Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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VIDEO: The Chapel Veil

A nice young lady sent me a note and link to a video.
Dear Fr. Z,
I am entering my sophomore year at Christendom College, and I recently made an 8 minute video on the chapel veil to explain why women wear … Continue reading

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First, help each other out with your prayers:
STUDENTS, PARENTS: Text Books, Back To School, and You

MOVIE – When The Game Stands Tall – ACTION ITEM! [!]
WDTPRS 21st Ordinary Sunday: the smoke of Satan v. invisible love [useful]
Pope calls family … Continue reading

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If you are anywhere near Manhattan…
I received this by email:
Tonight (August 22nd, 2014), after the 6pm traditional Mass at the Church of the Holy Innocents, there will be another prayer vigil for the Christians in Iraq and Syria.
We already had … Continue reading

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A note to bloggers and to those who register

First, to registrants:
Because my registration form and combox are under constant assault by spammers, I use the “About You” field in the registration form to sort out potential problems.  Use that form and demonstrate that you aren’t a spammer.  It … Continue reading

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American journalist beheaded by members of Religion of Peace

I think it is pretty much certain now that Islamic terrorists of ISIS murdered an American journalist, James Foley, by beheading him.
From BBC:
Islamist militants ‘kill reporter James Foley on video’
The militants said the killing was revenge for US air strikes … Continue reading

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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 or two which you remember from the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass?
Let us know.
For my part, for this 10th Sunday after Pentecost, spoke briefly about our need not to be presumptuous about our … Continue reading

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Bourbon country…

I am I Louisville, ground zero of Bourbon, which is so much more than just a great breakfast drink.
Today I gave two talks today on matters liturgical, spiritual, ecclesiological. The day is sponsored by Juventutem.
What a beautiful church is St … Continue reading

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LCWR continues to deflect inquiries about sexual abuse by nuns

The LCWR meeting is underway in Nashville!  And I am not there, because they rejected me after I applied for credentials.
Where’s the transparency?
The Fishwrap is even concerned about their stonewalling.  HERE
But wait!  There’s more!
Also in Fishwrap (aka the National Schismatic Reporter) … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

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

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