Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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

Your Good News

What is your good news? Do you have some good thing you can share with the readers? It is encouraging to hear about good things happening to people who participate here.

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BLOG PROBLEMS

There have been … problems. I think most are worked out, for the time being. I need to rethink this and find a new path.

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More “tactical clerical” attire

You clerics out there might recall that I have been making, or having made, tactical clerical shirts by adapting 5.11 uniform shirts.  HERE and, amusingly and most recently, HERE. Fathers, you are clerics and officers of the Church Militant.  Stay … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Loosey goosey excuses for liturgical abuses

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I went to a another parish ___ since I was out of town. The chalices were made of glass. I wrote the Bishop of the Diocese of ___ expressing my concern of the abuse and I was told … Continue reading

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07/07/07 – “dust off the censer, and toss out the bong”

Here is a grooovy oldie post from the WDTPRS archives. This, from this very day in 2007: Some time ago, the Official WDTPRS Parody Song Writer, the esteemed now Father Tim Ferguson wrote some lyrics in honor of Summorum Pontificum: As he put … 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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My View For Awhile: reading edition

I’ve travelled to my native place for a meeting of my literary group.  We are reading the poetry of John Henry Newman.         And as a bonus for attentive readers here’s a menu option! A fresh salad of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 6th Sunday after Pentecost – zeal and mercy

Please flip open your own trusty copy of the Liber Sacramentorum Romanae Aeclesiae Ordinis Anni Circuli edited by Leo Cunibert Mohlberg, OSB (in other words the Gelasian Sacramentary and yes, it is “Aeclesiae”.). You will find Sunday’s ancient Collect in … Continue reading

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Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

Fathers, you might want to have everyone pray this after Mass on 4 July and other major public holidays.  This, and other prayers, are deeply needed today. The following prayer was composed by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore, in 1791. … Continue reading

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Ingress

Are any of you readers involved in Ingress?

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