Author Archives: Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

About Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Fr. Z is the guy who runs this blog. o{]:¬)

Daily Rome Shot 493, etc.

I use this portable router and WIFI hotspot when I travel in these USA and abroad.  Fast enough for Zoom.  I can also connect my DMR (ham radio) through it.  If you use my link, they reward me with more … Read More

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@fatherz on Twitter

It would be nice to get over 50K again after that weird “purge” that Twitter inflicted on me and others before the last big campaign.  @fatherz As I write, followers are at 49,996 Twitter is pretty awful in some respects.  … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 492, etc.

This year’s Giuramento…

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

PLEASE use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered here or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. Let’s remember all who … Read More

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FLORIDA OPPORTUNITY ALERT: Treasures of the Church

An FYI for you readers in FLORIDA.  Fr. Carlos Martins, who had the apostolate with relics of saints called “Treasures of the Church” is presently in Florida, making a circuit of the states, pretty much a different city and parish … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 491, etc.

Please remember me when shopping online. Thanks in advance. US HERE – UK HERE

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POSSIBLE: Pro-abortion/Biden supporters reported to be organizing invasion and disturbance of Sunday Masses, ironically on Mother’s Day

And to think… it will be Mother‘s Day. I read at Catholic Arena: BIDEN SUPPORTERS TO INVADE MASSES THIS SUNDAY ALL OVER USA A group called ‘Ruth Sent Us’, named after Jewish Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, have stated … Read More

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5 May: “O God, who deigned to choose blessed Pius to be Pontifex Maximus in order to smash the enemies of Thy Church to tiny bits” – UPDATED

In the traditional Roman calendar, used with the 1962 Missale Romanum, the Vetus Ordo, today is the feast of St. Pope Pius V (+1572). I made a PODCAzT about him some years ago, and about his famous document Quo primum. … Read More

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St. Monica, her incipient alcoholism, the intervention that saved her, some Latin

From Serge Lancel’s Augustine, the best biography I know of the great Bishop of Hippo (p. 8 ff – emphases mine): Before devoting himself entirely to Mother Church, as he approached the age of forty, Augustine had had a concubine … Read More

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4 May – St. Monica: Intercessor for children who who have fallen away from the Faith

In the older, traditional Roman calendar today is the feast of the mother of St. Augustine, St. Monnica, widow.  She died in Ostia (Rome’s port) in 387, when she and her family were heading back to North Africa after Augustine’s … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 490, etc.

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SCOTUS Draft Opinion overturns Roe v Wade. In the Church there is something that must be overturned.

I have a lot of mail today about the leaked 1st Draft of the SCOTUS’ majority “Opinion of the Court signed by Justice Alito.   It is a fine demolition of Roe v. Wade, an exposition of the obvious and well … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 489, etc.

I’ve been really busy in the last few days because of travel and because of more travel coming up.  My “Rome Trip” is upon me, preceded by a tour with a pro-life group.  That all begins next Monday.  Hence, fewer … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 488, etc.

Photo by The Great Roman™ 3:16 isn’t just in John.Please remember me when shopping online. Thanks in advance. US HERE – UK HERE

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Brace for vicious cruelty in Washington, DC.

UPDATE: I received this and, in fairness, it ought to be shared: Dear Fr. Zuhlsdorf, Your posting about our parish slightly mischaracterizes what was said at mass today about Cardinal Gregory’s thoughts about the Extraordinary Form Mass at our parish.  … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 487, etc.

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One bishop, two dioceses.

At Catholic Culture Phil Lawler has views about the recent appointment of one bishop to oversee two distinct dioceses. Yesterday’s news included the curious report that in two different cases—one in Ireland, one in Wales—Pope Francis had appointed one bishop to … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 486, etc.

It’s coming up pretty soon. New: two Via Caritatis rosés: Vox Rosé and Lux Rosé Please remember me when shopping online. Use my affiliate link.  Thanks in advance. US HERE – UK HERE

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My View For Awhile: Zwischenzug edition

Heading home for the brief stretch before I head to Italy. Highlights from my time in … The Rome of the West.

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Daily Rome Shot 485, etc.

Please remember me when shopping online. Thanks in advance.  Just click one and Amazon will remember how you entered and I will get the credit. US HERE – UK HERE And one of my Cafepress shops… 3:16 isn’t just in John.

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