Category Archives: SESSIUNCULA

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

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Photo by The Great Roman™ UPDATE: Thanks MCS, EW, BP, JW  

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes: 14th Sunday after Pentecost (22nd Ordinary – N.O.)

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday (obligation or none), either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to … Read More

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29 August – Feast of the “cancellation” of St. John the Baptist

Today is the feast of the Beheading of John the Baptist. I have always considered this (also) my name day, and in so many ways it is more appropriate for me than the Nativity of John in June. And since … Read More

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In 2005 the bones of St. Augustine were brought to Rome from Pavia to the Church of St. Augustine, where there is also the tomb of Augustine’s mother, Monica. It was the first time in 1617 years that they had … Read More

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Cri de coeur – “Pape Benoît, intervenez pour nous!”

This came from a friend in France.  While I warmly endorse the sentiment, I’m afraid this might be overly optimistic, that Benedict would intercede with Francis.  That Francis would even bother to listen even if he did!   He’d probably order … Read More

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CAPTION: St. Ann: “Enough playing with the Holy Spirit now, time for your bath, and mommy still has to pray her psalms” – Mary: “Obey your granny.” Photo by The Great Roman™ BTW… The Great Roman™ and I had a … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes: 13th Sunday after Pentecost (21st Ordinary – N.O.)

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday (obligation or none), either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to … Read More

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PRAYERS FOR CARD. BURKE – Updated

UPDATE 17 August 2021: Renew prayers and offer penances for Card. Burke, who is doing poorly. I have confirmation from two other sources of what someone who knows the family passed on: H.E. is at a critical point with pneumonia. … Read More

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