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Ten Years

I have overshot the tenth anniversary of this blog. The first posting was Invitation of 17th January 2012, in which my desire for change was apparent. Change from what? I had been one of the co-authors of The Anglo-Catholic (now … Continue reading

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Beauty for Ashes

As I prepared to say Mass today of the Feast of St Nicholas of Myra, three little words came into my mind and filled all my thoughts – Beauty for ashes. They come from Isaiah 61. The Spirit of the … Continue reading

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If Music be the Food of Love…

I have just been listening to a conversation between three French priests and two informed layman on a YouTube forum by the name of Club des Hommes en Noir hosted by the French Catholic journal L’Homme Nouveau. Que signifie “être … 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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Academy of Ideas

I have been enjoying many videos from the Academy of Ideas. In the description, we find: We create videos explaining the ideas of history’s great thinkers. We do this to help supply the world with more knowledge, to empower the … Continue reading

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Weltschmerz

I have just watched this video from the psychologist Richard Grannon I warn you that there is a lot of swearing and not too many kind words about God or religion. I look behind the front and try to understand … Continue reading

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Mendelssohn Flies Away…

I wrote the article O for the Wings of a Dove a few months ago at a time when my life was becoming increasingly conflictual. Finally the dove flew away and found its dovecote. In that little article, I reflected on … Continue reading

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Settling in…

The settling-in process is coming on. It is the prerequisite for being able to take life in hand and return to writing and making videos. I built my bookshelves last week, and there are just as many in shelves the … Continue reading

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New Oratory

I have already posted these photos to Facebook to announce the “birth” of a new oratory in my little house near Ambrières les Vallées in the Mayenne. I have resumed the dedication to St Martin of Tours of my old … Continue reading

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Oratoire Saint-Martin

Here is a brief posting to replace an earlier one which expressed a lack of prudence on my part. The most I will say is that I am now separated and many things remain in the air. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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