Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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Your Trinity Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass of obligation? I’ll bet some of you heard some odd things about the Trinity. Here is a little Trinity Sunday question for you. In … Continue reading

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Thanks and Request for Prayers

First and foremost, I am very grateful for the monthly donations which have come in since the beginning of May.  I have been behind the eight-ball for quite a while and, hence, I haven’t been updating the sidebar where I usually … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z asks the readership for information – UPDATE

ORIGINAL Published 11 May 2016 First, where is a good herald when you need him?   I want to do a decent version of my coat-of-arms (I will revert to my family’s which is part of the one I was using). … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK on Mother Angelica with never before published information

The other day I chatted for a bit with Raymond Arroyo of EWTN, who stopped at our table at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.  When I got home from DC, I found waiting for me a copy of his new book … Continue reading

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My realistic solution to the problems in Amoris laetitia

I am trying to think back through the Church’s long history for an instance in which a Pope has withdrawn one of his own teaching documents, on faith and morals. Of course Popes have superseded previous documents by issuing their own. … Continue reading

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Interviews you should look into

First, there is an interview with Card. Burke at LifeSite.  In the summary before the interview itself: Answering a question in which I remarked that “many Catholics are troubled by the text,” Cardinal Burke did not deny that some of … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Westward Edition

I am on my way home after a few great days in Washington DC. I love Uber. Airport Burger review…. Ben’s Chile Bowl… It’s only after you order and pay that they tell you it’ll take more than 10 minutes. … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzTs for the Octave of Pentecost

Some Pentecost oldie PODCAzTs. I made these in 2008 during the Octave of Pentecost.  Perhaps they will be of interest to WDTPRS newcomers. 056 08-05-12 Octaves – Fr. Z rants & Augustine on Pentecost – PENTECOST MONDAY 057 08-05-13 John … Continue reading

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Your Good News

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

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Your Pentecost Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon you heard for this magnificent Pentecost? Let us know. One thing I can share is this wonderful quote from St. Cyril of Jerusalem (+386). Do you recall that an angel with … Continue reading

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BEER UPDATE!

Some people have been writing of late asking about gifts for newly ordained priests or for older priests for their anniversary. This is ordination season, after all. There are many priestly things you might get, usually after consulting with father, … Continue reading

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Your Good News

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

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What a busy Novus Ordo day!

Look at what was on the calendar of the Roman Curia today.

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8 May: Indulgence – Supplication to O.L. of Pompeii

There is a beautiful tradition for this day (often right at 1200 noon).  Once upon a time one could obtain this day a plenary indulgence by reciting the Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii.  The other day for this is the … Continue reading

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Ascension Thursday Pontifical Mass followup, photos

I am sure that many of you had the chance to hear Holy Mass on the Feast of Ascension THURSDAY, in either the older, traditional Roman Rite of Holy Mother our Catholic Church or in the new-fangled rite. For our … Continue reading

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