Category Archives: My View

Card. Caffarra – RIP

His Eminence Carlo Card. Caffarra has died.  He is the second of the Four Cardinals of the Five Dubia to have gone to the Lord – in two months – without having read answers from Pope Francis. And then there were two. … Continue reading

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Fr. Z heading to Rome for Summorum Pontificum, also asks for input

A few items as the Labor Day weekend winds to a close. First, I will be in Rome for the Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage. I’m only there for a week and I will be REALLY BUSY for a lot of it. … Continue reading

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Pres. Trump proclaims Sunday, 3 Sept a National Day of Prayer

Pres. Trump issued a proclamation that Sunday 3 September should be a National Day of Prayer Texas and for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent Rescue, Relief and Recovery effort. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF … Continue reading

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NYC Day 3-4: Noodle Bliss, Trim & My View For Awhile

The all too brief Gotham jaunt continued. After my breakfast of champions I made another foray to the Met. I’ve seen most of the older European collection so often that many of the paintings now greet me by name.  Hence, … Continue reading

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NYC Day 1-2: Delivery and Determination

The city is beautiful right now, clear blue skies and mild temperatures.  Couldn’t be better. Yesterday, after settling in, I ran to the Morgan Library.  There are exhibits now on Henry David Thoreau.  It seems that the Morgan has just … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Challenge Coin Chapter Edition

I’m off to deliver a challenge coin to the guys who pushed me over the edge finally to have mine made. I’m tardy in the exchange but it’ll happen in the next couple of days. Meanwhile my bag my been … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Post Syzygy

MCI is a madhouse.  Many people have some sort of eclipse commemorating shirt. I was supposed to do a radio slot with Drew Mariani but in the chaos it didn’t work. We had some clouds but mangaged to see some … Continue reading

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Getting up to date in Kansas City

This morning I had Holy Mass at St. Philippine Duschesne which is run by the FSSP. I thought it was to be a Sung Mass, but it turned out to be Solemn, which was a treat. Here are a few … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Here goes the Sun Edition

I’m on my way to the path of the much anticipated shadow of your planet’s largest satellite. There is a lovely sight in the sky this morning directly in the East.   The Moon has lots of Earthshine and Venus … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Homeward

I’ve had enough heat for the time being.  Time to go. At the airport TSA gave my bag their special attention (as I looked on) with all manner of care for restoring some decent order… not.   Thanks for that. … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news for the readership?   It’s Monday, and we all need some. For my part, Delta finely managed to produce my luggage… at 1:30 AM.  It only took them 5 hours to get it here … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: ORDEAL WITH @DELTA

Now for a couple of flights, one shortish and one longish. Not much going on at this airport today.  Parking and check in and security were a breeze. It is a fairly quick trip to see friends. It’ll be hot, … Continue reading

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BOOKS: My recent and future reads

Here are some titles I’ve gotten into lately. First, this – from my Kindle wishlist – arrived from reader today and I have already started. The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left by Dinesh D’Souza US … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Northward Bound

Time to head home. In other words, it’s time for another bout with Delta. On my computer screen in that photo, is the text of a comment posted under my last travel post extravagantly defending Delta!  HERE.   To which … Continue reading

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NLM: Useful study of creation of the Novus Ordo Lectionary

Have you followed the tennis match back and forth that has resulted since Card. Sarah’s suggestion in La Nef that the Extraordinary and the Ordinary Forms of Mass should have a coordinated Lectionary? Some were cool about that suggestion and … Continue reading

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