Author Archives: Fr Anthony Chadwick

Benedictine and Ignatian Views of the Liturgy

I have just received some links to two interesting articles on fundamental attitudes regarding the liturgy – The Ironic Outcome of the Benedictine-Jesuit Controversy and Sacramental or devotional. . . The latter article was written by a Lutheran. This was … Continue reading

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Sarum Makes Progress

There’s a chance that Sarum will sail this year. I have adapted the hull fittings to the rig and have rebuilt the rudder head. I am still waiting for a couple of V jam-cleats for the tiller, for the line … Continue reading

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Sailing Analogies

I quite often look at the French traditionalist Forum Catholique which had a posting that caught my attention: Celui qui ne tire pas les bords dans un archipel, va passer droit sur un rocher… Quand le vent est stable, quand … Continue reading

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Man’s Inhumanity to Man

I occasionally look at David Virtue’s site and found an article on his visit to Prague and his reflections about missionary work in eastern Europe in the Communist era and the evaporation of Christianity in our time. He also visited … Continue reading

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Original Sin

I have just been reading this article on original sin from a “liberal” point of view. The author’s thesis is that this doctrine needs to be “reviewed, reformulated, or even discarded”. The ideas he expressed fit in entirely with my … Continue reading

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In the Midst of Life…

Something quite scary happened to me this morning. I woke up at about 5am needing to go to the bathroom. About two steps from the bed, my head reeled and my legs gave way under me – I had collapsed. … Continue reading

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A Boat named Sarum

I had the most amazing stroke of luck today, that of finding a dinghy hull for only fifty euros – and close to my home. It and several others are being sold by an association specialising in helping young people … Continue reading

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