Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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

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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Brick by Brick in Knoxville: 1st TLM of new priest!

And I don’t mean goldbrick, either.  From a long-time reader here comes this great story and great photos: Having viewed images from time to time of first EF Masses in fancier places (like Madison), WDTPRS readers might see interest in … Continue reading

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New Commissar appointed over the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate

I saw at Corrispondenza Romana the news that a new Commissar has been appointed over the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate. The new Commissar (Apostolic Commissioner) is a canonist, Salesian Fr. Sabino Ardito.  Two assistants were also appointed, also canonists, a … Continue reading

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Most Precious Blood of Our Lord

Today is the Feast of the Most Precious Blood. COLLECT: Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, qui unigenitum Filium tuum mundi Redemptorem constituisti, ac eius sanguine placari voluisti: concede, quaesumus, salutis nostrae pretium ita venerari, atque a praesentis vitae malis eius virtute defendi in terris, ut fructu perpetuo laetemur in … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and THANKS!

Things scroll off the top page pretty fast these days. Here are some links to recent posts: First, We are obliged to RESIST! “Clear and emphatic opposition is a duty”   And then… Congratulations Card. Burke: Happy Birthday and 40 … Continue reading

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