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LONDON DAY 4: prints and pain

I’m having trouble with an ear infection that I just can’t shake. Today is pretty blustery, so the cold air is… bracing. At the National Gallery I got a good quality print of a painting by Murillo which I have … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 4: pies and paintings

Lunch was a simple steak and ale pie, with chips. When done properly, they are quite satisfying. I went to the Lamb and Flag for this one. Who could ever tire of the National Gallery?   A painting by Salvator … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 2: dumplings and Turner

Lunch is Dim Sum!   The buns, above, were light an fluffy.  Not at all as they usually are, that is, something meant for stopping a hole in a dike. Now off to the Tate to see some Turner! UPDATE: … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 1: “Blognic”? After the 6:30 Mass?

Several people have written about meeting up with me while I am in London (which is only for a few days). I don’t know if people regularly go to The Coal Hole after the 6:30 PM Mass at Corpus Christi … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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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