Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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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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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: Deadly house fire

From a reader… Your prayers are requested for the Seago family. They suffered a horrific accidental house fire last weekend that tragically claimed the lives of the mother and 4 of the children. Only the father and one child were … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have good news to share with the readership? We could all use some good news.

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: “I have Stage Four cancer…pray to Carlo Acutis!”

From a long-time commentator here and a blogist: I have Stage Four cancer in the chest wall muscle and a tumor on the artery under the skull. I am considering all options. I am asking all my friends to pray … Continue reading

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Reader Feedback and Your Voicemail and Biretta Project Request (Octogenarian)

I think my Guardian Angel prompted some good feedback over the last few hours.  I really needed it. First, from a reader: Based on your recommendation, my wife and I watched The Nightingale last night – US HERE – UK HERE … Continue reading

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Blue Vestment Sighting – FSSP and TMSM

A week or so ago His Excellency Most Reverend Athanasius Schneider ordained men for the Fraternity of St. Peter in Wigratzbad. Some photos via FSSP HERE.  NB: The vestments are blue. I want to remind the readership of our BLUE Pontifical Project. … Continue reading

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Your #AshWednesday Sermon Notes – #ashtag

If you went to church for Ash Wednesday – it is not a Holy Day of Obligation – and if there was a sermon, was there a good point made which you can share with the readership?

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New Registrants, welcome!

There has recently been a flurry of new registrations to comment.  Great! Keep in mind that I am not always near my computer and, therefore, I am not always able to review and approve registrations swiftly.  It is rare that … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

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

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Pope Francis helps SSPX take over church, complex, in heart of Rome

Il Foglio today as a story about how Pope Francis was a decisive factor in handing over a neo-Gothic church in the center of Rome, Santa Maria Immacolata all’Esquilino, to the SSPX. It is going to be a center for studies and, … Continue reading

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The Three Days Of Darkness begin again

I didn’t want any of you to miss it, in case it slipped your mind. The Religious Education Conference (aka The Three Days Of Darkness) is on in Los Angeles! I’m sure there will be inspiring “liturgies” and talks replete … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Why on earth did they start offering Mass “facing the people”?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: When I first started attending the TLM, I really struggled with Mass celebrated ad Orientem. However, the more I attended the TLM and Mass according to the Missal of Divine Worship (aka, Anglican Use), which in … Continue reading

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Prayer Request

I’m down with the crud.  Prayers, please.  It’s kind’a horrible.

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news to share with the readership? Let us know.  I’m sure that we all could use some.  

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during your Mass of Sunday Obligation? Let us know.

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