Monthly Archives: May 2012

Changing heart

I have little time this morning for a blog post, but the thoughts are there and preoccupy my mind. I expressed my concern about ‘conservative’ Christianity, and a comment came from one of our regular commenters, an independent priest. A … Continue reading

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May 2012 and the sea

Like my sailing blog in French, my postings are a little slow at present. There is little to report, and I see little need to repeat here what is reported elsewhere. Some blogs relate that Bishop Entwistle would be the … Continue reading

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The vocations crisis

I am linking to a very interesting article that offers analysis about the dearth of priestly vocations in the Roman Catholic Church, whilst bishops and the Roman Curia continue to laicise and banish clergy for reasons other than child abuse. … Continue reading

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Derek Olsen on the “core”

The noise is abating, though in some blogs, the same mantras are being chanted over and over again. I won’t go on myself as it is pointless. Perhaps human learning is like training horses, with an electric cattle goad and … Continue reading

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Innocence lost

I often stand in awe of children and those who make fresh discoveries. Their sanctuary is one to be left pure and above all undefiled by those who took their bite of the Apple and were banished. Notes on the … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Adjectives

Facebook keeps sending me e-mails, usually vast amounts of “I’m really keen about that cause” and other pieces of junk, but now and again one gets a link to a blog or an article. Fr Sutter has written Ancient Worship…Timeless Faith. … Continue reading

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A bruised reed shall he not break

A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he sends forth justice unto victory. I found these two comments in David Virtue’s most recent posting about Archbishop Hepworth. Whatever his position might be … Continue reading

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