Category Archives: My View

VIDEO PILGRIMAGE to the Holy Land: Day 1

Last year when we were teetering on the brink of normal and 1984, I was chaplain for a Traditional Mass pilgrimage to the Holy Land.  We had wonderful participants, whom I think of with fondness to this day.  We visited … Read More

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Rush Limbaugh passed away

Rush Limbaugh passed away this morning. We have lost a hero. Pray for him. Requiescat in pace.

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You are NOT exempt from service, dear readers.  None of us are. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

At Crisis today there is a good piece about “cancel culture” and the would-be despots who use it as a tool of bullying and intimidation. “Cancel culture” is within the walls, now, of the Church as well, like orcs at … Read More

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Is survival mode all we have now?

No one can give what they don’t have.  In fun-Latin, nemo dat quod non ‘got’.  And yet the universal vocation to evangelize is predicated on what we have, what we have received. We haven’t been evangelizing well.  Rather, we seems to … Read More

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ACTION ITEM: Good article at Crisis. Then Fr. Z rants.

There is a good article at Crisis today, which all of you should both send by email and print out and hand to or send by mail to both your local priests and your bishops. This is time sensitive. As … Read More

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From a reader – “Idea: Spiritual battle/Catholic Church fullness of faith.” Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader…. Idea: Spiritual battle/Catholic Church fullness of faith. Sure the Rosary but at the same time Holy Bishops and priestly exorcists casting out the Devil from our land, the Church. My priest asked an expert and he said … Read More

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20 Jan: St. Sebastian, invoked against the pandemic

Today, 20 January, is the feast of early martyrs, St. Fabian, who became Pope and St. Sebastian, a soldier who had risen through the ranks at the time of Diocletian.  When the Emperor learned that Sebastian was a Christian, the … Read More

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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 … Read More

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Watching the chaos in Washington DC. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I’m watching various live feeds from Washington DC on this day when Congress is to/was to certify the Electoral College vote. Alarming still photos are now being broadcast of protesters on the floor of the Senate and security with guns … Read More

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LIVE VIDEO 5 January: Special Blessing of Epiphany Water on the Vigil of Epiphany

The rite of Blessing Epiphany Water will be live-streamed: An interesting thing about this rite.   Before the exorcism of the salt and water and then their blessing, the same exorcism from Ch. 3 Title 11 of the Romanum Rituale is recited…. … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – Holy Name (N.O. fake Epiphany) – 2020

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday (obligation or none), either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to … Read More

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This is war, friends.  Total, unrestricted, asymmetrical war.  Wherein Fr. Z rants.

UPDATE: Read what I wrote about totalitarians back in Jan 2020 before the Wuhan Devil COVID-1984 madness took full control HERE And check out Jennifer’s book… The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was … Read More

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Cognac and Dijon Beef Stew

I haven’t been doing much in the line of interesting cooking lately. This is partly due to the penitential nature of the season. However, on Sunday I determined to get something done, do something different.  Another motive was the fact … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 4th Sunday of Advent “Rorate” – 2020

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday (obligation or none), either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to … Read More

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My View For Awhile: Home Again

My list of things to do is checked off, so I am heading home. On my first day I was able to link up with two friends over nice meals. Yesterday, I walked over to the White House for a … Read More

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More bad news from the Vatican. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Ed Pentin reports on more fresh hell from the Vatican. What this boils down to, I think, is demonic gender bending theory and eventual ruthless population control/reduction through contraception (willing or not), sterilization (willing or not), and euthanasia (willing or … Read More

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My View For Awhile: Party Edition

I’m off to the East Coast and praying for adequate weather. My last flight – this is so strange – was on 16 July. At oh dark the airport ramp is mostly – this is so strange – empty. So … Read More

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Fervorino from a Votive Mass for the Deliverance from Death in Time of Pestilence (The Wuhan Devil)

I’ve been asked by a couple of people to post a fervorino from yesterday, for a Votive Mass in time of Pandemic.

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Christmas in St. Peter’s is cancelled, but apparently this Mass is okay. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

As reported by CNA, Francis cancelled Christmas liturgies for the public. And yet… apparently a Mass like this is okay. Here’s a public service announcement. If you love good music, don’t… just… don’t. Unless, perhaps, you are in need of a … Read More

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UPDATE: Fr. John Hollowell – still battling a brain tumor

In February I posted about a priest with a brain tumor, Fr. John Hollowell.  HERE Here is an an excerpt from an email update.  He will have another MRI soon, 16 Dec. If the MRI does show a continued tumor, … Read More

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