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Dr Raymond Winch

Today, I found the Liturgiae Causa article by a charming young man who lives in Kent, with whom I occasionally correspond. I met him in London recently in the company of a dear friend who is also keen on the … Continue reading

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And a parish came back in from the cold…

A link was given by a kind soul in a comment on the Orthodox Blow-Out Department. It is worthy of note here. In brief, a continuing Anglican parish that joined the Russian Orthodox Church outside Russia has returned to continuing … Continue reading

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A Great Sailing E-mail Group

This is one I recommend, called Openboat. It has 1534 members from all over the world, not just England. I have just joined it. This is the official description: Openboat is dedicated to the cruising of open boats in coastal … Continue reading

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Museum Christianity?

I have no desire to speculate on the ins and outs of western Christians who decide to embrace Orthodoxy. Many do and find happiness in the eastern liturgical and spiritual tradition, especially with the Russians, a half-way house between Byzantium … Continue reading

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A Comment on Commenting

I have more or less followed the long thread of comments on the recent posting I did on Western Orthodoxy. My feelings are mixed. On one side I am grateful for exchanges of information and opinions, which gives a blog … Continue reading

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The Artist’s Canvas

In the Parable of the Sower (Mark iv.3-20), the seed is the Word of God and the various places where it can fall represent the attitude of those listening or not listening. There seems to be another element, the types … Continue reading

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Ecclesial Prophecies

Much has been made of sayings and writings by Benedict XVI and men like Cardinal Christoph von Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna in Austria. I had the latter as one of my professors at Fribourg. He normally taught dogmatic theology in … Continue reading

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Your search terms

Here are some more interesting search terms since the end of May 2012. I have deleted the title of this blog or searches for its URL. old catholics – Of course, Old Catholicism means different things to different people. bishop … Continue reading

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Is Putin a Romantic?

I found it quite difficult to recollect myself for Mass this morning as a thought kept stabbing into my mind – the similarity between Aleksandr Dugin’s ideas, representing Russian and European New-Right traditionalism and Romanticism, at least on the surface. … Continue reading

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Pushkin, not Putin

I try to understand the present crisis in philosophical terms. I am alarmed about Russia and its culture being “cancelled” and demonised. Like most people in the part of the world where I live, I believe that Putin is wrong … Continue reading

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