Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Comment on Commenting

I have more or less followed the long thread of comments on the recent posting I did on Western Orthodoxy. My feelings are mixed. On one side I am grateful for exchanges of information and opinions, which gives a blog … Continue reading

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Two Sailing Days

I have had a real treat over the past two days, as my big translating order has made such good progress – yes still the massive great machine for making aircraft parts. I took the boat to the port of … Continue reading

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Authority and Tradition

For many years, I have heard it said again and again that the crisis of western Christianity is one of authority. This constitutes the entire question of religious freedom and the liberty of the conscience – also why some authoritarian … Continue reading

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My Former Archbishop

Fr Stephen Smuts has published photos and articles from the mainstream Australian press in No Charge for Priest Accused by John Hepworth and Oh How the Mighty Have Fallen…. I followed much of this at the time, especially between the time I … Continue reading

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Prayers for our Bishop

Bishop Damien Mead had a bad accident – Bishop’s Accident 1st June 2013. A heavy display cabinet in the ACC church shop in Canterbury fell onto his foot causing a lot of damage, enough to cause great pain, the need … Continue reading

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The Judgement of the World

This is only indirectly germane to this site, but it is a fact that will relativise many of the ideological arguments between us on the blog. Take a look at The Trash Vortex. Where I live, Tuesday is what my … Continue reading

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The Artist’s Canvas

In the Parable of the Sower (Mark iv.3-20), the seed is the Word of God and the various places where it can fall represent the attitude of those listening or not listening. There seems to be another element, the types … Continue reading

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