Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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Monthly donations: a request

I had posted this back on 3 December 2014 and 13 February and 27 March  and 9 June (which had been “lean” days) and there were great responses. I am always grateful when donations come in, either ad hoc (one offs) … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made during the sermon you heard for your Mass of Obligation this Sunday? Let us know!

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My View For Awhile: R and R

I’m heading off to meet friends for a few days of, hopefully, fun and to catch up with some folks I haven’t seen for awhile in a great city.    We the hardened-travelers get the perk of a little bottle … Continue reading

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Your Good News

What is your good news? Do you have some good thing you can share with the readers? It is encouraging to hear about good things happening to people who participate here.

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There have been … problems. I think most are worked out, for the time being. I need to rethink this and find a new path.

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More “tactical clerical” attire

You clerics out there might recall that I have been making, or having made, tactical clerical shirts by adapting 5.11 uniform shirts.  HERE and, amusingly and most recently, HERE. Fathers, you are clerics and officers of the Church Militant.  Stay … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Loosey goosey excuses for liturgical abuses

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I went to a another parish ___ since I was out of town. The chalices were made of glass. I wrote the Bishop of the Diocese of ___ expressing my concern of the abuse and I was told … Continue reading

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07/07/07 – “dust off the censer, and toss out the bong”

Here is a grooovy oldie post from the WDTPRS archives. This, from this very day in 2007: Some time ago, the Official WDTPRS Parody Song Writer, the esteemed now Father Tim Ferguson wrote some lyrics in honor of Summorum Pontificum: As he put … 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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My View For Awhile: reading edition

I’ve travelled to my native place for a meeting of my literary group.  We are reading the poetry of John Henry Newman.         And as a bonus for attentive readers here’s a menu option! A fresh salad of … Continue reading

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