Tag Archives: Traditionis custodes

SCOTUS Draft Opinion overturns Roe v Wade. In the Church there is something that must be overturned.

I have a lot of mail today about the leaked 1st Draft of the SCOTUS’ majority “Opinion of the Court signed by Justice Alito.   It is a fine demolition of Roe v. Wade, an exposition of the obvious and well … Read More

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Brace for vicious cruelty in Washington, DC.

UPDATE: I received this and, in fairness, it ought to be shared: Dear Fr. Zuhlsdorf, Your posting about our parish slightly mischaracterizes what was said at mass today about Cardinal Gregory’s thoughts about the Extraordinary Form Mass at our parish.  … Read More

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A Lutheran pastor muses about the state of the Catholic Church. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

The following was penned by a Lutheran at the blog Pastoral Meanderings: The Random Thoughts of a Lutheran Parish Pastor It is packed with items for reflection. One in particular caught my eye.  My emphases and comments. The glory of Rome. . . … Read More

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A few thoughts about today’s Vetus Ordo reading from Daniel and priestly identity

This is Thursday in Passion Week. Today in the Gospel a penitent woman washes Christ feet with her tears. One week from today is Holy Thursday when Christ washed the feet of his Apostles. The first reading today is from … Read More

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Reshuffling of the Roman Curia: implications for the future of Doctrine and the Traditional Latin Mass

The unnecessarily cruel legacy document of the reign of Francis, Traditionis custodes, seems to be rapidly becoming a dead letter, rather like Ex corde Ecclesiae. This weekend some version of the new Constitution, Praedicate Evangelium, about the reshuffling of the … Read More

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But remember… the problem is the Traditional Latin Mass!

But remember… the problem is the Traditional Latin Mass! If only we could shut it down, the seminaries would fill up again. Right? The average age of a priest in the United States is 67. The large ordination classes of … Read More

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At Crisis…. Screwtape to Wormwood on “A Certain Diocese”

At Crisis, the piece in question begins thusly.   My emphases… My dear Wormwood, I want to applaud you with regard to the work you have undertaken in one of the Enemy’s foremost dioceses in the Americas. For far too long, … Read More

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Official communiqué of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter

As we wait for the next shoe to drop – something from the Congregation for Religious – there is this official news from the FSSP Official communiqué of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter

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ACTION ITEM & BOOK NOTICE: A “how to” manual of ceremonies for the PRE-1955 TRIDUUM and PENTECOST! Wherein Fr. Z rants on the times we are in, books you should buy, and why you should buy them.

I have an action item for you.  Below, I am pushing a couple of books, one old and one new.  Here on my treasure chest, this blog, I am channeling my inner Matthew 13:52. But first, a rant from your … Read More

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In D. London – “Smash the Olds! Replace them with the News!”

    Do you long-time readers remember how, back in the 1990’s, bishops refused to obey the commands of John Paul II regarding generosity in the application of legislation in force at that time concerning the Vetus Ordo? How they … Read More

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Another embarrassing letter from a bishop about “Traditionis custodes”… or rather about “Custodies Traditiones”!

UPDATE 12 Feb: I’ve bene told that the Bishop of Hamilton threw out 3 seminarians for ATTENDING a TLM. They have moved to another diocese. UPDATE 11 Feb: This came in from a reliable reader. It is highly anecdotal but … Read More

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D. Helena: The faithful crushed by a cruel young bishop

Words fail at the moment. Remember that Rites themselves can’t be attacked.  The people who desire those Rites are the true target. From Latin Mass Montana: Bishop Vetter Cancels All 1962 Latin Masses in Diocese of Helena On February 1, 2022, Bishop Vetter … Read More

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FROM A READER: “I was praying this litany of the English Martyrs today….”

I received a note from a reader. I was praying this litany of the English Martyrs today. Please note we implore them to always preserve the Latin Mass, something they died for in many cases. Perhaps in these remarkable times … Read More

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RALLY IN CHICAGO – PHOTOS – ¡Hagan lío!

There was a BIG rally in Chicago today to ask Mary to soften the heart of Card. Cupich, who is actively attacking Catholics who desire traditional sacred worship. Remember: an attack on the RITE is really an attack on the … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Blessings that are not in Latin? Wherein Fr. Z rants at length.

I received a somewhat convoluted note about blessings, which contained several implicit questions. I will tease out the essence. He can’t find a priest to bless things in Latin and it would be very far to drive to find one. … Read More

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ACTION ITEM: SIGN an OPEN LETTER to PRESERVE THE LATIN MASS

There is an initiative to send a letter to the signer of the cruel, legacy defining Motu Proprio Traditionis custodes aimed at driving Catholics who desire traditional liturigical expressions to and off the peripheries of the Church. preservethelatinmass.org The letter is … Read More

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Behold the new Archbishop of Toulouse in France

Of what sort are the most enthusiastic bishops in the cruel Francisisian Traditionis custodes pogrom? Behold the new Archbishop of Toulouse in France.   As my correspondent wrote: “Mgr de Kérimel est un de plus grands zélateurs de Traditionis Custodes en France.” … Read More

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The ‘buck’ starts here.

Consider a few points, in no particular order. Traditionis custodes and the Dubious Dubia (TC&DD) are an incoherent mess. TC&DD are founded on faulty theological grounds: that Vatican II is the lens through which all doctrine and discipline of the … Read More

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“In light of this article, I was going to write Pope Francis a letter.”

At NCREg there was a piece entitled: “Pope Francis to Parents: Never Condemn a Child” From a reader… Dear Fr. Z, In light of this article, I was going to write Pope Francis a letter. Dear Pope Francis, My oldest … Read More

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How would H.L. Mencken have described Francis’ “Traditionis custodes”?

Card. Müller has a new book out now, in which he talks about, inter alia, the Francis Regime.  If that isn’t a spur to check it out…. However, my main point in this post is to relate what I saw … Read More

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