Category Archives: My View

I read Mass this morning. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I read Mass this morning. No, actually, I sang Mass this morning, but saying “read Mass” is more fun. It annoys liberals.
We have various phrases which means basically the same thing, but with certain nuances. And old-fashioned description of what … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Final Flights Edition

Two more flights to wind up this calendar year. Alas, it has to be one from Orlando. Happily it’s a short hop to the next, and last leg. I think Orlando may be the airport I hate more … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: last trip edition

Off again, hopefully for the last trip of the calendar year!

And boarded…

I’m reading Peter Kwasniewski’s new book. HERE

UPDATE:
Upgraded.

I’m reminded of the big band song from WWII. “You’re 1-A in the Army, but you’re A-1 in my heart!”
UPDATE:
The (Delta) screen is … Continue reading

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In The Wild: motorcycle edition

My new “Zed Head” mags are everywhere.
Here is a photo sent from a reader who found a way to get the image onto his motorcycle helmet.

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Fr. Z to priests going to Rome for the Jan ’16 CCC conference (or other reason)

I have wanted to attend the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy conference in Rome from 5-9 January.  I’m doing travel arrangements right now (and I sure could use some donations for it… I don’t get C.Ed. allowances, etc. … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Sunday Chicken

I was in Paris not long ago and one dish that I didn’t get to have there was Coq au vin. I therefore determined to make some. It has been a while. Since my Sunday night plans opened up, I … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Allons Y Edition

Vacation having come to an end, it’s time to hit the long and dusty. Paris is worth, among other things, another visit.

This is the part I like the least.

UPDATE:
Back in these USA!
Last leg.

It’s short.

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Paris – Day 7: Shells and bones

Today brought better weather. We had a trip to the Bon Marche again, almost like a pilgrimage. But there were various motives I cannot now explicate.
On the way…

And the place itself.  Fascinating.

Did you know that large format wine bottles have … Continue reading

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“Yeu arr teking zee pheud pheuteaux wit yeur zmarty pheun!”

Since I am in Paris, and shoot photos of feud weet ma pheun, I thought I would share again my last encounter with the Inspector from Feb 2014:

Just the other night Inspector Clouseau burst into the restaurant where I was … Continue reading

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PARIS – Day 6: La chasse and prayers and shells

Yesterday one of you readers gave me a good lead on where to find images (probably holy cards or other) of Our Lady of the Clergy in that version I posted.  Since their main store is a few minutes walk … Continue reading

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