No, this isn’t in Rome. It is, however, inspired by so much that is British in the news right now. We begin this “Feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary” with strong English Breakfast tea and toast with smear of Patum Peperium (thanks to the readers who sent it).
Take in my Our Lady of Sorrows Project. HERE
And since I’ve been reading around in canon law, and in honor of the inimitable Fr. Hunwicke, the Z-Swag mug features the arms and portrait of The Legislator, Pope Benedict XIV (Lambertini) of happiest memory. Shall we see his like again?
Support the traditional Benedictine monks of Norcia who make wondrous beer.
Here’s a puzzle for your morning brain start.
White to move. Black is threatening mate in one, so you had better find forcing moves and fast!
And just for kicks, which in Latin is “animi caussa“, a friend in Rome sent this… which makes this is a “Rome Shot”.