Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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Registration error: Wherein Fr. Z screwed up!

Friends, I’m tired.
I just deleted a whole bunch of registrations by accident.
If you have the patience, and you registered lately and nothing came of it, you might try again.
Also… remember to use well that important field in the form wherein … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two made during the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass of obligation?
Let us know!

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Prayers and help for Fr. Kirby of Silverstream Priory

From a reader:
Fr Mark Kirby, of Vultus Christi blog, who with a small community is trying to save and revive Silverstream Priory, is in hospital. Would you pray for him? Would you ask readers to pray for him? And give him … Continue reading

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QUESTION FOR READERS: Our Lady of Clergy image – in Paris?

I have for years had an image of Our Lady of the Clergy, Notre-Dame du Clergé, on this blog. See the sidebar.
Right now I have a special reason to ask her to stick by me and a few other priests … Continue reading

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Courageous Priest ACTION ITEM!

The folks at Courageous Priest have another tee and hoodie sale going on to raise money. They invited me to share this and then give me a taste of the sales.
I am working entirely on my phone right … Continue reading

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Card. Burke – off the leash – in Ireland

In the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, read about what Card Burke said about some of the burning questions for the Church today.
A sample:
Warning that Satan was sowing confusion and error about matrimony, the cardinal patron of the … Continue reading

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In your goodness, will you stop and, right now, say a prayer for a cleric who is going through some ecclesiastical … there’s no other way to put this… persecution of the liberal sort.
It’s as nasty as I have ever … Continue reading

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Happy 239th Birthday, Marines!

Happy 239th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps!
Oorah and thank you.

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ASK FATHER: TLM vestments for military installation

Today seems an especially good day to post this request, from a priest:
I write with a request that some of your readers may be able to assist with. I am starting preparation to offer the EF at our military installation … Continue reading

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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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