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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”.
  
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Pope Francis and U.S. style capitalism

From Deseret News:
NEW YORK — The Rev. Martin Schlag is a trained economist as well as a Catholic moral theologian, and when he first read some of Pope Francis’ powerful critiques of the current free market system he had the … Continue reading

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Fishwrap is afraid of the “Credo” priests letter

Michael Sean Winters at the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) is upset that over 800 priests and some bishops signed a letter asking that traditional Catholic doctrine be upheld at the next Synod of Bishops.
It’s strange simply to write that.
I … Continue reading

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Paris: Day 4  – Bonnard

There is an incredible exhibit at the Musée D’Orsay of Pierre Bonnard.  
  
The exhibit nearly did me in.  There were pieces from all over the world, but photos were only possible of those from Paris.  I’ll have to share later, … Continue reading

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Paris: Day 3 – Water lilies and chicken

As one does, we had a stroll in the Tuileries Garden.

 
Chestnuts are blooming.

We went to the Orangeries to see some Monet, the monumental water lily and pond panels from 1927, in two oval rooms that represent infinity.

I didn’t realize that … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard this Sunday?
What was it?

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard this Sunday?
What was it?

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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 … 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 sounds like … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Supper For The Promotion of Clericalism

It’s spring, and time for a Supper For The Promotion of Clericalism, in other words, no lay people allowed.  I am in favor of clericalism… the way I define it.  HERE
In less provocative terms, I’m having 7 priests over for … Continue reading

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