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#ASonnetADay – 74. “But be contented when that fell arrest…”

#ASonnetADay – 74. “But be contented when that fell arrest…” pic.twitter.com/2rJgRtSHee — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) October 27, 2020

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LIVE VIDEO – 27 Oct. 1200h CDT – NOON Traditional Latin Mass – Votive Mass of Holy Angels (with Exorcism)

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: Votive Mass of Holy Angels Prayers added: For the sick After Mass: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen Angels … Continue reading

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Happy #NavyDay !

Today is Navy Day, which is not to be confused with observance of the Birthday of the Navy on 13 October. As it turns out, Navy Day derives in part from the birthday of the once Assistant Secretary of the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Use of a microphone during Traditional Latin Low Mass. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I have recently begun to attend the Low Mass. Is there a rule that forbids the celebrant from using a small microphone so that his voice can be heard by the congregation? I know Latin and … Continue reading

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#ASonnetADay – 73. “That time of year thou mayst in me behold…”

#ASonnetADay – 73. “That time of year thou mayst in me behold…” pic.twitter.com/IxhyvYD0eG — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) October 26, 2020

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ASK FATHER: Is a vote for “the lesser of two evils” still a vote “for evil”?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: If Biden is rabidly pro-abortion (he is), and if Trump is not completely pro-life (he supports abortion in cases of rape, incest, health of mother), and if both candidates support homosexual “marriage” (they do), then even … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can einkorn flour be used for the Eucharist? It is lower in gluten.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Einkorn is a variety of wild wheat that has a different gluten structure than modern wheat. Some people with gluten sensitivities can tolerate it better. Would it still be valid material for the holy eucharist? Here … Continue reading

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28 October 2020 – Feast Sts. Simon and Jude: MASS FOR BENEFACTORS

Wednesday 28 October will be my birthday.  Because my benefactors are great gifts to me, I will say Mass for the intention of my benefactors – I keep track of you – on Wednesday at Noon CDT (Deo volente). It … Continue reading

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LIVE VIDEO – 26 Oct. 1200h CDT – NOON Traditional Latin Mass – Monday in 21st Week after Pentecost

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: Monday in 21st Week after Pentecost Prayers added: In distress After Mass: Prayer in time of pandemic Will … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Autopsy of a really slick LIE

I am watch the Senate debate on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.   I watch recordings at high speed when possible. Right now I was just infuriated by a serious LIE by omission uttered by the … Continue reading

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#ASonnetADay – GUEST SONNET by John Donne – “Death be not proud,…”

#ASonnetADay – John Donne – “Death be not proud,…” pic.twitter.com/qMdT03ipQg — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) October 26, 2020

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – Christ the King (NO: 30th Ordinary) 2020 – POLL: Francis same-sex unions topic during homily?

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday, either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. Also, are you churches opening up? What was attendance like? For … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: I don’t like Trump or Biden. Can I opt out and not vote at all?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I don’t like either Trump or Biden. I wish we had better candidates. I don’t even want to vote, but I see that this is an important election. So many things depend on it. What does … Continue reading

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LIVE VIDEO – 25 Oct. 1200h CDT – NOON Traditional Latin Mass – Christ the King Sunday with Consecration of the Human Race

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: Christ The King Sunday Prayers Added: … After Mass: Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart … Continue reading

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#ASonnetADay – 72. “O, lest the world should task you to recite…”

#ASonnetADay – 72. “O, lest the world should task you to recite…” pic.twitter.com/9ySpLC5m50 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) October 25, 2020

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Sunday of Christ the King – Act of Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

In the Church’s traditional calendar, this final Sunday in October is celebrated as the Feast of Christ the King.  This feast was implemented by Pope Piux XI  in 1925 with Quas primas, in the face of secularism, the spread of materialistic … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Recent comments about same-sex unions… a “slap in the face” of those trying to leave homosexual lifestyle?

From a reader in a comment… QUAERITUR: When “going to the periphery” crosses the line is when the exception becomes the rule of law. What about COURAGE ministry, isn’t this a slap in the face of those trying to enact … Continue reading

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Venezuelan dictator Maduro cites Francis to promote same-sex marriage legislation

The other day I posted my thoughts about the dreadfully confusing and anxiogenic remarks on video made by Francis in which he obviously condoned same-sex civil unions, as he has done in the past.  HERE Some have tried to explain … Continue reading

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LIVE VIDEO – 24 Oct. 1200h CDT – NOON Traditional Latin Mass – St Raphael, Archangel

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: St. Raphael, Archangel Prayers Added: For the sick close to death After Mass: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen … Continue reading

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#ASonnetADay – 71. “No longer mourn for me when I am dead…” (with bell… not cowbell)

#ASonnetADay – 71. “No longer mourn for me when I am dead…” (with bell… not cowbell) pic.twitter.com/SLmEYxmSNX — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) October 24, 2020

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