Monthly Archives: May 2012

Your searches on the Web

A special page is available to me to see what some visitors typed into a search engine to find this blog. The most frequent is the title my readers know – As the sun in its orb. I have said … Continue reading

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An excellent paper on liturgical pluralism

I recommend reading FIUV Position Paper: Liturgical Pluralism. It is refreshing to see that I am not alone in seeing nothing wrong with having a multiplicity of rites and uses in one Church, whether or not in communion with Rome. … Continue reading

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Baptism of Sophia

Here in France, the ceremony of blessing and officially launching a boat or a ship is called its Baptism. It goes without saying that this term, also used for the solemn blessing of church bells, is taken in its analogical … Continue reading

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An unpublished “Plan B” paper

Update: I had an e-mail from someone who found me unjust and negative about the ACA. I find that this person missed the whole point of this posting. I put up a piece I wrote in August 2010 – therefore … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Sea

Preparing my address for the blessing of a yacht has provoked me to research a little into the way the sea builds the spiritual life of those who are called. The prayer for the blessing of a boat mentions two … Continue reading

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Simplifying life

I have deleted a blog called The Stoutest Ship were the Frailest Shallop and transferred its contents to this blog. A little thinking about the question will bring out the simple fact that there are many blogs on the Internet … Continue reading

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Monthly Ordo

I have just decided to publish the Sarum Ordo at the beginning of each month. Over the course of this year, I have found errors and omissions and have pencilled in corrections for next year’s complete ordo. This has not … Continue reading

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Union of Scranton Website

The Union of Scranton now has its own website. I have already mentioned on this blog that the Union of Scranton presently consists of the Polish National Catholic Church and the Nordic Catholic Church. The Christ-Katholischen Kirche in Deutschland is an … Continue reading

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For the First of May

I offer you this lovely and unashamedly baroque representation of the Holy Family. I found it on Rorate Caeli – I acknowledge sources. Where they got it from, I have no idea. In the Sarum Missal, we celebrate the Feast … Continue reading

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