It was so nice not to drive at all yester-day; instead, I took the bus into the city and wandered about. I paid a visit to St Benedict's, Broadway, in the late morning before yum cha for lunch; in the afternoon, I caught up with Fr Terence prior to his weekly 4 pm Mass in the Cathedral, which was followed shortly thereafter by Vespers in Gregorian chant (new rite), sung by twelve choristers. I must say, the polyphonic Magnificat was magnificent, and the chanting was very impressive. I ran into no fewer than three other priests whom I know that afternoon, and have resolved to come back up to Sydney for a long weekend in the near future; as was said once of wicked Corinth, "I have many friends in that city".
Automobile Section of the Vatican Museums
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