Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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

Waiting for tomorrow 

Pretty soon!

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Peters on Nichols

The distinguished theologian Fr. Aidan Nichols, OP, recently gave a talk to a group of Anglican and Orthodox (both of whom are not yet in union with the Pope of Rome) about what might be done in view of the … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

It’s the 11th Sunday after Pentecost or else the 20th Ordinary Sunday. Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during the Holy Mass in fulfillment your of Sunday Obligation? Let us know.
For my part, later this morning, … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Here goes the Sun Edition

I’m on my way to the path of the much anticipated shadow of your planet’s largest satellite.

There is a lovely sight in the sky this morning directly in the East.   The Moon has lots of Earthshine and Venus is … Continue reading

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Feedback that gets to me

Occasionally I get feedback that really helps. Today I received this:

Wow.
This, friends, gets to me.
The token she mentions is something from my wish list, a recording of The Passion of Saint Thomas More by composer Garrett Fisher. US HERE – … Continue reading

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Twitter Liturgy: Luther would be so proud…

Luther would be so proud.
From NPR:
In Germany, Churchgoers Are Encouraged To Tweet From The Pews
In Germany this year, the Protestant church is celebrating 500 years since Martin Luther brought about the Reformation. Today, as the number of churchgoers dwindles, the … Continue reading

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URGENT: VIDEO Live stream of annual Assumption Mass!

As I write, there is a LIVE stream of the wonderful annual Solemn Mass for the Assumption sponsored by Mater Ecclesiae and my good friend Fr. Pasley.  HERE

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A reader has fun with a seminarian, a great book, and an “ordination tambourine”

A seminarian sent this…
Hello Father,
I wanted to let you know that one of your readers, upon reading this post, sent me a copy of Pope Emeritus Benedict’s new book on the priesthood. I received it a few days ago – along … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: ORDEAL WITH @DELTA

Now for a couple of flights, one shortish and one longish.

Not much going on at this airport today.  Parking and check in and security were a breeze.
It is a fairly quick trip to see friends.
It’ll be hot, but it’s a … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

It’s the 10th Sunday after Pentecost or else the 19th Ordinary Sunday.
Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during the Holy Mass in fulfillment your of Sunday Obligation? Let us know.
 

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A new take on “lockstep sheep and papist throwbacks”

Some time ago, those who supported the new corrected ICEL translation (e.g. you regular readers) were accused by some angry liberal nutter as being “lockstep sheep and papist throwbacks”.  Of course that was in the days of Pope Benedict reign. … Continue reading

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Eating: a retrospective

I spotted this online:

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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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 email asking for … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

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

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Registration Issue

The blog registration form has been under attack lately.   To deal with this I tried to do something clever.  It didn’t work.  I goofed something up.  It could be that I screwed up some registrations from some of you … Continue reading

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