Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Mounting Drum Beat

Fr Michael Gollop has written Politics without vision – and a defence of trees in the context of the upcoming British General Election, which will certainly influence the turn of things in France for our upcoming local elections and the … Continue reading

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TAC tittle-tattle

I occasionally call in at St Mary’s Hollywood: The Cold Case File and found a series on the Anglican Church in America led by Bishop Brian Marsh. Mr Bruce’s latest mentions me in Who Is Brian Marsh? — III. Indeed … Continue reading

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Justorum animae

Justorum animae in manu Dei sunt, et non tanget illos tormentum mortis. Visi sunt oculis insipientium mori, illi autem sunt in pace. These are the words that came into my mind as I saw this amazing gravestone on Facebook, and … Continue reading

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More than 500,000 views

My statistics inform me that this blog has had 504,823 views (as of right now) since I set it up in January 2012. That is just over three years ago. I am also informed that this is my 972nd posting, … Continue reading

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Holy Week 2015

My organisation of Holy Week is taking shape with the visit of Roger Barnes to our sailing club on Holy Saturday, where he will be giving a talk on dinghy cruising. As I mentioned earlier, dinghy cruising is only beginning … Continue reading

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Prometheus Unbound

I came across a fairly mind-blowing article this morning. A New Way To Be Human: The Plan Is To Replace Existing Humans With ‘Transhuman’ Hybrids I don’t take this sort of stuff very seriously, any more than the ideas of … Continue reading

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Small Dioceses

Interesting article from Fr Hunwicke – Dioceses. In some of the southern Italian dioceses, the Bishop is as accessible as a parish priest and there is virtually no bureaucracy beyond a secretary / archivist and a bursar. This is one … Continue reading

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Gender Bending

One problem with modern society is labelling and stereotyping without seeking to understand the profound dimensions of things. With a hat tip to Deborah Gyapong (Foolishness to the World), I came across an article on gender identity by Monsignor Tony … Continue reading

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Dom Alcuin Reid

A new book is being born in the erudite hands of an Australian Benedictine monk and liturgical scholar by the name of Dom Alcuin Reid. He needs no introduction in liturgical circles promoting ideas similar to those expressed by Pope … Continue reading

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Tour of our Chapel

My chapel is fairly well known through photos. Here it is in a very shaky video (using a laptop computer and webcam rather than a proper camcorder) and you can see just about everything there is to be seen.

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