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NYC EXILE – DAY 1: Of Pyrrhic Victories and Choirs from Nebraska

Yesterday was as beautiful a day as I would have hoped for. Sunny, not to hot, and with a breeze. Delightful. Though the roof as I Ubered in. Having settled it, the first item on the list, on the way … Continue reading

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A Sunday afternoon riff on salty bread and Chinese noodles

I am enjoying a break in my evening for a bit of frivolous entertainment. I was going to watch Bladerunner, but opted for something considerably lighter. However, in a moment of post-modern self-conscious connection-making I’ll make a connection between this … Continue reading

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SSPX German District Superior: “If Rome now calls us back out of exile…”

In the April Mitteilungsblatt (newsletter) of the SSPX in Germany, the District Superior (former Superior General) of the SSPX, Fr. Franz Schmidberger, wrote: […] Wenn Rom uns nun aus dem Exil zurückruft, in das wir 1975 mit der Aberkennung der Approbation … Continue reading

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Where the bread is salty

Dante perfectly, precisely captured the inner disorientation of the exile when he wrote of a place where "the bread is salty and the steps are hard to climb". Tasting salty bread was a reminder that he wasn’t in Florence. Climbing … Continue reading

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