Category Archives: Pò sì jiù

Baseball’s Cleveland Indians change name to… guess what….

Farewell Chief Wahoo. Today baseball’s Cleveland Indians changed their name. From 2022 they will be the … Guardians. Custodes. There’s that word again. Synchronicity.   Clevelandensis custodes. It’s as if the Devil was telling us what he is up to.

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First reactions to “Traditionis custodes”

Today, 16 July, is the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  During the Amazonian Synod (“walking together”), it was at her church in Rome, near the Vatican, that the shrine to to the demon Pachamama was set up. Today, … Read More

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Parents who turn their daughters into quasi-prostitutes

This morning I had a debate with myself. Ought I or not to cancel my subscription to Claremont Review of Books? This same morning I serendipitously solved the debate through a fortunate click over to Ann Barhardt’s page. Ann posted … Read More

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“If great big bishops will not guard the noble deposit, then it may be time to depose them.

At Crisis today there is a well-written, well-argued piece by Regis Martin which merits wide attention.  Share it. Does the Church No Longer Defend the Deposit of Faith? The writer laments that we are living in strange times: “Times in … Read More

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No vaccination? No confession! NJ parish now exercises the “power of the syringes” – UPDATE

UPDATE 29 March: It seems that an option for confessions for the non-jabbed has been added to the schedule. I note with fascination that, although the priest there seems to be extremely worried about infectious penitents, he will have “face … Read More

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OUTRAGE! Monopoly get WOKED!

This is just one bridge too far.  From NEWSMAX: Classic Board Game Monopoly Alters Community Chest Cards for ‘Woke’ Times Toy maker Hasbro is changing the time-honored classic board game Monopoly by altering the Community Chest cards, saying they ”are … Read More

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Card. Burke reacts to the St. Peter’s Mass Suppression: rescind it immediately

UPDATE: Card. Burke’s statement can be read at his page: HERE At the National Catholic Register (which is a Catholic paper and not to be confused with the Fishwrap), there is a piece by Ed Pentin about Raymond Leo Card. … Read More

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St. Peter’s Basilica – Individual morning Masses SUPPRESSED

UPDATE: A couple curious things.  There is no full signature.  There is no protocol number. And, as an email correspondent pointed out, Vatican II’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium, 57, §2 reads, “Nevertheless, each priest shall always retain … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Blessing ashes at home

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Peace and good times, Father Z. [Right now, I’d settle for okay times.] May the blessing and distribution of ashes be done at home in this time of pandemic? Our Archdiocese (in the Philippines) and the … Read More

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“Prisoner 5993, you have been denounced as having attempted to communicate with a mythical transcendent being for the sake of petitioning a selfish and criminal outcome.”

At First Things read this carefully: “Prohibiting Prayer in Australia” by Carl R. Trueman The core with my emphases and comments: […] The state of Victoria in Australia … just passed a bill that will considerably intensify the conflict between religious freedom, … Read More

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If you don’t know your catechism… don’t know your Homer… your Dante… well….

Today is one of those days when there are several good reads on the interwebs.  I can recommend two more from Crisis both from today. First, there is an important piece from Aaron Seng, “The Catechism Crisis”.  He is the head … Read More

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“Here is a link to a Newsreel from 1949 that seems as if it is from another planet.”

A friend sent this, with the comment, “Here is a link to a Newsreel from 1949 that seems as if it is from another planet.”   A world that’s gone? I wonder… what sort of, what magnitude of cataclysm would … Read More

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Another sign of the times

Granted, this hasn’t happened yet, but it is a sign of the times. Think about the implications of even thinking about doing this? Hint: “cancel culture”. What at stake in the choice of a new Archpriest of St. Peter’s Basilica? … Read More

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“Ab arbore autem fici discite parabolam…”

There must be something special about the number 230. Libs in Congress successfully blocked changes to Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Acts which says that Big Tech controlled social media cannot be treated like a publisher, which gives … Read More

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Did you think you would see something in your lifetime like this?

Let me ask any of you – at least of a certain age. Did you think you would see something in your lifetime like this? This will not end well. https://t.co/2AqroKqhDE — Brit Hume (@brithume) January 9, 2021 We can … Read More

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ASK FATHER: What do we do if the upcoming administration outlaws Mass and the sacraments?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: What are the best ways for the laity to remain in a state of grace should the Holy Mass and the sacraments eventually be outlawed by the upcoming Biden/Harris administration? The simple answer, which isn’t simple … Read More

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“If you don’t bother to pause and learn a single thing from your citizens storming your Capitol building, then you’re a fool…”.

I’ve been pretty unhappy with FNC for some time now.  However, tonight I tuned in to hear what Tucker Carlson had to say. He made some really good points. I sincerely hope that people will listen to this or read … Read More

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This is as evil as anything I’ve seen in a long time.

This is as evil as anything I’ve seen in a long time. What the hell. pic.twitter.com/wE6sR8x8TV — Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) November 23, 2020 “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be … Read More

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What’s at stake?

They will mark people for retribution. They will destroy the balance of power to ensure permanent one party rule. That’s how the Left rolls. “Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.” – … Read More

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A master class in irony

Here’s the thing about libs. They demand that you deny plain evidence right in front of your eyes. If they say so, up must be down, hot must be cold, in must be out. It’s bizzaro-world. And they know it’s … Read More

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