Daily Archives: 17 January 2006

“Versus Populum”

They have lied in the chapel and schoolhall.
They have practiced a terrible fraud.
For the priests have not turned to the people:
They instead turned their backs on their God. Continue reading

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I suppose now we will need a “Zheng He Day” too

“This chart is drawn by Mo Yi Tong, a subject of the Qing Dynasty, in the year of Qianlong (1763), by imitating a world chart of 1418 (Ming Dynasty).” Continue reading

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Roll Clouds

There is a wonderful site called Astronomy Pic of the Day. On 17 January there is a wonderful photo of a roll cloud. I shot a photo of what I think must have been a roll cloud some time ago, rolling toward St. Peter’s Basilica. You decide. Continue reading

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17 January: S. Antonio Abate

St. Anthony Abbot – Metropolitan Museum of Art Once upon a time in Velletri, the main city of of the Suburbicarian Diocese of Velletri-Segni, at the Church of St. Anthony the Abbot, I did on this day stand outside the … Continue reading

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