Category Archives: On the road

DC March for Life 2018 – DAY 1: Paintings and plots

It is a whirlwind jump to DC, but one of my main reasons for coming this year was also to see the exhibition of Vermeer and other Dutch genre painters at the National Gallery.   It did not disappoint.
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My View For Awhile: March For Life 2018 Edition

I’m off to the nation’s capital, where at least one good thing will be accomplished on Friday: the 2018 March For Life.
Among other events, I will probably attend the TLM at St. Mary’s and the customary meet up afterward across … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: “Romani ite domum!” Edition

Time to take my pack and hat and head home.

I haven’t yet offered samplings from this trip.
First, which drink is mine?

And one of these was mine, too.

Ivan Ramen.

Russ & Daughters.

Christmas market.

At the Morgan Library… nice book covers.

Also an exhibit about … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Manhattan Edition

I’m off for a quick trip to Manhattan.

The primary mission on this trip is to attend an annual “O Antiphon” Dinner which has – in part – a motive of appreciation for priests who have helped at Holy Innocents, indeed, … Continue reading

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27 September – Sts Cosmas and Damian – a visit to their tomb in Venice

Today is the Feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian… in the traditional calendar of the Roman Church.  I have a special affection for these saints as they are both my confirmation names.  We get to say their names in the … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Stars and Standards and Home

I am watching the sun rise on this portentous day from the Dreadful Airport of Madrid.

I am also using my spiffy app to see planets and stars.

This is the line up many people have been talking about.   Jupiter and … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 4-5: Beautiful Masses

On Friday evening at Santa Maria sopra Minerva there was a beautiful Mass for which the ministers were of the Institute of Christ the King. There were a great many of the faithful present, including clerics… yes… they belong to the … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 4: TRAVEL VESTMENTS STARTED!

Today I delivered the last of the fabric – Shantung – to Gammarelli for the travel vestments.

The combinations will be:
White (gold trim) & Red (silver)
Black (silver) & Green (silver)
Violet (silver) & Rose (silver)
White (gold) & Blue (silver)
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Rome – Day 3: Summorum Pontificum 10 Years ONWARD!

I’m in the hall at the Angelicum for the day conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum going into effect.
As we start… in one view Martin Mosebach, Cardinals Burke and Müller.

The place is packed.

So we start.

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Rome – Day 2: Stoffa and nonsense

If I am of an early morning out and about, my standard “large” Roman breakfast…

Things you see when walking about.
Lovely little neighborhood Marian shrines.  People take care of them.

I really enjoy the old “don’t be a litter bug” signs from … Continue reading

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