Monthly Archives: February 2014

Pope’s ID going Viral

Sometimes, I wonder whether people are looking for something to talk about. Pope Francis has obtained a new passport from his native country – BERGOGLIO, Jorge Mario. Well, one might protest, he is the Pope and is supposed to have … Continue reading

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Obituary for Brother Charles Vockler

I simply give the link to the article in the ACC web site and reproduce the text by Archbishop Haverland. I will also celebrate a Requiem Mass tomorrow for him on the day of his funeral. * * * Anglicans … Continue reading

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Music & Monarchy

Here is a magnificent set of documentaries about our British Monarchy and the music our Kings and Queens patronised. David Starkey’s MUSIC & MONARCHY 1. Crown & Choir David Starkey’s MUSIC & MONARCHY 2. Revolutions David Starkey’s MUSIC & MONARCHY … Continue reading

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For at his word the stormy wind ariseth…

I wish to share with you this link to some photos of the sea in Brittany just a few days ago. The Arctic vortex has caused a single storm system that is causing very cold weather in North America and … Continue reading

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Patricius on Tolkien

My good friend Patricius has written an article about Ronald Tolkien in his blog – Is Tolkien dangerous? Part I…. He has sent me the second part to ask my advice, but I have already had to tell him that … Continue reading

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Meltdown?

Dr William Tighe draws our attention to Anglican Church in Meltdown. The article is inevitably written by the ever-smug Fr Dwight Longenecker. I could say say all kinds of unkind things like wondering what he’s doing in America and so … Continue reading

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A Gold Mine of a Blog

Here is a blog I have been introduced to recently – Tony Equale’s Blog. There are many themes in it that ring very true with me. His latest article (I am waiting impatiently for part 2) is Universalist Christianity — … Continue reading

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The Cat among the Pigeons of St Peter’s Square?

I was doing my usual rounds this morning and was pointed to an article in Italian – Forse non è canonicamente valida la “rinuncia” di Papa Benedetto. The way things move in the Vatican, this one might have the canonists … Continue reading

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More Conservative Delerium

I often get news bulletins from French and English-speaking conservative sources like Civitas in France. Sometimes things go a little far like this article in French – Des petits garçons en robe à l’école maternelle au nom de la théorie … Continue reading

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Chadwick – What does this name mean?

I don’t know if there are many Chadwick-s in the USA. The French are very amused, especially my wife who is French but took my surname on marrying me. She merely explains to friends that the name is about as … Continue reading

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