Category Archives: What Fr. Z is up to

L.A. Days 1-3: Of Finches, Bites and Libraries

The Octave of Easter is turning out to be a time of visits with friends, meals and monuments (in a wide sense).
Here is a monumental salad, chopped.  Presentation like this is difficult, by the way.

At the Getty, a lovely bit … Continue reading

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Some 2018 Triduum images

Some Triduum images!
Holy Thursday, reposing the Blessed Sacrament.

UPDATE

Stripping the altar.

Good Friday.

I brought my relic of the Holy Cross.

And now the Vigil.

From the live stream, which goes BW in low light.

Exultet.

Lessons.

Litany.

Lots and lots of Baptismal water and I did not spare … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Maternal Edition

Having just returned from a fast assault on Chicago’s fare…

… and to work out details of the portable altar and sacristy for the upcoming pilgrimage, I’m off to the depths of the south.

I’ve been getting texts from Rome since I … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: D. Madison – Candlemas – Purification – Pontifical Mass

A sample of the music.  We had a great choir from Eau Claire.

A few snaps from beautiful Candlemas 2018.

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NYC Days 4-5 and My View For Awhile: ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK!

One of the things I enjoy in NYC is a good bowl of borscht. It pleases in every way, especially in the color.

One of my errands was to La Lame to check on possible fabrics for the Pontifical sent in … Continue reading

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NYC Days 1-3: Slips and sliders

People either like or hate my food posts. Hence, I enjoy posting them.
But first, as I watch what’s going on in the Church right now, two paintings at the MET jumped to my full attention.
First, my necessary entrance hotdog. The … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Debate Edition

I’m on my way to NYC, for errands, fun, meetings and to attend a debate.

UPDATE:
Next leg… running a little behind, but I see that my bag is with me! These text notifications are helpful.

There is a new UBER Protocol in … Continue reading

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My View For A While: Counter March

Time to head home.
Another wonderful Delta experience greeted me at the airport.
First, in my app, all my flights, today’s and future, vanished. That was strange.
Hence, I had to go through the check in process. At least there were not problems … Continue reading

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DC March for Life 2018 – DAY 2: Forward MARCH!

Today before the rally on the mall we grabbed some sandwiches at a nearby cafe and headed out.
Perfect weather.
We parked ourselves near the speakers stand, but also near to a flag from my native place.

It was great to hear Pres. … Continue reading

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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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