Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

Latin for: “a little group, meeting, company, assembled for amusement”

Have a brainy happy birthday Roma! (Father Z’s Kitchen)

As if I needed any reminder, my Roman Curia calendar alerted me to the fact that today is the 2768th Birthday of Rome.

My friend the Great Roman Fabrizio™ decided, given the terrible news lately, to celebrate with a tasty plate … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Newly widowed mother of EIGHT! Please help.

I received this note today.
I am writing to you this morning to request your help. Mike and Nikki Rogan of Wausau, WI were on their way to the hospital early yesterday morning with their seven children in anticipation of welcoming … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for this Sunday?
In the older, traditional form, today is Good Shepherd Sunday, by the way.

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail or ¡Hagan lío!

I have recently received some voice mails from these USA and the UK.  I enjoy getting voice mail.  I don’t return calls, but I do get your messages.

Front Royal, VA – To the guy who suggested approval of polyandry… seriously?
South … Continue reading

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Francis Card. George – RIP

I just received word that His Eminence Francis Card. George has died.
He was Archbishop of Chicago for 17 years and a great churchman.
He was quoted saying some time ago about our era:
“I expect to die in bed, my successor will … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard this Sunday?
Let us know!

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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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ASK FATHER: Miscarried babies and heaven

From a reader…
Does a miscarriage baby go to heaven if not baptized?
One of God’s greatest attributes is His mercy. We read in the letter of James 2:13, that mercy triumphs over judgment. Mercy is a reflection of His being Almighty.
We … Continue reading

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Your EASTER Sunday Sermon Notes

I am sure that ALL of you heard Mass for Easter.
Was there a good point or two in the sermon you heard?
(Don’t you dare try to contribute bad points.  Really.)

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Please, in your goodness, say a prayer for a priest who is under some stress.  He has a tough meeting coming up.

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