Nothing so good as having a pint or two or maybe more with a Catholic friend, and discussing all the worries of the Church and the world... and then, cold pizza and some science fiction on television at home afterward. It put me much in mind of happy days with friends and drinking companions back in Perth, and bodes well for settling back into Tasmania. (Speaking of which, that which we imbibed - the local Boag's Wizard Smith English Ale - is to be recommended. A chocolatier here in town even makes chocolates infused with it.)
As Belloc put it,
Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine,There's always laughter and good red wine.At least I've always found it so.Benedicamus Domino!
Now, I must see about Vespers...