Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail or ¡Hagan lío!

I get interesting voice mail.
Remember, I don’t call back, but I listen to it.

To the woman in South Africa: Unfortunately, I couldn’t understand most of what you said, because of the poor audio quality the voice mail. It sounds like … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Supper For The Promotion of Clericalism

It’s spring, and time for a Supper For The Promotion of Clericalism, in other words, no lay people allowed.  I am in favor of clericalism… the way I define it.  HERE
In less provocative terms, I’m having 7 priests over for … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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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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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass?
 
Share it!

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ASK FATHER: Commentator during Mass

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Our local Ordinary Form parish has started having “teaching” Masses on Sunday. They have a lector explain everything as it is happening during the Mass. As a catechist I know people need to learn about the Mass; however…It … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail or ¡Hagan lío! & ASK FATHER: Date of Easter in Holy Land

I get interesting voice mail. Remember, I don’t call back, but I listen to it.

To the lady in S. Texas: By all means write to Card. Müller! If they determine that it is a matter for the Congregation for Divine … Continue reading

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Swiss Guard Armor Project – UPDATE

You know about our project to build armor for an officer of the Swiss Guard.  Here is an update.
What is this about?  HERE
This is from the Swiss Guard’s wife:
We have just received photos of the final engravings on the breastplate … Continue reading

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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.

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Feedback and a confessional story

From a reader…
I went to confession! It had been 10 years. Your encouragement helped me get up the nerve to go. The hardest part was actually going to the church. I wrote down every single thing I wanted to say … Continue reading

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Thanks to readers, monthly donations, Mass for benefactors

A quick word of thanks to readers who have sent donations or wish list items.  I will say Mass for the intention of benefactors tomorrow Friday, 24 April.
Oremus pro benefactoribus nostris.  Retribuere dignare, Domine, omnibus nobis bona facientibus propter nomen tuum … Continue reading

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