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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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Chilean Archbishop “forbids” Traditional Mass by internet. HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA!

This is just lunatic stuff. Do you suppose he still uses a rotary dial phone? Sadly, the Archbishop of La Serena, in Chile (@ArzobispadoLS) has now forbidden the broadcasting of the Traditional Mass by internet, depriving hundreds of viewers during … Read More

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¡Hagan lío! Invitation to Bishops and Priests to Fast, Recite Leo XIII’s Exorcism Prayer on Vigil of the Assumption

I was sent this.  It seems like a good thing to do (pace certain prelates). INVITATION TO BISHOPS AND PRIESTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO A DAY OF FASTING AND THE RECITATION OF THE EXORCISM OF LEO XIII ON THE … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Help fix the roof of a small parish with the TLM. Keep those doors open!

Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their … Traditional Latin Masses. I received this plea from a reader… I was hoping you could assist our parish by getting the word out, who … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Be a “Custos Traditionis”! Join an association of prayer for the reversal of “Traditionis custodes”.

As the smoke clears and the initial shock of the cruelty of Traditionis custodes ebbs… but will not go away… we have to bring our legitimate aspirations to prayer and penance. I propose… … an informal association of prayer and … Read More

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Trouble keeping the sacristy quiet before Mass?

Fathers, do you have trouble keeping the sacristy quiet before Mass?  Too much random, unfocused chatter irrelevant to the sacred action about to take place. Old sacristies would have a large sign calling for… SILENTIUM I may have found something … Read More

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NEW SWAG: “Molon labe!” … Missale Romanum

Knowing that we would have to keep up morale, the other day I put together a design for some new Z-Swag.  HERE My first copies arrived today. They are nice, so I’m making the shop public There are shirts and … Read More

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Clarity from @Card_R_Sarah

« I am an African. Let me say clearly : the liturgy is not the place to promote my culture. Rather, it is the place where my culture is baptised, where my culture is taken up into the Divine. » … Read More

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A moment of reflection…

A moment of reflection… Priest. I will go in to the altar of God. Resp. To God who giveth joy to my youth. Priest. Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause from the nation which is not holy: deliver … Read More

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Traditionis custodes: Separate But Unequal

Art. 3. The bishop of the diocese in which until now there exist one or more groups that celebrate according to the Missal antecedent to the reform of 1970: § 2. is to designate one or more locations where the … Read More

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Day 1: St. Ann Novena

Share and re-tweet, please. 17 July through 26 July, Ann’s feast day in both traditional and post-Conciliar calendars, we can pray a NOVENA to the grandmother of God, the mother of Mary. Here is one novena prayer to St Ann.  There are … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! PRAY! NOVENA to St. Ann – 17-16 July. WHO WILL JOIN ME?

Today I have often thought of the late, great “Extraordinary Ordinary”, Bp. Robert Morlino, Bishop of Madison, who died in November 2018. After Summorum Pontificum Bp. Morlino embraced the Church’s traditional liturgical worship and responded to requests with fatherly generosity … Read More

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First reactions to “Traditionis custodes”

Today, 16 July, is the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  During the Amazonian Synod (“walking together”), it was at her church in Rome, near the Vatican, that the shrine to to the demon Pachamama was set up. Today, … Read More

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