Monthly Archives: October 2021

ASK FATHER: Does an Apostolic Administrator of a diocese have the authority to force priests to receive the “jab”?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Fr Z, does the Apostolic Administrator of a diocese have authority to require all priests in the diocese (including religious priests) to receive the covid jab, as well as to require the priests to tell him … Read More

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Just Too Cool: Traditional consecration or “baptism” of a new bell

At Messa in Latino we see images of the Vetus Ordo consecration of a new bell at Rome’s traditional parish Ss. Trinità dei Pelegrini.   Very cool. The consecration of a bell in the old rite, often called a “Baptism” is … Read More

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Video by The Great Roman™ The children of the Traditional Parish in Rome had their “All Saints” recital today, each one dressed as a saint and explaining to all who they were.  Then there was a procession with them through … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes: Christ the King (31st Ordinary – N.O.)

Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to the detriment of all. Share the good stuff. Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday obligation (or, maybe still none), either … Read More

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Concerning Traditionis custodes – VIDEO

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CQ CQ CQ: Ham Radio – #ZedNet reminder – 31 October ’21

Fellow hams, here’s a reminder about ZedNet for Sunday 31 October ’21 – evening at 2000h EDT. (0000h ZULU Monday). GREAT net last week! NB:  WB0YLE says that there is now a second Wires- X room: 83466 We now have … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 318

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Biden and Francis at Tanagra

In case you didn’t see it (I didn’t have time to read it immediately) Card. Burke published a letter about Catholic Politicians and Non-Admittance to Holy Communion. HERE in six languages. I think you can imagine his position, which is … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 317

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Last Sunday in October – Feast of Christ the King and the Act of Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sunday, in the Church’s Vetus Ordo calendar, is the Feast of Christ the King, there fixed on the last Sunday of October. It is customary on the Feast of Christ the King publicly to recite the Act of Consecration of … Read More

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The BBC – if you can believe it – has an interesting audio story about: “Trying to save the Latin Mass in France” – UPDATED

The BBC – if you can believe it – has an interesting audio story about Trying to save the Latin Mass in France This is worth listening to.  Description: Communities that celebrate with the Latin Mass have prospered. Now, Pope … Read More

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A tribute to my mother on my birthday

I’ve posted this before, but it bears posting again. Today is my birthday, but it’s also my mother‘s birthday, in the sense that she gave birth to me.  She did most of the work that day.  Birthdays are as much … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 315

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Why would a pope do such a thing?

I have a few busy days right now and also people in town, so my energies are divided. However, I bring to your attention the fact that, other day, with other religious leaders Francis signed a document about “safeguarding nature” … Read More

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You can argue with a Marxist, but not with a Catholic progressive.

Today at The Catholic Thing there is an essay by Francis X. Maier about how Francis is perceived by the left and by the right (to use rapid, sketch terms). In the main, he seems to be willing – as … Read More

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Reviving a faded devotion. Photo by The Great Roman™

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ASK FATHER: During a Vetus Ordo Mass can the priest distribute Hosts consecrated during a Novus Ordo Mass?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Is it allowable for a priest to consecrate a ciborium at a TLM but then distribute Hosts from the tabernacle (which is likely from the Novus Ordo), and then not distribute the new consecrated Hosts?  Is … Read More

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25 Oct – “This day is called the Feast of Crispian…”

Today is the Feast of Crispin and Crispinian. The 3rd c. martyrs Crispin and Crispinian were killed in Soissons.  They converted people as they plied their trade as cobblers and they were generous to the poor.  Eventually they were persecuted … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 313 (video)

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