Category Archives: Reader Feedback

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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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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READER FEEDBACK: Live Masses and what the The British Government just did

I received some interesting feedback today from a reader in England: From a reader… Thank you very much indeed for The Divine Mass, today. I counted up to 50 “Virtual” Congregation Members, today. You will be pleased to know that … Read More

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READER FEEDBACK to post: Why we Say The Black and Do The Red

The other day I posted an excerpt from an offering by Peter Kwasniewski at NLM, under my title:  “Why we Say The Black and Do The Red“.  In a nutshell, the traditional manner of proclaiming or chanting the readings during … Read More

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Reader Feedback and a Lesson about Rash Judgment

I appreciate the feedback I get from readers through my CONTACT form (always on the top menu).  It makes my day and keeps me motivated. I was just a teenager when I started reading your words of wisdom on the … Read More

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Feedback that gets to me

Occasionally I get feedback that really helps. Today I received this: Wow. This, friends, gets to me. The token she mentions is something from my wish list, a recording of The Passion of Saint Thomas More by composer Garrett Fisher. … Read More

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A priest writes with gratitude to you readers

From a priest reader comes some feedback for you readers… I am the recently ordained priest who offered the ordinary form in Latin for a community within in parish that is accustomed to the extraordinary rite. Thank you so much … Read More

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READER FEEDBACK: good for the spine

From a reader: Knowing well that a positive note can be a good thing for the soul, I just wanted to write a message to thank you for continually helping me (and I presume many others) to “man up” and … Read More

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail and some Hate Mail

I had a question in my VoiceMail from a reader. I believe what the questioner is asking about is the Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary which, I believe, comes in two volumes, a missal for the altar and a … Read More

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Takin’ Him To The Streets

‘Tis the season for processions.  We Catholics love to process with the Blessed Sacrament and in honor of the Most Sacred Heart of the Lord and also to venerate Our Lady and many patronal saints.  Some time ago I posted … Read More

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Reader Feedback: PODCAzT resulted in new musical composition

This is very cool feedback. From a reader… Dear Father, I would like to thank you for your post “Digging into Vox Clara”  [One of my old PODCAzTs – 077 08-12-16 – An Advent hymn dissected “Vox clara”, with digressions] from … Read More

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Reader Feedback

I appreciate notes and feedback, especially like this. From a reader… I *finally* took the advice that you keep hammering into the readers of your blog and went to confession last evening, a year since my last confession. I’m glad … Read More

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Reader Feedback, Biretta Project Update, A Note to Cops, Challenge Coins

Some reader feedback. First, I received a great note from a seminarian who benefit from the generosity of one of you readers out there. For more on the BIRETTA PROJECT go HERE Next, a snail mail card from a fellow … Read More

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Reader Feedback and Your Voicemail and Biretta Project Request (Octogenarian)

I think my Guardian Angel prompted some good feedback over the last few hours.  I really needed it. First, from a reader: Based on your recommendation, my wife and I watched The Nightingale last night – US HERE – UK HERE … Read More

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Reader Feedback

I get lots of email.  Some of it is friendly.  Some of it is not. Here is some friendly feedback: Based in large part on what I have read on this blog, I recently began going to the Latin Mass at … Read More

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail or ¡Hagan lío! & ASK FATHER: Date of Easter in Holy Land

I get interesting voice mail. Remember, I don’t call back, but I listen to it. To the lady in S. Texas: By all means write to Card. Müller! If they determine that it is a matter for the Congregation for … Read More

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Feedback and a confessional story

From a reader… I went to confession! It had been 10 years. Your encouragement helped me get up the nerve to go. The hardest part was actually going to the church. I wrote down every single thing I wanted to … Read More

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“My son has an assignment …”

From a helpful reader in the NYC area whom I have met with several times: Had to share this with you. You are part of the reason these things happen, your witness to my witness to my sons. As you … Read More

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READER FEEDBACK: Going to confession and first Traditional Latin Mass

From a reader down-under: Thank you for the work you do as I have learnt much from your blog. I have been to Confession twice recently, having put it off until the constant encouragement from you helped me to go. … Read More

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PODCAzT 134: Christ the King, the Collect, and a listener’s question

Here is a little offering about the Collect for the Solemnity of Christ the King, as it is today in the post-Conciliar, Ordinary Form, calendar.  I use some material I wrote for the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The … Read More

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