Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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

Your Good News

Do you have good news for the readers?  Let us know. I have a few tidbits. First, today I had lunch with a priest friend from my native place who was driving through on the way home from a long … Continue reading

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BACK TO SCHOOL TIME?

A lot of you are in the throes of getting organized for the return of your kinder to school.  Need stuff? BACK TO SCHOOL When you shop Amazon using my links (always on the sidebar), I get a small percentage. … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – What Catholics DO BELIEVE about the Eucharist!

Was there a good point made in the sermon during your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. For my part, I started with the image of Jesus weeping over Jerusalem and then went into the problem of a vast … Continue reading

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CNA: “This is not the first low-quality document the Synod secretariate has produced”

Firstly, there is a MUST LISTEN to podcast from Damian Thompson about Card. Pell’s railroading into jail.  HERE  Take the time. Next, at CNA there is a piece in which Card. Pell comments on the Instrumentum Laboris for the upcoming Pan-Amazonian … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: SSPX Bp. Fellay member of the Roman Rota

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Did you know that [SSPX] Bp. Fellay is now on the Roman Rota? A judge of the First Instance. No. It’s not that I didn’t know that. Rather, that claim is not accurate. Bp. Fellay would … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered here 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 … Continue reading

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Seriously? Chow Mein Sandwich?

You know about efforts to revive and restore the Church of St Anne in Fall River.  Good things are happening. I received a note from one of the fellows involved.  It seems that at $5 a shot they made $7500 … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have good news to share with the readership? Let us know. For my part, I will today drive to La Crosse, WI for the annual canon law conference organized under the aegis of Card. Burke and held at … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Repeat a wedding ceremony with a friend presiding?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Long time reader, first time questioner. I have a friend that will soon be getting married. On Saturday he will have a traditional Catholic Church wedding. However, on Sunday he is having a reception in which … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – UPDATED

Was there a good point made in the sermon during your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. UPDATE 29 July Today I read a terrific piece at Crisis by Fr. George Rutler about Notre-Dame in Paris   Do go there and … Continue reading

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For the Latinists… amusement opportunity alert!

Those of you who read Latin could find some respite from the heat of the day by stepping with Fr. Hunwicke into the cool of the Ashmolean for a chat with the great Legislator, Pope Lambertini aka Benedict XIV, of … Continue reading

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Tour Talk – #TDF2019 – @Le_Tour Stage 19 – The WEATHER wins!

High drama in the highest altitudes of this year’s Tour. As they crested the high point of this stage, a hail and snow storm hit the route in the Alps, and the officials called the race.  They also determined to … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered here 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 … Continue reading

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Earth’s Circular Shadow on the Moon – observed by Aristotle

Here is a beautiful photo from Astronomy Pic of the Day.  HERE HDR: Earth’s Circular Shadow on the Moon  Image Credit & Copyright: Cristian Fattinnanzi Explanation: What could create such a large circular shadow on the Moon? The Earth. Last week’s full … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon during your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know.  

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