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Some necessary reading

Necessary reads today.. At National Catholic Register…  Ed Pentin’s piece “‘Great Reset’ Plan Parallels Some of Pope’s Initiatives — But There’s a Crucial Difference”. Lot’s of links in that.  And a description of the Great Reset. The Great Reset.  The concept … Read More

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Of Benedictines, Books and Beer

Today I read the newsletter from the wonderful Benedictine monks at Norcia, in Italy.  These are traditional Benedictines, a high American component, who make wonderful beer, Birra Nursia, in the place where St. Benedict was born.   You will recall that … Read More

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MUSIC: London Oratory Schola – Sacred Treasures of Christmas @LondonOrat

Charles Cole of the London Oratory let me know in advance about a new recording of Christmas and Epiphany music. This boys choir is one of the finest in the world. It has “seasonal” sections, so there is music appropriate … Read More

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BOOKS RECEIVED: Card. Pell’s Prison Journal, Kwasniewski’s latest, and a post-Conciliar French commentary about the “modern” Church

My spies tell me that, possibly tomorrow, something big in the line of news involving Card. Pell. Meanwhile, today I see at The Australian that since 2014, without the knowledge of senior Church leaders, $2.3 BILLION have be transferred to … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: #HamRadio – ZedNet will activate on SUNDAY

This morning I had a chat with a couple of hams over ZedNet. We are going to have a directed “net” this coming Sunday, 6 December (2nd of Advent) at 2000h EST (0100 ZULU 7 Dec). WIRESX (28598) ALLSTAR (28868) … Read More

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New title for your LATIN studies coming from Fr. Reginald Foster

I am sure that many of you have heard about the famous American Carmelite Latinist Fr. Reginald Foster. Some time ago a massive project was undertaken to publish books encompassing his method of instruction and his approach to Latin.   The … Read More

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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 … Read More

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ONLINE COURSE for learning Latin responses for the Traditional Latin Mass. 5-30 October. NOW.

People often ask me what they can do to help spread celebrations of the TLM or obtain them where they are. One way is to make sure you yourself are trained in the role that you can fulfill. Priests have their … Read More

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OPPORTUNITY ALERT! Aquinas Institute – Courses begin 14 September

Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, a board member of the Aquinas Institute— the folks who are publishing, for the first time, the Opera Omnia of St. Thomas Aquinas in parallel Latin & English, in some 60 blue hardcover volumes — sent me … Read More

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VIDEO VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 24-26 July: Catholics INFormation Conference

FYI… I’m a participant in an online, video, virtual conference put together by Fr. Leo Patalinghug, called Catholics INFormation Conference: Learn. Integrate. Live Your Faith. The virtual conference will be held on 24-26 July Tickets are on sale for the conference.  … Read More

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VIDEO VIRTUAL CONFERENCE by Latin Mass Society (UK): 18 JULY 2020 – Catholicism in a COVID-19 World

I am happy to let you know that the greatly esteemed Latin Mass Society of the UK (I am a dues paying member even though I don’t live there) is putting a virtual, video conference online. 18 JULY 2020 The … Read More

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It’s Father’s Day!  Gift idea!

It’s Father’s Day!   Do your own father, or grandfather, and your parish priests a kindness. Send them some wonderful beer made by the great traditional Benedictine monks at Norcia, Italy. HERE This is terrific beer.  Tell them Fr. Z sent … Read More

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UPDATE: The movie ‘Apocalypto’ – Now online!

Remember how last year I was looking for a disc of the Mel Gibson movie Apocalypto? Very hard to find. Hollywood and the libs really hate Mel Gibson. It’s brutal.  But it is educational.  Trailer HERE PLEASE – IN THE … Read More

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2020 PENTECOST PILGRIMAGE from Paris to Chartres

I had a note from one of the organizers of the great Pentecost Chartres Pilgrimage. I am not sure what’s going to be the situation re: pandemic in a couple weeks, but I want to make known some information about … Read More

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12-14 June 2020, Guadalajara, Summorum Pontificum, liturgy conference with Card. Burke

In Guadalajara, Mexico, there will be a conference about Sacred Liturgy, called Summorum Pontificum.  11-14 June.  It will be held by the FSSP in Mexico.  Card. Burke will be there.   This will be their third annual conference. There will also be … Read More

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REMINDER: Pre-order the new book by Card. Sarah and Benedict XVI: From The Depths Of Our Hearts

Before the official 12 March release, today I received from the publisher a hardcover of the new book by Card. Sarah and Pope Benedict XVI. US – pre-Order with a discount  HERE  FRENCH HERE There is AT LAST a UK link … Read More

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A few things of interest: TLM pilgrimage opp, new book, against pendulums, and Warhol the hack

A couple of notes… First, this sounds good.  Someday I too would like to visit Poland. A pilgrimage to Lithuania and Poland, with daily celebration of the TLM, is being planned from May 4-16, 2020, under the spiritual guidance of … Read More

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Newly Received! Challenge Coin – Coloring Books – Bibles – 2020 Ordo

You might remember that I have challenge coins and that I like to exchange. I received a new coin from someone who sent the 2018 version last year. They look great! Thanks. I received two copies of a newly printed … Read More

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MADISON – 4 Dec – 6:30PM – Solemn Requiem Mass for Bp. Robert C. Morlino

Tonight at 6:30PM at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff, WI, (location) there will be a Solemn Requiem Mass for the late Bp. Robert C. Morlino, who was interred one year ago on this date, 4 December 2018.

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VIDEO: Bp. Hying of @MadisonDiocese – “Let Advent Be Advent”

Bp. Donald Hying of Madison posts brief videos each day on a range of topics. Today, he speak about Advent.

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