Daily Archives: 7 March 2016

My View For Awhile: Smells (no bells) Edition

Alas I am not in Venice.
As I depart NYC once again, I am happy to have gotten all my errands accomplished. Late flights give me almost a full day.

The trek from the door to LGA via Uber (the driver was … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Today I was an Alter Server at Mass…”

I confess that I initially sent back a terse note to this one: “You are wrong.”   Having Reconsidered, more can be said…
From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Today I was an Alter [sigh] Server at Mass and upon returning home I just wanted to … Continue reading

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NCReg: Interview with Bp. Morlino, the Extraordinary Ordinary

The National Catholic Register has an online interview with Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison (aka The Extraordinary Ordinary).  HERE  They cover a range of topics, mostly touching on liturgical worship.
You might recall that not long ago I posted about … Continue reading

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Priest shortage = self-inflicted wound

My old pastor, the late Msgr. Schuler used to make mordent remarks about the suicidal vocations efforts of the Archdiocese. “They’re like people during a famine who wring their hands and discuss how they are all going to starve to … Continue reading

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NYC Day 3-5: Cooking priests, signs, finches and rock guys

The time in NYC continues.    I had mentioned wine, women and song the other day.  The Wine was about the psykter.  The Women was about the Vigée Le Brun exhibit.  The Song, was about the opera on Friday, Don Pasquale … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 27 – Monday of the 4th Week of Lent: Hands, feet, side

It is Monday of the 4th Week of Lent.
These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.
 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt16/27_lentcazt16.mp3
I provide these podcasts again this year in gratitude to benefactors who help me and … Continue reading

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