O truant Muse, what shall be thy amends…” pic.twitter.com/Cke09n9THM — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) November 28, … Continue reading

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Mass schedules… then and now

Not all parishes need to have a schedule like this, which is near to Penn Station in Manhattan. But it does tell you something about the state of the Faith then and now. Crikey! Look at the size of that … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS: “Key” available for Scanlon’s “Latin Grammar: Grammar Vocabularies, and Exercises in Preparation for the Reading of the Missal and Breviary”

There is some GOOD NEWS. It’s down below.  Meantime… I’ve been ranting for years about the need for clerics to know the language of their Latin Church, Roman Rite. In most cases that means that priests and seminarians have to … Continue reading

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LIVE VIDEO – 28 Nov – 1200h CST – Traditional Latin Mass – B.V. Mary on Saturday (Exorcism re: election/vote results)

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Standard Time (= UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Rosary Today: Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday Prayers Added: For patience After Mass: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen Angels … Continue reading

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Is it time to exorcize the Democrat Party?

Each day for a while now, after saying Mass I’ve been saying the Exorcism Against Satan and Apostate Angels, which is chapter 3 of Title XI in the Rituale Romanum. I’ve been doing this with the authority of the bishop for … Continue reading

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Liturgical tweaking: rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic

A few days ago, Corriere della sera had a piece explaining that on 29 November, the 1st Sunday of Advent, the suffering Italians who still bother with the Church will now have to change the way they have prayed the … Continue reading

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