Category Archives: Non Nobis and Te Deum

ACTION ITEM: Entrusting the SSPX to Mary and imploring God’s will

Please use the sharing buttons! From the SSPX comes a Communiqué asking for prayers. Communiqué from the General House of the Society of Saint Pius X Since the meeting on March 16, 2012, with Cardinal William Levada, Prefect of the … Read More

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Reader Feedback: we helped prevent a sacrilege

Sometime I get feedback from a reader saying that something I wrote prompted him to return to the sacrament of penance or moved her to get her marriage straightened out.  Those notes help me keep this blog going. This is … Read More

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Fetal cells integrate into a mother’s body with important positive effects.

For your Just Too Cool file. A reader sent me a link to an article about the integration of fetal cells into the mother’s body and vice versa.  The content of the article is excerpted from a book called Do … Read More

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REMINDER: Bp. Burbidge Begins Novena for Seminarian Philip Johnson

From the site of the Diocese of Raleigh: Bishop Burbidge Requests Novena for Seminarian Philip Johnson The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge has announced a novena to Our Holy Mother, patroness of the Diocese of Raleigh, on behalf of seminarian … Read More

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Episcopal Church nuns received into the Catholic Church

UPDATE: I posted a request to readers HERE about writing to the sisters to welcome them into formal communion. ___ I enjoyed this story in the Baltimore Sun: Archdiocese of Baltimore welcomes new order of nuns All Saints’ Sisters of … Read More

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Brick by Brick: Personal Parish Granted to the FSSP in Fort Wayne

For your Brick By Brick file. A reader alerted me to the following from The TLM in Michiana: Personal Parish Granted to the FSSP in Fort Wayne Father Gabet announced at Mass this morning that Bishop Kevin Rhoades in a … Read More

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“I had honestly forgotten that the Sacrament of Reconciliation existed.”

The following note in my email today is what makes it worth what I have to do to continue with this blog. From a reader with my emphases: Recently, after a long period away from the Church I have come … Read More

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Saints of pots and pans, shipwrecks, beheading, and music both mystical and sublime

I bring to your attention four saints on the calendar listed in the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum. 1. Sancti Roberti Bellarmino, episcopi et Ecclesiae doctoris, e Societate Iesu, qui praeclare de theologicis temporis sui controversiis peculiari ac subtili habitu disputavit; cardinalis … Read More

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Canadian Anglicans vote to unite with Rome

From the blog canterbury tales: A recent meeting of leaders in the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada (ACCC) voted to unite with the Roman Catholic Church through the Apostolic Constitution created by Pope Benedict XVI.  [Do I hear an “Amen!”?] … Read More

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Houston: Extraordinary Form PARISH to be established by Card. DiNardo

Speaking of Houston, I just noticed that our friends at Rorate posted this. For your Brick by Brick file. Wonderful news for the faithful of the largest city in the great state: a full Parish, exclusively dedicated to the Traditional … Read More

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MUST READ: Young person’s account of harassment and violence at WYD

Nolite mirari fratres si odit vos mundus. Wonder not, brethren, if the world hate you. 1 John 3:13 In Madrid during WYD the were no lack of twisted, benighted wing-nut protesters harrassing the pilgrims and young people. One of the … Read More

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ZAGANO WATCH: UPDATE!

I am told that Phyllis Zagano, who works for the National Catholic Reporter, is still calling around in order to make trouble for me and harm my reputation. I wrote about her here. You will recall that her personally aimed … Read More

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How to treat sinners

A quote via Good Jesuit Bad Jesuit from St. Ignatius of Loyola which reminds me of how imperfect I am in charity. “Treat sinners as a good mother treats her child when sick; she bestows on him many more caresses … Read More

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Waiting for Zagano

For some time now I have been getting emails and phone calls from friends with reports that someone who writes for the National Catholic Reporter aka Fishwrap, Phyllis Zagano, has been sniffing around looking for dirt about me.  Zagano hasn’t … Read More

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WDTPRS – The Doxology, Great Amen, and YOU: The mighty voice of the one True Priest

Here is my latest hecatomb for The Wanderer to which you may subscribe digitally. I worked my way through an examination of the new, corrected translation of the Order of Mass, including the Roman Canon.  Then I returned to look … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Giiving a gift to the priest after a baptism

From a reader: Do you recommend giving a stipend to the priest and/or parish when an infant is baptized? If so, how much is a good amount? This is the old question of “stole fees” which I have presented on … Read More

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“Memento mori!”

Throughout history our insightful forebears have inserted into rituals which exalt some mere mortal  certain elements intended to deflate, remind that we are mortals. For example, in ancient Rome during a general’s triumph a slave stood beside the triumphator in … Read More

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HE > I

I have been quoting 1 Peter 5: 8-9 these days, and I believe for good reason. Repetita iuvant: “Be sober, be watchful! For your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goes about seeking someone to devour. Resist him, steadfast … Read More

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Really cool nun video

Here is a great video which I pick up from the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald. What a delightful lady. Keep your ears tuned for what she says is her constant prayer. [wp_youtube]fLzIr16FZPA[/wp_youtube]

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A monastic Mass broadcast. Vocations without hijinx ensue.

Andrea Tornielli passed this along from Vatican Insider of La Stampa. It is in Italian but here is the general line. The director of Tv2000, the television broadcast of the Italian Bishops Conference, transmitted a Mass from the Benedictine monastery … Read More

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