Monthly Archives: February 2020

The Nordic Catholic Church and Gnosticism

Update from 5th March 2020. I have received various bits of new information and I am concerned not to be an obstacle in the developing relationship between our churches. Bishop Flemestad has a remarkably lucid philosophical view of the fundamental … Continue reading

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Romantic Reconstruction or Intellectual Prestige

The question keeps nagging away in my mind. A little handful of people in the past and today keep producing books and articles about the Rite / Use of Sarum but cannot get through the barrier represented by the fact … Continue reading

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Modern attempts to revive the Use of Sarum

For the sake of completeness, I published the following article on my old and long-defunct blog on 17th July 2006. Indeed it is a long time that I have been banging the drum, but my philosophical basis has evolved. The … Continue reading

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Liturgical Ressourcement

I have made yet another discovery, of a blog on the liturgy with a difference – Canticum Salomonis, a blog for liturgical ressourcement. I was brought to this blog by my stats page which tells me which sites link to … Continue reading

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A Twitch on the Sarum Thread

I have just published this new book after quite a lot of feverish writing and recycling of some of my blog work. I have also included Canon Warren’s translation of the Order of Mass with the rubrics (in italics). See … Continue reading

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The Sarum Effect

The recent Sarum Vespers in America has made quite an impression, as The Legitimacy of the Sarum Use attests. Our Rad Trad (I wish he wouldn’t use that name!) has often come up with extraordinarily sensitive reflections. I have always … Continue reading

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An Excellent Initiative – Experience of Worship

My attention has just been drawn to this site of resources on medieval liturgy: Experience of Worship Since I had not known about this site, I must assume it is quite new and will evolve in time. My congratulations go … Continue reading

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