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PARIS – Day 6: La chasse and prayers and shells

Yesterday one of you readers gave me a good lead on where to find images (probably holy cards or other) of Our Lady of the Clergy in that version I posted.  Since their main store is a few minutes walk … Continue reading

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PARIS – Day 5: Miraculous Edition

Pro sacerdote vel laico
O Mater pietatis et misericordiae, beatissima Virgo Maria, ego miser et indignus peccator ad te confugio toto corde et affectu; et precor pietatem tuam, ut, sicut dulcissimo Filio tuo in Cruce pendenti astitisti, ita et mihi, misero … Continue reading

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PARIS – Day 4: Le déjeuner sur le Musée d’Orsay

I don’t have many pics to show of what I did pretty much all day, which was slowly work my way through the Musée d’Orsay… for hours.
I saw pretty much everything that I needed to see.

We couldn’t take photos, however. … Continue reading

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PARIS – Day 3: Winged Edition

Today I am wallowing amongst the treasures of the Louvre. I haven’t been here for years.
Seeing the Winged Victory from afar and up close remains the memory of a whole lifetime.

This is the angle at which she was meant to … Continue reading

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22 Jan 2015 – Washington DC – Pontifical Mass for Nellie Gray, March for Life

You may recall that a few years ago The Paulus Institute sponsored a magnificent Pontifical Mass at the Throne in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC.  Bp. Slattery of Tulsa was the celebrant for the Mass, which … Continue reading

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PARIS – Day 1 & 2: at a snail’s pace

My flight was on time, but that of my friends (hosts, actually) was delayed, so I made my way into the city and then, to stay awake, took a walk. I am in the 6th, so I headed over to … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: R&R trip

I am at the airport awaiting the first leg of a trip to a destination. I won’t have to “work” there. This is for fun. And it is a place I haven’t been to for quite a … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile – Heading Home Edition

First, my I say that I dislike airports?
Last night I met friends for a session of the Society for the Preservation of Chinese Restaurants In Rome. It had been a while since we had convoked the SPCRR. We inducted … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 10: Last Day

We had Mass for the pilgrimage group last night at St. Cecilia and then had supper at a humble spot in Trastevere. It wasn’t much, as far as the food scene is concerned but it was a slice of life … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 9: Caravaggio and Tramezzini and Uccelli

This mornings breakfast of champions. You can’t always have a cornetto. Pizza bianca and mortadella. Yum. Just enough salt.

It was time to look for those time pieces.  Off I went to Santa Maria degli Angeli, built into the ruins of … Continue reading

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