Category Archives: Pò sì jiù

Coincidences? I think not.

I recently wrote: I am convinced that one of the reasons certain bishops and priests seem determined to suppress the TLM and isolate, marginalize the people who want it is because the TLM unsettles, disturbs, annoys, irritates, needles, vexes clerics … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z rants and recommends a must read entry at NLM

The Council Fathers of Vatican II voted overwhelmingly to approve some few mandates that would result in a reform of the Roman Rite. A body was assembled to implement that reform.  It was operated by radical ideologues who had their … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Considering the chaos surrounding ‘Traditionis custodes” could we say that, in effect, it is no law at all?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Some years ago I studied for graduate theology with several distinguished theologians, one of whom was chancellor for Card. Burke in Lacrosse. In those Canon Law classes, he made the point over and again that the … Read More

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More on Desisdeede – Desiderio desideravi. This time through a particularly vicious lens that might be at the core of the document.

Today at Le Crock… sorry… Le Croix… there is a piece by one Gregory Solari.  Who?  I asked the same question.  I found this link.  Involvement with McGill in Montreal.  French, I think, maybe Swiss. Interested in Newman.  Seems to … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Bishop bully: You have the right to kneel, but not to a kneeler.

From a reader…. QUAERITUR: We had a kneeler for those who wished to kneel and receive on the tongue. The Bishop ordered kneelers removed from the three parishes in the diocese that allowed their use. This impacts the elderly and … Read More

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Jesuits lead the way for Conciliarized churches everywhere

A few days ago I received a copy of a note from the diocesan offices of the Diocese of Rome about the renovation of the sanctuary of the mighty Jesuit church in central Rome called “Il Gesù”.  My soul groaned … Read More

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Francis talks about globalization of education, “new humanism”, attacks “guardians of tradition”, gets Aeneas wrong.

Above… Aeneas rescuing his family (not so much his wife) and household gods from the sack of Troy.  Leonello Spada Who was Vincent of Lérins?  He was a Gaul and writer who died about 445.  His work Commonitorium is a … Read More

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New members of the College of Cardinals

I’ve been asked quite a few times today what I thought about the new “red hat” list for the College of Cardinals. I simply laughed. The ploy and play of the list is so obvious that it is hardly to … Read More

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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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