Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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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.
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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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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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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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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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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during the Mass by which you fulfilled your Sunday obligation?
Let us know.

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4-5 Nov – USA – CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS – “Fall Back!”

In these USA we drop Daylight Savings Time TONIGHT.
If you are in a region where your clocks fall back tonight then
CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS.
Mass will start on time whether you are there or not….
…. unless you are the priest, of course.
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Your Good News

Do you have some good news to share with the readership?
We all need some good news.

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Fr. Z remembers an old friend, Rev. Mr. Harold Hughesdon

One of the influential figures in my conversion was a Englishman, a permanent deacon at my home parish of St. Agnes in St. Paul.
The late Rev. Mr. Harold Hughesdon, who died some years ago, had been in the Westminster Cathedral … Continue reading

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Thank you to the readership

Everyone, please accept my thanks for your feedback sent by email and by snail mail and for your prayers.
Thanks, today especially, for your many birthday greetings.  They are an encouragement.
Also, some items came from my Amazon Wish Lists, both concrete … Continue reading

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VIDEO Fr. Gerald Murray and Prof. Robert Royal on EWTN 26 Oct 2017

My friend Fr. Gerald Murray and Prof. Robert Royal with on EWTN yesterday.  Their observations about what’s going on these days are worth attention.

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