Category Archives: What Fr. Z is up to

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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My View For Awhile: Roads to Rome Edition

I am waiting for my first flight of the new year. Oh joy.

Weather is not good here, but I built in extra time for delays.
Meanwhile, I have pulled up the funeral of the murdered NYPD officer on my phone … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Final Flights Edition

Two more flights to wind up this calendar year. Alas, it has to be one from Orlando. Happily it’s a short hop to the next, and last leg. I think Orlando may be the airport I hate more … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: last trip edition

Off again, hopefully for the last trip of the calendar year!

And boarded…

I’m reading Peter Kwasniewski’s new book. HERE

UPDATE:
Upgraded.

I’m reminded of the big band song from WWII. “You’re 1-A in the Army, but you’re A-1 in my heart!”
UPDATE:
The (Delta) screen is … Continue reading

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Fr. Z to priests going to Rome for the Jan ’16 CCC conference (or other reason)

I have wanted to attend the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy conference in Rome from 5-9 January.  I’m doing travel arrangements right now (and I sure could use some donations for it… I don’t get C.Ed. allowances, etc. … Continue reading

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