A necessity to fraternise with the Society priests at the Priory on weekday evenings between supper and Compline, I wanted something a bit more practical than my huge (genuine) calabash pipe. [I do not smoke tobacco in any other form, especially cigarettes and even cigars. But I do enjoy the occasional bowl.] Correction (3:28PM EST): […]
What a wonderful evening with the priests of St. Thomas More Priory! Bordeaux wine (my treat), Islay scotch whisky, pipe smoking, fine cheeses and crisps, and especially intelligent conversation. I will be a regular. Such hospitality!
Church was an all day affair today. After Holy Mass, there was the children’s All Saints’ Day pageant and a picnic. I brought quality wine to share — and stemware worthy of it — much to the people’s delight (last year was supermarket “wine” and silly glasses). After good conversation and judicious drinking came Solemn […]