I’m off again to give a talk at a parish to kick off their series for the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima.
One connection today. I’ll ask a prayer for smooth travels without glitches so that I get there on schedule: the event is tonight.
The other day I posted about the … difficult child on the 10 hour flight from Rome. By way of contrast, in the gate area today a young dad was walking about with his little stupor munro, whom I had seen a few minutes before just walking with lot’s of concentration and unsure feet (age?). Anyway dad walked with child at high port, as the kid’s limbs and head bounced with absolute relaxation. Then he? she? began to laugh. It cracked up the entire gate area. Laugh laugh laugh in all possible modulations. Bounce laugh bounce laugh.
I wonder if the pilot or corporate decides what music is played as we board. This morning it’s “Goooood bye, Ruuuuby Tuesday, who could hang a name on you?”. A bit unusual.
Tools of travel.
I’m reading Saverio Gaeta’s book about Fatima. He carefully picks apart all the existing data about the publication of the “Third Secret”, lays it all out. Inter alia, Card. Bertone doesn’t come out of this looking very good – so far. But we knew that already, didn’t we.
An example of how Gaeta presents data: