I had lunch today with a Dominican from a traditional community in France.

We spoke about the corona, and the communities of religious who still maintain it.

A different sort of corona…

APOD show the total eclipse last week, compliments of God and a view from Asia.

About Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Fr. Z is the guy who runs this blog. o{]:¬)
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  1. Phil_NL says:

    I suspected you referred to a tonsure, but wasn’t 100% sure. So I looked it up, and surely, the tonsure was mentioned. But surprise! The dictionary came up with another ecclesiastical use as well – and I’m sure there will be one or two readers here who’d be interested in that tidbit, so here goes:


    9. the tonsure of a cleric.
    10. Ecclesiastical. a gold-colored stripe around the lower edge of a clerical headdress, as of a miter.

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