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LONDON DAY 4: prints and pain

I’m having trouble with an ear infection that I just can’t shake. Today is pretty blustery, so the cold air is… bracing.
At the National Gallery I got a good quality print of a painting by Murillo which I have … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 4: pies and paintings

Lunch was a simple steak and ale pie, with chips. When done properly, they are quite satisfying. I went to the Lamb and Flag for this one.

Who could ever tire of the National Gallery?   A painting by Salvator Rosa … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 2: dumplings and Turner

Lunch is Dim Sum!

 
The buns, above, were light an fluffy.  Not at all as they usually are, that is, something meant for stopping a hole in a dike.
Now off to the Tate to see some Turner!
UPDATE:
I couldn’t take photos in … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 1: “Blognic”? After the 6:30 Mass?

Several people have written about meeting up with me while I am in London (which is only for a few days).
I don’t know if people regularly go to The Coal Hole after the 6:30 PM Mass at Corpus Christi on … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Blighty Edition (and an appeal)

See my UPDATE, below.
Farewell to Rome.

Off again. It must be 90F on the plane.

 
UPDATE:
Our flight to London suffered some delay but I made it.

I met some folks and the first thing we did was find three glass of the cherry … Continue reading

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22 Jan: Pontifical Mass (TLM) after March for Life!

On Thursday, 22 January in Washington DC, at 4:00 PM, after the March For Life, there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool celebrated by His Excellency Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield in Illinois.
Mass is scheduled … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 4: priests and other bottom feeders

I had a lot to do in Rome today, many errands. I won’t bore you with them. Most of you want to know what I ate, anyway. I made breakfast in my own place: eggs over easy with prosciutto in … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 3: Conference continues

The Confraternity of Catholic Clergy conferences continueth.
Today we have as our speaker His Excellency Most Reverend Augustine DiNoia, OP. He is speaking on … wait for it… priesthood. He is a gifted teacher.

UPDATE
The talk about priesthood we just heard was … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 2: CCC Edition

The was a beautiful Mass at the FSSP church today, a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool, Palestrina’s Missa Papae Marcelli.
Some of the Family of the Immaculate there in choro.

And now lunch.
Coratella

Carbonara

Coniglio

UPDATE
The Confraternity of Catholic Clergy (CCC) is meeting. Card. Pell is addressing … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 1: Jet Lag

I am on the ground at FCO. On the way down we had some splendid mountains and at the end a nice view of the ruins of ancient Ostia. Alas I didn’t have my camera ready early enough for a … Continue reading

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