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ACTION ITEM! Be a “Custos Traditionis”! Join an association of prayer for the reversal of “Traditionis custodes”.

As the smoke clears and the initial shock of the cruelty of Traditionis custodes ebbs… but will not go away… we have to bring our legitimate aspirations to prayer and penance. I propose… … an informal association of prayer and … Read More

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26 July: Wherein Fr. Z asks St Ann to: “Soften the hearts of all those who will now be involved with the implementation of Traditionis custodes.”

The Feast of St. Ann has arrived, and I greet all who are graced with the name of Ann, however spelled. Let us, on our own, continue to pray this Novena on a daily basis: Continue to pray this Novena … Read More

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21 July – ACTION ITEM! MATCHING donation campaign for the Archdiocese for the Military Services @MilArchUSA

Remember that Archp. Broglio has taken a generous stance about Traditionis custodes. Be generous and tell me Fr. Z sent you! Donate Now The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS) is having her annual Day of Giving today. This year, … Read More

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Clarity from @Card_R_Sarah

« I am an African. Let me say clearly : the liturgy is not the place to promote my culture. Rather, it is the place where my culture is baptised, where my culture is taken up into the Divine. » … Read More

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Go to Crisis and read or listen to “A Time For Anger”

Stop what you are doing. Go to Crisis and read or listen to the brilliant offering by a young man named Clement Harrold.  HERE A Time For Anger. Then come back.  I look forward to your discussion here.

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Day 2: St. Ann Novena – “Heavily laden with the weight of my troubles,…”

Share and re-tweet, please. 17 July through 26 July, Ann’s feast day in both traditional and post-Conciliar calendars, we can pray a NOVENA to the grandmother of God, the mother of Mary. Here is one novena prayer to St Ann.  There are … Read More

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Day 1: St. Ann Novena

Share and re-tweet, please. 17 July through 26 July, Ann’s feast day in both traditional and post-Conciliar calendars, we can pray a NOVENA to the grandmother of God, the mother of Mary. Here is one novena prayer to St Ann.  There are … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! PRAY! NOVENA to St. Ann – 17-16 July. WHO WILL JOIN ME?

Today I have often thought of the late, great “Extraordinary Ordinary”, Bp. Robert Morlino, Bishop of Madison, who died in November 2018. After Summorum Pontificum Bp. Morlino embraced the Church’s traditional liturgical worship and responded to requests with fatherly generosity … Read More

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Coalition For Cancelled Priests

I call to your attention a group that had been formed called Coalition For Cancelled Priests. There are, it is said – and I believe it – hundreds of cancelled priests in these USA, languishing in limbo.   There are various reasons … Read More

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ASK FATHER: “Do you know a time with blessed bishops?”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: YOU: “reasonable or not, charitable or not, moral or not.” [I wrote that HERE] Write more about that during history.  I doubt this was different in the past…  pre CV2…  Generally, bishops were ever crooks.  Machiavelians … Read More

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Despite rumors, TLM advances in @ArchdioceseSF

Rumor volat.  Meanwhile, our response is to push ahead relentlessly, joyfully. We are our rites and we cannot be stopped. I received this… “ In celebration of the 14th anniversary of the publication of Pope Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum, St. … Read More

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URGENT: Prayers for Fr. Tim Finigan

May I ask your prayers for my dear friend Fr. Tim Finigan? He has the excellent blog The Hermeneutic of Continuity which for many years has provided a splendid witness to the Faith. Fr. Finigan is the best of men … Read More

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Intense image of the Sacred Heart and YOU – ACTION ITEM!

This striking detail from a print by the Catholic artist Daniel Mitsui. It is inspired in part by the visions of Gertrude and the 1467 Sanctus Salvator. Even the small details, the little animals that are scattered through the background, have … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Novena for the preservation of Summorum Pontificum. Save The Liturgy – Save The World

Today I saw at the French site Notre-Dame de Chrétienté a proposal for a Novena to St. Joseph to maintain the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum. If there is a threat to Summorum, this is a good thing to do. If there … Read More

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ACTION ITEM: Fathers, do not wait any longer.  It’s time.  Get things in gear NOW.

I’ll lead off with a mind exercise.  It is possible that the rumored document that would undo Benedict XVI’s “emancipation proclamation” Summorum Pontificum is actually founded on a well-constructed campaign of disinformation.  It could be a psy-op designed to get “trads” to … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Support a worthy apostolate: TREASURES OF THE CHURCH

Not too long ago, I posted about a miraculous healing that occurred in New York, Long Island area.  The occasion was a presentation about holy relics by Fr. Carlos Martins, who has an apostolate called Treasures Of The Church. It … Read More

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Fishwrap, La Crock team up with Beans to attack Archbp. Chaput’s new book

At Fishwrap there is a frantic tirade from Beans about a new book from Archbishop Charles Chaput, Emeritus of Philadelphia.  The title… Things Worth Dying For: Thoughts on a Life Worth Living You can see why this offering might give … Read More

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Fr Hans Küng, R.I.P.

Pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Hans Küng, dead at the age of 93. Küng did untold damage to the Church and the identity of Catholics through his persistent cage-match with heresy.  He was forbidden to teach … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! The Benedictine nuns of Gower Abbey, victims of drive-by shootings, need your help.

The wonderful Benedictine nuns of Gower Abbey in Missouri have lately been victims of extremely dangerous… I am not making this up… drive by shootings. Drive by shootings. At NUNS. Let that sink in. The police are investigating. Shots were … Read More

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Saints, Miracles & You

I have written before that if we do not ask for miracles, we will not obtain them.  You should daily beg God to give us sudden, complete, and lasting relief from the Wuhan Devil, COVID-1984 and all its accursed ramifications.  … Read More

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