Category Archives: ACTION ITEM!

PROJECT “200!” Wherein Fr. Z asks for some help.

UPDATE: 20 Jan 2021: On this dark day, I have bright news.   Quite a few people have signed up. Let’s see if we can hit this goal today. My deepest appreciation also to those who wrote with their kindness but … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z gives an update about life and changes

A personal note to readers. About a month ago, during a trip to DC, I met for lunch with a good friend, a solid priest, who straight out told me that I’ve lost my “mo jo”. I’m not exactly sure … Continue reading

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Question for readers: book search

Do any of you have a copy of Pastor Out In The Cold by Yves Normandin Please drop me a line. The book was mentioned at The Remnant.

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ASK FATHER: What is the Church’s role in creating the cancel culture?

From a priest… QUAERITUR: I have a bilingual parish and I refuse to accept the idea that the two communities must be separate. For that reason, I’ve tried to introduce the basics in Latin so we can have communal celebrations. … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! 31 DEC & 1 JAN – Plenary INDULGENCES Alert!

Catholics can gain a Plenary Indulgence on New Year’s EVE, 31 December (EnchInd. 26) by the recitation or the singing of the Te Deum. To gain the indulgence the usual following conditions must be met. 1. Sacramental confession and Communion within … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Last day for 2020 DONATIONS to Tridentine Mass Society

Folks, I know you have good charities in mind for your giving. On this last day of the year, I put before your eyes one last time, the Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison. This is a 501(c)(3) … Continue reading

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About that demon cult bowl placed on St. Peter’s altar… WHERE’S THE DAMNED BOWL NOW?

At the time, I was even more horrified than when the sacrilegious pagan Pachamama worship rite took place in the Vatican Garden as the Synod was opening up in October 2019. What shocked me, outraged me and truly worried me … Continue reading

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Are you doing Christmas shopping online? PLEASE come here FIRST. ACTION ITEM!

Are you doing Christmas shopping online? PLEASE come here FIRST. I warmly invite you to use my Amazon links to enter Amazon for your shopping. I will get a small percentage of all sales. I can’t see what you buy, … Continue reading

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The amazing miracle story of St. Juan Diego! And ACTION ITEM! Let’s pray for a miracle, the annihilation of the Wuhan Devil, COVID

Remember… If we do not believe in miracles, we do not ask for them. If we do not ask for them, they will not be granted. We are not alone: the Church Militant and the Church Triumphant are closely knit, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen Angels for all places, things and people involved in the counting of votes from the 2020 Election.

As usual today, since Election Day, after Mass I recited Ch. 3 of Title XI in the Rituale Romanum, the Exorcism Against Satan and the Fallen Angels. It is a mighty prayer. I have the authority from the bishop and also, … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! #GivingTuesday suggestions from @FatherZ

Americans are generous.  Catholics are generous.  We are hard-wired to help.  We are especially interested in concrete ways to help, not vaporous.  We are also a more than a little concerned about how the money we contribute is used.   I sure am. … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS: “Key” available for Scanlon’s “Latin Grammar: Grammar Vocabularies, and Exercises in Preparation for the Reading of the Missal and Breviary”

There is some GOOD NEWS. It’s down below.  Meantime… I’ve been ranting for years about the need for clerics to know the language of their Latin Church, Roman Rite. In most cases that means that priests and seminarians have to … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Seminarian in need of prayers

It is deeply troubling that the tactics of the 80’s and 90’s are being redeployed now. From a reader… In connection with your psyops article from just over two years ago, there is a seminarian in need of serious prayer. … Continue reading

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ONLINE COURSE for learning Latin responses for the Traditional Latin Mass. 5-30 October. NOW.

People often ask me what they can do to help spread celebrations of the TLM or obtain them where they are. One way is to make sure you yourself are trained in the role that you can fulfill. Priests have their … Continue reading

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Satanic attacks erupt after news that @RealDonaldTrump was sick from “The Wuhan Devil”

The battle we are in against COVID is spiritual battle, as well as physical. This virus, once it escaped the lab, was purposely released into the world by the Chinese government to destabilize. They knew that friendly organizers in these … Continue reading

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‘c’atholic Pelosi with Sr. Simone trashes the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast and AG Barr

Yesterday at the National Catholic Prayer (virtual) Breakfast, Attorney General William Barr was honored with an award and he gave a brief speech, online.   The President also gave a video speech. At The Right Scoop we see a video of … Continue reading

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#ASonnetADay – 39. “O! how thy worth with manners may I sing…” (At the doctor’s office)

#ASonnetADay – 39. “O! how thy worth with manners may I sing…” (At the doctor’s office – check out the wonderful https://t.co/y2wJl0ABmf ) pic.twitter.com/C10mZZ3tyB — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) September 18, 2020 Sometimes people have a hard time finding causes … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Traditional Latin Mass Survey ONLINE

The Christus Vincit Foundation has launched a Traditional Latin Mass survey. HERE Some of the questions are… meh….  However, take the survey anyway.  It’ll take just a couple of minutes.  It doesn’t ask for many comments.

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Thanks from Fr. Z and upcoming Mass for Benefactors

I will say Mass for the intention of my benefactors – I keep track of you – on Saturday, 19 September at Noon CDT (Deo volente). While I remember benefactors at every Mass, living and deceased at the respective Memento in the … Continue reading

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Since “Black Lives Matter”, nota bene! New pro-life film released today: Divided Hearts of America

A new pro-life film was released today. Divided Hearts of America. The movie is about “Super Bowl champion Benjamin Watson’s journey to discover the truth about abortion in America”. Election Day is coming up FAST. This film addresses the topics … Continue reading

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