Category Archives: HONORED GUESTS

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Cupich’s war on Catholics continues: a Chicago pastor speaks up – UPDATED with tweet from Bp. Strickland @Bishopoftyler

UPDATE 17 Jan 2022: The thugs got busy. UPDATE 16 Jan 2022: God bless Bp. Strickland. This brave priest goes to the heart of the issue. “Do we go the way of Jesus Christ or do we accommodate and compromise … Read More

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Alice von Hildebrand, 98. Requiescat in pace.

In your kindness, please pray for the repose of the soul of Alice von Hildebrand who died today, 14 January 2022, at the age of 98.  HERE She was a great lady of great faith and an inspiration for many … Read More

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS – UPDATED!

PLEASE use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered here or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. Let’s remember all who … Read More

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Cri de Coeur: I feel like I have become an “undocumented Catholic”

This message from a friend sums up what I believe a great many people are feeling right now. They say I sow schism because I remain faithful to the Faith and customs of my forbears. I feel like I have … Read More

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25 December 2020: Fr. Reginald Foster, OCD – R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary of death

In your kindness please pray for the repose of the soul of a priest friend who died one year ago, today, Christmas Day. Fr. Reginald Foster, OCD, was a famous Latinist. He was a complicated guy and not always easily … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Prayers for a good next Archbishop of Paris

Because of a scandal, the Archbishop of Paris, who sharply and without very good reasons – what else given Taurina cacata … Traditionis custodes –  restricted the use the Vetus Ordo, has resigned. My Parisian friends are now waiting for the … Read More

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Today’s day thought experiment: The Oregon Trail

  A friend sent this: I never played Oregon Trail, but I watched enough Westerns and studied enough history that I get the gist. Today’s day thought experiment: The wagon train is headed west. After crossing the Mississippi, things seem … Read More

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WAUKESHA, WI – Car attack on a parade – many injuries including PRIEST, parishioners

UPDATE 22 Nov: From the Archdiocese of Milwaukee: Statement On the Waukesha Parade Tragedy A statement from Sandra Peterson, Communication Director, Archdiocese of Milwaukee about the Waukesha parade tragedy. “Our prayers are with the people who have been injured and … Read More

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: Fr. Jackson of the FSSP, recently arrested – Prayer for priests – UPDATED

UPDATE 4 November 2021: From what I have heard, Fr. Jackson is now being held on federal charges.  This is not a good development, as it implies that there is something more complicated than simple possession of illegal material. A … Read More

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

PLEASE use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered here or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. Let’s remember all who … Read More

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UPDATE on Fr. Christensen (ALS) and Seven Sisters Apostolate – Good news!

Elsewhere I asked about your good news.  This news, however, deserves its own post. Awhile back I suggested that some of you could join the Seven Sisters Apostolate to pray for Fr. Dana Christensen, a young priest suffering with ALS … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Fr. Dana Christensen and Seven Sisters Apostolate – UPDATED

UPDATE 10 Oct 2021 This is from Fr. Christensen: Things have been harrowing. Two weeks ago I went to the hospital with what I thought would be something fairly simple, but soon I was transferred to the hospital in Sioux … Read More

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Little Flower, pray for us.

Today is the Feast of St. Thérèse de Lisieux. I call upon her intercession today in a special way, for myself and for my benefactors. One of my two 1st class relics of St. Thérèse, to whom I am grateful.

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PRAYERS FOR CARD. BURKE – Updated

UPDATE 17 August 2021: Renew prayers and offer penances for Card. Burke, who is doing poorly. I have confirmation from two other sources of what someone who knows the family passed on: H.E. is at a critical point with pneumonia. … Read More

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ASK FATHER: May a Catholic elope?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: May a Catholic elope? Is this a valid marriage? If not, how did one correct it? GUEST PRIEST RESPONSE: Fr. Tim Ferguson May a Catholic elope? Presuming said Catholic has a paramour of the opposite gender, … Read More

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PRAYER TO SAINT JOSEPH, TERROR OF DEMONS

PRAYER TO SAINT JOSEPH, TERROR OF DEMONS Saint Joseph, Terror of Demons, cast thy solemn gaze upon the devil and all his minions, and protect us with thy mighty staff. Thou didst flee through the night to avoid the devil’s … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! 15 August 2021 – World-wide Consecration to the Immaculate Heart by all TLM communities

This came by email and I warmly endorse it. The Holy Catholic Church is in an unprecedented world wide crisis. The only hope for the Faithful is a Divine intervention, through the intercession of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Two … Read More

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UPDATED – ASK FATHER: My mother in law put the “evil eye” on me and terrible things happened.

UPDATE 14 July 2021: When I posted about a new book from a priest friend I hadn’t yet gotten into it.  Now I have.   It is fascinating and some it pertains to the post, below. The Trouble with Magic: Our … Read More

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URGENT: Prayers for Fr. Tim Finigan

May I ask your prayers for my dear friend Fr. Tim Finigan? He has the excellent blog The Hermeneutic of Continuity which for many years has provided a splendid witness to the Faith. Fr. Finigan is the best of men … Read More

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PARODY SONG ALERT: Synodal Rock!

From the blog’s Official Parodohymnodist… To the tune of Jingle Bell Rock! Bishops meet, some are sweet, synods are held, Some are included, some are repelled, Synodal synods, how synods are run, Now the synodal way’s begun. Synods on synods … Read More

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