Category Archives: What Fr. Z is up to

My View For Awhile: Adventure Edition

Off I go again, happily not for conference or speech but for adventure and vacation. Meanwhile, I haven’t said much about the papal voyage. Here’s a comment. This morning a friend alerted me to the fact that Raul Castro gave … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Home again, home again

I was tempted to take a later shuttle to the airport, seeing that 0600 is a tough gig sometimes.  After speaking to a group I’m usually a bit worn out.  That said, I’m glad I came early. This is the … Continue reading

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CHRISTOLOGICAL GOLDFINCH ALERT!

I visited, too briefly, the Cleveland Museum of Art and found several fine examples of the now world-reknowned Christological Goldfinch. But two were different. Often you will see the finch grasped by the little Christ in his hand.  The bird … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Oh Me Oh Oh MY Oh Edition

I’m off again.  This is a two-stager.  The difference in the cost of flights from this city and the next one over was about $700 so I opted to drive a bit.  It complexificates things a little, but the weather … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Mazzucchelli Edition

A priest friend and I are headed to SW Wisconsin to visit churches built by the Dominican missionary Ven Samuel Mazzucchelli. We will aim at Dubuque to see the Cathedral.  The founder, Bp Loras was a friend of St John … Continue reading

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Day 2: Canon Law Conference – VIDEO greetings to you readers from Card. Burke

This video might be hard to view using Chrome. The conference is named also Speculum Iustitiae … “Mirror of Justice”, which is a title given to Our Lady in the Litany. We continue today with a presentation on the … Continue reading

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Day 1: Canon Law Conference (and a video message)

See the video message, for you readers, below! ___ I’ve journeyed to LaCrosse and the magnificent Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe for the annual Speculum Iustitiae conference. Card. Burke organized the conference six years ago.  It is always intellectually … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile & NYC – Day 4: Hot and Sticky Edition

When I headed out for parts north today it was about 95° and really humid.  Add to that black clothing (aka solar panels) It was just about then that a priest friend sent me a photo of himself in his … Continue reading

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NYC – Day 3: 9/11 Memorial

Down the island I went to meet friends for lunch at a favorite place: Veselka. My view for awhile.   I was rewarded with cold borscht.  That’s chopped dill. Ruben. The staff wear shirt with festive beets! Then it’s Uber … Continue reading

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NYC – Day 1: Of Sedes, Sargents, and Sandwiches

I’m happy ensconced in New York City for a few days.   First on the list of things to do: go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I was heading toward the small Van Gogh exhibit of Irises and Roses … Continue reading

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