Monthly Archives: April 2007

Pope Benedict future USA trip?

It may be that some time in the future, His Holiness will travel to the USA.  The terms are still quite vague, however:
VATICAN CITY, APR 27, 2007 (VIS) – Yesterday afternoon, Holy … Continue reading

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Sabine Supper

Tonight as the sun set I began my supper prep.
Black Angus bone-in rib eye grilled in lemon and first press olive oil.
Sweet corn from Florida.
Mixed greens with homemade Green Godess dressing.
2002 Tobias Zinfandel.
"An all new episode of Smallville." 
Followed by… … Continue reading

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A down day

Fighting exhaustion, I needed a day to rest.
Nothing’s wrong.  Just tired.
Back at the Sabine Farm for a couple days before returning to Rome.

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Interview with Archbp. Ranjith on the Exhortation

There is an nterview available through UCANews.  Gerard O’Connell interviews H.E. Archbishop Malcolm Ranjith speaking about the post-Synodal Exhortation Sacramentum caritatis of His Holiness.
It concerns especially the Exhortation and Asia.  There is a mention of the now famously correction par. … Continue reading

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"The…….hills are aliiiiiiive…..  "

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24 April: The Myrophorae

After "beeka Amerikana brekafasta" I tore off another sheet of my Vatican curial calendar (yes, the Sabine Farm has that too), to find that today is the feast of the Myrophorae. 
Thus, I flipped open my 2004 Martyrologium Romanum (yes… … Continue reading

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New Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis

John Clayton Niestedt, who was Bishop in New Ulm, is the new Coadjutor Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis. 
Il Papa ha nominato Arcivescovo Coadiutore di Saint Paul and … Continue reading

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This entry comes to you from…

… The Sabine Farm!
I just flew in from Rome and… boy, are my arms tired!
Tomorrow, chores include an oil change for the car, sorting several months of mail, and a haircut before driving to St. Paul for the funeral of … Continue reading

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On my way!

By the time this posts, I will be en route to Fiumicino for my flight to the USA.  Kindly say a prayer that everything goes smoothly.

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