Category Archives: Pò sì jiù

TC Repression in the Diocese of St. Augustine

The cruel implementation of the cruel legacy document of the Francis’ era continues in these USA, this time in Jacksonville in the Diocese of St.  Augustine. This is from the Bulletin of the Immaculate Conception. The PDF has an absurd … Read More

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Brace for vicious cruelty in Washington, DC.

UPDATE: I received this and, in fairness, it ought to be shared: Dear Fr. Zuhlsdorf, Your posting about our parish slightly mischaracterizes what was said at mass today about Cardinal Gregory’s thoughts about the Extraordinary Form Mass at our parish.  … Read More

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One bishop, two dioceses.

At Catholic Culture Phil Lawler has views about the recent appointment of one bishop to oversee two distinct dioceses. Yesterday’s news included the curious report that in two different cases—one in Ireland, one in Wales—Pope Francis had appointed one bishop to … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Now that canon law allows for females to be instituted acolytes, can a female be straw subdeacon in a Solemn Mass?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Now that canon law allows for females to be instituted acolytes, is it possible, prudential, for a female to be a straw subdeacon in a solemn high mass? Listen here wise guy.  You are probably not … Read More

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A picture is worth a thousand words. – UPDATED

A picture is worth a thousand words. This on 12 March 2022, the 400th anniversary of the canonization of Sts. Teresa of Avila, Phlip Neri, Isidore, Francis Xavier and Ignatius Loyola. At the altar of the great Jesuit church in … Read More

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Bp. Schneider interviewed – VIDEO and new book, “The Catholic Mass”

We are our rites. Liturgy is doctrine… is identity… is life choices. The only way to turn things around is to turn our sacred liturgical worship around… including turning in back to God, in more than one way. Attacks on … Read More

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Remember… the Traditional Latin Mass is the problem.

Truly a “unique” expression of the Roman Rite. “Unique expression of the Roman Rite” pic.twitter.com/dVCjYpzQ68 — ALT_Fr. Casey, OFM (@ALT_caseyofm) March 15, 2022

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But remember… the problem is the Traditional Latin Mass!

But remember… the problem is the Traditional Latin Mass! If only we could shut it down, the seminaries would fill up again. Right? The average age of a priest in the United States is 67. The large ordination classes of … Read More

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It’s happening, exactly as I have been saying for years.

At The Catholic Thing today there is a piece by Michael Pakaluk, “Is Vatican II ‘Spent’? My immediate answer is, yes.  It was “spent” almost as soon as it ended.  It is “time bound” and not very “evergreen”.  Bits of … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Is it a sin to ask God to strike down an enemy of the Church?

From a reader: Is it a sin to ask God to strike down an enemy of the Church? Christ the Lord has commanded us to love our enemies (Matthew 5:44). Love for “enemy” comes in different forms.  It can be … Read More

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In D. London – “Smash the Olds! Replace them with the News!”

    Do you long-time readers remember how, back in the 1990’s, bishops refused to obey the commands of John Paul II regarding generosity in the application of legislation in force at that time concerning the Vetus Ordo? How they … Read More

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UPDATED – But, apparently, the REAL problem in the Church today are those Catholics who want the Traditional Latin Mass – VIDEO

UPDATE 13 Feb 22: Rosary of Reparation, after Koranic prayers were chanted in the church of St Sulpice in Paris pic.twitter.com/wvEbsPRjNT — UKPrays (@uk_prays) February 12, 2022 Originally Published on: Feb 9, 2022 I have had experience with Canadian Sulpicians. … Read More

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D. Helena: The faithful crushed by a cruel young bishop

Words fail at the moment. Remember that Rites themselves can’t be attacked.  The people who desire those Rites are the true target. From Latin Mass Montana: Bishop Vetter Cancels All 1962 Latin Masses in Diocese of Helena On February 1, 2022, Bishop Vetter … Read More

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The fever virus spreads! Another bishop attacks ‘ad orientem’ worship.

Bishops.  Waiting to see what the other guys do.   Then, boldly leaping into action! And getting it wrong.  Again. The Bishop of Erie Pennsylvania is not to be confused with his predecessor, the Erie Bishop of Pennsylvania, Donald Trautman.  Although, … Read More

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The ‘buck’ starts here.

Consider a few points, in no particular order. Traditionis custodes and the Dubious Dubia (TC&DD) are an incoherent mess. TC&DD are founded on faulty theological grounds: that Vatican II is the lens through which all doctrine and discipline of the … Read More

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A look at the Letter purporting to forbid “ad orientem” worship in the Diocese of Venice

I received a copy of the letter which Bp. Dewane sent to his priests in which he attempts to forbid ad orientem celebration of Holy Mass according to the Novus Ordo. This is a steaming mess.  There many things wrong … Read More

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How would H.L. Mencken have described Francis’ “Traditionis custodes”?

Card. Müller has a new book out now, in which he talks about, inter alia, the Francis Regime.  If that isn’t a spur to check it out…. However, my main point in this post is to relate what I saw … Read More

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The war on Mass “ad orientem”.

And so it begins. This just in from a reader… My bishop (Venice in Florida) has just (via a letter to his priests) forbidden the use of ad orientem in any Novus Ordo Masses with a congregation. He asserts that … Read More

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Compare what Archbp. Roche said in 2015 to what he is saying now.

It is very hard to respect clerics who are just weathervanes, waving around, changing directions under the pressure of whomever is at the moment in power. Archbp. Roche, now in present role as Prefect of the CDW, now one of … Read More

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New of new cruelty in @archchicago from @CardinalBCupich

A note from a reader… Since you have posted about Cardinal Cupich’s TLM restrictions, I thought you should know that permission for 3 parishes (St. Mary of Perpetual Help, St. John Vianney, and St. Odilo) have all been denied. The … Read More

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