"The great Father Zed, Archiblogopoios"
- Fr. John Hunwicke
"Some 2 bit novus ordo cleric"
"Rev. John Zuhlsdorf, a traditionalist blogger who has never shied from picking fights with priests, bishops or cardinals when liturgical abuses are concerned."
"Father John Zuhlsdorf is a crank"
"Father Zuhlsdorf drives me crazy"
"the hate-filled Father John Zuhlsford" [sic]
"Father John Zuhlsdorf, the right wing priest who has a penchant for referring to NCR as the 'fishwrap'"
"Zuhlsdorf is an eccentric with no real consequences" - HERE
- Michael Sean Winters
"Fr Z is a true phenomenon of the information age: a power blogger and a priest."
- Anna Arco
“Given that Rorate Coeli and Shea are mad at Fr. Z, I think it proves Fr. Z knows what he is doing and he is right.”
"Let me be clear. Fr. Z is a shock jock, mostly. His readership is vast and touchy. They like to be provoked and react with speed and fury."
- Sam Rocha
"Father Z’s Blog is a bright star on a cloudy night."
"A cross between Kung Fu Panda and Wolverine."
Fr. Z is officially a hybrid of Gandalf and Obi-Wan XD
Rev. John Zuhlsdorf, a scrappy blogger popular with the Catholic right.
- America Magazine
RC integralist who prays like an evangelical fundamentalist.
-Austen Ivereigh on Twitter
[T]he even more mainline Catholic Fr. Z. blog.
-Deus Ex Machina
“For me the saddest thing about Father Z’s blog is how cruel it is.... It’s astonishing to me that a priest could traffic in such cruelty and hatred.”
- Jesuit homosexualist James Martin to BuzzFeed
"Fr. Z's is one of the more cheerful blogs out there and he is careful about keeping the crazies out of his commboxes"
- Paul in comment at 1 Peter 5
"I am a Roman Catholic, in no small part, because of your blog.
I am a TLM-going Catholic, in no small part, because of your blog.
And I am in a state of grace today, in no small part, because of your blog."
- Tom in comment
"Thank you for the delightful and edifying omnibus that is your blog."- Reader comment.
"Fr. Z disgraces his priesthood as a grifter, a liar, and a bully. - - Mark Shea
The county has a truck watering the road to keep the dust down for the farmers and young crops along the way. A neighbor across the street has roped off over 20 acres to accommodate parking for the thousands expected over the weekend. So the field of tall corn appropriate for the setting may be a little late this year.
I’m so thankful this area had practice with major traffic increases when we had totality for the eclipse in 2017. This traffic is likely to rival it.
I’m loving this mashup.
Friday morning update from the Abbey:
For all those inquiring about visiting Sr Wilhelmina, please know there are thousands of people coming. If you are willing to wait in line, please bring folding chairs and umbrellas for shade if desired. There may be some food available on the grounds, but it is not guaranteed. You may arrive beginning at 8am through 8pm. We ask that all guests depart immediately after Compline. If you do not want to attend Mass at 11 here, please avoid coming from between 10:30 an 12:30 Friday, Sunday and Monday as there is not much room. Mass on Saturday is at 4pm. Please know that It will be impossible to give communion to everyone, so thank you for your understanding on that. Please note that you will still be able to see Sister’s body and touch relics of her habit and take dirt from her grave after the morning of the 29th, at which point she will be placed in the glass shrine in our church.
Much better and truer as applied to Catholic Tradition than to that fairly recent arrival known as baseball.
I am so touched by Sr. Wilhelmina. I didn’t know her in the earthly life. I only know her now. We need her so much in our times. It’s so moving that she fought (like hell!) for her habit (which ended up saving her life once when the plastic bleach bottle collar she she fashioned kept a kid’s knife from harming her!) and how much she apparently loved the traditional mass. She must have been so simple and so holy. I spoke with a priest the other day who knew her for many years but didn’t really know of her great holiness. I guess that’s how the really holy ones are. Wow. I also talked to a couple of people who both independently said that she had just seemed like a sweet, elderly sister but what they noticed was how much the other sisters loved her and that was touching to them. I am praying to her especially for my very troubled son, Joey. It’s touching how many of my dear friends are sending me notes that they especially prayed for my Joey when they were there. (We are fortunate to be within about 2 plus hours of Gower.) I cannot describe to you very well how moving it was to pray while touching her left arm with my left hand while my right hand was over my heart. (This was at 8 am on Wednesday and we happened to be the second car there. It was not yet crowded like above at all so we felt free to pray for longer times and actually went in to see her multiple times. I cannot get over the difference now. The sisters are so incredibly generous to let us all come and pray and touch her and tramp all over their place. May God reward them.)
“Major league help” … I see what you did there. ¦-D
Any leads on a private prayer for her intercession? Asking for my daughter’s spinal cord injury and hip contractures to be cured.