Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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MEXICO: Another priest kidnapped after two were murdered

Recently two priests in Mexico were kidnapped and killed. Now I read that another priest in Mexico is missing. Via Crux: Another Catholic priest in Mexico kidnapped, remains missing Coming on the heels of the kidnapping and murder of two Catholic … 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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Read the reviews right away before they are removed.

This is HILARYous. Read the reviews right away before they are removed. Clinton and Quisling Kaine.    

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

I can picture it now.  It’s time for the homily at Sunday Mass.  You resolve to pay close attention and remember details because you know that Fr. Z will ask… Was there a good point or two made during the … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: escape from humidity edition

Off I go again. We are in the wretched boarding phase, during which everyone in an aisle seat is reduced to a meat turnstile by those who have no sense either of their depth and girth as augmented by packs … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Parish prayer effort to beg protection from Islamic terror. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I will appreciate your help in leading me to a prayer to protect us from terrorism (specifically Muslim, if possible) that can be recited by our parish weekly during these threatening times. I do this at the behest of … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know!

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My View For Awhile: 11 Sept Edition

I’m on my way to the deepest south for a maternal visit. Cutting a bit closer than usual today I went from door to seat in about 45 minutes.   This isn’t a day I would have chosen as my … Continue reading

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Brilliant discussion on the Catholic Church and Western Civilization

This video is great. It was forwarded to me by the Rush of Madison, the great Vicki McKenna. Watch or listen to this video. It has many points which could be broken into individual discussion. There is a apologia Christianity … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have any good news to share with the readership?  Let us know.

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Literate: “What, Papa, is ‘Jesuit’?” Papa: “I think you’d better ask your Mother.”

From the erudite digital pen of Fr. Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment: September 3 Anno Domini 2116: a family dialogue An old favourite of some appreciative readers, reprinted by request with one or two tinkerings.  Literate and Latinate six-year-old: Papa, why was the … Continue reading

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“I ask St. Teresa of Calcutta to intercede with God for…”

On this first day on which Mother Teresa of Calcutta has been elevated to the altars of the whole Church, let us all ask her intercession for some pressing needs for our respective nations, especially for these USA. In particular … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two about made in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation?  Let us know. For my part here, “up North”, to the small gathering, I pointed to the silence of the … Continue reading

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Moderation queue alert and some housekeeping notes

I have quite a bit of driving in store for me on Thursday.  That means that I won’t be able to check the moderation queue as often as I can when I am not on the road. Folks, I’m sorry … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and Mass for Benefactors

Tomorrow I head “up north”.  I will take my wonderful portable altar made by St. Joseph’s Apprentice. During my time “up north” I will say Mass for the intention of my benefactors (regular monthly and occasional donors, people who send stuff … Continue reading

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