Category Archives: What Fr. Z is up to

NEW ADDITIONS TO THE FAMILY! Three more relics have arrived. Fr. Z tells a story.

I am delighted to report the arrival of three additional relics for my altar of “Two Trinities” chapel. I am deeply devoted to two great Roman saints, who have been my friends and patrons for many years. Firstly, St. Agnes … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen and Sacristy: Starching a linen corporal to a glassy finish

A project. Recently, at Corpus Christi, I recalled the story of the Eucharistic miracle at Bolsena during which a Host bled on a corporal, which spurred the institution of the feast.  I got to thinking about corporals.  A little light … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news for the readership?   How are things going with churches where you are?   (Good news, please.) For my part, some of you great people who follow my live-streamed Mass each day sent donations for flowers.  … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news to share with the readership? For my part, tonight I’ll be hosting another Supper For The Promotion of Clericalism. I should have 6 guests. It’s work but it’s a pleasure.

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Your “Low” Sunday 2020 Sermon Notes – VIDEO

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday, either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. For my part…

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VIDEO 11 April 2020 – 0800 CDT – Rituale Romanum Title XI Ch 3 “Exorcismus In Satanam Et Angelos Apostaticos”

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Laetare Sunday, Mass, live video 0730 CDT

I’ll be saying Mass, in an empty church, on Sunday morning.  0730 CDT  (GTM -5) It’ll be strange.   But I’ll have you all with me one way or another. HERE  

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27-28 Feb 2020 HOLY LAND TLM PILGRIMAGE – Day 6-7: The Dead Sea and the Holy Sepulcher

From way up in Jerusalem we zoomed way down past sea level to the lowest place on your planet, where the Jordan enters the Dead Sea. It was a short hike from there to the mountain where the Lord was … Continue reading

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26 Feb 2020 HOLY LAND TLM PILGRIMAGE – Day 6: Jesus Wept and Peter Denied

Today took us to several significant sites in the life of Our Lord and His chief Apostle and His Blessed Mother. We started Mass at the church built near the spot where the Lord came ’round the bend and saw … Continue reading

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HOLY LAND TLM PILGRIMAGE – Day 3: Primacy of Peter, Pan, NOT Peter Pan

Sunrise over the Sea of Galilee. What it sounded like. https://wdtprs.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Galilee_birds_dawn_02.mp3   Today we explored Peter. It is Quinquagesima Sunday, but because we were at the place where the Lord appeared to the Apostles after the Resurrection, and Christ interrogated … Continue reading

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HOLY LAND TLM PILGRIMAGE – Day 2: Beatitudes, Fish and Fisherman

Today we went up to the mount where the Lord delivered the greatest sermon ever to be given and recounted, the Sermon on the Mount. On the way, we went by the opening of the valley that leads up to … Continue reading

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HOLY LAND TLM PILGRIMAGE – Day 0-1: Sunset, Sunrise, Son of God

Last night before my flight I saw the sun go down on Manhattan from Brooklyn. This morning I saw it rise over the Sea of Galilee. Fishermen were pulling in nets this morning. The place we are staying is right … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: This year, Jerusalem

I’m on my way to the Holy Land. In the midst of the first of two layovers, the next one longish. So far, everything is going smoothly.   Even in the psychedelic bad trip tunnel in DTW. The blog combox has … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

I am gearing up for a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.  All Masses will be in the traditional Roman Rite. I will take my benefactors and donors along in my intentions while I am saying Masses at the holy sites. … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Staunton Edition

There are certain things that one chooses for his “daily carry”. You can guess at a couple of the things I always carry. Did your guess include… Why carry this all the time? CNA reported that a car crossed a … Continue reading

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