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Facebook and Com-boxes

My brother priest Fr Jonathan Munn shows sympathy for whom he calls “the administrators of a certain Sarum-based Facebook group“. I thank him for his discretion. I am the founder of Use of Sarum on Facebook, and my other brother … Continue reading

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Online and recorded Mass

I have decided to discontinue my liturgical recordings and I encourage those who would like to attend online or recorded Sarum masses to go to Fr Andrew Scurr’s page on Facebook (ask for his “friendship” if necessary). I will continue … Continue reading

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La Fête-Dieu 2020

Corpus Christi according to the Use of Sarum. The proper is identical to that in the Roman missal. I give a few reflections on the joy of La Fête-Dieu in French or Fronleichnam in German as still celebrated in towns … Continue reading

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Anglican Liturgy in Latin

I have just discovered this fascinating article St Columba and the Scottish Liturgy in Latin which includes the video: As one who celebrates nearly always in Latin, I appreciate his reasoning by Revd Dr Stephen Holmes for the use of Latin in … Continue reading

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To be a Romantic or not, that is the question…

This little piece is intended to replace a criticism I made of a posting written by a brother priest and a dear friend. By deleting the post, I was certainly more severe on myself than on him. What concerned me … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday 2020

Trinity Sunday according to the Use of Sarum. The sermon was not prepared but consists of a number of fairly disjointed reflections about the meanings of words in different philosophical contexts, also about questions of altered consciousness caused by drugs, … Continue reading

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Kind words from Argentina

WordPress informs me when other blogs and sites on the web have referred to my blog. A little encouragement from time to time is good for morale. Raúl Oscar Amado is professor of history at the National University of Luján, … Continue reading

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Cruise on the Seine 2020

I have just been for a two-day cruise on the Seine, from Sunday afternoon to today (Tuesday). I managed to get some pleasant sailing between the long hauls upwind under power. Welcome to my little world outside churchy subjects… Last … Continue reading

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Whitsun 2020

Whitsun 2020. Mass of Pentecost Sunday according to the Use of Sarum with sung Officium, Sequence and Communion.

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Whitsun Vigil 2020

Here is my Whitsun Vigil according to the Use of Sarum but with the biblical readings in English.

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