Category Archives: ACTION ITEM!

Fomites of Viruses, Fomites of Sins, and YOU

Today on a TV news channel I heard a doctor talking about the ways that virus can spread.  He used a term “fomites” (pronounced “foe-mights”).  I immediately knew what it was about, but I looked it up: “any inanimate object … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! BISHOPS and PRIESTS – Exorcise and bless!

Luke 4:40-41: When the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He laid His hands on every one of them and healed them. And demons also came out … Continue reading

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Of bells and virus bell curves. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

You would be surprised at how long and complex the rite is for the consecration of a bell.  They are “baptized”, as it were, by a bishop.  They are washed with holy water, anointed with the Oil of the Sick … Continue reading

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Supply chain, Truck Divers and YOU! Something you can do to help. ACTION ITEM!

Practically everything already have or you need is at some point moved by a truck, which means a truck diver. I heard a good idea from a friend. Think about the drivers.  They need to have places to rest, refresh, … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM – In this time of mostly private Masses, priests should use the Traditional Latin Mass, the Extraordinary Form!

From a priest … QUAERITUR: All priests in many countries are now just doing private masses. How about saying them in ef? Thats my plan. [kudos!] Same time every day in the parish church. Can’t get more obviously private than … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM: 1000 subscribers for YouTube live stream – UPDATE

Thinking ahead. To be able to live stream to YouTube with my mobile phone, I need 1000 subscribers. Can you give me a hand? HERE UPDATE 23 March: Thank you, dear readers, for helping with this. I had hoped to … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Construction of a new Swiss Guard Helmet

Do you remember the ACTION ITEM to make a fitting helmet for a Swiss Guard which you good people fulfilled?   I have news. First, I was supposed to go to Rome for the swearing in ceremony of the new Guards … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! You only THINK you are washing your hands correctly. Guess again. VIDEO

This is important.   Have a watch.  You might save a life,… … including your own. Correct technique to wash your hands for proper disinfection. #CoronavirusOutbreakindia #CoronaVirusUpdate #COVID #CoronaVirusUpdate pic.twitter.com/1WeDwlCaF6 — Harjinder Singh Kukreja (@SinghLions) March 19, 2020

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ASK FATHER: “Are Satan and his demons ramping up any new strategies of attack?” Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: With so many sudden changes to our daily lives (how, where, and with whom we spend our time), do you think Satan and his demons will be ramping up any new strategies of attack and temptation … Continue reading

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DESPICABLE: priests, lib website attack Spiritual Communion, private Masses, adoration, processions, video during #Coronavirus #SocialDistancing

This ridiculous garbage is just what you would expect from Germany and from the ultra-liberal, modernist, Pray Tell. This, in the time of Coronavirus Private Mass Does Not Fit with a Contemporary Understanding of Eucharist By Albert Gerhards, Benedikt Kranemann, Stephan … Continue reading

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MAIL FROM A PRIEST: “We have more time to do PRIESTLY things!” ACTION ITEM!

I want to pass along to my brother priests and bishops this great email.  Dear readers, would you consider printing it out and giving it to your local priests or sending them an email with a link to this post? … Continue reading

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Remember to “pay it backwards”. Remember our seasoned brethren.

I am not sure where I heard this, in the ongoing scrum of COVID-19 news coverage and discussion.   I often multitask when the news is on.  I don’t even remember if this was the exact phrase that was used, but … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: How to gain a plenary indulgence if I can’t receive Communion? PRIESTS! BISHOPS! PAY ATTENTION!

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Can you please clarify the conditions to gain an indulgence? My diocese thankfully has not yet closed churches but my archbishop has forbidden communion on the tongue. In obedience, my TLM pastor is continuing to say … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: If the diocese cancelled Mass, but Father says Mass anyway, can we attend? Can government forbid it?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Our Gov. In NC has banned gatherings of 100, church and schools alike (but not restaurants, malls, etc). One is subject to Misdemeanor II charges. Our holy priest told a parishioner that he will say mass … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! PROCESSIONS! They’re happening!

I’ve been calling for processions using the traditional Rituale Romanum against the present contagion. Let’s get out there!   Take it to the streets! “Meno chiacchiere… più processioni!… Less chattering … more processions!” I received notice from Birmingham, Alabama’s Cathedral of … Continue reading

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