Category Archives: On the road

Rome – Day 10: Last Day

We had Mass for the pilgrimage group last night at St. Cecilia and then had supper at a humble spot in Trastevere. It wasn’t much, as far as the food scene is concerned but it was a slice of life … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 9: Caravaggio and Tramezzini and Uccelli

This mornings breakfast of champions. You can’t always have a cornetto. Pizza bianca and mortadella. Yum. Just enough salt.

It was time to look for those time pieces.  Off I went to Santa Maria degli Angeli, built into the ruins of … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 8: INTESTINES!

UPDATE:
Tomorrow, Wed 29 October, I’ll be saying Mass in the crypt at Santa Cecilia in Trastevere. Perhaps if there are a few people in Rome who would like to attend with our pilgrimage group, you’d be welcome. FWIW.
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It’s the … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 7: Umbrian Edition

We had Mass this morning, with the pilgrims, a votive Mass of the Holy Trinity, at Ss Trinità dei Pelegrini, which seemed fitting.
Then we found our bus for Orvieto!
My View For Awhile:

UPDATE
Samples.
I’ve been here quite a few times, but it … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 6: “FALL BACK!” Edition – REQUEST FOR PRAYERS

In Rome, where I am right now, we set our clocks back now, 25/26 October.
Therefore, I get an extra hour of sleep which I am obviously not having, because I am posting this.
This “fall back” change isn’t such a big … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 5: Procession, Pontifical Mass at St Peter’s #SumPont2014

The Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage continues today with the procession to San Pietro from San Lorenzo in Damaso.
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Some images.

 

Card. Burke did show, today.  He did not have even the slightest hint of flu, Argentinian or other.

Before Mass, messages … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 4: No Show Edition

I have been running uninteresting errands… except for one.
As you may know the Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage is underway.
Card. Pell was to be celebrant at Ss. Trinità.
Card. Pell is ill. Some wags here are suggesting that he has “Argentine Flu”.
His Eminence’s … Continue reading

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ROME – Day 3: Vestments, cont. Other stuff.

This morning we had Mass at Ss. Trinità dei Pellegrini, the FSSP parish.  They are always welcoming and helpful when priests want to say Mass.
I like the way the amices are done here.  The ribbons can be removed easily, for … Continue reading

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ROME – Day 2: Vestments edition

This morning the group went off to the Audience and some time in the Museum, both of which I passed.
On my way to meet a priest friend at Gammarelli I stopped at Sant’Eustachio.  Just a nice view, inside a Roman … Continue reading

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ROMA – Day 1: Hitting the ground running

Here we are again.

I arrived in time for rush hour.
The flight was uneventful, which is how I like them.

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