Daily Archives: 24 May 2023

From “The Private Diary of Bishop F. Atticus McButterpants” – 23-05-20 – “Breakout” session

EDITOR’S NOTE: Pages are trickling in slowly. Sorry, but that’s just the way it is. May 20th, 2023 Dear Diary, Fr. Tommy is still doing his exercises.  I hope he gets back soon.  I hate to say it, but he … Read More

Posted in Diary of Bp. McButterpants, Lighter fare, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged

This might provoke a Snicker or two.

I admit that when I saw this I thought, “Nahhhh… no one could be that crass, even with Novus Ordo shenanigans. It has to be an AI image.” Nope. Oaf for a Day! Why, one asks, is the Bishop of … Read More

Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, You must be joking! | Tagged

A good point in Card. Burke’s book on when Communion should be denied

I have been looking at Raymond Leo Card. Burke’s book from Sophia Press about worthy reception of Communion. Respecting the Body and Blood of the Lord: When Holy Communion Should Be Denied US HERE – UK HERE Firstly, I did … Read More

Posted in "But Father! But Father!", "How To..." - Practical Notes, 1983 CIC can. 915, Canon Law, REVIEWS | Tagged , ,
1 Comment

OMNIUM GATHERUM: TLM pilgrimage, Music, Miracle sought

This post has the purpose of making visible several items that have recently been flung over the transom and into my cluttered space. First, I had a note from an old friend who is back in the traditional Catholic tour … Read More


ROME 23/05 – Day 24: Hoofing it and blossoms

Today is, aliquibus locis including Roma, the Feast of Mary, Help of Christians. It is also the Feast of St. Vincent of Lérin, whose name has been lately instrumentalized to lie about the role of tradition and progress in ecclesial … Read More