Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Cardinal Pell in Rome

Thanks to the Coo-ees for alerting me to these piccies of Cardinal Pell at the FSSP's Church in Rome on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception (whose parish priest is Australian Fr Kramer), from Orbis Catholicus!

Now I know some down-under have a bit of an allergy to lace, but I like it in a liturgical context (I don't personally own any lace beyond a mantilla!); somehow the very unexpectedness of it makes the wearer look very manly. So get a load of this:

I'm assuming that the white biretta is for a Norbertine:

1 comment:

Joshua said...

And it's so good to see Fr Mark Withoos, of Melbourne, who was ordained by then-Archbishop Pell, resplendent as deacon...