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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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? … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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, … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Seminarian in need of prayers

It is deeply troubling that the tactics of the 80’s and 90’s are being redeployed now. From a reader… In connection with your psyops article from just over two years ago, there is a seminarian in need of serious prayer. … Read More

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ASK FATHER: What happens to the Eucharist if the priest does not communicate during Mass?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I’ve learned through your blog that if a priest does not receive Holy Communion at the Mass he is celebrating, the Mass is invalid. But what happens to the bread and wine that were consecrated moments … Read More

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