Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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Some good commentary on ‘Laudato si” and some bad

I’ll add more as opportunity arises. More good commentary about Laudato si’ From Crisis: Fr. Rutler – “Saint Peter, from his fishing days, had enough hydrometeorology to know that he could not walk on water. Then the eternal Logos told him to do it, … Continue reading

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No Mercy for Magister

Yesterday I received a copy in Italian of the encyclical that has not yet been officially released, Laudato si’. It turns out that that copy was put on the interwebs by Sandro Magister, vaticanista. HERE The Holy See’s spokesman Fr. … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

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

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MADISON, WI: INDULGENCE ALERT and MASS FOR BENEFATORS (Confessions to be heard)

First, today, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, you can gain a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions. “A plenary indulgence is granted to the faithful who, on the solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, publicly recite the … Continue reading

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Note to readers

Over the years I have had to apply stricter and stricter moderation values on the combox so that it doesn’t degenerate into the slime you see in the comboxes of sites like the National Sodomitical Reporter or Crux or Amerika, etc. Right … Continue reading

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Bp. Tobin’s Tough Love: Hirsute flabmeisters… mature women with skimpy clothes… hyperactive gum-chewing kids checking their iPhones

His Excellency Most Reverend  Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of Providence has sobering reminders for his flock. HERE No doubt His Excellency is addressing himself only to the Catholics of Providence. So, if you are not in that diocese pay no attention.  My emphases and … Continue reading

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Blog travails continue – 404 page

I don’t know whether this came from an attack or if something is a little wonky with the database, but a couple times now people have found when clicking on links to posts or comments that they are directed to … Continue reading

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NOTE TO REGISTERED READERS ABOUT BLOG DEFENSES AND BANNING

We installed some new defensive tools on the blog to protect from spammers and other vile twisted souls. I’ve been watching the logs of nefarious activity. Wow. I just strengthened the defensive perimeter so that failed attempts to log in … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail

I have received a few more voicemails… Remember, I don’t call back, but I listen to it. I had couple hangups from timid people, but this one really stood out. R in NC attended Mass in the Extraordinary Form for … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

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

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