Capuchins of Morgon: An Insider’s Report

Fr. Francois Chazal was recently in Morgon, and gave this short response to some questions I had asked regarding the Capuchins’ current orientation: “What can I say? I got red carpet treatment, unlike three years ago, when I could not come inside… Their book is pretty good, and reflects our own position, and they are…


SSPX: Brand New

This excellent video has been around since 2013, and gives a good account of the collapse of the SSPX. For those who have never seen it, you are in for a treat. Who will step in and give us a 2013 – 2018 update?


The Jewish “Kol Nidre” Explained by Henry Ford

Jewish “Kol Nidre” and “Eli, Eli” Explained by Henry Ford Excerpted from “The International Jew: The World’s Foremost Problem,” Vol. IV November 5, 1921 [Note to the reader: In the early 1920’s, Henry Ford published a newspaper entirely dedicated to investigating what he called “the Jewish question.”  The newspaper was called The Dearborn Independent, and…


Carmelite Hermits: Vestition of Sr. Anne Marie of the Sacred Heart

Things are moving right along for the Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus (aka “the Irish Carmelite Hermits”): On the Feast of the Exultation of the Holy Cross, the Irish Carmelites clothed their first novice, officially marking her passage from secular life to religious: Sr. Anne Marie of the Sacred Heart. In November,…


SSPX in Rome: Effeminate Sermons for an Effeminate Church

(SSPX Frs. Trejo, Rubio, Gomis and the rest, in their Roman splendor.) [That which follows is excerpted from the article “Master Stroke of Pope Francis, Death Blow for the SSPX” written by Mr. Ignacio Kilmot of the Syllabus blog, and translated for Tradidi by Samuel Loeman, concerning the weak and effeminate nature of the sermons given by…


“Principled” Tradcumenism?

(SSPX, FSSP, ICK, and diocesan priests pose for a photo op at a previous Catholic Identity Conference)   “Principled” Tradcumenism? by Sean Johnson 9/11/17 The Remnant is announcing with great fanfare the approach of another “Catholic Identity Conference,” in which, supposedly, “For the first time in history, a number of bishops as well as representatives…


Menzingen Groaned: An Ode to “Captain Tor”

[Note to readers: For background, please see This Cathinfo Post] Oh “Captain Tor,” your words doth drip With such a sneering pride, Which robbed you of ability To rejoice my voice had died. A wiser man would rest content And not go poke the bear, But arrogance doth rule your soul Which lacks all “savoir faire.”…


Who Reads Sodalitium Pianum?

The short answer is: Not many. Nonetheless, we thought our few readers might like to know who else is taking a look at Sodalitium Pianum once in a while, so we have provided some statistical information from our Google Analytics app (which tracks blog activity behind the scenes), and posted some charts below, with some…


Explanation for Deleted Posts

Blog readers might notice I have deleted two recent posts, and wonder why. First, the priest to whom I submit original articles for review raised an objection to the article “Archbishop Lefebvre Explains Himself.” He stated that I had not properly understood and/or represented Bishop Tissier’s (and consequently Avrille’s) explanation/distinction between the conciliar church and…


Fr. David Aldalur (SSPX) to Join the Resistance on Sept. 8

Readers will recall the name of Fr. David Aldalur as one of the seven brave French SSPX deans (alongside the three French religious communities of the Transfiguration, the Benedictines, and the Capuchins of Morgon) to sign the letter to Menzingen rejecting the Roman “pastoral guidelines” which subjugated SSPX marriages to diocesan control and jurisdiction,  and…