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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Watching the chaos in Washington DC. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I’m watching various live feeds from Washington DC on this day when Congress is to/was to certify the Electoral College vote. Alarming still photos are now being broadcast of protesters on the floor of the Senate and security with guns … Continue reading

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This is war, friends.  Total, unrestricted, asymmetrical war.  Wherein Fr. Z rants.

UPDATE: Read what I wrote about totalitarians back in Jan 2020 before the Wuhan Devil COVID-1984 madness took full control HERE And check out Jennifer’s book… The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was … Continue reading

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More bad news from the Vatican. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Ed Pentin reports on more fresh hell from the Vatican. What this boils down to, I think, is demonic gender bending theory and eventual ruthless population control/reduction through contraception (willing or not), sterilization (willing or not), and euthanasia (willing or … Continue reading

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St. Barbara, patron saint of artillery

At Marine Times I saw a fun piece about St. Barbara, who happens to be the patron saint of artilleries.  My emphases and comments. How a Roman-era Rapunzel became the patron saint of artillery On December 4, artillery units around the world … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen Angels for all places, things and people involved in the counting of votes from the 2020 Election.

As usual today, since Election Day, after Mass I recited Ch. 3 of Title XI in the Rituale Romanum, the Exorcism Against Satan and the Fallen Angels. It is a mighty prayer. I have the authority from the bishop and also, … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS: “Key” available for Scanlon’s “Latin Grammar: Grammar Vocabularies, and Exercises in Preparation for the Reading of the Missal and Breviary”

There is some GOOD NEWS. It’s down below.  Meantime… I’ve been ranting for years about the need for clerics to know the language of their Latin Church, Roman Rite. In most cases that means that priests and seminarians have to … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z reacts to a seminarian’s “cri de coeur”

I have written quite a few times here that – in this time of erosion and reversal in the Church – young priests and seminarians will increasingly be exposed to the sort of thing we older guys had to endure … Continue reading

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Go ahead and tell me that it can’t happen again! Go ahead!

Our lives can change in the wink of an eye.   Read Matthew 24, why donchya.  “From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near.” … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z offers a plea to priests and bishops. Lay people are not forgotten.

I offer a plea to priests and bishops. For the sake of the common good and for the love of truth… PRAY for protection from the Enemy of the Soul for all those who are involved in the counting of … Continue reading

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Censorship of interview with Archbp. Viganò?

This is interesting, especially in light of the Senate Committee questioning of our Big Tech Overlords. Archbp. Viganò did a phone interview with EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo the other day. Ed Pentin tried to post links to the video which was … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Can a Catholic say or wear clothes that state Biden is not my president?”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Since President Trump was elected Some Democrats have never acknowledged him as president. They say he is not my president. Which was very irritating. Now that Biden has appeared to have won can a Catholic say … Continue reading

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Priests, lay, can pray this until the election is officially resolved: a binding prayer again evil

There is a massive spiritual war going on over the “soul of our nation”. This is why I have been saying the Exorcism (Title XI, Ch. 3). Lay people should NEVER pray that. Fr. Chad Ripperger makes this suggestion.  If … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen Angels: aimed especially at GA, NV, MI, PA, AZ, WI. Wherein Fr. Z RANTS: sinful voter fraud that dishonors the dead!

November is a month in which we pray for the dead. Today during Mass it occurred to me to pray for those souls whom sinning fraudsters are dishonoring and instrumentalizing by casting voters for the dead. Dishonor the dead.  What … Continue reading

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VIDEO: “Come Hell Or High Water”

I received this video today via email and looked it on YouTube. This is from 2018, a city council hearing in Greensboro. It is fully applicable today. This guy is terrific.

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Jesuits PROMOTE “Pachamama Day”. I am not making this up. Vatican “Earth Mother” coin.

Pachamama… this is a demon cult from S. America. Pachamama was venerated in an obvious pagan rite in the Vatican Gardens at the opening of the 2019 Synod of Bishops. At the close of the Synod a ritual Pachamama cult … Continue reading

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Control the meaning of words and you control thought. A note about #AmyConeyBarrettSCOTUS

When I worked with the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” one of our office mates was a German religious sister who had survived Dresden and then bombing in the Wuppertal.  She was one of the holiest people I’ve ever met and … Continue reading

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911 emergency phone system was down in Minnesota. Wherein Fr. Z muses.

911 numbers in Minnesota were unavailable for quite a while. A news outlet posted the 10 digit 24/7 numbers for the counties in Minnesota.  HERE You know, if I were the People’s Army, thinking in terms of unrestricted asymmetrical warfare…. … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Unhinged Karen’s spittle-flecked, obscenity-laced nutty on hearing that Justice Ginsberg died. LANGUAGE WARNING

This is not the sort of thing I usually post, but it exemplifies the unhinged Left pretty well. I picked up from twitter video someone reposted from TikTok.   Lefty Karen, is “distelthirst” (aka Sydnasty).  She is a self-described “bisexual horticulturalist … Continue reading

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