Category Archives: HONORED GUESTS

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No live-stream Mass today, alas. Prayers requested.

Folks, I can’t do a live-streamed Mass today. I wouldn’t inflict it on you. Something is deeply wrong with the muscles in my upper back ever since the afternoon of Christmas Day.  Yesterday, I got through Mass. Today… well… I’ll … Read More

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UPDATE: Fr. John Hollowell – still battling a brain tumor

In February I posted about a priest with a brain tumor, Fr. John Hollowell.  HERE Here is an an excerpt from an email update.  He will have another MRI soon, 16 Dec. If the MRI does show a continued tumor, … Read More

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To the tune of “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” 

The official Parodohymnodist of the blog, Fr. Ferguson, has sent me an offering for the observance of Reformation Day. (Oh, how I wish there were a choir with big pipe organ out there who would record this and send it … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z is proud of you readers who helped this monastic vocation.

“Why do I do this?”, I sometimes ask myself.  “Does this make any difference at all?” Then an answer arrives out of the blue. In  2015 I asked for your financial help for a young man who aspired to join … Read More

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PARODY SONG ALERT: I’m Just A Jesuit

In the wake of Fishwrap pimping its writers out for the Democrat (aka “Godless Party Of Death”) National Convention (DNC), I received a note from the famed multi-platinum recording star Zuhlio, that he had received from his close collaborator, the official … 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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VIDEO: Beirut blast hits church during Mass. Awful.

We should pray for the priest in this video. WATCH: Shockwave hits during mass in Beirut pic.twitter.com/ciRSkru8zM — BNO News (@BNONews) August 4, 2020

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ACTION ITEM! A priest’s request for prayers – IMPORTANT UPDATE!

UPDATE 31 July 2020: GREAT news.   I have in the past written about the Seven Sisters Apostolate.  This is one of the best initiatives I know.  I am grateful to them. I was contacted by some women who want to … Read More

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST FOR A DYING PRIEST: Fr. Charles Briggs

My good friend Fr. Tim Finigan has, at his excellent blog The Hermeneutic of Continuity, a sad piece of news about a mutual friend, and a fine priest, Fr. Charles Briggs, P.P. of Chistlehurst.  Fr. Briggs is the last days of … Read More

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GUEST POST from a priest: “The Holy See has become a dumpster fire, and the boldness of the Gospel is wanting.”

GUEST POST: From a priest reader of this blog… I am grateful that your ministry serves as a voice for many faithful and Traditional Catholics. I have come a long way from hostility to the usus antiquor to being convinced … Read More

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS with an ACTION ITEM!

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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ACTION ITEM! COVID takes 13 Felician Sisters in one convent. Please pray for them.

There is an awful report about COVID and/or its complications striking a convent of Felician sisters in Livonia, Michigan.   Beginning on Good Friday, 13 sisters have died.  Many were infected and have recovered. It is hard to imagine what the … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Can a Roman Catholic in good conscience date a Sedevacantist?

From a reader…. QUAERITUR: I have been on Catholic Match and found a lady whose family considers themselves independent Catholics. They attend Mass at the Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen (CMRI) or SSPV. Can a Roman Catholic in good conscience date … 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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ASK FATHER: All who enter a church must sign a visitors book, include name, contact details

From a reader… QUAERITUR: In my home diocese (in Australia) our Bishop has decreed that all people who enter a church must sign into a visitor’s book and include their name, contact details and the time of entry and departure. … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Seeing devout people kneel to pray before statues

From a reader… QUAERITUR: During these troubled times living in Northern Wisconsin I have found my faith thru you and now through Our Lady of Good Help in Champion Wis. I noticed praying before Our Lady, Mother Mary, the faithful, … Read More

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Spectacular B as in B, S as in S

Today in the reading for St. Venerable Bede, we heard from St. Paul to Timothy: For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their … 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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ASK FATHER: Cohabiting couple who own a house. (MUST READ HILARITY!)

I don’t like hypothetical questions.  “What if’s…?” can go on forever. However, this one was interesting.  So I reached out to my friend Fr. Ferguson, knowing in my bones that what I would get back would be a doozy. It’s … Read More

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Fr. Z’s VOICEMAIL! A spiffy message in Latin!

From my voicemail… this is fun. This fellow on 30 March was able to follow my live-streamed Mass.  HERE He sent me a message in Latin! Gratias libenter propter verba sententiasque persolvo! How to reach my voicemail. Nota bene: I … Read More

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