Tag Archives: Canterbury Anglicanism

Validity of a Church’s Orders

There has been a recent scuffle on the internet about the validity of Orders in the Anglican Catholic Church. The person concerned is a priest of one of the American continuing Anglican Churches and seems to be drifting towards the … Continue reading

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The Sign of Contradiction

I awoke from a dream this morning in which I was approached by some priests I knew in the 1990’s, all dead now. They suggested that my canonical situation in regard to the Roman Catholic Church could be “sorted out” … Continue reading

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The Godless Church

This morning, thanks to Dr William Tighe’s e-mails of news links, I read this interview of Benedict XVI by a German newspaper – Benedict XVI laments lack of faith in German Catholic officialdom. This expression of his thought is quite … Continue reading

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The Clint Eastwood Hour

I am in the process of looking for a redundant organ for a church in France that has asked me for one and has called on my services as a skilled non-professional organ builder. I found a number of available … Continue reading

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Anglicanorum Coetibus Hermeneutics

In about 2010 and the following year, we were all speculating about Anglicanorum coetibus and whose petition it was answering. Mrs Deborah Gyapong has written Syncretism? Bait and switch? A look at reality in the Ordinariates for Catholics of Anglican Patrimony. … Continue reading

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Medievalism and Ritualism

This is the kind of article I would have appreciated in the first issue of The Blue Flower. Medievalism and Ritualism – Part 1: Percy Dearmer and the scholarly context of the Parson’s Handbook has been written by Fr Allan Barton … Continue reading

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Another Couple of Hissy Fits

Perhaps he thought I had been beaten into submission – but I’m back! He has recently written Latin Mass Again and More From Guelzo On Anglo-Catholicism. Our friend has got steam up again and is ready to pummel us anti-technology romantics into … Continue reading

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Roman Catholic Churchmanship

It is not my intention to rant against Rome, because it is an Apostolic Church in direct continuity from the Undivided and Universal Church to which we as Anglicans profess our faith in the Affirmation of Saint Louis. We repudiate … Continue reading

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Msgr Andrew Burnham and Romanticism

One of the loveliest talks I heard this week in Oxford was that of Msgr Andrew Burnham of the Ordinariate in England – Reply to Bishop Christopher Cocksworth’s ‘The Character and Gifts of Anglican Worship’. The following passage particularly impressed me: … Continue reading

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Conference in Oxford

I am still in England after having been at my Diocesan Synod in Westminster, served our little mission in Bristol, spent a day with a dear friend who was recently inducted as a parish Vicar, enjoyed precious time with another … Continue reading

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