Monthly Archives: November 2020

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#ASonnetADay – 100. “Where art thou, Muse, that thou forget’st so long…” Thanks, @sirpatstew …

#ASonnetADay – 100. “Where art thou, Muse, that thou forget’st so long…” Thanks, @sirpatstew for inspiring one of my readers to ask me to read the Bard’s Sonnets, old friends now read through the lens of greater age. pic.twitter.com/Or08UZ0OcJ — … Read More

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VIDEO for Thanksgiving: Archbp. Carroll’s Prayer For Government & Exorcism Against Satan and Fallen Angels for the sake of Election Integrity

Happy Thankgiving!  And THANKS to my benefactors, for whom I said Mass today.

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“Devout” Biden and the Palmist

“Devout Catholic” Joe Biden doesn’t know the “P” in “Psalmist” is silent, not the “s”.pic.twitter.com/P4VAaYbJWT — LifeNews.com (@LifeNewsHQ) November 26, 2020 I get “salmist”, with not attempt at lip-closure at the begin, to get something of a plosive.  I get … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z reacts to a seminarian’s “cri de coeur”

I have written quite a few times here that – in this time of erosion and reversal in the Church – young priests and seminarians will increasingly be exposed to the sort of thing we older guys had to endure … Read More

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A brief moment of relief from SCOTUS for religious liberty in Brooklyn

Here’s something to be thankful for.  On Wednesday night the SCOTUS granted the request of the Diocese of Brooklyn and two synagogues to block enforcement of NY state’s killer-in-chief and highest executive thug Gov. Cuomo to restrict religious worship.   The … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – GUEST Sonnet – Dorothy Parker – “I dunno yer highfalutin’ words, but here’s th’ way it seems…”

#ASonnetADay – GUEST Sonnet – Dorothy Parker – “I dunno yer highfalutin’ words, but here’s th’ way it seems…” pic.twitter.com/l3ThkM0Bwh — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) November 26, 2020

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#ASonnetADay – 99. “The forward violet thus did I chide…” (weird)

#ASonnetADay – 99. “The forward violet thus did I chide…” pic.twitter.com/8Bw1OIPGTy — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) November 24, 2020

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WARNING! THIS VIDEO IS NOT RATED!

I saw an amusing story that about a pastor in California, where the hypocritical pols have restricted church services under the excuse of being non-essential during the Wuhan Devil DEATH WAVE but have left strip clubs open because they are, … Read More

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This is as evil as anything I’ve seen in a long time.

This is as evil as anything I’ve seen in a long time. What the hell. pic.twitter.com/wE6sR8x8TV — Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) November 23, 2020 “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: Ham Radio in Advent? ZedNet is ACTIVE! Weekly net?

A quick note with a suggestion and observations. First, I had a great chat over ZedNet with a fellow in Tokyo. He accessed ZedNet through WIRES-X, I through my DMR hotspot. In the Yaesu System Fusion (WIRES-X) “room” 28598 is … Read More

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What might a … different White House look like?

There are still traces of sanity at Fox.  This is a show I neglected to cancel from my DVR schedule. What would a Harris Biden White House look like?  One shudders. Watch this, before it is removed.

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#ASonnetADay – 98. “From you have I been absent in the spring…”

#ASonnetADay – 98. “From you have I been absent in the spring…” pic.twitter.com/6eBg8RA0Ms — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) November 23, 2020

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Lighter fare…

Okay… I have to share this…

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Go ahead and tell me that it can’t happen again! Go ahead!

Our lives can change in the wink of an eye.   Read Matthew 24, why donchya.  “From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near.” … Read More

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Advent and “Rorate” Masses

Advent is just days away.   Another liturgical year closes, another begins. Advent burgeons with beautiful customs.  One of the loveliest is the Rorate Mass. These Masses are generally offered during Advent on Saturdays, which is the customary day of the … Read More

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The next target: ROCKS MUST GO!

If you haven’t yet read Martin Mosebach’s The Heresy of Formlessness: The Roman Liturgy and Its Enemy (Revised and Expanded Edition) you are in for a treat. US HERE – UK HERE To give you a sense of his subtlety in explaining how changes to … Read More

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