Category Archives: You must be joking!

PARODY SONG ALERT: Synodal Rock!

From the blog’s Official Parodohymnodist… To the tune of Jingle Bell Rock! Bishops meet, some are sweet, synods are held, Some are included, some are repelled, Synodal synods, how synods are run, Now the synodal way’s begun. Synods on synods … Read More

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For you who voted for Democrats in the last election, please give this statement some thought.

From LifeSite: Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she should be able to get communion even though she is a pro-abortion Catholic. The ardent abortion advocate insists she can use her own judgment on whether or not she is eligible to receive … Read More

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No vaccination? No confession! NJ parish now exercises the “power of the syringes” – UPDATE

UPDATE 29 March: It seems that an option for confessions for the non-jabbed has been added to the schedule. I note with fascination that, although the priest there seems to be extremely worried about infectious penitents, he will have “face … Read More

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Bad Liturgical Idea #7548023

How ridiculous are things getting? This is an indication. From Core77: Industrial Designer Solves Problem of Social-Distancing Priests Baptizing Babies with Squirt Guns Joshua Skirtich’s 3:16 Magnum Baptism squirt gun How does a priest baptize a baby while adhering to … Read More

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Christmas in St. Peter’s is cancelled, but apparently this Mass is okay. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

As reported by CNA, Francis cancelled Christmas liturgies for the public. And yet… apparently a Mass like this is okay. Here’s a public service announcement. If you love good music, don’t… just… don’t. Unless, perhaps, you are in need of a … Read More

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The 2020 Vatican Nativity Scene. Cameo appearance by the Mandalorian and “Baby Yoda”

Following last year’s hideous display of bad taste and politically correct pandering, this year’s Nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square plunges to the nadir of this annus horribilis. From Vatican News: The Monumental Nativity Scene is made up of ceramic statues. … Read More

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Liturgical tweaking: rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic

A few days ago, Corriere della sera had a piece explaining that on 29 November, the 1st Sunday of Advent, the suffering Italians who still bother with the Church will now have to change the way they have prayed the … Read More

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This is as evil as anything I’ve seen in a long time.

This is as evil as anything I’ve seen in a long time. What the hell. pic.twitter.com/wE6sR8x8TV — Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) November 23, 2020 “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be … Read More

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The next target: ROCKS MUST GO!

If you haven’t yet read Martin Mosebach’s The Heresy of Formlessness: The Roman Liturgy and Its Enemy (Revised and Expanded Edition) you are in for a treat. US HERE – UK HERE To give you a sense of his subtlety in explaining how changes to … Read More

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Good grief

In a moment of madness I tuned in for a few minutes to Fox (which I haven’t looked at since the election with the exception of Tucker… on YouTube).  As I tuned in, I took interest because I live in … Read More

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There are so many things wrong with this.

The homosexualist activist Jesuit comes out with this. The surprise “On Eagles’ Wings” reference by @JoeBiden, which made my phone buzz like crazy, made me realize: this means four years of not only a Catholic president, but an injection of … Read More

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VIDEO: Autopsy of a really slick LIE

I am watch the Senate debate on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.   I watch recordings at high speed when possible. Right now I was just infuriated by a serious LIE by omission uttered by the … Read More

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FAIL! @JamesMartinSJ claims you can’t dismiss false teaching on same-sex unions because Francis developed doctrine. Wherein Fr. Z Rants

Jesuit homosexualist activist James Martin said this on CNN: “[Pope Francis] may have in a sense, as we say in the church, developed his own doctrine. We have to reckon with the fact that the head of the church has … Read More

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Francis has openly called for civil unions for homosexuals. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Today – the 1st anniversary of when the demon idols of the hideous Pachamama were pitched into the Tiber River [HERE] – we learn that Francis has openly called for civil unions for homosexuals. He did so in an interview … Read More

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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 … Read More

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Italian Bishops Conference newspaper, Avvenire, about pro-homosexuality book

More from the official newspaper of the Italian Bishops Conference Avvenire, which recently defended the kiddie-porn laden movie “Cuties”. Avvenire promoted a pro-sodomy book by a priest and moralist, Fr Aristide Fumagalli, L’amore possibile. Persone omosessuali e morale cristiana (Cittadella, … Read More

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More Jesuit Antics: Adoration of the Stanley Cup

From my youth I have been a hockey fan.   I get that the Stanley Cup is a big deal.  It would be pretty exciting to have that on display at a high school! A reader dropped me an email… I … Read More

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More goop from Fishwrap about ordaining women

The Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) has a cringe-worthy review of a book by John Wijngaards (an ex-priest – he quit because of the Church’s ” teaching on sexuality”) with a spectacularly mendacious title: What They Don’t Teach You in Catholic … Read More

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Wacko New York City Jesuits – UPDATED – Glen Beck comments

UPDATE 23 September 2020 When Glen Beck starts warning us, how far things have gone bad? Originally Published on: Sep 2, 2020 New York Jesuits. I am reminded of the lines from Sonnet 94 by Shakespeare: For sweetest things turn … Read More

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Newspaper of the Italian Bishops Conference – Avvenire – defends “Cuties”

The Italian Bishops Conference has a daily national newspaper: Avvenire. Avvenire – the Italian Bishops Conference paper – has come out in defense of Netflix kiddie-porn – child-sex – pedophile fantasy movie “Cuties”. I am not making this up. Non … Read More

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