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Brick By Brick in Paris

I received a great note from a brand new French priest, ordained for the mighty city of Paris on the great Feast of St. John the Baptist.   He sent links for the video of his ordination in the Cathedral … Continue reading

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PARIS: Notre Dame Terror Suspect Engaged To Murderer of Fr. Hamel

This is interesting.
Remember, this is coming your way wherever you are.
From Sky News:
Paris Terror Plot Suspect Was Engaged To Priest Killer
A woman accused of plotting a Paris rail station bombing was legedly linked to a man behind a deadly church … Continue reading

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Paris Police quash protest over church demolition

The day after the funeral of Fr. Jacques Hamel, slain at the altar by Islamic terrorists, police storm a church in Paris, destined for demolition, and drag out the protesters.  Find the story HERE.

St. Rita is in the 15th.

“I think … Continue reading

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Prayers for the dead and wounded and – God help them – hostages in Paris

Prayers for the dead and wounded and God help them – hostages in Paris and friends and families of the same.
Ce soir nous sommes tous Français.
Coordinated attacks by terrorists at multiple locations in Paris may be something along the lines of … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Cisalpine Edition

I’m on my way to FCO from ORY.

This afternoon, Mass at SS. Trinità and then a serious Roman supper.
Then the work begins.

UPDATE:
Arrived.

 
Traffic was chaos at the Porta Capena and there is a demonstration at P.za Santi Apostoli… situation normal.   … Continue reading

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Paris: Day 5 – Churches and paintings

This morning took us to Saint Etienne-du-mont to visit the church and venerate the tomb (alas, missing most of its borrower), St. Genevieve.

Here you will also find the grave of Pascal and of Racine.
Who wants to do the perfect, and … 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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Paris: Day 1 – Of surf and turf

The flight was uneventful and on time.  I used the wonderful Uber to get from the airport to town for only €35.
We had variations on “surf and turf” starting with terrine and snails.

On to sole meunière and steak tartare.

Yum.

The view.

 
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PARIS – Day 4: Le déjeuner sur le Musée d’Orsay

I don’t have many pics to show of what I did pretty much all day, which was slowly work my way through the Musée d’Orsay… for hours.
I saw pretty much everything that I needed to see.

We couldn’t take photos, however. … Continue reading

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PARIS – Day 1 & 2: at a snail’s pace

My flight was on time, but that of my friends (hosts, actually) was delayed, so I made my way into the city and then, to stay awake, took a walk. I am in the 6th, so I headed over to … Continue reading

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Notre-Dame de Paris to change its bells!

From The Guardian:
 
Ding dang … Notre Dame moves to scrap out-of-tune bells
Paris cathedral’s move to replace its old bells with new ones for its 850th anniversary fails to chime with heritage lobby
Their names sound pretty enough – Angélique-Françoise, Antoinette-Charlotte, Hyacinthe-Jeanne … Continue reading

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Te Deum

A biretta tip   o{]:¬)  to Jeffrey Tucker over at The Chant Cafe.
Here is a version of the Te Deum.  It is  the Maîtrise of Notre-Dame in Paris (I have the CD).
If you have headphones on, you will want to turn … Continue reading

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Problem over Paris Pork Party

I suspect that, with the growing tensions, there will be some open conflicts soon.
This from Reuters with a biretta tip to Sancte Pater:
Paris bans open-air “sausage & wine party” over Muslim concerns
By Laure Bretton
PARIS (Reuters) – A giant "sausage and … Continue reading

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