Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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Hurray for Hillary!

In honor of what’s’er’face in California, I am watching my new disc of…  

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Your Good News

Do you have some great news to pass along to the readership? As I note in the comments (especially some in the queue under other entries), there is a lot of negative out there. We are facing serious problems in … Continue reading

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DAY….? BARCELONA

I have been in Barcelona for a few days. Today I saw this. Of this building, Benedict XVI said, on the day he consecrated it (HERE): In this place, Gaudí desired to unify that inspiration which came to him from … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Let us know about a good point made in the sermon you heard during your Mass of obligation.

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New procedures to remove negligent Bishops… what could go wrong?

The Pope has issued an Apostolic Letter (heavy) Motu Proprio to establish procedures to remove bishops who don’t act adequately in regard to priests who hurt children or vulnerable people. Good.  On the face of it, that’s great. I’ve been irritated … Continue reading

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The Insidious Footnote Saga continues: Fn. 329

I’ve been traveling and – frankly – backing off from the blog in order to have an actual vacation (NB: vacation, not rest). However, one of my Roman correspondents has again done yeoman’s work on a SUPER IMPORTANT point about … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news to share with the readership? Let us know.

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Your Corpus Christi sermon, procession notes

What happened where you are for Corpus Christi, or Corpus Domini as it is called in some places, the Feast of the Body and Blood of the Lord? Was there a procession? Was there a good point made in the … Continue reading

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More on the question of deaconettes

I direct the readership to look at a piece in First Things: THE TRUE HISTORY OF WOMEN DEACONS hen Pope Francis announced his willingness to appoint a commission to study whether women can serve as deacons in the Catholic Church, … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news to share with the readership? For my part… I’m in Rome.

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