Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Traditional Anglican Church in Britain

The Traditional Anglican Church in Britain was never very sizeable in a country where it would almost be said that people would continue to attend the same church building even it were sold to the Muslims and converted into a … Continue reading

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The Anglican Catholic Church of Canada

Canada is second in my attempts to survey the TAC, and this task is also facilitated by the high-quality website. The division between the ACCC and the ordinariate-bound occurred peacefully on the whole. There was a previous division involving the … Continue reading

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The Anglican Church in America

I begin my survey with the easiest – because the web sites are detailed and kept up to date. The Americans are great with computer technology and use it to great effect. Those who are not good with computers find … Continue reading

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Sarum Calendar 2013

On Sarum Chant. To quote from the site: The Kalendar appearing here contains in the third column the information provided in the printed Sarum Kalendars such as that found at the front of the Breviarium 1531.  In the fourth column … Continue reading

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Bishop Brian Marsh on Portsmouth

I have written to Bishop Brian Marsh of the ACA and asked him in these terms: It would be very useful for me to be able to publish a testimony in retrospect about what the TAC bishops understood when they … Continue reading

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The Regrouped TAC and its presence on the Internet

I am approaching a tender subject, and some of the communications I am receiving suggest that I need to handle this with kid gloves. Some have paid a high price for following Archbishop Hepworth’s ordinariate scheme. Consultative bodies were established … Continue reading

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A Clarification

Deborah Gyapong has written this clarification as a comment in her blog. I reproduce it here in a spirit of fairness. My concern is not so much trying to convince people of a belief in the One True Church—which is … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings and a Couple of Reflections

I would like to send my warmest wishes to all my readers on this holy day of Christmas. Since yesterday evening, I celebrated Midnight Mass with my wife after having blessed the crib and placed the infant Jesus in the … Continue reading

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Deborah Gyapong and Trashing

She has been bashing this one for a long time, but I have always treated her as a lady and have sometimes tried to “negotiate”. Personally, I am fond of her, but her decreasing tolerance has made me truly wince. … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

This is the proper from the Sarum missal, which does not correspond with the Rorate Mass in the Roman missal. This Rorate Mass, sometimes called the Golden Mass, was celebrated last Ember Wednesday. * * * Fourth Sunday in Advent. … Continue reading

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