Daily Archives: 28 November 2020

#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


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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Daily Rome Shot 08

Photo by Bree Dail.

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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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