Daily Archives: 21 June 2009

“Prolong, prolong that tide of song, O leafy nightingale and thrush!”

I love this time of year, with the long lingering evenings, especially with a breeze soughing in the leaves and friends for a supper.
I am in New York City at the moment, and there is little here of the blackcap, … Continue reading

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Humbling experience

I went to the Morgan Library tonight.
There is wonderful exhibit there of illuminated Medieval manuscripts. I went on the recommendation of a nice fellow who gave me a ride into town from LaGuardia.
Stunning.
In the new acquisitions exhibit, … Continue reading

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a stroll

I do enjoy a nice Flatiron Building once in a while.

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Thanks from Fr. Z

A few of you have used the donation button recently.  I have been a bit busy and haven’t had the chance to catch up on all my e-mail and send notes.  If I have missed anyone, please accept my expression … Continue reading

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The Roman College Cassocks

My friend John Sonnen at Orbis Catholicus has a great photo of some men in the cassock of the Scots College in Rome.

This is something which much be revived in Rome: the college cassocks.
Here is another of John’s shots of … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day to fathers of families and also to priests!

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12th Sunday of Ordinary Time – sermon

I am at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Manhattan right now.  The pastor, Fr. Murray, kindly asked me to preach today.  
The notice was short, so this is about as close to an extemporaneous sermon as I might give … Continue reading

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NYC – Our Savior

I am at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Manhattan for a few days.
Yesterday I participated at a fine conference on the Sacred Heart at Our Savior on Park and 38th.   The church is very striking.  Here are a couple … Continue reading

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