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Rome – Day 2: Mozarabic Edition

This morning I was back in the library for another round. I think one more morning out to do it for me. Meanwhile, on my way to meet folks for lunch I went by a favorite bookstore. You never know … Continue reading

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Rome Day 1: The Stacks

I am in Rome for some research.  Happily I’ll meet with friends too. Last night we went for some supper… as one does. A view during the stroll home. This morning I walked by two of the famous “Talking Statues”. … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Cisalpine Edition

I’m on my way to FCO from ORY. This afternoon, Mass at SS. Trinità and then a serious Roman supper. Then the work begins. UPDATE: Arrived.   Traffic was chaos at the Porta Capena and there is a demonstration at … Continue reading

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Paris: Day 5 – Churches and paintings

This morning took us to Saint Etienne-du-mont to visit the church and venerate the tomb (alas, missing most of its borrower), St. Genevieve. Here you will also find the grave of Pascal and of Racine. Who wants to do the … Continue reading

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Paris: Day 2 – Chartres and a new clerical style?

I’ve barely been online all day. What a change. Today we went to Chartres. I have great memories of this place, which intimately tied with my personal history. Great controversy surrounds the cleaning of the interior. People will ask me … Continue reading

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Paris: Day 1 – Of surf and turf

The flight was uneventful and on time.  I used the wonderful Uber to get from the airport to town for only €35. We had variations on “surf and turf” starting with terrine and snails. On to sole meunière and steak … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Research Edition

UPDATE: Check the comments for a Ham Radio comment. I’m off to do some research on a couple topics. It’s sort of weird to have been 19/52 on the upgrade list. But the plane is jammed with roadwarriors. I don’t … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail or ¡Hagan lío!

I get interesting voice mail. Remember, I don’t call back, but I listen to it. To the woman in South Africa: Unfortunately, I couldn’t understand most of what you said, because of the poor audio quality the voice mail. It … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail or ¡Hagan lío! & ASK FATHER: Date of Easter in Holy Land

I get interesting voice mail. Remember, I don’t call back, but I listen to it. To the lady in S. Texas: By all means write to Card. Müller! If they determine that it is a matter for the Congregation for … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail or ¡Hagan lío!

I have recently received some voice mails from these USA and the UK.  I enjoy getting voice mail.  I don’t return calls, but I do get your messages. Front Royal, VA – To the guy who suggested approval of polyandry… … Continue reading

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