Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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Diocese of Arlington has a new bishop

Over the years I have written quite a few times about His Excellency Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, olim Bishop of Raleigh in North Carolina.  He was just translated to the Diocese of Arlington in Virginia. Bp. Burbidge has been open to … Continue reading

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The greatest 20th century Catholic novels

The great Anthony Esolen has posted his suggestion for the 10 greatest Catholic novels in English of the 20th century. How’s his list? 1. Sigrid Undset, Kristin Lavransdatter – UK HERE 2. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings … Continue reading

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A cunning plan? Thousands of fraudulent ballots found! Guess for which party?

Here is an interesting chess game being waged over the future of the nation. From Pamela Geller: “Tens of thousands” of fraudulent Clinton votes found in Ohio warehouse UPDATE: Investigation launched How bad and rampant is it? The Cascade mall … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. C’mon… remember it and let us know. For my part, I spoke about angels, both angels horrid and fallen and angels … Continue reading

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New book by one of our readers here

UPDATE:  This crossed my radar this morning so I bring it back to your attention as well. ORIGINAL Published on: Jun 10, 2016 ___ One of our frequent commentatrices here has a new book. The Jeweler’s Polish. US HERE UK HERE … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! FLOODS! Fr. Z to BISHOPS and PRIESTS – Pray Against Floods

I have read reports about flooding in Iowa. I have a STRONG SUGGESTION to the BISHOPS of the areas that are affected by floods. It sounds as if the pastors of the area and their assistant bishops, the bishops – ESPECIALLY … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have good news to share with the readership? If your life is like mine, you need some! Let us know.  

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MEXICO: Another priest kidnapped after two were murdered

Recently two priests in Mexico were kidnapped and killed. Now I read that another priest in Mexico is missing. Via Crux: Another Catholic priest in Mexico kidnapped, remains missing Coming on the heels of the kidnapping and murder of two Catholic … Continue reading

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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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Read the reviews right away before they are removed.

This is HILARYous. Read the reviews right away before they are removed. Clinton and Quisling Kaine.    

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

I can picture it now.  It’s time for the homily at Sunday Mass.  You resolve to pay close attention and remember details because you know that Fr. Z will ask… Was there a good point or two made during the … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: escape from humidity edition

Off I go again. We are in the wretched boarding phase, during which everyone in an aisle seat is reduced to a meat turnstile by those who have no sense either of their depth and girth as augmented by packs … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Parish prayer effort to beg protection from Islamic terror. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I will appreciate your help in leading me to a prayer to protect us from terrorism (specifically Muslim, if possible) that can be recited by our parish weekly during these threatening times. I do this at the behest of … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

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

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My View For Awhile: 11 Sept Edition

I’m on my way to the deepest south for a maternal visit. Cutting a bit closer than usual today I went from door to seat in about 45 minutes.   This isn’t a day I would have chosen as my … Continue reading

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