Daily Archives: 24 July 2021

Searching for Bobby Fischer’s search for the Catholic Church

My boyhood summers – when there was still such a thing as boyhood – were in large part spent in Montana and N. Wyoming, running like a brown animal, riding bare-back, swimming, biking, and going to minor league ballgames with … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 226

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WDTPRS – 17th Ordinary Sunday: Sin-Teflon and Demon-Kevlar

Shall we look at the Collect for this Sunday’s Holy Mass in the Ordinary Form? COLLECT (2002MR): Protector in te sperantium, Deus, sine quo nihil est validum, nihil sanctum, multiplica super nos misericordiam tuam, ut, te rectore, te duce, sic bonis transeuntibus nunc utamur, ut … Read More

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‘Traditionis’: a picture is worth a thousand words. Wherein Fr. Z is deeply moved.

My mother’s missal retains a powerful witness to her Faith and Eucharistic piety. As the priest would kneel in adoration of the Sacred Host, she would kiss the words of consecration. Sixty years later her lipstick is still there! pic.twitter.com/i1Fk2QTMCc … Read More

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“Moves against the Latin Mass seems to me typical of a clerical hate towards the laity.”

Even as the UK’s Catholic Herald, once a fine publication for which I was pleased to write for many years, trashed the Traditional Latin Mass and, especially, the people who desire it (HERE), the usually left-leaning, progressivist UK bastion The … Read More

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Day 8: St. Ann Novena – “Above all, obtain for me the grace…”

Share and re-tweet, please. 17 July through 26 July, Ann’s feast day in both traditional and post-Conciliar calendars, we can pray a NOVENA to the grandmother of God, the mother of Mary. Here is one novena prayer to St Ann.  There are … Read More

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