Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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

Your Sunday Sermon Notes

As Advent continues, 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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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

As we begin this new liturgical year, 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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Do today’s Jesuits aid and abet a militant anti-Catholic counter religion?

Today at The Catholic Thing (btw… did you know that was the title of a book by Rosemary Haughton?) there is a perspicacious offering called
Pascal and the Jesuits [which could be the name of a discordant band]
It seems to me … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have GOOD news to share with the readership?
Let us know.
(PS I may be offline for a bit and your comments will wait in the queue.  Pour them in!  I’ll get to them anon.)

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Is the Church weak and defenseless? Is it over?

On a related note, see the end.
From the appropriately named Crisis:
Can the Church Recover Its Fighting Spirit?
WILLIAM KILPATRICK
The Islamic world is waging—and winning—a war on Judeo-Christian civilization.
With 1.3 billion Catholics worldwide, the Catholic Church is potentially one of the most powerful … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Registration, passwords, moderation

First, a reminder that a few weeks ago, after a rocky software update for the blog I had to recertify 17K user accounts manually which somehow were put into “pending” mode.   In that process you you were sent an email … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Is Advent a penitential season? Also, Advent Blue Vestments… NO! ANNUAL SONG ALERT!

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
In my 14.75 years as a Catholic, I’ve heard that Advent:
1) Is a penitential season
2) Is a semi-penitentials season
3) Is no longer a penitential season but was before Vatican II
4) Never was a penitential season
Can you clarify which … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and MASS FOR BENEFACTORS

First and foremost
YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS
We are all in this together.  Many people read this blog.  That means many people can pray for each other’s needs.  Always check this feature, which I link on the top menu.
REMINDER: Registration, passwords, moderation
Here are some … Continue reading

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Your Feedback and Voicemail and Fr. Z answers with a whine about something

From a reader…I learned that people were not able to post comments from their mobile phones because they got blocked at the PREVIEW part.  I shut off the preview.  However, friends, please proof read.  Posting successive comments saying “I meant … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Is the “annulment” process in the US just a rubber stamp?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have a quick question so I’ll keep this message short. Knowing several Catholics in my childrens’ Catholic school who have been divorced and remarried after getting an annulment, I wonder how to explain it all to my … Continue reading

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INTERNET PRAYER UPDATE: GERMAN! Updated.

I always get excited when a new language version of the Internet Prayer I wrote some years ago arrives in my email. This time, however, it wasn’t a new language translation I received. It was a criticism and revision of … Continue reading

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Benedictine Beer Monks and YOU!

I received a note from the Benedictine Monks of Norcia, in Italy.  They are still dealing with the aftermath of the horrible earthquakes that shook the region, bring down their ancient church and other buildings in the area.
They make spectacular … 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 email asking for … Continue reading

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7 Nov 2016: Review!

I saved my DVD recording from last year’s election returns and I reviewed it this evening.
The reaction of the Hilary cult members was … memorable.
Some videos are available of lib reaction to the news that Trump was victorious. You … Continue reading

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Your Good News

I sincerely enjoy hearing about GOOD news.  Especially in the life of grace, but also in the daily hurly burly.
What is your GOOD news?

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