Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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My View For Awhile: Drought Edition

Off I go.  Again.       Yes yes, I also have the larger study book. But if they are going to give you the answers ahead of time… hey!  Why not? UPDATE: I hope the global economy doesn’t collapse while … Continue reading

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Guess what Gospel reading is on the Sunday during the Synod.

I spotted this a couple months ago but someone beat me to it. So, guess what Gospel will be read in the Ordinary Form for the beginning of the Synod – which will be discussion, inter alia, marriage, and Communion … Continue reading

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Sept-Nov 2015: Relics of St. Maria Goretti in these USA!

I received this from my friend Fr. Carlos Martins, who has organized the US tour of the relics of St. Maria Goretti. Pilgrimage of Mercy: the Tour of the Major Relics of St. Maria Goretti From September to November of … Continue reading

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First YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS Next… 23 August (the 23rd day of each month, that is) is a “lean day” for the blog, with only 3 monthly donors out of the many thousands who come here every day!  If you … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday – DX SUCCESS!

Happy news. On Thursday a local ham and expert on antennas (who also attends the TLM) came to my BOQ to consult about antennas and a potential location in the complex for a station.  We worked on my rig and … Continue reading

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What is this thing? No, really! What is this?

The other day a priest friend and I went steeple-chasing – to visit churches in the area that I had not yet seen. At one place, where there is – or was, at least – the presence of Sinsinawa Dominicans we … Continue reading

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Welcome Aboard New Registrants!

To participate in the combox here, you must be registered and approved (by me). Since the blog is under constant attack by spammers and nefarious ne’er-do-wells, I use the “about you” field in particular to screen registrations. Welcome aboard recent … Continue reading

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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 Assumption Mass Reports

Do you have photos and reports about Extraordinary Form Masses for the Feast of the Assumption?

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15 August – Assumption – Madison WI – Pontifical Mass with Bp. Morlino

On Saturday, 15 August, Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, His Excellency Most Reverend 1Robert C. Morlino will celebrate in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool at 11 AM at the … Continue reading

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