Daily Archives: 17 December 2021

Wherein a painting helps Fr. Z drill into the mystery of the Visitation and authentic Active Participation

In the Kunsthistorisches Museum there is a canvas by Josef von Führich depicting the journey of Mary – in haste – over the hills to visit her cousin Elizabeth. This is the Gospel of today’s Mass in the Vetus Ordo, … Read More

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Card. Pell gave a talk at the London Oratory – VIDEO

His Eminence George Card. Pell gave a fascinating and multifaceted talk at the London Oratory recently.  A friend of mine made a video, which he placed on YouTube.   He talks about his experiences. However, at the Q&A time, Damian Thompson … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 363

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Silent Keyboard

I received a note today about the recent passing away of a long-time reader and commentator here (though he hadn’t commented for a while), John C (aka acricketchirps).    His wife wrote: “He was anointed and received the apostolic pardon.” … Read More

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