Monthly Archives: August 2013

Being Poor, Non-Pelagian and Re-oriented

There’s a lovely article on Fr Ray Blake’s blog Poorer Church, a non-Pelagian Church, a re-Orientated Church. He naturally bases his ideas on what he has been hearing from Pope Francis. Poor Church? Few things make me more angry than … Continue reading

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My Goliards

I have been out of touch with the Ordinariate movement for a very long time, and I had more or less assumed that everything was cut and dried, sorted as they say up in Manchester. But as they also say … Continue reading

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Medieval Vestments

Modern Medievalism has a new article A look into the medieval parish church’s vestry: on vestments. The article is beautifully presented and illustrated. The explanations are very valuable, especially at an age where we can begin to wonder whether liturgical … Continue reading

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The Blogging Ministry

I begin with a hat tip to Fr Smuts for bringing the article to my attention. He makes no commentary himself, but gives the link to Seven Reasons Every Pastor Should Have a Blog. It obviously depends on what kind … Continue reading

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War and Peace

No, this is not a rewrite of Tolstoy’s monumental book. I simply draw your attention to a new tendency in the thread of comments on The Roaring Mouse. The subject has turned to the painful issue of warfare. Is there such … Continue reading

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My Usuals in the Blogosphere

Here are some of the blogs I keep my eye on to keep informed. It is not an exhaustive list and there are many other fine blogs around. There is no “order” in this list. The Anglican Catholic – presently … Continue reading

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Fifteen Nautical Miles

I made a day of it yesterday and sailed from Veules les Roses to just short short of Varangeville sur Mer, slightly to the west of Dieppe. Google Earth gave me a distance measurement of 7 and a half nautical … Continue reading

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The Roaring Mouse

I heard something in private correspondence about one of our ACC bishops in South Africa anathematising the person occupying the post of Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. This event has been described in an article by David Virtue (reproduced … Continue reading

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Tuppence a Peek

The old Anglo-Catholic blog has shown a fluttering of life (the first since a posting in January 2013 about traditionalist RC matters) with an article about possibilities for a new and definitive Mass liturgy for the Ordinariates. I have read … Continue reading

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I’m a lumberjack, and I’m okay

It’s an old song from Monty Python that you can find by searching on Google or Youtube. Over the past week, I have cut down at least thirty thuja (cedar) trees that were invading my garden. The point is that … Continue reading

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