Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

Latin for: “a little group, meeting, company, assembled for amusement”

Registration Issue

The blog registration form has been under attack lately.   To deal with this I tried to do something clever.  It didn’t work.  I goofed something up.  It could be that I screwed up some registrations from some of you … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during the Holy Mass in fulfillment your of Sunday Obligation? Let us know.

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20 July 1969 – Man on the Moon

Speaking of videos… today is the anniversary of Neil Armstrong walking on the Moon, 20 July 1969. That experienced is indelibly burned into my memory. Here’s video mentioning the event to celebrate the 1969 Moon walk anniversary and to celebrate … Continue reading

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Prayer Request – Thomas Peters

UPDATE 18 July: Thomas let me know that they are praying in a special way to Sts. Louis and Zélie Martin, the parents of St. Saint Thérèse of Lisieux. So, those two are already canonized (2015).  I was thinking that they might be asking … Continue reading

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Updates on Challenge Coins, Gregorian Masses, Birettas, blog nuts and bolts

Firstly, I am having a great time with my Challenge Coins.  I’ve been sending them out to a select group of military, LEOs, and others, including NASA and CIA types.  I’m getting notes back that they’ve been received.  I have … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during the Holy Mass in fulfillment your of Sunday Obligation? Let us know. Also, please take a  look at this!  It has a helpful tip.  HERE  

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Jesuit Fr. Spadaro’s ‘Apologia pro nugis suis’

Jesuit Fr Antonio Spadaro must be feeling the heat resulting from his poorly conceived anti-American hit piece in Civiltà Cattolica (now aka Inciviltà cattolica) HERE. He gave an interview to Jesuit-run Amerika Magazine (no, this isn’t at all incestuous) in which he tries … Continue reading

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Fr. Z asks help from readers for text from French “La Nef”

The Bitter Pill has a blurb which say that Robert Card. Sarah gave a piece to the French publication La Nef on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum. Can someone out there send me the French text? It’s not … Continue reading

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A REVIEW of Jesuit James Martin’s doctrine-eroding bad book

In First Things, my friend and faithful biblicist Fr. Paul Mankowski, SJ, has reviewed fellow Jesuit but homosexualist activist Fr. James Martin’s book advocating an abandonment of Church teaching.  Martin’s book is ostensibly about “building a bridge” between the Church and homosexuals. … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and USEFUL NOTES

First of all, because we are all in this together… YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS Next, when you shop online, please use my amazon search box.  It really helps. Also, support the people who have ads on my side bar, such at … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. I get many requests by … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Beautiful restoration of a church in Milwaukee – St. Stanislaus

My friend Canon Benoit Jayr, stationed in Milwaukee, sent me the link to a video of the restoration of St. Stanislaus Oratory.  Kudos to everyone who brought that work of charity about.  It is a great contribution to the cause.

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A priest writes with gratitude to you readers

From a priest reader comes some feedback for you readers… I am the recently ordained priest who offered the ordinary form in Latin for a community within in parish that is accustomed to the extraordinary rite. Thank you so much … Continue reading

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Remembrance of things past

Today is the 146 birthday of the Marcel Proust.  Big deal, right?  It’s just that the OED’s WOTD today is “madeleine”.   “Madeleine” makes me think immediately – and in an appropriately nostalgic way – of a certain feast, of … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during the Holy Mass in fulfillment your of Sunday Obligation? Let us know.

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