Daily Archives: 8 February 2023

Response of the Bishop of Black Duck to Rome

Biretta tip to Fr. Ferguson for the copy of this concise response: o{]:¬) Your Eminence, I trust this finds you well. I am forwarding to Your Eminence a letter received recently in my chancery. Obviously, some moron, who knows neither … Read More

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8 February: St. Josephine Bakhita, Daughter of St. Magdalene

J.R.R. Tolkien’s concept of eucatastrophe runs strong with the Catholic “thing”.   We Catholics know that there are some catastrophic events which produce unexpected blessings.  Usually with a lot of pain along the way.   O Felix Culpa! I am trusting God … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 657

I finally received the 2023 calendar from my adoptive parish in Rome.    I’ll be there again soon thanks to some of you. Use FATHERZ10 at checkout Meanwhile,… NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there … Read More

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Thoughts about home altars and the future and you

In a recent post, because of the persecution of those who desire the Traditional Roman Rite, I mentioned having a “house chapel”.   Priests will be cancelled.  Masses will be suppressed in churches and chapels.   Remember: this is not aimed at … Read More

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