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 you heard for your Sunday Mass of obligation? Let us know. I’m curious. Was there any mention of the Synod and/or of NOW Sts. Louis and Marie-Azélie Martin?

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Card. Arinze speaks on issues discussed at the Synod

The formerly nearly ubiquitous John L. Allen, Jr. has an outstanding interview with the great Francis Card. Arinze, 82 year old Cardinal Bishop of Velletri-Segni and quondam Prefect of Divine Worship.  Allen dubs His Eminence as Africa’s Lion in Winter. HERE … Continue reading

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Movie Recommendation and Books Received

I don’t like to expose much about plots of movies I see because I detest spoilers. Yesterday (being Tuesday, my movie day, $5 all day and free popcorn), I saw The Martian (from the book HERE).  Gorgeous martian landscapes, apparently … Continue reading

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Welcome Aboard New Registrants!

To participate in the combox here, you must be registered and approved (by me). Since the blog is under constant attack by spammers and nefarious ne’er-do-wells, I use the “about you” field in particular to screen registrations.  I do NOT … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the homily you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know.

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The Times revives a LATIN crossword puzzle

This is behind a paywall.  I hope someone can help me out. I see that The Times (of London, not – of course – New York) is after 85 years offering a Latin Crossword Puzzle.  In 1930 there was a … Continue reading

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On friends

With a tip of the biretta to the Laudator: And even with the friendships we make later in life, founded not on accidental association, but on a real community of tastes and interests, how seldom they last a lifetime, or … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Domum

Off I go.  I wish I had a few more days in NYC (provided the weather was good). Skype conversations (at a discreet volume) in the lounge, and now off to the gate. UPDATE: Now deploying the Muji Bag. 14 … Continue reading

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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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Most Holy Rosary

On this Feast of the Holy Rosary, anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto, may I recommend a few things? First, say the Rosary.  Add a prayer for me. Also, check out my old page, The Patristic Rosary Project. Finally, read GK … Continue reading

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