Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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URGENT: VIDEO Live stream of annual Assumption Mass!

As I write, there is a LIVE stream of the wonderful annual Solemn Mass for the Assumption sponsored by Mater Ecclesiae and my good friend Fr. Pasley.  HERE

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A reader has fun with a seminarian, a great book, and an “ordination tambourine”

A seminarian sent this… Hello Father, I wanted to let you know that one of your readers, upon reading this post, sent me a copy of Pope Emeritus Benedict’s new book on the priesthood. I received it a few days ago … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: ORDEAL WITH @DELTA

Now for a couple of flights, one shortish and one longish. Not much going on at this airport today.  Parking and check in and security were a breeze. It is a fairly quick trip to see friends. It’ll be hot, … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

It’s the 10th Sunday after Pentecost or else the 19th Ordinary Sunday. 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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A new take on “lockstep sheep and papist throwbacks”

Some time ago, those who supported the new corrected ICEL translation (e.g. you regular readers) were accused by some angry liberal nutter as being “lockstep sheep and papist throwbacks”.  Of course that was in the days of Pope Benedict reign. … Continue reading

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Eating: a retrospective

I spotted this online:

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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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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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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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