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Wherein Fr Z responds to a question by Beans about the traditional rite of Confirmation

I have been informed by a reader that Massimo “Beans” Faggioli posted a tweet in which he thanked me for my prayers after his seriously rude attack on my person and against Bp. Hying.  HERE I couldn’t see his tweet … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z responds to the rude attack from Beans – @MassimoFaggioli – on @BishopHying of @MadisonDiocese

I believe that my best public response to Massimo “Beans” Faggioli’s vicious attack on Bp. Hying of Madison, is to say Holy Mass for his intention tomorrow, a 1st Saturday. Beans posted this on Twitter.  For those of you who … Continue reading

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FOLLOW UP: Traditional Confirmation in @MadisonDiocese

It occurs to me that I did not post a follow up to our wonderful Rite of Confirmation that we had here in the Diocese of Madison thanks to the gracious generosity of Most Reverend Donald, by the grace of … Continue reading

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27 August 2020 – @MadisonDiocese – Bp. Hying will administer Sacrament of Confirmation in the TRADITIONAL Rite

On Thursday, 27 August 2020, His Excellency Most Reverend Donald J. Hying, Bishop of Madison, will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Traditional Roman Rite. The Rite of Confirmation followed by a Solemn Mass will take place at 6:00PM … Continue reading

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@MadisonDiocese – 27 August 2020 – Bp. Hying will administer Sacrament of Confirmation in the TRADITIONAL Rite

On Thursday, 27 August 2020, His Excellency Most Reverend Donald J. Hying, Bishop of Madison, will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Traditional Roman Rite. The Rite of Confirmation followed by a Solemn Mass will take place at 6:00PM … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Vigil of Pentecost (1962MR): Activate your Confirmation!

Can you believe that today is already the Vigil of Pentecost? COLLECT (1962MR): Praesta, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus: ut claritatis tuae super nos splendor effulgeat; et lux tuae lucis corda eorum, qui per gratiam tuam renati sunt, Sancti Spiritus illustratione confirmet. This … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z reads, rants and prays

There is an article today at National Review which has a reaction to Pope Francis’ strange words about the Eucharist.  HERE.   Francis said that, since “there is already unity” among Christians, then we shouldn’t have to “wait for theologians to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: New adult convert son still with non-Catholic parents is pressured against the Faith

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Fr. Z, my daughter’s boyfriend became Catholic last night; she was his sponsor. His parents are protestant and go to Church on TV. This morning they told him if he didn’t watch the preacher with them … Continue reading

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28 November 2017 – @MadisonDiocese – Confirmation in the Traditional Rite

His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, has graciously consented to confer the sacrament of Confirmation according to the traditional form of the Roman Rite on the evening of Tuesday, 28 November 2017 at St. Mary’s Church in Pine Bluff, … Continue reading

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Archd. Denver restores order of the Sacraments of Initiation

This comes from the National Catholic Register. Archbp. Samuel Aquila of Denver has decided to make some changes. Making Benedict XVI’s Dream Come True in Denver On Pentecost Sunday, Archbishop Samuel Aquila made history in the U.S. by announcing that … Continue reading

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It’s confirmed: Never give up! Never surrender!

At RenewAmerica, Matt C. Abbot posted about an encouraging event: confirmations conferred in the Extraordinary Form.  The account is a good read.  It included the following with my emphases and comments: […] I discovered the Latin Mass in my early adulthood and … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Non-standard form for Confirmation – valid?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Yesterday I acted as sponsor for a person receiving Confirmation. I noticed that the bishop, at the moment of anointing the candidates with the sacred chrism, did not say the standard formula. The bishop (a native … Continue reading

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Are you a Sponsor for a Confirmand? Will you be one? Food for thought.

Many of you out there are godparents or sponsors for confirmands (from Latin confirmandus… “someone about to be confirmed”. Some of are are about to take on this responsibility. Yes, this is a “responsibility”. Sometimes you may be asked by … Continue reading

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30 November – MADISON – Confirmation in the Traditional Rite

His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, has graciously consented to confer the sacrament of Confirmation according to the traditional form of the Roman Rite on the evening of Wednesday, 30 November 2016 at St. Mary’s Church in … Continue reading

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Traditional rite of Confirmation

I received some nice photos of Confirmation in the older form of the Roman Rite administered by His Excellency Most Rev. Michael Burbidge, Bishop of Raleigh. There is so much to like about this one. WDTPRS kudos to Bp. Burbidge … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Big groups for Confirmation. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader: 56 girls were recently confirmed. Isn’t that too big a group? I would rather have smaller groups, and the Archdiocese of ___ has no shortage of auxiliary bishops and vicars. There is no requirement in canon law … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: 2 male or 2 female sponsors for Confirmation

From a reader: I attended a Confirmation yesterday, and I noticed two things that made me doubtful. Firstly, the fact that some of the girls being confirmed had two godfathers, or two godmothers, while I had been told in my … Continue reading

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Bishop confirms 19 people at SSPX chapel. Can you say “Win Win Scenario”?

Our friends at Rorate have publicized that a French bishop, Most. Rev. Jean Bonfils, Emeritus of Nice went to an SSPX chapel in Ajaccio, Corsica and administered the sacrament of Confirmation to 19 people. It seems that the local SSPX … Continue reading

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