Monthly Archives: February 2011

I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now…

Another photo from my archives: I love these kinds of clouds!

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With God, all is possible – our salvation included

Homily for Feb. 28, Sunday of the VIII Week in Ordinary Time, year AClick on the triangle above to listen, or click here to download the MP3 audio file. This past week I was at home with my family for … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abundance

Here is my response to the weekly photo challenge. It’s another photo pulled up out of my as-of-yet unprocessed photos from my sabbatical in Ireland and Switzerland last year. This is a hotel (as seen from a moving train) in … Continue reading

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Last sight for dying eyes

Another photo (actually, several merged into one high dynamic range image) pulled out of my archives from my trip to Switzerland last year, and processed in my favorite apps: Photomatix, Qtpfsgui, and the GIMP. Apparently, this little room was used … Continue reading

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From darkness to light… or vice versa?

I had another nice vacation day today, visiting a friend in Boston whom I haven’t seen in ten years. We used to go to museums and historical sites together in Rome, and today we picked up where we left off … Continue reading

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“Post-a-day” for today

I had a nice vacation day today. I took (and processed) photos of the stained glass windows at a synagogue for their publications, and had lunch with a priest friend who is also in the process of joining a diocese. … Continue reading

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Catholic Science Fiction?

For as long as I can remember having read books, I have enjoyed science fiction. This is no surprise; my brother and I read what we saw my parents reading and what they had on the shelf, and a good … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger… Hidden Housecat

It’s nice to be on vacation! I can do things that take time without having to rush – like celebrating my private Mass today in the Extraordinary Form of the Latin Rite. It definitely takes longer, but I get a … Continue reading

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Winter Vacation

After a rather busy winter, I’m taking a week of much-needed vacation. No, I’m not going to Florida, or California, or anywhere else with warm weather and tourist attractions; I am spending the week with my parents in Connecticut, and … Continue reading

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Warming up for the race of Lent

Homily for Septuagesima Sunday (in the Extraordinary Form of the Latin Rite) Today is Septuagesima Sunday, the beginning of our preparation for the season of Lent. It is the first time that I have ever celebrated this feast, since I’ve … Continue reading

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