Daily Archives: 27 February 2023

These numbers suggest a seriously unhealthy Church. UPDATED

From this new study about vocations to the priesthood and ordinations in these USA: HERE I was told by a bishop that bishops say they do not hear that men have been inspired toward priesthood by Francis.  Of course the … Read More

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From “The Private Diary of Bishop F. Atticus McButterpants” 23-02-27 – Ad Lumina visit to Rome

February 27th 2023 Dear Diary, It chaps my hide, as my dad always said, that I’ve only been on one Ad Lumina visit to Rome. The pandemic messed so much up. So they’re talking about our region getting over there … Read More

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27 Feb – St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows: Patron of seminarians, hand-gunners, marksmen

Today we celebrate a wonderful saint. 27 February is the feast of St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Gabriel Possenti, according to the calendar of the Novus Ordo. In the older, traditional Missal we find that 28 February was … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 676

From a friend in Rome. Open in new tab for larger.  It’s nice.  Right click… Please use my links when using Amazon?  The income is important, especially as we get to the end of a month.  Thanks in advance.  US HERE – … Read More


“Be perfect.” “How’s that, again?!?”

Quoted from Robert Royal’s latest column at The Catholic Thing: St. John Henry Newman explains in his “simple rule of life”: It is the saying of holy men that, if we wish to be perfect, we have nothing more to do … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2023 – 06: Monday 1st Week of Lent – Certainty

Daily 5 minute podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline. Roman Station: St. Peter in Chains (Collect Sts. Cosmas and Damian) We begin some reflections on the one thing that is certain but that we cannot predict. Fr. John … Read More

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