Category Archives: Lighter fare

Happy 244th Birthday USMC!

Raising a glass, especially to those now actively carrying the torch of freedom! Have a ball and no heel-taps. Today, instead of my usual daily carry coin, I’ll haul this one around.      

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LATIN MASS MADNESS!!!!

Just a little lighter fare in the wake of some attacks on the TLM… no… on the PEOPLE who love the TLM. Do you DARE to find out for yourself?

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Wherein Austen Ivereigh channels his inner Hillary

Speaking of the Fishwrap, they embraced the ever-more papalotrous Austen Ivereigh as he channels his inner Hillary Clinton. Austen Ivereigh said the pope remains popular with Catholics in the pew, but a well-funded opposition comprised largely of ecclesial elites are … Continue reading

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VIDEO – Meet the guy who boosted and “tiberized” Pachamama and “Pachamama meets the God of Surprises”

Corrispondenza Romana has a video introduced by Roberto de Mattei, in which the young Austrian man who tossed the wooden Pachamama demonic graven images into the Tiber. I saw the video at Rorate at first. Fr. Z kudos to Alexander … Continue reading

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Can’t wait to get one of these!

Marco Tosatti posted at his place about the Synod and a well-known con-game called “three card monte”. In the course, however, he included this. Oh yeah… gotta get me one o’ these!   Maybe a full Pontifical set! No doubt they … Continue reading

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ZUHLIO RETURNS: Pachamama’s Garden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (ROME) In a surprise move international recording star and global warming expert ZUHLIO has emerged from retirement at the request of a subgroup of the drafting committee of the initial third working group of the Synod (“walking … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Pachamama demon idols take a dive into the Tiber.

This video pretty clearly shows that someone entered the church in the Via della Conciliazione, Santa Maria in Traspontina, took some of the seemingly ubiquitous pagan demon Pachamama idols out of their displays, and then left the church, went to … Continue reading

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2016: Ecumenical Exchange Program with winged Mayan snake god Kukulkan

Everyone knows that The Onion is one of the best and mostly highly respected news sources available.   You might not recall this story from back in 2016. It seems that the Amazon Synod has been on the minds of many in … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Cocktail advice for Our Lady of Victory

From a reader… a little late… sorry! QUAERITUR: Our group of philosopher/theologians meets every Friday and this week we wanted to toast to Our Lady of Victory. Might you have a good cocktail recipe to celebrate our victory over the … Continue reading

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#AmazonSynod, optional celibacy, divorced and remarried priests, and Amoris Laetitia

Let’s think about “optional celibacy” which the Germans and other iconoclasts want in order to drive the Church towards becoming a well-connected NGO. Let’s use Amoris laetitia (“The Joy of Sex”) as a lens. So, Father is married.  The marriage doesn’t … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Hunwicke amuses

Today at his engaging spot, Mutual Enrichment, Fr. Hunwicke amuses. He begins with a riff on the stole Benedict XVI wore when he visited England. He ends with a suggestion that if Francis is really interested in “the peripheries” would would … Continue reading

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Francis on ice hockey… yes, ice hockey

As a Minnesota kid I skated and played hockey.  Hockey is in the family. Hence, when I saw that Francis addressed himself to the International Ice Hockey Federation (they gave him a uniform sweater with a Roman numeral – you … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! SATURNOS FOR CLERICS!

By now most of you know about the Biretta for Seminarians Project. You – seminarians and lay people – contact John Hastreiter in church goods at Leaflet Missal in St. Paul – 651-209-1951 Ext-331. Seminarians: give name, address, HAT SIZE and John will put you … Continue reading

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Idea for the Pan-Amazonian #Synod2019

This, from the Twitter feed of Union Seminary in NYC (non-denominational at Columbia U). This is a GREAT idea for the upcoming Synod! They could bring in all sorts of trees and plants, maybe with some snakes and frogs still … Continue reading

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Mind-blowing profundity at the reconstituted John Paul II Institute 2.0

Sometimes I like to post lighter fare on a Friday.  But today, I am so moved, so overwhelmed and thunderstruck with awe, that I must share this quote.  Honestly, folks, I’m gobsmacked.  I’m all at sixes and sevens. We once … Continue reading

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