Category Archives: My View

My View For Awhile: Shore to Shore Edition

It’s time to leave the shore of Lake Superior for the shore of Lake Michigan.
My flight is from Marquette to Milwaukee, where I will pick up my car and head back to Madison, perhaps after an errand or two.
Before boarding … Continue reading

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My View For While: Yooper Edition

I’m off to another ordination.   This time it is the ordination to the priesthood of one of the frequent commentators here, soon-to-be Fr. Tim Ferguson.   He is, as you might remember, the author of the parody songs I’ve … Continue reading

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Christological well… not quite… Edulcorated Goldfinch Alert!

Long time readers here have seen my shots of Christological Goldfinches from Medieval and Renaissance paintings and statues snapped during my museum visits.
Here is a detail from one I shot in the Louvre a while back by the Master of the … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail

I have received a few more voicemails…
Remember, I don’t call back, but I listen to it.

Greg in Denver says he once called from a hospital 5 years ago.  He wanted this time to thank people for prayers, thank this online community, to say … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Challenger Edition

Time to go home after my ordination trip to KC, MO.

During this trip I saw Bp Robert Finn ordain the son of a friend of many years, who was on the staff of the Catholic Forum in Compuserve, back in … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Tuna Edition

I changed my socks at the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribuition Venue and am now on the way to KC, MO.
The son of a friend of many years is being ordained to the priesthood, Deo volente, tomorrow.
And so I take to … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Jiggity Jig Edition

I completed all my tasks except one and I am on my way home.  
Zipping to the airport we had a couple last sights.
The church in which I was ordained a deacon.
 
This is also where we had the Pontifical Mass … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 5: Galleries and Lessons

This morning I started in the Galleries of the Palace of the Doria Pamphilij. It has been years since my last visit.
I got the audio guide, which was sprinkled through with charming accounts of family history by one of the … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 4: Of turtles and dead mice

Yesterday we wandered around and saw a few churches in the Ghetto part of town.
On the way we visited one of the “Talking Statues”.

And nearby there is one of the fountains set up during the time of … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 3: Sunday edition

This morning I had an important errands to the Augustinianum to finish off a couple things I am working on, then I rambled to Ss. Trinità where there was to be a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool for the Sunday … Continue reading

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