Daily Archives: 7 March 2023

ASK FATHER: What is the status of SSPX weddings when the local bishop denies permission, delegation?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I am from a town where the SSPX has recently established a vibrant chapel and has been extremely generous in providing Traditional Latin Mass and other Sacraments in the traditional rite. The local diocesan parish  has … Read More

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From “The Private Diary of Bishop F. Atticus McButterpants” – 23-03-07 – A visit from Bp. Antuninu “Dozer” Ruspa

Dozer came for a visit, stayed over. Long overdue. We went out for dinner and stayed up late.  He’s just back from a trip to Rome.  He went to Sicily too, of course.  He looks well-rested. We caught up on … Read More

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Question for readership: Coping with a Cope

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My parish priest has asked me to find a trustworthy cleaner  who can clean an old, very beautiful and still in very good shape Cope. It was made in France for the local Polish church and … Read More

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7 March – OLDIE PODCAzT 141: Two Prayers of St. Thomas Aquinas and a 1st class relic

Today is the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, the Angelic Doctor, the only saint mentioned in Canon Law apart from feasts.  Canon Law requires that seminarians be formed especially according to the thought of St. Thomas.  HA! Remember how Aquinas … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 684

Photo by The Great Roman™ Welcome registrants: 98126res JM. Meanwhile,… white to move and win. NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others. Interested in learning?  Try THIS. Your use of … Read More


LENTCAzT 2023 – 14: Tuesday 2nd Week of Lent: Melancholy and fear or compassion and joy?

Daily 5 minute podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline. Roman Station: Santa Balbina. No Collect. Today: Insights into Christians who have contrary dispositions. Are you one of them? Remarks about the Angelic Doctor on his traditional Feast. Fr. … Read More

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