Daily Archives: 29 March 2010

How about some of your good news?

I think we could all used some of your good news.

Please share!
Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 70 Comments

Judicial vicar of Milwaukee gives his account, corrects NYT

This is interesting.
This comes from the Catholic Anchor from Anchorage, Alaska.
My emphases and comments.
Setting the record straight in the case of abusive Milwaukee priest Father Lawrence Murphy
Then-presiding judge for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee gives first-person account of church trial
By Fr. … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , | 44 Comments

NYC – Manhattan – blognic?

Is it time to talk about a Manhattan Blognic?
Someone suggested perhaps Easter Monday.

Please share!
Posted in On the road | Tagged | 25 Comments

The Feeder Feed (Old Master Edition)

I haven’t been able to post about the Feeder, which is nevertheless visible on the Z-CAM.
When I am on the road I will sometimes post about birds from other sources.
For example, here is a fine Christological Goldfinch from Siena via … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in The Feeder Feed | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

A way to support Pope Benedict on 24 April – Pontifical Mass in Washington DC

It occurs to me that coming up in April Catholics in the US (and elsewhere) could have a good way to show support for His Holiness Pope Benedict.
At 1:00 pm on 24 April at the National Shrine of the Immaculate … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 28 Comments

Cong. Clergy rejects appeal of parish priest in Thiberville

From Rorate:

The blog Osservatore Vaticano reports that Cardinal Hummes of the Congregation of the Clergy has rejected — with unusual speed — the appeal lodged by the Abbe Francis Michel against his sudden dismissal from the curacy of the parish … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged | 16 Comments

Levity in preparation for a Holy Thursday liturgical abuse many of you will endure

From the official WDTPRS parodohymnologist, Tim Ferguson, comes insightful gloss prepared a couple years ago about  the liturgical abuse so many people see on Holy Thursday.

A Holy Thursday Reflection on “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree” by Lew Brown, Sam … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 53 Comments


I approved a whole raft of registrations.  Sorry it took me so long.  I have been busy.
I didn’t approve all of them, however.
HINT: It helps if you add some note about yourself when you register.  And I don’t like initials … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Comments Off on Registrations

QUAERITUR: Catholic “seder” meal

From a reader:
If you have time this week, I was hoping you could post something about Seder meals and whether or not they are important for Catholics to have them.  It seems that I’m hearing varying responses about it.  A … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in ASK FATHER Question Box | Tagged , , , , | 79 Comments

The perfect pew… or how to avoid the sign of peace

At Holy Innocents in Manhattan there are a few instances of the perfect pew for those who are especially disinclined to a group hug at the "sign of peace".

Please share!
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes | 35 Comments