Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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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.
But… … Continue reading

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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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25 Oct – “Today is called the Feast of Crispian…”

Today is called the Feast of Crispian…
Some video versions … in order:
The 3rd c. martyrs Crispin and Crispinian were killed in Soissons.  They converted people as they plied their trade as cobblers and they were generous to the poor.  Eventually … Continue reading

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Expert canonist Ed Peters explains the sit to Matthew Boudway (Nihil habens) re: Fr. Murray

This is something that every parish priest and seminarian should read and commit to memory.
It is at the heart of many controversies (not excluding the mendacity of the Left trying to edge out the Truth with innuendo and ambiguity).
From canonist … Continue reading

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BLOG PROBLEMS SINCE UPDATE

Okay… another problem as arisen.
I see that the links are not working.
I can’t fix this one myself and I am waiting for some help.
I hate these upgrades.
UPDATE:
Okay… I think that the link thing is corrected. Lemme know if you find … Continue reading

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Registered members comment posting test after BLOG UPDATES

TEST
So, …
… how’s the weather where you are?
UPDATE:
I think that some people are trying to log in and, if they fail in a couple of attempts, they get a lock out message. The lock up should last only 15 minutes. … Continue reading

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BLOG WORK and GLITCHES

I am doing some updates on the blog’s software.  Of course, since this is a fallen world (blogs are a proof that this is a fallen world), there are glitches.
One glitch is that every single registered and approved member was … 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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VIDEO FOLLOW UP: 13 Oct 2017 Pontifical Mass at the Throne @BishopMorlino @MadisonDiocese

We now have some video of the Pontifical Mass at the Throne celebrated by Bishop Robert C. Morlino, the Extraordinary Ordinary of Madison, on 13 October 2017 at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff, WI for the 100th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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16 October 1978: Election of John Paul II

Where were you when you heard the news that a man from Poland had been elected to the See of Peter?
It was on this date in 1978.   Wow.  39 years.

Apropos recent debates that have strongly emerged in the Church, I note … Continue reading

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