Tag Archives: Western Rite Orthodoxy

Reflections on the Prayer Book

My brother in the priesthood Fr Jonathan Munn has written some reflections on the Prayer Book in Why I don’t use the Book of Common Prayer. That is certainly a provocative subject, especially with our American brethren identifying as Anglicans, … Continue reading

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Looking for Ships

I’m finding this Looking for a Ship blog quite fascinating in its own right. It is run by Fr C, but it is not clear who this priest is or which institutional Church he belongs to. Perhaps he or one of … Continue reading

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Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch’intrate

It is the famous quote of Dante, most frequently translated as Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. It is a quotation I often remember when walking up some streets in London with the dark glass and steel office buildings … Continue reading

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Pre-Tridentine Catholicism

Searching for the Long Lonely Road to Pre-Tridentine Catholicism I heartily recommend this highly lucid article.

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Other Enquiring Minds

I once spent a couple of days with Fr Michael Wood at an Orthodox monastery in France. He is a Russian Orthodox priest of Australian and Anglican origins, and runs a western rite mission in England. He spends time on … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy and Catholicism

Not intending to stir up old embers for the Blowout department, this is a fine article – Distinctions between Orthodoxy and Catholicism. Many of us Anglicans joke cynically about the “two one true churches”. I really am far beyond having … Continue reading

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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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Liturgical Christianity

I went through my morning routine of drinking coffee and looking at my e-mail and blog comments. One by Christopher William McAvoy stood out on the Orthodox Blow-Out Department. Without reproducing it here, it contains a theme that is close … Continue reading

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Just a Little Reminder

There has been something of a flurry in the Orthodox Blow-Out Department comments section. I should be very clear in that I wish all the best to our Orthodox brethren whether of eastern of western rites. The Orthodox world is entirely … Continue reading

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