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My View For Awhile: meandering towards Rome

It isn’t much like the Via Francigena.

As help for the trip my mom sent me some money.

I miss Lire.
UPDATE:
On the ground. I said I was meandering, after all. It is cold in Gotham, and windy, but … Continue reading

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Rome update

I am in Rome, as some will recall.
Since the end of the pilgrimage I have been doing as much nothing as possible. Alas, a lot of nothing is not possible, so I do as much nothing as possible.
Here, … Continue reading

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ROME Day 4: Raphael, ravioli and so forth

Today began with a private tour of the Vatican Museum. A friend of many years was our guide. It was the first time I had ever seen him at work. Brilliant. I even learned a few things.
Some shots for flavor.

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ROME: Day 3 – audience, palaces… you know… the usual

The pilgrimage group attended the papal audience today. Nothing special to report about that other than the atypically dreadful weather.
Lunch is at a place on the Gianicolo called “Scarpone”. It has been a favorite for years and it has the … Continue reading

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ROME: Day 1 – arrival, Mass for benefactors, and something to eat

The flight was mercifully uneventful. I was, however, able to buy some outward bound marines a drink on the plane.
A shot from the cab on the way into town while we were stuck at a light.

Having checked in at the … Continue reading

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My View For A While

I’ll be off to Rome in a bit. I ran into a pair of becassocked clerics who greeted me. One if them is going to Rome for the first time.

UPDATE:
The is a dog… at least one dog on board.
I … Continue reading

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ROME: Sacra Liturgia Conference – Day 2 – Part Duh… errrr… Deux

Lots of French this afternoon at the Sacred Liturgy conference. I follow French well but… with the jet lag and the first topic… damn! I had to walk around and find coffee for to stay wakeful. And I find lots … Continue reading

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ROME: Sacra Liturgia Conference – Day 2

Day 2 of the Sacred Liturgy conference in Rome is underway.
The first talk this morning was by Gabriel Steinschulte on sacred liturgical music. He is the nephew of the late, great Msgr. Johannes Overath (a friend and colleague of my … Continue reading

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Remember that horrid bronze statue of John Paul II in Rome? UPDATE!

Remember the gawdawful bronze statue of John Paul II in front of Rome’s Stazione Termini that was unveiled some time back?  Public outcry and a sense of humanity required a revision.
What it looked like:

We were not sure who it was, but … Continue reading

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Supper in the Borgo

Some supper, with a friend, in the Borgo:

Tomorrow will be a long day!

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