Monthly Archives: April 2021

ACTION ITEM! Support a worthy apostolate: TREASURES OF THE CHURCH

Not too long ago, I posted about a miraculous healing that occurred in New York, Long Island area.  The occasion was a presentation about holy relics by Fr. Carlos Martins, who has an apostolate called Treasures Of The Church. It … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Face mask vesting prayer in Latin?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Dear Father, do you know a good vesting prayer in Latin, or could you compose one, for putting on a facemask? The questioner seeks to tickle the funny bone, of course. As you know there are … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 154. “The little Love-god lying once asleep…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 154. “The little Love-god lying once asleep…” FINIS pic.twitter.com/JOwGAIRhDo — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 23, 2021

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Happy Talk Like Shakespeare Day 2021!

In the past, National “Talk Like Shakespeare Day” has like a prefatory defalcator stealthily crept in upon my dawning awareness.  Not so this year. During this last year, under the inspiration of Sir Patrick Stewart and at the admonition of … Read More

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IRELAND – extreme COVID-1984 repression – OUTDOOR confession illegal

The last acceptable prejudice. A headline I thought I would never read. It highlights the extreme nature of the current restrictions. (From this week’s @IrishCathNews) pic.twitter.com/MlCxz6vWHo — David Quinn (@DavQuinn) April 23, 2021 I, for one, welcome our Great Reset … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 153. “Cupid laid by his brand and fell asleep…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 153. "Cupid laid by his brand and fell asleep…" pic.twitter.com/JrWufdd3j6 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 23, 2021

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 152. “In loving thee thou know’st I am forsworn…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 152. “In loving thee thou know’st I am forsworn…” pic.twitter.com/pXLyMDqjqX — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 22, 2021

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Daily Rome Shot 136

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Watch and think

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Daily Rome Shot 135

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 151. “Love is too young to know what conscience is…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 151. “Love is too young to know what conscience is…” pic.twitter.com/nwpgld0Yoa — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 21, 2021

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Daily Rome Shot 134

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 150. “O! from what power hast thou this powerful might…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 150. “O! from what power hast thou this powerful might…” pic.twitter.com/k55999eQuh — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 20, 2021 This was a serious pain to post, tonight.  Zuhlsdorf’s Law kicked in.

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Daily Rome Shot 133

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 149. “Canst thou, O cruel! say I love thee not…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 149. “Canst thou, O cruel! say I love thee not…” pic.twitter.com/SRsxIJxulC — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 19, 2021

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 2nd Sunday after Easter (3rd of Easter – N.O.) 2021

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 … Read More

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WDTPRS – 2nd Sunday after Easter (TLM): joy, devastation and ascent

This Sunday in the Novus Ordo is the 3rd Sunday OF Easter.  This Sunday in the Traditional Calendar is the 2nd Sunday AFTER Easter.   This probably reflects how, traditionally Romans tend to count.  But I am already digressing. Let’s see … Read More

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#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 148. “O me! what eyes hath Love put in my head…”

#ASonnetADay – Sonnet 148. “O me! what eyes hath Love put in my head…” pic.twitter.com/iu2UOCbuTI — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 17, 2021

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