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FOLLOW UP to “ACTION ITEM: Time Sensitive End of Year Giving Suggestions from Fr. Z”

Before the end of 2021 – GOOD RIDDANCE – I posted – HERE  – about some options for your end-of-year charitable giving.  Now that official churchy entities are doubtful or even hostile to what ought to be normal and mainstream … Read More

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Good news in the Diocese of Marquette

If bishops want to have any credibility at all when they ponder how to implement Traditionis custodes (the best way is simply to apply can. 87 and ignore it entirely), they have to say the Traditional Latin Mass for people themselves.  Otherwise, … Read More

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A good point about Holy Days of Obligation and our Catholic identity

At The Catholic Thing, John M. Grodelski makes an obvious but NOT thereby less valuable point.  Let’s see. January 1, 2022 was a Saturday. January 1, 2023 is a Sunday. January 1, 2024 is a Monday. Only one of those January … Read More

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Gregorian chant disc by FSSP seminarians tops the charts. I suspect that might annoy some people.

This disc of Gregorian chant and Christmas music has been on the top of the classical charts for weeks. It’s popularity must be increased.  This is a concrete sign of what people want, not what is being forced by Rome et al. … Read More

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People flocked to a Bishop’s Traditional “Rorate Mass”

For years I have said that if bishops want to control the TLM in their dioceses, the best way to do it would be to get involved. These are Catholics who would go to the wall, if necessary. When bishops … Read More

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I like this video about a men’s group in the London area, Mary Magdalen Men’s Association

The way to defeat the enemy must at some point mean pressing ahead. I like this video about a men’s group in the London area, Mary Magdalen Men’s Association.

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8 Dec 2021 – LAST DAY of the Year of St. Joseph – O Patron of the Church, O Terror of Demons, pray for us!

According to the decree for the Year of St. Joseph, for the 150th anniversary of the Proclamation of Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church, TODAY – 8 Dec 2021 – is the LAST day of the Holy Year. I … Read More

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HEMSTED, NY – Saturday 23 Oct – Prayer Vigil with Sacred Relics at Planned Parenthood (aka Big Business Abortion)

For those of you in New York… Join Fr. Carlos Martins of Treasures of the Church and relics of over 150 saints in a prayer vigil at Planned Parenthood’s abortion mill in Hempstead, New York WHAT: A peaceful prayer gathering … Read More

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Majority of Catholics don’t know about the cruel attempt to suppress the Traditional Latin Mass. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

We need to work harder, friends. Some time ago, Pew Research Center did a poll and found that “Two-thirds of U.S. Catholics unaware of pope’s new restrictions on traditional Latin Mass”. HERE This is interesting, because it shows how Catholic … Read More

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I just had a momentary waking dream….

I just had a flash of an American bishop calling a simultaneous meeting of all the clergy of the diocese together with a press conference… Thank you for coming.   I’m Jude Noble, Bishop of the Diocese of Black Duck. I’ve … Read More

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Clear words from a good priest about the cruel ‘Traditionis custodes’ and worst case scenarios

Quite a few of you have written to me about something that my good friend Fr. James Jackson, FSSP (recently moved from Colorado to Rhode Island) published in his parish’s bulletin.   I received two such emails this afternoon.  Father is … Read More

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Archd. of Guadalajara – the ‘Traditionis custodes’ spiritual segregation continues

Perhaps this new will give rise to a new wave of spiritual Cristeros, namely, Custodes Traditionis.   Please, everyone, I implore you to consider doing this, joining this informal confraternity. With this news, let us now invoke also Bl, Miguel Pro … Read More

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¡Hagan lío! Wonderful wine from traditional Benedictine monks!

I have received great news from the people handling the excellent Via Caritatis wine from the traditional Benedictines of Le Barroux in France. The monks are working the first papal vineyards in France near Avignon.  Some terraces go back to the 5th … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Good sources for chapel veils, mantillas

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father – back in 2009, you posted asking for help finding high-quality chapel veils.  Most, if not all of the suggested businesses listed in the answers are closed up, (sad).  Could you post the question again, … Read More

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Wherein a priest alumnus of the North American College responds. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From an alumnus of the North American College (US seminary in Rome) … edited so that the style of writing can’t be traced to any one priest by those who might recognize it. As a NAC grad, I read your … Read More

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ZISK: In an interview, Francis talks about “Traditionis custodes”, how he views it, what it means, why he did it. Wherein Fr. Z comments.

From Vaticannews.va: Extracted from an interview with Francis by Carlos Herrera on Radio COPE Q: I don’t know if Pope Francis is a man who likes to bang his fist on the table. Would it be possible that the last … Read More

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U.S. Seminary in Rome snuffs out the Traditional Latin Mass and training for seminarians

The craven faculty of the North American College (US seminary in Rome), perhaps under the pressure of their board, has snuffed out the Traditional Latin Mass, which was a regularly scheduled Mass on Saturdays. There was also training for the … Read More

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31st of the month: lean

FWIW… today is a “thin” day for monthly donation subscriptions. This is partly because on months that have only 30 days, the donations are shifted to the 30th, etc. However, that makes the 30th a little thin too. If you … Read More

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The lesson of Hungary and Bl. Karl

At Crisis there is an interesting suggestion today that applies not just to the secular order but… you read it and tell me what you think… perhaps also to the ecclesial order. The Meaning of Viktor Orbán by Declan Leary … Read More

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Assumption: The 4th Glorious Mystery

NB: Today, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we can begin a 54 Day Novena! Remembering to pray for Card. Burke, who is ill, we might pray a 54 Day Novena using the Memorare, the Rosary, or another … Read More

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