Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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

Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon during the Mass you heard for your Sunday obligation?  Let us know. For my part, I spoke about the Portiuncula Plenary Indulgence on 2 August, about indulgences in general and about how … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news to share with the readership? We probably all need it as an inoculation to what will go on on US TV this week. For my part, I’m heading off to the annual Canon Law … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard at Mass for your Sunday Obligation? Let us know.

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NOTE TO READERS: Registration, comments, Snail Mail and Email

Even as you read this, the blog is under siege by vile spammers trying to register to post their putrid slime. I have logs that show me what’s going on. The drawbridge is raised. The gators are in the moat.  Oil is … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two from the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass of Obligation? For my part, I spoke about the Roman ‘genius’ (mindset, worldview, identity rolled into one) and threefold component in the absolution form … Continue reading

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Annibale Gammarelli – RIP

The Pope’s Tailor, Annibale Gammarelli, has passed away.  He was   There was an announcement of his death in L’Osservatore Romano.  More HERE. Signor Annibale was “un signore” in the full sense of that Italian concept. Please stop and say … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two during the sermon at the Holy Mass you heard for your Sunday obligation? Let us know what it was! For my part, I explained the Lord’s parable about the devious, cheating steward (TLM … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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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PRAY! Ask the Queen of Peace to intercede for these USA RIGHT NOW.

Friends, please spend time on your knees, perhaps with your Rosary, and ask the Queen of Peace to intercede with Her Son for graces for these USA right now. I write this as I see reports on TV that, during protests … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news?  I need some good news.   What’s up these days?

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two during the sermon at the Holy Mass you heard for your Sunday obligation? Let us know what it was!

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ASK FATHER: Reading Gospel from the right, symbol of preaching to pagan barbarians

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father, I have read that the reason the Gospel was read on the altar’s right was a symbol of the priest preaching to the north where lived the pagan barbarians. Do you know if this is true? Thank … Continue reading

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MADISON 1 July: Pontifical Mass at Throne for Suffering and Persecuted Christians Around the Globe

UPDATE: I’ll pass this along… From the Chancellor of the Diocese of Madison: With this email I convey the dispensation of the Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, granted to any of those who assist piously in the … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. In the EF, in reference to the effectiveness of God’s blessings, I spoke of Holy Water. In the OF, I also … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Coordinated prayer for Pope Francis against diabolical attack

My friend Fr. Byers wrote to ask for help with something. HERE He suggests that people all over the world pray at the say time each day (early morning Rome time) to ask God to protect Pope Francis from diabolical … Continue reading

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