Monthly Archives: January 2017

Another Light in the Darkness

This delighted me – Starting Again, from someone who occasionally sends in comments and writes me e-mails from time to time. Like myself, Timothy Graham uses his real name on his blog and tells us who he is. This is … Continue reading

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And Thereto I Plight Thee My Troth

Since I seem to share my English “stuffiness” with Fr John Hunwicke, I share his most recent article Bishop Stephen Lopes and Remarried Divorcees which is more about the rite of marriage than the moral and sacramental issues of adultery … Continue reading

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Practical Ideas

I sometimes look at unorthodox ideas of the finer points of life in the New Age tendency. I think a lot of it is bollocks, but I do discern some things that are a good idea for those of us … Continue reading

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Intimations of Aspiedom

I have been hesitating about writing another posting on Aspergers Syndrome (high functioning autism). What I have already written has attracted different reactions. One has been someone who seemed to be sick and tired of the subject and that all … Continue reading

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Fifth Anniversary

It just occurred to me that this blog is celebrating its fifth birthday. The first post Invitation was sent in on 17th January 2012 at a time when I was still running the English Catholic blog from which I desperately … Continue reading

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Stuffy?

I have never been in my whole life been called stuffy, at least until now. John Bruce must have found me at the East India Club and discovered I had died on account of the god-awful stench from behind the … Continue reading

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Historical TAC Material

Seeing that the question is being discussed in some quarters, I decided to re-post material from my old English Catholic blog. I don’t want it to be used for re-fuelling old polemics, but rather as a raw historical resource for … Continue reading

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The Continuum Blog

The memories come flooding back about Fr Robert Hart’s blog The Continuum when we read this again from John Bruce – What’s Become Of The “Continuum”? This blog was founded by Albion Land who at some point became Orthodox and … Continue reading

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The Elusive Anglican Patrimony

I have had discussions with my friend over the past couple of days, and the subject of the Ordinariates and Anglican Patrimony came up. I think that a lot of wisdom came out of these conversations, both of us being … Continue reading

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Roots of English Catholicism

Some of you may know that I am away from home, presently in England. I am staying this weekend with an old friend of mine. My friend took me for a little drive and we stopped off at Hursley, a … Continue reading

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