Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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

One of the ways you help everyday. Thanks!

One the readers here occasionally writes to let me know when he uses my Amazon search box to make big purchases of really cool equipment for his work: science stuff.  He’s a scientist!  He recently wrote to say that he had … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point, or two, in the sermon you heard when you fulfilled your Mass obligation for this Sunday? Let us know

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ASK FATHER: Communion in the hand being forced for daughter’s 1st Communion

From a reader… Before it didn’t seem like it would be an issue but eldest daughter (9yo in 3rd grade at this school though most of the archdiocese does it in 2nd), is basically going to be forced to have communion … Continue reading

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Dogs in packs. Chillingly amusing. Amusingly chilling.

There is a primeval, visceral connection between canidae and hominid. This video is both amusing and also disturbing. Funny, no? Until the baying you hear is because the pack has picked up your scent. Just to continue this downer… if … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Today I was an Alter Server at Mass…”

I confess that I initially sent back a terse note to this one: “You are wrong.”   Having Reconsidered, more can be said… From a reader… QUAERITUR: Today I was an Alter [sigh] Server at Mass and upon returning home … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon that you heard for your Mass of obligation this Sunday? Let us know.

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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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Your Good News

Do you have good news to share with the readership? Let us know what’s up.

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Justice Thomas asked a question!

There is a great account in The Atlantic about the moment Justice Clarence Thomas asked his first question in the Court in a full decade and a handful of days. Excerpt: Clarence Thomas Breaks His Silence The Supreme Court justice … Continue reading

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CHICAGO: Good News of Institute of Christ the King

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Joint Statement of the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Institute of Christ the King  SHRINE OF CHRIST THE KING TO BE STABILIZED  Archdiocese Deeds Building and Property to the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest  CHICAGO, … Continue reading

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