Monthly Archives: November 2022

CRISIS: A Unified Theory of “Backwardism” – Go read it NOW.

Unless you are praying the Novena before the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, stop right now and go to Crisis and read: A Unified Theory of “Backwardism” What was so awful about the pre-Vatican II Church that its memory needs to be … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 594, etc.

Getting your Christmas shopping done early allows you later to focus more attention on the mysteries we celebrate in this Advent/Christmas season.  Please remember me when shopping online. Thanks in advance.  To get started, click a link and Amazon will … Read More

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NOVENA for the Immaculate Conception (8 Dec): Day 2

Today is the 2nd Day for a Novena before the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Will you participate?  Even if you are late to starting, that’s okay!  Start anyway.  And remember that there is no one way to observe this … Read More

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Swiss Bishop abolishes office of diocesan exorcist. What could go wrong?

And to think that I have a priest friend in the Diocese of Chur.  To think that Archbp. Wolfgang Haas was once Bishop of Chur. The Diocese of Chur includes Zürich. Three famous Benedictine abbeys are in the diocese Einsiedeln, … Read More

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ADVENCAzT 2022: 04 – Wednesday 1st Week of Advent: Wanton women

A series of short daily podcasts for Advent 2022. Today we hear from the Prophet Isaiah from the Office of Matins for Wednesday even though today is the Feast of St. Andrew. The prophet predicts dire things for society because … Read More

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NOVENA for the Immaculate Conception (8 Dec): Day 1

Today is the 1st Day for a Novena before the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Will you participate?  Even if you are late to starting, that’s okay!  Start anyway.  And remember that there is no one way to observe this … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 594, etc.

Meanwhile… Black to move and escape death.  This is messy and there are different options. NB: I may hold comments with puzzle solutions a little longer than others so there won’t be “spoilers” for others. Priestly chess players, drop me … Read More

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ADVENTCAzT 2022: 03 – Tuesday 1st Week of Advent: “Choose life!”

A series of short daily podcasts for Advent 2022. Today, Fr. Troadec explains that we perform blessings of things now because nature itself longs to be raised up to Christ. Fr. Parsch (talking about Monday’s Matins not Tuesday’s) lays out … Read More

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The Federalist’s reaction to the “Hell’s Bible” hit piece against TLM-going Catholics

A couple weeks back Hell’s Bible (aka NYT) published an airy yet vicious attack piece about Catholics who attended the Traditional Latin Mass.  Apparently, if you go to the Vetus Ordo, you might be a white right-wing extremist of some … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 593, etc. video and a BOOK suggestion

Lit for a wedding.  Common in Rome. Hardly anyone goes to Mass, but they all want fancy wedding photos. And… the fussing wedding guy was in the way for a bit. Black to move and mate in 6. NB: I … Read More

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ADVENCAzT 2022: 02 – Monday 1st Week of Advent: “Wake up!”

A series of short daily podcasts for Advent 2022. Today, Pius Parsch gives over a 10,000 feet over view of all of Advent’s stages. Card. Ratzinger speaks from 1979 about the Romans 13, St Paul’s admonition against the orgies of … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 592, etc. with a recommendation or two

Click for a larger image. Meanwhile, white can mate in 6. NB: I may hold comments with puzzle solutions a little longer than others so there won’t be “spoilers” for others. In times of fasting, monks used to drink beer. … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes: 1st Sunday of Advent – 2022

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 your Mass of obligation for the 1st Sunday of Advent – … Read More

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ADVENTCAzT 2022: 01 – 1st Sunday of Advent: “Memento mori”

A series of short daily podcasts for Advent 2022. ROMAN STATION: St. Mary Major Today, we hear about an ancient element of today’s Mass, tied to the harrowing Gospel for Mass, Luke 21:25-33. We have a reminder about inevitable death, … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 591, etc.

GO TO CONFESSION! Meanwhile… White to move and win material. NB: I may hold comments with puzzle solutions a little longer than others so there won’t be “spoilers” for others. Please remember me when doing your Christmas shopping online. Thanks … Read More

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DIEBUS SALTEM DOMINICIS – 1st Sunday of Advent: The Drills of a Militant Church

The essence of a cliché is that it is unoriginal and often repeated. However, as the old Latin phrase goes, repetita iuvant… repeated things help. Allow me to get an initial cliché out of the way: with the 1st Sunday of … Read More

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ADVENTCAzT 2022: 00 – Final Saturday before Advent: “Liturgy”

First of a series of short daily podcasts for Advent 2022. Today, after a quick review of what Advent is, we hear about the magnificent gift that is Holy Church’s LITURGY as explained by Bl. Ildefonso Schuster. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf … Read More

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Broken Wheels, Mystical Nuptials, Lunar Landscapes, and a Funny Nickname

Today in the calendars of both sides of the Roman Rite is the Feast of St. Catherine of Alexandria, virgin, martyr. As a matter of fact, she is celebrated by just about all Christians (who have any doctrine and history). … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 590, etc.

It’s Black Friday, and therefore there are lots of “deals” which the thoughtful and prepared can use to great effect, especially in view of Christmas, a month away.  Please remember me when shopping online. Thanks in advance. US HERE – UK HERE Meanwhile, … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: Ham Radio – #ZedNet reminder – 27 November ’22 – 1st Sunday of Advent

Fellow hams, it is time to revive ZedNet. Here’s a notice about ZedNet for Sunday 27 Nov ’22 – evening at 2000h EST. (0100h ZULU Monday). I’ve gotten my hardware working again.  I’ll keep my rig on. So far so … Read More

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